labor presentation

Summary

Summary: The position or orientation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR, determined by its relation to the SPINE of the mother and the birth canal. The normal position is a vertical, cephalic presentation with the fetal vertex flexed on the NECK.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Pregnancies and deliveries in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    Jana Midelfart Hoff
    Section for Neurology, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neurology 64:459-62. 2005
  2. ncbi Relations between fetal head descent and cervical dilatation during individual uterine contractions in the active stage of labor
    Ofer Barnea
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:654-9. 2009
  3. ncbi Intrapartum fetal head position I: comparison between transvaginal digital examination and transabdominal ultrasound assessment during the active stage of labor
    D M Sherer
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:258-63. 2002
  4. ncbi Vaginal versus ultrasound examination of fetal occiput position during the second stage of labor
    Margaret R Chou
    Stanford University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lucile S Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:521-4. 2004
  5. ncbi Prediction of labor and delivery by transperineal ultrasound in pregnancies with prelabor rupture of membranes at term
    T M Eggebø
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:387-91. 2006
  6. ncbi Intrapartum translabial ultrasound (ITU): sonographic landmarks and correlation with successful vacuum extraction
    W Henrich
    Department of Obstetrics, Charite Virchow Clinic, Berlin, and Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:753-60. 2006
  7. ncbi Birth simulator: reliability of transvaginal assessment of fetal head station as defined by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists classification
    Olivier Dupuis
    Unité de Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, Lyon, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:868-74. 2005
  8. ncbi Survival advantage associated with cesarean delivery in very low birth weight vertex neonates
    Henry Chong Lee
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:97-105. 2006
  9. ncbi The relationship between delivery mode and mortality in very low birthweight singleton vertex-presenting infants
    Arieh Riskin
    Department of Neonatology, Bnai Zion Medical Centre, 47 Golomb Street, P O B 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    BJOG 111:1365-71. 2004
  10. ncbi Mode of delivery and mortality among preterm newborns
    Fehmi Ahmeti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Clinical Centre, Prishtina, Kosovo
    Ginekol Pol 81:203-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi Pregnancies and deliveries in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    Jana Midelfart Hoff
    Section for Neurology, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neurology 64:459-62. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of maternal Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) on pregnancy and delivery...
  2. ncbi Relations between fetal head descent and cervical dilatation during individual uterine contractions in the active stage of labor
    Ofer Barnea
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:654-9. 2009
    ..The contraction-vector angle reflects the changing intra-contraction relationship between head station and cervical dilatation. The angle of this vector may serve as an indicator of labor progress...
  3. ncbi Intrapartum fetal head position I: comparison between transvaginal digital examination and transabdominal ultrasound assessment during the active stage of labor
    D M Sherer
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:258-63. 2002
    ..A secondary objective was to compare the performance of attending physicians vs. senior residents in depicting fetal head position by transvaginal digital examination in comparison with ultrasound, respectively...
  4. ncbi Vaginal versus ultrasound examination of fetal occiput position during the second stage of labor
    Margaret R Chou
    Stanford University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lucile S Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:521-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether ultrasonography is more accurate than vaginal examination in the determination of fetal occiput position in the second stage of labor...
  5. ncbi Prediction of labor and delivery by transperineal ultrasound in pregnancies with prelabor rupture of membranes at term
    T M Eggebø
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:387-91. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether engagement of the fetal head or cervical length in women with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term, are associated with time from PROM to delivery or need for operative delivery...
  6. ncbi Intrapartum translabial ultrasound (ITU): sonographic landmarks and correlation with successful vacuum extraction
    W Henrich
    Department of Obstetrics, Charite Virchow Clinic, Berlin, and Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:753-60. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Birth simulator: reliability of transvaginal assessment of fetal head station as defined by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists classification
    Olivier Dupuis
    Unité de Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, Lyon, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:868-74. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the reliability of transvaginal assessment of fetal head station by using a newly designed birth simulator...
  8. ncbi Survival advantage associated with cesarean delivery in very low birth weight vertex neonates
    Henry Chong Lee
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:97-105. 2006
    ..To identify the indications for and any survival advantage associated with very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates delivered by cesarean...
