BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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2014

August
A personalised eHealth programme reduces the duration until return to work after gynaecological surgery: results of a multicentre randomised trial
A Vonk Noordegraaf, Jr Anema, W Van Mechelen, Dl Knol, Wm Van Baal, Pjm Van Kesteren, Ham Brölmann And Jaf Huirne
Volume 121, Issue 9, August-2014, Pages 1127–1136
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July
Cannabis use during pregnancy in France in 2010
M-J Saurel-Cubizolles, C Prunet and B Blondel
Volume 121, Issue 8, July 2014, Pages 971-977
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 92K)

June
Prevalence and risk of Down syndrome in monozygotic and dizygotic multiple pregnancies in Europe: implications for prenatal screening
B Boyle, JK Morris, R McConkey, E Garne, M Loane, MC Addor, M Gatt, M Haeusler, A Latos-Bielenska, N Lelong, R McDonnell, C Mullaney, M O'Mahony and H Dolk
Volume 121, Issue 7, June 2014, Pages 809-820
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 349K)

May
Does induction of labour increase the risk of caesarean section? A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials in women with intact membranes
S Wood, S Cooper and S Ross
Volume 121, Issue 6, May 2014, Pages 674–685
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 1160K)

April
Pregnancy dating by fetal crown–rump length: a systematic review of charts
R Napolitano, J Dhami, EO Ohuma, C Ioannou, A Conde-Agudelo, SH Kennedy, J Villar and AT Papageorghiou
Volume 121, Issue 5, April 2014, Pages: 556-565
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 243K)


March
Levonorgestrel-impregnated intrauterine device as treatment for endometrial hyperplasia: a national multicentre randomised trial
A Ørbo, AB Vereide, M Arnes, I Pettersen, B Straume
Volume 121, Issue 4, March 2014, Pages: 477–486
Abstract | References Full Text: PDF (size: 164K)

February
Risk of colorectal cancer in women with pelvic inflammatory disease: a matched cohort study
M-I Hsu, H-W Lin,
Volume 121, Issue 3, February 2014, Pages: 337–342
Abstract | References Full Text: PDF (size: 135K)

January
Frequency of the congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi: a systematic review and meta-analysis
EJ Howard, X Xiong, Y Carlier, S Sosa-Estani, P Buekens
Volume 121, Issue 1,January 2013, Pages: 22-33
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2013

November
Risk for congenital malformations in offspring of women who have undergone bariatric surgery. A national cohort
A Josefsson, M Bladh, A-B Wiréhn, G Sydsjö
Volume 120, Issue 12, November 2013, Pages: 1477-1482
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 166K)

October

Pre-eclampsia is associated with, and preceded by, hypertriglyceridaemia: a meta-analysis
ID Gallos, K Sivakumar, MD Kilby, A Coomarasamy, S Thangaratinam, M Vatish
Volume 120, Issue 11, October 2013, Pages: 1321-1332
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 374K)

September

Simulation training for breast and pelvic physical examination: a systematic review and meta-analysis
CA Dilaveri, JH Szostek, AT Wang, DA Cook
Volume 120, Issue 10, September 2013, Pages: 1171-1182
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 260K)

August

Elective caesarean section at 38 weeks versus 39 weeks: neonatal and maternal outcomes in a randomised controlled trial
J Glavind, SF Kindberg, N Uldbjerg, M Khalil, AM Møller, BB Mortensen, OB Rasmussen, JT Christensen, JS Jørgensen, TB Henriksen
Volume 120, Issue 9, August 2013, Pages: 1123-1132
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 329K)

July

Risk of cardiovascular disease after pre-eclampsia and the effect of lifestyle interventions: a literature-based study
D Berks, M Hoedjes, H Raat, JJ Duvekot, EAP Steegers, JDF Habbema
Volume 120, Issue 8, July 2013, Pages: 924-931
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 242K)

