hospital obstetrics and gynecology department

Summary

Summary: Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Obstetrics in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: In spite of access to clinics the most women give birth at home]
    Carin Nilses
    Reproduktionsmedicinska enheten, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 99:3862-4. 2002
  2. ncbi Morbidity and mortality from birth before arrival at Siriraj Hospital
    Korakot Sirimai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:1258-63. 2002
  3. ncbi Maternity wards or emergency obstetric rooms? Incidence of near-miss events in African hospitals
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:11-6. 2005
  4. pmc Randomised trial of educational visits to enhance use of systematic reviews in 25 obstetric units
    J C Wyatt
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Medical Statistics Group, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 317:1041-6. 1998
  5. ncbi Rethinking the cesarean rate: how pregnancy complications may affect interhospital comparisons
    Lisa M Korst
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center Burns and Allen Research Institute, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Health Service Research, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Med Care 43:237-45. 2005
  6. pmc Risk adjusting cesarean delivery rates: a comparison of hospital profiles based on medical record and birth certificate data
    D L DiGiuseppe
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:959-77. 2001
  7. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
  8. pmc Optimising reproductive and child health outcomes by building evidence-based research and practice in South East Asia (SEA-ORCHID): study protocol
    David J Henderson-Smart
    NSW Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, Queen Elizabeth ll Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:43. 2007
  9. pmc Promoting childbirth companions in South Africa: a randomised pilot study
    Heather Brown
    Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, W Sussex, UK
    BMC Med 5:7. 2007
  10. ncbi Two cases of postmaturity-related perinatal mortality in non-local expectant mothers
    Cherrie Yung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:231-3. 2007

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  1. ncbi [Obstetrics in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia: In spite of access to clinics the most women give birth at home]
    Carin Nilses
    Reproduktionsmedicinska enheten, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 99:3862-4. 2002
  2. ncbi Morbidity and mortality from birth before arrival at Siriraj Hospital
    Korakot Sirimai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:1258-63. 2002
    ..To identify maternal and infant morbidity and mortality from birth before arrival at Siriraj Hospital...
  3. ncbi Maternity wards or emergency obstetric rooms? Incidence of near-miss events in African hospitals
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:11-6. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc Randomised trial of educational visits to enhance use of systematic reviews in 25 obstetric units
    J C Wyatt
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund Medical Statistics Group, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 317:1041-6. 1998
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an educational visit to help obstetricians and midwives select and use evidence from a Cochrane database containing 600 systematic reviews...
  5. ncbi Rethinking the cesarean rate: how pregnancy complications may affect interhospital comparisons
    Lisa M Korst
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center Burns and Allen Research Institute, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Health Service Research, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Med Care 43:237-45. 2005
    ..The cesarean rate has served an integral role in the monitoring of obstetrical care, and in 2002, the national rate reached 26.1%, the highest ever reported...
  6. pmc Risk adjusting cesarean delivery rates: a comparison of hospital profiles based on medical record and birth certificate data
    D L DiGiuseppe
    Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:959-77. 2001
    ..In contrast, limiting models to data elements with known reliability may yield rankings that are more similar to rankings based on medical record data...
  7. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
    ..To investigate the views and experiences of postnatal hospital care of a representative sample of Victorian women who gave birth in Victoria, Australia, in 1999...
  8. pmc Optimising reproductive and child health outcomes by building evidence-based research and practice in South East Asia (SEA-ORCHID): study protocol
    David J Henderson-Smart
    NSW Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, Queen Elizabeth ll Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:43. 2007
    ..in Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia be improved by increasing the local capacity for the synthesis of research, implementation of effective interventions, and identification of gaps in knowledge needing further research?..
  9. pmc Promoting childbirth companions in South Africa: a randomised pilot study
    Heather Brown
    Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, W Sussex, UK
    BMC Med 5:7. 2007
    ..We piloted a multi-faceted intervention to encourage uptake of childbirth companions in state hospitals, and hypothesised that lay carers would improve the behaviour of health professionals...
