dystocia

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Summary: Slow or difficult OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH.

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  1. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging pelvimetry and the prediction of labor dystocia
    Michael V Zaretsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:919-26. 2005
  2. ncbi Prenatal, labor and delivery characteristics of mothers with macrosomic babies
    E K Srofenyoh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ridge Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:49-50. 2006
  3. ncbi Labour dystocia--risk of recurrence and instrumental delivery in following labour--a population-based cohort study
    A Sandstrom
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska University Hospital, and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 119:1648-56. 2012
  4. ncbi Risk factors for difficult delivery in nulliparas with epidural analgesia in second stage of labor
    William D Fraser
    Hôpital St François d Assie CHUQ Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 99:409-18. 2002
  5. ncbi Lactate concentration in amniotic fluid: a good predictor of labor outcome
    Eva Wiberg-Itzel
    Department of Clinical Science and Education, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, Sweden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 152:34-8. 2010
  6. ncbi Is maternal obesity a predictor of shoulder dystocia?
    H Robinson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatal Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 101:24-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies weighing more than 4.5 kg: an analysis by parity
    E V Mocanu
    Coombe Women s Hospital, 8, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 92:229-33. 2000
  8. ncbi Risk of shoulder dystocia: associations with parity and offspring birthweight. A population study of 1 914 544 deliveries
    Eva A Overland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:483-8. 2012
  9. ncbi Risk factors and obstetric complications associated with macrosomia
    N E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:220-6. 2004
  10. pmc Obstetric risk indicators for labour dystocia in nulliparous women: a multi-centre cohort study
    Hanne Kjaergaard
    Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:45. 2008

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  1. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging pelvimetry and the prediction of labor dystocia
    Michael V Zaretsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:919-26. 2005
    To study whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pelvimetry has the ability to identify those women who require cesarean delivery for labor dystocia.
  2. ncbi Prenatal, labor and delivery characteristics of mothers with macrosomic babies
    E K Srofenyoh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ridge Hospital, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:49-50. 2006
  3. ncbi Labour dystocia--risk of recurrence and instrumental delivery in following labour--a population-based cohort study
    A Sandstrom
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska University Hospital, and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 119:1648-56. 2012
    To investigate risk of recurrence of labour dystocia and mode of delivery in second labour after taking first labour and fetal and maternal characteristics into account.
  4. ncbi Risk factors for difficult delivery in nulliparas with epidural analgesia in second stage of labor
    William D Fraser
    Hôpital St François d Assie CHUQ Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 99:409-18. 2002
    ..To identify risk factors for difficult delivery among nulliparas in the second stage of labor with continuous epidural analgesia, and to develop a multivariable model that is predictive of difficult delivery...
  5. ncbi Lactate concentration in amniotic fluid: a good predictor of labor outcome
    Eva Wiberg-Itzel
    Department of Clinical Science and Education, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, Sweden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 152:34-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether lactate concentration in AF together with the partogram is a better predictor of operative intervention in dysfunctional labor than the partogram alone...
  6. ncbi Is maternal obesity a predictor of shoulder dystocia?
    H Robinson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatal Research Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 101:24-7. 2003
    To explore the relationship between maternal obesity and shoulder dystocia while controlling for the potential confounding effects of other variables associated with obesity.
  7. ncbi Obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies weighing more than 4.5 kg: an analysis by parity
    E V Mocanu
    Coombe Women s Hospital, 8, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 92:229-33. 2000
    ..To analyse by parity the obstetric and neonatal outcome of babies delivered weighing more than 4.5 kg...
  8. ncbi Risk of shoulder dystocia: associations with parity and offspring birthweight. A population study of 1 914 544 deliveries
    Eva A Overland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:483-8. 2012
    We estimated the associations of parity and offspring birthweight with the risk of shoulder dystocia, and studied whether the association of offspring birthweight differed by parity.
  9. ncbi Risk factors and obstetric complications associated with macrosomia
    N E Stotland
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:220-6. 2004
    ..Macrosomia is associated with adverse maternal outcomes. The objective of this study was to characterize the epidemiology of macrosomia and related maternal complications...
  10. pmc Obstetric risk indicators for labour dystocia in nulliparous women: a multi-centre cohort study
    Hanne Kjaergaard
    Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:45. 2008
    In nulliparous women dystocia is the most common obstetric problem and its etiology is largely unknown...