June

Drospirenone-containing oral contraceptive pills and the risk of venous and arterial thrombosis: a systematic review
CQ Wu, SM Grandi, KB Filion, HA Abenhaim, L Joseph, MJ Eisenberg
Volume 120, Issue 7, June 2013, Pages: 801-811
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May

#BlueJC: BJOG and Katherine Twining Network collaborate to facilitate post-publication peer review and enhance research literacy via a Twitter journal club
EYL Leung, SA Tirlapur, D Siassakos, KS Khan
Volume 120, Issue 6, May 2013, Pages: 657-660
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 351K)

April

Effect of misoprostol versus oxytocin during caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analysis
J Hua, G Chen, F Xing, M Scott, Q Li
Volume 120, Issue 5, April 2013, Pages: 531-540
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March

Kidney biopsy in pregnancy: evidence for counselling? A systematic narrative review
GB Piccoli, G Daidola, R Attini, S Parisi, F Fassio, C Naretto, MC Deagostini, N Castelluccia, M Ferraresi, D Roccatello, T Todros
Volume 120, Issue 4, March 2013, Pages: 412-427
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February

Should oral misoprostol be used to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in home-birth settings in low-resource countries? A systematic review of the evidence
VA Hundley, BI Avan, CJ Sullivan, WJ Graham
Volume 120, Issue 3, February 2013, Pages: 277-287
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January

Who can provide effective and safe termination of pregnancy care? A systematic review
R-M Renner, D Brahmi, N Kapp
Volume 120, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages: 25-31
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2012


December

Vitamin D status and recurrent preterm birth: a nested case–control study in high-risk women
JM Thorp, CA Camargo, PL McGee, M Harper, MA Klebanoff, Y Sorokin, MW Varner, RJ Wapner, SN Caritis, JD Iams, MW Carpenter, AM Peaceman, BM Mercer, A Sciscione, DJ Rouse, SM Ramin, GB Anderson, for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal–Fetal Medicine Units Network
Volume 119, Issue 13, December 2012, Pages: 1617-1623
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November

Effects of continuity of care by a primary midwife (caseload midwifery) on caesarean section rates in women of low obstetric risk: the COSMOS randomised controlled trial
HL McLachlan, DA Forster, MA Davey, T Farrell, L Gold, MA Biro, L Albers, M Flood, J Oats, U Waldenström
Volume 119, Issue 12, November 2012, Pages: 1483-1492
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 171K)

October

Accuracy of colposcopy-directed punch biopsies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
M Underwood, M Arbyn, W Parry-Smith, S De Bellis-Ayres, R Todd, CWE Redman, EL Moss
Volume 119, Issue 11, October 2012, Pages: 1293-1301
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September

The effect of different alcohol drinking patterns in early to mid pregnancy on the child’s intelligence, attention, and executive function
US Kesmodel, J Bertrand, H Støvring, B Skarpness, CH Denny, EL Mortensen, the Lifestyle During Pregnancy Study Group
Volume 119, Issue 10, September 2012, Pages: 1180-1190
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 121K)

August

Efficacy and safety of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation among pregnant smokers: a meta-analysis
S-K Myung, W Ju, H-S Jung, C-H Park, S-W Oh, HG Seo, HS Kim, for the Korean Meta-Analysis (KORMA) Study Group
Volume 119 Issue 9, August 2012, Pages 1029-1039
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July

Heavy prenatal alcohol exposure and increased risk of stillbirth
C O’Leary, P Jacoby, H D’Antoine, A Bartu, C Bower
Volume 119 Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 945-952
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June

Accuracy of circulating placental growth factor, vascular endothelial growth factor, soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 and soluble endoglin in the prediction of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
CE Kleinrouweler, MMJ Wiegerinck, C Ris-Stalpers, PMM Bossuyt, JAM van der Post, P von Dadelszen, BWJ Mol, E Pajkrt, for the EBM CONNECT Collaboration
Volume 119 Issue 7, June 2012, Pages 778-787
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May

