triplets

Summary

Summary: Three individuals derived from three FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Long-term and short-term outcome after delayed-interval delivery in multi-fetal pregnancies
    Meinke Rosbergen
    Princess Amalia Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Isala Clinics, P O Box 10400, 8000 GK, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 122:66-72. 2005
  2. pmc An exact nonparametric method for inferring mosaic structure in sequence triplets
    Maciej F Boni
    Stanford Genome Technology Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Genetics 176:1035-47. 2007
  3. ncbi Maternal and sibling microchimerism in twins and triplets discordant for neonatal lupus syndrome-congenital heart block
    A M Stevens
    Immunogenetics, D2 100, P O Box 19024, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:187-91. 2005
  4. ncbi Monochorionic triplets after single embryo transfer
    Francisco Rísquez
    Clínica de Fertilidad, Centro Medico Docente La Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:370-1. 2004
  5. doi Trends in incidence and mortality for triplets in Norway 1967-2006: the influence of assisted reproductive technologies
    A Tandberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BJOG 117:667-75. 2010
  6. ncbi Parenting and the psychological development of a representative sample of triplets conceived by assisted reproduction
    S Golombok
    Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:2896-902. 2007
  7. doi Dichorionic quadramniotic quadruple gestation with monochorionic triamniotic triplets after two embryos transfer and selective reduction to twin pregnancy: case report
    Yu Li
    Reproductive Medicine Centre, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Fertil Steril 92:2038.e13-5. 2009
  8. pmc Development of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in triplets infected with HHV-8
    William J Grossman
    Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood, and Marrow Transplant, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Blood 106:1203-6. 2005
  9. ncbi Breast-feeding and bottle-feeding of twins, triplets and higher order multiple births
    Yoshie Yokoyama
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:969-74. 2004
  10. ncbi How and why are triplets disadvantaged compared to twins?
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:631-44. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Ribosomal scanning and initiation codon selection
    Tatyana Pestova; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Microtubule Nucleation: Structure & Mechanism
    David Agard; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Microtubule Nucleation: Structure & Mechanism
    David A Agard; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Modified Nucleoside Structure-Function Relations: tRNA
    PAUL AGRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. INVESTIGATIONS OF REACTIONS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
    Paul Schimmel; Fiscal Year: 2002
  6. Pathophysiology of Dystonia
    Mahlon Delong; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. INVESTIGATIONS OF REACTIONS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
    Paul Schimmel; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. THE CHEMISTRY OF LITHIUM AMIDES
    DAVID COLLUM; Fiscal Year: 1993
  9. Triplet Repeat Instability in Human Tissue Culture Cells
    Brian Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Interneurons and Their Role in Primate DLPFC
    LEONID KRIMER; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications234 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Long-term and short-term outcome after delayed-interval delivery in multi-fetal pregnancies
    Meinke Rosbergen
    Princess Amalia Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Isala Clinics, P O Box 10400, 8000 GK, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 122:66-72. 2005
    ..To assess a possible difference in the short- and long-term outcome between infants born from a delayed-interval delivery...
  2. pmc An exact nonparametric method for inferring mosaic structure in sequence triplets
    Maciej F Boni
    Stanford Genome Technology Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Genetics 176:1035-47. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Maternal and sibling microchimerism in twins and triplets discordant for neonatal lupus syndrome-congenital heart block
    A M Stevens
    Immunogenetics, D2 100, P O Box 19024, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:187-91. 2005
    ..In this study we asked whether levels of microchimerism in the blood are associated with NLS-CHB in discordant twins and triplets.
  4. ncbi Monochorionic triplets after single embryo transfer
    Francisco Rísquez
    Clínica de Fertilidad, Centro Medico Docente La Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela
    Reprod Biomed Online 9:370-1. 2004
    ..To avoid multiple pregnancies after IVF, it is time to have definite predictive factors for the occurrence of monozygotic multiple pregnancies as well as transferring only a single embryo...
  5. doi Trends in incidence and mortality for triplets in Norway 1967-2006: the influence of assisted reproductive technologies
    A Tandberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    BJOG 117:667-75. 2010
    To assess changes in incidence rates and outcomes of triplets over 40 years with a particular focus on the influence of assisted reproductive technology (ART).
