Alison G Cahill

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Minor trauma in pregnancy--is the evaluation unwarranted?
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:208.e1-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the success and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:654-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Labor in 2013: the new frontier
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:531-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association of atypical decelerations with acidemia
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1387-93. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Number of cervical examinations and risk of intrapartum maternal fever
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1096-101. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Impact of fetal gender on the labor curve
    Alison G Cahill
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63105, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:335.e1-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Intrapartum magnesium for prevention of cerebral palsy: continuing controversy?
    Alison G Cahill
    Dpartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:122-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after caesarean for women with three or more prior caesareans: assessing safety and success
    A G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    BJOG 117:422-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in pregnancy using computed-tomographic angiography or ventilation-perfusion
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:124-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy loss rate after mid-trimester amniocentesis in twin pregnancies
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:257.e1-6. 2009

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Publications90

  1. doi request reprint Minor trauma in pregnancy--is the evaluation unwarranted?
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:208.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rate of and risks for abruption and adverse pregnancy outcome after minor trauma in pregnancy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in the success and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:654-8. 2008
    ..To determine if race is associated with election to attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC), VBAC success, and maternal morbidities associated with VBAC...
  3. doi request reprint Labor in 2013: the new frontier
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:531-4. 2013
    ..Given the sheer frequency of labor and delivery, changes that improve outcomes even by a small magnitude have the potential to dramatically impact labor-associated morbidity at the population level. ..
  4. doi request reprint Association of atypical decelerations with acidemia
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1387-93. 2012
    ..To estimate the incidence of atypical fetal heart rate deceleration characteristics in term labor and their association with acidemia...
  5. doi request reprint Number of cervical examinations and risk of intrapartum maternal fever
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1096-101. 2012
    ..To estimate the association between number of cervical examinations and risk of maternal fever during term labor and delivery...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of fetal gender on the labor curve
    Alison G Cahill
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63105, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:335.e1-5. 2012
    ..We sought to estimate the association between fetal gender and first-stage labor curve at term...
  7. doi request reprint Intrapartum magnesium for prevention of cerebral palsy: continuing controversy?
    Alison G Cahill
    Dpartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:122-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present review is to review the literature regarding the use of antenatal magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) for fetal neuroprotection and prevention of cerebral palsy in women at risk of preterm delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after caesarean for women with three or more prior caesareans: assessing safety and success
    A G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    BJOG 117:422-7. 2010
    ..To estimate the rate of success and risk of maternal morbidities in women with three or more prior caesareans who attempt vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in pregnancy using computed-tomographic angiography or ventilation-perfusion
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:124-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the rate of nondiagnosis for patients who initially undergo computed-tomographic angiography compared with those who undergo ventilation-perfusion imaging to diagnose pulmonary embolism in pregnancy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy loss rate after mid-trimester amniocentesis in twin pregnancies
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:257.e1-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the attributable pregnancy loss rate of mid-trimester amniocentesis in twin pregnancies...
  11. pmc Risk factors for bladder injury in patients with a prior hysterotomy
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:116-20. 2008
    ..To estimate the rate of and risk factors for bladder injury in vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) candidates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: evidence-based practice
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:518-25. 2007
    ..An evidence-based approach can guide practitioners and patients through the complex counseling, decision-making, and management issues when considering VBAC delivery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does a maximum dose of oxytocin affect risk for uterine rupture in candidates for vaginal birth after cesarean delivery?
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63105, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:495.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the maximum dose of oxytocin impacts the risk of uterine rupture in women who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Magnesium for seizure prophylaxis in patients with mild preeclampsia
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:601-7. 2007
    ..To estimate whether magnesium therapy is the optimal management for women with mild preeclampsia...
  15. doi request reprint Prediction of cesarean delivery using the fetal-pelvic index
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Mo Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:431.e1-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the usefulness of the fetal-pelvic index (FPI) in the prediction of cesarean delivery among nulliparous and women who undergo a trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC)...
  16. pmc First-trimester prediction of preterm birth using ADAM12, PAPP-A, uterine artery Doppler, and maternal characteristics
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Prenat Diagn 32:1002-7. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The association between prepregnancy maternal body mass index and preterm delivery
    Yan Zhong
    Department of Obstetrics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:293-8. 2010
    ..3, 95% CI: 1.1, 1.6) and PPROM <34 weeks (adjusted OR = 1.4, 95% CI: 1.0, 2.0). Prepregnancy obesity increases the risk of PPROM and decreases risk of spontaneous PTD without PPROM...