  10. ncbi Two cases of postmaturity-related perinatal mortality in non-local expectant mothers
    Cherrie Yung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:231-3. 2007
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  11. ncbi Clinical IT. Ticker taped
    Jane Feinmann
    Health Serv J 113:28-9. 2003
    ..Paper-traced records of difficult births can be a poor-quality defence in litigation. A newly developed IT system provides an electronic archive of clinical data. A further module to provide automatic decision support is under evaluation...
  12. ncbi Antenatal and intrapartum risk factors for birth asphyxia among emergency obstetric referrals in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    D Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    East Afr Med J 80:140-3. 2003
    ..Many perinatal deaths follow birth asphyxia that occurs in newborn babies of women who are referred on developing life-threatening obstetric complications...
  13. pmc Rising trends in cesarean section rates in Egypt
    Marwan Khawaja
    Center for Research on Population and Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Birth 31:12-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to document recent levels and trends of cesarean section rates in Egypt, and to estimate trends in cesarean section by type of hospital from three population-based national surveys...
  14. ncbi Immediate neonatal outcomes after elective induction of labor
    Laura Beebe
    Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:173-5. 2007
    ..To examine immediate neonatal outcomes associated with elective labor induction...
  15. ncbi Strengthening emergency obstetric care in Thanh Hoa and Quang Tri provinces in Vietnam
    S A Otchere
    Save the Children US, Washington DC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:165-72. 2007
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  16. ncbi Securing reproductive rights
    Anne Sophie Coutin
    Lancet 363:990. 2004
  17. ncbi Certified nurse midwife-attended births: trends in Washington State, 1995-2004
    Carie G Bussey
    Woman Care, PLLC, Olympia, WA, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:444-50. 2007
    ..The rate of CNM-attended births doubled in hospitals with high birth volumes. We recommend future research designed to understand these trends...
  18. ncbi [Hospital deliveries in Morocco or how to reconcile different logics]
    F Richard
    Departement de sante publique, Institut de médecine tropicale Prince Léopold, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerpen, Belgique
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 51:39-54. 2003
    ..The objective of this article is to explore how women who went through a severe obstetrical complication experienced their hospitalisation and to confront this experience with the caregivers'perception...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for birth before arrival at Siriraj Hospital
    Vitaya Titapant
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:1251-7. 2002
    ..To assess the potential risk factors for birth before arrival at Siriraj Hospital...
  20. ncbi Defendants, hospital and physician below the standard
    J Kelley Avery
    State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company, Brentwood, USA
    Tenn Med 99:30-1. 2006
  21. ncbi Pre- and perinatal relations of hemophilia A and B
    Artur Beke
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Fetal Diagn Ther 18:17-25. 2003
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  22. ncbi Outcomes of planned hospital birth attended by midwives compared with physicians in British Columbia
    Patricia A Janssen
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Birth 34:140-7. 2007
    ..We compared maternal and newborn outcomes between women planning hospital birth attended by a midwife versus a physician in British Columbia, Canada...
  23. ncbi Cohort study of operative delivery in the second stage of labour and standard of obstetric care
    Deirdre J Murphy
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, UK
    BJOG 110:610-5. 2003
    ..To assess the maternal and neonatal morbidity following operative delivery in the second stage of labour in relation to the standard of obstetric care...
  24. ncbi Duty hours and pregnancy outcome among residents in obstetrics and gynecology
    Steven G Gabbe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:948-51. 2003
    ..To assess the present status of resident duty hours in obstetrics and gynecology, identify existing policies concerning work schedules during pregnancy, and evaluate pregnancy outcome in female house officers...
  25. ncbi Clinical, psychosocial, and economic effects of antenatal day care for three medical complications of pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial of 395 women
    Deborah A Turnbull
    Department of General Practice, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
    Lancet 363:1104-9. 2004
    ..We assessed the clinical, psychosocial, and economic effects of day care for three pregnancy complications in a randomised trial of day care versus standard care on an antenatal ward...
  26. pmc Unavailability of essential obstetric care services in a local government area of south-west Nigeria
    Kayode T Ijadunolal
    Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:94-100. 2007
    ..This result has implications for interventions for the reduction of maternal mortality in the LGA and in Nigeria...
  27. ncbi Weekend birth and higher neonatal mortality: a problem of patient acuity or quality of care?
    Patti Hamilton
    College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University, Denton 76204 5498, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:724-33. 2003
    ..To address the differences in neonatal mortality among births to teenage mothers on weekdays and weekends...
  28. ncbi The place of birth: childbearing and kinship in Calcutta middle-class families
    Henrike Donner
    Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
    Med Anthropol 22:303-41. 2003
    ..The ethnographic accounts of different experiences of childbirth show that the medicalization of childbirth should be situated within the context of wider kin and class relations that affect women's choice and their sense of agency...
  29. ncbi Networked for change? Identifying obstetric opinion leaders and assessing their opinions on caesarean delivery
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, 4150 V Street Suite 2500, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:2423-34. 2003
    ..However, they did not consistently support policies designed to reduce the caesarean delivery rate. The results have implications for the generalizability of opinion leader strategies...
  30. ncbi Nighttime call in house vs. out of house: a comparison of obstetric procedure rates
    Jay Goldberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Reprod Med 49:143-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of in-house vs. out-of-house nighttime call coverage on obstetric practice...
  31. ncbi Labor induction rate variation in upstate New York: what is the difference?
    J Christopher Glantz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Birth 30:168-74. 2003
    ..A birth database from a region of upstate New York, including 31,352 deliveries from 1998 through 1999, was used to determine the degree of variation of labor induction rates among hospitals and practitioners...
  32. ncbi Evaluating innovations in maternity care: methodological approaches to a baseline postal survey
    Jane Yelland
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Birth 30:160-7. 2003
    ..This paper discusses the baseline survey study design and methodological issues associated with the recruitment and reminder processes...
  33. ncbi Review of antenatal testing policies and practice for HIV and hepatitis C infection
    Jenean D Spencer
    Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Population Health Division, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:614-9. 2003
    ..To investigate antenatal HIV and HCV testing policy and practice in Australia...
  34. ncbi Program evaluation of hospital-based antenatal home care for high-risk women
    Ann Salvador
    Birthing Unit, Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
    Hosp Q 6:67-73, 4. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Impact of private health insurance incentives on obstetric outcomes in NSW hospitals
    Brett Shorten
    Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong
    Aust Health Rev 27:27-38. 2004
    ..Incentives to increase private health insurance coverage appear to be having a negative impact on childbirth, in terms of higher birth intervention and operative birth rates in NSW private hospitals...
  36. ncbi The challenges of improving emergency obstetric care in two rural districts in Mali
    S A Otchere
    Save the Children US, Washington DC, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:173-82. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi [Quantity and quality of obstetrical care in Baross Street Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology between 1990 and 2006]
    Gyula Richard Nagy
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Altalános Orvostudományi Kar I Szülészeti és Nogyógyászati Klinika, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 148:2355-64. 2007
    ..Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, from January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2006. Data were analyzed based on their computer database, showing complexity of obstetrics, genetic counseling and neonatology...
  38. ncbi Effect of a training program for maternity ward professionals on duration of breastfeeding
    Jean Philippe Vittoz
    Quality of Care Unit, Grenoble University Hospital, France
    Birth 31:302-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether a 3-day training program for maternity ward professionals was followed by an increase in duration of any breastfeeding...
  39. ncbi [Quality of birth care in maternity hospitals of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
    Eleonora d'Orsi
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Tubarao, SC, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:645-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the quality of birth care based on the World Health Organization guidelines...
  40. ncbi The mean third trimester postprandial blood glucose of diabetic pregnant patients and infant birth weight in the kuwaiti population
    H E El-Halwagy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jahra Hospital, Kuwait
    Medscape Womens Health 6:2. 2001
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  41. ncbi Common areas of litigation related to care during labor and birth: recommendations to promote patient safety and decrease risk exposure
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:110-25; quiz 126-7. 2003
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  42. 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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  43. ncbi Improving emergency obstetric care in Mozambique: the story of Sofala
    C Santos
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Program, Maputo, Mozambique
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:190-201. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi [Obstetrics in Denmark. The role of surgical maternity wards in Denmark]
    P A Jørgensen
    Lemvig Sygehus, Kirurgisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 163:2240-3. 2001
    ..This prompted a comparison of birth outcomes for women who live in municipalities, which are served by a surgical maternity ward compared to the rest of the Danish women...
  45. ncbi A criteria-based audit of the management of severe pre-eclampsia in Kampala, Uganda
    A D Weeks
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:292-7; discussion 283-4. 2005
    ..To improve the quality of clinical care for women with severe pre-eclampsia...
  46. ncbi Level of perinatal care of the maternity unit and rate of cesarean in low-risk nulliparas
    C Le Ray
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, UMR S149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1269-77. 2006
    ..To analyze the influence of level of perinatal care of the maternity unit on the rate of cesarean delivery during labor among women with low-risk pregnancies...
  47. ncbi [Sectio caesarea in extremely low birth weight newborn babies--modern tendency or objective necessity]
    S Bozhinova
    Akush Ginekol (Sofiia) 44:28-32. 2005
    ..Thus our objective was to find out the role of the abdominal delivery on the favorable outcome for ELBW newborn babies...
  48. ncbi [Spina bifida--retrospective analysis of fetuses diagnosed in the department of obstetrics & gynecology of the postgraduate center of medical education between 1997 & 2004]
    Anna Kucińqska-Chahwan
    Klinika Połoznictwa i Ginekologii CMKP w Warszawie
    Ginekol Pol 77:10-6. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to determine the kind and localisation of the spina bifida and if open neural tube defects are associated with other anomalies and ventriculomegaly...
  49. ncbi One mother, one midwife
    Laura Abbott
    Midwives for Eastern Region West LSA
    Pract Midwife 9:22-3. 2006
  50. ncbi Family-centered maternity care in the new millennium: is it real or is it imagined?
    E Zwelling
    Phillips Fenwick, Santa Cruz, California, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 15:1-12. 2001
    ..Suggestions are provided regarding the development of a vision and mission, the institutional culture, systems and clinical management, staff attitudes, and involvement of families...
  51. ncbi Frontline Reports: A peripartum inpatient psychiatric program for mothers and infants
    Christel Alberque
    University Hospital of Geneva, UPHA 5DL, 24 Micheli du Crest, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 57:721. 2006
  52. ncbi Safe deliveries
    Dave Carpenter
    Hosp Health Netw 78:56-8, 60, 1. 2004
    ..Obstetrics, long a patient safety priority because of the vulnerability of mothers and newborns, is even more of a focus thanks to high malpractice costs and an exodus of doctors...
  53. ncbi Successful neonatal outcome in 2 cases of maternal persistent vegetative state treated in a labor and delivery suite
    Giuseppe Chiossi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:316-22. 2006
    ..After initial medical stabilization in intensive care unit environments, both patients were treated in a labor and delivery setting with consultative supports from various subspecialists...
  54. ncbi Differences in management and results in term-delivery in nine European referral hospitals: descriptive study
    Severine Alran
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital Robert Debre, 19 Boulevard Sérurier, Paris 75019, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 103:4-13. 2002
    ..To compose obstetric interventions around Europe...
  55. ncbi Perinatal outcome in unbooked women at the Rotunda Hospital
    A Treacy
    James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Dublin
    Ir Med J 95:44-7. 2002
    ..Unbooked pregnancies account for a small proportion of our antenatal population. However, perinatal outcome is significantly worse in unbooked patients compared to those who are regular antenatal attenders...
