Perinatal Medicine 2011 PROGRAMME
Fetal lower urinary tract obstruction
Maternal sleep practices
The metabolic and vascular phenotype of men who father pregnancies affected by fetal growth restriction
Clinical outcome reviews of adverse perinatal outcome
Large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) and risk of preterm birth
Maternal age and risk of stillbirth
Can we improve delivery room monitoring for newborns? A novel photoplethysmographic heart rate monitor evaluated among stable nicu infants
Increased 36 week survival with high oxygen saturation target in extremely preterm infants
Severe neonatal hypernatraemia (SNH)
Pulse oximetry as a screening test for congenital heart defects in newborn infants
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy – a candidate gene study
Inhibition of p53 protects placental trophoblast from hydrogen-peroxide induced apoptosis
The risk of venous thromboembolism in and around pregnancy
Warfarin versus low molecular weight heparin
Fetal cells play a role in maternal wound healing after pregnancy
Maternal small arterial elasticity decreases with gestation in normal pregnancy
Xenon offers stable haemodynamics after global hypoxic-ischaemia in newborn pigs
Improved neuroprotection with melatonin-augmented hypothermia versus hypothermia alone in a perinatal asphyxia model
Functional analysis of the antioxidant paraoxonase-3 in lung epithelial cells by rna interference
Alterations in postnatal growth and metabolism following prenatal treatment of intrauterine growth restriction with Ad.VEGF gene therapy in the sheep
Setting up a bereavement photography service
Parental involvement in neonatal pain management
Parenting occupations in the neonatal intensive care unit
The car seat challenge – 18 months experience in a district general hospital
Risk factors for uterine rupture in the UK
Multiple repeated caesarean section in the UK
Delivery outcomes after day and night onset of labour
Intrapartum external fetal monitoring in obese women
Macrophage infiltration of the decidua
Does the presence of a consultant on the delivery suite reduce the emergency caesarean section rate?
A population-based cohort study of gestational age and cognitive ability in early childhood
Understanding socioeconomic inequalities in outcome of pregnancy and neonatal mortality associated with congenital anomalies
UK neonatal mortality rates 2008
Barriers and facilitators for breastfeeding very preterm infants
Low pregnancy associated plasma protein-a (PAPP-A) in the first trimester – is it a predictor of poor perinatal outcome?
Antenatal determination of fetal rhesus (RH) D status using cell free fetal DNA in the maternal circulation before 20 weeks' gestation
Placentally-derived factors may be used to predict poor pregnancy outcome in reduced fetal movements
Focused microarray comparative genomic hybridisation compared to g-band karyotyping in a prospective prenatal population with a structural malformation identified on ultrasound scan
Maternal cytotoxic T cell responses to fetal antigens develop during human pregnancy and exhibit functional capacity in vitro
The pluto trial
Long term impact of poor birth condition on social and economic outcomes in early adulthood
Systemic effects of whole-body cooling to 35, 33 and 30 deg c in a piglet model of perinatal asphxyia
Magnetic resonance biomarkers of hypothermic rescue neuroprotection following neonatal encephalopathy in a south indian neonatal unit
Viral contributions to perinatal, neonatal and infant deaths over 24 years in the north of england
North west london perinatal network (NWLPN) experiences of developmental care benchmarking
Establishing the role of the neonatal surgical outreach nurse for neonates requiring general paediatric surgery
The australian cerebral palsy research study – epidemiological and genetic associations with cerebral palsy
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Antenatal steroids
The epicure studies
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Confidential case reviews of neonatal deaths
Why is infant mortality higher in pakistani families?
Timing of stillbirth and neonatal death during 2000 to 2007 in the UK
Socio-economic inequalities in the rate of stillbirths
The wales electronic cohort for children (WECC) study
National survey on neonatal palliative care in the UK
Prevalence and 1 year outcome of severe congenital renal anomalies
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Analysing the major outcomes for babies born less than 31 weeks gestation within a neonatal network – the benefits of a unified neonatal data system
Changes in neonatal morbidity after rcog guideline 44 for preterm prelabour rupture of membranes
Newborn outcomes in a cohort of premature babies born to HIV infected mothers
Trend in post-mortem uptake for stillbirths and neonatal deaths, england, wales, northern ireland and the crown dependencies, 2000–2009
Post-mortem examinations – a 10 year experience at a tertiary centre in the UK
Growth attainment in extremely preterm children-has it changed over time? the epicure 2 study
Increasing early protein intake is associated with a reduction in insulin-treated hyperglycaemia in very preterm infants
Effects of lipid formulation and sepsis on liver function in newborn infants with pn associated liver disease
Evaluation of the leicester incubator measure (LIM) for obtaining length measurements in preterm babies
Audit of energy and protein intake in infants < 32 weeks gestation, during the first 28 days of life
Short term nutritional outcomes in babies <32 weeks
Survey of folic acid supplementation for preterm babies in the UK and ireland
Placental growth restriction reduces size at birth and influences early postnatal growth, body composition and metabolism
Birth weight and infant growth after a hypertensive pregnancy. Is the gestation or the disease more important?
