Offer Erez

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hydramnios and small for gestational age are independent risk factors for neonatal mortality and maternal morbidity
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:296-301. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute gastric ulcer perforation in a 35 weeks' nulliparous patient with gastric banding
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1721-2. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Primiparity, assisted reproduction, and preterm birth in twin pregnancies: a population based study
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:311-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin concentrations are an independent risk factor for SGA in dichorionic twin gestations
    Reli Hershkovitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:117-22. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Placenta accreta is an independent risk factor for late pre-term birth and perinatal mortality
    Adi Vinograd
    a Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 28:1381-7. 2015
  6. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia in twin gestations: association with IVF treatments, parity and maternal age
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:141-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor and vaginal birth after cesarean section in patients with uterine Müllerian anomalies: a population-based study
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:537.e1-11. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Induction of labor in twin gestation: lessons from a population based study
    Batel Hamou
    a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29:3999-4007. 2016
  9. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor after a prior cesarean delivery: lessons from a population-based study
    Lea Shatz
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, BenGurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Perinat Med 41:171-9. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of unplanned out-of-hospital deliveries
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:85-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hydramnios and small for gestational age are independent risk factors for neonatal mortality and maternal morbidity
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:296-301. 2005
    ..The objective was to evaluate the contribution of hydramnios and small for gestational age (SGA) as a combined pathology to maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute gastric ulcer perforation in a 35 weeks' nulliparous patient with gastric banding
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1721-2. 2004
    ..An emergency surgery revealed acute gastric ulcer perforation. This complication, although rare, should be considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primiparity, assisted reproduction, and preterm birth in twin pregnancies: a population based study
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:311-7. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin concentrations are an independent risk factor for SGA in dichorionic twin gestations
    Reli Hershkovitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:117-22. 2005
    ..To determine maternal and neonatal complications among dichorionic and monochorionic twins with isolated midtrimester elevated maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin (MShCG)...
  5. doi request reprint Placenta accreta is an independent risk factor for late pre-term birth and perinatal mortality
    Adi Vinograd
    a Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 28:1381-7. 2015
    ..This study is aimed to identify the risk factors for the development of placenta accreta (PA) and characterize its effect on maternal and perinatal outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preeclampsia in twin gestations: association with IVF treatments, parity and maternal age
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:141-6. 2006
    ..To identify maternal factors that increase the risk of preeclampsia in twin gestations and to investigate whether twins conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF) lead to an increased risk of preeclampsia development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor and vaginal birth after cesarean section in patients with uterine Müllerian anomalies: a population-based study
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:537.e1-11. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Induction of labor in twin gestation: lessons from a population based study
    Batel Hamou
    a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29:3999-4007. 2016
    ..The route of delivery and the role of induction of labor in twin gestations are controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of induction of labor in twin gestations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor after a prior cesarean delivery: lessons from a population-based study
    Lea Shatz
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, BenGurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Perinat Med 41:171-9. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of unplanned out-of-hospital deliveries
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, PO Box 151, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:85-8. 2004
    ..8, 95% CI 0.8-8.3; P=0.279) as compared to unattended out-of-hospital deliveries. The attendance of medical personnel in unplanned out-of-hospital deliveries did not influence the birth outcome...
  11. doi request reprint The clinical utility of sonographic cervical length in the management of preterm parturition at 28-32 weeks of gestation
    Neta Benshalom-Tirosh
    a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 28:1929-33. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of cervical length measurement in early third trimester (28-32 weeks) as a predictor of preterm delivery (PTD), in women presenting with preterm parturition...
  12. doi request reprint Cannabidiol enhances xenobiotic permeability through the human placental barrier by direct inhibition of breast cancer resistance protein: an ex vivo study
    Valeria Feinshtein
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:573.e1-573.e15. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the influence of short-term (1-2 hours) exposure to cannabidiol, a major phytocannabinoid, on human placental breast cancer resistance protein function...
  13. pmc Early preterm delivery due to placenta previa is an independent risk factor for a subsequent spontaneous preterm birth
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:82. 2012
    ..To determine whether patients with placenta previa who delivered preterm have an increased risk for recurrent spontaneous preterm birth...
  14. ncbi request reprint The association between maternal obesity, glucose intolerance and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in nondiabetic pregnant women
    Idit Erez-Weiss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Hypertens Pregnancy 24:125-36. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate whether pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) among nondiabetic patients is associated with glucose intolerance...
  15. ncbi request reprint LMWH in the prevention of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction in women without thrombophilia. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia
    Prof Offer Erez, MD, Acting Director Maternity Department D and Obstetrical Day care Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, 84101, Beer Sheva, Israel, Tel 972 8 6400061, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 116:868-878. 2016
    ..Further studies are needed to address these questions before a definite conclusion can be reached...