  11. ncbi Impacts of dystocia on health and survival of dairy calves
    J E Lombard
    USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services, Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health, 2150 Centre Ave, Bldg B, Fort Collins, CO 80526 8117, USA
    J Dairy Sci 90:1751-60. 2007
    ..were to determine incidence of stillbirths and heifer-calf morbidity and mortality, and their association with dystocia on 3 Colorado dairies...
  12. ncbi Dystocia in nulliparous women
    Sara G Shields
    Dept of Family Medicine and Community Health, Family Health Center of Worchester, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts 01610, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:1671-8. 2007
    b>Dystocia is common in nulliparous women and is responsible for more than 50 percent of primary cesarean deliveries...
  13. ncbi Phenotypic trends in incidence of stillbirth for Holsteins in the United States
    C L Meyer
    Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames 50011-3150, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:515-23. 2001
    ..population, 2) if stillbirths are the same trait in primiparous and multiparous cows, and 3) what was the role of dystocia in stillbirths...
  14. ncbi Short stature--an independent risk factor for Cesarean delivery
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 120:175-8. 2005
    ..to investigate pregnancy outcome of patients with short stature (height<155 cm), and specifically to elucidate if patients with short stature are at an increased risk for Cesarean section (CS) even after controlling for labor dystocia.
  15. ncbi Parturition, dystocia and foal survival: a retrospective study of 1047 births
    P M McCue
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Equine Reproduction Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
    Equine Vet J Suppl 44:22-5. 2012
    An understanding of the normal events of foaling, causes of dystocia and clinical outcomes is important for equine practitioners.
  16. ncbi Perinatal outcome of fetuses with a birth weight greater than 4500 g: an analysis of 3356 cases
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 109:160-5. 2003
    ..in a series of macrosomic fetuses according to the intended mode of delivery, and to estimate the individual risk of shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus injury upon information available either prior the onset of labor or at delivery.
  17. ncbi Erb's palsy without shoulder dystocia
    H F Sandmire
    Ob gyn Associates, Green Bay, Ltd, Green Bay, WI, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 78:253-6. 2002
    The purpose of this commentary is to review certain articles which have provided evidence that Erb's palsy can occur without associated shoulder dystocia. The mechanism of the specific cause of the injury will be described.
  18. pmc A survey of dystocia in the Boxer breed
    Catharina Linde Forsberg
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 49:8. 2007
    b>Dystocia occurs more commonly in some breeds of dogs than others. The Boxer breed is one of the highrisk breeds for whelping problems...
  19. ncbi What factors are associated with neonatal injury following shoulder dystocia?
    S H Mehta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Perinatol 26:85-8. 2006
    To identify factors associated with the development of neonatal injury in the setting of shoulder dystocia.
  20. ncbi The effect of dystocia and previous cesarean uterine scar on the tensile properties of the lower uterine segment
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:873-83. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that the stretching of the lower uterine segment in laboring women with dystocia changes the viscoelastic properties of the uterine wall.
  21. ncbi Incidence and outcomes of dystocia in the active phase of labor in term nulliparous women with spontaneous labor onset
    Hanne Kjaergaard
    Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:402-7. 2009
    To estimate the incidence of dystocia among nulliparous women without apparent co-morbidity and to examine maternal and fetal short-term outcomes after dystocia.
  22. ncbi Fetal macrosomia and shoulder dystocia in women with gestational diabetes: risks amenable to treatment?
    Brett C Young
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 13:12-8. 2013
    Fetal macrosomia and maternal diabetes are independent risk factors for shoulder dystocia, an obstetrical emergency that may cause permanent neonatal injury...
  23. ncbi Improving neonatal outcome through practical shoulder dystocia training
    Timothy J Draycott
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Obstet Gynecol 112:14-20. 2008
    To compare the management of and neonatal injury associated with shoulder dystocia before and after introduction of mandatory shoulder dystocia simulation training.
  24. ncbi Shoulder dystocia
    Elizabeth G Baxley
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Am Fam Physician 69:1707-14. 2004
    Shoulder dystocia can be one of the most frightening emergencies in the delivery room. Although many factors have been associated with shoulder dystocia, most cases occur with no warning...
  25. ncbi Is it possible to reduce obstetrical brachial plexus palsy by optimal management of shoulder dystocia?
    Stergios K Doumouchtsis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1205:135-43. 2010
    ..and to excessive lateral traction of the fetal head during maneuvers to deliver the fetal shoulders in shoulder dystocia. Shoulder dystocia is indeed a major risk factor as it increases the risk for OBPP 100-fold...