The effect of preterm birth on body composition at term equivalent age
Experience of managing oesophageal atresia ± Tracheo-oesophageal fistula in a tertiary surgical neonatal centre in the UK
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in wales 1989–2010
Symptomatic congenital ovarian cyst in a monochorionic twin
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Is being a twin a risk factor for spontaneous intestinal perforation?
Quality of life in children and adults with congenital gastro-intestinal anomalies
Management and outcomes of concurrent patent ductus arteriosus and necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants in a surgical neonatal intensive care unit
Outcomes following nec in the east of england
Structured review of validity of clinical definitions of hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE)
Therapeutic hypothermia in the neonate – from best research to best practice
Identification of infants at risk of hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) and initiation of therapeutic hypothermia in a non-cooling level 2 neonatal unit
Routine cranial ultrasound scanning in tertiary neonatal units
Amiloride is neuroprotective in the piglet neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy model
The effect of moderate hypothermia on the electrographic seizure burden in neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
The impact of routine pulse oximetry screening on the echocardiography service in a tertiary neonatal unit
Systemic inhibition of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) has a protective effect in neonatal cerebral white matter injury
Signal transduction and activation of transcription factor 3 (STAT3) mediates neonate hypoxic ischaemic brain injury
Rhodamine isothiocyanate (RITC) as intravital fluorescent marker for programmed cell death
Use of 2–4 H magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) biomarkers to predict 48 H MRS and histology outcome biomarkers in a piglet model of perinatal asphyxia
Dynamic expression and steroid regulation of sarg, a novel gene in the perinatal lung
Rapid analysis of surfactant phosphatidylcholine synthesis in preterm infants utilising the incorporation of a novel stable isotope
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in tracheal aspirates from preterm infants
When less gives more – cost savings in curosurf dose regimes
Less is just as good – curosurf and respiratory morbidity
Vein of galen arteriovenous malformation in infancy
Pulmonary vein stenosis in ex-preterm infants – a challenging but important diagnosis for neonatalogists
The incidence of patent ductus arteriosus and surgical ligation in babies less than 29+0 weeks gestation in a tertiary neonatal unit
Current practice of the management of asymptomatic heart murmurs in neonates in UK
Accuracy of antenatal detection of serious congenital heart disease in low risk population
1 Year outcomes following surgical ligation of the patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants in scotland
Need of mechanical ventilation of infants on prostaglandin E1 during transport
An audit to assess the outcome of the babies diagnosed with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) on initial echocardiograms
Indications and outcomes of echocardiography service provided to postnatal ward babies
Echocardiography training opportunity for neonatal trainees in a tertiary neonatal unit
Big right ventricle and coarctation of aorta in newborn infants
Neonatal resuscitation – are your trainees performing as you think they are?
Using simulation training to facilitate moving to a new neonatal unit
Survival and developmental outcome following use of epinephrine during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in extremely preterm infants
Neonatal clinical skills training
The leicester neonatal high fidelity simulation programme
The use of polythene bags for delivery-room thermoregulation in premature babies across england
Does gestational age have an effect on admission to neonatal units in babies born by elective caesarean section at term (37 weeks and above) gestation?
Facilitating the transfer process within north west london perinatal network (NWLPN) – improving parental experience
Validation of the continuous glucose monitoring sensor in preterm infants
Increasing demand for drive through pda ligations conducted by the west midlands neonatal transfer service (WMNTS)
Impact of acute cardiac transfers conducted by the west midlands neonatal transfer service
Trends in in-utero transfer
In utero transfers across yorkshire and the humber by embrace transport service
Association between mode of delivery and developmental dysplasia of the hip in breech infants
Is this congenital hypothyroid myopathy?
