Alan Thevenet N Tita

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1113-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of postcesarean endometritis with extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Infection Control Unit, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:51-6. 2008
  3. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Two decades of the safe motherhood initiative: time for another wooden spoon award?
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:972-6. 2007
  5. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and maternal perioperative outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:280-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Antenatal herpes serologic screening: an appraisal of the evidence
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1247-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the awareness and practice of evidence-based obstetric care in an African setting
    A T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    BJOG 113:1060-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of anomalous triplets on morbidity outcomes of normal in utero siblings
    Alan T N Tita
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1352-6. 2006
  9. pmc Evidence-based reproductive health care in Cameroon: population-based study of awareness, use and barriers
    Alan T N Tita
    MFM Division, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:895-903. 2005
  10. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1113-9. 2007
    ..There is a paucity of studies of outcomes in carriers of hemoglobin C. We examined the prevalence of hemoglobin C and S carrier status (Hb AC and Hb AS, respectively) and their effect on pregnancy outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of postcesarean endometritis with extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Infection Control Unit, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:51-6. 2008
    ..To describe the effect of an extended-spectrum prophylactic antibiotic regimen on postcesarean endometritis...
  3. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
    ..To review the current status of antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery, emerging strategies to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing postcesarean infection, and the implications of the emerging practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint Two decades of the safe motherhood initiative: time for another wooden spoon award?
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:972-6. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and maternal perioperative outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:280-6. 2011
    ..We assessed whether delivery before 39 weeks is justifiable on the basis of decreased adverse maternal outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antenatal herpes serologic screening: an appraisal of the evidence
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1247-53. 2006
    ..We undertook this review to assess the appropriateness of such screening, making relevant comparisons to established antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening programs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the awareness and practice of evidence-based obstetric care in an African setting
    A T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    BJOG 113:1060-6. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of anomalous triplets on morbidity outcomes of normal in utero siblings
    Alan T N Tita
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1352-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of number of anomalous fetuses on the prevalence of very preterm births (< 32 weeks), very low birth weight (< 1,500 g), and small for gestational age (SGA) infants among their normal cotriplets...
  9. pmc Evidence-based reproductive health care in Cameroon: population-based study of awareness, use and barriers
    Alan T N Tita
    MFM Division, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:895-903. 2005
    ..To estimate the prevalence of awareness and use of evidence-based reproductive health interventions and to describe the barriers associated with the use of evidence-based interventions among health providers in north-west Cameroon...
  10. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between elective cesarean delivery at term (37 weeks of gestation or longer) but before 39 weeks of gestation and neonatal outcomes...
  11. pmc Timing of delivery and pregnancy outcomes among laboring nulliparous women
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics at University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:239.e1-8. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to compare pregnancy outcomes by completed week of gestation after 39 weeks with outcomes at 39 weeks...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial of interconceptional antibiotics to prevent preterm birth: subgroup analyses and possible adverse antibiotic-microbial interaction
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine Division and Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:367.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Impact of extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis on incidence of postcesarean surgical wound infection
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:303.e1-3. 2008
    ..We assessed the impact of an extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis regimen (azithromycin in addition to recommended narrow-spectrum cephalosporin) on postcesarean incisional wound infection...
  14. doi request reprint When is primary cesarean appropriate: maternal and obstetrical indications
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:324-7. 2012
    ..The subjective diagnosis of labor dystocia provides the best opportunity to prevent the first cesarean...
  15. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for preterm birth prevention: an evolving intervention
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:219-24. 2009
    ..In some women, progesterone reduces the risk of PTB. Further study is required to identify appropriate candidates and optimal formulations...
  16. pmc Diagnosis and management of clinical chorioamnionitis
    Alan T N Tita
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th South, Birmingham, AL 3524, USA
    Clin Perinatol 37:339-54. 2010
    ..Recent and ongoing clinical research into better methods for diagnosing, treating, and preventing chorioamnionitis is likely to have a substantial impact on short and long-term outcomes in the neonate...
  17. pmc Impact of interconception antibiotics on the endometrial microbial flora
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:226.e1-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of an interconception antibiotic regimen on endometrial microbial flora and histologic type...
  18. doi request reprint Discussion: 'Infant death among Ohio residents' by Donovan et al
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:e8-9. 2010
    ..In the roundtable that follows, clinicians discuss a study published in this issue of the Journal in light of its methodology, relevance to practice, and implications for future research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids and HELLP
    Alan T N Tita
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:e7; author reply e8-9. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Seasonality and immediate antecedents of sexual intercourse in adolescents
    Sholah Pittman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:193-7. 2005
    ..To assess immediate antecedents of and seasonal variations in sexual intercourse among a focused population of medically indigent adolescent females in Houston, Texas...

Research Grants1

  1. Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) Trial
    Alan Thevenet N Tita; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The trial will be conducted at 3 Ob/Gyn departments experienced in the conduct of clinical trials: University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. ..