  26. ncbi Use of sexed semen and its effect on conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth of Holsteins in the United States
    H D Norman
    Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:3880-90. 2010
    ..The effect of sexed semen use on conception rate, calf sex, dystocia, and stillbirth also was examined for heifers and cows...
  27. ncbi The relationship of fetal position and ethnicity with shoulder dystocia and birth injury
    Yvonne W Cheng
    Division of Perinatal Medicine and Genetics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:856-62. 2006
    The objective of this study was to examine factors associated with the occurrence of shoulder dystocia and subsequent perinatal outcomes.
  28. ncbi Dystocia correlates with body mass index in both spontaneous and induced nulliparous labors
    Jennifer Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:817-21. 2011
    ..To assess the influence of body mass index (BMI) on labor outcome in both induced and actively managed spontaneous nulliparous labors...
  29. ncbi Improvement in documentation using an electronic checklist for shoulder dystocia deliveries
    Shad H Deering
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:63-6. 2010
    ..To estimate if using an electronic checklist improved the documentation of shoulder dystocias that occurred at our institution...
  30. ncbi Comparison of perinatal outcomes of shoulder dystocia alleviated by different type and sequence of manoeuvres: a retrospective review
    T Y Leung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    BJOG 118:985-90. 2011
    To evaluate the different types and sequences of manoeuvres to overcome shoulder dystocia and the rates of associated fetal injury.
  31. ncbi Maternal and anthropomorphic risk factors for shoulder dystocia
    Chafika Mazouni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Conception Hospital, Marseille, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:567-70. 2006
    To study maternal and anthropomorphic parameters as potential risk factors for shoulder dystocia.
  32. ncbi Effect of a difficult calving on the vigour of the calf, the onset of maternal behaviour, and some behavioural indicators of pain in the dam
    A C Barrier
    Sustainable Livestock Systems, Scottish Agricultural College, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 103:248-56. 2012
    ..This might have longer-term effects on the health and survival of the calves...
  33. ncbi Effect of clinician-applied maneuvers on brachial plexus stretch during a shoulder dystocia event: investigation using a computer simulation model
    Michele J Grimm
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:339.e1-5. 2010
    The objective of the study was to determine how standard shoulder dystocia maneuvers affect delivery force and brachial plexus stretch.
  34. pmc A multi-centre cohort study shows no association between experienced violence and labour dystocia in nulliparous women at term
    Hafrún Finnbogadóttir
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:14. 2011
    Although both labour dystocia and domestic violence during pregnancy are associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcome, evidence in support of a possible association between experiences of domestic violence and labour dystocia is ..
  35. ncbi Can shoulder dystocia be reliably predicted?
    Jodie M Dodd
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Robinson Institute, The University of Adelaide, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 52:248-52. 2012
    To evaluate factors reported to increase the risk of shoulder dystocia, and to evaluate their predictive value at a population level.
  36. ncbi Simulation for teaching normal delivery and shoulder dystocia to midwives in training
    A Reynolds
    Simulation Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 23:405. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effect on students' knowledge of a simulation session versus an image-based lecture, for teaching routine management of normal delivery and resolution of shoulder dystocia to midwives in training.
  37. ncbi Shoulder dystocia and postpartum hemorrhage simulations: student confidence in managing these complications
    Tia P Andrighetti
    The Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, 10 View Street, Northfield, NH 03276, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 57:55-60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this project was to determine whether the use of high-fidelity simulations for the obstetric emergencies of shoulder dystocia and postpartum hemorrhage increases student confidence in managing these complications.
  38. ncbi Mode of delivery and birth outcomes of macrosomic infants
    S L Boulet
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:622-9. 2004
    ..Shoulder dystocia and birth injury occur with greater frequency among macrosomic infants, yet the relative inaccuracy of clinical ..
  39. ncbi A Bayesian threshold-linear model evaluation of perinatal mortality, dystocia, birth weight, and gestation length in a Holstein herd
    J M Johanson
    Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 3150, USA
    J Dairy Sci 94:450-60. 2011
    The objective of this research was to estimate genetic parameters for a multiple-trait evaluation of dystocia (DYS), perinatal mortality (PM), birth weight (BWT), and gestation length (GL) in Holsteins...
  40. ncbi [Fetal macrosomia: management, obstetrical and neonatal results. Multicenter case-control study in 15 maternity hospitals in Paris and the Ile de France area]
    A Batallan
    Service de gynécologie obstétrique du professeur P Madelenat, centre hospitalier Bichat Claude Bernard AP HP, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 30:483-91. 2002
    ..To study the perinatal management of fetal macrosomia (FM) and the obstetrical and neonatal results related to FM in the Ile de France area...