  9. ncbi The relationship between delivery mode and mortality in very low birthweight singleton vertex-presenting infants
    Arieh Riskin
    Department of Neonatology, Bnai Zion Medical Centre, 47 Golomb Street, P O B 4940, Haifa 31048, Israel
    BJOG 111:1365-71. 2004
    ..To investigate the factors associated with caesarean delivery and the relationship between mode of delivery and mortality in singleton vertex-presenting very low birthweight (< or = 1500 g) live born infants...
  10. ncbi Mode of delivery and mortality among preterm newborns
    Fehmi Ahmeti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Clinical Centre, Prishtina, Kosovo
    Ginekol Pol 81:203-7. 2010
    ..vaginal)...
  11. ncbi Mode of delivery in the preterm gestation and maternal and neonatal outcome
    Tullio Ghi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1424-8. 2010
    ..To determine if the mode of delivery in preterm gestations is associated with changes in maternal and neonatal outcome...
  12. ncbi Association between maternal age and the likelihood of a cesarean section: a population-based multivariate logistic regression analysis
    Herng Ching Lin
    School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1178-83. 2004
    ..This study uses population-based data from Taiwan to explore the relationship between maternal age and the likelihood of a CS...
  13. ncbi Neonatal death and morbidity in vertex-nonvertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Unveristy of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:840-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of neonatal death and morbidity in vertex-nonvertex second twins according to the mode of delivery and birth weight...
  14. ncbi Pregnancy outcome in spontaneous twins versus twins who were conceived through in vitro fertilization
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:513-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare maternal and neonatal complications in spontaneous versus in vitro fertilization twins...
  15. ncbi Intrapartum influences on cesarean delivery in multiple gestation
    Keith P Williams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:241-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate which intrapartum factors influence the method of delivery in a group of twin pregnancies eligible for vaginal delivery...
  16. ncbi Cesarean section in a wedged head
    A H Khosla
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak
    Indian J Med Sci 57:187-91. 2003
    ..Haemorrhage due to extension of incision requiring blood transfusion occurred in 24% of patients in group II as compared to nil in group I...
  17. ncbi Birth order and delivery interval: analysis of twin pair perinatal outcomes
    Rebecca S Hartley
    Biology Department, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:375-80. 2005
    ..To determine whether second-born twins (B) have higher morbidity and mortality than first-born twins (A), using a paired analysis...
  18. ncbi Head pushing versus reverse breech extraction in cases of impacted fetal head during Cesarean section
    Roni Levy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Affiliated to the Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 121:24-6. 2005
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with two methods to extract the impacted fetal head during Cesarean delivery...
  19. ncbi Perinatal outcome in multiple pregnancies--spontaneous gestation versus
    M Gojnic
    Medical Faculty of Belgrade, Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 32:65-7. 2005
    ..Pregnancies were followed clinically, with laboratory analyses and ultrasonography...
  20. ncbi Perinatal outcome of vaginally delivered twin gestations with a larger twin B
    Ihab M Usta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Perinatol 23:409-13. 2003
    ..To study the perinatal outcome of vaginally delivered twins when twin B is more than 250 g larger than twin A...
  21. ncbi Uterine rupture: risk factors and pregnancy outcome
    Keren Ofir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Services, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1042-6. 2003
    ..This study aimed at determining risk factors and pregnancy outcome in women with uterine rupture...
  22. ncbi [Shoulder dystocia--risk factors and fetal outcome]
    A Dimitrov
    Akush Ginekol (Sofiia) 43:3-9. 2004
    ..2%), followed by paresis of the brachial plexus (7.6%). Severe shoulder dystocia both from obstetrical and neonatological point of view is found in 2-3% of the cases...
  23. ncbi Is abnormal labor associated with shoulder dystocia in nulliparous women?
    Shobha H Mehta
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1604-7; discussion 1607-9. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between labor abnormalities and shoulder dystocia in nulliparous women...
  24. ncbi Gestational diabetes mellitus--implications of different treatment protocols
    Yoav Peled
    Perinatal Division and WHO Collaborating Center for Perinatal Care, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:847-52. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of different management approaches to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on perinatal outcome...
  25. ncbi [Cesarean section for failed vacuum extraction: risk factors and maternal and neonatal outcomes]
    S Miot
    Clinique universitaire de gynécologie obstétrique, 2, Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 32:607-12. 2004
    ..To evaluate risk factors associated with failed attempts of vacuum extraction and their outcomes...
