Michael W Varner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Myasthenia gravis and pregnancy
    Michael Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 56:372-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cesarean scar imaging and prediction of subsequent obstetric complications
    Michael Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:988-96. 2012
  3. pmc Influenza-like illness in hospitalized pregnant and postpartum women during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:593-600. 2011
  4. pmc Glycemic characteristics and neonatal outcomes of women treated for mild gestational diabetes
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:819-27. 2011
  5. 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
  6. pmc The effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on pregnant women with asthma
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Ste 634, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 137:601-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006
  9. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Genomic and Proteomic Network for Premature Birth Reseach
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Markers of Developmental Delay (MODD)
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Myasthenia gravis and pregnancy
    Michael Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 56:372-81. 2013
    ..Newborns may suffer in utero or neonatal consequences, usually transient, of transplacental antibody exposure...
  2. doi request reprint Cesarean scar imaging and prediction of subsequent obstetric complications
    Michael Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:988-96. 2012
    ..There is an ongoing need for prospective adequately powered registries that include clinical factors related to the previous cesarean deliveries that can inform subsequent practice decisions...
  3. pmc Influenza-like illness in hospitalized pregnant and postpartum women during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:593-600. 2011
    ..To estimate characteristics and outcomes of pregnant and immediately postpartum women hospitalized with influenza-like illness during the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic and the factors associated with more severe illness...
  4. pmc Glycemic characteristics and neonatal outcomes of women treated for mild gestational diabetes
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:819-27. 2011
    ..To estimate the association between fasting and 2-hour postprandial blood glucose levels and neonatal outcomes in women treated for mild gestational diabetes...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc The effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on pregnant women with asthma
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Ste 634, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 137:601-8. 2010
    ..The article was designed to estimate the effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on asthma severity and obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether maternal obesity is associated with pulmonary and nonpulmonary pregnancy complications in asthmatic women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate whether midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is associated with an increased risk of subsequent preterm delivery...
  9. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
    ..Although theoretically at increased risk for placenta accreta, this risk has not been well-quantified. Our objective was to estimate and compare the risks of uterine rupture and placenta accreta in women with prior uterine surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of maternal asthma and asthma severity on newborn morphometry
    Julie S Moldenhauer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:145-9. 2010
    ..To determine if maternal asthma or asthma severity affects newborn morphometry...
  12. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of change in infant birth weight between pregnancies on the outcome of a trial of labor for women whose first cesarean delivery was performed for dystocia...
  13. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery after a trial of operative vaginal delivery with those in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery without such an attempt...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery
    Judith U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:125-33. 2006
    ....
  15. pmc The frequency and complication rates of hysterectomy accompanying cesarean delivery
    Cynthia S Shellhaas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:224-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the frequency, indications, and complications of cesarean hysterectomy...
  16. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to prevent recurrent preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:234-42. 2010
    ..To assess whether the addition of an omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplement would reduce preterm birth in women with at least one prior spontaneous preterm birth receiving 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:814-9. 2007
    ..To estimate success rates and risks with a trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation compared with one previous cesarean delivery for a singleton pregnancy...
  18. pmc Maternal insulin resistance and preeclampsia
    John C Hauth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:327.e1-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether mid-trimester insulin resistance is associated with subsequent preeclampsia...
  19. pmc A multicenter, randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1339-48. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus improves pregnancy outcomes...
  20. pmc Perinatal outcomes in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes
    Erica K Berggren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1099-104. 2012
    ..To compare perinatal outcomes between self-identified Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or glucose intolerance...
  21. pmc Second trimester cervical length and risk of preterm birth in women with twin gestations treated with 17-α hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1360-4. 2010
    ..To compare rates of preterm birth before 35 weeks based on cervical length measurement at 16-20 weeks in women with twin gestations who received 17-α hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17OHPC) or placebo...
  22. doi request reprint Fetal male gender and the benefits of treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    Ray O Bahado-Singh
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:422.e1-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether improvements in pregnancy outcomes after treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus differed in magnitude on the basis of fetal gender...
  23. pmc Effect of antenatal corticosteroids on respiratory morbidity in singletons after late-preterm birth
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:555-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether neonates born to women who previously had received antenatal corticosteroids and then delivered a late-preterm-birth neonate had less respiratory morbidity compared with those not exposed to antenatal corticosteroids...
  24. pmc Vitamins C and E to prevent complications of pregnancy-associated hypertension
    James M Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1282-91. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of antioxidant supplementation with vitamins C and E, initiated early in pregnancy, on the risk of serious adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes related to pregnancy-associated hypertension...
  25. pmc Second-stage labor duration in nulliparous women: relationship to maternal and perinatal outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:357.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess maternal and perinatal outcomes as a function of second-stage labor duration...
