obstetrical extraction

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Summary: Extraction of the fetus by means of obstetrical instruments.

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  1. ncbi Unexpected reduction in the incidence of birth trauma and birth asphyxia related to instrumental deliveries during the study period: was this the Hawthorne effect?
    W C Leung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, China
    BJOG 110:319-22. 2003
  2. ncbi Risk factors for anal sphincter tear in multiparas
    DeAnn DiPiazza
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1233-7. 2006
  3. doi Brow presentation does not mean caesarean section
    A Hakmi
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:255-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Brachial plexus paresis associated with fetal neck compression from forceps
    Alfredo F Gei
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Perinatol 20:289-91. 2003
  5. ncbi Prevalence and persistence of health problems after childbirth: associations with parity and method of birth
    Jane F Thompson
    Women and Children s Health, The Canberra Hospital, Australia
    Birth 29:83-94. 2002
  6. ncbi What factors are associated with neonatal injury following shoulder dystocia?
    S H Mehta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Perinatol 26:85-8. 2006
  7. ncbi The disappearing art of instrumental delivery: time to reverse the trend
    P E Bailey
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:89-96. 2005
  8. ncbi Obstetric outcome of extreme macrosomia
    Sahar Alsunnari
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:323-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Influence of labor induction on obstetric outcomes in patients with prolonged pregnancy: a comparison between elective labor induction and spontaneous onset of labor beyond term
    Barbara Bodner-Adler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:287-92. 2005
  10. ncbi Breech delivery and intelligence: a population-based study of 8,738 breech infants
    Martha G Eide
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 105:4-11. 2005

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  1. ncbi Unexpected reduction in the incidence of birth trauma and birth asphyxia related to instrumental deliveries during the study period: was this the Hawthorne effect?
    W C Leung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, China
    BJOG 110:319-22. 2003
    ..The study was originally designed to identify the risk factors that could predict those difficult instrumental deliveries resulting in birth trauma and birth asphyxia...
  2. ncbi Risk factors for anal sphincter tear in multiparas
    DeAnn DiPiazza
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1233-7. 2006
    ..To assess maternal, newborn, and obstetric risk factors associated with anal sphincter tear in multiparous women...
  3. doi Brow presentation does not mean caesarean section
    A Hakmi
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:255-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Brachial plexus paresis associated with fetal neck compression from forceps
    Alfredo F Gei
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Perinatol 20:289-91. 2003
    ..The paresis resolved during the first day of life. Direct cervical compression of the fetal neck by forceps in procedures involving rotations of the presentation may result in brachial plexus injuries...
  5. ncbi Prevalence and persistence of health problems after childbirth: associations with parity and method of birth
    Jane F Thompson
    Women and Children s Health, The Canberra Hospital, Australia
    Birth 29:83-94. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to describe changes in the prevalence of maternal health problems in the 6 months after birth and their association with parity and method of birth...
  6. ncbi What factors are associated with neonatal injury following shoulder dystocia?
    S H Mehta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Perinatol 26:85-8. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with the development of neonatal injury in the setting of shoulder dystocia...
  7. ncbi The disappearing art of instrumental delivery: time to reverse the trend
    P E Bailey
    Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:89-96. 2005
    ..This paper focuses attention on declining rates of instrumental (vacuum or forceps) delivery. The decline often means that women must travel further to deliver in hospitals with capacity for cesarean delivery...
  8. ncbi Obstetric outcome of extreme macrosomia
    Sahar Alsunnari
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:323-8. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of extreme macrosomia on perinatal outcome...
  9. ncbi Influence of labor induction on obstetric outcomes in patients with prolonged pregnancy: a comparison between elective labor induction and spontaneous onset of labor beyond term
    Barbara Bodner-Adler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:287-92. 2005
    ..This study aims to determine the effects of labor induction on delivery outcome and to quantify the risks of cesarean delivery associated with labor induction in post-date pregnancies...
  10. ncbi Breech delivery and intelligence: a population-based study of 8,738 breech infants
    Martha G Eide
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 105:4-11. 2005
    ..We evaluated the effect of presentation at birth and delivery mode on intellectual performance at age 18 years in a nationwide population study...
  11. ncbi A randomised prospective trial of the obstetric forceps versus vacuum extraction using defined criteria
    D S Weerasekera
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:344-5. 2002
    ..Forceps deliveries when performed under defined criteria are as safe as vacuum deliveries to the mother with a lesser failure rate and a lower incidence of cephalhaematomas in the neonate compared with vacuum deliveries...
