Rory Windrim

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether initiating external cephalic version (ECV) earlier in pregnancy might increase the rate of successful ECV procedures, and be more effective in decreasing the rate of non-cephalic presentation at birth and of caesarean section. DESIGN An unblinded multicentred randomised controlled trial. SETTING A total of 1543 women(More)
OBJECTIVES Screening studies for trisomy 21 demonstrate that low maternal serum pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) at 11-13 weeks' gestation is associated with stillbirth, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and pre-eclampsia in chromosomally normal fetuses. However, the strength of these associations is too weak to justify screening for(More)
In this paper, the authors have made an attempt to classify the placenta based on the intensity level of histogram of the ultrasound images of placenta. The medical images are usually low in resolution. Specialized tools are required to assist the medical experts in medical image diagnosis and for further treatment. The image histogram is used to classify(More)
Background. Caesarean birth rates in North America continue to rise, in the absence of benefit for mothers and babies. One reason may be that hospitalized labouring women spend most of their labours in recumbent or semi-recumbent positions. Although hands-and-knees position has theoretical advantages, efforts to encourage its adoption in practice are(More)
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