dystocia

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Summary: Slow or difficult OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH.

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  1. 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
  2. ncbi Brachial plexus deficits with and without shoulder dystocia
    Robert K DeMott
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:630; author reply 631. 2006
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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
  2. ncbi Brachial plexus deficits with and without shoulder dystocia
    Robert K DeMott
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:630; author reply 631. 2006
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. doi 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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...
  12. doi 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...
  13. 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 ..
  14. 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.
  15. 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)...
  16. doi 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...
  17. 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 ..
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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.
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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)...
  25. doi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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 ..
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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 ..
  33. 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, ..
  34. doi 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 ..
  35. doi 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 ..
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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...
  39. 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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  40. doi 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...
  41. 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.
  42. doi 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.
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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.
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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.
  50. doi 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.
  51. 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...
  52. doi 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.
  53. 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.
  54. doi 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.
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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
  58. 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...
  59. 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.
  60. 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 ..
  61. 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...
  62. 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.
  63. 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...
  64. 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.
  65. 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...
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. ncbi Suspicion and treatment of the macrosomic fetus: a review
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:332-46. 2005
    ..To review the prevalence of and our ability to identify macrosomic (birthweight >4000 g) fetuses. Additionally, based on the current evidence, propose an algorithm for treatment of suspected macrosomia...
  70. ncbi Delayed delivery interval between twins: a viable option? A case report
    Swapnil Shah
    Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:534-5. 2005
  71. ncbi Treatment of suspected fetal macrosomia: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Melissa A Herbst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1035-9. 2005
    Treatment of fetal macrosomia presents challenges to practitioners because a potential outcome of shoulder dystocia with permanent brachial plexus injury is costly both to families and to society...
  72. ncbi Prediction of risk for shoulder dystocia with neonatal injury
    Alina Dyachenko
    St Mary s Medical Center, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1544-9. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to develop a predictive model of risk for shoulder dystocia (ShD) with injury.
  73. ncbi Midwifery basics: complications (5). Shoulder dystocia
    Helen Baston
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of York
    Pract Midwife 9:36-9. 2006
  74. ncbi On redefining shoulder dystocia and at-risk populations
    Edith D Gurewitsch
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:e18; author reply e19. 2006
  75. 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.
  76. ncbi On the mechanical aspects of shoulder dystocia and birth injury
    Robert H Allen
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:607-23. 2007
    This article presents objective evidence about shoulder dystocia and its associated mechanical injuries, namely clavicle fractures, and brachial plexus injuries...
  77. ncbi [An underestimated technique for the management of shoulder dystocia: the all-fours manoeuvre]
    S F P J Coppus
    Maxima Medisch Centrum, afd Gynaecologie Verloskunde, Postbus 7777, 5500 MB Veldhoven
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1493-7. 2007
    In two pregnant women, parturition was complicated by severe shoulder dystocia. Conventional techniques for the management of this complication of labour failed...
  78. 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
  79. 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...
  80. doi 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...
  81. doi Best practices in perinatal nursing: risk identification and management of shoulder dystocia
    Laura R Mahlmeister
    Mahlmeister and Associates San Francisco, California, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 22:91-4. 2008
  82. doi Shoulder dystocia
    H Gordon
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:371-2. 2008
  83. doi Experience of shoulder dystocia in a district general hospital: what have we learnt?
    H Soleymani Majd
    Kettering General Hospital, Kettering, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:386-9. 2008
    Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency that currently affects 0.6% of all deliveries in the UK...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi Effects on perinatal outcome of treating women with 1 elevated glucose tolerance test value
    Michael J Fassett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente, Bakersfield, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:597.e1-4; discussion 597.e4. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether medical nutrition therapy and home glucose monitoring can reduce complications in pregnancies with 1 elevated oral glucose tolerance test value...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi [Fetal macrosomia and labor induction: for lack of evidence, we randomize]
    M Boulvain
    Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 32, Boulevard de la Cluse, 1211 Geneve, Suisse
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 34:1190-3. 2006
  89. ncbi [Fetal macrosomia and labor induction: we are definitely against it]
    L Sentilhes
    Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, Hopital Charles Nicolle, CHU de Rouen, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 34:1186-9. 2006
  90. 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...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi Can midwives prevent shoulder dystocia?
    Tricia Anderson
    Bournemouth University
    Pract Midwife 10:36-7. 2007
  93. 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.
  94. ncbi Shoulder dystocia without versus with brachial plexus injury: a case-control study
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Aurora Health Care, West Allis, WI 53227, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:313-7. 2007
    To delineate factors that differentiate shoulder dystocia with and without brachial plexus injury (BPI).
  95. ncbi Clinical impact of mild carbohydrate intolerance in pregnancy: a study of 2904 nondiabetic Danish women with risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus
    D M Jensen
    Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:413-9. 2001
    ..outcomes increased significantly with increasing glucose values during the oral glucose tolerance test: shoulder dystocia, macrosomia, emergency cesarean section, assisted delivery, hypertension, and induction of labor...
  96. ncbi Shoulder dystocia
    Thomas F Baskett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3G9, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:57-68. 2002
    Shoulder dystocia is an uncommon but not rare obstetric emergency. Death of the infant is unusual but perinatal morbidity is frequent and can result in permanent injury. These cases carry significant medico-legal implications...
  97. ncbi [Trial of labor in moderate pelvic dystocia at Dakar University Teaching Hospital]
    C T Cisse
    Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, CHU de Dakar, BP 15745, Dakar Fann, Senegal
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:312-8. 2004
    To study frequency of moderate pelvic dystocia, to evaluate the diagnosis value of clinical pelvic evaluation and prognosis of trial labor with only clinical monitoring.
  98. ncbi Effect of operative vaginal delivery on the outcome of permanent brachial plexus injury
    Sarah H Poggi
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Pharmacology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:692-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether operative vaginal delivery worsens the extent and/or degree of permanent brachial plexus injury...
  99. ncbi Shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus injury: a population-based study
    Magnus Christoffersson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 53:42-7. 2002
    The objective of this work was to identify and evaluate risk factors for shoulder dystocia and for brachial plexus injury in a population-based study...
  100. ncbi [Maternal risks for newborn macrosomia, incidence of a shoulder dystocia and of damages of the plexus brachialis]
    P Berle
    Geschäftsstelle Qualitätssicherung Hessen
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 207:148-52. 2003
    ....
  101. ncbi Intrapartum risk factors for permanent brachial plexus injury
    Sarah H Poggi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:725-9. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to compare maternal, neonatal, and second stage of labor characteristics in shoulder dystocia deliveries that result in permanent brachial plexus injury with shoulder dystocia deliveries that result in no ..