  12. ncbi [Delivery by forceps: indications and materno-fetal morbidity]
    Nizar Ben Aissia
    Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique CHU Mongi Slim La Marsa
    Tunis Med 81:180-3. 2003
    ..In certain circumstances, mainly in fetal suffering, it is often difficult to choose between the high way and the low way...
  13. ncbi "The cut above" and "the cut below": the abuse of caesareans and episiotomy in São Paulo, Brazil
    Simone G Diniz
    Coletivo Feminista Sexualidade e Saúde, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Reprod Health Matters 12:100-10. 2004
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  14. ncbi Mode of delivery in the next pregnancy in women who had a vaginal delivery in their first pregnancy
    R Bahl
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Michael s Hospital, Kingsdown, Bristol, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:272-3. 2004
  15. ncbi Forceps or vacuum extraction: a comparison of maternal and neonatal morbidity
    A Shihadeh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 7:106-14. 2001
    ..Serous neonatal morbidity was rare for both groups...
  16. ncbi Pitfalls in management of shoulder dystocia with occiput-posterior position
    Julian N Robinson
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Medical Center and Columbia University s College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:30-1. 2004
    ..If the shoulders lie in a different position, a different strategy is required. Such a situation can occur in shoulder dystocia with an occipito-posterior position...
  17. ncbi Forceps delivery at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    C O Aimakhu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 22:222-4. 2003
    ..The incidence of forceps delivery has reduced in Nigeria and in the world in general. Some Obstetricians have not been trained in its use and lack the skill...
  18. pmc Women's views on the impact of operative delivery in the second stage of labour: qualitative interview study
    Deirdre J Murphy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maternal and Child Health Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY
    BMJ 327:1132. 2003
    ..To obtain the views of women on the impact of operative delivery in the second stage of labour...
  19. ncbi Management of the perineum during forceps delivery. Association of episiotomy with the frequency and severity of perineal trauma in women undergoing forceps delivery
    Barbara Bodner-Adler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Anesthesiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis Women s Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Reprod Med 48:239-42. 2003
    ..To examine the association of the frequency and severity of perineal trauma with episiotomy performed at forceps delivery...
  20. ncbi Does relaxation education in anxious primigravid Iranian women influence adverse pregnancy outcomes?: a randomized controlled trial
    Farideh Bastani
    Department of Health Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:138-46. 2006
    ..Maternal anxiety and stress are found to be predictors of adverse pregnancy outcomes, including low birth weight and prematurity...
  21. ncbi Shoulder dystocia
    Edith D Gurewitsch
    Department of Gynecology Obstetrics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Perinatol 34:365-85. 2007
    ..Proposed solutions to the medical malpractice litigation crisis are also examined in light of relevant differences in the pathogenetic bases for birth injuries of various types...
  22. ncbi Shoulder dystocia related fetal neurological injuries: the predisposing roles of forceps and ventouse extractions
    Michael Brimacombe
    Department of Preventive Medicine, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:415-22. 2008
    ..Sequential forceps-ventouse utilization further doubles the risks and is, therefore, to be avoided in all circumstances...
  23. ncbi Fetal trauma in term pregnancy
    Thomas F Baskett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:499.e1-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the incidence and type of fetal trauma in term pregnancy in relation to method of delivery, maternal age, parity, and birthweight...
  24. ncbi [Modality of fetal heart monitoring during labor (continuous or intermittent), telemetry and central fetal monitoring]
    F Bretelle
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, Université Aix Marseille II, Marseille Cedex 20, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:S23-33. 2008
    ..Central fetal monitoring does not improve neonatal issue but could increase caesarean section rate. Central of fetal monitoring could help in the organisation and the conservation of fetal heart monitoring...
  25. ncbi Features of shoulder dystocia in a busy obstetric unit
    S Kees
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Reprod Med 46:583-8. 2001
    ..To lessen the degree and incidence of fetal injury, labor ward staff are urged to become as familiar as possible with the techniques of freeing the shoulders...
  26. ncbi Tetralogy of Fallot: maternal and neonatal outcomes
    E Gelson
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 115:398-402. 2008
    ..000001, Wilcoxon rank sum test). All women whose babies were <10th centile weight for gestational age had moderate to severe pulmonary regurgitation...