  18. pmc Effect of gestational age at the prior cesarean delivery on maternal morbidity in subsequent VBAC attempt
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:276.e1-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the effect of gestational age at the time of prior cesarean on maternal morbidity in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal seizure disorder and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Jessica A McPherson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:378.e1-5. 2013
    ..We sought to estimate the association between maternal seizure disorder and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  20. pmc Association of induction of labor and uterine rupture in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean: a survival analysis
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:51.e1-5. 2012
    ..We sought to estimate the risk of uterine rupture associated with labor induction in women attempting trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) accounting for length of labor...
  21. pmc Clinical accuracy of estimated fetal weight in term pregnancies in a teaching hospital
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:89-93. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether clinical characteristics alter the accuracy of clinical estimation of fetal weight (EFW) in term pregnancies in a teaching hospital...
  22. ncbi request reprint Terminal fetal heart decelerations and neonatal outcomes
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1070-6. 2013
    ..To describe the incidence and characteristics of terminal fetal heart rate decelerations and to estimate their association with acidemia...
  23. pmc Medical and nonmedical factors influencing utilization of delayed pushing in the second stage
    Heather A Frey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:595-600. 2013
    ..To evaluate factors impacting selection to delayed pushing in the second stage of labor...
  24. pmc Impact of obesity on incision-to-delivery interval and neonatal outcomes at cesarean delivery
    Shayna N Conner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:386.e1-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that increasing body mass index (BMI) is associated with increased time from skin incision to infant delivery and increased neonatal morbidity at cesarean delivery...
  25. pmc Fibroid tumors are not a risk factor for adverse outcomes in twin pregnancies
    Molly J Stout
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:68.e1-5. 2013
    ..Uterine fibroid tumors have been associated with adverse outcomes in singleton pregnancies. We aimed to estimate risk for adverse obstetric outcomes that are associated with fibroid tumors in twin pregnancies...
  26. pmc Risk of preterm delivery and growth restriction in twins discordant for structural anomalies
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:70.e1-5. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether twin gestations with an anomalous fetus are at increased risk of preterm delivery or intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) compared to twins with 2 normal fetuses...
  27. doi request reprint Leiomyomas at routine second-trimester ultrasound examination and adverse obstetric outcomes
    Molly J Stout
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1056-63. 2010
    ..To estimate the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with the presence of leiomyomas...
  28. pmc Interval from loop electrosurgical excision procedure to pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes
    Shayna N Conner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1154-9. 2013
    ..We investigated risks of spontaneous abortion and preterm birth as they relate to time elapsed from LEEP to pregnancy...
  29. doi request reprint Does delayed pushing in the second stage of labor impact perinatal outcomes?
    Heather A Frey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:807-14. 2012
    ..To estimate maternal, neonatal, and labor outcomes associated with delayed pushing...
  30. doi request reprint Significance of growth discordance in appropriately grown twins
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:393.e1-5. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the perinatal risks associated with growth discordance in appropriately grown twin gestations...
  31. doi request reprint Adverse outcomes in twin pregnancies complicated by early vaginal bleeding
    Jessica A McPherson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:56.e1-5. 2013
    ..We sought to estimate the risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with early vaginal bleeding in twin pregnancies...
  32. pmc The interaction effect of bacterial vaginosis and periodontal disease on the risk of preterm delivery
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:347-52. 2012
    ..8-1.5, and RR for PD 0.9; 95% CI, 0.7-1.3). The interaction between BV and PD did not statistically significantly impact the odds of sPTD. Coexistence of PD and BV did not have a synergistic effect on sPTD...
  33. doi request reprint Neural tube defects and associated low birth weight
    Shayna M Norman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:473-6. 2012
    ..To estimate the association between neural tube defects (NTDs) and low birth weight...
  34. doi request reprint Fetal congenital heart disease and intrauterine growth restriction: a retrospective cohort study
    Matthew B Wallenstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:662-5. 2012
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Effect of magnesium sulfate on fetal heart rate patterns in the second stage of labor
    Cassandra R Duffy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1129-36. 2012
    ..To estimate the effect of maternal exposure to magnesium sulfate on fetal heart rate characteristics during active labor...
  36. doi request reprint Higher maximum doses of oxytocin are associated with an unacceptably high risk for uterine rupture in patients attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:32.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to more precisely estimate the effect of maximum oxytocin dose on uterine rupture risk in patients attempting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) by considering timing and duration of therapy...