  26. ncbi [Vaginal birth after caesarean delivery in twin gestation: is trial of labor allowed?]
    N Coutty
    Clinique d obstétrique, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille, 1, rue Eugène Avinée, 59037 Lille, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 32:855-9. 2004
    ..To determine if a trial of labor in twin pregnancy with previous cesarean section is an acceptable alternative to systematic cesarean section...
  27. ncbi Umbilical cord prolapse and perinatal outcomes
    B Kahana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 84:127-32. 2004
    ..To determine obstetric risk factors and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by umbilical cord prolapse...
  28. ncbi Obstetrical parameters influencing the duration of the second stage of labor
    B Schiessl
    Prenatal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Maistr 11, 80337 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 118:17-20. 2005
    ..To investigate the impact of parameters influencing the duration of the second stage of labor in vaginal deliveries...
  29. ncbi Mode of delivery for vertex-nonvertex twin gestations
    I M Usta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:9-14. 2005
    ..To compare the neonatal outcome of vaginally delivered (VD) to that of abdominally delivered (CS) vertex-nonvertex (Vx/NVx) twins...
  30. ncbi Ethnicity and mode of delivery in 'low-risk' first-time mothers, East London, 1988-1997
    Judith M Ibison
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 118:199-205. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between 'ethnicity' and mode of delivery in first-time mothers...
  31. ncbi Modes of delivery of first and second twins as a function of their presentation. Study of 614 consecutive patients from 1992 to 2000
    Olivier Sibony
    Department of Perinatalogy, Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Robert Debre, 48 Boulevard Serurier, 75019 Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 126:180-5. 2006
    ..To study modes of delivery and neonatal morbidity of twins as a function of their presentation...
  32. ncbi Trial of labour compared to elective Caesarean in twin gestations with a previous Caesarean delivery
    Tina Delaney
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 25:289-92. 2003
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in twin gestations with a vertex presenting first twin undergoing either an elective repeat Caesarean section or a trial of labour subsequent to having had a Caesarean delivery in a prior pregnancy...
  33. ncbi Uterine contractility in women whose fetus is delivered in the occipitoposterior position
    Catalin S Buhimschi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:734-9. 2003
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that women with a persistent occipitoposterior fetal position have inadequate intrauterine pressure...
  34. ncbi Obstructed labor. A real problem in Yemeni s rural areas
    Abdelrahman H Al-Harazi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Dhamar University, Yemen
    Saudi Med J 27:1435-6. 2006
  35. ncbi [Study on effect of delivery way on thyrotropin levels in pregnant women and their newborns]
    Y Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030001, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 36:282-4. 2001
    ..It's reliable that the TSH levels of newborns could be evaluated by monitoring the TSH levels of pregnant woman...
  36. ncbi Outcome of twins delivery; predictors for successful vaginal delivery: a single center experience
    Raed Salim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ha Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:685-90. 2006
    ..01). Neonatal outcomes did not differ between both groups. Our results indicate that both vaginal and PCS are comparable options for vertex presenting first twin regardless of second twin presentation...
  37. ncbi Induction of labour and scheduled cesarean deliveries in twin pregnancies at the Port-Royal Maternity Hospital in Paris France
    E Papiernik
    , , , Paris, France
    Twin Res 4:137-40. 2001
    ..The hospital bias has been discussed. The conclusion is that decisions to minimize fetal deaths in twin pregnancies increased preterm deliveries by medical decision...
  38. ncbi Survival rates and mode of delivery for vertex preterm neonates according to small- or appropriate-for-gestational-age status
    Henry Chong Lee
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Stanford University, 750 Welch Rd, Suite 315, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1836-44. 2006
    ..The goal was to characterize the relationship between cesarean section delivery and death for preterm vertex neonates according to intrauterine growth...
  39. ncbi Introducing external cephalic version in a Malaysian setting
    Stephen P Y Yong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:40-5. 2007
    ..To assess the outcome of external cephalic version for routine management of malpresenting foetuses at term...
  40. ncbi Neonatal outcome of second twins depending on presentation and mode of delivery
    Vesna Bjelic-Radisic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:521-7. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi An investigation into the feasibility of comparing three management options (augmentation, conservative and water) for nulliparae with dystocia in the first stage of labour
    E R Cluett
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    Midwifery 17:35-43. 2001
    ..It has the potential to provide information enabling women and practitioners to have a greater choice of care options in the presence of dystocia, or provide a good basis for an even larger trial...