The prevalence of maternal near miss: a systematic review
Ö Tunçalp, MJ Hindin, JP Souza, D Chou, L Say
Volume 119 Issue 6, May 2012, Pages 653-661
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April

Classification of episiotomy: towards a standardisation of terminology
V Kalis, K Laine, JW de Leeuw, KM Ismail, and DG Tincello
Volume 119 Issue 5, April 2012, Pages 522-526
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March

Glucose challenge test for detecting gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review
M van Leeuwen, MD Louwerse, BC Opmeer, J Limpens, MJ Serlie, JB Reitsma and BWJ Mol
Volume 119 Issue 4, March 2012, Pages 393-401
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February

The effects of vault drainage on post operative morbidity after vaginal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological disease: A randomised controlled trial
A Dua, A Galimberti, M Subramaniam, G Popli, S Radley
Volume 119 Issue 3, February 2012, Pages 348-353
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January
Patient's preference - a sound basis for policy?
HC Kitchener and E Paraskevaidis
Volume 119 Issue 11, January 2012, Pages 5-6
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 52K)

What women want. Women’s preferences for the management of low-grade abnormal cervical screening tests: a systematic review
ME Frederiksen, E Lynge and M Rebolj
Volume 119 Issue 11, January 2012, Pages 7-19
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 118K)

2011

December

Infant mortality and subsequent risk of stillbirth: a retrospective cohort study
EM August, HM Salihu, H Weldeselasse, BJ Biroscak, AK Mbah, AP Alio
Volume 118 Issue 13, December 2011, Pages 1636-1645
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 212K)

November

The association of maternal age with placental weight: a population-based study of 536 954 pregnancies
C Haavaldsen, SO Samuelsen, A Eskild
Volume 118 Issue 12, November 2011, Pages 1470-1476
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 169K)

October

A meta-analysis of adverse perinatal outcomes in women with asthma
VE Murphy, JA Namazy, H Powell, M Schatz, C Chambers, J Attia, PG Gibson
Volume 118 Issue 11, October 2011, Pages 1314-1323
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September

Varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox) infection in pregnancy
Ronald F Lamont, Jack D Sobel, D Carrington, Shali Mazaki-Tovi1, Juan Pedro Kusanovic, Edi Vaisbuch, Roberto Romero
Volume 118 Issue 10, September 2011, Pages 1155-1162
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 105K)

August

Novel biomarkers for the prediction of the spontaneous preterm birth phenotype: a systematic review and meta-analysis
A Conde-Agudelo, AT Papageorghiou, SH Kennedy, J Villar
Volume 118 Issue 9, August 2011, Pages 1042-1054
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 212K)

July

Exclusive caesarean section delivery and subsequent urinary and faecal incontinence: a 12-year longitudinal study
C MacArthur, C Glazener, R Lancashire, P Herbison, D Wilson, on behalf of the ProLong study group
Volume 118 Issue 8, May 2011, Pages 1001-1007
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 86K)

June

What can we really tell women with multiple sclerosis regarding pregnancy? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature
A Finkelsztejn, JBB Brooks, FM Paschoal Jr, YD Fragoso
Volume 118 Issue 7, May 2011, Pages 790-797
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 314K)

May

Early versus late epidural analgesia and risk of instrumental delivery in nulliparous women: a systematic review
MMLH Wassen, J Zuijlen, FJME Roumen, LJM Smits, MA Marcus, JG Nijhuis
Volume 118 Issue 6, May 2011, Pages 655-661
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April

The vaginal microbiome: new information about genital tract flora using molecular based techniques
RF Lamont, JD Sobel, RA Akins, SS Hassan, T Chaiworapongsa, JP Kusanovic and R Romero
Volume 118 Issue 5 , April 2011, Pages 533–549
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 201K)

March

Women’s preference for caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
A Mazzoni, F Althabe, NH Liu, AM Bonotti, L Gibbons, AJ Sánchez and JM Belizán
Volume 118 Issue 4, March 2011, Pages 391–399
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 170K)