  37. pmc Effect of placenta previa on fetal growth
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:330.e1-5. 2010
    ..To estimate the association between placenta previa and abnormal fetal growth...
  38. pmc Efficiency of first-trimester uterine artery Doppler, a-disintegrin and metalloprotease 12, pregnancy-associated plasma protein a, and maternal characteristics in the prediction of preeclampsia
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:1593-600. 2013
    ....
  39. pmc Risk of cesarean delivery after loop electrosurgical excision procedure
    Heather A Frey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:39-45. 2013
    ..To estimate whether previous loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) affects the risk of cesarean delivery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Association and prediction of neonatal acidemia
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:206.e1-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the predictive ability of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) patterns immediately prior to delivery for acidemia at term birth...
  41. ncbi request reprint Natural history of placenta previa in twins
    Matthew A Weis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:753-8. 2012
    ..To estimate the incidence of placenta previa in twin pregnancies compared with singletons and to estimate the rate and gestational age of previa resolution in twin pregnancies...
  42. pmc The pattern of labor preceding uterine rupture
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:210.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize the labor of women attempting trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) who experience uterine rupture...
  43. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-detected subchorionic hemorrhage and the obstetric implications
    Shayna M Norman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:311-5. 2010
    ..To estimate the association between the ultrasonographic diagnosis of subchorionic hemorrhage and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  44. doi request reprint Congenital uterine anomalies and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Meiling Hua
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:558.e1-5. 2011
    ..We sought to estimate whether the presence of a maternal uterine anomaly is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Frequent epidural dosing as a marker for impending uterine rupture in patients who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:355.e1-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the association between epidural dosing and the risk of uterine rupture in women who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)...
  46. doi request reprint Magnesium sulfate therapy for the prevention of cerebral palsy in preterm infants: a decision-analytic and economic analysis
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:542.e1-7. 2011
    ..We sought to estimate the cost-effectiveness of magnesium neuroprophylaxis for all women at risk for preterm birth <32 weeks...
  47. ncbi request reprint Is vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) or elective repeat cesarean safer in women with a prior vaginal delivery?
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1143-7. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) or elective repeat cesarean delivery is safer overall for a woman with a prior vaginal delivery...
  48. pmc Echogenic bowel on second-trimester ultrasonography: evaluating the risk of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1341-8. 2011
    ..To estimate if echogenic bowel diagnosed on second-trimester ultrasonography has an independent risk association with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and intrauterine fetal demise...
  49. doi request reprint Perinatal outcomes in women with subchorionic hematoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Methodius G Tuuli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1205-12. 2011
    ..To estimate the association between subchorionic hematoma and adverse perinatal outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sonographic accuracy of estimated fetal weight in twins
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233 7333, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 32:625-30. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the accuracy of sonographic formulas for estimating birth weight in twin pregnancies...
  51. pmc The incidence of isolated single umbilical artery in twins and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Molly J Stout
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in Saint Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Prenat Diagn 33:269-72. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of single umbilical artery (SUA) in twin pregnancies and to investigate whether SUA in twin gestations is associated with adverse obstetric outcomes...
  52. doi request reprint Risk of stillbirth after 37 weeks in pregnancies complicated by small-for-gestational-age fetuses
    Amanda S Trudell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:376.e1-7. 2013
    ..The evidence for delivering small-for-gestational-age (SGA) fetuses at 37 weeks remains conflicting. We examined the risk of stillbirth per week of gestation beyond 37 weeks for pregnancies complicated by SGA...
  53. doi request reprint Is continuous monitoring the answer to incidentally observed fetal heart rate decelerations?
    Katherine M Sisco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, Saint Louis, Misouri 63110, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:405-9. 2009
    ..We examined the interventions and outcomes of pre-term patients with an incidentally identified fetal heart rate (FHR) deceleration and otherwise reassuring FHR pattern admitted for continuous FHR monitoring (FM)...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effects of obesity on the first stage of labor
    Shayna M Norman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:130-5. 2012
    ..To estimate the effects of obesity on the duration and progression of the first stage of labor in a predominantly obese population and estimate the dose-effect with increasing classes of obesity...
  55. pmc The relationship between maternal body mass index and tobacco use on small-for-gestational-age infants
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:153-8. 2012
    ..Continued emphasis on both smoking cessation and maintenance of normal prepregnancy BMI remains paramount to decreasing the incidence of SGA...
