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PUBLICATIONS in 2009-2010
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Publications

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

VALDERRAMOS S, Scanfeld D, Uhlemann AC, Fidock DA, Krishna S. Investigation into the Role of the Plasmodium falciparum SERCA (PfATP6) L263E Mutation in Artemisinin Action and Resistance. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Jun 21. PMID: 20566762

Kiley, J, YEE, L, Niemi, C, Feinglass, J, Simon, M. Delays in request for pregnancy terminationcomparison of patients in the first and second trimesters.  Contraception: 81 (2010) 446-451.

VALDERRAMOS S, Valderramos JC, Musset L, Purcell LA, Mercereau-Puijalon O, Legrand E, Fidock DA. Identification of a mutant PfCRT-mediated chloroquine tolerance phenotype in Plasmodium faciparum. PLoS Pathogen. 2010 May 13;6(5):e1000887.PMID: 20485514.

Stasenko, M, Cheng, Y W, MCLEAN, T, Jelin, A C, Rand, L, Caughey, A B.  Postpartum Follow-up for Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Amer J Perinatol.

De Bocanegra, H.T, Rostovtseva, D. P, Khera, S, GODHWANI, N. Birth Control Sabotage and Forced Sex: Experiences Reported by Women in Domestic Violence Shelters. Violence Against Women; 2010, 16(5): 601-612.

Rodriguez, MI, WARDEN, M, Darney, P. Intrauterine progestins, progesterone antagonists, and receptor modulators: a review of gynecologic applications.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 May;202(5):420-8. Epub 2009 Dec 23.

Breyer, B, Smith, J, Eisenberg, M, Ando, K, ROWEN, T, Shindel, A. The impact of sexual orientation on sexuality and sexual practices in North American medical students. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, (2010) Vol. 7, No. 7, pgs 2391-2400.

Bryant, AS, WORJOLOH, A, Caughey, AB, Washington, AE. Racial/ethnic disparities in obstetric outcomes and care: prevalence and determinants.  Am J Obstet Gynecology, 2010, Jan 8 (Epub ahead of print).

Bharel, M, CASEY, C, Wittenberg, E. Disparities in cancer screening: a study of acceptance of Pap smears among homeless women.  J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Dec;18(12):2011-16.

ROWEN, T, Prata, N, Passano, P. Evaluation of a traditional birth attendant training programme in Bangladesh. Journal of Midwifery, (2009) doi:10.1016/j.midw.2009.06.003.

SALEEBY, E, CHAPMAN, J, MORSE, J, Bryant, A. H1N1 Influenza in Pregnancy. Obstetrics and Gynecology Vol. 114, No. 4, October 2009.

Cohen, PA, McCormick, D, CASEY, C, Dawson, GF, Hacker, KA. Imported compounded diet pill use among Brazilian women immigrants in the United States.  Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 2009 June, 11(3): 229-36.

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Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

 

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PRESENTATIONS in 2009-2010
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Presentations

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

 

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

 

Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

 

Reproductive Endocrinology

 



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PUBLICATIONS in 2008-2009
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Publications

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Delaney, S; Cohan, D; Robertson, P “Chapter: Fever and Pregnancy”. Emergency Management of Infectious Diseases; Chin, RL (Editor in Chief); Cambridge University Press, 2008. 2008.


Chan, J., Kawar, NM., Shin, JY., Osann K., Chen LM., Powell, CB., Kapp, DS. Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma: A Population Based Analysis. British Journal of Cancer, 2008, Oct, 99(8): 1210-1215. 2008 October


Norton, ME, Bartha AI, Fick, AL, Glenn OA Intracranial magnetic resonance imaging findings in the surviving fetus after spontaneous monochorionic cotwin demise. Am J Obstet Gynecol . 2008 Oct: 199(4) 398.e1-5 2008 October

Shannon, Maureen; Weber, Shannon; Cohan, Deborah Assisted reproduction for couples affected by human immunodeficiency virus in California Fertility and Sterility 2008 Oct; pages 1-4 2008 October