  42. ncbi Maternal age and pregnancy outcome--an anthropological approach
    Sylvia Kirchengast
    Department for Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Anthropol Anz 65:181-91. 2007
    ..Special risks were found in mothers older than 35 years, so the lower rates of ovulatory cycles during this phase of life may be interpreted as an adaptation to increased risks for complications and poor pregnancy outcome...
  43. ncbi Comparison of the learning curves of digital examination and transabdominal sonography for the determination of fetal head position during labor
    P Rozenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Biology and Cytogenetics, Poissy Saint Germain Hospital, University Versailles St Quentin, Poissy, France
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:332-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the learning curve of transabdominal sonography for the determination of fetal head position in labor and to compare it with that of digital vaginal examination...
  44. ncbi Neonatal outcomes of twin pregnancy according to the planned mode of delivery
    Thomas Schmitz
    Maternite Port Royal, Hopital Cochin, AP HP, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 111:695-703. 2008
    ..To assess neonatal morbidity in twin pregnancy according to the planned mode of delivery...
  45. ncbi Survival advantage associated with cesarean delivery in very low birth weight vertex neonates
    Shlomit Riskin-Mashiah
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1419; author reply 1420. 2006
  46. ncbi Survival advantage associated with cesarean delivery in very low birth weight vertex neonates
    Keri A Lattimore
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1419-20; author reply 1420. 2006
  47. ncbi Delivery of the second twin
    N A Ginsberg
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:217-20. 2005
    ..To determine the likelihood of cesarean for the second twin after vaginal delivery of the first and the risk of vaginal delivery...
  48. ncbi Neonatal mortality and morbidity in vertex-vertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight
    Q Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Perinatol 26:3-10. 2006
    ..To assess the risk of neonatal mortality and morbidity in vertex-vertex second twins according to mode of delivery and birth weight...
  49. ncbi Forceps or vacuum extraction: a comparison of maternal and neonatal morbidity
    A Shihadeh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan
    East Mediterr Health J 7:106-14. 2001
    ..Serous neonatal morbidity was rare for both groups...
  50. ncbi Vaginal delivery of twins
    Mary Anne Carroll
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:154-66. 2006
  51. ncbi [Investigations about kind and frequency of mechanical dystocia in ewes with special regard to the vaginal prolapse ante partum]
    Susanne Kloss
    Klinik für Geburtshilfe, Gynäkologie und Andrologie der Gross und Kleintiere mit Tierärztlicher Ambulanz, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 115:247-51. 2002
    ..001), with ringwomb as dominating reason (70%). The number of born lambs was significant higher in group 2 than in group 1 (p = 0.019)...
  52. ncbi Risk factors and perinatal outcomes associated with umbilical cord prolapse
    Berna Dilbaz
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ministry of Health, Ankara Etlik Maternity and Women s Health Teaching, Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:104-7. 2006
    ..To utilize infant outcomes and to identify risk factors associated with umbilical cord prolapse...
  53. ncbi The effect of mode of delivery and gestational age on neonatal outcome of the non-cephalic- presenting second twin
    Sarah Caukwell
    Royal United Hospital, the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Michael s Hospital, Bath, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1356-61. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to compare the neonatal morbidity of the non-cephalic- and cephalicpresenting second twin in terms of mode of delivery and gestational age...
  54. ncbi Occurrence and clinical predictors of operative delivery for the vertex second twin after normal vaginal delivery of the first twin
    Qiuying Yang
    OMNI Research Group, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:178-84. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate occurrence and explore clinical predictors of abdominal and vaginal operative delivery in vertex second twin after normal vaginal delivery of the first twin...
  55. ncbi The association between persistent occiput posterior position and neonatal outcomes
    Yvonne W Cheng
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:837-44. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of persistent occiput posterior position on neonatal outcome...
  56. ncbi Face presentation: predictors and delivery route
    Brian L Shaffer
    Division of Perinatal Medicine and Genetics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:e10-2. 2006
    ..We sought to identify associated characteristics of face presentation and to examine factors that were associated with mode of delivery in the setting of face presentation...