  6. ncbi Parenting and the psychological development of a representative sample of triplets conceived by assisted reproduction
    S Golombok
    Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Hum Reprod 22:2896-902. 2007
    The aim of the study was to examine the quality of parenting and the psychological development of three-year-old children in IVF/ICSI families with triplets.
  7. doi Dichorionic quadramniotic quadruple gestation with monochorionic triamniotic triplets after two embryos transfer and selective reduction to twin pregnancy: case report
    Yu Li
    Reproductive Medicine Centre, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Fertil Steril 92:2038.e13-5. 2009
    To report a dichorionic quadramniotic quadruple gestation with monochorionic triamniotic triplets after intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment and transfer of two embryos.
  8. pmc Development of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in triplets infected with HHV-8
    William J Grossman
    Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood, and Marrow Transplant, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Blood 106:1203-6. 2005
    ..These reports are, to our knowledge, the first cases of HLH in triplets and the first reported cases of HHV-8 infection associated with HLH in non-renal transplant and non-HIV-infected ..
  9. ncbi Breast-feeding and bottle-feeding of twins, triplets and higher order multiple births
    Yoshie Yokoyama
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:969-74. 2004
    This study was performed to determine the rates of breast-feeding and/or bottle-feeding in mothers of twins, triplets and higher order multiple births compared to those in mothers of singletons, and identify factors associated with ..
  10. ncbi How and why are triplets disadvantaged compared to twins?
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:631-44. 2004
    The current epidemic of triplets, a result of the widespread use of assisted reproduction, started less than two decades ago. Its full impact has been appreciated only recently...
  11. pmc Prevention of preterm birth in triplets using 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate: a randomized controlled trial
    Steve N Caritis
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:285-92. 2009
    To assess whether 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate reduces the rate of preterm birth in women carrying triplets.
  12. ncbi Perinatal and early childhood outcomes of twins versus triplets
    Barbara Luke
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33143, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:81-8. 2006
    The purpose of this prospective cohort study of twins and triplets was to evaluate perinatal and early childhood outcomes through 18 months of age...
  13. ncbi Total and individual triplet birth weights as a function of gestational age
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1372-5. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to determine the relationship between gestational age and both the total and individual triplet birth weights...
  14. ncbi Triplets and quadruplets in Switzerland: comparison with singletons, and evolution over the last decade
    Romaine Arlettaz
    Neonatal Unit, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Perinat Med 31:242-50. 2003
    ..Secondary objectives were 3) to compare the results with those of matched singletons, and 4) to compare the present data to the first Swiss study (1985-1988)...
  15. ncbi Birth weight discordance in multiple gestations: occurrence and outcomes
    S Bagchi
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:291-6. 2006
    ..and the effect of birth weight discordance on fetal and neonatal mortality in multiple pregnancies (twins and triplets)...
  16. doi Triplets across the first 5 years: the discordant infant at birth remains at developmental risk
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Pediatrics 124:316-23. 2009
    To examine whether the risk posed to infant development by triplet birth persists into childhood and whether growth-discordant triplets are at a particularly high developmental risk.
  17. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA control region diversity in hairs and body fluids of monozygotic triplets
    Heidi Pfeiffer
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Munster, Röntgenstrasse 23, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 118:71-4. 2004
    ..region II of the mitochondrial D-loop was investigated in blood, buccal cells and hair shafts of monozygotic triplets. The proportions of length heteroplasmy were determined by cloning and sequencing of multiple independent clones...
  18. ncbi Ophthalmologic follow-up of premature twins and triplets
    L Tomazzoli
    Institute of Ophthalmology, Borgo Trento Hospital, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Ophthalmol 13:439-44. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi A novel approach to intertriplet birth weight discordance
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center and the Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Rehovot, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1026-30. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate intertriplet birth weight discordance...
  20. ncbi Is it normal for multiples to be smaller than singletons?
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:613-23. 2004
    ..The key in these circumstances might be found in the ability to recognize the transition from the physiologic adaptation into the pathologic process of growth restriction...
  21. ncbi Outcomes of dichorionic triplet pregnancies
    Stephen T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:765-7. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to describe outcomes in a series of dichorionic triplet pregnancies...
  22. ncbi Does a triplet birth pose a special risk for infant development? Assessing cognitive development in relation to intrauterine growth and mother-infant interaction across the first 2 years
    Ruth Feldman
    Department of Psychology and the Gonda Brain Sciences Center, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, and Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 115:443-52. 2005
    ..To examine whether a triplet birth per se poses a risk to the development of infants' cognitive competencies and to the mother-infant relationship...