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The preterm microbiome in UK infants exposed to modern intensive care infection control practices
Clinical utility of neutrophil CD64 count in preterm infants within a tertiary neonatal setting
Can we rely on procalcitonin in the diagnosis of late onset neonatal sepsis?
Treatment of suspected neonatal sepsis with a central line in-situ – do we always need vancomycin?
Trends in nosocomial infection rates over an 8 year period on a tertiary neonatal unit
Vancomycin in neonates – time to review current dosing recommendations?
Neonatal invasive lines – reducing the risks
Segmental cultures of central venous catheters for diagnosis of catheter-related sepsis
Primary cutaneous mucormycosis in a premature neonate responding to antigfungal therapy alone
Diffuse pneumocephalus in neonatal citrobacter meningitis
Vesiculopustular eruptions in a preterm baby with trisomy 21 – it's not always infection
Congenital herpes simplex II (HSV-2) with limb abnormalities
Infection control practices and mrsa decolonisation in UK neonatal units
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Baby skin care research programme
Does estimating the mid-spinal canal depth improve lumbar puncture success rates? a single centre tertiary neonatal care audit
Value of routine central venous line tip culturing at catheter removal
Substitute methadone prescribing in pregnancy is associated with impaired fetal head growth
Follow-up of babies born to substance misusing mother's (SMM) during a 5 year period in an inner city hospital in birmingham
Abnormal visual evoked potentials in newborn infants of drug-misusing mothers
Substance misuse in pregnant women – reduction in neonatal abstinence syndrome following introduction of a multidisciplinary management guideline
Audit on the management of infants with maternal Hepatitis C (HCV) infection at a neonatal abstinence (NAS) follow-up clinic
Single motherhood and prenatal care utilisation
Choice and healthcare structure in place of birth management
Evaluating the potential impact of implementing the nice quality standards on neonatal out-patient services
Quality of care of the preterm infant project – a multidisciplinary approach to service improvement
A specifically designed aminoglycoside prescription sheet
Antenatal counseling by a neonatologist – an international survey of practice
Small wonders
Parental perception of staff-parent communication in the neonatal unit
Impact of implementing nice guidance for neonatal jaundice in a busy postnatal ward
Random safety audits for improving standards in the neonatal unit
Neonatal nurse practitioners – an australian perspective
The dramatic impact of a user friendly hypoglycaemia protocol on admissions to the neonatal unit
An audit of medical documentation on standardised electronic neonatal database (SEND) in a large level-2 neonatal unit
The impact of the introduction of a gentamicin pathway
Standardisation of neonatal prescribing in the east of england
NWLPN innovative approach to perinatal network education
National survey of gestational age and birth weight limit for direct admission to postnatal ward after birth
Use of the smart tool to monitor response to a critical incident on a level 2 neonatal unit
A neonatal network's approach to benchmarking the principles of care of the baby and family experience
Efficacy of music therapy for premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
Green teeth are a late complication of prolonged conjugated jaundice in extremely low birth weight infants
Collodion baby
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Fetoscopic laser ablation (FLA) for severe twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)
Molecular karyotyping using massively parallel sequencing – a next generation approach to prenatal diagnosis?
Impact of poor nutritional status on placental development and function in teenage pregnancy
Can fetal fibronectin testing and cervical length measurement direct appropriate prophylactic steroid use in high-risk, asymptomatic women?
Progesterone selectively reduces IFN-γ release by human fetal specific cytotoxic T cell clones
Does operator experience influence outcome of fetoscopic laser ablation (FLA) for severe twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)?
Virtual reality simulation (VRS) ultrasound training in obstetrics and gynaecology
Small intestinal atresia in europe
Outcome of fetoscopic laser ablation (FLA) for severe twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)
Reduced fetal movements are associated with significant changes in placental structure and function
Alcohol has negative effects on first trimester placental cell turnover and nutrient uptake
Regulation of natural antimicrobial defences in human vaginal epithelial cells
Perinatal outcomes of fetal echogenic bowel
Aetiology of gastroschisis
Comparison of the reproducibility of 2D doppler and 3D stic in the measurement of fetal cardiac output
The predictive value of cervical length in asymptomatic women with elective cerclage
Does maternal body mass index impact on the antenatal detection of congenital anomalies?
