Maged M Costantine

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Affiliation: University of Texas Medical Branch
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Safety and pharmacokinetics of pravastatin used for the prevention of preeclampsia in high-risk pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:720.e1-720.e17. 2016
  2. pmc Customized versus population approach for evaluation of fetal overgrowth
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:565-72. 2013
  3. pmc Population versus customized fetal growth norms and adverse outcomes in an intrapartum cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:335-41. 2013
  4. pmc Association of polymorphisms in neuroprotection and oxidative stress genes and neurodevelopmental outcomes after preterm birth
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:542-50. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The first cesarean: role of "fetal distress" diagnosis
    Maged M Costantine
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:379-83. 2012
  6. pmc Umbilical cord blood biomarkers of neurologic injury and the risk of cerebral palsy or infant death
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 29:917-22. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate and neuroprotection in preterm infants
    Maged M Costantine
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:351-66, xi. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Does information available at delivery improve the accuracy of predicting vaginal birth after cesarean? Validation of the published models in an independent patient cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:293-8. 2011
  9. pmc Transgenerational effect of fetal programming on vascular phenotype and reactivity in endothelial nitric oxide synthase knockout mouse model
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:250.e1-7. 2008
  10. pmc Effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate on neuroprotection and mortality in preterm infants: a meta-analysis
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:354-64. 2009

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  1. pmc Safety and pharmacokinetics of pravastatin used for the prevention of preeclampsia in high-risk pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:720.e1-720.e17. 2016
    ..However, human trials are lacking...
  2. pmc Customized versus population approach for evaluation of fetal overgrowth
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:565-72. 2013
    ..To compare the ability of customized versus normalized population fetal growth norms in identifying neonates at risk for adverse perinatal outcomes (APOs) associated with fetal overgrowth and gestational diabetes (GDM)...
  3. pmc Population versus customized fetal growth norms and adverse outcomes in an intrapartum cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:335-41. 2013
    ..To compare population versus customized fetal growth norms in identifying neonates at risk for adverse outcomes (APO) associated with small for gestational age (SGA)...
  4. pmc Association of polymorphisms in neuroprotection and oxidative stress genes and neurodevelopmental outcomes after preterm birth
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:542-50. 2012
    ..To estimate the associations between polymorphisms in neuronal homeostasis, neuroprotection, and oxidative stress candidate genes and neurodevelopmental disability...
  5. doi request reprint The first cesarean: role of "fetal distress" diagnosis
    Maged M Costantine
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:379-83. 2012
    ..To be realistic in any attempt to lower the current cesarean rate, we must address the inherent limitations in our current EFM methods...
  6. pmc Umbilical cord blood biomarkers of neurologic injury and the risk of cerebral palsy or infant death
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 29:917-22. 2011
    ..In conclusion, cord blood S100B level may be associated with CP, but this association was not significant after controlling for GA and MgSO(4) treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate and neuroprotection in preterm infants
    Maged M Costantine
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:351-66, xi. 2011
    ..More importantly. this benefit has been achieved without increasing the risk of perinatal mortality...
  8. doi request reprint Does information available at delivery improve the accuracy of predicting vaginal birth after cesarean? Validation of the published models in an independent patient cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:293-8. 2011
    ..We validated the proposed VBAC prediction model in an independent cohort. Incorporating information available at delivery improves its accuracy...
  9. pmc Transgenerational effect of fetal programming on vascular phenotype and reactivity in endothelial nitric oxide synthase knockout mouse model
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:250.e1-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the transgenerational effect of fetal vascular programming..
  10. pmc Effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate on neuroprotection and mortality in preterm infants: a meta-analysis
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:354-64. 2009
    ..To review the evidence regarding neuroprotective effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate...
  11. doi request reprint Using pravastatin to improve the vascular reactivity in a mouse model of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1-induced preeclampsia
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:114-20. 2010
    ..To estimate the effects of pravastatin on the altered vascular function in a mouse model of preeclampsia induced by overexpression of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1)...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of the prediction model for success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1029-33. 2009
    ..To validate a previously developed vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) prediction model using a patient cohort different than that from which it was derived...