  23. ncbi Analysis of factors affecting birthweight, birth length and head circumference: study of Japanese triplets
    Yoshie Yokoyama
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama City, Okayama, Japan
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:657-63. 2005
    ..aims of this study were to identify factors associated with birthweight, birth length and head circumference for triplets, and analyze these body size parameters at birth, especially head circumference, according to gestational age...
  24. ncbi A set of male monozygotic triplets with schizophrenic psychoses: nature or nurture?
    C Härnryd
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 245:1-7. 1995
    A set of schizophrenic male monozygotic triplets is described...
  25. ncbi Triplets and higher-order multiple births. Time trends and infant mortality
    J L Kiely
    Division of Analysis, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782
    Am J Dis Child 146:862-8. 1992
    To describe changes in rates of higher-order multiple births (triplets and higher) between 1972 and 1989, to compare infant mortality rates in infants of higher-order multiple births and singletons born from 1983 through 1985, and to ..
  26. ncbi Preterm birth, stillbirth and infant mortality among triplet births in Canada, 1985-96
    K S Joseph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:141-8. 2002
    ..4 in 1985-90 to 96.0 in 1991-96. Stillbirth rates among triplets did not change significantly and were 30.3 per 1000 total births in 1985-90 and 33...
  27. ncbi Multiple births: trends and patterns in Canada, 1974-1990
    W J Millar
    Canadian Centre for Health Information, Statistics
    Health Rep 4:223-50. 1992
    ..The sharp increase in multiple-birth rates has implications for maternal and child health and health care costs...
  28. ncbi A comparative study of multifetal pregnancy reduction from triplets to twins in the first versus early second trimesters after detailed fetal screening
    S Lipitz
    Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18:35-8. 2001
    To compare the outcome of multifetal pregnancy reduction from triplets to twins performed either early (at 11-12 weeks' gestation) or late (at 13-14 weeks).
  29. ncbi Neonatal lupus: fetal myocarditis progressing to atrioventricular block in triplets
    V Fesslova
    Department of Cardiology, Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Lupus 12:775-8. 2003
    ..Twin III developed a first-degree AV block that switched to a periodic second-degree block later, while twin II displayed only liver enzyme abnormalities...
  30. ncbi Twins and triplets: the effect of plurality and growth on neonatal outcome compared with singleton infants
    Thomas J Garite
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Calif, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:700-7. 2004
    Information on outcome by gestational age from large numbers of twins and triplets is limited and is important for counseling and decision-making in obstetric practice...
  31. ncbi Normal and abnormal growth of multiples
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Semin Neonatol 7:177-85. 2002
    Growth curves of twins and triplets do not support a growth restriction patterns seen in singletons...
  32. ncbi Multifetal reduction of triplets to twins: a prospective comparison of pregnancy outcome
    P Boulot
    Foetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hopital Arnaud de Villeneuve, avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud, 34 000 Montpellier Cedex, France
    Hum Reprod 15:1619-23. 2000
    The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of triplets managed expectantly or by multifetal reduction to twins to assess the potential benefit of fetal reduction...
  33. ncbi Birth weight references for triplets
    S J Min
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:809-14. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to formulate growth references that reflect triplet fetal and neonatal populations at each gestational age by combining serial ultrasonographic estimates of fetal weights and measured birth weights...
  34. pmc Long term outcome of small versus appropriate size for gestational age co-twins/triplets
    M Monset-Couchard
    Hopital Cochin, 123 Bd de Port Royal, Paris 75014, France
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F310-4. 2004
    ..Some are twins/triplets with larger appropriate size for gestational age (AGA) co-twins/triplets.
  35. ncbi Hydrops fetalis associated with homozygosity for hemoglobin Taybe (alpha 38/39 THR deletion) in newborn triplets
    Shmuel Arnon
    Neonatal Department, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Am J Hematol 76:263-6. 2004
    ..We describe preterm infant triplets born with hydrops fetalis and anemia who were found by DNA analysis to be homozygous for hemoglobin Taybe...
