vaginal birth after cesarean

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Summary: Delivery of an infant through the vagina in a female who has had a prior cesarean section.

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  1. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: current status
    W Benson Harer
    Department of Women s Health Care, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, 26520 Cactus Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92555, USA
    JAMA 287:2627-30. 2002
  2. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture during labor among women with a prior cesarean delivery
    M Lydon-Rochelle
    Center for Women s Health Research, Department of Family and Child Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:3-8. 2001
  3. ncbi Risk of perinatal death associated with labor after previous cesarean delivery in uncomplicated term pregnancies
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, England
    JAMA 287:2684-90. 2002
  4. ncbi Changing policies on vaginal birth after cesarean: impact on access
    Richard G Roberts
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53715, USA
    Birth 34:316-22. 2007
  5. ncbi Cesarean birth in the United States: epidemiology, trends, and outcomes
    Marian F MacDorman
    Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 7318, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:293-307, v. 2008
  6. ncbi NIH consensus development conference draft statement on vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights
    F Gary Cunningham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    NIH Consens State Sci Statements 27:1-42. 2010
  7. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture in Australian women attempting vaginal birth after one prior caesarean section: a retrospective population-based cohort study
    G A Dekker
    Women s and Children s Division, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, SA, Australia
    BJOG 117:1358-65. 2010
  8. ncbi Simple, validated vaginal birth after cesarean delivery prediction model for use at the time of admission
    Torri D Metz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:571-8. 2013
  9. ncbi Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005
  10. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights on maternal and neonatal outcomes
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Oregon Evidence based Practice Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1267-78. 2010

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  1. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: current status
    W Benson Harer
    Department of Women s Health Care, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, 26520 Cactus Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92555, USA
    JAMA 287:2627-30. 2002
  2. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture during labor among women with a prior cesarean delivery
    M Lydon-Rochelle
    Center for Women s Health Research, Department of Family and Child Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:3-8. 2001
    ..Concern persists that a trial of labor may increase the risk of uterine rupture, an uncommon but serious obstetrical complication...
  3. ncbi Risk of perinatal death associated with labor after previous cesarean delivery in uncomplicated term pregnancies
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, England
    JAMA 287:2684-90. 2002
    ..However, no reliable data exist on the effect of a trial of labor on the risk of perinatal death in otherwise uncomplicated term pregnancies...
  4. ncbi Changing policies on vaginal birth after cesarean: impact on access
    Richard G Roberts
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53715, USA
    Birth 34:316-22. 2007
    The issue of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) has become highly visible and contentious...
  5. ncbi Cesarean birth in the United States: epidemiology, trends, and outcomes
    Marian F MacDorman
    Reproductive Statistics Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 7318, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:293-307, v. 2008
    ..Several studies note an increased risk for neonatal and maternal mortality for medically elective cesareans compared with vaginal births...
  6. ncbi NIH consensus development conference draft statement on vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights
    F Gary Cunningham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    NIH Consens State Sci Statements 27:1-42. 2010
    To provide health care providers, patients, and the general public with a responsible assessment of currently available data on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  7. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture in Australian women attempting vaginal birth after one prior caesarean section: a retrospective population-based cohort study
    G A Dekker
    Women s and Children s Division, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, SA, Australia
    BJOG 117:1358-65. 2010
    ..This study aimed to estimate these risks as well as that associated with oxytocin use...
  8. ncbi Simple, validated vaginal birth after cesarean delivery prediction model for use at the time of admission
    Torri D Metz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:571-8. 2013
    ..To create a simple tool for predicting the likelihood of successful trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC) during the pregnancy after a primary cesarean delivery using variables available at the time of admission...
  9. ncbi Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005
    This study was undertaken to determine incidence and risk factors for uterine rupture in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in a wide range of hospital settings.