February

Complications after surgery for deeply infiltrating pelvic endometriosis
W Kondo, N Bourdel, S Tamburro, D Cavoli, K Jardon, B Rabischong, R Botchorishvili, JL Pouly, G Mage, M Canis
Volume 118 Issue 3, February 2011, Pages 292-298
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January

Caesarean delivery on maternal request and childhood psychopathology: a retrospective cohort study in China
H-T Li, R Ye, TM Achenbach, A Ren, L Pei, X Zheng, J-M Liu
Volume 118 Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 42 - 48
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 220K)

2010

December

The effect on human sex ratio at birth by assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures – an assessment of babies born following single embryo transfers, Australia and New Zealand, 2002–2006
JH Dean, MG Chapman, EA Sullivan
Volume 117 Issue 13, October 2010, Pages 1628 - 1634
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 127K)

November

The impact of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programmes on maternal health care in resource-poor settings: looking beyond the PMTCT programme—a systematic review
JMC Both, J Van Roosmalen
Volume 117 Issue 12, October 2010, Pages 1444 - 1450
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 120K)

October

General obstetrics: Caesarean section surgical techniques: a randomised factorial trial (CAESAR)
The CAESAR study collaborative group
Volume 117 Issue 11, October 2010, Pages 1366 - 1376
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 172K)

September

Structural changes in endometrial basal glands during menstruation
R Garry, R Hart, KA Karthigasu, C Burke
Volume 117 Issue 11, October 2010, Pages 1366 - 1376
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 1081K)

August

Low–moderate prenatal alcohol exposure and risk to child behavioural development: a prospective cohort study
M Robinson, WH Oddy, NJ McLean, P Jacoby, CE Pennell, NH de Klerk, SR Zubrick, FJ Stanley, JP Newnham
Volume 117 Issue 9, August 2010, Pages 1139 - 1152
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 130K)

July

Association of early-onset pre-eclampsia in first pregnancy with normotensive second pregnancy outcomes: a population-based study
JJ Chang, LJ Muglia, GA Macones
Volume 117, Issue 8, July 2010, Pages: 946-953
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 135K)

June

How to interpret randomised trials of test -treatment combinations: A critical evaluation of research on uterine Doppler test to predict, and aspirin to prevent pre-eclampsia
C Fox, KS Khan, A Coomarasamy
Volume 117, Issue 7, June 2010, Pages: 801-808
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 172K)

May

The role of human papillomavirus testing in the management of women with low-grade abnormalities: multicentre randomised controlled trial
S Cotton, L Sharp, J Little, M Cruickshank, R Seth, L Smart, I Duncan, K Harrild, K Neal, N Waugh, The TOMBOLA (Trial Of Management of Borderline and Other Low-grade Abnormal smears) Group
Volume 117, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages: 645-659
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 188K)

April

Influenza A/H1N1 (2009) infection in pregnancy—an Asian perspective
ML Lim, CY Chong, WSN Tee, WY Lim, JJ Chee
Volume 117, Issue 5, April 2010, Pages: 551-556
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 85K)

March

Rise in maternal mortality in the Netherlands
JM Schutte, EAP Steegers, NWE Schuitemaker, JG Santema, K de Boer, M Pel, G Vermeulen, W Visser, J van Roosmalen
Volume 117, Issue 4, March 2010, Pages: 399-406
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 95K)

February

Maternal and perinatal outcome in women with threatened miscarriage in the first trimester: a systematic review
L Saraswat, S Bhattacharya, A Maheshwari
Volume 117, Issue 3, February 2010, Pages: 245-257
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 555K)

January

Vaginal birth after two caesarean sections (VBAC-2) - a systematic review with meta-analysis of success rate and adverse outcomes of VBAC-2 vs VBAC-1 and Repeat (third) Caesarean Sections
S Tahseen, M Griffiths
Volume 117, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages: 5-19
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 242K)

2009

December

Efficacy and safety of transvaginal mesh kits in the treatment of prolapse of the vaginal apex: a systematic review
B Feiner, JE Jelovsek, C Maher
Volume 116, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages: 15-24
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 115K)

