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Maternal obesity and pregnancy outcome: a study of 287 213 pregnancies in London
OBJECTIVE: To examine the maternal and foetal risks of adverse pregnancy outcome in relation to maternal obesity, expressed as body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) in a large unselected geographicalExpand
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Thrombophilia in pregnancy: a systematic review
Growing evidence suggests that thrombophilia is associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, methodological limitations have made it difficult to obtain aExpand
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Recurrent miscarriage.
Many human conceptions are genetically abnormal and end in miscarriage, which is the commonest complication of pregnancy. Recurrent miscarriage, the loss of three or more consecutive pregnancies,Expand
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Randomised controlled trial of aspirin and aspirin plus heparin in pregnant women with recurrent miscarriage associated with phospholipid antibodies (or antiphospholipid antibodies)
Abstract Objective: To determine whether treatment with low dose aspirin and heparin leads to a higher rate of live births than that achieved with low dose aspirin alone in women with a history ofExpand
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Maternal activating KIRs protect against human reproductive failure mediated by fetal HLA-C2.
Many common disorders of pregnancy are attributed to insufficient invasion of the uterine lining by trophoblast, fetal cells that are the major cell type of the placenta. Interactions between fetalExpand
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An informative protocol for the investigation of recurrent miscarriage: preliminary experience of 500 consecutive cases.
A total of 500 consecutive women (mean age 32.9 years; SD 5 years) presenting with a history of recurrent miscarriages (median 4; range 3-17) were investigated for the presence of antiphospholipidExpand
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Obstetric Risks of Pregnancy in Women Less Than 18 Years Old
Objective To quantify the age-related risks of adverse outcome during pregnancy in women less than 18 years old. Methods We analyzed data from 341,708 completed singleton pregnancies in the NorthExpand
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The health risks and consequences of trafficking in women and adolescents: Findings from a European study
The chapter " Human rights analysis of health and trafficking " was written by Brad Adams. Acknowledgements First and foremost, the researchers for this study would like extend our enormous gratitudeExpand
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Screening for thrombophilia in high-risk situations: systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis. The Thrombosis: Risk and Economic Assessment of Thrombophilia Screening (TREATS) study.
OBJECTIVES To assess the risk of clinical complications associated with thrombophilia in three high-risk patient groups: women using oral oestrogen preparations, women during pregnancy and patientsExpand
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The risks associated with pregnancy in women aged 35 years or older.
The obstetric risks of adverse outcome during pregnancy in women aged > or =35 years were quantified using a retrospective analysis of data from 385 120 singleton pregnancies in the North West ThamesExpand
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