George A Macones

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint The efficacy of early amniotomy in nulliparous labor induction: a randomized controlled trial
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:403.e1-5. 2012
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of localized periodontal disease in pregnancy does not reduce the occurrence of preterm birth: results from the Periodontal Infections and Prematurity Study (PIPS)
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110 1094, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:147.e1-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop report on electronic fetal monitoring: update on definitions, interpretation, and research guidelines
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:661-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop report on electronic fetal monitoring: update on definitions, interpretation, and research guidelines
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:510-5. 2008
  7. 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
  8. pmc Adolescent pregnancy and gestational weight gain: do the Institute of Medicine recommendations apply?
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:140.e1-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The effect of fetal gender in predicting Down syndrome using long bone ultrasonographic measurements
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 30:950-5. 2010
  10. 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

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Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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)...
  2. doi request reprint The efficacy of early amniotomy in nulliparous labor induction: a randomized controlled trial
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:403.e1-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether early amniotomy reduces the duration of labor or increases the proportion of subjects who are delivered within 24 hours in nulliparous patients who undergo labor induction...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of localized periodontal disease in pregnancy does not reduce the occurrence of preterm birth: results from the Periodontal Infections and Prematurity Study (PIPS)
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110 1094, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:147.e1-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to test whether treating periodontal disease (PD) in pregnancy will reduce the incidence of spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD) at < or = 35 weeks of gestation...
  5. doi request reprint The 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop report on electronic fetal monitoring: update on definitions, interpretation, and research guidelines
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:661-6. 2008
    ..A three-tier system for fetal heart rate tracing interpretation is also described. Lastly, prioritized topics for future research are provided...
  6. doi request reprint The 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop report on electronic fetal monitoring: update on definitions, interpretation, and research guidelines
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:510-5. 2008
    ..A three-tier system for fetal heart rate tracing interpretation is also described. Lastly, prioritized topics for future research are provided...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Adolescent pregnancy and gestational weight gain: do the Institute of Medicine recommendations apply?
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:140.e1-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the Institute of Medicine (IOM) guidelines for gestational weight gain in adolescents...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of fetal gender in predicting Down syndrome using long bone ultrasonographic measurements
    Katherine R Goetzinger
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 30:950-5. 2010
    ..To determine if fetal gender affects the screening efficiency of short femur and humerus lengths in the prediction of trisomy 21...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. doi request reprint 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)...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence and likelihood ratios for aneuploidy in fetuses diagnosed prenatally with isolated congenital cardiac defects
    Methodius G Tuuli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:390.e1-5. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and likelihood ratios for aneuploidy in fetuses diagnosed prenatally with isolated congenital cardiac defects...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. 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)...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint Periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes: is there an association?
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:497.e1-8. 2009
    ..We assessed the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes (preterm birth [PTB], preeclampsia [PRE], fetal growth restriction [FGR], or perinatal death) in women with periodontal disease (PD) compared to those without...
  18. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of vaginal birth after cesarean attempts at or beyond 40 weeks of gestation
    Kara M Coassolo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:700-6. 2005
    ..Logistic regression analyses were performed to assess the relationship between delivery beyond the EDD and VBAC failure or complication rate...
  19. 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. doi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the thresholds of abnormal second trimester multiple marker screening tests associated with intra-uterine growth restriction
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 23:363-7. 2006
    ..Elevated AFP and hCG, however, were highly specific in predicting IUGR. The provided thresholds could be useful in designing policies regarding women who would benefit most from sonographic screening for IUGR...
  24. doi request reprint Predicting perinatal mortality in preterm intrauterine growth restriction
    Christina M Scifres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:723-8. 2009
    ..These two variables had modest predictive value for perinatal mortality. In cases of preterm IUGR, only the presence of abnormal umbilical artery Dopplers or oligohydramnios predicts perinatal mortality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting failure of a vaginal birth attempt after cesarean delivery
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:800-5. 2007
    ..To identify a group of clinical factors that could be used to accurately predict failure in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)...
  26. doi 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine incidence and risk factors for uterine rupture in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in a wide range of hospital settings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Defining nasal bone hypoplasia in second-trimester Down syndrome screening: does the use of multiples of the median improve screening efficacy?
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:361.e1-4. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Safety and success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery in patients with preeclampsia
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2000 Courtyard Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Perinatol 23:145-52. 2006
    ..Patients with PRE or GH do not have increased uterine rupture rates. These findings can be used to improve mode of delivery counseling for VBAC candidate patients with preeclampsia...
