high risk pregnancy

Summary

Summary: Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcome
    V N Amarin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Ali Military Hospital, Karak, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 7:646-51. 2001
  2. ncbi The young 'elderly' primipara revisited
    P A Kraus
    Kirwan Hospitalfor Women, Thuringowa, Central Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 41:450-2. 2001
  3. ncbi Impact of advanced maternal age on pregnancy outcome
    Muhieddine A F Seoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 19:1-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Randomised clinical trials of fish oil supplementation in high risk pregnancies. Fish Oil Trials In Pregnancy (FOTIP) Team
    S F Olsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen
    BJOG 107:382-95. 2000
  5. ncbi Humanized birth in high risk pregnancy: barriers and facilitating factors
    Roxana Behruzi
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, 1420 Boul Mont Royal, Montreal, QC H2V4Q3, Canada
    Med Health Care Philos 13:49-58. 2010
  6. pmc Toward a strategic approach for reducing disparities in infant mortality
    Carol J Rowland Hogue
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:552-6. 2002
  7. ncbi Single vs weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm delivery: A randomized controlled trial
    D A Guinn
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, MC 0660, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    JAMA 286:1581-7. 2001
  8. ncbi Inherited thrombophilias in pregnant patients: detection and treatment paradigm
    Charles J Lockwood
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:333-41. 2002
  9. ncbi Progestational agents to prevent preterm birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Luis Sanchez-Ramos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center, 653 1 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:273-9. 2005
  10. ncbi Psychiatric and substance use disorders as risk factors for low birth weight and preterm delivery
    Rosemary H Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:297-304. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Temporal-Spatial Biomagnetic Fields of the Fetus
    Curtis Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Midcareer Award in Patient-Oriented Research
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Trisomy and ovarian age: An epidemiologic study
    JENNIE KATHERINE KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Skewed X Inactivation and Reproductive Loss
    Dorothy Warburton; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. High-resolution genome scans in congenital heart disease
    Dorothy Warburton; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. STRESS BIOLOGY, RACE/ETHNICITY & INFECTION IN PREGNANCY
    Pathik Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Intermediate Outcomes of Hysterectomy and Alternatives
    Miriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. GENETIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTORS FOR BLADDER CANCER
    Malcolm Pike; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications213 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcome
    V N Amarin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Ali Military Hospital, Karak, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 7:646-51. 2001
    ..We conclude that older women, managed by modern obstetric methods and delivered in a modern health-care centre, can expect good pregnancy outcomes...
  2. ncbi The young 'elderly' primipara revisited
    P A Kraus
    Kirwan Hospitalfor Women, Thuringowa, Central Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 41:450-2. 2001
    ..Incidence of operative delivery, several other obstetric outcomes and the condition of the infant at birth were compared in various age groups. Both studies showed that the 30 to 34 age group was at increased risk of operative delivery..
  3. ncbi Impact of advanced maternal age on pregnancy outcome
    Muhieddine A F Seoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 19:1-8. 2002
    ..We conclude that multiparous women at least 40 years old have a higher antepartum complication rate including intrauterine fetal death compared with younger women...
  4. ncbi Randomised clinical trials of fish oil supplementation in high risk pregnancies. Fish Oil Trials In Pregnancy (FOTIP) Team
    S F Olsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen
    BJOG 107:382-95. 2000
    ..To test the postulated preventive effects of dietary n-3 fatty acids on pre-term delivery, intrauterine growth retardation, and pregnancy induced hypertension...
  5. ncbi Humanized birth in high risk pregnancy: barriers and facilitating factors
    Roxana Behruzi
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, 1420 Boul Mont Royal, Montreal, QC H2V4Q3, Canada
    Med Health Care Philos 13:49-58. 2010
    ..In order to advocate humanized birth in high risk pregnancy, an important step involves the enlightenment of the professional's preconceptions on humanized birth in ..
  6. pmc Toward a strategic approach for reducing disparities in infant mortality
    Carol J Rowland Hogue
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:552-6. 2002
    ..Effective action in these areas would not only improve infant mortality overall; it would also reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant health...
  7. ncbi Single vs weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm delivery: A randomized controlled trial
    D A Guinn
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, MC 0660, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    JAMA 286:1581-7. 2001
    ..The practice of administering weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids to pregnant women at risk of preterm delivery is widespread, but no randomized trial has established the efficacy or safety of this practice...
