fetal death

Summary

Summary: Death of the developing young in utero. BIRTH of a dead FETUS is STILLBIRTH.

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  1. pmc A deletion in the bovine FANCI gene compromises fertility by causing fetal death and brachyspina
    Carole Charlier
    Unit of Animal Genomics, GIGA R and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège B34, Liege, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e43085. 2012
  2. pmc Risk of fetal death after pandemic influenza virus infection or vaccination
    Siri E Håberg
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    N Engl J Med 368:333-40. 2013
  3. ncbi Moderate alcohol intake during pregnancy and risk of fetal death
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Oster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 41:405-13. 2012
  4. ncbi Increased risk of pre-eclampsia and fetal death in HIV-infected pregnant women receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Anna Suy
    Obstetric and Gynecological Service, Hospital Clinic of the Institute of Biomedical Investigations, August Pi i Sunyer Hospital, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 20:59-66. 2006
  5. ncbi Effects of low-dose lipopolysaccharide (LPS) pretreatment on LPS-induced intra-uterine fetal death and preterm labor
    De Xiang Xu
    Department of Toxicology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, PR China
    Toxicology 234:167-75. 2007
  6. pmc Classification of stillbirth by relevant condition at death (ReCoDe): population based cohort study
    Jason Gardosi
    Perinatal Institute, Birmingham B6 5RQ
    BMJ 331:1113-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Assessment of guidelines for good practice in psychosocial care of mothers after stillbirth: a cohort study
    P Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Lancet 360:114-8. 2002
  8. ncbi Effect of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal loss and infant death in Indonesia: a double-blind cluster-randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Helen Keller International, Jakarta, Indonesia Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:215-27. 2008
  9. ncbi Prepregnancy obesity and fetal death: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 106:250-9. 2005
  10. pmc Reducing stillbirths: screening and monitoring during pregnancy and labour
    Rachel A Haws
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S5. 2009

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  1. pmc A deletion in the bovine FANCI gene compromises fertility by causing fetal death and brachyspina
    Carole Charlier
    Unit of Animal Genomics, GIGA R and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège B34, Liege, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e43085. 2012
    ..We postulate that several other embryonic lethals may segregate in livestock and significantly compromise fertility, and propose a genotype-driven screening strategy to detect the corresponding deleterious mutations...
  2. pmc Risk of fetal death after pandemic influenza virus infection or vaccination
    Siri E Håberg
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    N Engl J Med 368:333-40. 2013
    ..This concern was complicated by questions about vaccine safety in pregnant women that were raised by anecdotal reports of fetal deaths after vaccination...
  3. ncbi Moderate alcohol intake during pregnancy and risk of fetal death
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Oster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 41:405-13. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the risk of fetal death (spontaneous abortion and stillbirth) according to maternal alcohol consumption in a large Danish pregnancy ..
  4. ncbi Increased risk of pre-eclampsia and fetal death in HIV-infected pregnant women receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Anna Suy
    Obstetric and Gynecological Service, Hospital Clinic of the Institute of Biomedical Investigations, August Pi i Sunyer Hospital, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 20:59-66. 2006
    Pre-eclampsia and/or fetal death have increased sharply in HIV-infected pregnant women receiving HAART.
  5. ncbi Effects of low-dose lipopolysaccharide (LPS) pretreatment on LPS-induced intra-uterine fetal death and preterm labor
    De Xiang Xu
    Department of Toxicology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, PR China
    Toxicology 234:167-75. 2007
    ..LPS) has been associated with adverse developmental outcome, including embryonic resorption, intra-uterine fetal death (IUFD), intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR) and preterm delivery in rodents...
  6. pmc Classification of stillbirth by relevant condition at death (ReCoDe): population based cohort study
    Jason Gardosi
    Perinatal Institute, Birmingham B6 5RQ
    BMJ 331:1113-7. 2005
    To develop and test a new classification system for stillbirths to help improve understanding of the main causes and conditions associated with fetal death.
  7. ncbi Assessment of guidelines for good practice in psychosocial care of mothers after stillbirth: a cohort study
    P Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Lancet 360:114-8. 2002
    ..This study forms part of a wider case-control study of the psychological effects of stillbirth...
  8. ncbi Effect of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal loss and infant death in Indonesia: a double-blind cluster-randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Helen Keller International, Jakarta, Indonesia Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:215-27. 2008
    ..We assessed the effect of maternal supplementation with MMN, compared with IFA, on fetal loss and infant death in the setting of routine prenatal care services...
  9. ncbi Prepregnancy obesity and fetal death: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Ellen Aagaard Nohr
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 106:250-9. 2005
    To examine the association between high prepregnancy body mass index and fetal death, allowing for the effects of gestational age, weight gain, and maternal diseases in pregnancy.
  10. pmc Reducing stillbirths: screening and monitoring during pregnancy and labour
    Rachel A Haws
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S5. 2009
    ..2 million estimated annual stillbirths, as well as minimise maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  11. ncbi Plasma total homocysteine, pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes: the Hordaland Homocysteine study
    S E Vollset
    Section for Medical Statistics, The Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:962-8. 2000
    ..Total homocysteine (tHcy) measured in serum or plasma is a marker of folate status and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  12. pmc Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:58. 2009
    ..This information will guide efforts to prevent stillbirths and improve quality of care...
  13. ncbi Fusobacterium nucleatum induces fetal death in mice via stimulation of TLR4-mediated placental inflammatory response
    Hongqi Liu
    Department of Periodontics, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Immunol 179:2501-8. 2007
    ..In this study, F. nucleatum was shown to activate both TLR2 and TLR4 in vitro. In vivo, the fetal death rate was significantly reduced in TLR4-deficient mice (C57BL/6 TLR4(-/-) and C3H/HeJ (TLR4(d/d))), but not in ..