Outcome of fetal exomphalos diagnosed at 11–14 weeks of gestation
Potential mri biomarkers for placental structure and function at 1.5 T
Persistence of umbilical artery doppler abnormalities following antenatal corticosteroids
‘Watch this space’
Trisomy 18 and 13
Accuracy of ultrasound estimation of fetal weight at term
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of fetal cystoscopy as an intervention for congenital bladder neck obstruction
Maternal cell-free messenger rna in twin pregnancies
Prevalence, natural history and clinical outcome of prenatally detected cerebral ventriculomegaly in twin pregnancies from the north of england
A national survey on the use of rheumatology drugs during pregnancy
Perinatal risk factors for special needs in children
Strategic reorganisation – impact on antenatal screening service for first trimester combined test in down's syndrome
Training to scan
Procedure related complications of fetal blood sampling and in-utero transfusion
The use of fetal fibronectin in women with rescue cervical cerclage
Optimisation of highly selective fetoscopic laser by indicated septostomy for twin-twin transfusion syndrome
Does mode of delivery alters the perinatal outcome in uncomplicated monochorionic diamniotic twin gestation (MCDA) in comparison to dichorionic diamniotic twin gestation (DCDA)
Predictors of survival in children born with spina bifida
Effect of anti-epileptic drugs on fetal behaviour
Morphological development of the basal ganglia in the human fetus
The affirm study
Perinatal outcomes of antenatally investigated sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCTS) at a single tertiary fetal medicine centre
Survey of women's knowledge and understanding of antenatal anomaly screening and diagnosis
Fetal MRI
Change in referral and diagnostic trends in fetal cardiac screening over 7 years in south wales
Analytical view into the experiences of women referred to the fetal heart scanning clinic who subsequently receive a diagnosis of fetal cardiac abnormality during pregnancy
Outcome after prenatal diagnosis of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in south wales over a 7 year period
Antepartum stillbirth in twins
Scanning for all
Routine antenatal determination of fetal rhesus (RH) D status using cell free fetal dna in the maternal circulation
How accurately can chorionicity be assessed in twin pregnancy?
Outcome of all antenatally diagnosed cases of complete atrio-ventricular septal defect (CAVSD) in south wales over a 7 year period
Predicting pre-term birth using fetal fibronectin (FFN) in ninewells hospital, dundee
Absent end diastolic flow
Validation of ultrasound markers of ovine fetal growth and feasibility of fetal weight estimation in late-gestation
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Twin-twin transfusion syndrome
Should all cases of suspected fetal cardiac anomaly be referred to a specialist fetal cardiac service?
Role of kleihauer test in detection of fetomaternal haemorrhage (FMH) in women with reduced fetal movements
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Comparative analysis of length of stay in neonatal intensive care after 34 weeks in singleton babies with and without intrauterine growth restriction
Fetomaternal haemorrhage – an observational study
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Prenatal diagnosis and the rcog standards for amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling 2010
Ten years of fetal karyotyping from a single centre
Childhood outcome of antenatally diagnosed cleft lip and palate
Fetal suprarenal masses
Antenatal and intra-partum management of twins – a DGH experience
Outcomes of antenatally diagnosed exomphalos
Outcomes following prenatal diagnosis of cystic hygroma
The prevalence of fetal cardiac defects in ‘high risk’ screened pregnant population
Does the level of evidence underpinning nice recommendations influence adoption into trust maternity guidelines?
Epidural analgesia may be protective against third and fourth degree perineal trauma
Effect of antioxidant supplementation on pre-labour rupture of the membranes
The second twin
An investigation into the combination of nifedipine with potassium channel openers as potential tocolytic therapy for preterm labour
Neonatal mortality and mode of delivery in spontaneous and induced twin labours
Continuous intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring – impact of the introduction of new practices
Reduced expression of insulin receptors β subunit (IRSВ) in the myometrium of diabetic women – impact on contractility
Does fibrinogen concentrate reduce blood products use in major obstetric haemorrhage?
Do birth plans improve the experience of labour?
How accurate are electronic records of postpartum blood loss, and do mistakes matter?
