Joseph R Biggio

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: is 15q26.1-26.2 a candidate locus?
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, OHB 450, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 126:183-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal open spina bifida: a natural history of disease progression in utero
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Prenat Diagn 24:287-9. 2004
  3. pmc Fetal anomalies in obese women: the contribution of diabetes
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:290-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint First trimester ultrasound screening for fetal aneuploidy and middle cerebral artery Doppler assessment for fetal alloimmunization
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 17:713-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Trisomy 18: A survey of opinions, attitudes, and practices of neonatologists
    Adam P Jacobs
    School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Med Genet A 170:2638-43. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Effect of corticosteroid interval on markers of inflammation in spontaneous preterm birth
    Akila Subramaniam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:379.e1-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Medication effects on midtrimester maternal serum screening
    Dawn M Pekarek
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:622.e1-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1113-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Obesity and Neonatal Cord Blood Gas Results at Cesarean: Effect of Intraoperative Blood Pressure
    Mark F Powell
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol . 2016
  10. doi request reprint Midtrimester Cervicovaginal Microbiota: Identification of Microbial Variations Associated with Puerperal Infection at Term
    Akila Subramaniam
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:1165-75. 2016

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  1. ncbi request reprint Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: is 15q26.1-26.2 a candidate locus?
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, OHB 450, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 126:183-5. 2004
    ..One member of this gene family, MEF2A, maps to 15q26. We propose that this region is a candidate locus for diaphragmatic hernia and future investigations should examine the role of MEF2A in diaphragm formation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fetal open spina bifida: a natural history of disease progression in utero
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Prenat Diagn 24:287-9. 2004
    ..To determine the natural history of the prenatal development of ventriculomegaly and talipes in fetuses with open spina bifida...
  3. pmc Fetal anomalies in obese women: the contribution of diabetes
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:290-6. 2010
    ..To examine temporal changes in maternal weight and the association with major structural anomalies and other factors, such as diabetes, in our primary obstetric population...
  4. ncbi request reprint First trimester ultrasound screening for fetal aneuploidy and middle cerebral artery Doppler assessment for fetal alloimmunization
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 17:713-9. 2005
    ..Two disorders in which this has been most applied are fetal aneuploidy and alloimmunization to red blood cell antigens...
  5. doi request reprint Trisomy 18: A survey of opinions, attitudes, and practices of neonatologists
    Adam P Jacobs
    School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Med Genet A 170:2638-43. 2016
    ..The attitudes toward and management of infants affected with trisomy 18 seem to be largely driven by parental attitudes and wishes. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  6. doi request reprint Effect of corticosteroid interval on markers of inflammation in spontaneous preterm birth
    Akila Subramaniam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:379.e1-6. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate whether the time interval from corticosteroid administration to delivery is associated with variations in inflammatory/infectious markers in women with spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB)...
  7. doi request reprint Medication effects on midtrimester maternal serum screening
    Dawn M Pekarek
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:622.e1-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether medication classes are associated with alterations in concentrations of Quad screen analytes or the screen-positive rate...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1113-9. 2007
    ..There is a paucity of studies of outcomes in carriers of hemoglobin C. We examined the prevalence of hemoglobin C and S carrier status (Hb AC and Hb AS, respectively) and their effect on pregnancy outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Obesity and Neonatal Cord Blood Gas Results at Cesarean: Effect of Intraoperative Blood Pressure
    Mark F Powell
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol . 2016
    ..Relative hypotension after spinal anesthesia is more pronounced with increasing BMI and may explain this effect...
  10. doi request reprint Midtrimester Cervicovaginal Microbiota: Identification of Microbial Variations Associated with Puerperal Infection at Term
    Akila Subramaniam
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:1165-75. 2016
    ..This finding may represent a potential method to identify women at an increased risk of puerperal infection. ..
  11. pmc Vaginal Microbiota in Pregnancy: Evaluation Based on Vaginal Flora, Birth Outcome, and Race
    Akila Subramaniam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:401-8. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate vaginal microbiota differences by bacterial vaginosis (BV), birth timing, and race, and to estimate parameters to power future vaginal microbiome studies...
  12. doi request reprint Wound morbidity with staples compared with suture for cesarean skin closure by diabetic status
    Joseph L Fitzwater
    a Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 29:279-82. 2016
    ..To determine if the risk of post-cesarean wound morbidity in patients undergoing staple versus suture closure is modified by diabetic status...
  13. doi request reprint The association of maternal obesity with fetal pH and base deficit at cesarean delivery
    Rodney K Edwards
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:262-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association between maternal body mass index (BMI) and umbilical cord acid-base status at the time of cesarean delivery...
  14. doi request reprint Early severe hypoalbuminemia is an independent risk factor for intestinal failure in gastroschisis
    Christopher W Snyder
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 0011, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1155-8. 2011
    ..This study attempted to evaluate the association of early hypoalbuminemia with the risk of intestinal failure in gastroschisis patients...