  30. pmc Radiographic measures of the mid pelvis to predict cesarean delivery
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:460.e1-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether x-ray measures of the mid pelvis can be used to predict cesarean delivery...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  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. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cerebroplacental Doppler ratio and adverse perinatal outcomes in intrauterine growth restriction: evaluating the impact of using gestational age-specific reference values
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 2000 Ravdin Courtyard, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:1223-8. 2005
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after caesarean delivery: does maternal age affect safety and success?
    Sindhu K Srinivas
    University of Pennsylvania Health System, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:114-20. 2007
    ..While teenage patients do not appear to be at increased risk for VBAC-related complications, patients of advanced maternal age do show an increase in composite VBAC-related operative complication rates...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Evidence of a gene-environment interaction that predisposes to spontaneous preterm birth: a role for asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and DNA variants in genes that control the inflammatory response
    Luis M Gomez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Maternal and Child Research Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:386.e1-6. 2010
    ..We determined whether an environmental exposure to bacterial vaginosis (BV) modified genetic susceptibilities for spontaneous preterm delivery within genes that regulate the inflammatory response...
  42. ncbi request reprint Short interpregnancy interval: risk of uterine rupture and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    David M Stamilio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1075-82. 2007
    ..To investigate whether short or long interpregnancy interval is associated with uterine rupture and other major maternal morbidities in women who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm delivery: A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Internal Medicine and Health Management Systems, Washington University Medical Center in St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:492-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether the use of 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of recurrent preterm deliveries is cost-effective...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) attempt in twin pregnancies: is it safe?
    Alison Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1050-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the rate of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) attempt, VBAC failure, and major maternal adverse outcomes in women with a previous cesarean with twin or singleton pregnancies...
  49. ncbi request reprint Should all pregnant diabetic women undergo a fetal echocardiography? A cost-effectiveness analysis comparing four screening strategies
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Prenat Diagn 26:39-44. 2006
    ..To determine if a policy of universal fetal echocardiography for all pregnant diabetic women is cost-effective as a screening tool for congenital heart defects...
  50. 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)...
  51. doi request reprint Comparison of the efficiency of second-trimester nasal bone hypoplasia and increased nuchal fold in Down syndrome screening
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:281.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the efficiency of second-trimester nasal bone hypoplasia (NB) and increased nuchal fold (NF) in Down syndrome screening...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. doi 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)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Perinatal outcomes in growth-restricted twins compared with age-matched growth-restricted singletons
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:269-73. 2005
    ..2; 95% confidence interval, 1.1 to 5.7). Perinatal morbidity was similarly significantly higher in IUGR twins. Compared with age-matched singletons, twins with IUGR have higher perinatal mortality and morbidity rates...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. doi 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after caesarean section versus elective repeat caesarean section: assessment of maternal downstream health outcomes
    Emmanuelle Pare
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    BJOG 113:75-85. 2006
    ..To compare the maternal implications of strategies of vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) attempt versus elective repeat caesarean section in women with one previous lower segment caesarean section...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Do race-specific definitions of short long bones improve the detection of down syndrome on second-trimester genetic sonograms?
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8064, St Louis, MO 63110 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:231-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of race-specific definitions of short femur and humerus lengths improves Down syndrome detection...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Revisiting the risk for aneuploidy in fetuses with isolated pyelectasis
    Jeanine F Carbone
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:566-70. 2011
    ..Our objective was to test the hypothesis that isolated pyelectasis is associated with aneuploidy and calculate likelihood ratios using a large ultrasound database...
  67. ncbi request reprint Estimation of fetal weight in fetuses with abdominal wall defects: comparison of 2 recent sonographic formulas to the Hadlock formula
    Sara Nicholas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 4566 Scott Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:1069-74. 2010
    ..We sought to compare the accuracy and screening efficiency for intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) of 2 recent sonographic formulas to those of the Hadlock formula (Am J Obstet Gynecol 1985; 151:333-337) in fetuses with AWDs...
  68. doi 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...
  69. 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...
  70. doi 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...
  71. doi request reprint Hypnotic analgesia during first-trimester termination: Marc et al
    George A Macones
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:579-80. 2008
    ..Hypnotic analgesia intervention during first-trimester pregnancy termination: an open randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199:469.e1-469.e9. The full discussion appears at www.AJOG.org, page e1-e5...
  72. doi request reprint Evaluating the rate and risk factors for fetal loss after chorionic villus sampling
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:813-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the fetal loss rate in our center and evaluate the risk factors associated with such losses after chorionic villus sampling (CVS)...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Cocaine use during pregnancy and the failure of vaginal birth after cesarean
    Bruno F Casanova
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:663-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the failure rate of a trial of vaginal birth in women with singleton pregnancies and 1 prior cesarean section who reported using cocaine during the current pregnancy...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. doi request reprint Revisiting the fetal loss rate after second-trimester genetic amniocentesis: a single center's 16-year experience
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:589-95. 2008
    ..To estimate an institution's specific fetal loss rate after a second-trimester genetic amniocentesis...
