Dwight J Rouse

Summary

Affiliation: Women and Infants' Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Progestogens to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies: an individual participant data meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Ewoud Schuit
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:13. 2012
  2. pmc Failed labor induction: toward an objective diagnosis
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:267-72. 2011
  3. pmc Glycemic characteristics and neonatal outcomes of women treated for mild gestational diabetes
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:819-27. 2011
  4. 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
  5. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
  6. pmc Frequency of and factors associated with severe maternal morbidity
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Columbia University, New York, New York, The University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, and the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina the George Washington University Biostatistics Center, Washington, DC and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 123:804-10. 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Progestogens to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies: an individual participant data meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Ewoud Schuit
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:13. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Failed labor induction: toward an objective diagnosis
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:267-72. 2011
    ..To evaluate maternal and perinatal outcomes in women undergoing labor induction with an unfavorable cervix according to duration of oxytocin administration in the latent phase of labor after ruptured membranes...
  3. pmc Glycemic characteristics and neonatal outcomes of women treated for mild gestational diabetes
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:819-27. 2011
    ..To estimate the association between fasting and 2-hour postprandial blood glucose levels and neonatal outcomes in women treated for mild gestational diabetes...
  4. 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)...
  5. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
    ..Although theoretically at increased risk for placenta accreta, this risk has not been well-quantified. Our objective was to estimate and compare the risks of uterine rupture and placenta accreta in women with prior uterine surgery...
  6. pmc Frequency of and factors associated with severe maternal morbidity
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Columbia University, New York, New York, The University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, and the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina the George Washington University Biostatistics Center, Washington, DC and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 123:804-10. 2014
    ..To estimate the frequency of severe maternal morbidity, assess its underlying etiologies, and develop a scoring system to predict its occurrence.Supplemental Digital Content is Available in the Text...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc The relationship between maternal glycemia and perinatal outcome
    Mark B Landon
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:218-24. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between varying degrees of maternal hyperglycemia and pregnancy outcomes...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc A multicenter, randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1339-48. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus improves pregnancy outcomes...
  14. pmc Second trimester cervical length and risk of preterm birth in women with twin gestations treated with 17-α hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1360-4. 2010
    ..To compare rates of preterm birth before 35 weeks based on cervical length measurement at 16-20 weeks in women with twin gestations who received 17-α hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17OHPC) or placebo...
  15. doi request reprint Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network cesarean registry: impact of shift change on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:173.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of change of shift for physicians and nurses on complications associated with cesarean delivery...
  16. pmc Perinatal outcomes in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes
    Erica K Berggren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1099-104. 2012
    ..To compare perinatal outcomes between self-identified Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or glucose intolerance...
  17. pmc Effect of antenatal corticosteroids on respiratory morbidity in singletons after late-preterm birth
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:555-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether neonates born to women who previously had received antenatal corticosteroids and then delivered a late-preterm-birth neonate had less respiratory morbidity compared with those not exposed to antenatal corticosteroids...
  18. pmc Fetal male gender and the benefits of treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    Ray O Bahado-Singh
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:422.e1-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether improvements in pregnancy outcomes after treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus differed in magnitude on the basis of fetal gender...
  19. pmc Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for nonlaboring cesarean delivery
    Mara J Dinsmoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:752-6. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of nonlaboring cesarean delivery in reducing postpartum infection-related complications...
  20. pmc Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to prevent recurrent preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:234-42. 2010
    ..To assess whether the addition of an omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplement would reduce preterm birth in women with at least one prior spontaneous preterm birth receiving 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate...
  21. pmc Cytokine gene polymorphisms and length of gestation
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:125-30. 2011
    ..To estimate whether there is an association between length of gestation and gene polymorphisms that effect transcription of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), or interleukin-1β (IL-1β)...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1056-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define independent risk factors for uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery, and to assess their overall association with atony in the study cohort...
  24. pmc The effect of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate on the risk of gestational diabetes in singleton or twin pregnancies
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:392.e1-5. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of gestational diabetes among women who received serial doses of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate vs placebo...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint A trial of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent prematurity in twins
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35249 7333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:454-61. 2007
    ..In singleton gestations, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) has been shown to reduce the rate of recurrent preterm birth. This study was undertaken to evaluate whether 17P would reduce the rate of preterm birth in twin gestations...