November

Associations of drugs routinely given in labour with breastfeeding at 48 hours: analysis of the Cardiff Births Survey
S Jordan, S Emery, A Watkins, JD Evans, M Storey, G Morgan
Volume 116, Issue 12, November 2009, Pages: 1622-1632
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 146K)

October

Induced termination of pregnancy and low birthweight and preterm birth: a systematic review and meta-analyses
PS Shah, J Zao
Volume 116, Issue 11, October 2009, Pages: 1425-1442
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 335K)

September

Surveying Clinical Surveys
PFW Chien
Volume 116, Issue 10, September 2009, Pages: 1285-1289
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 74K)

August

Misoprostol for second trimester pregnancy termination in women with prior caesarean: a systematic review
V Berghella, J Airoldi, AM O'Neill, K Einhorn, M Hoffman
Volume 116, Issue 9, August 2009, Pages: 1151-1157
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 118K)

July

Is it clinically and cost effective to screen for postnatal depression: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials and economic evidence
CE Hewitt, SM Gilbody
Volume 116, Issue 8, Date: July 2009, 1019-1027
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 266K)

June

Choice and birth method: mixed-method study of caesarean delivery for maternal request
C Kingdon, J Neilson, V Singleton, G Gyte, A Hart, M Gabbay, T Lavender
Volume 116, Issue 7, June 2009, Pages: 886-895
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 273K)

May

The management of epilepsy in pregnancy
SP Walker, M Permezel, SF Berkovic
Volume 116, Issue 6, May 2009, Pages: 758-767
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 109K)

April

Indications for induction of labour: a best-evidence review
E Mozurkewich, J Chilimigras, E Koepke, K Keeton, VJ King
Volume 116, Issue 5, April 2009, Pages: 626-636
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 132K)

March

A series of 3190 laparoscopic hysterectomies for benign disease from 1990 to 2006: evaluation of complications compared to vaginal and abdominal procedures
O Donnez, P Jadoul, J Squifflet, J Donnez
Volume 116, Issue 4, March 2009, Pages: 492-500
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 131K)

What measured blood loss tells us about postpartum bleeding: a systematic review
NL Sloan, J Durocher, T Aldrich, J Blum, B Winikoff
Volume 117, Issue 7, Date: June 2010, Pages: 788-800
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 210K)

OnlineOpen Articles 2014

July


Low-dose calcium supplementation for preventing pre-eclampsia: a systematic review and commentary
GJ Hofmeyr, JM Belizán, P von Dadelszen, and on behalf of the Calcium and Pre-eclampsia (CAP) Study Group
Volume 121, Issue 8, July 2014, Pages 951-957
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 131K)

June

Prevalence and risk of Down syndrome in monozygotic and dizygotic multiple pregnancies in Europe: implications for prenatal screening
B Boyle, JK Morris, R McConkey, E Garne, M Loane, MC Addor, M Gatt, M Haeusler, A Latos-Bielenska, N Lelong, R McDonnell, C Mullaney, M O'Mahony and H Dolk
Volume 121, Issue 7, June 2014, Pages 809-820
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (size: 349K)

Reporting errors, incidence and risk factors for postpartum haemorrhage and progression to severe PPH: a prospective observational study
A Briley, PT Seed, G Tydeman, H Ballard, M Waterstone, J Sandall, L Poston, RM Tribe and S Bewley
Volume 121, Issue 7, June 2014, Pages 876-888
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 307K)

April

When is birthweight at term abnormally low? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the association and predictive ability of current birthweight standards for neonatal outcomes.
GL Malin, RK Morris, R Riley, MJ Teune and KS Khan
Volume 121, Issue 5, April 2014, Pages 515-526
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What do popular Spanish women's magazines say about caesarean section? A 21-year survey
MR Torloni, B Campos Mansilla, M Merialdi and AP Betrán
Volume 121, Issue 5, April 2014, Pages 548-555
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 419K)