  36. ncbi Anorexia nervosa in identical triplets
    M S Sokol
    Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
    CNS Spectr 14:156-62. 2009
    ..This case report of identical 12-year-old female triplets simultaneously concordant for AN illustrates the importance of addressing all these components in evaluation and ..
  37. ncbi The near elimination of triplets in IVF
    Jan Gerris
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:40-4. 2007
    ..this change in policy has seen the incidence of singletons rise from 70 to 90%, twins drop from 25 to 10%, and triplets drop from 1-2% to none at all...
  38. pmc Excess risk of mortality in very low birthweight triplets: a national, population based study
    E S Shinwell
    Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F36-40. 2003
    Neonatal morbidity and mortality differ between singletons, twins, and triplets.
  39. ncbi Parenting stress in first-time mothers of twins and triplets conceived after in vitro fertilization
    Cris Glazebrook
    Queens Medical Centre and The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 81:505-11. 2004
    ..To examine psychosocial and obstetric outcomes at 1 year postpartum in first-time mothers who conceived after IVF...
  40. ncbi Infant mortality among twins and triplets in rural Bangladesh in 1975-2002
    Nurul Alam
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1506-14. 2007
    ..Infant mortality among twins and triplets was particularly high among children who were born to young mothers (<20 years), who were the first live birth,..
  41. ncbi Birth weight discordance and adverse fetal and neonatal outcomes among triplets in the United States
    Andrea R Jacobs
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:909-14. 2003
    ..To examine the association between intratriplet birth weight discordance, fetal and neonatal mortality, and smallness for gestational age...
  42. ncbi Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (ANCA) profiles in propylthiouracil-induced lupus-like manifestations in monozygotic triplets with hyperthyroidism
    Troels Herlin
    Department of Pediatrics, Skejby Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:46-9. 2002
    We describe the ANCA profile of two monozygotic triplets (A and B) treated with propylthiouracil (PTU) for hyperthyroidism who developed LE-like manifestations...
  43. ncbi Asynchronous delivery of twins and triplets with an interval period ranging from 48 hours to 19 weeks
    J M Tzafettas
    2nd University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aristotle University, Hippokrateio Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 31:53-5. 2004
    ..To improve perinatal survival rates by prolonging the rest of the pregnancy after an abortion or extremely premature birth of one fetus in multiple pregnancies, especially in women with low fertility potential...
  44. ncbi Pre-natal, clonal origin of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in triplets
    Jan Zuna
    CLIP Childhood Leukaemia Investigation, Prague, Czech Republic
    Leuk Lymphoma 44:2099-102. 2003
    A unique case of ALL in three monozygotic triplets diagnosed at the age of 24, 27 and 37 months is described...
  45. ncbi Monochorionic triplets following intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a report of two consecutive cases
    Ulun Ulug
    Bahceci Women Health Care Center and German Hospital at Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 57:177-80. 2004
    Monochorionic triplet pregnancies are very rare. Here we report 2 cases of multiple pregnancies with monochorionic triplets following intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and day 3 embryo transfer...
  46. ncbi Pyloric stenosis in in vitro fertilized triplets--is it a coincidence?
    Ebru Yesildag
    Pediatric Surgery and Urology Center of Istanbul, Nisantasi, 80220 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1802-4. 2005
    Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis was previously reported in multiple births, but there were only 3 triplets in the literature and all were naturally conceived...
  47. ncbi Maternal morbidity and obstetric complications in triplet pregnancies and quadruplet and higher-order multiple pregnancies
    Shi Wu Wen
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:254-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of maternal morbidity and obstetric complications in women with triplet pregnancies and quadruplet and higher-order multiple pregnancies...
  48. ncbi Triplet morbidity and mortality in a large case series
    Sybil Barr
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Children s Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Perinatol 23:368-71. 2003
    ..This rise is of concern, as these infants are historically reported to be at risk of adverse outcome. Thus, we examined the outcome of triplet births in a large contemporary case series...
  49. ncbi Growth aberration in multiple pregnancy
    Isaac Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, 76100 Rehovot, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:39-54, viii. 2005
    ..It is important to remember that twins and triplets have different growth patterns, and their growth should not be considered by using singleton standards...
  50. ncbi Comparative study of perinatal outcome of dichorionic and trichorionic iatrogenic triplets
    Rekha Bajoria
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Manchester, St Mary s Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:415-24. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to compare the perinatal outcome of dichorionic and trichorionic triplets who were conceived by assisted reproductive techniques.
