Kenneth J Leveno

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Second-stage labor: how long is too long?
    Kenneth J Leveno
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:484-9. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Decreased preterm births in an inner-city public hospital
    Kenneth J Leveno
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:578-84. 2009
  3. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
  4. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A hospital-sponsored quality improvement study of pain management after cesarean delivery
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1341-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:814-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications111 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Second-stage labor: how long is too long?
    Kenneth J Leveno
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:484-9. 2016
    ..Indeed, the evidence suggests quite the opposite. We suggest that when infant safety is at stake the evidence should be robust before a new clinical road is taken. The evidence is not robust. ..
  2. doi request reprint Decreased preterm births in an inner-city public hospital
    Kenneth J Leveno
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:578-84. 2009
    ..To examine preterm births among African-American and Hispanic women who delivered at an inner-city public hospital in the context of contemporaneously increasing rates in the United States...
  3. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between elective cesarean delivery at term (37 weeks of gestation or longer) but before 39 weeks of gestation and neonatal outcomes...
  4. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery after a trial of operative vaginal delivery with those in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery without such an attempt...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether maternal obesity is associated with pulmonary and nonpulmonary pregnancy complications in asthmatic women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes when primary cesarean delivery is performed in the second stage of labor compared with the first stage...
  7. ncbi request reprint A hospital-sponsored quality improvement study of pain management after cesarean delivery
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1341-6. 2004
    ..We undertook this study to systematically assess prevailing pain management regimes used at our hospital in women after cesarean delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate whether midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is associated with an increased risk of subsequent preterm delivery...
  9. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of change in infant birth weight between pregnancies on the outcome of a trial of labor for women whose first cesarean delivery was performed for dystocia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:814-9. 2007
    ..To estimate success rates and risks with a trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation compared with one previous cesarean delivery for a singleton pregnancy...
  11. pmc Influence of maternal asthma and asthma severity on newborn morphometry
    Julie S Moldenhauer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:145-9. 2010
    ..To determine if maternal asthma or asthma severity affects newborn morphometry...
  12. doi request reprint An analysis of second-stage labor beyond 3 hours in nulliparous women
    April T Bleich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:717-22. 2012
    ..To analyze outcomes after second-stage labor beyond 3 hours and determine if prolonged second stages were intentional...
  13. pmc The impact of tobacco use on preterm premature rupture of the membranes
    Robert L Andres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:185-90. 2013
    ..To determine if tobacco use increases the incidence of preterm premature rupture of the membranes (pPROM) or alters perinatal outcomes after pPROM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inhibin-A and superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:232-6. 2003
    ..To determine if maternal serum inhibin-A can be used as a marker for subsequent development of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery
    Judith U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:125-33. 2006
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  16. pmc Bone metabolism in fetuses of pregnant women exposed to single and multiple courses of corticosteroids
    Linda Fonseca
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:38-44. 2009
    ..To estimate the effect of single and recurrent doses of antenatal corticosteroids on fetal bone metabolism...
  17. pmc Vitamins C and E to prevent complications of pregnancy-associated hypertension
    James M Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1282-91. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of antioxidant supplementation with vitamins C and E, initiated early in pregnancy, on the risk of serious adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes related to pregnancy-associated hypertension...
  18. pmc Maternal insulin resistance and preeclampsia
    John C Hauth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:327.e1-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether mid-trimester insulin resistance is associated with subsequent preeclampsia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Labor analgesia and cesarean delivery: an individual patient meta-analysis of nulliparous women
    Shiv K Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9068, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:142-8; discussion 6A. 2004
    ..The primary purpose in this meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of epidural analgesia during labor on the rate of cesarean delivery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids: evaluation of safety and efficacy
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:633-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if weekly corticosteroids improve neonatal outcome without undue harm...