  41. ncbi The peri-partum management of pregnancies with macrosomic babies weighing > or =4,500 g at a tertiary University Hospital
    O B Navti
    Department of Cancer and Molecular Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:267-70. 2007
    ..There were 40 (13.6%) cases of shoulder dystocia compared with 0.9% in the non-macrosomic population (p < 0.001)...
  42. ncbi Dystocia: a study of its frequency and risk factors in seven cities of west Africa
    D Ould El Joud
    Direction de la Planification, Co opération et Statistiques, Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 74:171-8. 2001
    To determine the incidence of dystocia in seven west African cities, to attempt to discover what, if any, factors at the prenatal visit might identify women at risk of dystocia, and to assess the utility of such screening.
  43. ncbi Is abnormal labor associated with shoulder dystocia in nulliparous women?
    Shobha H Mehta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1604-7; discussion 1607-9. 2004
    This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between labor abnormalities and shoulder dystocia in nulliparous women.
  44. ncbi Should we allow a trial of labor after a previous cesarean for dystocia in the second stage of labor?
    E Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Ste Justine and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 98:652-5. 2001
    ..To estimate the rate of successful vaginal birth including operative vaginal delivery in patients with a previous cesarean for cephalopelvic disproportion in the second stage of labor...
  45. ncbi Abdominal dystocia in a case of undetected intrauterine meconium peritonitis due to cystic fibrosis
    Dolon Basu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 47:72-3. 2007
    ..After a normal anomaly scan at 22 weeks and a normal pregnancy, she went into labor at term. Dystocia due to massive abdominal distension complicated the second stage...
  46. ncbi A comparison of shoulder dystocia-associated transient and permanent brachial plexus palsies
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Ob Gyn, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:544-8. 2003
    To estimate differences between shoulder dystocia-associated transient and permanent brachial plexus palsies.
  47. ncbi Prediction of brachial plexus stretching during shoulder dystocia using a computer simulation model
    Bernard Gonik
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48235, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1168-72. 2003
    The purpose was to study the impact of maternal endogenous and clinician-applied exogenous delivery forces on brachial plexus stretching during a shoulder dystocia event.
  48. ncbi Labor progression and risk of cesarean delivery in electively induced nulliparas
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:698-704. 2005
    ..To describe the pattern of labor progression and risk of cesarean delivery in women whose labor was electively induced...
  49. ncbi A genome wide association study for QTL affecting direct and maternal effects of stillbirth and dystocia in cattle
    H G Olsen
    Centre for Integrative Genetics, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Box 5003, N 1432 Aas, Norway
    Anim Genet 41:273-80. 2010
    b>Dystocia and stillbirth are significant causes of female and neonatal death in many species and there is evidence for a genetic component to both traits...
  50. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for dystocia in dairy cattle: a review
    J F Mee
    Teagasc, Moorepark Dairy Production Research Centre, Fermoy, CO, Cork, Ireland
    Vet J 176:93-101. 2008
    This review focuses on the case definition of dystocia, its current prevalence and recent temporal trends, the different types of dystocia and their associated risk factors in dairy cattle...
  51. ncbi High birthweight and shoulder dystocia: the strongest risk factors for obstetrical brachial plexus palsy in a Swedish population-based study
    Margareta Mollberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:654-9. 2005
    ..Obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) is a serious form of neonatal morbidity...
  52. ncbi Birth weight as a predictor of calving ease and perinatal mortality in Holstein cattle
    J M Johanson
    Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames 50011 3150, USA
    J Dairy Sci 86:3745-55. 2003
    ..was to determine the effect of birth weight on perinatal mortality (PM) (alive or dead at 48 h of age) and dystocia (unassisted or assisted)...
  53. pmc X-linked cholestasis in mouse due to mutations of the P4-ATPase ATP11C
    Owen M Siggs
    Department of Genetics, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7890-5. 2011
    ..The majority of homozygous mutant females also died of dystocia in a maternal genotype-specific manner...
  54. ncbi Dystocia in beef heifers: a review of genetic and nutritional influences
    R E Hickson
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:256-64. 2006
    ..An increased incidence of dystocia in heifers calving at 2 years of age, compared to mature cows, is a major reason many farmers in New Zealand have ..
  55. ncbi Obstructed labour
    J P Neilson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br Med Bull 67:191-204. 2003
    ..The sequelae of obstructed labour can be an enormous source of human misery and the prevention of obstetric fistulas, and skilled treatment if they do occur, are important priorities in regions where obstructed labour is still common...