  27. ncbi The mounting rate of cesarean sections. Is it accompanied by a drop in instrumental births?
    Amer M Gharaibeh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen Alia Military Hospital, Amman, Jordan
    Saudi Med J 29:267-70. 2008
    ..To determine whether the overall increase in rate of cesarean sections is accompanied by a parallel decrease in instrumental births...
  28. ncbi How big is too big? The perinatal consequences of fetal macrosomia
    Xun Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:517.e1-6. 2008
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  29. ncbi [National survey on midwifery practice in health facilities in China]
    Bin Wang
    Division of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 42:305-8. 2007
    ..To understand the use of midwifery practice in health facilities and get the baseline data for future action...
  30. ncbi Towards safe practice in instrumental vaginal delivery
    Leroy C Edozien
    St Mary s Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:639-55. 2007
    ..Issues relating to communication and consent as well as training and documentation are discussed. Indications for abandonment are outlined, and the importance of situational awareness is emphasized. Safe practice tips are amply provided...
  31. ncbi Outcome after elective labor induction in nulliparous women: a matched cohort study
    Hendrik Cammu
    Department of Gynecology, Andrology, and Obstetrics, Academic Hospital Free University Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:240-4. 2002
    ..To determine whether elective induction of labor in nulliparous women is associated with changes in fetomaternal outcome when compared with labor of spontaneous onset...
  32. ncbi Are the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality obstetric trauma indicators valid measures of hospital safety?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:868-74. 2006
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  33. ncbi Impacts of operative delivery for the first twin on neonatal outcomes in the second twin
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Am J Perinatol 23:381-6. 2006
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  34. ncbi A prospective cohort study of maternal and neonatal morbidity in relation to use of episiotomy at operative vaginal delivery
    M MacLeod
    Division of Maternal and Child Health Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    BJOG 115:1688-94. 2008
    ..To evaluate the maternal and neonatal morbidity of operative vaginal delivery in relation to the use of episiotomy...
  35. ncbi Predicting operative delivery
    H P Dietz
    University of Sydney, Camperdown and Penrith, Australia
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:409-15. 2006
    ..Unplanned operative delivery (vaginal or abdominal) is associated with maternal anxiety, maternal and neonatal morbidity and increased resource use. We aimed to identify potential predictors for emergency operative delivery...
  36. ncbi History of extraction of the posterior arm to resolve shoulder dystocia
    Eugenio Beer
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 61:149-51. 2006
  37. ncbi Using anovaginal distance at the beginning of labor to predict the likelihood of instrumental delivery
    Samuel Lurie
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    J Reprod Med 50:759-63. 2005
    ..To investigate whether anovaginal distance in parturients has an impact on the instrumental delivery rate...
  38. ncbi Traumatic experience with vacuum extraction--influence of personal preparation, physiology, and treatment during labor
    Jukka Tapio Uotila
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    J Perinat Med 33:373-8. 2005
    ..To assess pre-labor attitudes and post-labor experiences of the use of vacuum extraction during delivery. To seek associations between traumatic labor experience and personal preparation, physiology of labor and treatment during labor...
  39. ncbi Expanding the role to assisted birth
    Jean McConville
    Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
    RCM Midwives 10:32-3. 2007
    ..Various outcomes of the assisted birth practitioner programme are being explored and evaluated as an action research study for a PhD thesis being undertaken by Jean McConville at the University of Bradford...
  40. ncbi Cohort study of forceps delivery and the risk of epilepsy in adulthood
    Deirdre J Murphy
    Department of Maternal and Child Health Sciences, Medicines Monitoring Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewell Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:392-7. 2004
    ..Study design We conducted a cohort study of 21,441 births with record linkage to data from the Tayside Medicine Monitoring unit (MEMO) and Scottish morbidity records (SMR1)...
  41. ncbi Controversies surrounding the causes of brachial plexus injury
    Herbert F Sandmire
    Ob Gyn Associates of Green Bay Ltd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 104:9-13. 2009
    ..The review indicates that maternal labor forces are the most likely cause of BPI...
  42. ncbi Outcomes of labours augmented with oxytocin
    George J Bugg
    St Mary s Hospital, Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 124:37-41. 2006
    ..To highlight the differences in mode of delivery between women augmented with intravenous oxytocin because of failure to progress in labour with those who labour without the need for augmentation...