  15. doi request reprint Epidural use and clinical chorioamnionitis among women who delivered vaginally
    Adi Abramovici
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 31:1009-14. 2014
    ..We evaluated the association between chorioamnionitis, histologic placental findings, and intrapartum factors focusing on epidural use...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for wound disruption following cesarean delivery
    Akila Subramaniam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:1237-40. 2014
    ..Risk factors for post-cesarean wound infection, but not disruption, are well-described in the literature. The primary objective of this study was to identify risk factors for non-infectious post-cesarean wound disruption...
  17. pmc Risk factors for uterine atony/postpartum hemorrhage requiring treatment after vaginal delivery
    Luisa A Wetta
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:51.e1-6. 2013
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for uterine atony or hemorrhage...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of Interval between Screening and Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes on Pregnancy Outcomes
    Anne M Siegel
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol . 2016
    ..b>Conclusion Increasing time interval between screening and diagnosis may not negatively affect maternal or perinatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by GDM...
  19. pmc Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with 1-Hour Glucose Challenge Test ≥ 200 mg/dL
    Nana Ama Ankumah
    Center of Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:490-4. 2016
    ..We hypothesize that a 1-hour GCT ≥ 200 mg/dL is associated with worse pregnancy outcomes as compared with a GCT 135 to 199 mg/dL with positive GTT...
  20. pmc Baseline Renal Function Tests and Adverse Outcomes in Pregnant Patients With Chronic Hypertension
    Spencer G Kuper
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Obstet Gynecol 128:93-103. 2016
    ..To examine the relationship between baseline renal function tests in pregnant patients with chronic hypertension and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  21. pmc The Performance of First-Trimester Anatomy Scan: A Decision Analysis
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:957-65. 2016
    ..Discussion In high-risk populations, a first-trimester US in addition to a second-trimester US may be a beneficial approach to detecting anomalies. ..
  22. doi request reprint Is low-dose aspirin therapy to prevent preeclampsia more efficacious in non-obese women or when initiated early in pregnancy?
    Jessica A Cantu
    a Center for Women s Reproductive Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 28:1128-32. 2015
    ..We explored whether low-dose aspirin (LDA) is more effective in women at increased risk when initiated before 16 weeks' gestation or given to non-obese women...
  23. doi request reprint Trisomy 18: A single-center evaluation of management trends and experience with aggressive obstetric or neonatal intervention
    Akila Subramaniam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Med Genet A 170:838-46. 2016
    ..90). There was similarly no difference in neonatal survival based on mode of delivery (P = 0.79). Survival of infants with T18 is not improved with aggressive obstetric or neonatal care...
  24. doi request reprint Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction to Assess Response to Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis and Risk of Preterm Birth
    Adi Abramovici
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 32:1119-25. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) bacterial load measurement is a valid method to assess response to treatment of bacterial vaginosis and risk of preterm birth in pregnant women...
  25. doi request reprint Nulliparous Women in the Second Stage of Labor: Changes in Delivery Outcomes Between Two Cohorts From 2000 and 2011
    Joseph L Fitzwater
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Obstet Gynecol 126:81-6. 2015
    ..To evaluate changes over the past decade in the mode of delivery and second-stage duration in nulliparous women...
  26. doi request reprint Higher-dose oxytocin to prevent obstetric hemorrhage at vaginal delivery-does duration of infusion matter?
    Akila Subramaniam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 31:1003-8. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether the duration of administration of oxytocin influences outcomes...
  27. pmc Assessing White's classification of pregestational diabetes in a contemporary diabetic population
    Stevie N Bennett
    The Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Obstet Gynecol 125:1217-23. 2015
    ..To assess the validity of White's classification, including the role of chronic hypertension, in a contemporary diabetic population...
  28. pmc Is midtrimester vitamin D status associated with spontaneous preterm birth and preeclampsia?
    Luisa A Wetta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 31:541-6. 2014
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate whether midtrimester maternal vitamin D is associated with preeclampsia < 37 weeks or spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) < 35 weeks...
  29. pmc Surgical staples compared with subcuticular suture for skin closure after cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    Dana Figueroa
    Center of Women s Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:33-8. 2013
    ..To compare the risk of cesarean wound disruption or infection after closure with surgical staples compared with subcuticular suture...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of multidisciplinary prenatal care and delivery mode on gastroschisis outcomes
    Christopher W Snyder
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:86-9. 2011
    ..This study examined the effects of multidisciplinary prenatal care and delivery mode on gastroschisis outcomes, with adjustment for key confounding variables...
  31. pmc High-dose vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal misoprostol for midtrimester labor induction: a randomized trial
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1065-70. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy and side effects of a high-dose vaginal misoprostol regimen to concentrated intravenous oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal misoprostol for midtrimester labor induction...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of Gestational Weight Gain on Perinatal Outcomes in Obese Women
    Jennifer K Durst
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:849-55. 2016
    ..40, 95% CI: 1.94-2.96). Conclusions Obese women with excessive GWG had worse outcomes than women with GWG within recommendations. Limited GWG was associated with increased spontaneous preterm birth and SGA infants. ..
