Emily A DeFranco

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A short interpregnancy interval is a risk factor for preterm birth and its recurrence
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:264.e1-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    E A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:697-705. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Do vaginal birth after cesarean outcomes differ based on hospital setting?
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:400.e1-6. 2007
  4. pmc A population-based study of race-specific risk for placental abruption
    Tammy T Shen
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St, Louis, St, Louis, Missouri, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:43. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The correlation in birth timing between singleton and twin gestations in the same mother
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0526, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:106-10. 2009
  6. pmc Mother's genome or maternally-inherited genes acting in the fetus influence gestational age in familial preterm birth
    Jevon Plunkett
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Miss, USA
    Hum Hered 68:209-19. 2009
  7. pmc Area-level poverty and preterm birth risk: a population-based multilevel analysis
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, Missouri, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:316. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The relative proportion of preterm births complicated by premature rupture of membranes in multifetal gestations: a population-based study
    Tarita Pakrashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0526, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:69-74. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Preterm birth in pregnancies complicated by major congenital malformations: a population-based study
    Stephanie E Purisch
    Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:287.e1-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Improving the screening accuracy for preterm labor: is the combination of fetal fibronectin and cervical length in symptomatic patients a useful predictor of preterm birth? A systematic review
    Emily A DeFranco
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:233.e1-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint A short interpregnancy interval is a risk factor for preterm birth and its recurrence
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:264.e1-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that short interpregnancy intervals (IPIs) increase the risk for preterm birth (PTB), recurrence of PTB, and delivery at early extremes of gestational age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    E A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:697-705. 2007
    ..To investigate the efficacy of vaginal progesterone to prevent early preterm birth in women with sonographic evidence of a short cervical length in the midtrimester...
  3. ncbi request reprint Do vaginal birth after cesarean outcomes differ based on hospital setting?
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:400.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to test the null hypothesis that outcomes of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) do not differ on the basis of the hospital setting...
  4. pmc A population-based study of race-specific risk for placental abruption
    Tammy T Shen
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St, Louis, St, Louis, Missouri, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:43. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The correlation in birth timing between singleton and twin gestations in the same mother
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0526, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:106-10. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that the timing of twin births is correlated to that of their singleton siblings...
  6. pmc Mother's genome or maternally-inherited genes acting in the fetus influence gestational age in familial preterm birth
    Jevon Plunkett
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Miss, USA
    Hum Hered 68:209-19. 2009
    ..We perform segregation analyses to identify the best fitting genetic model for gestational age, a quantitative proxy for preterm birth...
  7. pmc Area-level poverty and preterm birth risk: a population-based multilevel analysis
    Emily A DeFranco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, Missouri, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:316. 2008
    ..To accomplish this, we used a multilevel logistic regression approach to account for multiple co-existent individual-level variables and county-level poverty rate...
  8. doi request reprint The relative proportion of preterm births complicated by premature rupture of membranes in multifetal gestations: a population-based study
    Tarita Pakrashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0526, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:69-74. 2013
    ..To compare the relative contribution of premature rupture of membranes (PROM) to preterm births in singleton compared with multifetal gestations...
  9. doi request reprint Preterm birth in pregnancies complicated by major congenital malformations: a population-based study
    Stephanie E Purisch
    Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:287.e1-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate and compare the relative risk of preterm birth (PTB) in pregnancies complicated by 1 or more of 8 major congenital malformations (MCMs)...
  10. doi request reprint Improving the screening accuracy for preterm labor: is the combination of fetal fibronectin and cervical length in symptomatic patients a useful predictor of preterm birth? A systematic review
    Emily A DeFranco
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:233.e1-6. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Risk for postterm delivery after previous postterm delivery
    Zachary A F Kistka
    Washington University School of Medicine, Center for Preterm Birth Research, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:241.e1-6. 2007
    ..We examined the hypothesis that the risk for subsequent postterm birth is increased in women with an initial postterm birth...
  12. doi request reprint A population-based study of race-specific risk for preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Tammy T Shen
    Center for Preterm Birth Research, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:373.e1-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that race is associated with the risk of preterm birth due to preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) and its recurrence...
  13. doi request reprint Heritability of parturition timing: an extended twin design analysis
    Zachary A F Kistka
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:43.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to assess relative maternal and paternal genetic influences on birth timing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Paternal race is a risk factor for preterm birth
    Lisanne Palomar
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:152.e1-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that paternal race influences the risk for preterm birth...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of adolescence and obesity on the rate of stillbirth
    Carri R Warshak
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45267 0526, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:346-52. 2013
    ..We hypothesise that the rate of stillbirth is increased in mothers younger than 18 years of age compared to adult mothers, and that obesity further increases the risk of stillbirth in this population...
  16. pmc Adjunctive therapies to cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth: a systematic review
    Emily A DeFranco
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Medical Sciences Building, Room 7212, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0526, USA Center for Prevention of Preterm Birth, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3026, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2013:528158. 2013
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The influence of hospital type on induction of labor and mode of delivery
    Candice C Snyder
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0526, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:346.e1-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare labor induction and cesarean delivery rates at term in community vs university hospitals...