  27. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1132-7. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that sleep deprivation adversely affects performance. We hypothesized that cesarean delivery complications would be more frequent during the night shift (11 pm-7 am), and evaluated morbidities by delivery shift...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. pmc Timing of delivery and adverse outcomes in term singleton repeat cesarean deliveries
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:561-9. 2013
    ..To compare the maternal and neonatal risks of elective repeat cesarean delivery compared with pregnancy continuation at different gestational ages, starting from 37 weeks...
  31. pmc Increasing maternal body mass index and characteristics of the second stage of labor
    Barrett K Robinson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1309-13. 2011
    ....
  32. pmc Change in mononuclear leukocyte responsiveness in midpregnancy and subsequent preterm birth
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:805-11. 2013
    ..To estimate the associations of change in immune response with preterm delivery, omega-3 supplementation, and fish diet...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Association of Cervical Effacement With the Rate of Cervical Change in Labor Among Nulliparous Women
    Elizabeth S Langen
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, The University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Children s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Columbia University, New York, New York, and The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio the George Washington University Biostatistics Center, Washington, DC and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 127:489-95. 2016
    ..To assess the association of cervical effacement with the rate of intrapartum cervical change among nulliparous women...
  36. pmc Accuracy of sonographic chorionicity classification in twin gestations
    Yair J Blumenfeld
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California USA Y J B George Washington University Biostatistics Center, Washington, DC USA V M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama USA D J R University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA S N C Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA A C S Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois USA A M P Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland USA U M R University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah USA M W V Columbia University, New York, New York USA F D M The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA J D I Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio USA B M M University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA J M T Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan USA Y S Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island USA M W C University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas USA J L University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas USA S M R and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina USA M H
    J Ultrasound Med 33:2187-92. 2014
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of sonographic classification of chorionicity in a large cohort of twins and investigate which factors may be associated with sonographic accuracy...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:281-7. 2005
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. pmc Higher-dose oxytocin and hemorrhage after vaginal delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:293-300. 2012
    ..We compared two higher-dose regimens (80 units and 40 units) to our routine regimen (10 units) among women who delivered vaginally...
  43. doi request reprint What is new in postpartum hemorrhage? Best articles from the past year
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:693-4. 2013
    ..Dr. Rouse discusses five recent publications, and each is concluded with a "bottom line" that is the take-home message. The complete reference for each can be found in on this page, along with direct links to the abstracts. ..
  44. doi request reprint Postpartum hemorrhage in the developed world: whither misoprostol?
    Karen J Gibbins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:181-3. 2013
    ..In the developed world, the use of misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage should be infrequent...
  45. doi request reprint Magnesium sulfate for cerebral palsy prevention
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905
    Semin Perinatol 37:414-6. 2013
    ..Simple protocols exist to help guide clinicians in using MgSO4 for this indication. Evaluation of actual clinical practice shows that this use is both feasible and can be accomplished parsimoniously. ..
  46. doi request reprint Trauma in pregnancy: an updated systematic review
    Hector Mendez-Figueroa
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:1-10. 2013
    ..More studies are required to elucidate the safest and most cost-effective strategies for the management of trauma in pregnancy. ..
  47. doi request reprint Evidence-based surgery for cesarean delivery: an updated systematic review
    Joshua D Dahlke
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:294-306. 2013
    ..Although 73 RCTs over the past 8 years is encouraging, additional well-designed, adequately powered trials on the specific technical aspects of CD are warranted. ..
  48. doi request reprint Treatment of severe insulin resistance in pregnancy with 500 units per milliliter of concentrated insulin
    Hector Mendez-Figueroa
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:99-104. 2013
    ..To evaluate glycemic control and pregnancy outcomes among pregnant women with severe insulin resistance treated with 500 units/mL concentrated insulin...
  49. pmc The effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on pregnant women with asthma
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Ste 634, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 137:601-8. 2010
    ..The article was designed to estimate the effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on asthma severity and obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma...
  50. doi request reprint Lactic acid measurement to identify risk of morbidity from sepsis in pregnancy
    Catherine M Albright
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Am J Perinatol 32:481-6. 2015
    ..This study aims to assess the risk of morbidity associated with maternal lactic acid concentration in women with possible sepsis in pregnancy...
  51. doi request reprint Neonatal and infant outcomes in twin gestations with preterm premature rupture of membranes at 24-31 weeks of gestation
    Hector Mendez-Figueroa
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas and the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Obstet Gynecol 124:323-31. 2014
    ..To describe the perinatal and infant and early childhood morbidity associated with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM) in a cohort of twin pregnancies evaluated prospectively with neonatal follow-up to 2 years of age...
