Christian M Pettker

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of a comprehensive patient safety strategy on obstetric adverse events
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:492.e1-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Transcervical Foley catheter with and without oxytocin for cervical ripening: a randomized controlled trial
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8063, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1320-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Value of placental microbial evaluation in diagnosing intra-amniotic infection
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:739-49. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Standardization of intrapartum management and impact on adverse outcomes
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 54:8-15. 2011
  5. pmc Fetal heart rate monitoring patterns in women with amniotic fluid proteomic profiles indicative of inflammation
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:359-72. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Using proteomic analysis of the human amniotic fluid to identify histologic chorioamnionitis
    Irina A Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:403-12. 2008
  7. pmc Proteomic profiling of the amniotic fluid to detect inflammation, infection, and neonatal sepsis
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e18. 2007
  8. pmc Proteomics mapping of cord blood identifies haptoglobin "switch-on" pattern as biomarker of early-onset neonatal sepsis in preterm newborns
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26111. 2011
  9. pmc Cord blood erythropoietin and interleukin-6 for prediction of intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm neonate
    Vineet Bhandari
    Division of Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:673-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic evaluation of myometrial thickness and prediction of a successful external cephalic version
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:913-20. 2011

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Impact of a comprehensive patient safety strategy on obstetric adverse events
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:492.e1-8. 2009
    ..We implemented a comprehensive strategy to track and reduce adverse events...
  2. doi request reprint Transcervical Foley catheter with and without oxytocin for cervical ripening: a randomized controlled trial
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8063, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1320-6. 2008
    ..To estimate whether adding oxytocin to transcervical Foley catheter preinduction cervical ripening improves induction success...
  3. ncbi request reprint Value of placental microbial evaluation in diagnosing intra-amniotic infection
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:739-49. 2007
    ..To evaluate the ability of microbiologic and pathologic examination of the placenta to accurately diagnose intraamniotic infection and inflammation...
  4. doi request reprint Standardization of intrapartum management and impact on adverse outcomes
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 54:8-15. 2011
    ..Such measures can impact significantly perinatal outcomes and safety culture. Investigation of the impact of standardizing intrapartum management remains an important area of further study...
  5. pmc Fetal heart rate monitoring patterns in women with amniotic fluid proteomic profiles indicative of inflammation
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:359-72. 2008
    ..An abnormal FHR-MP can thus raise the level of awareness that a fetus with EONS may be born, but it is not a useful clinical indicator of the need for antibiotic treatment of the neonate...
  6. doi request reprint Using proteomic analysis of the human amniotic fluid to identify histologic chorioamnionitis
    Irina A Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:403-12. 2008
    ..To estimate the relationship between histologic chorioamnionitis and four amniotic fluid proteomic biomarkers characteristic of inflammation (defensins 2 and 1, calgranulins C and A)...
  7. pmc Proteomic profiling of the amniotic fluid to detect inflammation, infection, and neonatal sepsis
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e18. 2007
    ..Proteomic analysis of amniotic fluid shows the presence of biomarkers characteristic of intrauterine inflammation. We sought to validate prospectively the clinical utility of one such proteomic profile, the Mass Restricted (MR) score...
  8. pmc Proteomics mapping of cord blood identifies haptoglobin "switch-on" pattern as biomarker of early-onset neonatal sepsis in preterm newborns
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e26111. 2011
    ..A prompt and accurate diagnosis of EONS is critical for improved neonatal outcomes. We sought to explore the cord blood proteome and identify biomarkers and functional protein networks characterizing EONS in preterm newborns...
  9. pmc Cord blood erythropoietin and interleukin-6 for prediction of intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm neonate
    Vineet Bhandari
    Division of Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:673-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate cord blood erythropoietin (EPO) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels to predict preterm infants at risk of developing intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)...
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic evaluation of myometrial thickness and prediction of a successful external cephalic version
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:913-20. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that myometrial thickness predicts the success of external cephalic version...
  11. pmc Modulation of amniotic fluid activin-a and inhibin-a in women with preterm premature rupture of the membranes and infection-induced preterm birth
    Victor A Rosenberg
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 67:122-31. 2012
    ..We explored activation of amniotic fluid (AF) activin-A and inhibin-A system in women with intra-amniotic infection and preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM)...