  14. ncbi Pre-pregnancy weight and the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death
    Janni Kristensen
    Perinatal Epidemiological Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    BJOG 112:403-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the association between maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and the risk of stillbirth and neonatal death and to study the causes of death among the children...
  15. ncbi Etiology and prevention of stillbirth
    Ruth C Fretts
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1923-35. 2005
    ..This is a systematic review of the literature on the causes of stillbirth and clinical opinion regarding strategies for its prevention...
  16. ncbi Effect of N-acetylcysteine on lipopolysaccharide-induced intra-uterine fetal death and intra-uterine growth retardation in mice
    De Xiang Xu
    Department of Toxicology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, PR China
    Toxicol Sci 88:525-33. 2005
    ..LPS) has been associated with adverse developmental outcome, including embryonic resorption, intra-uterine fetal death (IUFD), intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR), and preterm delivery...
  17. ncbi Epigenetic instability in ES cells and cloned mice
    D Humpherys
    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA 02142, USA
    Science 293:95-7. 2001
    ..These data imply that even apparently normal cloned animals may have subtle abnormalities in gene expression...
  18. pmc Targeted inactivation of serum response factor in the developing heart results in myocardial defects and embryonic lethality
    Ara Parlakian
    Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire de la Différenciation, Universite Paris 7, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Cell Biol 24:5281-9. 2004
    ..5, GATA4, myocardin, and the SRF target gene c-fos prior to overt maldevelopment. We conclude that SRF is crucial for cardiac differentiation and maturation, acting as a global regulator of multiple developmental genes...
  19. ncbi Placental pathology associated with fetal death in cattle inoculated with Neospora caninum by two different routes in early pregnancy
    C Macaldowie
    Division of Virology, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 OPZ, UK
    J Comp Pathol 131:142-56. 2004
    ..Thus, N. caninum administered iv or sc in early pregnancy resulted in rapid fetal death, with parasite-associated lesions in the placenta and fetus...
  20. ncbi Restricted fetal growth in sudden intrauterine unexplained death
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rikshospitalet University Clinic, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:801-7. 2004
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  21. ncbi Treatment of syphilis in pregnancy and prevention of congenital syphilis
    George D Wendel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S200-9. 2002
    ..Antepartum screening remains a critical component of congenital syphilis prevention, even in the era of syphilis elimination...
  22. ncbi Perinatal mortality in developing countries
    Jelka Zupan
    Department of Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organization, Geneva
    N Engl J Med 352:2047-8. 2005
  23. ncbi Managing Q fever during pregnancy: the benefits of long-term cotrimoxazole therapy
    Xavier Carcopino
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, France
    Clin Infect Dis 45:548-55. 2007
    ..During pregnancy, it may result in obstetric complications, such as spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth retardation, intrauterine fetal death, and premature delivery. Pregnant women are exposed to the risk of chronic Q fever.
  24. pmc Reducing stillbirths: behavioural and nutritional interventions before and during pregnancy
    Mohammad Yawar Yakoob
    Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S3. 2009
    ..Interventions to reduce these risks could reduce the resulting burden of stillbirths, but the evidence for the impact of such interventions has not yet been comprehensively evaluated...
  25. ncbi Vitamins and perinatal outcomes among HIV-negative women in Tanzania
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1423-31. 2007
    ..Prematurity and low birth weight are associated with high perinatal and infant mortality, especially in developing countries. Maternal micronutrient deficiencies may contribute to these adverse outcomes...
  26. ncbi A null mutation at the c-jun locus causes embryonic lethality and retarded cell growth in culture
    R S Johnson
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School 02115
    Genes Dev 7:1309-17. 1993
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  27. ncbi Obstetric intervention, stillbirth, and preterm birth
    K S Joseph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 26:250-9. 2002
    ..Obstetric intervention at preterm gestation, when indicated, can prevent stillbirth and reduce infant morbidity and mortality despite the increasing rates of preterm delivery...
  28. pmc Differences in late fetal death rates in association with determinants of small for gestational age fetuses: population based cohort study
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 316:1483-7. 1998
    To examine differences in late fetal death rates in association with determinants of small for gestational age fetuses.
  29. ncbi Maternal and congenital syphilis in Shanghai, China, 2002 to 2006
    Liping Zhu
    Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital Tongji University, Shanghai Women s Health Institute, Shanghai, China
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e45-8. 2010
    ..To assess the trends and determinants of maternal and congenital syphilis in Shanghai, China...
  30. pmc Delivering interventions to reduce the global burden of stillbirths: improving service supply and community demand
    Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S7. 2009
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  31. ncbi Prenatal care and black-white fetal death disparity in the United States: heterogeneity by high-risk conditions
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, St Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0591, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:483-9. 2002
    To determine the impact of prenatal care in the United States on the fetal death rate in the presence and absence of obstetric and medical high-risk conditions, and to explore the role of these high risk conditions in contributing to the ..
  32. pmc Birth and fetal death records and environmental exposures: promising data elements for environmental public health tracking of reproductive outcomes
    Edward Fitzgerald
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:825-30. 2009
    We inventoried and reviewed the birth and fetal death certificates of all 50 U.S. states to identify nonstandard data items that are environmentally relevant, inexpensive to collect, and might enhance environmental public health tracking.
  33. ncbi Maternal body mass index and the risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dagfinn Aune
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom2Department of Preventive Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway3Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty o
    JAMA 311:1536-46. 2014
    Evidence suggests that maternal obesity increases the risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death; however, the optimal body mass index (BMI) for prevention is not known.