  56. ncbi Emergency peripartum hysterectomy in a tertiary obstetric center: 8-year evaluation
    Dubravko Habek
    University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Zagreb University, Sveti Duh General Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Fetal Diagn Ther 22:139-42. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to present the incidence, indications, and operative morbidity and mortality in pregnant women undergoing emergency peripartum hysterectomy (EPH) at a tertiary obstetric institution...
  57. ncbi Adverse events detected by clinical surveillance on an obstetric service
    Alan J Forster
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1073-83. 2006
    ..We performed this study to estimate the rate of adverse events and potential adverse events-errors that have a high likelihood of causing patient harm-occurring during obstetric care...
  58. pmc Obstetric near miss and deaths in public and private hospitals in Indonesia
    Asri Adisasmita
    Centre for Family Welfare, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the frequency and causes of near miss and maternal deaths in four hospitals in West Java, Indonesia...
  59. ncbi [Congenital malformations in newborns residing in the municipality of Gela (Sicily, Italy)]
    Fabrizio Bianchi
    Sezione di epidemiologia, Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa
    Epidemiol Prev 30:19-26. 2006
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  60. ncbi Nerve fibers in uterosacral ligaments of women with deep infiltrating endometriosis
    Adolpho Roberto Kelm Junior
    Ob Gyn Department, Santa Casa Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Reprod Immunol 79:93-9. 2008
    ..Endometriosis is a disease of high prevalence and enigmatic origin. One aspect not yet clarified is the relationship between endometriosis and nerve tissue...
  61. ncbi Management of severe hypertension in the postpartum period with intravenous hydralazine or labetalol: a randomized clinical trial
    Paulino Vigil-De Gracia
    Obstetric Intensive Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Complejo Hospitalario Arnulfo Arias Madrid Caja de Seguro Social, Panama, Panama
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:163-71. 2007
    ..To compare the safety and efficacy of intravenous labetalol and intravenous hydralazine for acutely lowering blood pressure in the puerperium...
  62. ncbi [Diagnostic hysteroscopy in the third millennium. Indications and role]
    G Carta
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Universita degli Studi di L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 55:159-65. 2003
    ..Emphasis is laid on the description of the indications underlying the investigation and on the hysteroscopic and histological findings in the cases examined...
  63. ncbi [Attitudes and hierarchy of medical values in a gynecology and obstetrics department]
    Luis Alberto Villanueva
    Subdireccion de Ginecologia y Obstetricia, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico, DF
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 72:273-8. 2004
    ..The current practice of medicine is suffering a deep crisis of values due to the process of super-specialization, marketing tendencies, growing and the practice of a defensive medicine...
  64. ncbi [Management of pre-term labor: use of nifedipine in Conakry, Guinea]
    T Sy
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, CHU Ignace Deen, Conakry, Guinée
    Med Trop (Mars) 70:141-4. 2010
    ..An information campaign is needed to promote use of nifedipine as a tocolytic in obstetrical facilities of our country...
  65. ncbi Efficacy of breastfeeding support provided by trained clinicians during an early, routine, preventive visit: a prospective, randomized, open trial of 226 mother-infant pairs
    Jose Labarere
    Quality of Care Unit, Grenoble University Hospital, Grenoble, France
    Pediatrics 115:e139-46. 2005
    ..However, robust scientific evidence based on randomized, controlled trials is currently lacking...
  66. ncbi [Value of hand disinfection by rubbing with alcohol prior to surgery in a tropical setting]
    S Adjoussou
    Service de gynécologie obstétrique CHU de Yopougon, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Med Trop (Mars) 69:463-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of hand disinfection by rubbing with alcohol in terms of prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) and cost in a tropical setting...
  67. ncbi Study of the newborn feeding behaviors and fentanyl concentration in colostrum after an analgesic dose of epidural and intravenous fentanyl in cesarean section
    Hala M Goma
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kasr El Eni Teaching Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Saudi Med J 29:678-82. 2008
    ..To compare the effects of epidural and intravenous fentanyl on breast feeding behaviors and fentanyl concentration in the colostrum after an analgesic dose...