  56. ncbi request reprint Single umbilical artery and its associated findings
    Meiling Hua
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:930-4. 2010
    ..To estimate whether the presence of a single umbilical artery is associated with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), fetal demise, or major congenital anomalies...
  57. doi request reprint Association between pregnancy complications and small-for-gestational-age birth weight defined by customized fetal growth standard versus a population-based standard
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:411-7. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Predicting placental abruption and previa in women with a previous cesarean delivery
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:299-305. 2007
    ..In women with at least one prior cesarean delivery, the risk factors for placental previa and abruption can be identified. However, prediction models combining these risk factors were too inefficient to be useful...
  59. pmc Universal cervical length screening and treatment with vaginal progesterone to prevent preterm birth: a decision and economic analysis
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:548.e1-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate which strategy is the most cost-effective for the prevention of preterm birth and associated morbidity...
  60. pmc Isolated short femur length on second-trimester sonography: a marker for fetal growth restriction and other adverse perinatal outcomes
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    MsCI, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, Campus Box 8064, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 31:1935-41. 2012
    ..To estimate the association between isolated second-trimester short femur length and fetal growth restriction as well as other adverse perinatal outcomes...
  61. doi request reprint Application of second-stage passive descent in morbidly obese women
    Jennifer M Park
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1338-44. 2012
    ..To estimate whether passive descent in the second stage of labor in morbidly obese parturients is associated with reduced active pushing times and improved labor outcomes compared with immediate pushing...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effect of breech presentation on the accuracy of estimated fetal weight
    Jennifer M McNamara
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:353-60. 2012
    ..There was no difference in the ability to detect small and large for gestational age infants. Presentation does not demonstrably affect the accuracy of ultrasonographic EFW when utilizing the Hadlock formula...
  63. doi request reprint Effect of maternal obesity on the risk of fetal loss after amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:745-51. 2012
    ..To estimate the risk of fetal loss in obese women undergoing amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS)...
  64. doi request reprint Normal first stage of labor in women undergoing trial of labor after cesarean delivery
    Anna S Graseck
    Washington University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:732-6. 2012
    ..To compare first-stage labor patterns in women undergoing trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC) and those without a previous cesarean to explore whether a uterine scar alters this stage of labor...
  65. doi request reprint The timing of antibiotics at cesarean: a randomized controlled trial
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:273-6. 2012
    ..Either preoperative antibiotic therapy or antibiotic administration after cord clamp is a reasonable clinical method for reducing the risk of postcesarean infectious morbidity...
  66. doi request reprint Normal progress of induced labor
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1113-8. 2012
    ..To compare the normal labor progress of women whose labor was induced with that of women who labored spontaneously...
  67. pmc First-trimester prediction of preeclampsia using metabolomic biomarkers: a discovery phase study
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:990-4. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that first-trimester metabolic biomarkers offered a unique profile in women with preeclampsia (PE) in the second half of pregnancy, compared with controls...
  68. ncbi request reprint Can uterine rupture in patients attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery be predicted?
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1148-52. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to use multivariable methods to develop clinical predictive models for the occurrence of uterine rupture by using both antepartum and early intrapartum factors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Impact of chorionicity on risk and timing of intrauterine fetal demise in twin pregnancies
    Jessica A McPherson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:190.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to estimate the association between chorionicity and intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD) of one or both fetuses in twin pregnancies...
  70. doi request reprint Discussion: 'Predicting spontaneous preterm birth' by Esplin et al
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:e1-3. 2011
    ..Proteomic identification of serum peptides predicting subsequent spontaneous preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204:391.e1-8...
  71. ncbi request reprint Screening and treating for primary cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy: where do we stand? A decision-analytic and economic analysis
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:466.e1-7. 2009
    ..To estimate which 1 of 3 screening strategies for primary maternal cytomegalovirus infection, with intention to treat with hyperimmune globulin, is most cost-effective...
  72. ncbi request reprint Immediate compared with delayed pushing in the second stage of labor: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Methodius G Tuuli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:660-8. 2012
    ..To estimate whether immediate or delayed pushing in the second stage of labor optimizes spontaneous vaginal delivery and other perinatal outcomes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cervical dilation in mid-pregnancy: expectant management versus cerclage: a study by Pereira et al
    Alison G Cahill
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:551-2; discussion e1-5. 2007
  74. doi request reprint Delivery after prior cesarean: success rate and factors
    Anthony L Shanks
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:233-45. 2011
    ..Identifying the best candidates for VBAC using factors available to the obstetrician can increase the VBAC success rate while minimizing maternal morbidity...