  34. ncbi Risk factors for unexplained antepartum fetal death in Norway 1967-1998
    Svein Rasmussen
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus of Registry Based Epidemiology, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Armauer Hansen Building, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Early Hum Dev 71:39-52. 2003
    To relate unexplained antepartum fetal death with maternal and fetal characteristics in order to identify risk factors.
  35. pmc Upregulation of cytokines is detected in the placentas of cattle infected with Neospora caninum and is more marked early in gestation when fetal death is observed
    Anne Rosbottom
    Veterinary Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, United Kingdom
    Infect Immun 76:2352-61. 2008
    The protozoan parasite Neospora caninum causes fetal death after experimental infection of pregnant cattle in early gestation, but the fetus survives a similar infection in late gestation...
  36. ncbi Evidence of maternal platelet activation, excessive thrombin generation, and high amniotic fluid tissue factor immunoreactivity and functional activity in patients with fetal death
    Offer Erez
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:672-87. 2009
    b>Fetal death can lead to disseminated intravascular coagulation or fetal death syndrome. However, currently it is not clear what are the changes in the coagulation system in patients with a fetal death without the fetal death syndrome...
  37. ncbi Fetal brain to liver weight ratio as a measure of intrauterine growth retardation: analysis of 182 stillborn autopsies
    M L Mitchell
    Department of Pathology, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, Delaware 19718, USA
    Mod Pathol 14:14-9. 2001
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  38. ncbi Occupational lifting during pregnancy and risk of fetal death in a large national cohort study
    Mette Juhl
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:335-42. 2013
    The aim of the present study was to examine the association between occupational lifting and the risk of fetal death according to gestational age.
  39. ncbi High levels of circulatory erythroblasts and cell-free DNA prior to intrauterine fetal death
    Xiao Yan Zhong
    Prenat Diagn 26:1272-3. 2006
  40. ncbi Fetal death
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:153-67. 2007
    ..With improved care for conditions such as RhD alloimmunization, diabetes, and preeclampsia, the rate of fetal death in the United States decreased substantially in the mid twentieth century...
  41. ncbi A kick from within--fetal movement counting and the cancelled progress in antenatal care
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rikshospitalet University Clinic, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Perinat Med 32:13-24. 2004
    ..While screening for fetal well-being by maternal fetal movement counting can reduce fetal mortality rates, a resurrection in research activity is urgently needed to optimize its benefits...
  42. ncbi Reduced body weight and increased postimplantation fetal death in tyrosylprotein sulfotransferase-1-deficient mice
    Ying Bin Ouyang
    Cardiovascular Biology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:23781-7. 2002
    ..Tpst1(-/-) males and females per se is normal, Tpst1(-/-) females have significantly smaller litters because of fetal death between 8.5 and 15.5 days postcoitum...
  43. ncbi Fetal movements in the third trimester--Important information about wellbeing of the fetus
    Ingela Rådestad
    Sophiahemmet University College, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 1:119-21. 2010
    ..If the mother does not react to a decrease in frequency and if she waits too long before contacting healthcare professionals, the window of opportunity to save the baby's life may be closed...
  44. ncbi Unexplained antepartum fetal death in Norway, 1985-97: diagnostic validation and some epidemiologic aspects
    Svein Rasmussen
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus of Registry Based Epidemiology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:109-15. 2003
    To validate the diagnosis of an unexplained antepartum fetal death in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway against data obtained from hospital records, alone and combined with autopsy data...
  45. ncbi Birth weight and fetal death in the United States: the effect of maternal diabetes during pregnancy
    Myriam A J Mondestin
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:922-6. 2002
    Our purpose was to evaluate the association between birth weight (BW) and fetal death (FD) among pregnant nondiabetic and diabetic patients.
  46. pmc Global report on preterm birth and stillbirth (3 of 7): evidence for effectiveness of interventions
    Fernando C Barros
    Post Graduate Course in Health and Behaviour, Universidade Catolica de Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:S3. 2010
    ..Survival of preterm newborns may also be improved with interventions given during these times or soon after birth. This comprehensive review assesses existing interventions for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
  47. ncbi Fever in pregnancy and risk of fetal death: a cohort study
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 360:1552-6. 2002
    Hyperthermia acts as a teratogen in some animals where it can induce resorption of the fetus and fetal death. Fever during pregnancy, especially in the period of embryogenesis, is also suspected as being a risk factor for fetal death in ..
  48. ncbi Tissue-restricted expression of thrombomodulin in the placenta rescues thrombomodulin-deficient mice from early lethality and reveals a secondary developmental block
    B Isermann
    Blood Research Institute, The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Development 128:827-38. 2001
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  49. pmc Neutrophil activation by the tissue factor/Factor VIIa/PAR2 axis mediates fetal death in a mouse model of antiphospholipid syndrome
    Patricia Redecha
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Invest 118:3453-61. 2008
    ..receptor 2 (PAR2), and stimulation of this receptor led to neutrophil activation, trophoblast injury, and fetal death. An antibody specific for human TF that has little impact on coagulation, but potently inhibits TF/Factor VIIa (..
  50. ncbi Obesity in pregnancy: pre-conceptional to postpartum consequences
    Kristina Arendas
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:477-88. 2008
    ..To review the effects of obesity on reproduction and pregnancy outcome...
  51. ncbi Second-trimester abortion for fetal anomalies or fetal death: labor induction compared with dilation and evacuation
    Amy G Bryant
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:788-92. 2011
    To compare the safety and effectiveness of dilation and evacuation (D&E) and labor-induction abortion performed for fetal anomalies or fetal death in the second trimester.