  16. doi request reprint Early onset preeclampsia and cerebral palsy: a double hit model?
    Omer Mor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, School of Medicine, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:105.e1-9. 2016
    ..Cerebral palsy (CP) is a late sequel of pregnancy, and the role of preeclampsia is debatable...
  17. pmc DIC score in pregnant women--a population based modification of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis score
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    PLoS ONE 9:e93240. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were: 1) To determine the component needed to generate a validated DIC score during pregnancy. 2) To validate such scoring system in the identification of patients with clinical diagnosis of DIC...
  18. doi request reprint Do patients who deliver at term after being hospitalized for preterm contractions have an increased risk for obstetrical complications?
    Lobna Zoabi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 288:537-42. 2013
    ..To determine the obstetrical complications and perinatal outcomes of patients with recurrent episodes of preterm contractions (PTC) that eventually delivered at term compared to those who delivered preterm...
  19. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin concentration among patients with and without preeclampsia
    Reli Hershkovitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, P O B 151, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:140-3. 2005
    ..Controversy exists in the literature regarding the association between erythropoietin levels and preeclampsia. This study was aimed to compare serum erythropoietin concentrations among patients with and without preeclampsia...
  20. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic approach to diagnosis of fetal inflammatory response syndrome: a tool for at-risk fetuses?
    Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Bari, School of Medicine, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy US Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 215:9-20. 2016
    ..We review the studies describing advanced sonographic modalities and the imaging findings in the heart, thymus, kidney, adrenal glands, and spleen of these fetuses. ..
  21. doi request reprint The effect of cervical cerclage on pregnancy outcomes in women following conization
    Tal Rafaeli-Yehudai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:1594-7. 2014
    ..To determine the effect of cervical cerclage on obstetrical complications and perinatal outcomes of patients following conization...
  22. doi request reprint A prior placenta accreta is an independent risk factor for post-partum hemorrhage in subsequent gestations
    Adi Vinograd
    School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 187:20-4. 2015
    ..This study is aimed to determine the effect of a history of placenta accreta on subsequent pregnancies...
  23. pmc Hypothyroidism and diabetes mellitus - a risky dual gestational endocrinopathy
    Dan Tirosh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Peerj 1:e52. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that these patients are at risk for perinatal complications and should be followed and delivered as high risk pregnancies...
  24. pmc Remote prognosis after primary cesarean delivery: the association of VBACs and recurrent cesarean deliveries with maternal morbidity
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Womens Health 4:93-107. 2012
    ..To determine the effects of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) versus repeated cesarean sections (RCS) after a primary cesarean section (CS), on the rate of intraoperative and postpartum maternal morbidity...
  25. doi request reprint The physiologic anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory role of heparins and their utility in the prevention of pregnancy complications
    Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia
    Offer Erez, MD, Acting Director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 113:1236-46. 2015
    ..In the present review we will describe the physiologic role of heparins on coagulation and inflammation and we will discuss current evidence regarding the use of heparins for the prevention/treatment of obstetrical syndromes. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Chronic hypertension is an independent risk factor for preeclampsia and preterm delivery in women with rheumatologic diseases: a population-based study
    Amit Mayer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:157-63. 2007
    ..The objective was to determine the prevalence of maternal and perinatal complications among patients with rheumatologic diseases (RD) and to investigate the maternal risk factors for preeclampsia and preterm delivery among RD patients...
  27. doi request reprint An increased risk for non allo-immunization related intrauterine fetal death in RhD-negative patients
    Gila Ben-David
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:255-9. 2008
    ..To investigate immediate perinatal outcome of RhD-negative patients carrying RhD-positive fetuses who received antenatal Rh immunoglobulin for the prevention of RhD-mediated hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn...
  28. pmc Escalating placenta invasiveness: repeated placenta accreta at the limit of viability
    Shirley Greenbaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    Int J Womens Health 8:119-23. 2016
    ..This case demonstrates a pattern of escalating placental invasiveness, and raises questions regarding the process of abnormal placentation and the manifestation of uterine rupture in scarred uteri. ..
  29. doi request reprint The use of imaging technology in the assessment of the fetal inflammatory response syndrome-imaging of the fetal thymus
    Yael Sciaky-Tamir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 35:413-9. 2015
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Elevated maternal mid-trimester chorionic gonadotropin > or =4 MoM is associated with fetal cerebral blood flow redistribution
    Reli Hershkovitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:22-7. 2003
    ..The aims of the study were to evaluate the association between elevated hCG, fetal pathological arterial waveforms and maternal and perinatal complications...
  31. doi request reprint Disseminated intravascular coagulation in pregnancy: insights in pathophysiology, diagnosis and management
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 213:452-63. 2015
    ..Team work and prompt treatment are essential for the successful management of patients with DIC. ..
