Scholarworks Repository

Obstetrics and Gynecology - Faculty Publications

Obstetrics and Gynecology - Faculty Publications

 

Recent Submissions

  • de Sanjose S.; Quint W.G.V.; Alemany L.; Geraets D.T.; Klaustermeier J.E.; Lloveras B.; Tous S.; Felix A.; Bravo L.E.; Shin H.-R.; Vallejos C.S.; de Ruiz P.A.; Lima M.A.; Guimera N.; Clavero O.; Alejo M.; Llombart-Bosch A.; Cheng-Yang C.; Tatti S.A.; Kasa (NEW YORK360 PARK AVE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2010)
    Background: Knowledge about the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes in invasive cervical cancer is crucial to guide the introduction of prophylactic vaccines. We aimed to provide novel and comprehensive ...
  • Hitti E.; Ghulmiyyah L.; Pipkin M. (MALDENCOMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA, 2010)
    [No abstract available]
  • Sinno A.; Usta I.M.; Nassar A.H. (NEW YORK333 SEVENTH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10001 USA, 2009)
    Measuring cervical length using transvaginal ultrasonography is a useful tool to predict the risk of preterm birth in low- and high-risk pregnancies. Management of a short cervix poses a significant dilemma for clinicians. ...
  • Usta I.M.; Nassar A.H.; Abu-Musa A.A.; Hannoun A. (CHICHESTERTHE ATRIUM, SOUTHERN GATE, CHICHESTER PO19 8SQ, W SUSSEX, ENGLAND, 2010)
    Background: Factors that influence a pregnant woman's decision to accept or decline genetic tests are largely undefined. The objective of this study was to determine the acceptance rate of prenatal diagnostic testing in ...
  • Usta I.M.; Iiayek S.; Yaliya F.; Abu-Musa A.; Nassar A.H. (, 2009)
    [No abstract available]
  • Nassar A.H.; Abu-Musa A.; Zreik R.; Karam M.; Nawfal A.K.; Hammad I.; Usta I.M. (OSLOKARL JOHANS GATE 5, NO-0154 OSLO, NORWAY, 2009)
    [No abstract available]
  • Nassar A.H.; Musallam K.M.; Cappellini M.D.; Taher A.T. (MALDENCOMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA, 2009)
    [No abstract available]
  • Nassar A.; Abu-Musa A.A.; Awwad J.; Khalil A.; Tabbara J.; Usta I.M. (NEW YORK333 SEVENTH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10001 USA, 2009)
    We compared two dose regimens of tocolytic oral nifedipine. Women with singleton pregnancies admitted in preterm labor (24 to 34 weeks) were randomized to high-dose (HD) nifedipine (n = 49; 20 mg loading dose, repeated in ...
  • Hannoun A.; Zreik T.G.; Ghaziri G.; Abu Musa A.; Awwad J. (NEW YORK233 SPRING ST, NEW YORK, NY 10013 USA, 2009)
    Purpose: To assess the effect of wearing powdered gloves during embryo transfer as compared to un-powdered gloves on the pregnancy outcome of IVF cycles. Methods: Patients, undergoing embryo transfer procedures, were ...
  • Nassar A.H.; Charara I.; Nawfal A.K.; Ghulmiyyah L.; Usta I.M. (NEW YORK360 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2009)
    Uterine perforation can occur following first-trimester abortion or more commonly postpartum after evacuation of retained placental tissues. We report a case of a pregnancy at the site of a recent uterine perforation. ...
  • Nassar A.H.; Martin D.; Gonzalez-Quintero V.H.; Gomez-Marin O.; Salman F.; Gutierrez A.; O'Sullivan M.J. (BASELALLSCHWILERSTRASSE 10, CH-4009 BASEL, SWITZERLAND, 2004)
    Aims: To estimate the complication rate of 2nd-trimester amniocentesis and to determine the associated risk factors. Methods: A retrospective chart review of genetic amniocenteses performed at a single tertiary care ...
  • Inhorn M.C.; Kobeissi L.; Nassar Z.; Lakkis D.; Fakih M.H. (NEW YORK360 PARK AVE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA, 2009)
    Objective: To investigate the influence of consanguineous marriage on male factor infertility in Lebanon, where rates of consanguineous marriage remain high (29.6percent among Muslims, 16.5percent among Christians). Design: ...
  • Hannoun A.; Nassar A.H.; Usta I.M.; Musa A.A. (AMSTERDAMPO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2010)
    Objective: Smoking is a significant health hazard that has been associated with poor reproductive outcome and reduced fertility in reproductive age women. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of nargile smoking ...
  • Nassar A.; Uthman I.; Khamashta M.A. (AMSTERDAMSARA BURGERHARTSTRAAT 25, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2009)
    The antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is characterized by arterial and venous thrombosis and pregnancy complications that include recurrent early pregnancy loss and late adverse pregnancy outcomes such as fetal death, severe ...
  • Nassar A.H.; Usta I.M. (NEW YORK333 SEVENTH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10001 USA, 2009)
    In addition to the possible association between pregnancy in women with advanced maternal age and increased rates of obstetric and perinatal complications, those women and their children might suffer from long-term sequelae. ...
  • Osman H.; Campbell O.M.R.; Nassar A.H. (HOBOKEN111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2009)
    Background: Obstetric drills are being used increasingly to test, improve, and maintain knowledge and skills related to obstetric emergencies as a means to improve proficiency and efficiency of practitioners. The purpose ...
  • Usta I.M.; Nassar A.H. (NEW YORK333 SEVENTH AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10001 USA, 2008)
    More women are postponing pregnancy into the fourth and fifth decades of life for a variety of reasons. Advanced maternal age, traditionally defined as age more than 35 years, has been associated with increased obstetric ...
  • Shamseddine A.; Chehal A.; Usta I.; Salem Z.; El-Saghir N.; Taher A. (NEW YORKDIV JOHN WILEY and SONS INC, 605 THIRD AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10158-0012 USA, 2004)
    Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a severe life-threatening hematological disorder affecting the microcirculation of multiple organ systems. Infection, pregnancy, cancer, drugs, and surgery are frequently ...
  • Abu-Musa A.A.; Kobeissi L.; Hannoun A.B.; Inhorn M.C. (CAMBRIDGEDUCK END FARM, DRY DRAYTON, CAMBRIDGE, CB3 8DB, ENGLAND, 2008)
    The aim of this study was to review the existing literature on the effect of war on female and male fertility. A MEDLINE search for studies that included participants defined as infertile because they were unsuccessful in ...
  • Wehbe S.A.; Ghulmiyyah L.M.; Dominique E.-K.H.; Hosford S.L.; Ehleben C.M.; Saltzman S.L.; Sills E.S. (, 2008)
    Objective. To determine the impact of pre-operative and intra-operative ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerve block on post-operative analgesic utilization and length of stay (LOS). Methods. We conducted a prospective ...

View more