  52. pmc Stillbirth classification--developing an international consensus for research: executive summary of a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop
    Uma M Reddy
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7510, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:901-14. 2009
    ..In all cases, owing to lack of sufficient knowledge about disease states and normal development, there will be a degree of uncertainty regarding whether a specific condition was indeed the cause of death...
  53. ncbi Fetal death in mice lacking 5alpha-reductase type 1 caused by estrogen excess
    M S Mahendroo
    Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9046, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 11:917-27. 1997
    ..Administration of an estrogen receptor antagonist or inhibitors of aromatase reverse the high rate of fetal death in the mutant mice, and estradiol treatment of wild type pregnant mice causes fetal wastage...
  54. pmc Infection and stillbirth
    Elizabeth M McClure
    Department of Epidemiology, UNC Global School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 14:182-9. 2009
    ..However, because infection-related stillbirth is uncommon in developed countries, and because those that do occur are caused by a wide variety of organisms, reducing this etiologic component of stillbirth much further will be difficult...
  55. ncbi Analysis of stillbirths in a Nigerian mission hospital
    Alphonsus N Onyiriuka
    Department of Child Health University of Benin Teaching Hospital PMB 1111, Benin City, Nigeria
    Nig Q J Hosp Med 19:27-31. 2009
    ..Knowledge of the relative importance of the different causes of stillbirth is lacking, even in hospital settings...
  56. ncbi Placental abruption and adverse perinatal outcomes
    C V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    JAMA 282:1646-51. 1999
    ..Pregnancies complicated by abruption result in increased frequency of perinatal death and decreased fetal size and gestational duration, yet the extent of placental separation and its effect on these adverse outcomes is unknown...
  57. ncbi Maternal thyroid function at 11 to 13 weeks of gestation and subsequent fetal death
    Ghalia Ashoor
    Harris Birthright Research Centre, King s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Thyroid 20:989-93. 2010
    ..Our hypothesis is that maternal thyroid function in the first trimester is altered in pregnancies ending in miscarriage or fetal death.
  58. ncbi Maternal weight, pregnancy weight gain, and the risk of antepartum stillbirth
    O Stephansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:463-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Maternal overweight condition increased the risk of antepartum stillbirth, especially term antepartum stillbirth, whereas weight gain during pregnancy was not associated with risk...
  59. pmc Bacterial lipopolysaccharide-mediated fetal death. Production of a newly recognized form of inducible cyclooxygenase (COX-2) in murine decidua in response to lipopolysaccharide
    R M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132
    J Clin Invest 95:725-31. 1995
    ..we administered lipopolysaccharide (LPS) to pregnant C3H/HeN mice and found that LPS administration caused fetal death in a dose-dependent fashion...
  60. pmc Syphilis-associated perinatal and infant mortality in rural Malawi
    J McDermott
    Epidemiologist, Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Bull World Health Organ 71:773-80. 1993
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  61. pmc Lives Saved Tool supplement detection and treatment of syphilis in pregnancy to reduce syphilis related stillbirths and neonatal mortality
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S9. 2011
    ..Globally syphilis is an important yet preventable cause of stillbirth, neonatal mortality and morbidity...
  62. pmc Maternal syphilis: pathophysiology and treatment
    Stuart M Berman
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA 30306, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:433-8. 2004
    ..fetal and neonate infection by use of rabbit infectivity tests and describe the gestational age distribution of fetal death secondary to syphilis...
  63. ncbi Fetal death sex ratios: a test of the economic stress hypothesis
    Ralph Catalano
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:944-8. 2005
    ..We assess the validity of the first of these mechanisms by testing the hypothesis that the fetal death sex ratio varies positively over time with the unemployment rate...
  64. ncbi Risk of perinatal death associated with labor after previous cesarean delivery in uncomplicated term pregnancies
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, England
    JAMA 287:2684-90. 2002
    ..However, no reliable data exist on the effect of a trial of labor on the risk of perinatal death in otherwise uncomplicated term pregnancies...
  65. pmc Waddlia chondrophila, a potential agent of human fetal death
    David Baud
    University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1239-43. 2007
    ..Waddlia seroprevalence was higher in women who had had sporadic and recurrent miscarriages than in control women (p < 0.001). Waddlia spp. may represent a cause of human fetal loss...
  66. pmc Reducing stillbirths: prevention and management of medical disorders and infections during pregnancy
    Esme V Menezes
    Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S4. 2009
    ..Poorly recognised, untreated or inadequately treated maternal infections such as syphilis and malaria, and maternal conditions including hypertensive disorders, are known risk factors for stillbirth...
  67. pmc Seasonal influenza A (H1N1) infection in early pregnancy and second trimester fetal demise
    Richard W Lieberman
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48901, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:107-9. 2011
    ..These findings suggested a causal relationship between early exposure and fetal demise. Management of future influenza outbreaks should include evaluation of products of conception associated with fetal loss...
  68. ncbi Maternal age and risk of fetal death in singleton gestations: USA, 1995-2000
    J C Canterino
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 15:193-7. 2004
    To determine the magnitude of risk for fetal death among singleton pregnancies in relation to maternal age, and to compare the risks with other common indications for fetal testing.
  69. ncbi Coffee and fetal death: a cohort study with prospective data
    Bodil Hammer Bech
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 162:983-90. 2005
    ..Danish National Birth Cohort to determine whether coffee consumption during pregnancy is associated with late fetal death (spontaneous abortion and stillbirth)...
  70. ncbi The association between adverse childhood experiences and adolescent pregnancy, long-term psychosocial consequences, and fetal death
    Susan D Hillis
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 113:320-7. 2004
    ..adolescent pregnancy increased as types of adverse childhood experiences (ACE score) increased and whether ACEs or adolescent pregnancy was the principal source of elevated risk for long-term psychosocial consequences and fetal death.