Marfan syndrome and pregnancy: maternal and neonatal outcomes
RA Curry, E Gelson, L Swan, D Dob, SV Babu-Narayan, MA Gatzoulis, PJ Steer and MR Johnson
Volume 121, Issue 5, April 2014, Pages 610-617
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 164K)

March

A comparison of intramuscular diamorphine and intramuscular pethidine for labour analgesia: a two-centre randomised blinded controlled trial
MYK Wee1, JP Tuckey, PW Thomas, S Burnard
Volume, 121, Issue 4, March 2014, Pages 447-456
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Fertility treatment, twin births, and unplanned pregnancies in women with eating disorders: findings from a population-based birth cohort
N Micali, I dos-Santos-Silva, B De Stavola, J Steenweg-de Graaf, V Jaddoe, A Hofman, FC Verhulst, EAP Steegers, H Tiemeier
Volume, 121, Issue 4, March 2014, Pages 408-416
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February
Availability and access in modern obstetric care: a retrospective population-based study
HM Engjom, N-H Morken
Volume, 121, Issue 3, February 2014, Pages 290-299
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 222K)

Effect of ethnicity on live birth rates after in vitro fertilisation or intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatment
K Jayaprakasan, D Pandian, J Hopkisson, BK Campbell, WE Maalouf
Volume 121, Issue 3, February 2014, Pages 300-307
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The impact of maternal obesity on intrapartum outcomes in otherwise low risk women: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study
J Hollowell, D Pillas, R Rowe
Volume, 121, Issue 3, February 2014, Pages 343–355
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 260K)

January
The management and outcomes of placenta accreta, increta, and percreta in the UK: a population-based descriptive study
KE Fitzpatrick, S Sellers, P Spark, JJ Kurinczuk, P Brocklehurst, M Knight
Volume 121, Issue 1, Date: January 2014, Pages: 62-71
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 148K)

OnlineOpen Articles 2013

October
The epidemiology of self-reported intermenstrual and postcoital bleeding in the perimenopausal years
M Shapley, M Blagojevic-Bucknall, KP Jordan and PR Croft
Volume 120, Issue 11, Date: October 2013, Pages: 1348-1355
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Preterm birth time trends in Europe: a study of 19 countries
J Zeitlin, K Szamotulska, N Drewniak, AD Mohangoo, J Chalmers, L Sakkeus, L Irgens, M Gatt, M Gissler and B Blondel, The Euro-Peristat Preterm Study Group
Volume 120, Issue 11, Date: October 2013, Pages: 1356–1365
Abstract | References | Full Text PDF (Size 505K)

August
Beyond pregnancy – the neglected burden of mortality in young women of reproductive age in Bangladesh: a prospective cohort study
AB Labrique, SS Sikder, L Wu, M Rashid, H Ali, B Ullah, AA Shamim, S Mehra, R Klemm, H Banu, KP West Jr, P Christian
Volume 120, Issue 9, Date: August 2013, Pages: 1085-1089
Abstract | References | Full Text: PDF (Size: 81K)

June
Epidemiological investigation of a temporal increase in atonic postpartum haemorrhage: a population-based retrospective cohort study
A Mehrabadi, JA Hutcheon, L Lee, MS Kramer, RM Liston, KS Joseph
Volume 120, Issue 7, Date: June 2013, Pages: 853-862
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 182K)

Symptoms of anxiety and depression in lesbian couples treated with donated sperm: a descriptive study
C Borneskog, G Sydsjö, C Lampic, M Bladh, AS Svanberg
Volume 120, Issue 7, Date:June 2013, Pages: 839-846
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 176K)

May
Timing of administration of prophylactic antibiotics for caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analysis
H Baaqeel, R Baaqeel
Volume 120, Issue 6, Date: May 2013, Pages: 661-669
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 387K)

April
Parents' experiences and satisfaction with care during the birth of their very preterm baby: a qualitative study
A Sawyer, H Rabe, J Abbott, G Gyte, L Duley, S Ayers
Volume 120, Issue 5, Date: April 2013, Pages: 637-643
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 96K)