  78. 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
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  79. 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...
  80. pmc Elevated serum α-linolenic acid levels are associated with decreased chance of pregnancy after in vitro fertilization
    Emily S Jungheim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:880-3. 2011
    ..To analyze relationships between serum free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations and pregnancy...
  81. ncbi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of prenatal screening strategies for Down syndrome
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:562-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate which Down syndrome screening strategy is the most cost-effective...
  82. doi request reprint Does the combination of fronto-maxillary facial angle and nasal bone evaluation improve the detection of Down syndrome in the second trimester?
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Prenat Diagn 29:947-51. 2009
    ..To determine if the combination of fronto-maxillary facial (FMF) angle and nasal bone (NB) evaluation improves the detection of Down syndrome (DS) in the second trimester...
  83. doi request reprint Birth outcomes of planned home births in Missouri: a population-based study
    Jen Jen Chang
    Department of Community Health in Epidemiology, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63194, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:529-36. 2011
    ..98, 83.07) in planned home births attended by non-CNMs and by physicians/CNMs, respectively, compared with births in hospitals/birthing centers. Planned home births are associated with increased likelihood of adverse birth outcomes...
  84. doi request reprint Predicting adverse neonatal outcomes in fetuses with abdominal wall defects using prenatal risk factors
    Sara S Nicholas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:383.e1-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether prenatal variables can predict adverse neonatal outcomes in fetuses with abdominal wall defects...
  85. 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...
  86. doi request reprint Predicting success and reducing the risks when attempting vaginal birth after cesarean
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:538-45. 2008
    ..Although misoprostol use is discouraged due to its association with increased risks of uterine rupture, transcervical catheters, oxytocin, and amniotomy may be used to induce labor in women attempting VBAC...
  87. doi 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)...
  88. doi 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...
  89. pmc Effect of hospital volume on maternal outcomes in women with prior cesarean delivery undergoing trial of labor
    Jen Jen Chang
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:711-8. 2008
    ..Prior vaginal delivery was protective against adverse VBAC outcomes. The risk of an adverse VBAC outcome in low-volume hospitals was comparable to that in high-volume hospitals...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi request reprint Type-specific screening for asymptomatic herpes infection in pregnancy: a decision analysis
    Kirsten Lawrence Cleary
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, USA
    BJOG 112:731-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the merits of serum screening for herpes simple virus (HSV) in pregnant women with no history of prior HSV infection...
  92. ncbi request reprint Pregnant women with the sickle cell trait are not at increased risk for developing preeclampsia
    David M Stamilio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Perinatol 20:41-8. 2003
    ..In fact, the data are more consistent with the sickle trait being protective for developing preeclampsia...
  93. ncbi request reprint Is fetal gender associated with adverse perinatal outcome in intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)?
    Joanne N Quinones
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1233-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in perinatal outcome by gender among growth-restricted fetuses...
  94. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism in the promoter region of TNF and bacterial vaginosis: preliminary evidence of gene-environment interaction in the etiology of spontaneous preterm birth
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research on Reproduction and Women s Health, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1504-8; discussion 3A. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess if the presence of symptomatic bacterial vaginosis amplifies the risk of spontaneous preterm birth in those with a "susceptible" TNF genotype...
  95. ncbi request reprint The effect of prematurity on vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: success and maternal morbidity
    Joanne N Quinones
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:519-24. 2005
    ..Our hypothesis was that preterm women undergoing VBAC were more likely to be successful and have a lower rate of complications than term women undergoing VBAC...
  96. 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...
  97. doi request reprint Antenatal testing--benefits and costs
    Christina M Scifres
    Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Semin Perinatol 32:318-21. 2008
    ..Given our current limitations, we have significant difficulty accurately estimating the cost of antenatal testing; however, rough estimates of cost are made...
  98. doi 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...
  99. 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...
  100. doi request reprint The utility of thrombophilia testing in pregnant women with thrombosis: fact or fiction?
    Christina M Scifres
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:344.e1-7. 2008
    ..Data regarding these issues are reviewed, controversies surrounding thrombophilia testing in this setting are discussed, and clinical recommendations are made...
  101. ncbi request reprint Mild pyelectasis: evaluating the relationship between gestational age and renal pelvic anterior-posterior diameter
    Anthony O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prenat Diagn 23:824-7. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between gestational age and renal pelvic anterior-posterior diameter and the feasibility of developing gestational age-specific thresholds for the diagnosis of mild pyelectasis...