B Jacobsson

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 in cervical fluid in a population of Swedish women in preterm labor: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic fluid, intra-amniotic inflammation, and preterm delivery
    Rose Marie Holst
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:551-7. 2005
  2. pmc Cord blood neutrophils display a galectin-3 responsive phenotype accentuated by vaginal delivery
    Martina Sundqvist
    Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 13:128. 2013
  3. pmc X-chromosomal maternal and fetal SNPs and the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery in a Danish/Norwegian genome-wide association study
    Solveig Myking
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e61781. 2013
  4. pmc Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a prospective observational cohort study
    Verena Sengpiel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:160. 2013
  5. pmc Maternal caffeine intake during pregnancy is associated with birth weight but not with gestational length: results from a large prospective observational cohort study
    Verena Sengpiel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med 11:42. 2013
  6. pmc Reference population for international comparisons and time trend surveillance of preterm delivery proportions in three countries
    Nils Halvdan Morken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 8:16. 2008
  7. pmc Candidate gene analysis of spontaneous preterm delivery: new insights from re-analysis of a case-control study using case-parent triads and control-mother dyads
    Solveig Myking
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Genet 12:174. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-amniotic infection and inflammation in preterm birth--is bacteria always the connection? Commentary on the article by Miralles et al. on page 570
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 57:473-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Monocyte chemotactic protein-2 and -3 in amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity, intra-amniotic inflammation and preterm delivery
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:566-71. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Advanced maternal age and adverse perinatal outcome
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, S 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:727-33. 2004

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 in cervical fluid in a population of Swedish women in preterm labor: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic fluid, intra-amniotic inflammation, and preterm delivery
    Rose Marie Holst
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:551-7. 2005
    ..The aim was to examine cervical interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 in relation to microbial invasion of the amniotic fluid, intra-amniotic inflammation, and preterm birth in women in preterm labor...
  2. pmc Cord blood neutrophils display a galectin-3 responsive phenotype accentuated by vaginal delivery
    Martina Sundqvist
    Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Pediatr 13:128. 2013
    ..We investigated if galectin-3 is of importance in perinatal immune defence, focusing on plasma levels and neutrophil responsiveness...
  3. pmc X-chromosomal maternal and fetal SNPs and the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery in a Danish/Norwegian genome-wide association study
    Solveig Myking
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e61781. 2013
    ..To explore this, we examined the effect of maternal and fetal X-chromosomal single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on the risk of PTD in two independent genome-wide association studies and one replication study...
  4. pmc Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a prospective observational cohort study
    Verena Sengpiel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:160. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of folic acid supplementation during different periods of pregnancy and of dietary folate intake with the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (PTD)...
  5. pmc Maternal caffeine intake during pregnancy is associated with birth weight but not with gestational length: results from a large prospective observational cohort study
    Verena Sengpiel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med 11:42. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Reference population for international comparisons and time trend surveillance of preterm delivery proportions in three countries
    Nils Halvdan Morken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 8:16. 2008
    ..International comparison and time trend surveillance of preterm delivery rates is complex. New techniques that could facilitate interpretation of such rates are needed...
  7. pmc Candidate gene analysis of spontaneous preterm delivery: new insights from re-analysis of a case-control study using case-parent triads and control-mother dyads
    Solveig Myking
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Genet 12:174. 2011
    ..These methods offer a robust approach to genetic association studies for PTD compared to traditional case-control designs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-amniotic infection and inflammation in preterm birth--is bacteria always the connection? Commentary on the article by Miralles et al. on page 570
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatr Res 57:473-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Monocyte chemotactic protein-2 and -3 in amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity, intra-amniotic inflammation and preterm delivery
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:566-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate the presence of monocyte chemotactic protein (MCP)-2 and MCP-3 in cervical and amniotic fluid in women in preterm labor...