  13. doi request reprint Population standards of birth weight underestimate fetal growth abnormalities in diabetic pregnancies
    Benjamin A Kase
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:147-52. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint The effect of prenatal pravastatin treatment on altered fetal programming of postnatal growth and metabolic function in a preeclampsia-like murine model
    Mollie McDonnold
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:542.e1-7. 2014
    ..Our aim was to characterize the effects of preeclampsia on fetal programming of adult growth and metabolic function, and evaluate the role of preventive pravastatin therapy, using a well characterized murine model...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of maternal body mass index on in vitro response to tocolytics in term myometrium
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:261.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the effect of body mass index (BMI) on in vitro response to tocolytics...
  16. pmc In vitro myometrial contractility profiles of different pharmacological agents used for induction of labor
    Giuseppe Chioss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:699-704. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of different pharmacological induction agents on myometrial contractility...
  17. doi request reprint Does preincubation with prostaglandin E1 or prostaglandin E2 enhance oxytocin-induced myometrial contractility in vitro?
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:649-54. 2013
    ..To determine if preincubation with prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) and E2 (PGE2) enhances oxytocin-induced myometrial contractility in vitro...
  18. pmc Effect of age and gender on the progression of adult vascular dysfunction in a mouse model of fetal programming lacking endothelial nitric oxide synthase
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TexasTX 77555, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 301:H297-305. 2011
    ..Our findings provide some hope that at least the first seven postnatal weeks may be an appropriate therapeutic window to prevent cardiovascular disease later in life...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of pravastatin on angiogenic and placental hypoxic imbalance in a mouse model of preeclampsia
    Antonio F Saad
    1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Reprod Sci 21:138-45. 2014
    ..Hence, Pra prevents the rise in circulating antiangiogenic factors in a mouse model of preeclampsia. Statins may represent a novel approach to prevention of preeclampsia. ..
  20. pmc The effects of prostaglandin E1 and prostaglandin E2 on in vitro myometrial contractility and uterine structure
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0144, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:615-22. 2012
    ..To estimate the effects of prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) and E2 (PGE2) on myometrial contractility and structure in vitro...
  21. pmc Effect of intrauterine fetal programming on response to postnatal shaker stress in endothelial nitric oxide knockout mouse model
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:301.e1-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether the intrauterine environment affects the postnatal vascular response to stress in a model of fetal programming induced by endothelial nitric oxide synthase deficiency...
  22. doi request reprint Excessive gestational weight gain in women with gestational and pregestational diabetes
    Benjamin A Kase
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:761-6. 2011
    ..56 to 2.35) and had similar associations with both pregestational DM and GDM. Although excessive GWG was common in our diabetic population, it was not associated with an increased rate of adverse perinatal outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of pravastatin on mediators of vascular function in a mouse model of soluble Fms-like tyrosine kinase-1-induced preeclampsia
    Karin A Fox
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:366.e1-5. 2011
    ..We sought to investigate the mechanisms of action by which pravastatin improves vascular reactivity in a mouse model of preeclampsia induced by overexpression of soluble Fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt)-1...
  24. doi request reprint High risk human papillomavirus at entry to prenatal care and risk of preeclampsia
    Mollie McDonnold
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:138.e1-5. 2014
    ..To determine the association between high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) and preeclampsia...
  25. doi request reprint Intervention for fetal distress among obstetricians, registered nurses, and residents: similarities, differences, and determining factors
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:809-17. 2011
    ..To explore the factors possibly associated with the intrapartum management of nonreassuring fetal status and the factors affecting the decision to expedite delivery for fetal distress among different obstetric health care providers...
  26. doi request reprint Does sildenafil citrate affect myometrial contractile response to nifedipine in vitro?