  32. doi request reprint Perfusion with magnesium sulfate increases sFlt-1 secretion only in the fetal side of placenta of women with preeclampsia
    Tamar Eshkoli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben Gurion University of Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:116-22. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of magnesium sulfate (MgSO(4)) on sFlt (soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase)-1 in the fetal and maternal compartments of normotensive and preeclamptic placentas...
  33. doi request reprint Low maternal concentrations of soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 in preeclampsia and small for gestational age
    Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa
    Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:41-52. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether: (1) plasma sVEGFR-2 concentration changes throughout pregnancy; and (2) preeclampsia and SGA are associated with abnormalities in the maternal plasma concentration of sVEGFR-2...
  34. pmc Maternal serum soluble CD30 is increased in normal pregnancy, but decreased in preeclampsia and small for gestational age pregnancies
    Juan Pedro Kusanovic
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:867-78. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether the maternal serum concentration of sCD30 changes with normal pregnancy, as well as in mothers with preeclampsia and those who deliver SGA neonates...
  35. doi request reprint Whole-genome microarray and targeted analysis of angiogenesis-regulating gene expression (ENG, FLT1, VEGF, PlGF) in placentas from pre-eclamptic and small-for-gestational-age pregnancies
    Johanne Holm Toft
    Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:267-73. 2008
    ..In addition, a targeted analysis of angiogenesis-regulating gene expression was performed...
  36. pmc Maternal serum soluble CD30 is increased in pregnancies complicated with acute pyelonephritis
    Juan Pedro Kusanovic
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:803-11. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether there are changes in the serum concentration of sCD30 in pregnant women with pyelonephritis...
  37. pmc Differential expression of microRNAs with progression of gestation and inflammation in the human chorioamniotic membranes
    Daniel Montenegro
    Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:289.e1-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify differential expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) in chorioamniotic membranes with advancing gestation, labor, and inflammation...
  38. pmc Maternal serum concentrations of the chemokine CXCL10/IP-10 are elevated in acute pyelonephritis during pregnancy
    Francesca Gotsch
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:735-44. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether maternal serum concentrations of CXCL10/IP-10 change in patients with acute pyelonephritis during pregnancy...
  39. pmc Preeclampsia is associated with low concentrations of protein Z
    Offer Erez
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:661-7. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine if preeclampsia (PE), small for gestational age (SGA), and fetal demise are associated with changes in maternal plasma concentrations of protein Z...
  40. pmc Placental growth hormone is increased in the maternal and fetal serum of patients with preeclampsia
    Pooja Mittal
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:651-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the maternal serum concentrations of PGH change in women with preeclampsia (PE), women with PE who deliver a small for gestational age neonate (PE + SGA), and those with SGA alone...
  41. pmc Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: an antiangiogenic state?
    Juan Pedro Kusanovic
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:382.e1-8. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to determine maternal plasma concentrations of placental growth factor (PlGF), soluble VEGFR-1, and soluble endoglin (s-Eng) in monochorionic-diamniotic pregnancies with and without TTTS...
  42. ncbi request reprint Unexplained fetal death: another anti-angiogenic state
    Jimmy Espinoza
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:495-507. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Plasma protein Z concentrations in pregnant women with idiopathic intrauterine bleeding and in women with spontaneous preterm labor
    Juan Pedro Kusanovic
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:453-63. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine maternal plasma concentrations of protein Z in normal pregnancies, as well as in those presenting with spontaneous preterm labor (PTL) and intrauterine bleeding during pregnancy...
  44. pmc An episode of preterm labor is a risk factor for the birth of a small-for-gestational-age neonate
    Jimmy Espinoza
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:574.e1-5; discussion 574.e5-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the frequency of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) neonates among patients with an episode of increased uterine contractility who delivered at term and those who delivered preterm...
  45. pmc Human beta-defensin-2: a natural antimicrobial peptide present in amniotic fluid participates in the host response to microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity
    Eleazar Soto
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:15-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether HBD-2 is present in amniotic fluid and if its concentration changes with microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity (MIAC) and labor...
  46. ncbi request reprint Normal and abnormal transformation of the spiral arteries during pregnancy
    Jimmy Espinoza
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Perinat Med 34:447-58. 2006
    ..Finally, we comment on the use of uterine artery Doppler velocimetry as a surrogate marker of chronic uteroplacental ischemia...
  47. pmc Resistin: a hormone which induces insulin resistance is increased in normal pregnancy
    Jyh Kae Nien
    Perinatology Research Branch, Intramural Division, NICHD NIH DHHS, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Perinat Med 35:513-21. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc Adiponectin in severe preeclampsia
    Jyh Kae Nien
    Perinatology Research Branch, Intramural Division, NICHD NIH DHHS, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Perinat Med 35:503-12. 2007
    ....