Mode of delivery in obese primigravidas analysed by visceral fat (VF) measurement in early pregnancy
Intraumbilical injection of three different uterotonics in the management of retained placenta
Factors influencing obstetric brachial plexus injuries
Delivery between 34 and 38 weeks
Trophoblast invasion and spiral artery transformation in placenta accreta
Remote fetal ECG monitoring and outpatient labour induction
Effect of NS11021, a novel BKCA channel opener, on non-pregnant and pregnant mouse myometrial contractility
HMGB1 and TLR signalling in pregnant myometrial and amnion cells
The effects of stretch and progesterone on contractility in twin versus singleton pregnancies
Peripartum hysterectomy – the edinburgh experience
Myometrial hypoxia and the role of pro-resolution mediators
Do women want to be informed about operative vaginal delivery in the antenatal period?
Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) and maternal obesity
Pelvic artery embolisation for severe post partum haemorrhage in a tertiary care centre in the UK
Consent approaches for research into intrapartum complications
Protecting mothers and babies
Introducing fetal fibronectin testing to a district general hospital in women with symptoms of preterm labour
Management and outcome of vasa praevia in a teaching hospital over a 10 year period
Pilot study
A complete audit cycle demonstrating that increased use of intra-partum fetal monitoring using fetal ecg st segment analysis (STAN) is associated with reduced rates of fetal blood sampling (FBS)
Maternal obesity and caesarean section
Up regulation of ARFGEF PSCD3 expression in labour represents a mechanism for receptor desensitisation in human myometrium
The use of 3D ultrasound for the prediction of success of vaginal birth prior to instrumental delivery
Maternal obesity and risk of caesarean delivery analysed by parity and type of section
Outcome of planned vaginal delivery of twins
Midwifery obstetric high dependency care training – a disaster waiting to happen?
Comparison between gravimetric measurement and visual estimation of postpartum blood loss
Review of utilisation of obstetric high dependency care beds in a newly designed labour suite
Retrospective study assessing impact of changes in ‘management of normal labour’ guidelines
Do anatomical defects after immediate repair of obstetric anal sphincter injuries correlate with urinary and bowel symptoms?
Is there an optimal decision to delivery interval (DDI) for instrumental deliveries?
Changing characteristics of operative vaginal delivery
Revisiting instrumental vaginal delivery rates in obese pregnant women
Double trouble
Oxytocin modulation of myosin II phosphatase targeting subunit (MYPT1) binding proteins in the pregnant human uterus
Expression and localisation of endosomal RHO gtpases
Induction of labour of intrauterine fetal death >24/40
Management of large-for-gestational-age pregnancy and outcomes in non-diabetic fetal macrosomia
An unanticipated decline in the caesarean section rate
Impact of admission bishop score prior to induction of labour on delivery outcomes
Abdominal dystocia
Is vaginal birth after previous caesarean section (VBAC) becoming a thing of the past?
Reaudit on documentation in operative deliveries
The ‘jimma exchange’ and audit of obstetric outcomes at jimma university hospital, ethiopia
Stability of refrigerated cord blood gas samples
Audit of performance of regional ECV services against RCOG standards
Latent phase of labour – to admit or not?
Use of modified robson group classification to interpret obstetric data relating to instrumental and normal deliveries
Informed consent for operative vaginal delivery
Prenylation of the RHO actin polymerizer RHOG, during pregnancy is associated with an up-regulation of the diaphanous-related formin effector protein (DIAPH1) in labouring human myometrium
Decision to delivery intervals for grade 1 and 2 ceasarean sections
Impact of a specialised ‘birth after caesarean section (BAC)’ clinic
Induction of labour audit – barnsley district general hospital
Can ultrasound at 32 weeks gestation predict presentation of twins at time of delivery?
