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Chromosomal microarray versus karyotyping for prenatal diagnosis.
BACKGROUND Chromosomal microarray analysis has emerged as a primary diagnostic tool for the evaluation of developmental delay and structural malformations in children. We aimed to evaluate theExpand
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Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies
The third edition of this work is a reference guide for a new generation of obstetricians and gynaecologists.
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The FMR1 premutation and reproduction.
OBJECTIVE To update clinicians on the reproductive implications of premutations in FMR1 (fragile X mental retardation 1). Fragile X syndrome, a cause of mental retardation and autism, is due to aExpand
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NOBOX homeobox mutation causes premature ovarian failure.
NOBOX (newborn ovary homeobox gene) is an oocyte-specific homeobox gene that plays a critical role in early folliculogenesis and represents a candidate gene for nonsyndromic ovarian failure. WeExpand
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The International Glossary on Infertility and Fertility Care, 2017.
STUDY QUESTION Can a consensus and evidence-driven set of terms and definitions be generated to be used globally in order to ensure consistency when reporting on infertility issues and fertility careExpand
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Growth differentiating factor-9 mutations may be associated with premature ovarian failure.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether perturbations of the growth differentiating factor-9 (GDF9) gene are associated with premature ovarian failure (POF). DESIGN Mutational analysis of the GDF9 gene inExpand
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Are obese women at higher risk for producing malformed offspring?
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine whether obese women and underweight women have an increased risk of birth defects in their offspring. STUDY DESIGN A geographically based case-control studyExpand
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Transcription factor FIGLA is mutated in patients with premature ovarian failure.
Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) is a genetically heterogenous disorder that leads to hypergonadotropic ovarian failure and infertility. We screened 100 Chinese women with POF for mutations in theExpand
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Association of extreme first-trimester free human chorionic gonadotropin-beta, pregnancy-associated plasma protein A, and nuchal translucency with intrauterine growth restriction and other adverse
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the association between first-trimester trisomy 21 screening markers (free human chorionic gonadotropin-beta [hCG], pregnancy-associated plasmaExpand
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Research agenda for preterm birth: recommendations from the March of Dimes.
Preterm birth (PTB) is a common, serious, and costly health problem affecting nearly 1 in 8 births in the United States. Burdens from PTB are especially severe for the very preterm infant (<32 weeks'Expand
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