  51. ncbi Maternal and neonatal outcome of 93 consecutive triplet pregnancies with 71% vaginal delivery
    Severine Alran
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:554-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate neonatal and maternal data in a large series of triplet pregnancies as a function of the decision regarding the route of delivery...
  52. ncbi Reducing the incidence of twins and triplets
    R C Wimalasundera
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, Hammersmith, London W12 0HS, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 17:309-29. 2003
    ..pregnancies than in singletons, perinatal mortality rates are fourfold higher for twins and sixfold higher for triplets, while cerebral palsy rates are 1-1.5% in twin and 7-8% in triplet pregnancies...
  53. ncbi Racial disparity in stillbirth among singleton, twin, and triplet gestations in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health and Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:734-40. 2004
    We investigated the relationship between maternal race and stillbirth among singletons, twins, and triplets.
  54. ncbi [Multifetal pregnancy reduction of triplets to twins: a prospective comparison of pregnancy outcome]
    Song ying Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital and Women s Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310016, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 83:21-3. 2003
    ..To investigate the outcome of triplet pregnancy and the necessity and benefit of multifetal pregnancy reduction (MFPR)...
  55. ncbi Antepartum management and neonatal outcome of triplet pregnancies
    Giovanni Zanconato
    Obstetrical Unit, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Biology and Genetics, University of Verona, Policlinico Borgoroma, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:320-4. 2005
    ..The maternal and neonatal outcome of 27 triplet and 1 quadruplet gestations was studied at the University Hospital of Verona...
  56. ncbi Multiple birth rates according to different socioeconomic levels: an analysis of four hospitals from the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Gloria M D D Colletto
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Twin Res 6:177-82. 2003
    ..This increase occurred mainly due to dizygotic twins and to triplets and was as high as 4.8 per thousand in 1999...
  57. ncbi Multiple pregnancies after assisted reproduction--international comparison
    Ricardo E Felberbaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinic of Kempten, Oberallgäu, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Ulm, Germany
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:53-60. 2007
    ..However, the incidence of multiples has not increased...
  58. ncbi Prospective risk of fetal death in singleton, twin, and triplet gestations: implications for practice
    Bronwen Kahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:685-92. 2003
    ..To evaluate the prospective risk of fetal death in singleton, twin, and triplet pregnancies and to compare this risk with fetal and neonatal death rates...
  59. ncbi Potentially preventable excess mortality among higher-order multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:679-84. 2003
    ..To estimate the level of potentially preventable excess mortality achievable by avoiding the creation of higher-order multiple gestation with assisted reproductive technologies...
  60. ncbi Delay of embryo transfer to day 5 results in decreased initial serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin levels
    Xingqi Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:1359-63. 2003
    ....
  61. ncbi Reduction of preeclampsia in multiple pregnancies by a dedicated monitoring protocol
    Kora Hirtenlehner
    Department of Obstetrics and Fetomaternal Medicine, University of Vienna, Medical Center, Vienna, Austria
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 10:418-22. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi Child-bearing beyond age 50: pregnancy outcome in 59 cases "a concern?"
    Rachana Chibber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Fahd Hospital of the University College of Medicine, King Faisal University, PO Box 2208, 31952 Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:189-94. 2005
    ..To study maternal and perinatal outcomes in healthy women aged 50 years and older...
  63. ncbi Embryo reduction versus expectant management in triplet pregnancies
    A Antsaklis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Alexandra Maternity Hospital, University of Athens, Greece
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 16:219-22. 2004
    ..In triplet pregnancies, to compare pregnancy outcome of expectant management with that after embryo reduction to twins...
  64. ncbi The origins and outcomes of triplet and quadruplet pregnancies in Nova Scotia: 1980 to 2001
    Krista A Cassell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Perinatol 21:439-45. 2004
    ..All higher order multiple pregnancies (triplets and above) in Nova Scotia over a 22-year period (1980 to 2001) were reviewed, and the maternal and perinatal ..
  65. ncbi Too many twins, triplets, quadruplets, and so on: a call for new priorities
    Carson Strong
    Department of Human Values and Ethics, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 31:272-82. 2003
  66. ncbi Global epidemiology of multiple birth
    John Collins
    McMaster University Hamilton Adjunct Clinical Professor, Dalhousie University Halifax, Canada
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:45-52. 2007
    ..The fall in triplet rates since 2000 is reassuring, but fetal reduction of high order pregnancies may be a factor in rising twin rates. Continuing attention is needed to all possible means of minimizing triplet pregnancies...