  43. ncbi [Obstetrical brachial plexus palsy--etiopathogenesis, risk factors, prevention, prognosis]
    Jerzy Gosk
    Klinika Chirurgii Urazowej i Chirurgii Reki Akademii Medycznej we Wrocławiu, Wrocław
    Ginekol Pol 75:814-20. 2004
    ..About 10-20% of patients with injuries of the brachial plexus require surgical intervention for optimal results...
  44. ncbi [Breech presentation in obstetrics in Germany--an assessment of current status]
    M Krause
    Frauenklinik II Schwerpunkt Geburtshilfe, Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, Nurnberg
    Ther Umsch 59:677-81. 2002
    ..In future the answer of the question: "Delivery of breech presentation--vaginally or through CS?" will depend on, if we will be able to change this politic and professional undesirable trend...
  45. ncbi The prophylactic forceps operation. 1920
    Steven G Gabbe
    Chicago, Ill
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:254; discussion 255. 2002
  46. ncbi Rupture of the larynx in a newborn
    Claus Wittekindt
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology and Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Obstet Gynecol 99:904-6. 2002
    ..Lesions of the laryngotrachea due to repeated intubation trauma after birth are reported...
  47. ncbi Urinary incontinence in pregnancy and the puerperium
    E Spellacy
    College of Nursing, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, 32610 0187, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 30:634-41. 2001
    ..To describe the incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) during pregnancy and the puerperium and to identify potential contributing factors...
  48. ncbi [Acute fetal distress]
    G Boog
    , , quai Moncousu, 44093 Nantes Cedex 1, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 30:393-432. 2001
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  49. pmc Time of day variation in rates of obstetric intervention to assist in vaginal delivery
    D A Webb
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, PA 19146, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:577-8. 2002
  50. ncbi Preventing perineal trauma during childbirth: a systematic review
    E Eason
    Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 95:464-71. 2000
    ..To review systematically techniques proposed to prevent perineal trauma during childbirth and meta-analyze the evidence of their efficacy from randomized controlled trials...
  51. pmc Maternal intrapartum temperature elevation as a risk factor for cesarean delivery and assisted vaginal delivery
    E Lieberman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:506-10. 1999
    ..This study investigated the association of intrapartum temperature elevation with cesarean delivery and assisted vaginal delivery...
  52. ncbi A meta-analysis of upright positions in the second stage to reduce instrumental deliveries in women with epidural analgesia
    Christine L Roberts
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, School of Public Health, Building D02, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:794-8. 2005
    ..The study population included women with uncomplicated pregnancies at term with epidural analgesia established in the first stage of labor...
  53. ncbi Management of incomplete abortion in South African public hospitals
    H C Brown
    Reproductive Health Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, PO 2013 Bertsham, South Africa
    BJOG 110:371-7. 2003
    ..To describe the current management of incomplete abortion in South African public hospitals and to discuss the extent to which management is clinically appropriate...
  54. ncbi [Obstetric operation, instrumental delivery and 3rd degree perineal tear and anal incontinence]
    V Kalis
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika LF UK a FN, Plzen
    Ceska Gynekol 70:411-8. 2005
    ..Summary of the mutual relationship between obstetric operations, instrumental vaginal delivery and the third degree tear and anal incontinence...
  55. ncbi Evaluating obstetrical residency programs using patient outcomes
    David A Asch
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    JAMA 302:1277-83. 2009
    ..Patient outcomes have been used to assess the performance of hospitals and physicians; in contrast, residency programs have been compared based on nonclinical measures...
  56. ncbi Variation in the rates of operative delivery in the United States
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Division of Perinatal Safety, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:526.e1-5. 2007
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  57. ncbi Birth outcomes associated with interventions in labour amongst low risk women: a population-based study
    Sally K Tracy
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, National Perinatal Statistics Unit, School of Women s and Children s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Women Birth 20:41-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine the association between interventions introduced during labour with interventions in the birth process amongst women of low medical risk...
  58. ncbi A comparison of urinary and sexual outcomes in women experiencing vaginal and Caesarean births
    Michael C Klein
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:332-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the urinary and sexual consequences of vaginal delivery compared with Caesarean section...