  57. ncbi What's new and novel in obstetric anesthesia? Contributions from the 2003 scientific literature
    L C Tsen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:126-46. 2005
    ..MISCELLANEOUS: Consent; ethics; history; labor support; websites/books/leaflets/journal announcements...
  58. ncbi Acupuncture conversion of fetal breech presentation
    Dubravko Habek
    Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Hospital Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
    Fetal Diagn Ther 18:418-21. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the value of acupuncture (AP) in the conversion of fetal breech presentation into vertex presentation...
  59. ncbi Full-term abdominal pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature
    Jianping Zhang
    Department of Maternal and Child Health Care, First Hospital of Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, Shanxi, China
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 65:139-41. 2008
    ..Abdominal pregnancy is a rare, life-threatening condition...
  60. ncbi Large uterine leiomyomata and risk of cesarean delivery
    Patrizia Vergani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 109:410-4. 2007
    ..To study the causes of the observed association between presence of leiomyomata in pregnancy and increase in risk of cesarean delivery...
  61. ncbi Intrauterine diagnosis and management of fetal goitrous hypothyroidism: a report of an Iranian family with three consecutive pregnancies complicated by fetal goiter
    Ali Asghar Mirsaeid Ghazi
    Endocrine Research Center, Taleghani Hospital, haheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 15:1341-7. 2005
    ..e., four injections of 500 microg levothyroxine), neonatal bone age on the second day of life showed delayed skeletal maturation...
  62. ncbi Adverse obstetric outcomes at term after hysteroscopic metroplasty
    Aubert Agostini
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital la Conception, Marseille, France
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:454-7. 2009
    ..To estimate obstetrical complications at term after hysteroscopic metroplasty for septate uterus...
  63. ncbi Ectopic hydronephrotic kidney masquerading as an ovarian cyst during pregnancy
    N Malhotra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:239-40. 2001
    ..We describe this case for its unusual presentation which was mistaken for an ovarian cyst. The difficulty in diagnosis and the need for a high index of suspicion is highlighted...
  64. ncbi Full-term interstitial retroperitoneal pregnancy with delivery of a healthy infant
    Srboljub Milicevic
    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:869-71. 2010
    ..This normal-course pregnancy advanced to term. Due to anhydramnios and fetal malpresentation, a laparotomy was performed at 39 weeks of pregnancy and a healthy infant was delivered via cesarean section...
  65. ncbi Expectant management of uterine incarceration from an anterior uterine myoma: a case report
    Carl H Rose
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:65-6. 2008
    ..Except for preexisting uterine retroversion, often this event is idiopathic...
  66. ncbi Intrapartum translabial ultrasound demonstration of face presentation during first stage of labor
    Wai Lam Lau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:1868-71. 2011
    ..We propose the use of intrapartum translabial scan in documentation, counseling and education in case of unusual non-vertex malpresentation...
  67. ncbi Cesarean section for all twins?
    I Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Perinat Med 28:169-74. 2000
    ..Thus, the decision for a CS in twins, intentionally or not, is based on qualitative variables that were not quantified and on quantitative variables that suggest no advantage for CS in the majority of cases...
  68. ncbi Survival advantage associated with cesarean delivery in very low birth weight vertex neonates
    Robert C Goodlin
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1419; author reply 1420. 2006
  69. ncbi Measuring engagement of the fetal head: validity and reproducibility of a new ultrasound technique
    H P Dietz
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 25:165-8. 2005
    ..We attempted to validate the technique by comparing ultrasound with abdominal and vaginal palpation. Reproducibility was tested in a blinded test-retest series...
  70. ncbi Trial of labor and vaginal birth after cesarean section in patients with uterine Müllerian anomalies: a population-based study
    Offer Erez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:537.e1-11. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi Twin delivery after a previous caesarean: a twelve-year experience
    Andrée Sansregret
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ste Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 25:294-8. 2003
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal morbidities between trial of labour (TOL) and elective Caesarean section in women with twin pregnancies who have had a prior Caesarean...
  72. ncbi [Does persistent occiput posterior position increase the risk of severe perineal laceration?]
    C Salameh
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital de la Croix Rousse, Hospices Civils de Lyon, 103 Grande Rue de la Croix Rousse, Lyon Cedex 04, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 39:545-8. 2011
    ..To assess the risk of severe perineal lacerations (III and IV degrees) during vaginal deliveries in occiput posterior position...