  10. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean: new insights on maternal and neonatal outcomes
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Oregon Evidence based Practice Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1267-78. 2010
    To systematically review the evidence about maternal and neonatal outcomes relating to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  11. ncbi Obstetric management and outcome of pregnancy in women with a history of caesarean section in the Netherlands
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room Number KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:171-6. 2007
    ..To determine mode of delivery and occurrence of uterine rupture in women with a previous caesarean section (CS) in the Netherlands...
  12. ncbi Recent trends and patterns in cesarean and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) deliveries in the United States
    Marian MacDorman
    Division of Vital Statistics, Reproductive Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:179-92. 2011
    ..United States in recent years because of an increasing primary cesarean delivery rate and a declining vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rate. In 2007, the VBAC rate was 8.3% in a 22-state reporting area...
  13. pmc Predicting cesarean section and uterine rupture among women attempting vaginal birth after prior cesarean section
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e252. 2005
    There is currently no validated method for antepartum prediction of the risk of failed vaginal birth after cesarean section and no information on the relationship between the risk of emergency cesarean delivery and the risk of uterine ..
  14. ncbi Inconsistent evidence: analysis of six national guidelines for vaginal birth after cesarean section
    Maralyn Foureur
    Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Birth 37:3-10. 2010
    ..Several national guidelines for vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) have been released or updated recently, and their range has created dilemmas for ..
  15. ncbi Uterine rupture after previous caesarean section
    I Al-Zirqi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BJOG 117:809-20. 2010
    ..To determine the risk factors, percentage and maternal and perinatal complications of uterine rupture after previous caesarean section...
  16. pmc Vaginal birth after cesarean in California: before and after a change in guidelines
    John Zweifler
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, Calif 93701, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:228-34. 2006
    ..the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) adopted more-restrictive guidelines for vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)...
  17. ncbi Decision support for women choosing mode of delivery after a previous caesarean section: a developmental study
    A Farnworth
    Newcastle University, Surgical and Reproductive Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 71:116-24. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of a decision support intervention designed for women choosing mode of delivery after one previous caesarean section...
  18. ncbi Safety of vaginal birth after cesarean: a systematic review
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, UHN 50, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:420-9. 2004
    To evaluate the benefits and harms of vaginal birth after cesarean compared with repeat cesarean delivery.
  19. pmc Relationship between malpractice litigation pressure and rates of cesarean section and vaginal birth after cesarean section
    Y Tony Yang
    Department of Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
    Med Care 47:234-42. 2009
    Since the 1990s, nationwide rates of vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) have decreased sharply and rates of cesarean section have increased sharply...
  20. ncbi Sociodemographic factors and pregnancy events associated with women who declined vaginal birth after cesarean section
    Man Wah Pang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 143:24-8. 2009
    Certain sociodemographic characteristics and pregnancy events were shown to pre-dispose women to decline vaginal birth after cesarean section (CS) in the Western population...
  21. ncbi Uterine rupture in The Netherlands: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    J J Zwart
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 116:1069-78; discussion 1078-80. 2009
    ..To assess incidence of uterine rupture in scarred and unscarred uteri and its maternal and fetal complications in a nationwide design...
  22. ncbi Factors associated with vaginal birth after previous cesarean section in Brazilian women
    Jose Guilherme Cecatti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Campinas, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:107-13. 2005
    ..To identify factors associated with a vaginal second delivery in women who had one previous cesarean section...
  23. ncbi Women's experiences and preferences following Caesarean birth
    Jodie Dodd
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:521-4. 2004
    ..To seek women's views on their planned mode of birth in a subsequent pregnancy when they had a single prior Caesarean birth in the immediately preceding pregnancy...
  24. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: trial of labor or repeat cesarean section? A decision analysis
    David D Mankuta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:714-9. 2003
    ..The study was undertaken to analyze the decision for a trial of labor or a repeated cesarean section, after a prior cesarean section, with varying desire for an additional pregnancy...