Trial of instrumental delivery at leeds general infirmary
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Which mode of delivery? a mixed-method investigation into decision-making by women with one previous caesarean section
Why choose forceps over ventouse? A qualitative study exploring contextual factors in decision making
Audit on trial of instrumental deliveries
Forceps delivery audit poster
Peripartum bladder care – room for improvement
Audit on the management of ruptured membranes at term
Performance review of obstetric management in a tertiary hospital
Management and complications of 343 women with obstetric cholestasis in the united kingdom in 2009–2010
Gestational vasoconstriction of the brachial artery at low-flow; a novel observation that suggests shear stress has a primary role in the vasodilatation of healthy pregnancy
A complex intervention to improve outcome in obese pregnancies; the upbeat study
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of the spot urinary protein creatinine ratio (PCR) and the spot urinary albumin creatinine ratio (ACR) in the management of suspected pre-eclampsia
The role of interleukin-33 and its receptor ST2 in human pregnancy
Establishing pregnancy specific maternal thyroid function reference intervals
Impact of a high dependency unit in a resource limited setting
Obesity in pregnancy and central arterial stiffness
EPI-CKD is a poor predictor of GFR in pregnancy
Cytomegalovirus sero-positivity dramatically alters the maternal CD8+ T cell repertoire and leads to the accumulation of highly differentiated memory cells during human pregnancy
Health behaviours in severely obese women prior to conception and during pregnancy
Association of plasminogen activator inhibitor-type 1 (−675 4G) polymorphism with pre-eclampsia
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Markers of cardiovascular disease in patients with preeclampsia
What is the accuracy of blood pressure in predicting complications in pre-eclampsia?
Pregnancy in women with high risk cardiac disease – experience from a single UK centre
Diagnostic accuracy of urinary protein-to-creatinine ratio in a tertiary referral centre
Swine flu vaccination
Chronic renal disease in pregnancy
Risk of pre-eclampsia in women with two moderate risk factors
The effect of smoking during pregnancy on incidence of hypertensive diseases, prematurity and intrauterine growth restriction
H1N1 incidence and rate of complications in pregnant women during the 2009/2010 winter pandemic – implications for future care and vaccination
Long term cardiovascular risk in women with pre-eclampsia
Changing management of HIV in pregnancy
The pregnancy outcomes for mother and baby of women with a systemic right ventricle
Lipid metabolism in normal pregnancy – a magnetic resonance spectroscopy pilot study
Depression relapse rates in pregnant women who discontinue their antidepressants
Validation of a solar powered blood pressure device, suitable for use in low resource settings
MRI for the assessment of placental blood flow in diabetic pregnancies
South west O&G trainees perspectives on the transition between ST2 and ST3
A 4-year study of delivery outcomes of the older obstetric patient, with high BMI
Delivery outcomes of the older obstetric patient – a retrospective study of 18 753 deliveries in ninewells hospital
Outcomes of pregnancy in maternal phenylketonuria (PKU)
Estimating the need for prepregnancy care in women with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Knowledge of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy among obstetricians and midwives
Pregnancy in reflux nephropathy – our experience
Pregnancy after kidney transplantation
Confidential case review of the care of migrant mothers in pregnancies resulting in stillbirth or neonatal death
Late booking, ethnicity and migrant mothers
The smoking, nicotine and pregnancy (SNAP) trial
How common are ongoing problems after a hypertensive pregnancy?
Post natal glucose tolerance testing in gestational diabetes
Clinical assessment and investigation of thrombotic disease in pregnancy
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Effectiveness and safety of interventions in reducing or preventing obesity and adverse outcomes in pregnancy
An assessment of the international association of diabetes in pregnancy study group (IADPSG) criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus
Pitch
Multidisciplinary management of heart disease in pregnancy
Management of gestational diabetes mellitus
Serum bile acids are not elevated in healthy pregnancy
Implications of extremes of body weight on pregnancy outcome
The experience of the eleanor bradley fellow
Management of epilepsy in labour
Use of low-dose aspirin in pregnancy – how will the nice ‘hypertension in pregnancy’ guideline alter current practice?
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Managing obesity in pregnancy
Maternal and neonatal outcomes in preterm prelabour rupture of membranes between 24 and 34 weeks gestation
An audit of screening for anaemia and the characterising of red cell indices and ferritin in pregnancy in one hospital
Survey of maternal satisfaction with the anaesthetic antenatal clinic
Obesity in the pregnant diabetic population and delivery outcomes
Outcomes of pregnancies complicated by diabetes
An audit of the care and outcomes of pregnant epileptic patients
Gestational diabetes screening – OGTT or HAPO
Pregnancy outcomes in women with cystic fibrosis
Risk assessment and management of venous thrombo-embolism in obstetric women
The effects of merging maternity units on critical care admissions – our 2 year experience
The appropriate use of fetal blood sampling (FBS) in reducing the caesarean section rate in waterford regional hospital
Audit of management of eclampsia and severe pre-eclampsia against RCOG standards
Guidelines on thrombophrophylaxis during pregnancy and the puerperium should reflect population characteristics
Assessment of fetal movement to reduce stllbirths
Re-audit of management of anaemia in pregnancy
Assessment of intra-hepatic and intra-muscular lipid in obese pregnant women
Intrapartum and postpartum bladder care
Breast milk
A case report demonstrating successful use of prolonged total parenteral nutrition in a diabetic pregnancy complicated by severe gastroparesis
A case report of budd-chiari syndrome during puerperium requiring two liver transplants
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Postnatal diagnosis and conservative management of placenta accreta in a low risk primiparous woman following vaginal delivery
Optimal monitoring of anti epileptic drugs in pregnancy
Extreme obesity in pregnancy – prevalence and management
Rotational thromboelastometry (ROTEM) – the future of point of care testing in obstetrics?