  73. ncbi Maternal thyroid hormone concentration during late gestation is associated with foetal position at birth
    Hennie A Wijnen
    Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 71:746-51. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether there is an association between maternal thyroid hormone and foetal cephalic head position at term gestation...
  74. ncbi [Shoulder dystocia, an analysis at hôpital Foch of Suresnes]
    I Monier
    Hopital Antoine Beclere, Clamart, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 40:50-7. 2011
    ..To analyse the management of a series of shoulder dystocias with respect to the Anglo-Saxon recommendations. The study also analysed the maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with this incident...
  75. ncbi Abdominal delivery of the second twin
    A J Roopnarinesingh
    Mt Hope Maternity Hospital, Champs Fleurs, Trinidad
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:379-80. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi Intrapartum fetal head position II: comparison between transvaginal digital examination and transabdominal ultrasound assessment during the second stage of labor
    D M Sherer
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:264-8. 2002
    ..A secondary objective was to compare the performance of attending physicians vs. senior residents in depicting fetal head position by transvaginal digital examination in comparison with ultrasound assessment...
  77. ncbi Uterine rupture and subsequent pregnancy outcome--how safe is it? A 25-year study
    Rachana Chibber
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuwait University, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:421-4. 2010
    ..a) To review the cases of ruptured uterus over the last 25 years and analyze the causative factors with a view to its prevention (b) To analyze subsequent pregnancy outcome with a view to its safety...
  78. ncbi Predicting operative delivery
    H P Dietz
    University of Sydney, Camperdown and Penrith, Australia
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:409-15. 2006
    ..Unplanned operative delivery (vaginal or abdominal) is associated with maternal anxiety, maternal and neonatal morbidity and increased resource use. We aimed to identify potential predictors for emergency operative delivery...
  79. ncbi The influence of pelvic muscle activation during vaginal delivery
    Marco P Parente
    IDMEC, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Obstet Gynecol 115:804-8. 2010
    ..To estimate the influence of pelvic floor muscle activation during vaginal delivery using a three-dimensional computational finite element model...
  80. ncbi Clinical significance of the floating fetal head in nulliparous women in labor
    Abraham Debby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Reprod Med 48:37-40. 2003
    ..To examine the course of labor in nulliparous women in active labor with a floating fetal head...
  81. ncbi Epidemiological features of uterine rupture in West Africa (MOMA Study)
    Dahada Ould El Joud
    Direction de la Planification, de la Coopération et de la Statistique, Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales, Nouakchott, France
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:108-14. 2002
    ..3%) and the associated perinatal mortality (52%) bear witness to the absence or inadequacy of health facilities in providing essential obstetric care and to the poor quality of maternal health care, even in major cities...
  82. ncbi Prophylactic attempt at manual rotation in brow presentation at full dilatation
    Eric Verspyck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1342-5. 2012
    ..01). Prophylactic attempted manual rotation in brow presentation diagnosed at full dilatation may be associated with a high rate of vaginal delivery with no specific maternal or neonatal complications...
  83. ncbi Neonatal survival rates in 860 singleton live births at 24 and 25 weeks gestational age. A Canadian multicentre study
    Sidney B Effer
    British Columbia Women s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    BJOG 109:740-5. 2002
    ..To determine the current survival rate of singleton living newborns born at gestational age of 24 and 25 weeks, using obstetric factors available to the physician before birth...
  84. ncbi The descent curve of the grand multiparous woman
    Edith D Gurewitsch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1036-41. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the descent curves and second-stage length among grand multiparous, nulliparous, and lower parity multiparous women...
  85. pmc Randomised controlled trial of effect of hands and knees posturing on incidence of occiput posterior position at birth
    Azar Kariminia
    Midwifery Research, Hornsby Hospital, Palmerston Road, Hornsby, NSW 2077, Australia
    BMJ 328:490. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of hands and knees position and pelvic rocking exercises on the incidence of fetal occiput posterior position at birth...
  86. ncbi Nasal septum deviation in newborns
    A Soboczyński
    ORL Clinic, Academy of Medicine, Poznan, Poland
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 46:263-5. 1992
    ..NSD was found in 14.3% of the cases. Follow-up examination of those children was performed 4-6 months after the first check-up. NSD was observed mainly in children born head first...