  8. ncbi Inherited thrombophilias in pregnant patients: detection and treatment paradigm
    Charles J Lockwood
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:333-41. 2002
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  9. ncbi Progestational agents to prevent preterm birth: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Luis Sanchez-Ramos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Florida Health Science Center, 653 1 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:273-9. 2005
    ..To perform an updated systematic review with meta-analysis to further elucidate the efficacy of progestational agents for the prevention of preterm births in patients at elevated risk...
  10. ncbi Psychiatric and substance use disorders as risk factors for low birth weight and preterm delivery
    Rosemary H Kelly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:297-304. 2002
    ..We examined the associations between psychiatric and substance use diagnoses and low birth weight (LBW), very low birth weight (VLBW), and preterm delivery among all women delivering in California hospitals during 1995...
  11. ncbi Occlusion of arterio-arterial anastomosis manifesting as acute twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    T Y T Tan
    Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK
    Placenta 25:238-42. 2004
    ..This case report shows that the unmasking of unbalanced AVA configurations by occlusion of a protective AAA can manifest as TTTS...
  12. pmc High risk of unexpected late fetal death in monochorionic twins despite intensive ultrasound surveillance: a cohort study
    Olivia Barigye
    Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e172. 2005
    ..We investigated the residual risk of fetal death after viability in otherwise uncomplicated monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancies...
  13. ncbi Unexplained antepartum fetal deaths: what are the determinants?
    Rachana Chibber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Faisal University Teaching Hospital, PO BOX 40126, 31952 Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:286-91. 2005
    ..The objective was to assess fetal, antenatal, and pregnancy determinants of unexplained antepartum fetal death...
  14. ncbi [Maternal complications associated with type of delivery in a university hospital]
    Roseli Mieko Yamamoto Nomura
    Clínica Obstétrica do Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 38:9-15. 2004
    ..To analyze maternal complications associated to type of delivery, comparing cesarean (c-) section with vaginal delivery...
  15. ncbi Effect of pregnancy and stage of pregnancy on asthma severity: a systematic review
    Helen L Kwon
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1201-10. 2004
    ..Large, well-conducted population-based studies that explore different aspects of asthma severity are needed to substantiate these preliminary results...
  16. ncbi Pregnancy after bariatric surgery is not associated with adverse perinatal outcome
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, and of Surgery, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1335-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the pregnancy outcome of patients after bariatric surgery...
  17. ncbi Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids in preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Men Jean Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, New York University, 550 First Avenue, Room 9E2, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:274-81. 2004
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids compared with a single course in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM)...
  18. ncbi Steroid cell tumour not otherwise specified during pregnancy: a case report and diagnostic work-up for virilisation in a pregnant patient
    Annelie J E Vulink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, PO Box 50000, Enschede, KA 7500, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:221-7. 2004
    ..This is the first case report that describes a steroid cell tumour not otherwise specified during pregnancy. Differential diagnosis, a diagnostic work-up and treatment are discussed...
  19. ncbi Elective cervical cerclage versus serial ultrasound surveillance of cervical length in a population at high risk for preterm delivery
    Katie M Groom
    Imperial College London Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute of Reproductive and Development Biology, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Hammersmith Campus, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:158-61. 2004
    ..To compare pregnancy outcome for women at risk of preterm delivery undergoing elective cervical cerclage in the first trimester or serial transvaginal assessment of cervical length with cerclage only if indicated (control cases)...
  20. ncbi Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and the puerperium in Sudanese women
    A A R D Haggaz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Geizera, Wad Medani, Sudan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 83:309-10. 2003
  21. ncbi [Role of maternal risk factors in foetal growth impairment]
    Krystyna Cieślik
    Katedra Anatomii Funkcjonalnej AWF w Poznaniu
    Pediatr Endocrinol Diabetes Metab 13:147-50. 2007
    ..Clinical classification of maternal risk factors revealed four factors of most potent impact on foetal development, ie. maternal age, number of pregnancy and artificial and natural miscarriage history...
  22. ncbi Does the number of previous caesarean deliveries affect maternal outcome and complication rates?
    H A Alchalabi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 13:544-50. 2007
    ..Post-operative pyrexia was commoner in women with 3 or more previous caesarean sections compared to those undergoing their first one...
  23. ncbi Health risks for early (< or =19) and late (> or =35) childbearing
    Sinan Ozalp
    Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 268:172-4. 2003
    ..Prepregnancy counselling is essential for these age groups in order for a woman to be able to make an informed decision regarding the timing of childbearing...
  24. ncbi [Assessment of pregnancy and labour outcome and the condition of the newborn in primiparous women aged 35 and older]
    Małgorzata Skaźnik-Wikieł
    II Katedry i Kliniki Połoznictwa i Ginekologii AM w Warszawie
    Ginekol Pol 74:607-11. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of maternally advanced age on pregnancy and labour outcome...