Incidence of pre-eclampsia analysed by body mass index category and parity
Worthy of consideration
Alcohol consumption in pregnancy is under-recognised
Maternal obesity and complications in pregnancy
Does assisted reproductive therapy (ART) increase the risk of neonatal unit admission or mortality for dichorionic diamniotic (DCDA) twins?
The availability of fetal fibronectin for the management of asymptomatic high-risk women in a preterm surveillance clinic
Association between cervicovaginal cytokines and fetal fibronectin in women at risk of spontaneous preterm labour
Multicentre pilot of use of digital pens with hand held maternity notes
The development of an iphone application to predict preterm birth in high risk women
Risk of premature birth, low apgar score and low birth weight for teenage births
Parents' perspectives after stillbirth in the UK
Differential placental caveolin-1 gene expression in women with pre-eclampsia
Outcomes of women attending a tertiary preterm labour clinic
Quantifying the impact of known clinical risk factors and deprivation on preterm births
Modifiable risk factors for uncomplicated pregnancy in nulliparous women
Evaluation of the impact of universal screening for gestational diabetes mellitus on maternal and neonatal health outcomes
The effect of obesity & ethnic origin on vbac success rates
Do antenatal corticosteroids given prior to elective caesarean section in twin pregnancies at >37 weeks gestation improve neonatal outcome?
First trimester maternal urinary metabolomic profile to predict macrosomia
Antenatal vitamin D supplementation
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Antepartum haemorrhage and adverse pregnancy outcomes – a prospective and registry based study
Cervical length mid trimester in low risk women fails to predict the majority of pre term births
Does the association of antepartum haemorrhage complicating a pregnancy that resulted in mid-trimester miscarriage or preterm birth affect risk of delivery before term?
Identification of a novel urinary proteomic signature at time-of-disease in women with pre-eclampsia
Risk of recurrent adverse pregnancy outcome in women with diabetes
Pregnancy outcomes in the recurrent miscarriage clinic
The predictive value of fetal fibronectin testing in primiparous women with cervical surgery
Cervical cerclage
What models of maternity care do pregnant women in ireland want?
Growth disturbance in newborn babies of women with pre-existing type 1 or type 2 diabetes in the north of england
Normal for norfolk? Measuring maternity staff attitudes to patient safety
Documentation on stillbirth certificates – is it worth the paper it's written on?
Implementation and evaluation of the sbar tool in the communication between medical staff in obstetrics
Antenatal detection and outcome of pregnancy affected by congenital anomaly in women with pre-gestational diabetes
Subsequent pregnancy outcome of women with a previous mid-trimester loss
Helping pregnant women make better decisions
The usefulness of blood tests for investigating cause of stillbirth
Neural tube defects
Evaluation of a new training module for taking consent for post-mortem after late miscarriage or stillbirth
Outcomes of minor trauma in pregnancy – is fetal monitoring really necessary?
Inside the ‘black box’
Parental care pathway after late fetal loss and stillbirth
Incident reporting in maternity care
Investigations following stillbirth – which tests are most useful and cost effective?
The largest obstetric and neonatal care program and one of the largest public maternity hospital in brazil
Labour outcomes in siblings with congenital insensitivity to pain due to bi-alleleic scn9a mutations
Pregnancy outcome in anti ro positive women – outcomes of a targeted approach
Pregnancy outcomes following cervical cerclage in the east of scotland
Diabetes in pregnancy
Antental perineal massage for reducing perineal trauma
Care of pregnant young women aged under 20 – models of service provision in the north west
The association of appropriate for gestational age and stillbirth
Cervical length scan – a useful surveillance tool?
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Focused ultrasound training for speciality registrars
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