  25. ncbi Neonatal mortality risk for repeat cesarean compared to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) deliveries in the United States, 1998-2002 birth cohorts
    Fay Menacker
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:147-54. 2010
    ..who have repeat cesareans, and the risk of neonatal mortality for repeat cesarean birth compared to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)...
  26. ncbi A new perspective on VBAC: a retrospective cohort study
    Genia Rozen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Women Birth 24:3-9. 2011
    ..Explaining the complications of VBAC in a way that is meaningful to women can be challenging, and thus a comparison to a similar group of women who have also not undergone previous vaginal delivery may be a more relevant comparison...
  27. ncbi Believing in birth--choosing VBAC: the childbirth expectations of a self-selected cohort of Australian women
    Jennifer Fenwick
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1561-70. 2007
    ..This study explored the childbirth expectations and knowledge of women who had experienced a caesarean and would prefer a vaginal birth in a subsequent pregnancy...
  28. ncbi Vaginal birth after caesarean section versus elective repeat caesarean section: assessment of maternal downstream health outcomes
    Emmanuelle Pare
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    BJOG 113:75-85. 2006
    ..To compare the maternal implications of strategies of vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) attempt versus elective repeat caesarean section in women with one previous lower segment caesarean section...
  29. ncbi Childbirth preferences after cesarean birth: a review of the evidence
    Karen B Eden
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Birth 31:49-60. 2004
    ..This review systematically evaluated and summarized the evidence related to women's preference for delivery...
  30. ncbi The increasing cesarean rate globally and what we can do about it
    Y Niino
    Institute for Health Economics and Policy, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 5:139-50. 2011
    ..Since reversal of the vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) trend downward is correlated with revised policy statements by e.g...
  31. ncbi Interdelivery interval and risk of symptomatic uterine rupture
    T D Shipp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:175-7. 2001
    ..To relate interdelivery interval to risk of uterine rupture during a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery...
  32. ncbi Women's preference for a cesarean section: incidence and associated factors
    J A Gamble
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    Birth 28:101-10. 2001
    ..should engage in a sensitive discussion of the risks and benefits of various birth options, including a vaginal birth after cesarean, with women who have previously experienced a cesarean birth before they make decisions about mode of ..
  33. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a common-sense approach
    James R Scott
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 1242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:342-50. 2011
    ..The primary cesarean rate is increasing and vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) rates are decreasing. Nonmedical factors have had a major effect on these trends...
  34. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: X-ray pelvimetry at term is informative
    Olivier Sibony
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Robert Debre, Paris, France
    J Perinat Med 34:212-5. 2006
    ..To examine whether X-ray pelvimetry data to evaluate the likelihood of vaginal birth after previous cesarean section...
  35. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: risk of uterine rupture with labor induction
    Joseph G Ouzounian
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:593-6. 2011
    We assessed the rate of uterine rupture in patients undergoing labor induction for attempted vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). A retrospective study was performed of data from a computerized database...
  36. ncbi Vaginal birth after two caesarean sections (VBAC-2)-a systematic review with meta-analysis of success rate and adverse outcomes of VBAC-2 versus VBAC-1 and repeat (third) caesarean sections
    S Tahseen
    Leeds University Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
    BJOG 117:5-19. 2010
    ..Trial of vaginal birth after Caesarean (VBAC) is considered acceptable after one caesarean section (CS), however, women wishing to have trial after two CS are generally not allowed or counselled appropriately of efficacy and complications...
  37. pmc The pattern of labor preceding uterine rupture
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:210.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to characterize the labor of women attempting trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) who experience uterine rupture...
  38. ncbi Once a cesarean, always a controversy
    B L Flamm
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Riverside, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 90:312-5. 1997
    ..In the 1980s, vaginal birth after cesarean grew in popularity and the pendulum began to swing away from routine repeat cesarean delivery...
  39. ncbi Uterine rupture associated with VBAC
    Calla M Holmgren
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:978-87. 2012
    Uterine rupture during attempted vaginal birth after cesarean is a rare, but serious complication and can result in death or long-term disability...
