First trimester screening for pre-eclampsia in Chinese pregnancies: case-control study
First trimester pre-eclampsia screening: why delay implementation?
Safety of the balloon catheter for cervical ripening in outpatient care: complications during the period from insertion to expulsion of a balloon catheter in the process of labour induction: a systematic review
Authors’ reply re: Advanced maternal age increases the risk of very preterm birth irrespective of parity – a population based register study
Re: Advanced maternal age increases the risk of very preterm birth, irrespective of parity: a population-based register study: Standardised categories of ‘preterm births’ vital to study risks for prematurity
Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the children: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
Non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal inheritance of maternal β-thalassaemia mutations using targetted sequencing and relative mutation dosage: a feasibility study
Look, then leap: quality and improving maternity care
The incidence, characteristics, management and outcomes of anaphylaxis in pregnancy: a population-based descriptive study
Genetic linkage studies for the non-geneticist
Recent work supports the concept of an active sphincter in the uterine cervix
Subsequent reproductive outcome among women with peripartum cardiomyopathy: a nationwide study
Epidemiology of infertility in China: a population-based study
Coverage and capacity: addressing the ‘night & weekend effect’ in obstetrics
Hospital variation in costs – a challenge to the value proposition
Pregnancy weight gain by gestational age and stillbirth: a population-based cohort study
Preterm birth with placental evidence of malperfusion is associated with cardiovascular risk factors after pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
Angiogenic factors: potential to change clinical practice in pre-eclampsia?
Re: Effect of locally-tailored labour management guidelines on intrahospital stillbirths and birth asphyxia at the referral hospital of Zanzibar: a quasi-experimental pre–post-study (The PartoMa study)
Authors’ reply re: Effect of locally tailored labour management guidelines on intrahospital stillbirths and birth asphyxia at the referral hospital of Zanzibar: A quasi-experimental pre-post-study (The PartoMa study)
Inadequate safety reporting in pre-eclampsia trials: a systematic evaluation
Re: Genetic variation in the progesterone receptor gene and susceptibility to recurrent pregnancy loss: a case–control study : Progesterone receptor genetic variants as predictors of recurrent pregnancy loss: an epidemiological study
Authors’ reply re: Partner smoking influences whether mothers quit smoking during pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
Authors’ reply re: Ultrasound bladder wall thickness and detrusor overactivity: a multicentre test accuracy study
Authors’ reply re: Genetic variation in the progesterone receptor gene and susceptibility to recurrent pregnancy loss: a case–control study
Re: Pre-eclampsia is primarily a placental disorder : The arteriolar injury in pre-eclampsia
Author's reply re: Pre-eclampsia is primarily a placental disorder: AGAINST: Pre-eclampsia: the heart matters
Author's reply re: Pre-eclampsia is primarily a placental disorder: FOR: Pre-eclampsia is primarily a placental disorder
A step-wise approach to developing indicators to compare the performance of maternity units using hospital administrative data
Efficacy of antenatal corticosteroids in preterm twins: the EPIPAGE-2 cohort study
Authors’ reply re: Maternal prepregnancy obesity and the risk of shoulder dystocia: a meta-analysis
Drug interactions between rifamycin antibiotics and hormonal contraception: a systematic review
Re: Partner smoking influences whether mothers quit smoking during pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
Authors' reply re: Inositol treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
Diffusion tensor imaging determines three-dimensional architecture of human cervix: a cross-sectional study
Cervical mucus removal prior to intrauterine insemination: a randomized trial
Hospital variation in cost of childbirth and contributing factors: a cross-sectional study
Authors' reply re: Starting a Uterus transplantation service: Notes from a small island
Re: Ultrasound bladder wall thickness and detrusor overactivity: a multicentre test accuracy study : Is it fair to assess new imaging techniques against a poor gold standard?
Re Re Re: Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
Respectful care during childbirth in health facilities globally: a qualitative evidence synthesis
Diagnosis and management of endometriosis: a systematic review of international and national guidelines
How good are the current guidelines on endometriosis?
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Peripartum hysterectomy: an economic analysis of direct healthcare costs using routinely collected data
Skin flap vaginal augmentation helps prevent and cure post obstetric fistula repair urine leakage: a critical anatomical analysis
Hidden biases in observational epidemiology: the case of unmeasured confounding
Surgical innovation for obstetric fistula patients
Starting a uterus transplantation service: notes from a small island
Re: Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
Re: Changes in anti-müllerian hormone levels as a biomarker for ovarian reserve after ultrasound-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment of adenomyosis and uterine fibroid
Author's reply re: Changes in anti-müllerian hormone levels as a biomarker for ovarian reserve after ultrasound-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment of adenomyosis and uterine fibroid
Prolapse surgery with or without incontinence procedure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Genetic variation in the progesterone receptor gene and susceptibility to recurrent pregnancy loss: a case–control study
Authors' reply re: Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
Authors' reply re: Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
The physiologic pattern of normal labour progression
Cervical dilatation patterns of ‘low-risk’ women with spontaneous labour and normal perinatal outcomes: a systematic review
Hormone-secreting adrenal tumours cause severe hypertension and high rates of poor pregnancy outcome; a UK Obstetric Surveillance System study with case control comparisons
What is the safest mode of birth for extremely preterm breech singleton infants who are actively resuscitated? A systematic review and meta-analyses
Re: Women and babies need protection from the dangers of normal birth ideology
Author's reply re: Women and babies need protection from the dangers of normal birth ideology
Re: Spontaneous haemoperitoneum in pregnancy and endometriosis: a case series: How can we handle a rare (but very serious) condition exhibiting only common symptoms during pregnancy?