  87. ncbi Influence of chorionicity in intra-partum management of twin deliveries
    Eider Quintana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cruces University Hospital, School of Medicine, University of the Basque Country, Biscay, Spain
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:407-11. 2013
    ..To analyze morbidity and mortality in twin pregnancies as a function of the type of delivery and chorionicity...
  88. ncbi Maternal positioning and fetal positioning in utero
    Koji Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 33:279-82. 2007
    ..It was hypothesized that fetal left occiput positioning is affected by maternal positioning. The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between maternal positioning in late pregnancy and fetal positioning in utero...
  89. ncbi A comparison of the neonatal morbidity of second twins to that of a low-risk population
    O Sibony
    Department of Perinatalogy, Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Robert Debre, 48 Boulevard Serurier, 75019, Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 108:157-63. 2003
    ..To assess the neonatal morbidity of second twins...
  90. ncbi Digital rotation from occipito-posterior to occipito-anterior decreases the need for cesarean section
    Orna Reichman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:25-8. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to study prospectively the efficacy of digital rotation in reducing the prevalence of persistent occipito-posterior position (POP) and its consequences...
  91. ncbi Pelvic floor dysfunction 6 years post-anal sphincter tear at the time of vaginal delivery
    David Baud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Maternity CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1127-34. 2011
    ..This study aims to estimate fecal, urinary incontinence, and sexual function 6 years after an obstetrical anal sphincter tear...
  92. ncbi Indications for caesarean delivery between 1955 and 2005
    Andreja Trojner Bregar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:761-5. 2008
    ..We wished to evaluate the changes in the indications and rates of caesarean delivery over the past 50 years (1955-2005) at the Ljubljana Maternity Hospital, the largest maternity hospital in Slovenia and a tertiary center...
  93. ncbi Recurrent persistent occipito-posterior position in subsequent deliveries
    Mikael Gardberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vaasa Central Hospital, Finland
    BJOG 111:170-1. 2004
    ..According to the results, recurrence of the persistent occiput posterior position is common. A history of delivery in the persistent occiput posterior position does not seem to have any major impact on future childbearing...
  94. ncbi Other factors/conditions associated with cerebral palsy
    S M Ramin
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 24:196-9. 2000
    ..What remains to be elucidated is whether or not these associations are causative...
  95. ncbi [How to reduce the incidence and complications of occiput posterior positions during delivery?]
    G Boog
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nantes, pavillon Mère et Enfant, 38, boulevard Jean Monnet, 44035 Nantes Cedex 01, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 34:1003-6. 2006
  96. ncbi Transabdominal ultrasound assessment of the fetal head and the accuracy of vacuum cup application
    G Y Wong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 98:120-3. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the accuracy of vacuum cup placement can be improved by intrapartum ultrasound assessment of the fetal head position during the second stage of labor prior to vacuum extraction for prolonged second stage...
  97. ncbi Method of delivery and neonatal outcome in very low-birthweight vertex-presenting fetuses
    Blair J Wylie
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:640.e1-7; discussion e1-4. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to compare neonatal outcome by method of delivery in very low-birthweight less than 1500 g vertex-presenting fetuses...
  98. ncbi Diagnosis of station and rotation of the fetal head in the second stage of labor with intrapartum translabial ultrasound
    T Ghi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 33:331-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the ability of intrapartum translabial sonography to diagnose fetal station in the second stage of labor...
  99. ncbi Factors contributing to failure of vacuum delivery and associated maternal/neonatal morbidity
    Sikolia Z Wanyonyi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 115:157-60. 2011
    ..To determine factors contributing to the failure of vacuum delivery and to compare the neonatal and maternal morbidity associated with failed and successful procedures...
  100. ncbi On redefining shoulder dystocia and at-risk populations
    Edith D Gurewitsch
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:e18; author reply e19. 2006
  101. ncbi Placental abruption in term pregnancies: clinical significance and obstetric risk factors
    E Sheiner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:45-9. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence, obstetric risk factors and pregnancy outcome of placental abruption at term...

Research Grants4

  1. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Prevention Unintentional Mechanical Birth Injuries
    Edith Gurewitsch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to conduct a small, randomized clinical trial comparing clinician-applied forces following McRoberts' maneuver (a maternal manipulation) and following Rubin's maneuver (a fetal manipulation). ..
  3. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY OF GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS
    Keith Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..