Padmalatha Gurram

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OBJECTIVE The normal male to female livebirth sex ratio ranges from 1.03 to 1.07. Higher ratios in China, India and Korea reflect prenatal sex selection. We reviewed sex ratios for US births to investigate potential prenatal sex selection. METHODS We reviewed all US livebirths from 1975 to 2002 using National Center for Health Statistics birth(More)
OBJECTIVES The ability to predict surgically relevant fetal renal hydronephrosis is limited. We sought to determine the most efficacious second- and third-trimester fetal renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter cutoffs to predict the need for postnatal surgery. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of mothers and neonates who had a(More)
Maternal pregestational diabetes mellitus is a known risk factor for multiple nonchromosomal congenital anomalies, but there is no clear evidence that diabetes increases the risk for aneuploidy. However, diabetes affects maternal serum analyte concentrations that are used for aneuploidy screening and can alter the false-positive rates of the screening(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the genetic sonogram in Down syndrome screening for women who have received the stepwise sequential test. METHODS This retrospective cohort study included women with singleton pregnancies who underwent stepwise sequential (first-trimester combined and second-trimester serum) screening(More)
OBJECTIVES To review our 25-year experience with a single umbilical artery and fetal echocardiography to estimate the need for this test in cases of an isolated single umbilical artery. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of 436 patients with a diagnosis of a single umbilical artery at our institution between 1990 and 2015. Two hundred(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether maternal serum pregnancy associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A), total β human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels and nuchal translucency (NT) measurements differ in women with pre-gestational diabetes mellitus (PGDM) compared to non-diabetic controls and to assess whether correction factors are needed for diabetic women in(More)
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