Research Grants87

  1. Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
    Xu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., preeclampsia), cesarean section, preterm birth, shoulder dystocia and birth injury...
  2. STRUCTURE-FUNCTION IN LOW-RESISTANCE JUNCTIONS
    Camillo Peracchia; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..for cell survival, but it can also be a pathological process that disrupts cell cooperation (cardiac arrhythmias, dystocia, etc.)...
  3. 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 ..
  4. Inflammatory markers as predictors of active labor onset among nulliparous women
    Jeremy L Neal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More positive short- and long-term labor outcomes should follow. ..
  5. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. DAMP-RAGE Signaling and Fetal Injury in Inflammation-Induced Preterm Birth
    Irina A Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. Maternal physiological factors influencing labor length
    JEREMY NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..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 ..
  8. 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. ..
  9. 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. ..
  10. 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. ..
  11. Epidemiology of Preventable Safety Events in Prehospital EMS for Children
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of the factors contributing to safety events will inform improvements in training and implementation of safeguards to assure pediatric safety and quality in emergency care. ..
  12. 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. ..
  13. 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. ..
  14. PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF DELAYED CORD CLAMPING IN VLBW INFANTS
    JUDITH SMITH MERCER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If delaying cord clamping at the births of preterm infants lowers rates of intraventricular hemorrhage and late onset sepsis it may have a dramatic effect on the health and well being of these infants. ..
  15. FETAL SWALLOWING--ONTOGENY AND REGULATION
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The ovine model offers the opportunity to study, in a precocial species, the ontogeny of "thirst" physiology, an important but relatively unexplored area of perinatal physiology...
  16. FETAL SWALLOWING--CENTRAL DIPSOGENIC MECHANISMS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  17. MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL & AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Studies of dehydration and rehydration of the ovine model represent a promising approach to understanding maternal-fetal water dynamics, while addressing a potentially critical problem in perinatal medicine...
  18. Mechanisms of Programmed Gestational Hyperphagia
    MICHAEL GLENN ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will provide important new information elucidating mechanisms for programming of orexigenic-mediated ingestive behavior, and provide a model to determine strategies for the prevention of child and adult obesity. ..
  19. 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. ..
  20. MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL/AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The goal of this project is to identify safe and effective treatments which can reliably alter AF volume in cases of poly- or oligohydramnios. ..
  21. Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology Research Units Network
    Gary Hankins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Division of Neonatology, the GCRC, and other departments at UTMB will provide support for this project. ..
  22. 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. ..
  23. Risk factors for medically indicated preterm birth in a Latin American population
    Claudio Sosa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..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. ..
  24. MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL/AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..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. ..
  25. 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. ..
  26. 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. ..
  27. 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. ..
  28. 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. ..