Authors' reply re: Spontaneous haemoperitoneum in pregnancy and endometriosis: a case series
Causal inference in studies of preterm babies: a simulation study
Re: Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
Re: Antidepressant use in late gestation and risk of postpartum haemorrhage: a retrospective cohort study
Weight change and pregnancy loss: what can be concluded?
Recent attempted and actual weight change in relation to pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study
When East meets West
Uterine massage as part of active management of the third stage of labour for preventing postpartum haemorrhage during vaginal delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials
The global challenge to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women affected by FGM/C
Uterine balloon tamponade for the management of postpartum haemorrhage: a challenge and an opportunity for better evidence
Lipoprotein particle concentration measured by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy is associated with gestational age at delivery: a prospective cohort study
Rethinking ethnicity, fetal growth and customised charts
Authors’ reply re: The impact of a novel transendometrial approach for caesarean myomectomy on obstetric outcomes of subsequent pregnancy: a longitudinal panel study
Re: Transverse uterine fundal incision for placenta praevia with accreta, involving the entire anterior uterine wall: a case series. Spontaneous uterine rupture during the subsequent pregnancy after transverse uterine fundal incision for placenta praevia with accreta
Re: Clinical follow up of women after hypertensive disease in pregnancy and Moderately elevated blood pressure during pregnancy and odds of hypertension later in life: The POUCHmoms longitudinal study Potential mechanisms for pregnant and, nonpregnant hypertension
Re: Moderately elevated blood pressure during pregnancy and odds of hypertension later in life: The POUCHmoms longitudinal study Potential mechanism for pregnant and nonpregnant hypertension : Authors’ reply
Authors reply re: Clinical follow up of women after hypertensive disease in pregnancy
Communicating risk with aneuploidy screening: things are never as simple as they appear to be
Re: Antenatal corticosteroids: it's all about timing : Antenatal corticosteroids: Time to get it right
Re: Abdominal adhesions in gynaecologic surgery after caesarean section: a longitudinal population-based register study
Author's Re: Abdominal adhesions in gynaecologic surgery after caesarean section: a longitudinal population-based register study
The inherited risk of retained placenta: a population based cohort study
Can we improve risk communication about non-invasive prenatal testing?
Re: Severe Primary Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in Pregnancy: a national cohort study Primary immune thrombocytopenia management during pregnancy. A French study
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Re: Comparison of management regimens following ultrasound diagnosis of non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study
Authors' reply re: Comparison of management regimens following ultrasound diagnosis of non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study
Maternal prepregnancy obesity and the risk of shoulder dystocia: a meta-analysis
Diagnostic accuracy of haptoglobin within ovarian cyst fluid as a potential point-of-care test for epithelial ovarian cancer: an observational study
Personalised medicine—the potential yet realised
Re: The impact of a novel transendometrial approach for caesarean myomectomy on obstetric outcomes of subsequent pregnancy: a longitudinal panel study : Novel transendometrial regimen for caesarean myomectomy on obstetric outcomes of subsequent pregnancy
Authors’ reply re: Association between inadequate antenatal care utilisation and severe perinatal and maternal morbidity: an analysis in the PreCARE cohort
The impact of a novel transendometrial approach for caesarean myomectomy on obstetric outcomes of subsequent pregnancy: a longitudinal panel study
The effect of laparoscopic resection of large niches in the uterine caesarean scar on symptoms, ultrasound findings and quality of life: a prospective cohort study
Paving the way for improved management of severe immune thrombocytopenia purpura in pregnancy
Placental abruption in parents who were born small: registry-based cohort study
The effectiveness of surgical interventions for women with FGM/C: a systematic review
Multigenerational analyses in perinatal epidemiology
Re: Medical therapy for preventing recurrent endometriosis after conservative surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis : Cost-effectiveness in recurrent endometriosis prevention
Re: Association between inadequate antenatal care utilisation and severe perinatal and maternal morbidity: an analysis in the PreCARE cohort : Antenatal care utilisation and severe perinatal/maternal morbidity in PreCARE cohort
Defining definitions: a Delphi study to develop a core outcome set for conditions of severe maternal morbidity
Perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality among term singletons following midcavity operative vaginal delivery versus caesarean delivery
Vaginal seeding or vaginal microbial transfer from the mother to the caesarean-born neonate: a commentary regarding clinical management
Vaginal seeding: more questions than answers
Treatment of post-caesarean niche: the accumulation of evidence
Feasibility of using self-reported ethnicity in pregnancy according to the gestation-related optimal weight classification: a cross-sectional study
Steady, relentless progress towards effective, safe screening for early detection of cancer of the ovary
Re: Inositol treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
Authors’ reply re: Inositol treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
Time to test tamponade
Studying women who don't make best use of antenatal care
Severe primary autoimmune thrombocytopenia in pregnancy: a national cohort study
Re: The clinical utility of genetic testing of tissues from pregnancy losses
Authors' reply Re: ‘Peripartum type B aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome who underwent aortic root replacement: a case series study’
Cost-effectiveness analysis and Obstetrics: the time has come
Re: Peripartum type B aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome who underwent aortic root replacement: a case series study
Re: How do late terminations of pregnancy affect comparisons of stillbirth rates in Europe? Analyses of aggregated routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project
Comparing induction of labour with oral misoprostol or Foley catheter at term: cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomised controlled multi-centre non-inferiority trial
Association between inadequate antenatal care utilisation and severe perinatal and maternal morbidity: an analysis in the PreCARE cohort
Is transvaginal contained tissue extraction for everyone?