  12. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic evaluation of myometrial thickness in twin pregnancies
    Anna K Sfakianaki
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:530.e1-10. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate longitudinally the in vivo changes in myometrial thickness (MT) during gestation in patients carrying twin gestations in relation to pregnancy outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint A low vaginal "pool" amniotic fluid glucose measurement is a predictive but not a sensitive marker for infection in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:309-16. 2006
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  14. pmc Maternal postoperative complications after nonobstetric antenatal surgery
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2639-44. 2012
    ..Our primary objective is to estimate the occurrence of major maternal 30 day postoperative complications after nonobstetric antenatal surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Nucleated red blood cells are a direct response to mediators of inflammation in newborns with early-onset neonatal sepsis
    Antonette T Dulay
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:426.e1-9. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether fetal inflammation is associated with an elevation in neonatal NRBC count in the setting of inflammation-associated preterm birth...
  16. pmc Activation of the receptor for advanced glycation end products system in women with severe preeclampsia
    Emily A Oliver
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, 333 Cedar Street, LLCI 804, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:689-98. 2011
    ..Soluble forms of RAGE [soluble RAGE (sRAGE), endogenous secretory (esRAGE)] bind RAGE ligands, thereby preventing downstream signaling and damage...
  17. doi request reprint A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture
    Christian M Pettker
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:216.e1-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of an obstetrics patient safety program on staff safety culture...
  18. doi request reprint Acceleration/ejection time ratio in the fetal pulmonary artery predicts fetal lung maturity
    Humberto Azpurua
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:40.e1-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether sonographic fetal pulmonary artery flow velocity waveforms correlate with amniotic fluid biomarkers of fetal lung maturity...
  19. ncbi request reprint The receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) system in women with intraamniotic infection and inflammation
    Irina A Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:181.e1-13. 2007
    ..sRAGE, a competitive soluble RAGE receptor, inhibits RAGE ligands. Here we aimed to investigate the presence and changes in components of the RAGE system in women with intra-amniotic infection and inflammation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serum and urine inhibin A but not free activin A are endocrine biomarkers of severe pre-eclampsia
    Benjamin D Hamar
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8063, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1636-45. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate serum and urine levels of inhibin A and free activin A in normal and hypertensive pregnancies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lactate dehydrogenase isoform activity mapping in patients with intra-amniotic infection
    Lissa K Magloire
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1045-52. 2006
    ..Five distinct lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes have been described. We sought to illustrate the specific amniotic fluid lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme activity profiles in women with intra-amniotic infection...
  22. doi request reprint Antenatal lamivudine to reduce perinatal hepatitis B transmission: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Unzila A Nayeri
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:231.e1-7. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine whether administration of lamivudine to pregnant women with chronic hepatitis B in the third trimester is a cost-effective strategy in preventing perinatal transmission...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of the uterine scar after cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial of one- and two-layer closure
    Benjamin D Hamar
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:808-13. 2007
    ..To survey the uterine scar thickness by ultrasonography in women randomly assigned to one- or two-layer hysterotomy closure after primary cesarean delivery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Burkitt's lymphoma of the ovary in pregnancy
    Lissa K Magloire
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:743-5. 2006
    ..Burkitt's lymphoma is a rapidly growing and, if untreated, rapidly fatal tumor derived from B-lymphocytes. The occurrence of Burkitt's lymphoma during pregnancy is rare...
  25. doi request reprint Pregestational diabetes with extreme insulin resistance: use of U-500 insulin in pregnancy
    Lisa C Zuckerwise
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8063, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:439-42. 2012
    ..U-500 insulin is a concentrated form of regular insulin that can be a valuable tool in the treatment of patients with severe insulin resistance...
  26. pmc Indications contributing to the increasing cesarean delivery rate
    Emma L Barber
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:29-38. 2011
    ..To examine physician-documented indications for cesarean delivery in order to investigate the specific factors contributing to the increasing cesarean delivery rate...
  27. pmc Morbidity of appendectomy and cholecystectomy in pregnant and nonpregnant women
    Mark T Silvestri
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8063, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1261-70. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Neonatal mortality for low-risk women by method of delivery
    Christian M Pettker
    Birth 34:100-1; author reply 101-2. 2007