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:252.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that sildenafil citrate (SC) at low concentrations potentiates the tocolytic effects of nifedipine in vitro...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal Fructose Consumption Disrupts Brain Development of Offspring in a Murine Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Antonio F Saad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Am J Perinatol 33:1357-1364. 2016
    ..This is consistent with findings in human studies and supports the role of intrauterine factors in the etiology of autism...
  28. doi request reprint High-fructose diet in pregnancy leads to fetal programming of hypertension, insulin resistance, and obesity in adult offspring
    Antonio F Saad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 215:378.e1-6. 2016
    ..Consumption of fructose-rich diets in the United States is on the rise and thought to be associated with obesity and cardiometabolic diseases...
  29. pmc Fetal programming of blood pressure in a transgenic mouse model of altered intrauterine environment
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Physiol 594:7015-7025. 2016
    ..In utero or early postnatal life (< 7 weeks), before onset of hypertension, may represent a potential window for intervention to prevent future cardiovascular disorders...
  30. doi request reprint Can statins reduce the inflammatory response associated with preterm birth in an animal model?
    Sanmaan K Basraon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:224.e1-7. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the effect of statins on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced inflammatory response in a mouse model of preterm birth (PTB)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pravastatin Effects on Placental Prosurvival Molecular Pathways in a Mouse Model of Preeclampsia
    Antonio F Saad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Reprod Sci 23:1593-1599. 2016
    ..Our objective is to determine whether pravastatin treatment may be explained by its effects on apoptotic/survival pathways in the placenta...
  32. doi request reprint An update on the use of massive transfusion protocols in obstetrics
    Luis D Pacheco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:340-4. 2016
    ..The use of tranexamic acid, fibrinogen concentrates, and prothrombin complex concentrates has emerged as new potential alternative treatment strategies with improved safety profiles. ..
  33. doi request reprint Customized versus Population Fetal Growth Norms and Adverse Outcomes Associated with Small for Gestational Age Infants in a High-Risk Cohort
    Hind N Moussa
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
    Am J Perinatol 32:621-6. 2015
    ..To compare population versus customized fetal growth norms in identifying neonates at risk for adverse perinatal and neonatal outcomes (AOs) associated with small for gestational age (SGA) in high-risk women...
  34. pmc Maternal pravastatin prevents altered fetal brain development in a preeclamptic CD-1 mouse model
    Alissa R Carver
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e100873. 2014
    ..This study aims to localize the altered neuromotor programming in this animal model and to evaluate the role of pravastatin in its prevention...
  35. doi request reprint The role of massive transfusion protocols in obstetrics
    Luis D Pacheco
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:1-4. 2013
    ..Massive transfusion protocols involve the early utilization of blood products and limit the traditional approach of early massive crystalloid based resuscitation. The evidence behind hemostatic resuscitation is still limited...
  36. doi request reprint Timing of perioperative antibiotics for cesarean delivery: a metaanalysis
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:301.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to summarize the available evidence on timing of perioperative antibiotics for cesarean delivery...
  37. pmc Transplacental transfer and distribution of pravastatin
    Tatiana N Nanovskaya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:373.e1-5. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the bidirectional transfer of pravastatin across the dually perfused term human placental lobule and its distribution between the tissue and maternal and fetal circuits...
  38. doi request reprint Early versus Late Feeding after Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Antonio F Saad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Am J Perinatol 33:415-9. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate whether early feeding after cesarean delivery (CD) shortens the time to pass flatus and bowel movement...
  39. doi request reprint Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pregnant and Postpartum Women With H1N1-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Antonio F Saad
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany the Critical Care Research Group and the Prince Charles Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 127:241-7. 2016
    ..To assess available evidence regarding the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in pregnant and postpartum women with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) secondary to H1N1 infection...
  40. doi request reprint The Effect of Simvastatin on Infection-Induced Inflammatory Response of Human Fetal Membranes
    Sanmaan K Basraon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 74:54-61. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to test anti-inflammatory properties of simvastatin in human fetal membranes exposed to lipopolysaccharide (LPS)...