  33. pmc Gestational Age of Delivery in Pregnancies Complicated by Chronic Hypertension
    Lorie M Harper
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Obstet Gynecol 127:1101-9. 2016
    ..To identify the gestational age of planned delivery in pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension that minimizes the risk of perinatal death and severe adverse events...
  34. pmc Impact of Early Screening for Gestational Diabetes on Perinatal Outcomes in High-Risk Women
    Winston Y Hong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:758-64. 2016
    ..79, 95% CI 1.08-2.99). Conclusion We did not detect a benefit to early screening for women who met the criteria. The utility of early GDM screening requires evaluation in a prospective trial. ..
  35. pmc Evaluating gestational weight gain recommendations in pregestational diabetes
    Anne M Siegel
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 213:563.e1-5. 2015
    ..The Institute of Medicine (IOM) does not provide recommendations for gestational weight gain (GWG) specific to women with pregestational diabetes. We aimed to assess the impact of GWG outside the IOM recommendations on perinatal outcomes...
  36. pmc Examining the Starting Dose of Glyburide in Gestational Diabetes
    Angelica V Glover
    The Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:214-20. 2016
    ..Secondary maternal outcomes included time to blood glucose control, preeclampsia, and cesarean delivery. Secondary neonatal outcomes included macrosomia (>4,000 g), hypoglycemia (<40 mg/dL), shoulder dystocia, and preterm delivery...
  37. pmc The utility of ultrasound surveillance of fluid and growth in obese women
    Lorie M Harper
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:524.e1-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of ultrasound surveillance in obese women...
  38. doi request reprint Cervical conization and the risk of preterm delivery
    Kerri S Bevis
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:19-27. 2011
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  39. pmc Midtrimester amniotic fluid matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8) levels above the 90th percentile are a marker for subsequent preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:109-13. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether midtrimester amniotic fluid levels of matrix metalloproteinase-8 were associated with subsequent preterm premature rupture of membranes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency in pregnancy
    Patrick S Ramsey
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:357-9. 2005
    ..There is limited experience with the management of this condition in pregnancy. We report a case and management of a woman with CPT deficiency type II during pregnancy...
  41. doi request reprint Constitutional H19 hypermethylation in a patient with isolated cardiac tumor
    Maria Descartes
    Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2126-9. 2008
    ..Molecular findings characteristic of BWS have been reported in individuals with no or few associated features. We report on a child with isolated cardiac tumor and a constitutional H19 hypermethylation with none of the features of BWS...
  42. pmc Association of late-night carbohydrate intake with glucose tolerance among pregnant African American women
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 12:688-98. 2016
    ..If replicated, these results suggest that late-night carbohydrate intake may be a potential target for intervention to improve metabolic health of Ob women in late pregnancy. ..
  43. doi request reprint Prenatal Carrier Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    S Lindsay Wood
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 33:1211-7. 2016
    ..Cost-effectiveness and other barriers should be considered prior to large-scale adoption of more comprehensive genetic screening. ..
  44. pmc Ureaplasma infection-mediated release of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and PGP: a novel mechanism of preterm rupture of membranes and chorioamnionitis
    Charitharth V Lal
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Pediatr Res . 2016
    ..PGP release from collagen requires matrix metalloproteases (MMP-8/MMP-9) along with a serine protease, prolyl endopeptidase (PE)...
  45. pmc Pregnancy-Associated Hypertension in Glucose-Intolerant Pregnancy and Subsequent Metabolic Syndrome
    Madeline Murguia Rice
    George Washington University Biostatistics Center, Washington, DC the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, The University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, Columbia University, New York, New York, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, MetroHealth Medical Center Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, and the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 127:771-9. 2016
    ..To evaluate whether pregnancy-associated hypertension (preeclampsia or gestational hypertension) among women with varying degrees of glucose intolerance during pregnancy is associated with maternal metabolic syndrome 5-10 years later...
  46. pmc The institute of medicine guidelines for gestational weight gain after a diagnosis of gestational diabetes and pregnancy outcomes
    Lorie M Harper
    The Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Am J Perinatol 32:239-46. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of gestational weight gain outside the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations after the diagnosis of gestational diabetes (GDM) on perinatal outcomes...
  47. doi request reprint Cervical pessary use and preterm birth
    Luisa A Wetta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 57:607-15. 2014
    ..Larger scale randomized-controlled trials are warranted before incorporation of the pessary into standard obstetrical practice. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint An outcomes analysis of five prenatal screening strategies for trisomy 21 in women younger than 35 years
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:721-9. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the cost-effectiveness and procedural-related losses associated with 5 prenatal screening strategies for fetal aneuploidy in women under 35 years old...
  49. ncbi request reprint Fetal loss and sickle cell trait: a valid association? [corrected]
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:e18; author reply e18-9. 2007