  67. ncbi [Triplets, quadruplets and more...]
    Witold Malinowski
    Zakład Perinatologii Instytutu Kształcenia Medycznego, As, Kielcach
    Ginekol Pol 75:892-5. 2004
    ..With the time passing, there was a growing body of legends and misunderstandings, based on exagerated histories on their births. Based on world literature, the super multiple births are analyzed...
  68. ncbi Spontaneous embryonic loss following in vitro fertilization: incidence and effect on outcomes
    Giovanni B La Sala
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:741-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the early spontaneous loss rate in multiple pregnancies following assisted reproductive technology (ART)...
  69. ncbi [Fetal growth in multiple pregnancy]
    Dietmar Schlembach
    Universitatsklinik fur Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Medizinische Universitat Graz, Graz, Osterreich
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 47:57-63. 2007
    ..In multiples with growth discordance, it is necessary to consider or exclude the various causes, and if necessary the clinical follow-up has to be intensified...
  70. ncbi Low and very low birth weight in infants conceived with use of assisted reproductive technology
    Laura A Schieve
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:731-7. 2002
    ..It is uncertain, however, whether singleton infants conceived with the use of assisted reproductive technology may also have a higher risk of low birth weight than those who are conceived spontaneously...
  71. ncbi Impact of fetal reduction on the incidence of gestational diabetes
    Eyal Sivan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 99:91-4. 2002
    ..To estimate the rate of gestational diabetes in triplet pregnancies and to assess the impact of fetal reduction on the incidence of this complication...
  72. doi Maternal morbidity and infant death in twin vs triplet and quadruplet pregnancies
    Barbara Luke
    University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:401.e1-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to calculate nationally representative, population-based estimates of maternal and neonatal risks in triplet and quadruplet pregnancies compared with twin pregnancies...
  73. ncbi Delayed interval delivery in multiple pregnancies
    F M Van der Straeten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 99:85-9. 2001
    ..Based on our findings and on the available literature, we propose a set of guidelines for the management of early preterm multiple birth deliveries, including tocolysis, antimicrobial therapy and corticosteroids...
  74. ncbi Morbidity and mortality of preterm twins and higher-order multiple births
    K Suri
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
    J Perinatol 21:293-9. 2001
    ..cesarean section delivery rate, Apgar scores, and growth retardation were analyzed for 106 preterm HOM births (triplets and quadruplets) versus 328 preterm twins admitted to a single tertiary level neonatal intensive care unit...
  75. ncbi Perinatal outcome of pregnancy after GnRH antagonist (ganirelix) treatment during ovarian stimulation for conventional IVF or ICSI: a preliminary report
    F Olivennes
    , , Clamart, France
    Hum Reprod 16:1588-91. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In this first follow-up study, the incidence of adverse obstetrical and neonatal outcome was comparable with reported incidences for IVF-embryo transfer pregnancies...
  76. ncbi Pregnancy and infant outcome of 80 consecutive cord coagulations in complicated monochorionic multiple pregnancies
    Liesbeth Lewi
    UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:782-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to document pregnancy and infant outcome after cord coagulation with laser and/or bipolar as a technique for selective feticide in complicated monochorionic multiple pregnancies...
  77. ncbi [Embryo-fetal diseases in multiple pregnancies]
    F Colla
    Dipartimento di Discipline Ginecologichee Ostetriche, Cattedra B, , Turin, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 53:113-20. 2001
    ....
  78. ncbi [IVF in Sweden--continuous follow-up of children and mothers]
    Orvar Finnström
    Barn och ungdomsmedicinska kliniken, Universitetssjukhuset, Linkoping
    Lakartidningen 103:2301-5. 2006
  79. pmc The effect of plurality and gestation on the prevention or postponement of infant mortality: 1989-1991 versus 1999-2001
    Barbara Luke
    University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, Florida 33143, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:514-20. 2007
    ..In general, the risk of death for twins and triplets compared to singletons decreased, and the improvement in survival was greater for multiples during the early ..