  21. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Cesarean Registry: safety and efficacy of a trial of labor in preterm pregnancy after a prior cesarean delivery
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1119-26. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Fetal injury associated with cesarean delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:885-90. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence and type of fetal injury identified in women undergoing cesarean delivery...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship between resolution of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and spontaneous preterm birth in fetal fibronectin-positive women
    Israel Hendler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:488.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of persistent bacterial vaginosis (BV) on the occurrence of spontaneous preterm birth (SPB) in women who test positive for fetal fibronectin...
  24. pmc The frequency and complication rates of hysterectomy accompanying cesarean delivery
    Cynthia S Shellhaas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:224-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the frequency, indications, and complications of cesarean hysterectomy...
  25. pmc Second-stage labor duration in nulliparous women: relationship to maternal and perinatal outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:357.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess maternal and perinatal outcomes as a function of second-stage labor duration...
  26. pmc Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:693-701. 2009
    ..A prediction model for VBAC success, which incorporates factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses, adds to the predictive accuracy of a model that uses only factors available at a first prenatal visit...
  27. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and maternal perioperative outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:280-6. 2011
    ..We assessed whether delivery before 39 weeks is justifiable on the basis of decreased adverse maternal outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Perinatal significance of isolated maternal hypothyroxinemia identified in the first half of pregnancy
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1129-35. 2007
    ..To establish pregnancy-specific free thyroxine thresholds and to assess perinatal effects associated with isolated maternal hypothyroxinemia identified in the first half of pregnancy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and pregnancy outcomes
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:239-45. 2005
    ..We undertook this prospective thyroid screening study to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with elevated thyrotropin (thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH) and normal free thyroxine levels...
  30. ncbi request reprint Decision-to-incision times and maternal and infant outcomes
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:6-11. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
    ..To examine maternal and infant outcomes after a vaginal delivery of twin A and a cesarean delivery of twin B, and to identify whether the second twin experienced increased short-term morbidity as part of a combined route of delivery...
  32. doi request reprint An immunologic basis for placental insufficiency in fetal growth restriction
    Laura G Greer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:533-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether chronic villitis, an immunologic disease of the placenta, was related to fetal growth restriction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Plasma CRH measurement at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation does not predict preterm delivery in women at high-risk for preterm delivery
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of a single second-trimester plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone measurement as a marker for preterm delivery in women at high risk for preterm delivery...
  34. pmc Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:30.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a model that predicts individual-specific risk of uterine rupture during an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery...
  35. pmc Activity restriction among women with a short cervix
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1181-6. 2013
    ..To estimate determinants of and outcomes associated with activity restriction among women with a short cervix...
  36. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia lengthens the Friedman active phase of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:46-50. 2002
    ..To estimate the effect of epidural analgesia on the Friedman labor curve...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean deliveries
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1226-32. 2006
    ..Our objective was to estimate the magnitude of increased maternal morbidity associated with increasing number of cesarean deliveries...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predicting macrosomia
    Jason A Pates
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 27:39-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prediction of fetal macrosomia based on ultrasound estimates of fetal weight and amniotic fluid volume combined with clinical risk factors...
  39. pmc Bone metabolism in pregnant women exposed to single compared with multiple courses of corticosteroids
    Mary A Carroll
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1352-8. 2008
    ..To compare markers of maternal bone metabolism between women who received a single compared with multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids...
  40. doi request reprint The prognosis for spontaneous labor in women with uncomplicated term pregnancies: implications for cesarean delivery on maternal request
    Kevin C Worley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:812-6. 2009
    ..To assess the prognosis for vaginal delivery in women with entirely normal pregnancies who began spontaneous labor at term...
  41. pmc Association of fetal inflammation and coagulation pathway gene polymorphisms with neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years
    Erin A S Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:83.e1-83.e10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between fetal inflammation and coagulation gene single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years...
  42. doi request reprint Calculated blood loss in severe obstetric hemorrhage and its relation to body mass index
    Jennifer S Hernandez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75235 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:557-60. 2012
    ..To evaluate total calculated blood loss at the time of severe obstetric hemorrhage...