  71. ncbi Pregnancy in women with heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa
    Maboury Diao
    Service de cardiologie, CHU Aristide Le Dantec, Faculté de Médecine de Dakar, BP 6633, Dakar Etoile, Senegal
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 104:370-4. 2011
    ..Although previous studies showed that pregnancy with heart disease is associated with significant complications, few focused on patients with valvular heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
  72. ncbi Guidelines for neuropathologic diagnostics of perinatal unexpected loss and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): a technical protocol
    Luigi Matturri
    Institute of Pathology, University of Milan, Via della Commenda, Milan, Italy
    Virchows Arch 452:19-25. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi Variation by state in outcomes classification for deliveries less than 500 g in the United States
    Deborah B Ehrenthal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christiana Care Health Services, Inc, Newark, DE 19718, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:42-8. 2011
    The purpose of this study is to explore state-level fetal death rates and <24 h infant mortality rates for deliveries less than 500 g in order to estimate outcomes classification differences at the edge of viability...
  74. ncbi Case-cohort analysis of agricultural pesticide applications near maternal residence and selected causes of fetal death
    E M Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:702-10. 2001
    The potential association between fetal death and residential proximity to agricultural pesticide applications was examined in 10 California counties for 1984...
  75. ncbi Bacterial vaginosis as a risk factor for preterm delivery: a meta-analysis
    Harald Leitich
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Computer Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:139-47. 2003
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate bacterial vaginosis as a risk factor for preterm delivery...
  76. ncbi Prospective multicenter study of pregnancy outcomes in women with heart disease
    S C Siu
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 104:515-21. 2001
    ..The maternal and neonatal risks associated with pregnancy in women with heart disease receiving comprehensive prenatal care have not been well defined...
  77. ncbi Acute appendicitis in pregnancy--risk factors associated with principal outcomes: a case control study
    Hatice Gulsen Yilmaz
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dicle, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int J Surg 5:192-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors associated with the principal outcomes in acute appendicitis during pregnancy: appendix-perforation, and maternal and fetal mortality and maternal morbidity...
  78. ncbi Pregnancy at or beyond age 40 years is associated with an increased risk of fetal death and other adverse outcomes
    M Camille Hoffman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:e11-3. 2007
    The objective of the study was to determine the frequency of fetal death in women 40 years of age or older (AMA).
  79. ncbi Hypoplasia of medullary arcuate nucleus in unexpected late fetal death (stillborn infants): a pathologic study
    Luigi Matturri
    Department of Pathology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatrics 109:E43. 2002
    ..To evaluate the frequency, morphology, and pathogenesis (primary or secondary) of the abnormally developed medullary arcuate nucleus (ARCn) in stillbirths...
  80. pmc Prothrombin gene G20210A mutation and obstetric complications
    Robert M Silver
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:14-20. 2010
    ..To estimate whether maternal carriage of the prothrombin gene G20210A mutation is associated with pregnancy loss, preeclampsia, placental abruption, or small for gestational age (SGA) neonates in a low-risk, prospective cohort...
  81. ncbi Somatic cell nuclear transfer
    I Wilmut
    Roslin Institute, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
    Nature 419:583-6. 2002
    ..When a nucleus is placed in oocyte cytoplasm, the changes in chromatin structure that govern differentiation can be reversed, and the nucleus can be made to control development to term...
  82. ncbi Herpes simplex virus type-2 infection in pregnancy: no risk of fetal death: results from a nested case-control study within 35,940 women
    Anne Eskild
    Section of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BJOG 109:1030-5. 2002
    The aim of this study was to assess the association of fetal death with herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) antibody status during pregnancy: 1. presence of antibodies in first trimester; 2...
  83. ncbi The Hand1 bHLH transcription factor is essential for placentation and cardiac morphogenesis
    P Riley
    Program in Development and Fetal Health, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Genet 18:271-5. 1998
    ..Their heart tubes showed abnormal looping and ventricular myocardial differentiation. Therefore, Hand1 is essential for differentiation of both trophoblast and cardiomyocytes, which are embryologically distinct cell lineages...
  84. ncbi Cardiac disease in pregnancy: a 4-year audit at Pretoria Academic Hospital
    P Soma-Pillay
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Pretoria and Pretoria Academic Hospital
    S Afr Med J 98:553-6. 2008
    ..Increasing numbers of women with heart disease reach adulthood as a result of advances in diagnoses and treatment of heart disease in childhood...
  85. pmc Declines in sex ratio at birth and fetal deaths in Japan, and in U.S. whites but not African Americans
    Devra Lee Davis
    Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:941-6. 2007
    ..The expected ratio of male to female births is generally believed to be 1.05, also described as the male proportion of 0.515...
  86. ncbi Maternal and biochemical predictors of antepartum stillbirth among nulliparous women in relation to gestational age of fetal death
    G C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    BJOG 114:705-14. 2007
    ..To determine whether maternal serum levels of alphafetoprotein (alpha-FP) and human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) at 15-21 weeks provided clinically useful prediction of stillbirth in first pregnancies...
  87. ncbi Poor obstetric outcome in subsequent pregnancies in women with prior fetal death
    Antonio E Frias
    University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:521-6. 2004
    ..Thus, it is difficult for clinicians to optimally counsel, evaluate, and manage women with previous unexplained fetal death. Our objective was to ascertain the outcome of subsequent pregnancies in patients with prior fetal death.