  40. ncbi Vaginal birth after Cesarean delivery: predicting success, risks of failure
    Celeste Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109 1989, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 15:388-93. 2004
    To identify predictors of successful trial of labor in women after one low transverse Cesarean delivery and no prior deliveries, and to assess perinatal morbidity associated with a failed vaginal birth after Cesarean delivery (VBAC).
  41. ncbi Vaginal birth after Caesarean risk decision-making: Australian findings on the mothers' perspective
    Pam McGrath
    International Program of Psycho Social Health Research, Central Queensland University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:274-81. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean: do California hospital policies follow national guidelines?
    Ida R Shihady
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:349-58. 2007
    To review whether California hospitals are adhering to national practice guidelines with regard to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  43. ncbi The benefits and risks of inducing labour in patients with prior caesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Marian S McDonagh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and the Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    BJOG 112:1007-15. 2005
    ..To evaluate the risks and benefits of inducing labour in women with a prior caesarean delivery...
  44. ncbi What influences a woman to choose vaginal birth after cesarean?
    Renee T Ridley
    Department of Nursing, Murray State University, KY 42071, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 31:665-72. 2002
    To discover what influences women in the decision to deliver via vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  45. pmc Birth after caesarean study--planned vaginal birth or planned elective repeat caesarean for women at term with a single previous caesarean birth: protocol for a patient preference study and randomised trial
    Jodie M Dodd
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:17. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi Vaginal births after Caesarean (VBAC): a population study
    C Stone
    Perinatal Data Collection Unit, Public Health and Development Division, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:340-8. 2000
    ..This large study is one of the few in the literature to provide population-based information on vaginal births after a previous Caesarean and related outcomes...
  47. ncbi Trends and characteristics of home vaginal birth after cesarean delivery in the United States and selected States
    Marian F MacDorman
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:737-44. 2012
    To examine trends and characteristics of home vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in the United States and selected states from 1990-2008.
  48. ncbi Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC): exploring women's perceptions
    Fiona Meddings
    University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:160-7. 2007
    ..The study sought to determine whether or not women were able to exercise informed choice and to explore how they made decisions about the method of delivery and how they interpreted their experiences following the birth...
  49. pmc The change in the rate of vaginal birth after caesarean section
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:37-43. 2011
    ....
  50. ncbi Simultaneous uterine and urinary bladder rupture in an otherwise successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Szu Ying Ho
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hsinchu Cathay General Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:655-9. 2010
    ..Bladder injury and uterine rupture can occur at any time during labor. Gross hematuria immediately after delivery is the most common presentation. Cystoscopy is a good tool to identify the severity of bladder injury...
  51. ncbi Decision making about mode of delivery among pregnant women who have previously had a caesarean section: A qualitative study
    M A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 114:86-93. 2007
    ..To explore prospectively women's decision making regarding mode of delivery after a previous caesarean section...
  52. pmc Toward an ethically responsible approach to vaginal birth after cesarean
    Anne Drapkin Lyerly
    Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:337-44. 2010
    ..We present a framework for ethically responsible guidelines and practice regarding vaginal birth after cesarean. We describe ethical complexities of 3 key issues that mark the debate: the cesarean delivery rate, ..
  53. ncbi The immediately available physician standard
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:325-30. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi A qualitative analysis of the content of telephone calls made by women to a dedicated 'Next Birth After Caesarean' antenatal clinic
    Sara David
    King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia
    Women Birth 23:166-71. 2010
    ..The midwifery-led clinic commenced at a tertiary hospital in Western Australia in 2008. As part of this service, access to a midwife via telephone is available...
  55. ncbi Women's experience of decision making about mode of delivery after a previous caesarean section: the role of health professionals and information about health risks
    C L Emmett
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BJOG 113:1438-45. 2006
    ..To explore women's experiences of decision making about mode of delivery after previous caesarean section...
