Usman H Malabu1
Helen Skouteris1
Usman H. Malabu1
1Usman H Malabu
1Helen Skouteris
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OBJECTIVE To establish first-trimester-specific reference intervals for thyroid function tests in pregnant Australian women. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Serum samples were collected from 2159 pregnant women (9-13 weeks' gestation) attending a private pathology practice for first-trimester screening during October and November 2006. Levels of serum(More)
Images acquired in a two-view digital chest examination are frequently not electronically distinguishable. As a result the lateral and posterioanterio (PA) images are often improperly positioned on a PACS work station. A series of 1998 chest radiographs (999 lateral, 999 PA or AP) were used to develop a neural network classifier. The images were(More)
  • Venkat N. Vangaveti, Venkatesh M. Shashidhar, Catherine Rush, Usman H. Malabu, Roy R. Rasalam, Fiona Collier +2 others
  • 2014
Macrophage apoptosis, a key process in atherogenesis, is regulated by oxidation products, including hydroxyoctadecadienoic acids (HODEs). These stable oxidation products of linoleic acid (LA) are abundant in atherosclerotic plaque and activate PPARγ and GPR132. We investigated the mechanisms through which HODEs regulate apoptosis. The effect of HODEs on(More)
BACKGROUND Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) has well recognised adverse health implications for the mother and her newborn that are both short and long term. Obesity is a significant risk factor for developing GDM and the prevalence of obesity is increasing globally. It is a matter of public health importance that clinicians have evidence based(More)
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