  49. pmc CXCL10/IP-10: a missing link between inflammation and anti-angiogenesis in preeclampsia?
    Francesca Gotsch
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:777-92. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether preeclampsia and delivery of a small for gestational age (SGA) neonate are associated with changes in maternal serum concentration of CXCL10/IP-10...
  50. pmc The change in concentrations of angiogenic and anti-angiogenic factors in maternal plasma between the first and second trimesters in risk assessment for the subsequent development of preeclampsia and small-for-gestational age
    Offer Erez
    Perinatology Research Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:279-87. 2008
    ....
  51. pmc First-trimester maternal serum PP13 in the risk assessment for preeclampsia
    Roberto Romero
    Department of Health and Human Services, Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:122.e1-122.e11. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether first-trimester maternal serum placental protein 13 (PP13) concentrations can be used in the risk assessment for preeclampsia...
  52. pmc Over-expression of the thrombin receptor (PAR-1) in the placenta in preeclampsia: a mechanism for the intersection of coagulation and inflammation
    Offer Erez
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:345-55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether preterm PE is associated with changes in placental expression of PAR-1...
  53. pmc Proteomic analysis of amniotic fluid to identify women with preterm labor and intra-amniotic inflammation/infection: the use of a novel computational method to analyze mass spectrometric profiling
    Roberto Romero
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:367-88. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to combine a novel computational method of pattern discovery with mass spectrometric proteomic profiling of amniotic fluid to discover biomarkers of intra-amniotic infection/inflammation (IAI)...
  54. pmc Preeclampsia and small-for-gestational age are associated with decreased concentrations of a factor involved in angiogenesis: soluble Tie-2
    Francesca Gotsch
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:389-402. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients with preeclampsia and mothers who deliver a SGA neonate have changes in the plasma concentrations of sTie-2...
  55. pmc Severe preeclampsia is characterized by increased placental expression of galectin-1
    Nandor Gabor Than
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:429-42. 2008
    ..To test this hypothesis, we studied placental galectin-1 mRNA and protein expression and localization in women with preeclampsia (PE) and in those who delivered a small-for-gestational age (SGA) neonate...
  56. pmc Amniotic fluid heat shock protein 70 concentration in histologic chorioamnionitis, term and preterm parturition
    Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:449-61. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to determine the changes in amniotic fluid HSP70 concentrations during pregnancy, term and preterm parturition, intra-amniotic infection (IAI), and histologic chorioamnionitis...
  57. pmc Exodus-1 (CCL20): evidence for the participation of this chemokine in spontaneous labor at term, preterm labor, and intrauterine infection
    Neil Hamill
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Perinat Med 36:217-27. 2008
    ....
  58. doi request reprint The anti-inflammatory limb of the immune response in preterm labor, intra-amniotic infection/inflammation, and spontaneous parturition at term: a role for interleukin-10
    Francesca Gotsch
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:529-47. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine whether there is a relationship between amniotic fluid concentrations of IL-10 and gestational age, parturition (at term and preterm), and intra-amniotic infection/inflammation (IAI)...
  59. pmc CXCL6 (granulocyte chemotactic protein-2): a novel chemokine involved in the innate immune response of the amniotic cavity
    Pooja Mittal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 60:246-57. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if CXCL6 is present in amniotic fluid (AF) and if CXCL6 concentrations in AF change with labor (pre-term and term) or intra-amniotic infection/inflammation (IAI)...
  60. pmc Total hemoglobin concentration in amniotic fluid is increased in intraamniotic infection/inflammation
    Edi Vaisbuch
    Perinatology Research Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:426.e1-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there is an association between total hemoglobin concentration in AF and gestational age, spontaneous labor (term and preterm), and the presence or absence of IAI...
  61. doi request reprint The maternal plasma soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 concentration is elevated in SGA and the magnitude of the increase relates to Doppler abnormalities in the maternal and fetal circulation
    Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa
    Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:25-40. 2008
    ....
  62. pmc A longitudinal study of angiogenic (placental growth factor) and anti-angiogenic (soluble endoglin and soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1) factors in normal pregnancy and patients destined to develop preeclampsia and deliver a small for
    Roberto Romero
    Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:9-23. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint A role of the anti-angiogenic factor sVEGFR-1 in the 'mirror syndrome' (Ballantyne's syndrome)
    Jimmy Espinoza
    Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD NIH DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland, Michigan, Detroit, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:607-13. 2006
    ..Preeclampsia occurs in approximately 50% of these cases. Soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 (sVEGFR-1), an anti-angiogenic factor, has been implicated in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia (PE)...