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Fibroids and reproductive outcomes: a systematic literature review from conception to delivery.
We examined the published relationship between uterine fibroids and reproductive outcomes. Submucosal fibroids had the strongest association with lower ongoing pregnancy rates, odds ratio, 0.5; 95%Expand
Safe prevention of the primary cesarean delivery.
In 2011, 1 in 3 women who gave birth in the United States did so by cesarean delivery. Cesarean birth can be lifesaving for the fetus, the mother, or both in certain cases. However, the rapidExpand
Non-Invasive Chromosomal Evaluation (NICE) Study: results of a multicenter prospective cohort study for detection of fetal trisomy 21 and trisomy 18.
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate performance of a noninvasive prenatal test for fetal trisomy 21 (T21) and trisomy 18 (T18). STUDY DESIGN A multicenter cohort study was performed whereby cell-freeExpand
Contemporary diagnosis and management of preterm premature rupture of membranes.
Spontaneous rupture of membranes (ROM) is a normal component of labor and delivery. Premature ROM (PROM) refers to rupture of the fetal membranes prior to the onset of labor irrespective ofExpand
Systematic Review: Elective Induction of Labor Versus Expectant Management of Pregnancy
Induction of labor is increasing in the United Statesfrom 9.5% of births in 1990 to 22.1% of births in 2004 (1, 2). Labor may be induced because of maternal (for example, diabetes mellitus, unstableExpand
Racial/ethnic disparities in obstetric outcomes and care: prevalence and determinants.
Wide disparities in obstetric outcomes exist between women of different race/ethnicities. The prevalence of preterm birth, fetal growth restriction, fetal demise, maternal mortality, and inadequateExpand
Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
Importance In the United States, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer is approximately 13%, and the lifetime risk of dying of prostate cancer is 2.5%. The median age of deathExpand
Risk factors and obstetric complications associated with macrosomia
Macrosomia is associated with adverse maternal outcomes. The objective of this study was to characterize the epidemiology of macrosomia and related maternal complications.
Improving diet and exercise in pregnancy with Video Doctor counseling: a randomized trial.
OBJECTIVE To determine if an interactive, computerized Video Doctor counseling tool improves self-reported diet and exercise in pregnant women. METHODS A randomized trial comparing a Video DoctorExpand
Level and volume of neonatal intensive care and mortality in very-low-birth-weight infants.
BACKGROUND There has been a large increase in both the number of neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in community hospitals and the complexity of the cases treated in these units. We examinedExpand