  59. ncbi Trials and tribulations of operative vaginal delivery
    A Vacca
    Gynaecology and Maternity Services, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    BJOG 114:519-21. 2007
  60. ncbi Obstetric and neonatal outcomes in women who live in an urban resettlement area of Delhi, India: a cohort study
    Pragti Chhabra
    Department of Community Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:567-73. 2006
    ..To study the pregnancy outcome, namely mode and place of delivery, attendant at birth and perinatal mortality in an urban resettlement area of Delhi, India, and to determine factors that affect the outcome...
  61. ncbi Cesarean delivery and the risk-benefit calculus
    Jeffrey L Ecker
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:885-8. 2007
  62. ncbi [Bladder catheterization: uncertainty about disinfection]
    Hardy Thorsten Panknin
    Pflege Z 55:744-6. 2002
  63. ncbi Mode of delivery and postpartum morbidity among HIV-infected women: the women and infants transmission study
    J S Read
    Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7510, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:236-45. 2001
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  64. ncbi Effect of second vaginal delivery on anal function in patients at risk of occult anal sphincter injury after first forceps delivery
    Rhona Mahony
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Maternity Hospital, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1361-6. 2008
    ..The study was designed to determine the effect of further vaginal delivery on anal sphincter function in women after apparently uncomplicated primiparous forceps delivery...
  65. ncbi [Medico-legal incidence of instrumental delivery]
    F Pierre
    CHU La Miletrie, Universite de Poitiers, Service de gynécologie obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, 86021 Poitiers Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:S276-87. 2008
    ..This chapter is concluded by different points on risk management in labour ward, mainly with potential interest of auditable standards and training with computer assisted simulation...
  66. ncbi Bladder neck mobility and functional evaluation of the pelvic floor in primiparae according to the type of delivery
    J P Sartori
    Sector of Urogynecology and Vaginal Surgery, Department of Gynecology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFEST EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 31:120-2. 2004
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  67. pmc Trends in major modifiable risk factors for severe perineal trauma, 1996-2006
    Bela Kudish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC 20010, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 102:165-70. 2008
    ..To examine what effect the major modifiable risk factors for severe perineal trauma have had on the rates of this trauma over time...
  68. ncbi [Duration of pushing in labor: literature review]
    C Le Ray
    Département d obstétrique gynécologie, CHU Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, 3175, chemin Côte Sainte Catherine, H3T 1C5 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:325-8. 2008
    ..Specific data about duration of the active second stage are scarce. Therefore, there is no evidence that maternal and neonatal outcome would be improved by an early-assisted delivery as compared to pushing efforts prolonged after 30min...
  69. ncbi Cerebellar injury in term infants: clinical characteristics, magnetic resonance imaging findings, and outcome
    Catherine Limperopoulos
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 41:1-8. 2009
    ..Cerebellar injury in the term infant is associated with a broad spectrum of neurodevelopmental disabilities, particularly in infants with large cerebellar lesions...
  70. ncbi [Maternal morbidity after Thierry's spatulas and vacuum deliveries]
    J P Menard
    Service de Gynecologie et Obstetrique, Hopital de la Conception, Assistance publique Hôpitaux de Marseille AP HM, 147, boulevard Baille, 13775 Marseille cedex 5, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 36:623-7. 2008
    ..To compare maternal morbidity after Thierry's spatulas or vacuum-assisted deliveries...
  71. ncbi In praise of Kielland's forceps
    Karl S Oláh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Warwick Hospital, UK
    BJOG 109:492-4. 2002
  72. ncbi [Paediatric brachial plexus injury--an interdisciplinary challenge to obstetricians, neonatologists and plexus surgeons]
    J Bahm
    Arbeitsbereich Plastische und Handchirurgie, Franziskushospital, Aachen
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 213:176-9. 2009
    ..Medico-legal conflicts lasting for years should be avoided, and appropriate plexus surgical treatment by an experienced surgeon should be offered in good time after a careful diagnosis...