  25. ncbi Safety of hydroxychloroquine in pregnant patients with connective tissue diseases: a study of one hundred thirty-three cases compared with a control group
    Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Arthritis Rheum 48:3207-11. 2003
    ..We now report our experience with 133 pregnancies in women being treated with HCQ, resulting in 117 live births. Results in the HCQ group are compared with those in a control group...
  26. ncbi The lowest surviving birth weight reported in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient: a review of the literature
    J Spiegel
    Division of Rheumatology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Lupus 16:52-5. 2007
    ..This report represents the lowest birth weight pregnancy survival in a lupus patient and the first case of a survival in the second trimester with preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome...
  27. ncbi Screening for chromosomal anomalies: first or second trimester, biochemical or ultrasound?
    T Stojilkovic-Mikic
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:583-8; quiz 588-9. 2003
    ..A major goal of screening test is to achieve maximum accuracy and minimum harm at low cost. The integrated test currently meets best those criteria...
  28. ncbi A case series of gastrointestinal abnormalities in fetuses with echogenic bowel detected during the antenatal period
    H H Tan
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:649-52. 2003
    ..The objective was to evaluate the incidence of gastrointestinal abnormalities amongst those fetuses with antenatally diagnosed echogenic bowel (EB)...
  29. ncbi Pregnancy outcomes in foreign-born and US-born women
    F Forna
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 83:257-65. 2003
    ..To compare pregnancy outcomes between foreign-born women and women born in the United States (US-born)...
  30. ncbi Albumin in vaginal fluid is a marker of infection in early pregnancy
    I Vogel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 83:307-8. 2003
  31. ncbi Maternal birth weight in relation to plasma lipid concentrations in early pregnancy
    Jennifer C Dempsey
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1359-68. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which, if at all, maternal weight at birth is related to dyslipidemia during early pregnancy, which is a risk factor for preeclampsia...
  32. ncbi Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in pregnancy without the use of radiation
    D C Simmons
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1467-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the use of radiographic imaging studies and therapeutic approaches in pregnancy is limited because of the possibility of fetal exposure...
  33. ncbi [Characteristics of threats to pregnancy and labour in women over 39 y.o. in material of the District Hospital no. 2 in Rzeszów]
    Jarosław Janeczko
    Oddział Ginekologii i Połoznictwa, Szpital Wojewódzki Nr 2 w Rzeszowie
    Ginekol Pol 77:26-32. 2006
    ..Comparison of obstetric results in women giving birth in age over 39 and those of younger women...
  34. ncbi [Pregnancy beyond age 40 in 382 women: a retrospective study in Reunion Island]
    H Roman
    Service de Gynecologie et Obstetrique, Groupe Hospitalier Sud Reunion, 97448 Saint Pierre, Ile de La Réunion, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:615-22. 2004
    ..To examine obstetrical and neonatal outcomes among women age 40 years and older...
  35. ncbi Ultrasonic evidence of placental calcification at 36 weeks' gestation: maternal and fetal outcomes
    Daniel McKenna
    The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:7-10. 2005
    ..Scans were performed at 36 weeks' gestation. The study group comprised patients demonstrating a grade III placenta, and the control group comprised patients not demonstrating a grade III placenta...
  36. ncbi Anal function during pregnancy and postpartum after ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis
    Taku Kitayama
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Surg Today 35:211-5. 2005
    ..Moreover, it has been reported that fertility is preserved in women who undergo this procedure, many of whom can experience normal delivery...
  37. ncbi Pregnancy outcome in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome. a case-control study
    Hans Jacob Haga
    Department of Rheumatology, Esbjerg Central Hospital, 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 32:1734-6. 2005
    ..To study the outcome of pregnancy in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS)...
  38. ncbi Type 2 diabetes in pregnancy: a wolf in sheep's clothing
    N Wah Cheung
    Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology Research, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:479-83. 2005
    ..There is a need to highlight the dangers of type 2 diabetes in pregnancy to both patients and medical practitioners. Peri-conception care needs to improve to achieve better pregnancy outcomes...
  39. ncbi Transvaginal ultrasonography in the prediction of preterm birth after treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Joan M G Crane
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health Care Corporation of St John s, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 107:37-44. 2006
    ..To estimate whether cervical length measured by transvaginal ultrasonography in women having had loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), cold knife conization, or cryotherapy predicts spontaneous preterm birth...