  41. doi request reprint Passive leg raising during pregnancy
    Nicole Ribeiro Marques
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Am J Perinatol 32:393-8. 2015
    ..To determine if passive leg raising (PLR) significantly increases cardiac output in a cohort of healthy pregnant women during the third trimester...
  42. doi request reprint Blunt versus sharp uterine incision expansion during low transverse cesarean delivery: a metaanalysis
    Antonio F Saad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:684.e1-11. 2014
    ..We sought to review and update available evidence regarding outcomes after cesarean delivery (CD) using blunt vs sharp expansion of the uterine incision...
  43. doi request reprint The effect of maternal pravastatin therapy on adverse sensorimotor outcomes of the offspring in a murine model of preeclampsia
    Alissa R Carver
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Drive, Galveston, TX 77555, USA Electronic address
    Int J Dev Neurosci 33:33-40. 2014
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Approximately one-third of medically indicated late preterm births are complicated by fetal growth restriction
    Carlos A Carreno
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:263.e1-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the frequency of fetal growth restriction (FGR) based on indication for late preterm birth (LPTB)...
  45. pmc Determinants of adherence to delayed-release doxylamine and pyridoxine in patients with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 34:569-73. 2012
    ..The authors' objective is to identify the determinants of adherence to delayed-release doxylamine-pyridoxine (Diclectin) in patients with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP)...
  46. doi request reprint Hyaluronidase modifies the biomechanical properties of the rat cervix and shortens the duration of labor independent of myometrial contractility
    Benjamin D Byers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:596.e1-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of intracervical hyaluronidase on the biomechanical properties of the cervix and on uterine contractility...
  47. doi request reprint Customized versus population-based growth charts to identify neonates at risk of adverse outcomes: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis of observational studies
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol . 2016
    ..To compare the effectiveness of customized versus population-based growth charts for prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  48. doi request reprint Management of ectopic parathyroid adenoma in pregnancy
    Antonio F Saad
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Division of Surgical Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
    Obstet Gynecol 124:478-80. 2014
    ..During pregnancy, management of refractory hypercalcemia secondary to a parathyroid adenoma must include prompt localization and excision of the mass, irrespective of gestational age...
  49. doi request reprint The role of human decay-accelerating factor in the pathogenesis of preterm labor
    Luis D Pacheco
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:565-70. 2011
    ..Furthermore, it appears that failure to elevate DAF expression is associated with a risk of early premature delivery...
  50. doi request reprint von Willebrand disease and pregnancy: a practical approach for the diagnosis and treatment
    Luis D Pacheco
    Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Surgical Critical Care, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:194-200. 2010
    ..Delayed postpartum hemorrhage may occur, despite adequate prophylaxis. Frequent monitoring and continued prophylaxis and/or treatment are recommended for at least 2 weeks after delivery...
  51. pmc Pravastatin for the prevention of preeclampsia in high-risk pregnant women
    Maged M Costantine
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas and Columbia University, New York, New York
    Obstet Gynecol 121:349-53. 2013
    ..gov)...
  52. doi request reprint "The More the Better" Paradox of Antenatal Ultrasound Examinations in Low-Risk Pregnancy
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Boulevard, Galveston, Texas
    Am J Perinatol 33:646-57. 2016
    ..1; 95% CI 1.2-14). Conclusions Multiple prenatal ultrasound examinations in low-risk obstetric populations appear to be an independent and potentially modifiable risk factor for cesarean deliveries. ..
  53. doi request reprint Mood disorders in pregnant women with thyroid dysfunction
    Sanmaan Basraon
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 54:506-14. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, this relationship between maternal thyroid dysfunction and perinatal depression is not well studied...
  54. pmc Review of NVP and HG and Early Pharmacotherapeutic Intervention
    Shannon M Clark
    Division of MFM, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Int 2012:252676. 2012
    ..A review of NVP and early pharmacotherapeutic management is presented due to the fact that NVP is largely undertreated, and investigations into the safe and effective pharmacotherapies available to treat NVP are lacking...