  88. ncbi Effect of induction of late embryonic mortality on plasma profiles of pregnancy associated glycoprotein 1 in heifers
    O Szenci
    Szent Istvan University, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Clinic for Large Animals, H 2225 Ullo Dóra major, Hungary
    Vet J 165:307-13. 2003
    ..The results of this study indicate that a PAG1 assay may provide an alternative method to ultrasonography for determining LEM in the cow...
  89. ncbi Maternal anti-protein Z antibodies in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia, SGA and fetal death
    Offer Erez
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:662-71. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the maternal plasma concentration of APZ-AB in women with a normal pregnancy, and patients with PE, an SGA neonate or a FD...
  90. pmc Long QT syndrome-associated mutations in intrauterine fetal death
    Lia Crotti
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia, and Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Fondazione IRRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    JAMA 309:1473-82. 2013
    Intrauterine fetal death or stillbirth occurs in approximately 1 out of every 160 pregnancies and accounts for 50% of all perinatal deaths. Postmortem evaluation fails to elucidate an underlying cause in many cases...
  91. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of fetal death in Norway: a case-control study
    Linda Björk Helgadottir
    Department of Hematology Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:390-7. 2011
    To estimate incidence and risk factors for intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) in a Norwegian study-population applying two different control groups.
  92. ncbi Genetics and metabolic causes of stillbirth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Semin Perinatol 26:70-4. 2002
    ..Advances in diagnosis will provide additional information for appropriate genetic counseling...
  93. ncbi [Pregnancies complicated by maternal syphilis and fetal death]
    Maria Isabel do Nascimento
    Clínica de Ginecologia, Hospital Geral de Nova Iguaçu, Nova Iguaçu, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 34:56-62. 2012
    To describe the characteristics of pregnancies complicated by maternal syphilis and fetal death.
  94. ncbi Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and fetal death at different gestational lengths: a population study of 2 121 371 pregnancies
    A S Ahmad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Medical Faculty Division, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BJOG 119:1521-8. 2012
    ..To compare the proportion of offspring that was stillborn in pregnancies with pre-eclampsia, gestational hypertension or chronic hypertension with those in normotensive pregnancies...
  95. ncbi Severe hypotension and fetal death due to tocolysis with nifedipine
    Dimitri N M Papatsonis
    BJOG 112:1582-3. 2005
  96. ncbi Ascorbic acid protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced intra-uterine fetal death and intra-uterine growth retardation in mice
    Yuan Hua Chen
    Department of Toxicology, Anhui Medical University, Meishan Road, Anhui Province, Hefei 230032, PR China
    Toxicology 217:39-45. 2006
    ..LPS) has been associated with adverse developmental outcomes including embryonic resorption, intra-uterine fetal death (IUFD), intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR) and preterm labor...
  97. ncbi HELLP syndrome, multiple liver infarctions, and intrauterine fetal death in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome
    Yoko Wada
    Clinical Nephrology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine II, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata
    Intern Med 48:1555-8. 2009
    We report a case of HELLP syndrome, multiple liver infarctions, and intrauterine fetal death in a woman in the 17th week of pregnancy with SLE and APS who had been in remission on a regimen of low-dose prednisolone and aspirin...
  98. pmc Stillbirth as risk factor for depression and anxiety in the subsequent pregnancy: cohort study
    P M Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 ORE
    BMJ 318:1721-4. 1999
    ..To assess women's symptoms of depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum year in the pregnancy after stillbirth; to assess relevance of time since loss...
  99. ncbi Prediction of intrauterine fetal death in small-for-gestational-age fetuses: impact of including ultrasound biometry in customized models
    A O Odibo
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound and Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 39:288-92. 2012
    ..We sought to estimate the impact of adding ultrasound biometric parameters to the customized chart for the prediction of intrauterine fetal death (IUFD).
  100. pmc Paternal exposure to agricultural pesticides and cause specific fetal death
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:334-9. 2004
    To study the association between fetal death and paternal agricultural occupation in areas and time periods with different levels of use of agricultural pesticides.
  101. ncbi Changes in fetal death during 40 years-different trends for different gestational ages: a population-based study in Norway
    A A Sarfraz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Faculty Division, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BJOG 118:488-94. 2011
    To study changes in gestational-age-specific fetal death risks during a 40-year period.

Research Grants63

  1. Triggers of Abruptio Placentae - A Case Crossover Study of an Ischemic Placental
    Michelle A Williams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..large part because of its association with adverse outcomes in newborns and mothers including preterm delivery, fetal death, maternal hemorrhagic shock, and renal failure...
  2. Outcomes of Infertility Treatments in Clinic and Population-Based Cohorts
    Joseph B Stanford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To establish a parallel population- based cohort, we will use marriage certificates, birth certificates, and fetal death certificates from the UPDB to identify potential participants...
  3. Role of Maternal Platelets in the Placenta and Pregnancy Complications
    Rashmi Sood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Consequences include fetal growth restriction, early or late fetal death and maternal hypertensive disorders, such as preeclampsia...
  4. Vasomotor Sympathetic Activity during Early Pregnancy in Humans
    Qi Fu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..women in the United States, and the most severe form, preeclampsia, is the leading cause of maternal and fetal death or morbidity...
  5. Maternal obesity, weight gain and the black-white disparity in stillbirth
    Lisa M Bodnar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..13 fetal deaths at e20 weeks gestation per 1000 births, which is in stark contrast to the fetal death rate of 4.79 among U.S. whites...
  6. Child Health After Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Population-Based Study
    BARBARA JOAN LUKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..link ART clinical data from 2004 to 2011 to the Massachusetts Pregnancy to Early Life Longitudinal birth and fetal death file (resulting in approximately 18,000 ART assisted births, 5,000 births with no ART but other subfertility ..