  56. ncbi Genetic parameters for calving difficulty, stillbirth, and birth weight for Hereford and Charolais at first and later parities
    S Eriksson
    Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Anim Sci 82:375-83. 2004
    ..Calving difficulty score should be included in the genetic evaluation of beef breeds in Sweden, whereas progeny groups in Swedish beef populations are too small for stillbirth to be considered directly...
  57. ncbi A review of factors associated with dystocia and cesarean section in nulliparous women
    Nancy K Lowe
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:216-28. 2007
    ..for cesarean section in nulliparous women continues to be clinical diagnoses that fall under the rubric of dystocia. These diagnoses account for approximately two-thirds of all cesareans experienced by otherwise healthy ..
  58. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: using simulation to train providers and teams
    Jenifer O Fahey
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 22:114-22; quiz 123-4. 2008
    Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency that requires immediate recognition and a well-coordinated response...
  59. ncbi Body condition score and body weight effects on dystocia and stillbirths and consequent effects on postcalving performance
    D P Berry
    Teagasc, Moorepark Dairy Production Research Centre, Fermoy, Co Cork, Ireland
    J Dairy Sci 90:4201-11. 2007
    ..of periparturient body condition score (BCS) and body weight (BW) related traits on the incidence of calving dystocia and stillbirths, and to determine any consequent effect of dystocia and stillbirths on BCS, BW, milk production, ..
  60. ncbi Cesarean section on request at 39 weeks: impact on shoulder dystocia, fetal trauma, neonatal encephalopathy, and intrauterine fetal demise
    Gary D V Hankins
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Semin Perinatol 30:276-87. 2006
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  61. ncbi Dystocia increases with advancing maternal age
    Ann Treacy
    National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:760-3. 2006
    ..of maternal age on obstetric indices of uterine efficiency in spontaneous nulliparous labor managed according to a standardized protocol in order to determine whether increasing maternal age is more commonly associated with dystocia.
  62. ncbi Improving resident competency in the management of shoulder dystocia with simulation training
    Shad Deering
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3 PHC, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1224-8. 2004
    To determine whether a simulation training scenario improves resident competency in the management of shoulder dystocia.
  63. ncbi Factors affecting dystocia in cattle
    D Zaborski
    Department of Ruminants Science, Agricultural University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
    Reprod Domest Anim 44:540-51. 2009
    The paper reviews the various factors affecting dystocia in cattle. It is based mainly on the recent studies found in the literature of the subject but refers occasionally to some older papers as well...
  64. ncbi Risk indicators for dystocia in low-risk nulliparous women: a study on lifestyle and anthropometrical factors
    H Kjaergaard
    Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:25-9. 2010
    ..a cohort of 2,810 low-risk nulliparas to identify possible lifestyle and anthropometrical risk indicators for dystocia. Criteria for dystocia: cervical dilatation <2 cm over 4 h during labour's active phase, or no descent during ..
  65. ncbi Woman abuse and pregnancy outcome among women in Khoram Abad, Islamic Republic of Iran
    N Khodakarami
    Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Reproductive Health Research Centre and Nurisng Midwifery School, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 15:622-8. 2009
    ..correlated with mean weight gain during pregnancy, mean frequency of the prenatal care, prolonged labour (dystocia), premature rupture of membrane, low mean birth weight and mean gestational age at birth...
  66. ncbi Risk factors for calving assistance and dystocia in pasture-based Holstein-Friesian heifers and cows in Ireland
    J F Mee
    Teagasc, Moorepark Dairy Production Research Centre, Fermoy, Co Cork, Ireland
    Vet J 187:189-94. 2011
    The incidence of and risk factors associated with calving assistance and dystocia in pasture-based dairy herds were determined from analysis of 152,641 records of full-term calvings from Holstein-Friesian dams served by artificial ..
  67. ncbi Incidence and breed predilection for dystocia and risk factors for cesarean section in a Swedish population of insured dogs
    Annika Bergstrom
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 7037, SE 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
    Vet Surg 35:786-91. 2006
    To estimate the incidence and breed predilection for canine dystocia using data from insurance claims. The risk factors for cesarean section (CS) were assessed for bitches with dystocia.
  68. ncbi Dystocia in labour - risk factors, management and outcome: a retrospective observational study in a Swedish setting
    Lotta Selin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NU Hospital Group, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:216-21. 2008
    Labour dystocia (LD) is associated with adverse maternal and child outcomes. This study investigated obstetric risk factors, frequency of interventions and delivery outcomes for LD.