  40. pmc Brief intervention for prenatal alcohol use: a randomized trial
    Grace Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:991-8. 2005
    ..To test the effectiveness of a brief intervention in the reduction of prenatal alcohol consumption by women when a partner is included...
  41. ncbi [Late maternity in researchers' and medical staff's opinions]
    Małgorzata Sawicka
    Z Katedry Pielegniarstwa Pomorskiej Akademii Pedagogicznej w Słupsku
    Wiad Lek 57:262-5. 2004
    ..These women cooperated with midwives and doctors very well, and that fact was strongly emphasized by the medical staff. Women over 35 years old declared stronger need of support, aid and knowledge than other groups of patients...
  42. ncbi Associations between maternal methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms and adverse outcomes of pregnancy: the Hordaland Homocysteine Study
    Eha Nurk
    LOCUS for Homosysteine and Related Vitamins, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Am J Med 117:26-31. 2004
    ..We studied whether two polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene (677C-->T and 1298A-->C) are associated with pregnancy complications, adverse outcomes, and birth defects...
  43. ncbi Effect of coitus on recurrent preterm birth
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:793-7. 2006
    ..To estimate the impact of sexual behavior on the risk of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth at less than 37 weeks of gestation...
  44. ncbi Maternal and perinatal outcomes during expectant management of 239 severe preeclamptic women between 24 and 33 weeks' gestation
    Bassam Haddad
    CHI Creteil, Creteil, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1590-5; discussion 1595-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine maternal and perinatal outcomes after expectant management of severe preeclampsia between 24 and 33 weeks' gestation...
  45. ncbi Trauma during pregnancy: an analysis of maternal and fetal outcomes in a large population
    Dina El-Kady
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Trauma Surgery at University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1661-8. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the occurrence rates, outcomes, risk factors, and timing of obstetric delivery for trauma sustained during pregnancy...
  46. ncbi Aggressive tocolysis does not prolong pregnancy or reduce neonatal morbidity after preterm premature rupture of the membranes
    C Andrew Combs
    Obstetrix Medical Group, Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose, CA 95124, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1723-8; discussion 1728-31. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate whether aggressive tocolysis improves pregnancy outcome after preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM)...
  47. ncbi Progesterone and preterm birth
    Shlomit Riskin-Mashiah
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1802-3; author reply 1803-4. 2004
  48. ncbi Improving the management of opioid-dependent pregnancies
    Jodi S Dashe
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1806; author reply 1806-7. 2004
  49. ncbi Obstetric performance of women aged over forty years
    E O Orji
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    East Afr Med J 81:139-41. 2004
    ..Advanced age and parity constitute two major factors in the outcome of pregnancy and labour management both in the developed and developing countries...
  50. ncbi [Pregnancy and delivery in women over 40 years old]
    Zbigniew Studziński
    Z Oddziału Połozniczo Ginekologicznego Specjalistycznego Wojewódzkiego Szpitala im Janusza Korczaka w Słupsku
    Wiad Lek 57:140-4. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to describe the maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancies in women of 40 years or older who delivered in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Hospital of Słupsk (Poland)...
  51. ncbi Successful pregnancy in a woman with glycogen storage disease type III
    Shazia Bhatti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:168-9. 2006
  52. ncbi Use of uterine Doppler in an Australian level II maternity hospital
    Mariette J C Nagtegaal
    Women s and Children Division Lyell McEwin Hospital, University of Adelaide, Elizabeth Vale, South Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 45:424-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical usefulness of uterine Doppler...
  53. ncbi [Obstetrics and its outcomes--"maternal health" in Germany: supporting pregnant women]
    Beate Schücking
    Universitat Osnabruck
    Pflege Z 59:400-3. 2006
  54. ncbi Impact of maternal age and maternal somatic characteristics on newborn size
    Sylvia Kirchengast
    Institute for Anthropology, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Hum Biol 15:220-8. 2003
    ..Within term births taking place under sufficient psychosocial support, maternal somatic features had an important impact on newborn size...
  55. ncbi Teenagers obstetric performance
    S E Akinola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Muhayl General Hosptial, Muhayl, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 22:580-4. 2001
    ..Attention must therefore be turned to the young teenagers pregnancy, labor and delivery. To avoid poor outcome in this age group, age at first pregnancy should be encouraged from 16 years and above...
  56. ncbi Obstetric and prenatal outcome in menopausal women: a 12-year clinical study
    S Antinori
    RAPRUI Day Hospital International Associated Research Institute for Human Reproduction, Via Properzio 6, 00192 Rome, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 6:257-61. 2003
    ..The 63-year-old woman reached full term pregnancy in July 1994, with delivery by Caesarean section of a boy in good health. Proper screening for risks has enabled this treatment to be given to a preselected group of patients...
