Anjel Vahratian

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in studying labour progression in contemporary practice
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:72-8. 2006
  2. pmc Should access to fertility-related services be conditional on body mass index?
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, L4000 Women s Hospital, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5276, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:1532-7. 2009
  3. pmc Prevalence of overweight and obesity among women of childbearing age: results from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0276, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:268-73. 2009
  4. pmc Utilization of fertility-related services in the United States
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:1317-9. 2008
  5. pmc College students' perceptions of emergency contraception provision
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:103-11. 2008
  6. pmc Family-planning practices among women with diabetes and overweight and obese women in the 2002 National Survey For Family Growth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Anjel Vahratian
    Diabetes Care 32:1026-31. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint State-specific trends in preterm delivery: are rates really declining among non-Hispanic African Americans across the United States?
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:27-32. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity and the risk of cesarean delivery in nulliparous women
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:467-74. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal depressive symptoms and state anxiety among women using assisted reproductive technology
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5276, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1192-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Prepregnancy body mass index and gestational age-dependent changes in lipid levels during pregnancy
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:107-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in studying labour progression in contemporary practice
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:72-8. 2006
    ..Moreover, such detailed information could have important clinical implications towards reducing the rate of primary caesarean delivery in the United States...
  2. pmc Should access to fertility-related services be conditional on body mass index?
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, L4000 Women s Hospital, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5276, USA
    Hum Reprod 24:1532-7. 2009
    ..Ongoing monitoring of trends in service utilization in light of the obesity epidemic and delayed childbearing will provide further insight into this clinical health policy issue...
  3. pmc Prevalence of overweight and obesity among women of childbearing age: results from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0276, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:268-73. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among U.S. women of childbearing age...
  4. pmc Utilization of fertility-related services in the United States
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:1317-9. 2008
    ..Nearly half of the study population reported receiving drugs to improve ovulation...
  5. pmc College students' perceptions of emergency contraception provision
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:103-11. 2008
    ..The authors examined college students' perceptions regarding emergency contraception (EC) provision in light of the then pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision about the over-the-counter (OTC) status of EC...
  6. pmc Family-planning practices among women with diabetes and overweight and obese women in the 2002 National Survey For Family Growth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Anjel Vahratian
    Diabetes Care 32:1026-31. 2009
    ..To examine contraceptive practices among diabetic women and obese women...
  7. ncbi request reprint State-specific trends in preterm delivery: are rates really declining among non-Hispanic African Americans across the United States?
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:27-32. 2006
    ..This study sought to examine state-specific trends in preterm delivery rates among non-Hispanic African Americans and to assess whether these rates are influenced by misclassification of gestational age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity and the risk of cesarean delivery in nulliparous women
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:467-74. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity on the risk of term cesarean delivery in nulliparous women...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal depressive symptoms and state anxiety among women using assisted reproductive technology
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5276, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1192-4. 2011
    ..Women who underwent FSH-IUI or IVF had higher levels of depressive symptoms and state anxiety at baseline compared with those who attempted conception naturally, and this difference persisted over time...
  10. doi request reprint Prepregnancy body mass index and gestational age-dependent changes in lipid levels during pregnancy
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:107-13. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of maternal prepregnancy overweight and obesity on gestational age-dependent variation in lipid levels during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin use and the risk of preterm birth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:886-92. 2004
    ..These results suggest that, compared with nonusers, women who take multivitamin supplements prior to conception may have a reduced risk of preterm birth, but further studies are needed with a larger sample of preconceptional users...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal prepregnancy overweight and obesity and the pattern of labor progression in term nulliparous women
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:943-51. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of maternal overweight and obesity on labor progression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception provision: a survey of Michigan physicians from five medical specialties
    Xiao Xu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:489-98. 2007
    ..This study examined the attitudes and practices regarding advance provision and OTC status of ECP among physicians in five medical specialties likely to encounter patients in need of ECP...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of parity on course of labor in a contemporary population
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Birth 33:12-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of parity on labor progression in contemporary obstetric practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of labor progression between induced and noninduced multiparous women
    Matthew K Hoffman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, Delaware 19718, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1029-34. 2006
    ..We sought to determine how labor progression of multiparous women who presented in spontaneous labor differed from those who were electively induced with and from those induced without preinduction cervical ripening...
  16. ncbi request reprint Labor progression and risk of cesarean delivery in electively induced nulliparas
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:698-704. 2005
    ..To describe the pattern of labor progression and risk of cesarean delivery in women whose labor was electively induced...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insurance coverage and health care use among near-elderly women
    Xiao Xu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, L4000 Women s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:139-48. 2006
    ..In this study, we sought to examine the status of near-elderly women's health insurance coverage in the United States and how it may influence their use of health care services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Birthweight differences among infants of North African immigrants and Belgians in Belgium
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Eur J Public Health 14:381-3. 2004
    ..Infants of North African immigrants are reported to have higher birthweights than their Belgian counterparts. It is unclear what mechanism contributes to this difference...
  19. doi request reprint Public perceptions of endometriosis: perspectives from both genders
    Divya K Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:646-50. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of data, however, surrounding perceptions of endometriosis in the general population. This study aims to assess knowledge of endometriosis among individuals of both genders...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preterm delivery rates in North Carolina: are they really declining among non-Hispanic African Americans?
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:59-63. 2004
    ..Such misclassification was more frequent in 1989 than in 1999, inflating 1989 preterm delivery rates...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of early epidural versus early intravenous analgesia use on labor progression: a natural experiment
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:259-65. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of early epidural with the use of early intravenous analgesia on labor progression...
  22. pmc The mothers, Omega-3 and mental health study
    Ellen Mozurkewich
    University of Michigan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:46. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Abdominal surgical incisions and perioperative morbidity among morbidly obese women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Jason Bell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 154:16-9. 2011
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  24. pmc Self-rated health and health care use among women with histories of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Catherine Kim
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:41-2. 2010
    ..To examine self-rated health and health care utilization among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (hGDM)...
  25. pmc Thiazolidinediones decrease vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) production by human luteinized granulosa cells in vitro
    Divya K Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2042-7. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of thiazolidenedione derivatives (TZDs) on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) production by human luteinized granulosa cells and the morphologic development of murine embryos...
  26. pmc Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure is associated with increased risk of failed implantation and reduced IVF success
    Merle D Benedict
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:2525-31. 2011
    ..IVF allows for the collection of follicular fluid (FF), the fluid surrounding the pre-ovulatory oocyte, which may be a more biologically relevant sample media than urine or serum in studies of early reproduction...
  27. pmc The effects of a single cervical inoculation of Chlamydia trachomatis on the female reproductive tract of the baboon (Papio anubis)
    Jason D Bell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:1305-12. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if the baboon could become infected with a single cervical inoculation of Chlamydia trachomatis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of gestational age classifications: date of last menstrual period vs. clinical estimate
    Martha S Wingate
    University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0022, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:425-30. 2007
    ..We contrasted these measures by race/ethnicity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Monozygotic twinning associated with day 5 embryo transfer in pregnancies conceived after IVF
    Victoria Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1831-6. 2004
    ..This study examines the association between day of embryo transfer and monozygotic (MZ) twinning...