  7. Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Access and Health Outcomes for Women and Infants
    Jeff Luck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..female enrollees ages 15-44 and their infants to statewide datasets, including (but not limited to) live birth, fetal death, infant death, and hospital discharge data, beginning with 2008 and continuing until 2016, as data become ..
  8. Renal Transporters and Fetal Neuroendocrinology
    Charles E Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Fetal stress is a prevalent cause of fetal death and morbidity in utero...
  9. Interactions between TGFbeta and retinoid signaling in cardiac development
    Loretta L Hoover; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..chamber and outflow tract (OFT) septation does not occur due to hypoplasticity of cardiac cushion tissue and fetal death occurs in late-midgestation due to cardiac failure [2]...
  10. Placental injury and microRNA
    Yoel Sadovsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trophoblast differentiation and placental dysfunction are far-reaching, typically leading to intrauterine fetal death or fetal growth restriction...
  11. Group IPT For Major Depression Following Perinatal Loss
    Jennifer E Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Perinatal loss includes early (before 20 weeks;miscarriage) and late fetal death (after 20 weeks;stillbirth) and the death of a liveborn neonate in the first 28 days after birth (neonatal death...
  12. OPTIMIZED MEASUREMENT AND SIGNAL PROCESSING OF FETAL MCG
    Ronald T Wakai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..can improve the diagnosis of life-threatening forms of fetal arrhythmia and shed light on causes of unexplained fetal death. It can also provide an effective means of monitoring the effects of fetal therapies and can aid in the ..
  13. San Antonio Center for the Study of Stillbirth
    Donald Dudley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In San Antonio, there are approximately 24,000 deliveries per year, with a fetal death rate of 5.3/1000 live births...
  14. PREVENTION OF X-RAY INDUCED MALFORMATIONS
    MARVIN SODICOFF; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The most important question is whether fetal death, growth retardation and malformation induced by irradiation during the period of major organogenesis (day 9, 11 ..
  15. Air Pollution and Adverse Birth Outcomes
    Beate Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of proximity to high traffic density roadways; (2) short-term increases in air pollution prior to birth or fetal death and/or medium-term exposures accumulated over months or trimesters of pregnancy are more important; (3) ..
  16. Development of a Research-Ready Pregnancy and Newborn Biobank in California
    Martin Kharrazi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Specimens spanning 28 years will be linked to existing records of fetal death, live birth, death, prenatal and newborn screening to develop a rich, client-based, cross-generational, life- ..
  17. PHYSICIAN CESAREAN RATE AND RISK-ADJUSTED BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Tong Li; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..For this study, data from New Jersey birth certificates, fetal death certificates, infant death certificates, and maternal and infant hospital discharge records will be linked for ..
  18. Plurality and Contemporary Infant Mortality Risks
    Barbara Luke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., weight discordance, gender mix, fetal death of a sibling)...
  19. Mechanisms of aPL antibody-induced pregnancy loss
    Jane Salmon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Pregnancy complications in women with APS include fetal death, preeclampsia, and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  20. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE UNITS
    Richard Depp; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..and intraventricular hemorrhage against the intrauterine risks of infection, umbilical cord prolapse, and fetal death. Maternal infections morbidity and incidence of cesarean section will also be compared...
  21. MORTALITY BY RACE AMONG LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS
    Robert Michielutte; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These data will be merged with computerized information from the North Carolina vital statistics birth/fetal death and birth/infant death files, and with data from the prevention of prematurity program currently being ..
  22. ANTICARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES AND OXIDIZED PHOSPHOLIPIDS
    Joseph Witztum; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..and/or the lupus anticoagulant and clinically experience recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis, history of fetal death and autoimmune thrombocytopenia...
  23. A Model Statewide Trial to Detect and Treat Maternal Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy
    James Haddow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., fetal death, prematurity, preeclampsia)...
  24. Prolactin regulation of decidual activin and apoptosis
    Jennifer Bowen Shauver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..decidualization during early pregnancy, in the presence of exogenous progesterone, but are infertile due to fetal death and resorption from midpregnancy...
  25. Reprogramming of X-linked genes by nuclear transfer
    X Tian; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Abnormal XCI has been found to have deleterious effect on placental growth and causes fetal death. The abnormal XCI may be caused by the impaired ability of cloned embryos to erase epigenetic marks of XCI in ..
  26. Simultaneous fetal echocardiography and magnetocardiography
    DOUGLAS PAULSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, this product should enhance assessment of fetal well-being by identifying risk factors for sudden fetal death, including cardiac ischemia, QT prolongation, and electromechanical dysfunction...
  27. Impact of Intrauterine Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells
    JENNIFER KORNOSKY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..confounders such as serum folate, maternal age, parity, race/ethnicity, body mass index status, previous IUGR/fetal death, and fetal gender will be developed to address the aims and objectives of the study...
  28. FAILURE TO MODULATE T & NK CELL ZETA EXPRESSION IN RSA
    Douglas Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..NK and T cell dysfunction in some pregnant women could be for poor pregnancy outcomes from pre-term labor to fetal death. Understanding the mechanisms of pregnancy-associated T and NK cell dysfunction will provide the greatest ..
  29. PARENTAL DRINKING, TOXICANT INTERACTIONS, AND PREGNANCY
    David Savitz; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..pregnant residents of Avon County (excluding the Bath health district) whose pregnancies end in a live birth or fetal death between 1 April 1991 and 31 December 1992, inclusive...
  30. PLACENTAL TOXICOLOGY
    Richard Miller; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..g,. cadmium can produce placental necrosis and fetal death in rodents and necrosis under perfusion conditions in the human placenta...