Accuracy of visual cervical screening: verification bias revisited
Urinary diversions in low-resource settings
Mental health near miss indicators in maternity care: a missed opportunity? A commentary
Gestational diabetes mellitus: shades of grey
Accuracy of combinations of visual inspection using acetic acid or lugol iodine to detect cervical precancer: a meta-analysis
Medical therapy for preventing recurrent endometriosis after conservative surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis
Fibroid vascularisation as a predictor for uterine fibroid growth
Continent versus incontinent diversion for obstetric fistula
Pregnancy, Marfan syndrome, and type-B aortic dissection
Are minimally invasive approaches to ectopic pregnancy underutilized?
Inositol treatment of anovulation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
Hysteroscopic resection of a uterine caesarean scar defect (niche) in women with postmenstrual spotting: a randomised controlled trial
Commentary on changing the risk threshold for surgical prevention of ovarian cancer
Quality of life among women in Bangladesh following ileal conduit urinary diversion operations for irreparable vesicovaginal fistula and bladder exstrophy: observational study
Comparison of management regimens following ultrasound diagnosis of nontubal ectopic pregnancies: a retrospective cohort study
Transvaginal contained tissue extraction after laparoscopic myomectomy: a cohort study
Abdominal adhesions in gynaecologic surgery after caesarean section: a longitudinal population-based register study
Should we be putting our scalpels down? Is HIFU the answer to fertility-sparing fibroid treatment?
Evaluation of high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation for uterine fibroids: an IDEAL prospective exploration study
The vaginal microbiome and gynaecological cancer: exercise caution when considering causation
The unmet need for universal testing for hyperglycaemia in pregnancy and the FIGO guideline
Peripartum type B aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome who underwent aortic root replacement: a case series study
Fibroid vascularisation assessed with three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound is a predictor for uterine fibroid growth: a prospective cohort study
The role of the vaginal microbiome in gynaecological cancer
Fetal growth and parental cardiovascular risk: preterm birth matters
Offspring birthweight by gestational age and parental cardiovascular mortality: a population-based cohort study
Pharmacogenomics of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate for recurrent preterm birth: a case–control study
The antepartum stillbirth syndrome: risk factors and pregnancy conditions identified from the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
The clinical utility of genetic testing of tissues from pregnancy losses
Concerns regarding the use of antenatal betamethasone in late preterm gestation: is the evidence of potential harm being overstated?
Maternal and neonatal outcomes in women with colorectal endometriosis
Fetal brain imaging following laser surgery in twin-to-twin surgery
Two large randomised trials show ovarian cancer screening has minimal impact on survival
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Absence of Po2 change in fetal brain despite Po2 increase in placenta in response to maternal oxygen challenge
BOLD-MRI to explore the oxygenation of fetal organs and of the placenta
Detailed characterisation of circulatory nitric oxide and free radical indices—is there evidence for abnormal cardiovascular homeostasis in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome?
How do we communicate health risks clearly?
Economic evaluation of robot-assisted hysterectomy: a cost-minimisation analysis
Haemorrhoids and anal fissures during pregnancy and after childbirth: a prospective cohort study
Pelvis, posture and protrusion: evolution and haemorrhoids
Impact of a premature menopause on cognitive function in later life
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Differences in risk factors for incident and recurrent small-for-gestational-age birthweight: a hospital-based cohort study
Retained placenta is associated with pre-eclampsia, stillbirth, giving birth to a small-for-gestational-age infant, and spontaneous preterm birth: a national register-based study
Maternal hypertensive disorders during pregnancy: adaptive functioning and psychiatric and psychological problems of the older offspring
Multiple measures of sexual function best identify therapy outcomes
Gestation-specific perinatal mortality probably differs by race
The obstetric history: personal and family
The G-spot does not exist
Cognitive behavioural therapy best prevents postpartum depression
Oral agents effective for severe hypertension in pregnancy