  26. doi request reprint Timing of delivery and adverse outcomes in term singleton repeat cesarean deliveries
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:561-9. 2013
    ..To compare the maternal and neonatal risks of elective repeat cesarean delivery compared with pregnancy continuation at different gestational ages, starting from 37 weeks...
  27. pmc Excessive early gestational weight gain and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in nulliparous women
    Carlos A Carreno
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1227-33. 2012
    ..To estimate whether there is an association between excessive early gestational weight gain and the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and excessive fetal growth...
  28. pmc Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for nonlaboring cesarean delivery
    Mara J Dinsmoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:752-6. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of nonlaboring cesarean delivery in reducing postpartum infection-related complications...
  29. pmc The effect of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate on the risk of gestational diabetes in singleton or twin pregnancies
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:392.e1-5. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of gestational diabetes among women who received serial doses of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate vs placebo...
  30. ncbi request reprint Decision-to-incision times and maternal and infant outcomes
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:6-11. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1132-7. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that sleep deprivation adversely affects performance. We hypothesized that cesarean delivery complications would be more frequent during the night shift (11 pm-7 am), and evaluated morbidities by delivery shift...
  32. pmc Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:693-701. 2009
    ..A prediction model for VBAC success, which incorporates factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses, adds to the predictive accuracy of a model that uses only factors available at a first prenatal visit...
  33. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with endometriosis: importance of study population for characterizing disease in the ENDO Study
    C Matthew Peterson
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:451.e1-11. 2013
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for endometriosis and their consistency across study populations in the Endometriosis: Natural History, Diagnosis, and Outcomes (ENDO) Study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Plasma CRH measurement at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation does not predict preterm delivery in women at high-risk for preterm delivery
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of a single second-trimester plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone measurement as a marker for preterm delivery in women at high risk for preterm delivery...
  35. pmc Increasing maternal body mass index and characteristics of the second stage of labor
    Barrett K Robinson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1309-13. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1056-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define independent risk factors for uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery, and to assess their overall association with atony in the study cohort...
  37. doi request reprint Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network cesarean registry: impact of shift change on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:173.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of change of shift for physicians and nurses on complications associated with cesarean delivery...
  38. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Cesarean Registry: safety and efficacy of a trial of labor in preterm pregnancy after a prior cesarean delivery
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1119-26. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Change in mononuclear leukocyte responsiveness in midpregnancy and subsequent preterm birth
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:805-11. 2013
    ..To estimate the associations of change in immune response with preterm delivery, omega-3 supplementation, and fish diet...
  40. doi request reprint Estimating recurrence of spontaneous preterm delivery
    MICHAEL S ESPLIN
    University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:516-23. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
    ..To examine maternal and infant outcomes after a vaginal delivery of twin A and a cesarean delivery of twin B, and to identify whether the second twin experienced increased short-term morbidity as part of a combined route of delivery...
  42. doi request reprint Failed labor induction: toward an objective diagnosis
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:267-72. 2011
    ..To evaluate maternal and perinatal outcomes in women undergoing labor induction with an unfavorable cervix according to duration of oxytocin administration in the latent phase of labor after ruptured membranes...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Relationship between 1-hour glucose challenge test results and perinatal outcomes
    Dana Figueroa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1241-7. 2013
    ..To estimate the relationship between 1-hour 50 g glucose challenge test values and perinatal outcomes...
  45. pmc Population versus customized fetal growth norms and adverse outcomes in an intrapartum cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:335-41. 2013
    ..To compare population versus customized fetal growth norms in identifying neonates at risk for adverse outcomes (APO) associated with small for gestational age (SGA)...
  46. doi request reprint In utero tobacco exposure is associated with modified effects of maternal factors on fetal growth
    Kjersti M Aagaard-Tillery
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:66.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate whether maternal tobacco use is associated with an attenuation in fetal birthweight among women with nutritional and uteroplacental constraints...
  47. doi request reprint Maternal obesity and contraction strength in the first stage of labor
    Jeanette R Chin
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:129.e1-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether maternal obesity is associated with cesarean delivery and decreased contraction strength in the first stage of labor...
  48. ncbi request reprint The relationship between maternal glycemia and perinatal outcome
    Mark B Landon
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:218-24. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between varying degrees of maternal hyperglycemia and pregnancy outcomes...
  49. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes in a recurrent preterm birth prevention clinic
    Tracy A Manuck
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:320.e1-6. 2011
    ..We sought to compare rates of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) and neonatal morbidity between women enrolled in a recurrent PTB prevention clinic compared to those receiving usual care...
  50. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia and subsequent risk of cancer in Utah
    Kjersti M Aagaard-Tillery
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:691-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if preeclampsia is associated with a reduced risk of cancer later in life...
  51. pmc Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:30.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a model that predicts individual-specific risk of uterine rupture during an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:281-7. 2005
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Preterm premature rupture of membranes: does the duration of latency influence perinatal outcomes?