  68. ncbi Platelet count in 100 cases of pregnancy induced hypertension
    R Rahim
    Department of Gynae and Obs, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 19:5-9. 2010
    ..Those patients had low platelet count 74.28% had low birth weight (LBW) babies. Platelet count is a very important investigation for antenatal mother having PIH, as it is directly related to maternal and perinatal outcome...
  69. ncbi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe acute respiratory failure in postpartum woman with rheumatic mitral valve disease: benefit, factors furthering the success of this procedure, and review of the literature
    Georges Fayad
    Clinique de Chirurgie Cardiovasculaire, Hopital Cardiologique, CHRU de Lille, France
    J Extra Corpor Technol 39:112-6. 2007
    ..Early use of cardiorespiratory support with veno-arterial ECMO allows pulmonary and right heart recovery after cardiac surgery, thus avoiding the use of inotropic drugs and complex ventilatory support...
  70. ncbi [Use of antibiotics in prevention and therapy in obstetrics and gynaecologic surgery]
    N Nedicova
    Dipartimento Ostetricia e Ginecologia, Clinica Universitaria, Cattedra A, Ospedale S Anna di Torino, Turin, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 55:175-87. 2003
    ..The antibiotic treatments employed in 1999 in cases of gynaecologic and obstetric surgery in the first clinic of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department of the University of Turin have been evaluated...
  71. ncbi Aromatherapy for outpatients with menopausal symptoms in obstetrics and gynecology
    Shio Murakami
    Green Flask Laboratory, Green Flask Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    J Altern Complement Med 11:491-4. 2005
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  72. ncbi Association of AccI polymorphism in the follicle-stimulating hormone beta gene with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Y Tong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Fertil Steril 74:1233-6. 2000
    ..To search for FSH beta-subunit gene mutations in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and determine the association between the mutations and the syndrome...
  73. ncbi A new molecular variant of luteinizing hormone associated with female infertility
    W X Liao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital
    Fertil Steril 69:102-6. 1998
    ..To investigate whether the newly described G1502 to A1502 mutation in exon 3 of the LH beta-subunit gene, causing the amino acid substitution of Ser102 for Gly102, is related to female infertility...
  74. ncbi [Comparative study of pregnant women exposure to tobacco smoke: POLAND-MEXICO]
    Iwona Pirogowicz
    Katedra i Zakład Medycyny Rodzinnej Akademii Medycznej we Wrocławiu
    Przegl Lek 61:1020-3. 2004
    ..Nearly doubled average concentration of ExhCO among passive smoking mothers in comparison to the non-smoking ones arises a serious concern...
  75. ncbi A comparison of propofol and ketamine as induction agents for cesarean section
    Ophas Wanna
    Department of Anesthesiology, Sappasitthiprasong Ubonratchatani Hospital, Ubonratchatani 34000, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:774-9. 2004
    ..To compare the neonatal and maternal effects of propofol and ketamine as induction agents for elective cesarean section...
  76. ncbi [Prevalence of postpartum depression in Spanish mothers: comparison of estimation by mean of the structured clinical interview for DSM-IV with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale]
    Carlos Ascaso Terren
    Departament de Salut Publica, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:326-9. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi [Major depression in pregnant women served by the National Materno-Perinatal Institute in Lima, Peru]
    Matilde Lena Luna Matos
    Clinica Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 26:310-4. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of major depression during pregnancy and to define the sociodemographic and obstetric characteristics of pregnant women with major depression treated by the outpatient clinic at a hospital in Lima, Peru...
  78. ncbi Impact of genes related to immune tolerance and inflammation (tumour necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-6) on blood pressure, protein excretion and oedema in pregnancy
    Thiemo Pfab
    Center for Cardiovascular Research Institute of Pharmacology, Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Hypertens 23:2187-91. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that genetically determined alterations of maternal immune tolerance to a foetal semi-allograft are important for the pathogenesis of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy...