  75. doi request reprint Magnesium for neuroprophylaxis: fact or fiction?
    Alison G Cahill
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:590-4. 2009
    ....
  76. doi request reprint The association between hospital obstetrical volume and maternal postpartum complications
    Kathy L Kyser
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:42.e1-17. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between delivery volume and maternal complications...
  77. ncbi request reprint Discussion: 'Sleep apnea and adverse pregnancy outcomes' by Chen et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:e1-2. 2012
    ..Article discussed: Chen Y-H, Kang J-H, Lin C-C, et al. Obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;206:136.e1-5...
  78. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea and adverse pregnancy outcomes: Chen et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:176. 2012
    ..Article discussed: Chen Y-H, Kang J-H, Lin C-C, et al. Obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;206:136.e1-5. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-2...
  79. ncbi request reprint Association of first-trimester low PAPP-A levels with preterm birth
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 30:309-13. 2010
    ..To determine the association of, and predictive ability of, pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), free beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta-hCG), and nuchal translucency (NT) with preterm birth (PTB)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery and obstetric outcomes: Josefsson et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:290-1. 2011
    ..Bariatric surgery in a national cohort of women: sociodemographics and obstetric outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:206.e1-8. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-2...
  81. ncbi request reprint Discussion: 'Bariatric surgery and obstetric outcomes' by Josefsson et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:e1-2. 2011
    ..Article discussed: Josefsson A, Blomberg M, Bladh M, Frederiksen SG, Sydsjö G. Bariatric surgery in a national cohort of women: sociodemographics and obstetric outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:206.e1-8...
  82. ncbi request reprint High risk for third- and fourth-degree perineal lacerations: Hamilton et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:366-7. 2011
    ..Article discussed: Hamilton EF, Smith S, Yang L, et al. Third- and fourth-degree perineal lacerations: defining high-risk clinical clusters. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204:309.e1-6. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-2...
  83. ncbi request reprint A predictor of fetal lung growth: Quintero et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:577. 2011
    ..The quantitative lung index (QLI): a gestational age-independent sonographic predictor of fetal lung growth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:544.e1-8. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-2...
  84. ncbi request reprint Discussion: 'High risk for third- and fourth-degree perineal lacerations' by Hamilton et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:e1-2. 2011
    ..Article discussed: Hamilton EF, Smith S, Yang L, et al. Third- and fourth-degree perineal lacerations: defining high-risk clinical clusters. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204:309.e1-6...
  85. ncbi request reprint Discussion: 'A predictor of fetal lung growth' by Quintero et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:e1-2. 2011
    ..Article discussed: Quintero RA, Quintero LF, Chmait R, et al. The quantitative lung index (QLI): a gestational age-independent sonographic predictor of fetal lung growth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:544.e1-8...
  86. ncbi request reprint Abnormal fetal heart rate tracings in patients with thick meconium staining of the amniotic fluid: Xu et al
    Alison G Cahill
    Clinical Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:342-3; discussion e1-4. 2009
    ..Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;200:283.e1-283.e7. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-e4...
  87. ncbi request reprint Predicting spontaneous preterm birth: Esplin et al
    George A Macones
    Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:452. 2011
    ..Proteomic identification of serum peptides predicting subsequent spontaneous preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204:391.e1-8. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, pages e1-3...
  88. doi request reprint Lactation and midlife metabolic syndrome: Ram et al
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:338-9; discussion e1-6. 2008
  89. doi request reprint An update on cystic fibrosis screening
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:533-43. 2010
    ....
  90. doi request reprint Electronic fetal monitoring: past, present, and future
    Molly J Stout
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:127-42, vii. 2011
    ..However, data suggesting improved clinical outcomes with the use of EFM are sparse. In this review, the history of EFM is revisited from its inception in the 1960s to current practice, interpretations, and future research goals...

Research Grants1

  1. PREDICTING FETAL ACIDEMIA WITH INTRAPARTUM ELECTRONIC FETAL HEART RATE MONITORING
    George A Macones; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..But it has never been shown to improve the health of women or their babies. This study will begin to fill the knowledge gap that exists between what obstetricians see every day on EFM and how babies are actually doing. ..