    Tracy A Manuck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:414.e1-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that, when controlled for delivery gestational age, potential prolonged exposure to inflammation/infection could be harmful to the developing fetus...
  54. doi request reprint Decreasing elective deliveries before 39 weeks of gestation in an integrated health care system
    Bryan T Oshiro
    Women and Newborn Clinical Integration Program, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:804-11. 2009
    ..Secondary objectives were to monitor relevant clinical outcomes...
  55. doi request reprint Cytokine gene polymorphisms and length of gestation
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:125-30. 2011
    ..To estimate whether there is an association between length of gestation and gene polymorphisms that effect transcription of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), or interleukin-1β (IL-1β)...
  56. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between chorioamnionitis and its duration to adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes...
  57. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in the promoter region of the interleukin-10 (IL-10) gene in women with cervical insufficiency
    Jennifer E Warren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:372.e1-5. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine whether polymorphisms in the promoter region of the interleukin-10 gene are more common in women with cervical insufficiency compared with controls...
  58. doi request reprint Outcomes of expectantly managed preterm premature rupture of membranes occurring before 24 weeks of gestation
    Tracy A Manuck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Intermountain Healthcare Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:29-37. 2009
    ..To assess contemporary outcomes in expectantly managed preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM) before 24 weeks of gestation...
  59. pmc Effect of interleukin-6 polymorphism on risk of preterm birth within population strata: a meta-analysis
    Wilfred Wu
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    BMC Genet 14:30. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with nonanomalous stillbirths: the Utah Stillbirth Database 1992-2002
    Kjersti M Aagaard-Tillery
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:849-54. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to characterize risk factors associated with nonanomalous stillborn (SB) infants and to ascribe the probability of fetal survival by gestational age among high-risk pregnancies...
  61. doi request reprint Frequency of fetal heart rate categories and short-term neonatal outcome
    Marc Jackson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:803-8. 2011
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Is there a seasonal variation in the diagnosis of oligohydramnios?
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:173-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that oligohydramnios would be diagnosed more frequently in the warm summer months when dehydration might be more common...
  63. pmc Validity and reliability of perinatal biomarkers of adiposity after storage as dried blood spots on paper
    Nicole L Mihalopoulos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:717-9. 2011
    ..To validate use of chip-based immunoaffinity capillary electrophoresis on dried blood spot samples (DBSS) to measure obesity-related hormones...
  64. ncbi request reprint Maternal body mass index and self-reported postpartum depressive symptoms
    D Yvette LaCoursiere
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 30N 1900E Suite 2B200, Salt Lake City, 84132, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:385-90. 2006
    ..This study seeks to characterize the association between BMI and PPD...
  65. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate versus theophylline for moderate asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:737-44. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate to oral theophylline for the prevention of asthma exacerbation(s) requiring medical intervention...
  66. doi request reprint Progesterone receptor genotype, family history, and spontaneous preterm birth
    Tracy A Manuck
    University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:765-70. 2010
    ..To examine whether women with a personal or family history of preterm birth are more likely to have genetic variation in the human progesterone receptor (hPR)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effect of grand multiparity on intrapartum and newborn complications in young women
    Sara M Ellis Simonsen
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah Health Science Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:454-60. 2005
    ..To examine the effect of high parity on complications in young women, aged 18-34 years...
  68. ncbi request reprint Changing prevalence of prenatal substance abuse in Utah
    Karen F Buchi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:27-30. 2003
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit cesarean registry: trial of labor with a twin gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:135-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the success rates and risks in women with a twin pregnancy who attempt a trial of labor after cesarean delivery...
  70. ncbi request reprint Robust estimation of fetal heart rate variability using Doppler ultrasound
    Kumari L Fernando
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, 50 S Central Campus Dr, Room 3280 MEB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:950-7. 2003
    ..This paper includes the results of analyzing synthetic and real Doppler ultrasound data that demonstrates the usefulness of the new measure in HRV analysis...
  71. ncbi request reprint The management of acardiac twins: a conservative approach
    Amy E Sullivan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Room 2B200, 50 N Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1310-3. 2003
    ..Because of increased antenatal diagnosis, outcomes in expectantly managed cases may be better than reported. Our objective was to determine the outcome of expectantly managed acardiac twin pregnancies...
  72. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in preterm birth--the future
    M Sean Esplin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    BJOG 112:97-102. 2005
    ..It is the intent of this manuscript to review the current status of these new technologies and disciplines and to speculate on their applications in the intermediate future...
  73. ncbi request reprint Population-based trends and correlates of maternal overweight and obesity, Utah 1991-2001
    D Yvette LaCoursiere
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:832-9. 2005
    ..This study aims to identify recent population-based trends in maternal overweight and obesity and adverse outcomes...