  79. ncbi Prenatal depression, prenatal anxiety, and spontaneous preterm birth: a prospective cohort study among women with early and regular care
    Jacques Dayan
    Service de Psychiatrie de l Enfant et de l Adolescent, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Clemenceau, 14033 Caen Cedex, France
    Psychosom Med 68:938-46. 2006
    ..This article investigates the effects of antenatal depression and anxiety on spontaneous preterm birth resulting either from preterm labor or preterm premature rupture of membranes...
  80. ncbi Impact of maternal angiotensinogen M235T polymorphism and angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism on blood pressure, protein excretion and fetal outcome in pregnancy
    Thiemo Pfab
    Department of Nephrology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Hypertens 25:1255-61. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that genetically determined alterations of the renin-angiotensin system are associated with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy...
  81. ncbi Early acquisition of TT virus in infants: possible minor role of maternal transmission
    Ho Hsiung Lin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine and the Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 66:285-90. 2002
    ..In conclusion, TTV viremia is common in pregnant Taiwanese women and their infants. However, the results suggest that maternal transmission may play only a minor role in early acquisition of TTV in infants...
  82. ncbi Mode of delivery and pelvic floor muscle strength and sexual function after childbirth
    Y B Baytur
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Celal Bayar University, School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:276-80. 2005
    ..To investigate the respective roles of the mode of delivery and strength of pelvic floor muscles in the sexual function of women...
  83. pmc High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in newborn infants of high-risk mothers
    S H Dijkstra
    Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:750-3. 2007
    ..A second aim was to correlate these newborn infants' vitamin D concentrations with biochemical parameters of vitamin D metabolism and bone turnover at birth...
  84. ncbi Swyer syndrome in a woman with pure 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis and a hypoplastic uterus: a rare presentation
    Negar Karimian
    Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Ahvaz, Iran
    Fertil Steril 93:267.e13-4. 2010
    ..To report a rare presentation of Swyer syndrome in a woman with pure 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis...
  85. ncbi Monopaternal superfecundation of quintuplets after transfer of two embryos in an in vitro fertilization cycle
    H Amsalem
    IVF Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fertil Steril 76:621-3. 2001
    ..To present the first genetically proven identity of quintuplets in an IVF treatment cycle after transferring only two embryos...
  86. ncbi Pregnancy course and neonatal outcome after exposure to leflunomide--2 cases report and review of literature
    Iwona Hajdyla-Banaś
    Rheumatology Department, J Dietl Hospital, Krakow
    Przegl Lek 66:1069-71. 2009
    ....
  87. ncbi Knowledge about AIDS/HIV infection among women attending obstetrics and gynaecology clinic at a university hospital
    Gulfareen Haider
    Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Isra University Hospital, Sindh, Hyderabad
    J Pak Med Assoc 59:95-8. 2009
    ..To determine the level of awareness about Human Immune-deficiency Virus Infection and Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) among women attending obstetrics and gynaecology clinic...
  88. ncbi Interaction of maternal peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism with fetal sex affects maternal glycemic control during pregnancy
    Berthold Hocher
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Pharmacology, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 20:139-42. 2010
    ..009). Fetal sex/sex chromosomes may substantially affect maternal glycemic control in mothers who are carriers of the GG alleles of the PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism...
  89. ncbi Dexamethasone in unexplained infertility
    Sanam Moradan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Amir Hospital, Semnan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 30:1034-6. 2009
    ..To determine if dexamethasone could be a suitable option in the treatment of patients with unexplained infertility...
  90. ncbi Oral misoprostol for induction of labour
    Shazia Syed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:102-5. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of oral Misoprostol in labour induction with respect to ease of administration and induction-to-delivery time interval...
  91. pmc Corneal topographic changes in premenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Erdinc Aydin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Gaziosmanpasa University Faculty of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey
    BMC Ophthalmol 7:9. 2007
    ..To asses the effect of menopause on the corneal curvature changes using corneal computerized videokeratography (CVK) in premenopausal and postmenopausal healthy women...