  69. ncbi Effect of disease on reproduction in the dairy cow: a meta-analysis
    C Fourichon
    Unit of Animal Health Management, Veterinary School INRA, Nantes, France
    Theriogenology 53:1729-59. 2000
    Effects on reproduction of dystocia, stillbirth, abortion, milk fever, retained placenta, metritis, cystic ovaries, anestrus, ketosis, displaced abomasum, locomotor disorders, and mastitis were reviewed...
  70. ncbi Meperidine for dystocia during the first stage of labor: A randomized controlled trial
    Claudio G Sosa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pereira Rossell Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1212-8. 2004
    This study was undertaken to evaluate whether the administration of meperidine decreases the length of labor in patients with a diagnosis of dystocia during the first stage of labor.
  71. ncbi The continuing effectiveness of active management of first labor, despite a doubling in overall nulliparous cesarean delivery
    Michael E Foley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:891-5. 2004
    ..effectiveness of active management of labor, a protocol that involves early detection and correction of dystocia with oxytocin in spontaneous cephalic nulliparous labor, by analysis of the contribution of this cohort to a ..
  72. ncbi Maternal body mass index at delivery and risk of caesarean due to dystocia in low risk pregnancies
    Horace Roman
    Department of Pediatric Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:163-70. 2008
    To investigate the association between maternal body mass index (BMI) at delivery and the risk of caesarean section due to dystocia during the first stage of labour in low risk pregnancies.
  73. ncbi Genetic influence on dystocia
    Michael Algovik
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:832-7. 2004
    b>Dystocia-prolonged and difficult labor-is a common and worldwide problem during parturition. Epidemiological studies have suggested a familial aggregation. This study aimed to quantify the genetic influence (i.e...
  74. ncbi Analysis of fertility and dystocia in Holsteins using recursive models to handle censored and categorical data
    E López de Maturana
    NEIKER, Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, PO Box 46, 01080 Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
    J Dairy Sci 90:2012-24. 2007
    ..estimate genetic and phenotypic relationships of calving ease (CE) with fertility traits and 2) analyze whether dystocia negatively affects reproductive performance in the next reproductive cycle...
  75. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: the unpreventable obstetric emergency with empiric management guidelines
    Robert B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prince George s Hospital Center, Cheverly, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:657-72. 2006
    Much of our understanding and knowledge of shoulder dystocia has been blurred by inconsistent and scientific studies that are of limited scientific quality...
  76. ncbi Women with gestational diabetes mellitus in the ACHOIS trial: risk factors for shoulder dystocia
    Chaturica Athukorala
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:37-41. 2007
    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with increased risk of fetal macrosomia and shoulder dystocia. However, not all women with GDM and fetal macrosomia have shoulder dystocia.
  77. ncbi Catastrophic shoulder dystocia and emergency symphysiotomy
    T M Goodwin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 177:463-4. 1997
    We present three cases of shoulder dystocia unrelieved by standard maneuvers, including cephalic replacement. Symphysiotomy was performed in an effort to preserve fetal life...
  78. ncbi Local anesthetic requirements are greater in dystocia than in normal labor
    Moeen K Panni
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:957-63. 2003
    b>Dystocia is characterized by abnormal progress of labor and is a common contemporary indication for cesarean delivery in the United States...
  79. ncbi Labor dystocia and its association with interpregnancy interval
    Bao Ping Zhu
    Office of Epidemiology, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jefferson City, MO 65102, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:121-8. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of labor dystocia and its association with interpregnancy interval.
  80. ncbi ACOG practice bulletin: Shoulder dystocia. Number 40, November 2002. (Replaces practice pattern number 7, October 1997)
    Robert J Sokol
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 80:87-92. 2003
  81. pmc Randomised controlled trial of labouring in water compared with standard of augmentation for management of dystocia in first stage of labour
    Elizabeth R Cluett
    Nightingale Building 67, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ
    BMJ 328:314. 2004
    To evaluate the impact of labouring in water during first stage of labour on rates of epidural analgesia and operative delivery in nulliparous women with dystocia.
  82. ncbi Training for shoulder dystocia: a trial of simulation using low-fidelity and high-fidelity mannequins
    Joanna F Crofts
    Simulation and Fire drill Evaluation SaFE Study, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Bristol National Health Service Trust, Southmead Hospital, and University Department of Clinical Sciences at South Bristol, University of Bristol, UK
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1477-85. 2006
    To evaluate the effectiveness of simulation training for shoulder dystocia management and compare training using a high-fidelity mannequin with that using traditional devices.
