Camelia Guild

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of maternal superobesity (body mass index [BMI], ≥ 50 kg/m(2)) compared with morbid obesity (BMI, 40-49.9 kg/m(2)) or obesity (BMI, 30-39.9 kg/m(2)) on perinatal outcomes. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective cohort study of birth records that were linked to hospital discharge data for(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of increasing maternal obesity, including superobesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥ 50 kg/m2), on perinatal outcomes in women with diabetes. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of birth records for all live-born nonanomalous singleton infants ≥ 37 weeks' gestation born to Missouri residents with diabetes from 2000 to(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the effect of race on perinatal outcomes in obese women. METHODS Retrospective cohort study of birth records linked to hospital discharge data for all live born singleton infants ≥37 weeks gestation born to African-American or Caucasian Missouri residents from 2000 to 2006. We excluded major congenital anomalies and women with(More)
Objective:To determine whether congenital anomalies are associated with breech presentation at the time of birth.Study Design:A population-based, retrospective cohort study was conducted among 460 147 women with singleton live births using the Missouri Birth Defects Registry, which includes all defects diagnosed during the first year of life. Maternal and(More)
IMPORTANCE Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have changed the way in which patients with chronic ventricular dysfunction are evaluated and treated. OBJECTIVE To examine patient-physician communication at the time the decision is made to implant an ICD. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Forty-one patients with ICDs and 11 cardiologists were(More)
BACKGROUND Information is limited about the communication of corrections or errors in the medical literature; therefore, we sought to determine the frequency and significance of published errata in high impact factor journals. METHODS Retrospective evaluation of errata reports for articles published in 20 English-language general medicine and(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to examine perinatal outcomes in women with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m(2) comparing those whose weight gain met 2009 IOM guidelines to women meeting 1990 IOM guidelines. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study utilizing birth records linked to hospital discharge data for all term, singleton infants born to overweight,(More)
AIMS To measure the liveweight response of young deer to copper supplementation on a range of deer farms in the Canterbury region of the South Island, New Zealand, and relate any response to plasma copper concentration. METHODS On each of 10 farms throughout north and mid-Canterbury, young deer (4-7 months old) were allocated by liveweight to two groups(More)