  57. ncbi Identification of a small supernumerary marker chromosome, r(2)(p10q11.2), and the problem of determining prognosis
    N Villa
    Genetic Laboratory, S. Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 21:801-5. 2001
    ..2 genomic region. Further molecular cytogenetic investigations of SMCs classified by DNA content and pregnancy outcome data should improve genetic counselling and risk evaluation...
  58. ncbi Pregnancy outcome in the elderly gravida in Addis Ababa
    W Marai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jimma University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    East Afr Med J 79:34-7. 2002
    ..To determine the difference in selected antepartum obstetric problems and pregnancy outcome between women delivering at the age of 35 or above and women delivering at the age of 20-34 in the Ethiopian setting...
  59. ncbi Factors influencing the obstetric and perinatal outcome after oocyte donation
    Galit Sheffer-Mimouni
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Lis Maternity Hospital, 6 Weizman St, Tel Aviv 46427, Israel
    Hum Reprod 17:2636-40. 2002
    ..We evaluated interactions between perinatal outcome after oocyte donation and various maternal factors...
  60. ncbi Maternal and perinatal outcome in nulliparous women aged 35 and older
    Saed M Ziadeh
    Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Jordan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:6-10. 2002
    ..To compare the maternal and perinatal outcome of nulliparous women 35 years and older at the time of delivery with nulliparous women 25-29 years old...
  61. ncbi Multifetal pregnancy in older women and perinatal outcomes
    Jun Zhang
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Fertil Steril 78:562-8. 2002
    ..To examine multifetal pregnancy in older women and perinatal outcomes...
  62. ncbi [Effect of risk on the child of an older mother (case-control study)]
    Silvia Romero-Maldonado
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 70:295-302. 2002
    ..During the last decades the number of births in women with 35 or more years of age has increased approximately 35-50%...
  63. ncbi Perinatal outcome of pregnancies in women aged 40 and over
    T Miletic
    Department of Scientific Research General Hospital Sibenik, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 26:251-8. 2002
    ..There is a high risk of pre-gestational and gestational complications, and perinatal loss is high. Therefore, those pregnancies are not desirable from the medical point of view...
  64. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of 45,X and 45,X mosaicism: the need for thorough cytogenetic and clinical evaluations
    Bing Huang
    Genzyme Genetics, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:105-10. 2002
    ..Therefore, accurate identification of a cell line containing Y chromosome is critical for genetic counseling and postnatal management...
  65. ncbi Perinatal outcome among elderly nulliparae at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
    A U Eneh
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt
    Niger J Med 13:44-7. 2004
    ..The objective of our study was to determine the perinatal outcome in the elderly nullipara at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital...
  66. ncbi Cervical cytology in vulnerable pregnant women
    Dianne M Loomis
    University at Buffalo, Kimball Tower Room 805, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:287-94. 2009
    ....
  67. ncbi Past traumatic events: are they a risk factor for high-risk pregnancy, delivery complications, and postpartum posttraumatic symptoms?
    Rachel Lev-Wiesel
    Professor and Head of the Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies, Faculty of Welfare and Health Studies, Haifa, Israel
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:119-25. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine the association among past traumatic events, high-risk pregnancy, delivery complications, and postpartum posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms...
  68. ncbi Prostacyclin, thromboxane A and the effect of low-dose ASA in pregnancies at high risk for hypertensive disorders
    Merja Vainio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hyvinkaa Hospital, Hyvinkaa, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1119-23. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prostanoid production in pregnancies at high risk for hypertensive disorders, and the effect of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) on prostanoids...
  69. ncbi Thrombophilia in pregnancy
    J Y L Tan
    Department of General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 31:328-34. 2002
    ..The objective was to review the various inherited thrombophilias and the antiphospholipid syndrome in relation to pregnancy-related venous thromboembolism and other obstetric complications...
  70. ncbi Fetal outcomes of critically ill pregnant women admitted to the intensive care unit for nonobstetric causes
    Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba
    Mayo Clinic of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2746-51. 2008
    ..We evaluated the risk factors for adverse fetal outcomes in critically ill pregnant women admitted to the intensive care unit for nonobstetrical reasons...
  71. pmc Pregnancy after liver transplantation: four-year follow-up of the first case in mainland China
    Dong Xia
    Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Luzhou Medical College, Luzhou 646000, Sichuan Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 14:7264-6. 2008
    ..Three factors including mother, baby, and transplanted liver function must be considered for the safety of high-risk pregnancies...