  83. ncbi The negative birth experience of prolonged labour: a case-referent study
    Astrid Nystedt
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:579-86. 2005
    ..This study aimed to analyse and describe women's different perceptions and experiences of childbirth following prolonged or normal labour...
  84. ncbi Shoulder dystocia related fetal neurological injuries: the predisposing roles of forceps and ventouse extractions
    Michael Brimacombe
    Department of Preventive Medicine, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:415-22. 2008
    ..as macrosomia among the factors that lead to neurological damage in the child in connection with shoulder dystocia. Because they augment the intrinsic dangers of excessive fetal size exponentially, the authors consider their use ..
  85. ncbi Severe shoulder dystocia leading to neonatal injury: a case control study
    J Melendez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, London, N18 1QX, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:47-51. 2009
    Severe shoulder dystocia (SD) is associated with neonatal brachial plexus injuries and skeletal fractures, with the former being the commonest cause for litigation related to birth trauma...
  86. ncbi Management of shoulder dystocia: skill retention 6 and 12 months after training
    Joanna F Crofts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, North Bristol National Health Service Trust, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1069-74. 2007
    To assess skill retention 6 and 12 months after shoulder dystocia training.
  87. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of change in infant birth weight between pregnancies on the outcome of a trial of labor for women whose first cesarean delivery was performed for dystocia.
  88. ncbi Maternal morbidity associated with obstetrical maneuvers in shoulder dystocia
    Chafika Mazouni
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Marseille Public Hospital System APHM, Marseille, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:15-8. 2006
    To determine whether shoulder dystocia and obstetrical maneuvers used for its relief have detrimental effects on perineum or immediate postpartum outcome.
  89. ncbi Prediction of shoulder dystocia using multivariate analysis
    Michael A Belfort
    HCA Perinatal Safety Group, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:5-10. 2007
    We evaluated the use of multivariate analysis in the prediction of shoulder dystocia (SD). One hundred consecutive cases with SD were matched with 100 controls without dystocia. All patients had term, vaginal delivery...
  90. ncbi Delivery of the posterior arm reduces shoulder dimensions in shoulder dystocia
    J Kung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:233-7. 2006
    To evaluate a possible reduction in shoulder diameter and circumference by extending the posterior arm during delivery, for an easier birth in cases of shoulder dystocia.
  91. ncbi The risk of shoulder dystocia related permanent fetal injury in relation to birth weight
    Leslie Iffy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:53-60. 2008
    To examine birth weight related risks of fetal injury in connection with shoulder dystocia.
  92. ncbi On redefining shoulder dystocia and at-risk populations
    Edith D Gurewitsch
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:e18; author reply e19. 2006
  93. ncbi An overview of shoulder dystocia: the nurse's role
    Barbara Camune
    Midwifery and Women s Health Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Nurs Womens Health 11:488-97; quiz 498. 2007
  94. ncbi Can midwives prevent shoulder dystocia?
    Tricia Anderson
    Bournemouth University
    Pract Midwife 10:36-7. 2007
  95. ncbi Optimizing shoulder dystocia management to prevent birth injury
    Edith Diament Gurewitsch
    Department of Gynecology Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:592-606. 2007
    A practical clinical review of those aspects of shoulder dystocia management that are directly relevant to birth injury is presented...
  96. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: nursing prevention and posttrauma care
    Cecilia M Jevitt
    University of South Florida College of Nursing, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 22:14-20. 2008
    Shoulder dystocia is a birth emergency that occurs in approximately 1% of all births. Shoulder dystocia can be followed by broken clavicle or humerus, brachial plexus injury, fetal hypoxia, or death...
  97. ncbi Midwifery basics: complications (5). Shoulder dystocia
    Helen Baston
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of York
    Pract Midwife 9:36-9. 2006
  98. ncbi Fetal pulse oximetry and cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2195-202. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fetal oxygen saturation, as an adjunct to electronic fetal monitoring, may be associated with a significant change in the rate of cesarean deliveries or the infant's condition at birth...
  99. ncbi Labour characteristics and neonatal Erb's palsy
    K Weizsaecker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY 11418, USA
    BJOG 114:1003-9. 2007
    ..To determine risk factors for Erb's palsy, with a focus on graphic labour patterns...