  43. doi request reprint Neonatal effects of magnesium sulfate given to the mother
    Mina Abbassi-Ghanavati
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:795-9. 2012
    ..Although adverse effects and toxicity of magnesium in pregnant women are well known, the fetal-neonatal effects of magnesium are less clear. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of magnesium on the newborn infant...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective observational study of domestic violence during pregnancy
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:61-5. 2005
    ..To assess whether women reporting domestic violence are at increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Uterine contractions preceding labor
    Jason A Pates
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:566-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether 12 contractions in 1 hour is a meaningful signal that spontaneous labor has begun or is imminent...
  46. ncbi request reprint The significance of antiphospholipid antibodies in pregnant women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 21:275-9. 2004
    ..The significance of such antibodies in this particular group of patients can only be resolved with a large multicenter study...
  47. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between chorioamnionitis and its duration to adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization for women with arrested preterm labor: a randomized trial
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:14-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether hospitalization of women with arrested preterm labor has an effect on delivery at 36 weeks or greater when compared with women discharged home...
  49. ncbi request reprint Thyroid-stimulating hormone in singleton and twin pregnancy: importance of gestational age-specific reference ranges
    Jodi S Dashe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:753-7. 2005
    ..To estimate a normal reference range for thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) at each point in gestation in singleton and twin pregnancies...
  50. doi request reprint Weekly compared with daily blood glucose monitoring in women with diet-treated gestational diabetes
    J Seth Hawkins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1307-12. 2009
    ..To estimate whether daily blood glucose self-monitoring reduces macrosomia when compared with weekly office testing in women with gestational diabetes...
  51. pmc Urodynamic indices and pelvic organ prolapse quantification 3 months after vaginal delivery in primiparous women
    Clifford Y Wai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1293-8. 2011
    ..This study aims to describe multichannel urodynamic indices and pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) in primiparous women 3 months after vaginal delivery...
  52. doi request reprint Defining uterine tachysystole: how much is too much?
    Robert D Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:290.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to determine if uterine tachysystole, ≥ 6 contractions per 10 minutes, within the first 4 hours of labor induction, is associated with adverse infant outcomes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hyperthyroidism and pregnancy outcomes
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:337-41. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with suppressed thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and normal free thyroxine (fT(4)) levels...
  54. ncbi request reprint Obstetric antecedents for postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1655-62. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate prospectively the association between selected obstetric antecedents and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction in primiparous women up to 7 months after childbirth...
  55. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic cervical length and risk of hemorrhage in pregnancies with placenta previa
    Irene A Stafford
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:595-600. 2010
    ..To estimate the relationship between cervical length and hemorrhage leading to preterm delivery in women with placenta previa...
  56. doi request reprint Oral misoprostol for labor augmentation: a randomized controlled trial
    April T Bleich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1255-60. 2011
    ..To estimate the efficacy of oral misoprostol for labor augmentation...
  57. doi request reprint Placental pathology suggesting that preeclampsia is more than one disease
    David B Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:66.e1-7. 2014
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the placental pathology in women with preeclampsia occurring at varying gestational ages...
  58. doi request reprint Neonatal mortality and morbidity rates in late preterm births compared with births at term
    Donald D McIntire
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:35-41. 2008
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes after orthopedic trauma
    Lisa K Cannada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 69:694-8; discussion 698. 2010
    ..This study was performed to determine the effects of orthopedic trauma on pregnancy outcomes in pregnant trauma patients...
  60. pmc A randomized trial of birthing with and without stirrups
    Marlene M Corton
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:133.e1-5. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether bed delivery without stirrups reduces the incidence of perineal lacerations compared with delivery in stirrups...
  61. doi request reprint Effects of magnesium sulfate on preterm fetal cerebral blood flow using Doppler analysis: a randomized controlled trial
    Diane M Twickler
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:21-5. 2010
    ..To estimate the effects of maternal administration of magnesium sulfate on the fetal middle cerebral artery using Doppler...
  62. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate versus theophylline for moderate asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:737-44. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate to oral theophylline for the prevention of asthma exacerbation(s) requiring medical intervention...