  73. ncbi [Antepartal maternal risks for shoulder dystocia. An analysis of 224 744 births spontanous and vaginal and after the 37th week of gestation born in Hessen (2002-2008)]
    P Berle
    Wiesbaden
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 213:171-5. 2009
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  74. ncbi [About: "Instrumental extraction with Thierry's spatula" (J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod, n 8-2005)]
    D Riethmuller
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 35:197-9. 2006
  75. ncbi [Obstetric anaesthesia for instrumental vaginal delivery]
    P Diemunsch
    Hopital de Hautepierre, Service d Anesthésie Réanimation Chirurgicale, 1, av Molière, 67098 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:S269-75. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi Design of a new instrumented forceps: application to safe obstetrical forceps blade placement
    Richard Moreau
    Laboratoire d Automatique Industrielle LAI, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées INSA of Lyon, Villeurbanne 69621, France
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1280-90. 2007
    ..Methods for analyzing the operator repeatability and to compare forceps blade placements to a reference one are developed. The results highlight the need of teaching tools to adequately train novice obstetricians...
  77. ncbi Impact of the severity of fetal distress on decision-to-delivery intervals for assisted vaginal delivery
    V Olagundoye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:51-5. 2008
    ..0001), with one case of severe acidosis in the former group. The prolonged DDI with a trial of delivery in theatre could adversely compromise the already 'distressed' fetus and should be used only when clearly indicated...
  78. ncbi Obstetric brachial plexus palsy--risk factors and predictors
    Marcin Sibinski
    Klinika Ortopedii i Ortopedii Dzieciecej Uniwersytetu Medycznego, Łódź
    Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 9:569-76. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to define risk factors for obstetric brachial plexus palsy and relate the chances of recovery to the severity of the injury...
  79. ncbi Adequate training for operative vaginal delivery
    Dev Maulik
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 16:145. 2004
  80. ncbi Shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus injury: a case-control study
    Magnus Christoffersson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Central Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:147-51. 2003
    ..All cases of shoulder dystocia between 1987 and 1993 inclusive were identified. For each case, two control infants with similar birthweight (+/- 100 g) and identical year of birth were randomly selected...
  81. ncbi [Learning use of spatulas: risks of perineal injuries and newborns morbidity]
    I Boucoiran
    Service de Gynecologie, Obstétrique, reproduction et de médecine foetale, Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Hopital Archet 2, CHU de Nice, 151, Route de Saint Antoine de Ginestiere, 06202 Nice Cedex 3, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 39:224-30. 2010
    ..To examine the acute neonatal and maternal perineal morbidity due to resident training on spatulas assisted deliveries...
  82. ncbi The role of episiotomy in instrumental delivery: is it preventative for severe perineal injury?
    G Hudelist
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Worthing Hospital, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:469-73. 2008
    ..In order to elucidate the impact of midline and mediolateral episiotomy in conjunction with VOD, the present review focuses on the potential risks and benefits of these episiotomy types and their role in VOD...
  83. ncbi Frequency and natural history of subdural haemorrhages in babies and relation to obstetric factors
    E H Whitby
    Section of Academic Radiology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Lancet 363:846-51. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Could Zavanelli have a role to play?
    Susan Mant
    Bournemouth University
    Pract Midwife 7:38-9. 2004
  85. ncbi Medical management of canine and feline dystocia
    S D Pretzer
    Abilene Animal Hospital, P A, 320 NE 14th Street, Abilene, KS 67410, USA
    Theriogenology 70:332-6. 2008
    ..This paper focuses on the decision making necessary prior to instituting medical management for cases of dystocia in both bitches and queens, and describes available therapeutics...
  86. ncbi [Electronic quantification of traction force during use of a mechanical calving aid in bovine parturition]
    Axel Wehrend
    Klinik für Geburtshilfe, Gynäkologie und Andrologie der Gross und Kleintiere mit Tierärztlicher Ambulanz, Physiologie und Pathologie der Fortpflanzung I
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 116:12-9. 2003
    ..This also prevents misjudgment of the birth situation concerning fetus size and the dimensions of the mother cow's pelvis...
  87. ncbi Predictors of obstetric intervention rates: case-mix, staffing levels and organisational factors of hospital of birth
    Rachel Joyce
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:618-25. 2002
    ..Demographic case-mix was also associated with instrumental vaginal deliveries but not the caesarean section rate...
  88. ncbi Anesthesia for obstetric patients with Gaucher disease: survey and review
    A Ioscovich
    Department of Anesthesia and the Gaucher Clinic, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Obstet Anesth 13:244-50. 2004
    ..A multidisciplinary approach and extensive communication among obstetrician, hematologist and anesthesiologist is required to anticipate the possibility of post-partum hemorrhage, and preclude skeletal damage...