Hyperemesis gravidarum and risks of placental dysfunction disorders: a population-based cohort study
M Bolin, H Åkerud, S Cnattingius, O Stephansson, AK Wikström
Volume 120, Issue 5, Date: April 2013, Pages: 541-547
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 91K)

March
Different labour outcomes in primiparous women that have been subjected to childhood sexual abuse or rape in adulthood: a case–control study in a clinical cohort
H Nerum, L Halvorsen, B Straume, T Sørlie, P Øian
Volume 120, Issue 4, Date: March 2013, Pages: 487-495
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OnlineOpen Articles 2012


December
Incidence and outcomes of pregnancy-associated cancer in Australia, 1994–2008: a population-based linkage study
YY Lee, CL Roberts, T Dobbins, E Stavrou, K Black, J Morris, J Young
Volume 119, Issue 13, Date: December 2012, Pages: 1572-1582
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October
Factors influencing choice of surgical route of repair of genitourinary fistula, and the influence of route of repair on surgical outcomes: findings from a prospective cohort study
V Frajzyngier, J Ruminjo, F Asiimwe, TH Barry, A Bello, D Danladi, SO Ganda, S Idris, M Inoussa, M Lynch, F Mussell, DC Podder, MA Barone
Volume 119, Issue 11, Date: October 2012, Pages: 1344-1353
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 106K)


May
Episiotomy characteristics and risks for obstetric anal sphincter injuries: a case-control study
M Stedenfeldt, J Pirhonen, E Blix, T Wilsgaard, B Vonen, P Øian
Volume 119, Issue 6, Date: May 2012, Pages: 724-730
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 161K)

Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening: cytology versus human papillomavirus DNA testing
J van Rosmalen, IMCM de Kok, M van Ballegooijen
Volume 119, Issue 6, Date: May 2012, Pages: 699-709
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 153K)

April
The spontaneous resolution of heavy menstrual bleeding in the perimenopausal years
M Shapley, M Blagojevic, KP Jordan, PR Croft
Volume 119, Issue 5, Date: April 2012, Pages: 545-553
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 145K)

March
Maternal sepsis: a Scottish population-based case–control study
CD Acosta, S Bhattacharya, D Tuffnell, JJ Kurinczuk and M Knight
Volume 119, Issue 4, Date: March 2012, Pages: 474-483
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 415K)

2011

October
Is the operative delivery rate in low-risk women dependent on the level of birth care? A randomised controlled trial
S Bernitz, R Rolland, E Blix, M Jacobsen, K Sjøborg, P Øian
Volume 118, Issue 11, Date: October 2011, Pages: 1357-1364
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 138K)

May
Malaria in pregnancy: the difficulties in measuring birthweight
MJ Rijken, JA Rijken, AT Papageorghiou, SH Kennedy, GHA Visser, F Nosten, R McGready
Volume 118, Issue 6, Date: February 2011, Pages: 671-678
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April
Maternal obesity and labour complications following induction of labour in prolonged pregnancy
S Arrowsmith, S Wray and S Quenby
Volume 118, Issue 5, Date: April 2011, Pages: 578-588
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The Early External Cephalic Version (ECV) 2 Trial: an international multicentre randomised controlled trial of timing of ECV for breech pregnancies
EK Hutton, ME Hannah, SJ Ross, M-F Delisle, GD Carson, R Windrim, A Ohlsson, AR Willan, A Gafni, G Sylvestre, R Natale, Y Barrett, JK Pollard, MS Dunn, P Turtle, for the Early ECV2 Trial Collaborative Group
Volume 118, Issue 5, Date: April 2011, Pages: 564-577
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February
Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: a randomised placebo-controlled trial
N Mobeen, J Durocher, NF Zuberi, N Jahan, J Blum, S Wasim, G Walraven and J Hatcher
Volume 118, Issue 3, Date: February 2011, Pages: 353 - 361
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OnlineOpen Articles 2010