  56. ncbi Rates and prediction of successful vaginal birth after cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:244-8. 2010
    ..These studies have demonstrated a population-level probability of a successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) that ranges between 60% and 80%...
  57. pmc Providers' perspectives on the vaginal birth after cesarean guidelines in Florida, United States: a qualitative study
    Kim J Cox
    College of Nursing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:72. 2011
    Women's access to vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in the United States has declined steadily since the mid-1990s, with a current rate of 8.2%. In the State of Florida, less than 1% of women with a previous cesarean deliver vaginally...
  58. ncbi Results of the national study of vaginal birth after cesarean in birth centers
    Ellice Lieberman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:933-42. 2004
    Some women wish to avoid a repeat cesarean delivery and believe that a midwife-supported vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in a nonhospital setting represents their best chance to do so; there is a small, persistent demand for out-of-..
  59. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: views from the private practitioner
    C Edward Wells
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:345-50. 2010
    This survey was conducted to assess physician opinion regarding vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) and to examine how physician and hospital characteristics influence the private obstetrical provider's decision to offer or not ..
  60. ncbi Trends and patterns of vaginal birth after cesarean availability in the United States
    Kimberly D Gregory
    Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:237-43. 2010
    ..and analysis of the National Inpatient Sample Database was performed to describe the trends in vaginal birth after cesarean availability in the United States and the factors associated with changing use...
  61. ncbi Safety and efficacy of vaginal birth after cesarean attempts at or beyond 40 weeks of gestation
    Kara M Coassolo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:700-6. 2005
    To compare rates of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) failure and major complications in women attempting VBAC before and after the estimated date of delivery (EDD) METHODS: This was a 5-year retrospective cohort study in 17 university ..
  62. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: an admission scoring system
    B L Flamm
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Southern California Region, Riverside, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 90:907-10. 1997
    ..To develop a scoring system to predict the likelihood of vaginal birth in patients undergoing a trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery using factors known at the time of hospital admission...
  63. ncbi Increased success of trial of labor after previous vaginal birth after cesarean
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, 5 East 98th Street, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:715-9. 2004
    To estimate whether a history of a previous successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) has an effect on a subsequent VBAC attempt.
  64. ncbi Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
    To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients who undergo a trial of labor.
  65. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1016-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD)...
  66. ncbi Validation of the prediction model for success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1029-33. 2009
    To validate a previously developed vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) prediction model using a patient cohort different than that from which it was derived.
  67. ncbi Births: final data for 2001
    Joyce A Martin
    Natl Vital Stat Rep 51:1-102. 2002
    ..Selected data by mother's State of residence are shown, as well as data on month and day of birth, sex ratio, and age of father. Trends in fertility patterns and maternal and infant characteristics are described and interpreted...
  68. ncbi Women's views on the use of decision aids for decision making about the method of delivery following a previous caesarean section: qualitative interview study
    J Frost
    Law and Social Science, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    BJOG 116:896-905. 2009
    ..To obtain the views of women on their experiences of decision making about the method of delivery following a previous caesarean section and the role of decision aids in this process...
  69. ncbi Effect of prior vaginal delivery or prior vaginal birth after cesarean delivery on obstetric outcomes in women undergoing trial of labor
    Israel Hendler
    Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 104:273-7. 2004
    We sought to study the effects of prior vaginal delivery or prior vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) on the success of a trial of labor after a cesarean delivery.
  70. ncbi Serial membrane sweeping at term in planned vaginal birth after cesarean: a randomized controlled trial
    Mukhri Hamdan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Obstet Gynecol 114:745-51. 2009
    To estimate the effect of serial membrane sweeping on the onset of labor in women who planned vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  71. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: an historic cohort cost analysis
    Heather DiMaio
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Shands Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:890-2. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relative cost-effectiveness of attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery compared with elective repeat cesarean delivery.
  72. 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
    We sought to construct a predictive model for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) that combines factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses with those known at initiation of prenatal care...
  73. 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.