  52. pmc Neonatal outcomes after demonstrated fetal lung maturity before 39 weeks of gestation
    Elizabeth Bates
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1288-95. 2010
    ..To compare outcomes among neonates delivered after documentation of fetal lung maturity before 39 weeks and those delivered at 39 or 40 weeks...
  53. doi request reprint Preterm cesarean delivery for nonreassuring fetal heart rate: neonatal and neurologic morbidity
    Hector Mendez-Figueroa
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Center for Clinical Research and Evidence Based Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas and the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    Obstet Gynecol 125:636-42. 2015
    ..To compare the rates of neonatal morbidity and cerebral palsy among preterm neonates (less than 37 weeks of gestation) delivered by cesarean for a nonreassuring fetal heart rate (FHR) tracing compared with those who did not...
  54. doi request reprint The Sepsis in Obstetrics Score: a model to identify risk of morbidity from sepsis in pregnancy
    Catherine M Albright
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:39.e1-8. 2014
    ..We sought to design an emergency department sepsis scoring system to identify risk of intensive care unit (ICU) admission in pregnant and postpartum women...
  55. doi request reprint Evaluation of the clinical use of magnesium sulfate for cerebral palsy prevention
    Karen J Gibbins
    Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:235-40. 2013
    ..We evaluated the implementation of a clinical protocol for the use of magnesium for cerebral palsy prevention in our large women's hospital, focusing on uptake, indications, and safety...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is there a seasonal variation in the diagnosis of oligohydramnios?
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:173-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that oligohydramnios would be diagnosed more frequently in the warm summer months when dehydration might be more common...
  57. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
    ..To review the current status of antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery, emerging strategies to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing postcesarean infection, and the implications of the emerging practices...
  58. 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...
  59. doi request reprint Cefazolin prophylaxis in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    Lindsay Maggio
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Pharmacy, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island and the Center for Anti infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut
    Obstet Gynecol 125:1205-10. 2015
    ..To compare adipose tissue concentration among obese women receiving 2 g compared with 3 g of precesarean cefazolin prophylaxis...
  60. doi request reprint Can hemoglobin A1c in early pregnancy predict adverse pregnancy outcomes in diabetic patients?
    Roman S Starikov
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of MFM, Women and Infants Hospital of RI, Providence, RI 02905 The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02806 Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 28:203-7. 2014
    ..To examine the association of elevated early pregnancy hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels with adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with preexisting diabetes mellitus...
  61. pmc In vitro anti-HIV-1 activity in cervicovaginal secretions from pregnant and nonpregnant women
    Brenna L Anderson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:65.e1-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether cervicovaginal secretions inhibit HIV-1 infectivity in an in vitro model, and estimate concentration of immune mediators...
  62. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous tissue reapproximation, alone or in combination with drain, in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Patrick S Ramsey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:967-73. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of subcutaneous suture reapproximation alone with suture plus subcutaneous drain for the prevention of wound complications in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery...
  63. doi request reprint Cesarean delivery for abnormal labor
    Melissa S Mancuso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, Old Hillman Building Room 446, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:479-90, ix. 2008
    ..Cesarean delivery in the second stage should be avoided for at least 4 hours if there is progressive fetal descent...
  64. doi request reprint Recurrent pancreatitis in pregnancy after preconception Whipple for pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor
    Danielle Dray
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Obstet Gynecol 124:469-71. 2014
    ..We report a case of a woman who underwent a preconception Whipple procedure for a solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor who experienced recurrent pancreatitis confined to pregnancy...
  65. doi request reprint Oxygen for intrauterine resuscitation: of unproved benefit and potentially harmful
    Maureen S Hamel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:124-7. 2014
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Progesterone
    Lindsay Maggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 57:547-56. 2014
    ..Data are inconclusive in women with arrested preterm labor. Questions remain about the mechanism of progestogen action, the optimal type of progestogen, the best mode of administration, and the ideal dosing regimen. ..
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Progesterone for preterm birth prevention: an evolving intervention
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:219-24. 2009
    ..In some women, progesterone reduces the risk of PTB. Further study is required to identify appropriate candidates and optimal formulations...
  69. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on obstetrical practice and outcome
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:898-913; discussion 980-1. 2004
  70. doi request reprint Adhesion barriers at cesarean delivery: advertising compared with the evidence
    Catherine M Albright
    Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:157-60. 2011
    ..Based on our review of the available literature, we think the use of adhesion barriers at the time of cesarean delivery would be ill-advised at the present time...