  10. ncbi request reprint Advanced maternal age and adverse perinatal outcome
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, S 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:727-33. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 in cervical and amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity, intra-amniotic inflammation, and preterm delivery
    Bo Jacobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatal Center, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1161-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of monocyte chemotactic protein-1 in cervical and amniotic fluid in women in preterm labor and with preterm premature rupture of membranes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Infectious and inflammatory mechanisms in preterm birth and cerebral palsy
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 41685, Sweden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:159-60. 2004
    ..In a thesis examine infectious and inflammatory mechanisms involved in preterm birth and cerebral palsy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antenatal risk factors for cerebral palsy
    Bo Jacobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Perinatal Centre, Sahlgrenska University Hospital East, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:425-36. 2004
    ..g. intrauterine growth restriction seems to be a risk factor in term infants. There also seems to be an association between autoimmune and coagulation disorders and CP...
  14. ncbi request reprint Microbial invasion and cytokine response in amniotic fluid in a Swedish population of women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:423-31. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Microbial invasion and cytokine response in amniotic fluid in a Swedish population of women in preterm labor
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:120-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of intra-amniotic microorganisms and cytokines (interleukin-6 and interleukin-8) in a Swedish population of women in preterm labor and their correlation with preterm birth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis in early pregnancy may predispose for preterm birth and postpartum endometritis
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Health for Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Maternity Health Care Unit, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:1006-10. 2002
    ..Bacterial vaginosis (BV) has been reported to be associated with spontaneous preterm delivery and infectious morbidity after birth in non-Swedish populations. Our intention was to investigate the situation in a Swedish population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy in preterm infants: a population-based case-control study of antenatal and intrapartal risk factors
    B Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 91:946-51. 2002
    ..Antibiotics during pregnancy was associated with CP only in the spastic diplegic CP group...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cervical length in women in preterm labor with intact membranes: relationship to intra-amniotic inflammation/microbial invasion, cervical inflammation and preterm delivery
    R M Holst
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital East, Goteborg, Sweden
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:768-74. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate if cervical length measured by transvaginal sonography could assist in the identification of women at high risk for IAI...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantification of Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA in the amniotic fluid from patients in PTL and pPROM and its relation to inflammatory cytokine levels
    Bo Jacobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatal Centre, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:63-70. 2009
    ..To study the effect of the amniotic fluid quantity of Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA on inflammatory response levels in women with preterm labor (PTL) and preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (pPROM)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy and restricted growth status at birth: population-based case-control study
    B Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    BJOG 115:1250-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between growth status at birth and subsequent development of cerebral palsy in preterm and term infants...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prediction of microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity in women with preterm labour: analysis of multiple proteins in amniotic and cervical fluids
    R M Holst
    Perinatal Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital East, Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 118:240-9. 2011
    ..The objective was to determine whether specific proteins in amniotic and cervical fluids alone, or in combination, could identify bacterial invasion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 in cervical and amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the chorioamniotic membranes
    Bo Jacobsson
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 112:719-24. 2005
    ..To evaluate the levels of interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 in cervical and amniotic fluid in relation to the presence of bacteria in the membranes in women in preterm labour (PTL)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Proteomic analysis using protein chips to detect biomarkers in cervical and amniotic fluid in women with intra-amniotic inflammation
    Ulla Ruetschi
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine, Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Proteome Res 4:2236-42. 2005
    ..Five of these were identified as human neutrophil protein 1-3, calgranulin A and B...
  24. ncbi request reprint Expression of cytokines and chemokines in cervical and amniotic fluid: relationship to histological chorioamnionitis
    Rose Marie Holst
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatal Center, Institute for Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, East Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:885-93. 2007
    ..To correlate cervical and amniotic fluid cytokines and macrophage-related chemokines to the development of histological chorioamnionitis (HCA) in patients with preterm labor (PTL) and preterm prelabor rupture of the membranes (PPROM)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Non-infectious risk factors for different types of cerebral palsy in term-born babies: a population-based, case-control study
    K Ahlin
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 120:724-31. 2013
    ..To identify non-infectious antenatal and perinatal risk factors for cerebral palsy (CP) and its subtypes in children born at term...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prediction of spontaneous preterm delivery in women with preterm labor: analysis of multiple proteins in amniotic and cervical fluids
    Rose Marie Holst
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital East, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 114:268-77. 2009
    ..To analyze whether specific proteins in amniotic and cervical fluids, alone or in combination with risk factors, can identify women in preterm labor with intact membranes who will deliver spontaneously within 7 days of sampling...