  72. ncbi Three-dimensional ultrasonography of osteogenesis imperfecta at early pregnancy
    Ling Wei Chang
    Prenat Diagn 22:77-8. 2002
  73. ncbi Diagnosis of congenital cardiac defects between 11 and 14 weeks' gestation in high-risk patients
    Zeev Weiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    J Ultrasound Med 21:23-9. 2002
    ..To examine the feasibility of diagnosing congenital cardiac defects between 11 and 14 weeks' gestation in a high-risk population...
  74. ncbi [Venosus thromboembolism in pregnancy--case report]
    Izabela Ulman-Włodarz
    Z Katedry i Oddziału Klinicznego Ginekologii i Połoznictwa Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 57:319-22. 2004
    ..In the article we present a case of a pregnant woman with venosus thromboembolism. The analysis of the pregnancy and mode of delivery, development of disease, diagnostic and therapeutic method...
  75. ncbi Periconceptional use of folic acid amongst women of advanced maternal age
    H Brandenburg
    Department of Prenatal Diagnosis and Obstetrics, Academic Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 19:132-5. 1999
    ..It is concluded that effective folic acid supplementation requires food fortification rather than information provided by healthcare workers...
  76. ncbi Cut-off criteria for second-trimester nuchal skinfold thickness for prenatal detection of Down syndrome in a Thai population
    Y Tannirandorn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 65:137-41. 1999
    ..To evaluate the use of progressive cut-offs for nuchal skinfold thickness with advancing gestational age and the commonly applied cut-off method (> 6 mm) for prenatal detection of Down syndrome in a Thai population...
  77. ncbi Risk factors for placenta praevia in Jos, north central Nigeria
    D D Nyango
    University of Jos, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 19:46-9. 2010
    ..Our objective is to describe the spectrum of risk factors for placenta praevia in Jos, north central Nigeria...
  78. pmc Fetal neurological assessment using noninvasive magnetoencephalography
    Curtis L Lowery
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham Street, 518, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:701-9. 2009
    ..A large number of studies that have been conducted and published describing this device since it was brought into operation are referenced throughout the article...
  79. ncbi Procedure-related miscarriages and Down syndrome-affected births: implications for prenatal testing based on women's preferences
    M Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0856, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:511-6. 2000
    ..To determine how pregnant women of varying ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds value procedure-related miscarriage and Down-syndrome-affected birth...
  80. ncbi [Pregnancy outcome in five women after autologous bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia]
    Aleksandra Hołowiecka
    Katedra i Klinika Hematologii i Transplantacji Szpiku Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Ginekol Pol 76:799-805. 2005
    ..We noted one miscarriage in our 29-year-old patient. Six pregnancies went to term and each resulted in the successful delivery of a full-term baby. We did not notice any case of relapse of leukaemia in pregnancy...
  81. ncbi Recreational exercise and occupational activity during pregnancy and birth weight: a case-control study
    M K Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:403-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Structured exercise frequency during late pregnancy is a determinant of birth weight...
  82. ncbi Trends in deliveries, prenatal care, and obstetrical complications in women with pregestational diabetes: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada, 1996-2001
    Denice S Feig
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 29:232-5. 2006
    ..To describe recent trends in the proportion of deliveries in women with pregestational diabetes (PGD), their use of services, and diabetes-related obstetrical complications...
  83. ncbi Thrombophilia and adverse pregnancy outcome
    H A Mousa
    University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, United Kingdom
    Croat Med J 42:135-45. 2001
    ..More research is required to confirm or refute the causal link between thrombophilia and abnormal placentation, and assess effectiveness and safety of thromboprophylaxis in pregnant women...
  84. ncbi Severity of prematurity risk in spontaneous and in vitro fertilization twins: does conception mode serve as a risk factor?
    Andrea Weghofer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Fertil Steril 92:2116-8. 2009
    ..The evaluation of 204 dichorial twin pregnancies, 102 after natural conception and 102 after ART, matched for maternal age, demonstrated comparable severity of prematurity risk in both groups...
  85. ncbi Prenatal karyotypes of fetuses conceived by intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    Esra Aksoy Jozwiak
    Bahceci Women s Health Care Center and German Hospital at Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Fertil Steril 82:628-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the rate of chromosomal abnormalities in babies conceived by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)...
  86. ncbi Failed contraception?