  92. ncbi Clinicopathological evaluation of 59 cases of fetal death
    Giovanni Zanconato
    Obstetrical Unit, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Biology and Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:619-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study has been assessing the determinants of stillbirth among the newborns of the Verona University Obstetrics Department...
  93. ncbi Sexual behaviour and social class in Australian women
    A Mindel
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Research Centre, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 14:344-9. 2003
    ..Evaluation of interventions to reduce the sexual risk to women in the public sector should be considered, including encouraging young women to delay their sexual debut, and reducing the number of sexual partners...
  94. ncbi Suspected macrosomia? Better not tell
    D Sadeh-Mestechkin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:225-30. 2008
    ..To evaluate the management policy of delivery in a suspected macrosomic fetus and to describe the outcome of this policy...
  95. ncbi Rapid HIV diagnostic test in undocumented pregnant women applied at an inner-city teaching hospital
    Luiz Euribel Prestes-Carneiro
    Departamento de Imunologia e Pós Graduação e Pesquisa, Universidade do Oeste Paulista, Presidente Prudente, SP, Brasil
    Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 51:273-6. 2009
    ..A higher number of pregnant women previously tested for HIV during antenatal care was verified, compared to that obtained nationwide...
  96. ncbi Light microscopic study of cervical smear in a tertiary hospital at Dhaka
    M T Rahman
    Department of Pathology, Ibrahim Medical College, Shahbagh, and BIRDEM Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 19:208-12. 2010
    ..14%), Prolapse (4.39%), Fibroid (2.01%), Infertility (1.13%), Post coital bleeding (0.75%) respectively. Pap's smear is reconfirmed as an established major screening tool for diagnosis of different cervical lesions...
  97. ncbi Fetal and maternal peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma2 Pro12Ala does not influence birth weight
    Thiemo Pfab
    Center for Cardiovascular Research Institute of Pharmacology, Charité Mitte, Hessische Str 3 4, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1880-5. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala polymorphism is not relevant for intrauterine growth. Previously reported effects of PPARgamma2 Pro12Ala on insulin resistance seem to arise later in life...
  98. ncbi Efficacy of a SIDS risk factor education methodology at a native American and Caucasian site
    Larry Burd
    ND Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58203, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:365-71. 2007
    ..To complete a community based efficacy study of a SIDS risk reduction methodology...
  99. ncbi The Lourdes Hospital inquiry: its implications for medical practice
    J F A Murphy
    Ir Med J 99:68-9. 2006
  100. ncbi Appropriateness of hospital admissions in general hospitals in Egypt
    M Al-Tehewy
    Health Care Quality Unit, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 15:1126-34. 2009
    ..0% and 1.9%). On logistic regression analysis, the route of admission was the only factor significantly associated with inappropriate admissions in the departments of surgery, obstetrics/gynaecology and internal medicine...
  101. ncbi The contribution of privately owned hospitals in the provision of essential obstetric care in Nigeria
    J E N Okonkwo
    Department of Obstetrics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi
    Niger J Clin Pract 9:159-63. 2006
    ..To highlight the private sector contribution in the provision of essential obstetric care in Abia State, Southeastern Nigeria...

Research Grants4

  1. Consumer Influences of Treatment of Depression
    Richard Kravitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., should DTCA be further regulated?) while also contributing to our understanding of the social influences on diagnosis and treatment of depression in primary care settings. ..
  2. Improving Depression Treatment Adherence & Outcomes
    Heather Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research has potential to meaningfully improve medication adherence, enhance outcomes and quality of life, and minimize the terrible morbidity burden experienced among women with depression. ..
  3. Mechanisms of Tandem Repeat Deletion in Group B Strep
    KAREN PUOPOLO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The training goal of this project is to prepare the applicant for a career in bacterial genetic research by providing didactic education and the opportunity to develop laboratory expertise in this rapidly evolving field. ..
  4. Health Disparities: Leaders, Providers and Patients(RMI)
    Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
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