  27. ncbi request reprint Extreme preterm birth: onset of delivery and its effect on infant survival and morbidity
    Madelene Johanzon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 111:42-50. 2008
    ..To investigate whether correlations could be found between the onset of preterm delivery and infant outcome, that is, survival and major morbidity...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Chorioamnionitis--risk factor of cerebral palsy in fullterm infants]
    Henrik Hagberg
    Perinatalmedicinskt centrum, Kvinnokliniken, Sahlgrenska akademin, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset Ostra, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 101:2542. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Brain injury in preterm infants--what can the obstetrician do?
    Henrik Hagberg
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, East Hospital, 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Early Hum Dev 81:231-5. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-18 in cervical mucus and amniotic fluid: relationship to microbial invasion of the amniotic fluid, intra-amniotic inflammation and preterm delivery
    Bo Jacobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital East, Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 110:598-603. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Association between urinary tract infection, renal damage and birth size
    M Hellstrom
    Department of Radiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 90:628-31. 2001
    ..76 SDS) compared with both children who had renal damage and reflux (median weight, -0.01 SDS) and the reference population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Role of cytokines in preterm labour and brain injury
    Henrik Hagberg
    Perinatal Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    BJOG 112:16-8. 2005
    ..Recently, IL-18 in umbilical blood was shown to correlate with brain injury in preterm infants and IL-18 deficiency in mice decreases CNS vulnerability...
  33. ncbi request reprint Maternal fatalities, fetal and neonatal deaths related to motor vehicle crashes during pregnancy: a national population-based study
    Laura Kvarnstrand
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:946-52. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Disruption of interleukin-18, but not interleukin-1, increases vulnerability to preterm delivery and fetal mortality after intrauterine inflammation
    Xiaoyang Wang
    Perinatal Center, Department of Physiology, Goteborg University, Box 432, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden, and The Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, People s Republic of China
    Am J Pathol 169:967-76. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of intrauterine inflammation on the developing mouse brain
    Xiaoyang Wang
    Perinatal Center, Dept of Physiology, Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Brain Res 1144:180-5. 2007
    ..A high proportion of LPS-exposed brains were found affected and exhibited hypomyelination, enlarged ventricles, and in some cortical gray matter lesions were evident. None of these pathologies were detected in sham-treated animals...
  36. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis in early pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and small for gestational age, but not with spontaneous preterm birth: a population-based study on Danish women
    Poul Thorsen
    Department of Obsterics and Gynecology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:1-7. 2006
    ..To analyze the association between bacterial vaginosis (BV) in early pregnancy and preterm birth, low birth weight (LBW) and small for gestational age (SGA) in a Danish population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth in Sweden 1973-2001: rate, subgroups, and effect of changing patterns in multiple births, maternal age, and smoking
    Nils Halvdan Morken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:558-65. 2005
    ..Furthermore, describe the proportion of spontaneous and indicated preterm births and assess risk factors for the subgroups of preterm birth during the period from 1991 to 2001...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of blood sample handling procedures on measurable inflammatory markers in plasma, serum and dried blood spot samples
    Kristin Skogstrand
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Immunol Methods 336:78-84. 2008
    ..Effects of different handling procedures for all markers studied are given. DBSS proved to be a robust and convenient way to handle samples for immunoassay analysis of inflammatory markers in whole blood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth and onset of delivery: a nationwide population-based study of preterm infants
    Nils Halvdan Morken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:154-61. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to assess whether deviations from normal fetal growth are associated with spontaneous preterm delivery...