  31. REGULATION OF AMNIOTIC FLUID VOLUME
    ROBERT BRACE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Because aberrations in amniotic fluid volume are associated with fetal death or poor perinatal outcome, the proposed studies may lead to a decreased fetal and neonatal morbidity and ..
  32. FUNCTION OF THE DECIDUAL TISSUE
    Geula Gibori; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..primary decidual cells and cell lines, we propose to examine whether it is indeed IL-6 expression that leads to fetal death in the PRL (-/-) mice, whether pregnancy can be salvaged by generating double knockout mice for PRL and IL-6, ..
  33. THE IMPACT OF AIRBORNE PARTICULATES ON INFANT HEALTH
    KENNETH CHAY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Detail Files, National Natality Detail Files, Linked Birth and Infant Death Public-use Data Files, and the Fetal Death Data Public-use Data Files...
  34. Decidual-Endothelial Tissue Factor and IUGR
    Charles Lockwood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..with resultant hypoxemia and inflammation are common antecedents to intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), fetal death, abruption and preeclampsia...
  35. TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALPHA-THALASSEMIA-1 IN ADULTS
    Robert Moore; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..no adverse health effects except for slight anemia, the homozygous condition (known as hydrops fetalis) causes fetal death. There is no readily available clinical assay to screen adults for this trait...
  36. Burden of Malaria in Pregnancy in India
    Davidson Hamer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Malaria in pregnancy (MIP) is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, prematurity, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), low birth weight (LBW), and maternal anemia...
  37. PREVENTING DEPRESSION AFTER MISCARRIAGE-- A PILOT STUDY
    Richard Neugebauer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..efficient, economical intervention to prevent or shorten severe bereavement reactions following miscarriage and fetal death. Miscarriage/fetal death occur in 10-20 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies...
  38. Perinatal Loss and the Birth of a Subsequent Child
    Deborah Armstrong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Perinatal loss includes fetal death (early or late) or neonatal death within the first 28 days of life...
  39. EXPERIMENTAL DIABETES IN PREGNANCY
    RONALD BECK; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..of animals, glucocorticoids will be given beginning on the 26th gestational day to determine whether or not fetal death and/or abortion can be prevented...
  40. NATURAL ANTICOAGULANT MECHANISMS
    Robert Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The basis for fetal death will be ascertained and mice with the most profopund abnormality of TM compatible with embryonic viability will ..
  41. NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE AND NEONATAL MORTALITY IN NYC
    Nigel Paneth; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Using New York City live birth, infant death and fetal death certificates, we will examine mortality within birthweight categories in several different ways for each of ..
  42. Mobile Fetal Magentocardiography
    CRAIG ANTHONY ZADRA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This technology has proven to be extremely valuable in the management of fetuses with cardiac complications and has the potential to shed light the causes of unexplained sudden fetal death.
  43. Feasibility Study of Soccer Injuries
    Melissa Schiff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this research will be used to for the development of a large, prospective cohort study to evaluate potentially modifiable risk factors for injury among female youth soccer players. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Intrauterine Inflammation & Adverse Neurological Outcome
    Michal A Elovitz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Mechanism of aPL antibody-induced Pregnancy loss
    Jane E Salmon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pregnancy complications in women with APS include fetal death, preeclampsia, and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  46. Targets for New Therapeutics for SLE
    Jane Salmon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. OMEGA-3 SUPPLMENTATION DECREASES INFLAMMATION AND FETAL OBESITY IN PREGNANCY
    Sylvie Hauguel De Mouzon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pretiminary data witt also be obtained on fetat body composition in order to later address the prevention of the long term adverse effects (devetopmental programming) of maternal obesity in the developing fetus. ..
  48. CENTER FOR STUDY OF GROWTH REGULATION IN HUMAN PREGNANCY
    Patrick Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Complement as a Mediator of Recurrent Miscarriages
    Jane Salmon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, our studies will provide insights into mechanisms by which complement-induces disease and suggest means to prevent, arrest, or modify complement-mediated inflammatory disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Impact of adolescent pregnancy on nutritional status
    Joanne Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures of nutritional status at birth include weight, length, head, chest and mid upper arm circumference. Growth of these infants through 6 months of age will also be examined, as will hemoglobin and serum retinol at 3 months of age. ..
  51. NATIONAL WILMS TUMOR STUDY -5
    Daniel Green; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The survival of most children treated for WT allows the study of genetic and treatment factors associated with the etiology of the disease and/or the occurrence of complications of therapy. ..
  52. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  53. METHADONE, BUPRENORPHINE AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT
    Lauren Jansson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Upon completing the 5-year funding period, Dr. Jansson plans to have written an RO1 grant application to pursue research ideas identified during KO8 funding. ..
  54. Partnership on Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Research in Tanza*
    Wafaie Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program will be carried out as a collaborative effort between Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA. ..
  55. IMPACT OF ENDOTHELIN IN INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION
    LARRY THAETE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  56. Antenatal and preschool iron and zinc use and cognition
    Parul Christian; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. REGULATION AND FUNCTION OF LUNG SPECIFIC FREAC GENES
    Ye Shih Ho; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Role of T-box Genes in Mouse Development
    VIRGINIA PAPAIOANNOU; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Produce a conditional allele of Tbx4 to study gene function late in development. Specific Aim 3. Investigate regulatory and genetic interactions between the genes of the Tbx subfamily, Tbx2, Tbx3, Tbx4, and Tbx5. ..
  59. Human Biology Association 2002 Annual Meeting
    LORNA MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Role of a novel signal transduction pathway in GBS
    Craig Rubens; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Collectively, these studies will determine the biological significance of this signal transduction pathway and lead to the identification of novel targets of GBS, which may provide insights into their potential as antimicrobial targets. ..