  63. ncbi request reprint Timing of birth after spontaneous onset of labor
    Peggy J Mancuso
    College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:653-6. 2004
    ..To describe naturally occurring birth patterns in low-risk women with singleton gestations and spontaneous onset of labor at term...
  64. doi request reprint The impact of ambient operating room temperature on neonatal and maternal hypothermia and associated morbidities: a randomized controlled trial
    Elaine L Duryea
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 214:505.e1-7. 2016
    ..Various methods to decrease the rates of neonatal and maternal hypothermia have been examined and found to have varying levels of success...
  65. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effects of epidural and meperidine analgesia during labor on fetal heart rate
    James B Hill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:333-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the effects of initiation of epidural analgesia on fetal heart rate (FHR) patterns compared with intravenous meperidine analgesia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Regional analgesia and progress of labor
    Shiv K Sharma
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:633-45. 2003
  67. doi request reprint Glyburide in Women With Mild Gestational Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Obstet Gynecol 126:303-9. 2015
    ..To evaluate whether the addition of glyburide to diet therapy modifies pregnancy outcomes in women with mild gestational diabetes...
  68. doi request reprint A randomized trial of the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on epidural-related fever in labor
    Shiv K Sharma
    From the Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Pathology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Anesth Analg 118:604-10. 2014
    ..We investigated whether antibiotic prophylaxis before epidural placement decreases the rate of epidural-related fever...
  69. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine plasma concentration levels for the prediction of preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:574-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate prospectively midtrimester homocysteine concentration levels for the prediction of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension...
  70. ncbi request reprint Selective magnesium sulfate prophylaxis for the prevention of eclampsia in women with gestational hypertension
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:826-32. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence of eclampsia in women with mild gestational hypertension when only women with severe gestational hypertension are given magnesium sulfate prophylaxis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disease in pregnancy
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1283-92. 2006
    ..Postpartum thyroiditis requiring thyroxine replacement has been reported in 2% to 5% of women. Most women will return to the euthyroid state within 12 months...
  72. doi request reprint Diet-treated gestational diabetes mellitus: comparison of early vs routine diagnosis
    J Seth Hawkins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:287.e1-6. 2008
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  73. doi request reprint Clinical significance of borderline amniotic fluid index and oligohydramnios in preterm pregnancy
    Loren N Petrozella
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:338-42. 2011
    ..To estimate pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in women with decreased amniotic fluid index (AFI) between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation, compared with outcomes in those with normal AFI...
  74. doi request reprint A prospective study of postpartum depression in 17 648 parturients
    David B Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:1155-61. 2013
    ..To assess perinatal antecedents to postpartum depression (PPD)...
  75. doi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound for detection of sphincter defects following childbirth
    Marlene M Corton
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:627-35. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the rates of sonographically detected anal sphincter defects within 72 h of childbirth and to evaluate intra- and interobserver agreement using three-dimensional (3-D) endoanal sonography data...
  76. doi request reprint The diagnosis and natural history of false preterm labor
    Tamara T Chao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1301-8. 2011
    ..To estimate the natural history of pregnancies in women who present with preterm labor symptoms and who are sent home with a diagnosis of false labor...
  77. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging pelvimetry and the prediction of labor dystocia
    Michael V Zaretsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:919-26. 2005
    ..To study whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pelvimetry has the ability to identify those women who require cesarean delivery for labor dystocia...
  78. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of coached versus uncoached maternal pushing during the second stage of labor
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:10-3. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare obstetrical outcomes associated with coached versus uncoached pushing during the second stage of labor...
  79. doi request reprint Metabolic Acidemia in Live Births at 35 Weeks of Gestation or Greater
    Jamie L Morgan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Obstet Gynecol 126:279-83. 2015
    ..To estimate the incidence of metabolic acidemia and assess its association with a variety of obstetric complications in a large cohort of singleton live births at 35 weeks of gestation or greater...