    Chelsea Morroni
    S Afr Med J 94:600. 2004
  87. ncbi Defining the relationship between obstetricians and maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Terence T Lao
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:257; author reply 257-8. 2002
  88. ncbi Delayed postpartum preeclampsia: an experience of 151 cases
    Laura A Matthys
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0526, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1464-6. 2004
    ..Preeclampsia affects 6% to 8% of pregnancies. There are few data regarding hypertensive disorders that are diagnosed in the postpartum period. Our purpose was to determine the demographics, outcomes, and treatment of this complication...
  89. ncbi Integrated fetal testing in growth restriction: combining multivessel Doppler and biophysical parameters
    A A Baschat
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:1-8. 2003
  90. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of dilated coronary sinus with persistent left superior vena cava in a fetus with trisomy 18
    Karim D Kalache
    Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH DHHS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University Hutzel Hospital, 4707 St Antoine Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Prenat Diagn 23:108-10. 2003
    ..The features of this cardiac anomaly on prenatal ultrasonography and its association with trisomy 18 are discussed. Published in 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  91. ncbi Inhibin-A and superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:232-6. 2003
    ..To determine if maternal serum inhibin-A can be used as a marker for subsequent development of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension...
  92. ncbi Pregnant with cystic fibrosis
    Carie G Bussey
    Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 7:40-6. 2003
  93. ncbi Analysis of malpractice claims with a focus on oxytocin use in labour
    Maria Jonsson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:315-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse the motives behind disciplinary action in obstetric malpractice cases concerning delivery, and to evaluate the frequency of inappropriate oxytocin use in these cases...
  94. doi Moyamoya disease in pregnancy
    M Prabhu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Essex, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:345-6. 2008
  95. ncbi The nasal bone in fetuses with trisomy 21: sonographic versus pathomorphological findings
    S Minderer
    Prenatal Medicine Munich, Red Cross Women s Hospital, Germany
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:16-21. 2003
    ..To compare the sonographic findings of the nasal bone in fetuses with trisomy 21 with pathomorphological findings to determine whether the bone is truly absent...
  96. ncbi Gestational age at cervical length measurement and incidence of preterm birth
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:311-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the risk of spontaneous preterm birth based on transvaginal ultrasound cervical length and gestational age at which cervical length was measured...
  97. ncbi Diagnosis and management of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia
    Baha M Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0526, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:181-92. 2003
    ..There is also a need to conduct a randomized trial to determine the benefits and risks of magnesium sulfate during labor and postpartum in women with mild preeclampsia...
  98. doi A case of successful pregnancy outcome in a patient born with cloacal malformation
    N Salvi
    Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:343-5. 2008
  99. ncbi The Nurse-Family Partnership
    Katy Dawley
    Philadelphia University, USA
    Am J Nurs 107:60-7; quiz 67-8. 2007
  100. ncbi Childbearing beyond maternal age 50 and fetal outcomes in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1006-14. 2003
    ..To estimate whether achieving pregnancy beyond maternal age of 50 years compromises fetal well-being and survival...
  101. ncbi Urinary tract infection during pregnancy--dipstick urinalysis vs. culture and sensitivity
    Zoë D'Souza
    Birmingham Women s Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:22-4. 2004
    ..These bedside screening tests may be a useful and cost-effective way of reducing the numbers of mid-stream urine samples sent to the laboratory for further testing...

Research Grants46

  1. Temporal-Spatial Biomagnetic Fields of the Fetus
    Curtis Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In the future, the device, analysis tools, and datasets should be accessible to outside researchers for their own studies and collaborating efforts, by means of secure and fast Internet access. ..
  2. Midcareer Award in Patient-Oriented Research
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..correlate these markers with the success of failure of cerclage B. further define possible mechanisms of early spontaneous preterm birth. ..
  4. Trisomy and ovarian age: An epidemiologic study
    JENNIE KATHERINE KLINE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It tests the hypothesis that the strong association with maternal age reflects accelerated aging in the ovary. This project has important clinical implications for counseling women who wish to delay childbearing to older ages. ..
  5. Skewed X Inactivation and Reproductive Loss
    Dorothy Warburton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This may provide important leads for the identification of genes involved in ovarian maintenance. ..
  6. High-resolution genome scans in congenital heart disease
    Dorothy Warburton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition the study will serve as a prototype for future similar studies of small copy number changes associated with other developmental disorders and congenital malformations. ..
  7. STRESS BIOLOGY, RACE/ETHNICITY & INFECTION IN PREGNANCY
    Pathik Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., the ex-vivo immune challenge methodology) to identify women who are at heightened risk for infection and infection-related preterm birth, thereby improving obstetric risk assessment. ..