  80. ncbi Assisted reproductive technology in Europe, 1999. Results generated from European registers by ESHRE
    K G Nygren
    Hum Reprod 17:3260-74. 2002
    ..0 to 27.7% after IVF and from 26.8 to 27.9% after ICSI. Multiple deliveries after IVF and ICSI remained unchanged at 26.3% in 1999...
  81. ncbi [Perinatal results in pregnancies obtained with embryo transfer in vitro fertilization: a case-control study]
    Juan Carlos Barros Delgadillo
    Departamento de Reproducción Asistida, Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia Isidro Espinosa de los Reyes, Lomas de Virreyes, CP, Mexico, DF
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 74:626-39. 2006
    ..Some researchers attributed these results to the increase in the number of multiple pregnancies, pregnant patients older than 35 years, and to the antecedents of infertility...
  82. pmc Contemporary risks of maternal morbidity and adverse outcomes with increasing maternal age and plurality
    Barbara Luke
    University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Coral Gables, Florida 33143, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:283-93. 2007
    ..To evaluate the risks of pregnancy complications and adverse outcomes associated with increasing maternal age and higher plurality...
  83. ncbi Higher order multiple pregnancies in New South Wales 1990-1999
    Christine L Roberts
    New South Wales Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 42:51-4. 2002
    ..To examine higher order multiple pregnancy and birth rates in NSW, and to describe trends in the characteristics and management of these births...
  84. ncbi Effect of spontaneous pregnancy reduction on obstetric outcome
    Michael P Steinkampf
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:603-6. 2005
    ..To determine if obstetric outcome is compromised in pregnancies in which a spontaneous pregnancy reduction (SPR) occurred in the first trimester...
  85. ncbi Neonatal outcome of triplet versus twin and singleton pregnancies: a matched case control study
    Praveen Ballabh
    Division of Neonatology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 107:28-36. 2003
    ..To determine the neonatal outcome of triplet gestations versus that of singletons and twins matched for gestational age...
  86. ncbi Routine cervical cerclage in higher order multiple gestation -- does it prolong the pregnancy?
    Alexander Strauss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany
    Twin Res 5:67-70. 2002
    ..Birth weight revealed a 200 g dominance for the "no cerclage-triplets", while this significant difference was inverted for quadruplets/quintuplets (1245 g vs. 1069 g)...
  87. ncbi Perinatal mortality associated with abruptio placenta in singletons and multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:198-203. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the association among plurality (number of fetuses per pregnancy), abruptio placenta, and perinatal mortality...
  88. ncbi Pregnancy-induced hypertension and infant mortality in triplets
    X K Chen
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:10-4. 2007
    To assess the effects of pregnancy-induced hypertension on infant mortality in triplets stratified by gestational age at birth.
  89. ncbi Is peripartum hysterectomy more common in multiple gestations?
    Karrie Francois
    Phoenix Perinatal Associates and Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1369-72. 2005
    ..To compare the occurrence of peripartum hysterectomy between singleton and multiple gestations...
  90. ncbi Neonatal outcome in pregnancies from ovarian stimulation
    B Kallen
    Tornblad Institute, University of Lund, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 100:414-9. 2002
    ..The outcomes studied were multiple birth, preterm birth, and low birth weight among singletons, congenital malformations, and infant death...
  91. ncbi Trends in the occurrence, determinants, and consequences of multiple births
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Villejuif, France
    Semin Perinatol 26:239-49. 2002
    ....
  92. doi Fetomaternal outcome in triplet pregnancy
    Syeda Batool Mazhar
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Unit II, Mother and Child Health Centre, Islamabad
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 18:217-21. 2008
    ..To determine maternal outcome as antenatal and postnatal complications and neonatal outcome as birth weight, morbidity and mortality in triplet gestation...
  93. ncbi Maternal and neonatal outcome of high order gestation
    AdelK T Abu-Heija
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Faisal University, Al Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 268:15-8. 2003
    To study maternal and neonatal outcome of triplets, quadruplets and quintuplets gestations.
  94. doi Outcome of anaemic monochorionic single survivors following early intrauterine rescue transfusion in cases of feto-fetal transfusion syndrome
    E Quarello
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal de Poissy, Poissy, France
    BJOG 115:595-601. 2008
    ..To evaluate the outcome of severely anaemic monochorionic (MC) twins surviving the death of their co-twin following early intrauterine rescue transfusion in cases of feto-fetal transfusion syndrome (FFTS)...