  74. pmc Patient-level analysis of outcomes using structured labor and delivery data
    Eric S Hall
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Biomed Inform 42:702-9. 2009
    ..In addition to the clinical associations identified, the study demonstrated an approach with global application for representing the amount of nursing care received at the individual patient level in analyses of patient outcomes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous resolution of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnancy
    Jeanne S Sheffield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:557-62. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the rate of spontaneous resolution of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnancy and to evaluate factors associated with its resolution...
  76. pmc Work-up of stillbirth: a review of the evidence
    Robert M Silver
    University of Utah, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:433-44. 2007
    ....
  77. pmc Newborn adiposity measured by plethysmography is not predicted by late gestation two-dimensional ultrasound measures of fetal growth
    Laurie J Moyer-Mileur
    Center for Pediatric Nutrition Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    J Nutr 139:1772-8. 2009
    ..446 MTC + 0.347 PI -29.692; P < 0.001). We conclude that fetal growth biometrics determined by 2-D US do not provide a reliable assessment of %BF in term infants...
  78. ncbi request reprint Current understanding of genetic factors in preterm birth
    Michael W Varner
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    BJOG 112:28-31. 2005
    ..These findings confirm a clear genetic predisposition to spontaneous preterm labour and preterm birth and raise hopes that patient-specific therapies may be developed in the future...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2379-85. 2003
    ..The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery...
  80. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:891-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate risks for intraoperative or postoperative packed red blood cell transfusion in women who underwent cesarean delivery...
  81. doi request reprint Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    ..To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs...
  82. ncbi request reprint Spirometry is related to perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:120-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that maternal asthma symptoms and pulmonary function are related to adverse perinatal outcomes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...
  84. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1016-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  86. ncbi request reprint Asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:5-12. 2004
    ..The primary hypothesis was that moderate or severe asthmatics would have an increased incidence of delivery at <32 weeks of gestation compared with nonasthmatic controls...
  87. ncbi request reprint Fetal pulse oximetry and cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2195-202. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fetal oxygen saturation, as an adjunct to electronic fetal monitoring, may be associated with a significant change in the rate of cesarean deliveries or the infant's condition at birth...
  88. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of induction of labor after one prior cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:262-9. 2007
    ..To compare pregnancy outcomes in women with one prior low-transverse cesarean delivery after induction of labor with pregnancy outcomes after spontaneous labor...
  89. ncbi request reprint Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
    ..To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients who undergo a trial of labor...
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes when primary cesarean delivery is performed in the second stage of labor compared with the first stage...
  91. ncbi request reprint Application of the magnitude-squared coherence function between uterine and umbilical flow velocity waveforms for predicting placental dysfunction: a preliminary study
    Pieter C Struijk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus MC, Division Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 33:1057-63. 2007
    ..The inclusion of magnitude-squared coherence as one of the prediction parameters may improve the early identification of pregnancies subsequently complicated by preeclampsia...
  92. doi request reprint Previous preterm cesarean delivery and risk of subsequent uterine rupture
    Anthony C Sciscione
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19713, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:648-53. 2008
    ..To determine if women with a history of a previous preterm cesarean delivery experienced an increased risk of subsequent uterine rupture compared with women who had a previous nonclassic term cesarean delivery...
  93. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesarean deliveries
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1249-55. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between the number of prior cesarean deliveries and pregnancy outcomes among women with placenta previa...
  94. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:895-905. 2008
    ..Research suggests that fetal exposure to magnesium sulfate before preterm birth might reduce the risk of cerebral palsy...
  95. ncbi request reprint The relationship of asthma medication use to perinatal outcomes
    Michael Schatz
    Allergy Department, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:1040-5. 2004
    ..Maternal asthma has been reported to increase the risk of preeclampsia, preterm deliveries, and lower-birth-weight infants, but the mechanisms of this effect are not defined...
  96. ncbi request reprint Does progesterone treatment influence risk factors for recurrent preterm delivery?
    Paul J Meis
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:557-61. 2005
    ..To examine how demographic and pregnancy characteristics can affect the risk of recurrent preterm delivery and the how the effectiveness of progesterone treatment for prevention alters these relationships...
  97. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:801-7. 2007
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity and mortality among human immunodeficiency virus infected women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Judette Louis
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:385-90. 2007
    ..To determine whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women have a higher rate of postcesarean morbidity and mortality compared with women without HIV infection...
  99. ncbi request reprint Are women with recurrent spontaneous preterm births different from those without such history?
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1176-84; discussion 1184-5. 2006
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Fetal injury associated with cesarean delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:885-90. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence and type of fetal injury identified in women undergoing cesarean delivery...
  101. ncbi request reprint Asthma morbidity during pregnancy can be predicted by severity classification
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:283-8. 2003
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. Genomic and Proteomic Network for Premature Birth Reseach
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Markers of Developmental Delay (MODD)
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....