  8. Intermediate Outcomes of Hysterectomy and Alternatives
    Miriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. GENETIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTORS FOR BLADDER CANCER
    Malcolm Pike; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal of this research is to assess individual bladder cancer risk for the purpose of preventive interventions. ..
  10. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. ELSI Scale-Up: Large Sample Gene Discovery & Disclosure
    Donald Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. 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. ..
  13. Expanded Prenatal Testing Options and Informed Choice
    Miriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In short, this study will generate a useful decision-assisting tool and provide information for use in designing cost-effective testing programs that allow for variation in preferences. ..
  14. Liposomal Opioids Extend Analgesia in Laboratory Animals
    Lisa Krugner Higby; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If proven efficacious, these analgesic regimens would lead to a significant change in the post-surgical care of animals used in biomedical research and veterinary medicine. ..
  15. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. IMPROVING COMMUNICATION WITH IVF PATIENTS ABOUT RISKS SUCH AS MULTIPLE BIRTHS
    LINDA FRAZIER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The new materials will also help couples who achieve pregnancy to manage risks for increased maternal and neonatal problems among IVF singletons and multiples. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. HIV & STI Transmission Dynamics along Transport Routes Linking the Americas
    KIMBERLY BROUWER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Rehospitalizations
    Brian Jack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will evaluate the intervention in a stratified analysis to examine the effect of the intervention by literacy status. ..
  19. The Role of Inflammation and Parity on GDM and Type 2 DM
    Wanda Nicholson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This award will give Dr. Nicholson the dedicated time and experience she needs to develop into an independent clinical investigator [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. 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. ..
  21. PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS REACTIVITY AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES
    Pathik Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  22. 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. ..
  23. COLORECTAL CANCER CARE VARIATION IN VULNERABLE ELDERLY
    Laura Mae Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Alternate methods of defining comorbidity and costs will be used to evaluate their utility in cancer research. ..
  24. EFFECT OF CHRONIC INFECTION ON PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may assist in the development of interventions to protect the fetus and placenta from damage as a result of chronic maternal infection with oral pathogens. ..
  25. CASE CONTROL STUDY OF RISK FACTORS FOR WILMS TUMOR
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will provide important new advances in our understanding of Wilms tumor given the study size, quality of exposure assessment, and incorporation of clinical and biological markers of etiologic heterogeneity. ..
  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. Plurality and Contemporary Infant Mortality Risks
    Barbara Luke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in Multiple Pregnancy
    Barbara Luke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The main hypothesis of this proposal is that higher plurality is the predominant factor affecting maternal morbidity and mortality, further potentated by older maternal age and primiparity. ..
  30. Brown University BIRCWH Career Development Program
    DONALD COUSTAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This interdisciplinary and cross-institutional program will provide a new cadre of academic investigators who will further the scientific database and improved the health status of women. ..
  31. The NonCancer Care of Elderly Colorectal Cancer Patients
    Laura Mae Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Mothers
    Linda Beeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By helping these mothers better utilize Early Head Start resources, the positive benefits of the intervention can be maintained and thus result in lasting benefit for the child as well as the mother. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Epidemiology of Ovarian Age
    Jennie Kline; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2. To conduct exploratory studies, using data from the Oocyte study, to assess whether or not skewed X-inactivation is associated with advanced ovarian age. ..
  34. BAYLOR BIRCWH PROGRAM
    Joe Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These goals are vital to public health in contributing to the establishment of methods for production of safe, effective, quality herbal extracts for consumer use. ..
  35. Improving Employment among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors
    LINDA FRAZIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Gene Environment Interaction in Head and Neck Cancer
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study should contribute knowledge on gene-environment interactions for cancer of the head and neck, but also for other tobacco- and alcohol-related cancers and possibly cancers of unknown etiology. ..
  37. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  38. Identifying Newborns with Fragile X: Planning Grant
    Donald Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. Screening & Brief Intervention of Problem Drinking Women
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposed targeted study of women responds to PA-02-168, which seeks research on screening and interventions in medical settings, and builds upon our previous research on brief interventions for pregnant women. ..
  40. MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and Outcome
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Overweight in Children: A New View Using the Population Attributable Fraction
    Deborah Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Race Related Stressors and Preterm Birth in African American Women
    Carmen Giurgescu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By understanding how neighborhood conditions and experiences of discrimination contribute to preterm birth, we can target programs and interventions that reduce the risk for preterm birth in African-American women. ..
  43. AN ENHANCED BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR PRENATAL ALCOHOL USE
    Grace Chang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..
  45. ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRI
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Thus the results of this study could significantly decrease morbidity of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. ..