  95. ncbi Multifetal gestation--maternal and perinatal outcome of 112 pregnancies
    Alexander Strauss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grosshadern, University Hospital, University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Fetal Diagn Ther 17:209-17. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the maternal and neonatal outcome of multifetal pregnancies under a conservative pregnancy management...
  96. ncbi Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2006
    Saswati Sunderam
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-25. 2009
    ..g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants). This report presents the most recent national data and state-specific results...
  97. ncbi Assisted reproductive technology surveillance - United States, 2004
    Victoria Clay Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 56:1-22. 2007
    ..Multiple births are associated with increased risk for mothers and infants (e.g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants)...
  98. ncbi Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2003
    Victoria Clay Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-22. 2006
    ..Multiple births are associated with increased risk for mothers and infants (e.g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants)...
  99. ncbi Assisted reproductive technology surveillance--United States, 2005
    Victoria C Wright
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-23. 2008
    ..g., pregnancy complications, premature delivery, low-birthweight infants, and long-term disability among infants). This report presents the most recent national data and state-specific results...
  100. ncbi [Clinical study of selective multifetal pregnancy reduction in second trimester]
    Xie tong Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan 250021, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 42:152-6. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi Obstetric outcomes in 102 pregnancies after preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    C M Strom
    Reproductive Genetics Institute, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago 60657, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 182:1629-32. 2000
    ..We sought to determine whether preimplantation genetic diagnosis is associated with particular pregnancy or delivery complications...

Research Grants65

  1. Ribosomal scanning and initiation codon selection
    Tatyana Pestova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The scanning mechanism requires continuous protection against partial basepairing between triplets in the 5'-UTR and the anticodon of initiator tRNA...
  2. Microtubule Nucleation: Structure & Mechanism
    David Agard; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover we will begin to explore the mechanism by which microtubule doublets and triplets are formed at the centriole by focusing on the newly discovered ?- and ?-tubulins and their as yet unknown, ..
  3. Microtubule Nucleation: Structure & Mechanism
    David A Agard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover we will begin to explore the mechanism by which microtubule doublets and triplets are formed at the centriole by focusing on the newly discovered ?- and ?-tubulins and their as yet unknown, ..
  4. Modified Nucleoside Structure-Function Relations: tRNA
    PAUL AGRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..hypothesize that anticodon modified nucleosides provide a common architecture for stably recognizing mRNA coding triplets on the ribosome, while at the same time providing hydrophobic, hydrophilic and/or electrostatic properties as ..
  5. INVESTIGATIONS OF REACTIONS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
    Paul Schimmel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In these reactions, amino acids are matched with their cognate transfer RNAs which contain the anti- codon triplets of the code...
  6. Pathophysiology of Dystonia
    Mahlon Delong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..for this young-onset, limb-onset dystonia has been named DYT1, is due to the deletion of one of a pair of GAG triplets in the gene for torsin A located on the long arm of chromosome 9. Little is known about the function of torsin A...
  7. INVESTIGATIONS OF REACTIONS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
    Paul Schimmel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..a minihelix to the genetic code, using noncovalent interactions between the two domains as a way to connect the triplets of the code to an attached amino acid...
  8. THE CHEMISTRY OF LITHIUM AMIDES
    DAVID COLLUM; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We will continue to investigate the groundstate structures of ion triplets of general structure [R2N-Li-NR2]- //+Li(HMPA)4 as well as the mixed aggregate counterparts (e.g...
  9. Triplet Repeat Instability in Human Tissue Culture Cells
    Brian Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Also, TNR expansions are a unique form of mutation in which repeating triplets of nucleotides linearly amplify themselves between successive generations...
  10. Interneurons and Their Role in Primate DLPFC
    LEONID KRIMER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..patch clamp electrophysiological recordings from up to 8 neurons, providing a high yield of connected cell pairs, triplets and quadruplets...
  11. Properties and determinants of GAA repeat instability
    SANJAY BIDICHANDANI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Normal and mutant alleles contain 6 - 100 and 100 - 1700 triplets, respectively...
  12. CALCIUM WAVES IN HEPATOCYTES--MECHANISMS AND EFFECTS
    Michael Nathanson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Isolated rat hepatocyte triplets will be used, and Cai2+ signals will be detected by confocal line scanning microscopy. 2...