  74. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture associated with an interdelivery interval between 18 and 24 months
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1003-6. 2010
    ..To estimate the association between interdelivery interval and uterine rupture in women with a previous cesarean delivery...
  75. ncbi Making choices for childbirth: development and testing of a decision-aid for women who have experienced previous caesarean
    Allison Shorten
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 52:307-13. 2004
    ..This decision-aid shows promise in facilitating informed decision-making in pregnancy. It is currently undergoing an evaluation in a multi-centre randomised controlled trial...
  76. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: a pilot study of outcomes in women receiving midwifery care
    Melissa D Avery
    University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 49:113-7. 2004
    ..a choice to labor after a cesarean birth has resulted in higher cesarean birth rates and lower rates of vaginal birth after cesarean birth (VBAC)...
  77. ncbi VBAC: a medicolegal perspective
    Clarissa Bonanno
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:217-25. 2011
    ..been a series of pendulum swings, and there is perhaps no better example in obstetrics than that of vaginal birth after cesarean. Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rates rose steadily in the early 1990s...
  78. ncbi Effect of body mass index and excessive weight gain on success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Gabor Juhasz
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:741-6. 2005
    To estimate whether excessive weight gain or obesity are risk factors affecting success for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
  79. ncbi Guidelines for vaginal birth after previous Caesarean birth
    Marie Jocelyne Martel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:164-88. 2005
    ..To provide evidence-based guidelines for the provision of a trial of labour (TOL) after Caesarean section...
  80. ncbi Failed vaginal birth after a cesarean section: how risky is it? I. Maternal morbidity
    J U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Illinois, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1365-71; discussion 1371-3. 2001
    Our purpose was to determine the maternal risks associated with failed attempt at vaginal birth after cesarean compared with elective repeat cesarean delivery or successful vaginal birth after cesarean.
  81. ncbi The effect of birth weight on vaginal birth after cesarean delivery success rates
    Mohammed A Elkousy
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:824-30. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of increasing birth weight on the success rates for a trial of labor in women with one previous cesarean delivery...
  82. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries...
  83. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    J M Mastrobattista
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Texas Houston Medical School, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 26:295-304. 1999
    ..Vigilance with respect to primary cesarean delivery is the only way to avoid this dilemma (p 315)."..
  84. ncbi Short interpregnancy interval: risk of uterine rupture and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    David M Stamilio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1075-82. 2007
    To investigate whether short or long interpregnancy interval is associated with uterine rupture and other major maternal morbidities in women who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC).
  85. ncbi Cesarean births in Taiwan
    Chin Yuan Hsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:57-61. 2007
    ..To evaluate the use of cesarean delivery in Taiwan by comparing local clinical indications with those in international cohorts...
  86. ncbi 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...
  87. ncbi Predicting success and reducing the risks when attempting vaginal birth after cesarean
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:538-45. 2008
    ..is to review the contemporary evidence on issues pertinent to improving the safety profile of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) attempts...
  88. ncbi The impact of maternal obesity and weight gain on vaginal birth after cesarean section success
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Metro Health Medical Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:954-7. 2004
    This study was undertaken to determine the impact of maternal obesity on success of a trial of labor (vaginal birth after cesarean section [VBAC]) after a single low transverse cesarean delivery.
  89. ncbi Trial of labor after 40 weeks' gestation in women with prior cesarean
    C M Zelop
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10021 19883, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:391-3. 2001
    ..To compare outcomes in women with prior cesareans delivering at or before 40 weeks' gestation with those delivering after 40 weeks...
  90. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: practice patterns of obstetrician-gynecologists
    Victoria H Coleman
    Department of Research, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:261-6. 2005
    To assess obstetrician-gynecologists' current practice patterns and opinions regarding vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC).
  91. ncbi Predicting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a review of prognostic factors and screening tools
    Jason N Hashima
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:547-55. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to identify the factors associated with vaginal delivery after trial of labor in patients with a prior cesarean and to evaluate the effectiveness of existing screening tools...
