Dena R Towner
Affiliation: University of California
- Effect of mode of delivery in nulliparous women on neonatal intracranial injuryD Towner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis Sacramento 95817, USA
N Engl J Med 341:1709-14. 1999..Infants delivered by vacuum extraction or other operative techniques may be more likely to sustain major injuries than those delivered spontaneously, but the extent of the risk is unknown...
- Confined placental mosaicism for trisomy 14 and maternal uniparental disomy in association with elevated second trimester maternal serum human chorionic gonadotrophin and third trimester fetal growth restrictionD R Towner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Prenat Diagn 21:395-8. 2001..The present case again demonstrates the need to perform placental karyotype in unexplained fetal growth restriction...
- Prenatal ultrasound findings in a fetus with paternal uniparental disomy 14q12-qterD Towner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18:268-71. 2001..The combination of an abdominal wall defect with either increased nuchal translucency or skeletal abnormalities should prompt an investigation for uniparental disomy 14 even if the karyotype is normal...
- Operative vaginal delivery: a cause of birth injury or is it?Dena R Towner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:563-81. 2007..Evidence regarding inexperience and improper use as contributing to injury will also be explored...
- The timing of demise in fetuses with trisomy 21 and trisomy 18Rosa H Won
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Ob Gyn, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Prenat Diagn 25:608-11. 2005..We sought to determine if there was a pattern for timing of demise and to determine if demise was more likely to occur before viability in fetuses with amniocentesis confirmed trisomy 18 or 21...
- Increased incidence of cardiac anomalies in pregnancies complicated by gastroschisisLiza H Kunz
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1248-52. 2005..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of congenital heart defects (CHD) in infants with gastroschisis...
- Cervical length measurements in pregnancy are longer when measured with three-dimensional transvaginal ultrasoundD Towner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 16:167-70. 2004..To compare cervical length measurements obtained by transvaginal two-dimensional (2D) and transvaginal three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound...