• Publications
  • Influence
Epidemiology of preterm birth and its clinical subtypes
Preterm birth (<37 weeks) complicates 12.5% of all deliveries in the USA, and remains the leading cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity, accounting for as many as 75% of perinatal deaths.Expand
  • 385
  • 17
Intrauterine growth restriction in infants of less than thirty-two weeks' gestation: associated placental pathologic features.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe placental lesions associated with normal and abnormal fetal growth in infants delivered for obstetric indications at < 32 weeks' gestation. STUDY DESIGNExpand
  • 263
  • 15
Incidence of placental abruption in relation to cigarette smoking and hypertensive disorders during pregnancy: a meta-analysis of observational studies.
OBJECTIVE To systematically review the literature and summarize the relationship between cigarette smoking and placental abruption, and to evaluate the joint influences of smoking and hypertensiveExpand
  • 216
  • 9
Prenatal Detection of Fetal Trisomy 18 Through Abnormal Sonographic Features
Objective. To describe the prenatal detection of fetal trisomy 18 through abnormal sonographic features and to determine the sensitivity of sonographically detecting fetuses with trisomy 18. Methods.Expand
  • 60
  • 8
Trends in Preterm Birth and Perinatal Mortality Among Singletons: United States, 1989 Through 2000
OBJECTIVE: Despite the recent increase in preterm birth in the United States, trends in preterm birth subtypes have not been adequately examined. We examined trends in preterm birth among singletonsExpand
  • 347
  • 7
Placental abruption in the United States, 1979 through 2001: temporal trends and potential determinants.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate temporal trends in abruption risk and to assess how much underlying changes in the clinical determinants may have affected these trends. STUDYExpand
  • 146
  • 7
Diagnosis of placental abruption: relationship between clinical and histopathological findings.
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the extent to which histologic lesions bearing a diagnosis of abruption conform to a diagnosis based on established clinical criteria. We further examined the profile ofExpand
  • 91
  • 7
The association of placenta previa with history of cesarean delivery and abortion: a metaanalysis.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the incidence of placenta previa based on the available epidemiologic evidence and to quantify the risk of placenta previa based on the presence and number ofExpand
  • 311
  • 6
Placental pathology of idiopathic intrauterine growth retardation at term.
Placental examination was carried out in 128 consecutive cases of idiopathic intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) at term and the findings were compared with those of 179 gestational age-matchedExpand
  • 129
  • 6
Standards of Birth Weight in Twin Gestations Stratified by Placental Chorionicity
Objective To establish fetal growth nomograms for twin gestations, categorized by placental chorionicity, and to compare them with those of published singleton and twin nomograms. MethodsExpand
  • 151
  • 6