  92. ncbi Maternal and perinatal complications with uterine rupture in 142,075 patients who attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: A review of the literature
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC 29303, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:408-17. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of uterine rupture and its complications as the result of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery...
  93. ncbi [Vaginal birth after one previous cesarean section]
    Brynhildur Tinna Birgisdottir
    Laeknabladid 94:591-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the frequency of different modes of delivery after one previous cesarean section and those factors which may influence mode of delivery...
  94. ncbi Is vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) or elective repeat cesarean safer in women with a prior vaginal delivery?
    Alison G Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1143-7. 2006
    This study was undertaken to determine whether vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) or elective repeat cesarean delivery is safer overall for a woman with a prior vaginal delivery.
  95. ncbi Cesarean delivery and subsequent pregnancies
    Anne Kjersti Daltveit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1327-34. 2008
    ..To assess possible effects of a cesarean delivery on outcome in subsequent pregnancies...
  96. pmc "Endoview" project of intrapartum endoscopy
    Boris M Petrikovsky
    Nassau University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA
    JSLS 6:175-7. 2002
    ..Until now, no early symptoms pathognomonic to uterine rupture had been described. We share our experiences with the novel approach to the problem - an intrapartum endoscopy...
  97. ncbi Ethnic disparity in the success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Amie L Hollard
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Women s Hospital, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:483-7. 2006
    To estimate whether maternal race/ethnicity is independently associated with successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC).
  98. ncbi Induction of labour with previous caesarean delivery: where do we stand?
    Salma I Kayani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:636-41. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the literature to elucidate the international stance on induction of labour in women with previous caesarean section...
  99. ncbi Maternal morbidity following a trial of labor after cesarean section vs elective repeat cesarean delivery: a systematic review with metaanalysis
    A Cristina Rossi
    IV Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:224-31. 2008
    ..Articles were pooled to compare women planning vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) with those undergoing ERCS with regard to maternal morbidity (MM), uterine rupture/dehiscence (..
  100. ncbi Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs.
  101. ncbi The safety of a trial of labor after cesarean section in a grandmultiparous population
    Eitan Kugler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, 84101, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:339-44. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the risks of maternal and neonatal complications associated with VBAC compared to that of repeated elective cesarean section (CS) in the GMP population...

Research Grants12

  1. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Measuring Preferences for Childbirth After Cesarean
    Karen Eden; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..about 420,000 annually) facing the decision of whether to have a repeat cesarean or to attempt a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) will also increase...
  3. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  4. The Epidemiology of Fecal Incontinence after Childbirth
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These data will provide a better understanding of the extent of the problem and will provide data essential for future trials of prevention and treatment of fecal incontinence. ..
  5. Epidemiology of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Kristen Kjerulff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Describe ambulatory operative procedures used as treatment for female pelvic floor disorders in the NSAS, and 3.) Describe office-based visits for female pelvic floor disorders in the NAMCS and the NHAMCS. ..
  6. HORMONE REPLACEMENT AND RISK OF UTERINE FIBROID GROWTH
    Kristen Kjerulff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this study will be of significant value to a growing body of fibroid patients reaching the menopause and to the clinicians who treat these patients. ..
  7. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITS
    T O SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Surveillance Strategies Following Treatment for CIN
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Alternative strategies for post-treatment surveillance will be evaluated. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. TAMOXIFEN & BREAST CANCER--ACCEPTANCE/COST EFFECTIVENESS
    Joy Melnikow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Preventing Postpartum Depression in Adolescent Mothers
    Maureen Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this study will have important implications for preventing significant morbidity in adolescent mothers and their children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Function of the Urethra in Continent Women
    Kimberly Kenton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Normative ranges will be calculated for EMG, current perception thresholds, and urethral pressures for Caucasian and African American women. These data can then be used by other centers as reference data. [unreadable] [unreadable]..