  89. ncbi Pregnancy in congenital cardiac disease: an increasing challenge for cardiologists and obstetricians -- a prospective multicenter study
    H Kaemmerer
    Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 München, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:16-23. 2003
    ..Patient age was 17-44, median 26 years. Cardiac and non-cardiac complications, mode of delivery, abortion, and CCD of the newborn were assessed...
  90. pmc Rates for obstetric intervention among private and public patients in Australia: population based descriptive study
    C L Roberts
    NSW Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, School of Population Health and Health Services Research, University of Sydney 2006, Australia
    BMJ 321:137-41. 2000
    ..To compare the risk profile of women receiving public and private obstetric care and to compare the rates of obstetric intervention among women at low risk in these groups...
  91. ncbi Vacuum-assisted delivery: a review
    R W McQuivey
    Clinical Innovations, Inc, Murray, Utah 84123, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 16:171-80. 2004
    ..This review is intended to emphasize the correct techniques and skills of vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery in an attempt to increase the success and decrease the complications associated with its use...
  92. ncbi Personal preferences of obstetricians towards childbirth
    R Land
    Kirwan Hospital for Women, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 41:249-52. 2001
    ..Respondents felt the most important factors for postnatal incontinence included: antenatal incontinence (64%), length of second stage > one hour (50%), forceps delivery (46%), and EFW > 4000 g at term (44%)...
  93. ncbi [Instrumental extractions using Thierry's spatulas: evaluation of the risk of perineal laceration according to occiput position in operative deliveries]
    L Courtois
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Saint Jacques, avenue du 8 Mai 1945, 25030 Besancon, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:276-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether OP position increases the risk for anal sphincter injury when compared with occiput anterior (OA) positions in operative deliveries using Thierry's spatulas...
  94. ncbi Third degree perineal tears in a university medical center where midline episiotomies are not performed
    Eyal Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 151, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:307-10. 2005
    ..The study was aimed to define obstetric risk factors for third-degree perineal tears in a university medical center where midline episiotomies are not performed...
  95. ncbi Short stature, smoking habits and birth outcome in international adoptees in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1309-14. 2008
    ..To investigate short stature and smoking habits as risk factors for birth outcome in international adoptees in comparison with non-adopted mothers...
  96. ncbi Successful implementation of evidence-based routines in Ukrainian maternities
    Anna Berglund
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Central Hospital, Västerås SE 721 89, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:230-7. 2010
    ..To describe the process of change and assess compliance and effect on maternal and infant outcome when the WHO package Effective Perinatal Care (EPC) was implemented at maternities in Ukraine...
  97. ncbi [Complications of cesarean deliveries]
    Heiddis Valgeirsdottir
    Laeknadeild HI, kvennasvioi Landspitala, Simi
    Laeknabladid 96:37-42. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the rate of complications which accompany cesarean sections at Landspitali University Hospital (LSH)...
  98. ncbi [Early maternal and neonatal morbidity after spontaneous and surgically-assisted vaginal delivery]
    T Kilian
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika LF UP a FN Olomouc
    Ceska Gynekol 68:227-31. 2003
    ..To evaluate the differences in early maternal and neonatal morbidity after spontaneous delivery, forceps delivery and vacuum-extraction...
  99. ncbi Failed individual and sequential instrumental vaginal delivery: contributing risk factors and maternal-neonatal complications
    Hanan Al-Kadri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:642-8. 2003
    ..To identify the risk factors for failed instrumental vaginal delivery, and to compare maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with failed individual and sequential instruments used...
  100. ncbi Age at menarche and the risk of operative first delivery
    G C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    BJOG 116:1613-21. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test a prediction from the hypothesis, namely, that the risk of operative first delivery would decline with later age at menarche...
  101. ncbi [Rupture of a renal artery aneurysm during delivery]
    J Graff
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
    Aktuelle Urol 34:350-3. 2003
    ..During pregnancy there is an increased risk of rupture with a high mortality for mother and child. We report the first case of rupture of a left renal artery aneurysm during delivery with survival of mother and child...

Research Grants4

  1. GENETIC TESTING AND THE ECONOMICS OF LIFE INSURANCE
    David Asch; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Prevention Unintentional Mechanical Birth Injuries
    Edith Gurewitsch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to conduct a small, randomized clinical trial comparing clinician-applied forces following McRoberts' maneuver (a maternal manipulation) and following Rubin's maneuver (a fetal manipulation). ..
  4. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..