  40. pmc Spontaneous preterm delivery in primiparous women at low risk in Denmark: population based study
    Jens Langhoff-Roos
    Juliane Marie Centre, Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:937-9. 2006
    ..To construct a standard population at low risk (white European, 20-40 years of age, with a singleton spontaneous pregnancy) and describe the changes in this population so that time trends can be compared internationally...
  41. ncbi request reprint The joint effect of vaginal Ureaplasma urealyticum and bacterial vaginosis on adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Ida Vogel
    NANEA at Department for Epidemiology, Institute for Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:778-85. 2006
    ..To examine associations of vaginal Ureaplasma urealyticum (UU) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) with preterm delivery (PTD), small for gestational age (SGA), and low birth weight (LBW)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Group B streptococcal carriage in Sweden: a national study on risk factors for mother and infant colonisation
    Stellan Håkansson
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:50-8. 2008
    ..To study group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in parturients and infants in relation to obstetric outcome and to define serotypes and antibiotic resistance in GBS isolates acquired...
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: a population-based study on Danish women
    Poul Thorsen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:906-11. 2006
    ..No larger population-based study of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy has previously been available. The objective of this study was to examine risk factors for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of preterm children according to type of delivery onset: a nationwide population-based study
    Nils Halvdan Morken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:458-64. 2007
    ..In conclusion, spontaneous preterm birth and iatrogenic preterm birth are associated with different paediatric outcomes...
  45. pmc Acquisition and elimination of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy: a Danish population-based study
    Ida Vogel
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2006:94646. 2006
    ..the aim was to examine factors associated with acquisition and elimination of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Changed attitudes and increased control is necessary to reduce sick listing]
    Bo Jacobsson
    Lakartidningen 101:608. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint [Unexpected out-of-hospital deliveries--experiences from the Gothenburg area. Centralized obstetrical care requires competent ambulance staff]
    Berit Haglund Aladdin
    Kvinnokliniken, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset Ostra, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 101:3148-50. 2004
    ..Basic knowledge in obstetrics is mandatory for the ambulance personnel, as well as regular observation visits to the delivery ward and practice in birth simulators...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in key candidate genes for spontaneous preterm birth: TNF-alpha and its receptors
    Ramkumar Menon
    The Perinatal Research Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Hum Hered 62:107-18. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to examine genetic differences between African-Americans and European Americans for single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in candidate genes for PTB...
  49. ncbi request reprint Genetic epidemiologic studies of preterm birth: guidelines for research
    Craig E Pennell
    School of Women s and Infants Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:107-18. 2007
    ..This article is the product of discussions initiated by the authors at the 3rd International Workshop on Biomarkers and Preterm Birth held at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, in March 2005...
  50. ncbi request reprint Proposed definition and classification of cerebral palsy, April 2005
    Martin Bax
    Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:571-6. 2005
    ..The Executive Committee presents this revision and welcomes substantive comments about it...
  51. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in amniotic fluid concentrations of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and soluble TNF receptors in spontaneous preterm birth
    Ramkumar Menon
    Perinatal Research Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:533.e1-10. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the inflammatory cytokine, tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha and soluble TNF receptor concentrations (sTNFR1 and sTNFR2) in the amniotic fluid of black and white women at delivery...
  52. ncbi request reprint A report: the definition and classification of cerebral palsy April 2006
    Peter Rosenbaum
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol Suppl 109:8-14. 2007
    ..The Executive Committee presents this report with the intent of providing a common conceptualization of CP for use by a broad international audience...
  53. pmc Preterm delivery in primiparous women at low risk: Preterm birth or delivery? Study authors suggest new terms
    Ida Vogel
    BMJ 332:1094. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint Multilocus interactions at maternal tumor necrosis factor-alpha, tumor necrosis factor receptors, interleukin-6 and interleukin-6 receptor genes predict spontaneous preterm labor in European-American women
    Ramkumar Menon
    The Perinatal Research Center, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1616-24. 2006
    ..In this study we examine the allelic and genotypic variations and the gene-gene interactions in the TNF-alpha, TNFRs, IL-6, and IL-6R genes in maternal DNA samples by using a case-control model...