April

Acupuncture for the induction of labour: a double-blind randomised controlled study
J Modlock, BB Nielsen and N Uldbjerg
Volume 117, Issue 10, Date: September 2010, Pages: 1255–1261
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 124K)


August

Expedited partner therapy for Chlamydia trachomatis at the community pharmacy
ST Cameron, A Glasier, A Muir, G Scott, A Johnstone, H Quarrell, C Oroz, M McIntyre, D Miranda, G Todd
Volume 117, Issue 9, Date: August 2010, Pages: 1074-1079
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 85K)

The cost-effectiveness of targeted or universal screening for vasa praevia at 18–20 weeks of gestation in Ontario
LE Cipriano, WH Barth Jr, GS Zaric
Volume 117, Issue 9, Date: August 2010, Pages: 1108-1118
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Increased adverse perinatal outcome of hospital delivery at night
JP de Graaf, ACJ Ravelli, GHA Visser, C Hukkelhoven, WH Tong, GJ Bonsel, EAP Steegers
Volume 117, Issue 9, Date: August 2010, Pages: 1098-1107
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June

The relationship between dietary supplement use in late pregnancy and birth outcomes: a cohort study in British women
NA Alwan, DC Greenwood, NAB Simpson, HJ McArdle, JE Cade
Volume 117, Issue 7, Date: June 2010, Pages: 821-829
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Recurrence of breech presentation in consecutive pregnancies
JB Ford, CL Roberts, N Nassar, W Giles, JM Morris
Volume 117, Issue 7, Date: June 2010, Pages: 830-836
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High fever following postpartum administration of sublingual misoprostol
J Durocher, J Bynum, W León, G Barrera, B Winikoff
Volume 117, Issue 7, Date: June 2010, Pages: 845-852
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OnlineOpen Articles 2009


September

Risk factors for RhD immunisation despite antenatal and postnatal anti-D prophylaxis
JM Koelewijn, M de Haas, TGM Vrijkotte, CE van der Schoot, GJ Bonsel
Volume 116, Issue 10, September 2009, Pages: 1307-1314
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 101K)

Vaginal repair with mesh versus colporrhaphy for prolapse: a randomised controlled trial
M Carey, P Higgs, J Goh, J Lim, A Leong, H Krause, A Cornish
Volume 116, Issue 10, September 2009, Pages: 1380-1386
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August

Effects of natural childbirth preparation versus standard antenatal education on epidural rates, experience of childbirth and parental stress in mothers and fathers: a randomised controlled multicentre tri
l M Bergström, H Kieler, U Waldenstr
m Volume 116, Issue 9, August 2009, Pages: 1167-11
6 Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 179K)

Jul

How often is a low Apgar score the result of substandard care during labour
S Berglund, H Pettersson, S Cnattingius, C Grunewal
Volume 117, Issue 8, Date: July 2010, Pages: 968-97
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 155K)

Jun

Transient high glycaemic intake in the last trimester of pregnancy increases offspring birthweight and postnatal growth rate in sheep: a randomised control tria
NA Smith, FM McAuliffe, K Quinn, P Lonergan, ACO Evan
Volume 116, Issue 7, June 2009, Pages: 975-98
Abstract  |  References  | Full Text: PDF (Size: 741K)

April

The effect of urinary incontinence status during pregnancy and delivery mode on incontinence postpartum. A cohort study*
SL Wesnes, S Hunskaar, K Bo, G Rortveit
Volume 116, Issue 5, April 2009, Pages: 700-707
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March

Hyponatremia complicating labour—rare or unrecognised? A prospective observational study
V Moen, L Brudin, M Rundgren, L Irestedt
Volume 116, Issue 4, March 2009, Pages: 552-561
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January

Blood oxygenation level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging: current and potential uses in obstetrics and gynaecology
K Vincent, J Moore, S Kennedy, I Tracey
Volume 116, Issue 2, January 2009, Pages: 240-246
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