  100. ncbi [Analysis of labour and perinatal complications in case of foetus weight over 4000 g]
    Grzegorz Piasek
    Oddziału Ginekologiczno Połozniczyego Wojewódzkiego Szpitala Zespolonego w Kielcach
    Wiad Lek 59:326-31. 2006
    ..The most detrimental foetal complications of macrosomia are: shoulder dystocia with Erb's brachial palsy, facial nerve palsy, clavicular and humeral bone fracture...
  101. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: an update
    Amy G Gottlieb
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 34:501-31, xii. 2007
    Shoulder dystocia has no consensus definition or management algorithm. Its incidence ranges from 0.2% to 3% and its occurrence is unpredictable...

Research Grants21

  1. Elective Induction of Labor and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Darios Getahun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, chorioamnionitis, neonatal intensive care unit stay, shoulder dystocia, low Apgar score, stillbirth, and neonatal death;and Aim 2: Examine how risks vary by the mother's race/..
  2. Healing Without Harm: A Multi-site Demonstration
    Ann Hendrich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..simulation training and training in the use of an evidence-based bundle designed to minimize injury from shoulder dystocia. The goals are to improve patient care through uniform, best-practices and improved team communication...
  3. CESAREAN SECTION REDUCTION IN PRIMIGRAVID PATIENTS
    Fredric Frigoletto; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The efficacy of this program to alter the rate of first time cesarean sections for both dystocia and fetal distress will be evaluated. Rate ratios will be calculated and 95 % confidence intervals constructed...
  4. ULTRASOUND SCREENING AND RISK ASSESSMENT OF PREGNANCY
    Fredric Frigoletto; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..a variety of pregnancy endpoints including fetal or neonatal death, neonatal seizures, low birth weight, shoulder dystocia, low apgars, cesarean section, newborn admission to special care, and maternal length of stay will be determined ..
  5. ECONOMIC INFLUENCES (ESPECIALLY HMOS) ON CESAREANS
    A Tussing; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..as these equations are likely to be dominated by independent variables reflecting diagnosis (breech presentation, dystocia, etc.), in another set of analyses diagnosis itself will be used as the dependent variable...
  6. DETERMINANTS OF CESAREAN SECTION: EXPLAINING RECENT CHAN
    A Tussing; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The two stages consist of determinants of use of the labels fetal distress and dystocia as indications for cesarean section; and (using predicted values of these indications among the regressors), ..
  7. Prevention Unintentional Mechanical Birth Injuries
    Edith Gurewitsch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..mechanisms involved in mechanical birth injuries that occur following an obstetric emergency known as shoulder dystocia and to develop practical interventions to control or prevent such injuries, some of which can lead to lifelong ..
  8. Maternal physiological factors influencing labor length
    JEREMY NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..6%. As these rates rise, so does the morbidity and mortality risk imposed on mothers and neonates. Dystocia is the greatest contributor to C- sections accounting for nearly 50% of all C-sections performed on nulliparous ..
  9. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITS
    T O SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. The Epidemiology of Fecal Incontinence after Childbirth
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These data will provide a better understanding of the extent of the problem and will provide data essential for future trials of prevention and treatment of fecal incontinence. ..
  13. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  14. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Hyperglycemia and adverse pregnancy outcome (HAPO)
    Boyd E Metzger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application requests 4 years of additional funding for the CCC, to allow HAPO to achieve its recruitment goal of 25,000 women, complete all data collection on all enrolled women, and complete all data analyses. ..
  16. Risk factors for medically indicated preterm birth in a Latin American population
    CLAUDIO GERARDO SOSA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long-term goal of this research program is to develop intervention strategies that are based on the risk factors identified in the proposed study resulting in decreased morbidity and mortality. ..
  17. PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HUMAN OLIGOHYDRAMNIOS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..e., failure to reset osmolality threshold). This proposal will aid in the development of markers of prediction and therapeutic approaches to the prevention and treatment of human oligohydramnios. ..
  18. MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL/AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The goal of this project is to determine critical efficacy and fetal safety issues central to maternal DDAVP treatment, prior to widespread clinical use in human pregnancies with oligohydramnios. ..
  19. Fetal Swallowing: Central Dipsogenic Mechanisms
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms regulating fetal physiology. ..
  20. Fetal Membrane AQP Expression/Amniotic Fluid Regulation
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our objective is to determine the regulatory mechanisms of fetal membrane AQP expression and delineate the role of AQPs in AF homeostasis. ..
  21. LEPTIN & NEUROPEPTIDE-Y ALTERS FETAL SWALLOWING ACTIVITY
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, these studies represent a model to examine the development and function of neuronal pathways and mechanisms which regulate fetal physiology. ..