  80. ncbi request reprint Umbilical vein interleukin-6 levels correlate with the severity of placental inflammation and gestational age
    Beverly Barton Rogers
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hum Pathol 33:335-40. 2002
    ..In conclusion, umbilical venous IL6 levels correlate with the severity of acute placental inflammation, with greater IL6 elevations in term infants compared to preterm infants until the inflammation becomes severe...
  81. ncbi request reprint Ruptured membranes at term: randomized, double-blind trial of oral misoprostol for labor induction
    Julie Y Lo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:685-9. 2003
    ..To determine if oral misoprostol can replace oxytocin for labor stimulation in women with ruptured membranes at term and without evidence of labor...
  82. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of mild malformations and dysplasias
    Erin L Koster
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:363-6. 2003
    ..To estimate whether women delivering infants with mild malformations are at increased risk to have a subsequent infant with a mild malformation...
  83. doi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision procedure and risk of preterm birth
    Claudia L Werner
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:605-8. 2010
    ..To examine whether preterm birth is related to the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) itself or intrinsic to the women undergoing the procedure...
  84. doi request reprint The rate of preterm birth in the United States is affected by the method of gestational age assignment
    Elaine L Duryea
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 213:231.e1-5. 2015
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  85. doi request reprint A revised birth weight reference for the United States
    Elaine L Duryea
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Obstet Gynecol 124:16-22. 2014
    ..To generate birth weight curves based on the obstetric estimate of gestational age as specified in the revised 2003 U.S. birth certificate...
  86. doi request reprint Relationship of the length of the first stage of labor to the length of the second stage
    David B Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:27-32. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relationship between the lengths of the first and second stages of labor...
  87. ncbi request reprint Cesarean delivery: a randomized trial of epidural analgesia versus intravenous meperidine analgesia during labor in nulliparous women
    Shiv K Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9068, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:546-51. 2002
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Prevention of neonatal group B streptococcal disease: A combined intrapartum and neonatal protocol
    George D Wendel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:618-26. 2002
    ..We sought to assess the efficacy of a clinical protocol to reduce the incidence of early-onset neonatal group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection...
  89. ncbi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of corticosteroids for hyperemesis due to pregnancy
    Nicole P Yost
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1250-4. 2003
    ..Corticosteroids are commonly used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy-induced emesis and might prove useful in hyperemesis gravidarum...
  90. doi request reprint Whole blood in the management of hypovolemia due to obstetric hemorrhage
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1320-6. 2009
    ..To study the use of blood products including whole blood, for the management of obstetric hemorrhage requiring transfusion...
  91. ncbi request reprint Maternal diabetes mellitus and infant malformations
    Jeanne S Sheffield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:925-30. 2002
    ..To investigate the effects of pregestational, as opposed to gestational, diabetes on infant malformations...
  92. ncbi request reprint Inhibin-A levels and severity of hypertensive disorders due to pregnancy
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:140-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate the use of 3rd trimester inhibin-A levels as an adjunct to assess severity of hypertensive disorders due to pregnancy in women evaluated for preeclampsia...
  93. ncbi request reprint Sexual intercourse association with asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis treatment in relationship to preterm birth
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1277-82. 2002
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  94. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid use in special circumstances: preterm ruptured membranes, hypertension, fetal growth restriction, multiple fetuses
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 9032, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:150-60. 2003
  95. ncbi request reprint Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2379-85. 2003
    ..The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery...
  96. ncbi request reprint Asthma morbidity during pregnancy can be predicted by severity classification
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:283-8. 2003
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  97. ncbi request reprint Asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:5-12. 2004
    ..The primary hypothesis was that moderate or severe asthmatics would have an increased incidence of delivery at <32 weeks of gestation compared with nonasthmatic controls...
  98. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  99. ncbi request reprint Is bacterial vaginosis a stronger risk factor for preterm birth when it is diagnosed earlier in gestation?
    Mark A Klebanoff
    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 192:470-7. 2005
    ..However, this contention is based on small numbers of women...
  100. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit cesarean registry: trial of labor with a twin gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:135-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the success rates and risks in women with a twin pregnancy who attempt a trial of labor after cesarean delivery...
  101. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...