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Cheng YW, Esakoff TF, Block-Kurbisch, Ustinov A, Shafer S, Caughey AB. Screening or diagnostic: Markedly elevated glucose loading test and perinatal outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2006 Nov;19(11):729-34.
Hopkins LM, Esakoff T, Noah MS, Moore DH, Sawaya GF, Laros RK Jr. Outcomes associated with cesarean section versus vaginal breech delivery at a university hospital. J Perinatol. 2007 March;27(3)141-6.
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Sparks TN, Caughey AB. The association between birthweight >= 4000 grams and perinatal outcomes in patients with and without gestational diabetes mellitus. AJOG 2009 In print *Editor’s Choice Article
Kaimal AJ, Cheng Y, Bryant A, Norton M, Caughey A. Google Obstetrics: Who is educating our patients? Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008; 198(6):700.e1-5.
Tran S, Cheng Y, Kaimal AJ, Caughey A. Length of rupture of membranes in the setting of premature rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal morbidity. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008; 198(6):700.e1-5.
Kaimal AJ, Zlatnik MG, Cheng YW, et al. Effect of a change in policy regarding the timing of prophylactic antibiotics on the rate of postcesarean delivery surgical-site infections. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008; 199(3):310.e311-315.
Wong LF, Caughey AB, Nakagawa S, Kaimal AJ, Tran SH, Cheng YW. Perinatal outcomes among different Asian-American subgroups. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2008. Epub Aug 21 2008.
Chen MM, Coakley FV, Kaimal AJ J, Laros RK. Guidelines for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging use during pregnancy and lactation. Obstet Gynecol. Aug 2008;112(2 Pt 1):333-340.
Henry DE, Cheng YC, Shaffer BL, Kaimal AJ, Bianco K, Caughey AB. Perinatal outcomes in the setting of active phase arrest of labor. Obstet Gynecol, 2008;112:1109-15.
Child A, Cheng YW, Shaffer BL, Kaimal AJ, Little SE, Caughey AB. Early onset preeclampsia and neonatal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol, In press.
Peer-Reviewed Published Abstracts
Greenberg J, Kaimal AJ, Ecker J, Barbieri R. Where does all the money go? Malpractice payment destinations. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2005; 193(6S): 113.
Kaimal AJ, Little SE, Odibo A, Grobman W, Stamilio D, 20.Kaimal AJ, Smith C, Caughey A, Laros RK, Cheng Y. Cost-effectiveness of private umbilical cord blood banking. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199:103-103.
Kaimal AJ, Little S, Odibo A, Stamilio D, Caughey A. Induction of labor at 39 weeks in nulliparous women: Is it cost-effective? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199:68-68.
Kaimal AJ, Cheng Y, Nicholson J, Bruckner T, Washington E, Caughey A. Induction of labor and maternal and neonatal outcomes by gestational age. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199:74-74.
Cheng YW, Kaimal AJ, Bruckner TA, Nicholson JM, Hallaron DR, Caughey A. Late preterm births: Are they nearly term? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;199:66-66.
Kim, L, Caughey, A, Escobar, G. Racial and ethnic differences in the prevalence of placenta previa. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008; 199:S105
Kim, L, Caughey, A, Escobar, G. Maternal blood loss differences between racial/ethnic groups from deliveries complicated by placenta previa. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2009; 28:S159-160.
Kim, L, Caughey, A, Escobar, G. Racial and ethnic differences in neonatal outcomes of placenta previa. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2009; 28:S161.
Tran SH, Kaimal AJ, Cheng YW, Caugh, Caughey AB. Length of rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Accepted for publication. 2008.

Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

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Reproductive Endocrinology

Lamb, JD, Zamah, AM, Shen, S, McCulloch, CI, Cedars, MI, Rosen MP. Steroid Hormone Levels From Individual Follicles Are Associated With Fertilization Outcome After Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. Accepted for publication. Fertility and Sterility. December 2008.
Lamb, JD, Huddleston HG, Modan A, Vittinghoff E, Fujimoto VY. Asian Ethnicity is Assoicated with Longer Duration of Infertility and Decreased Pregnancy Rates Following Intrauterine Insemination. Accepted for publication. Reproductive Biomedicine Online. November 2008.
Rinaudo, PR, Lamb JD. Fetal orgins of perinatal morbidity and/or adult disease. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine. 2008 September; 26(5):436-45.
SL McElroy, K Kee, N Tran, J Menses, LC Giudice, RA Reijo Pera: Developmental competence of immature and failed/abnormally fertilized human oocytes in nuclear transfer. Reprod Biomed Online. 16:684, 2008.
PC Klatsky, ND Tran, AB Caughey, VY Fujimoto. Fibroids and reproductive outcomes: A systematic literature review from conception to delivery. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 198:357, 2008.
Hsieh M, Zamah AM, Conti M. EGF-Like Growth Factors in the Follicular Fluid: Role in Oocyte Development and Maturation. Semin Reprod Med. 2009 Jan;27(1):52-61.
Rosen MP, Zamah AM,Shen S, Dobson AT, McCulloch CE, Rinaudo P, Lamb JD, Cedars MI. The effect of follicular fluid hormones on oocyte recovery after ovarian stimulation: FSH level predicts oocyte recovery. (accepted) Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology.
Lamb JD, Zamah AM, Shen S, McCulloch CE, Cedars MI, Rosen MP. Follicular Fluid Steroid Hormone Levels Are Associated With Fertilization Outcome After Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. (accepted) Fertility and Sterility.
Pullen K, Zamah AM, Lyell D, Benitz W, El-Sayed Y. A Comparison of Once Daily versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for the Treatment of Intrapartum Chorioamnionitis (completed enrollment)
Zamah AM, El-Sayed YY, Milki AA. Two Cases of Cholestasis in the First Trimester of Pregnancy Following Ovarian Hyperstimulation. Fertility and Sterility. 2008 Oct;90(4):1202.e7-10.

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PRESENTATIONS in 2008-2009
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Presentations

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Van Remoortere, Kier., Doshi, Ashmi., Schembri, Michael., Thom, David H., Van Den Eeden., Brown, Jeanette., Affect of Diabetes on the prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in women, Poster, International Continence Society’s annual conference, Oct 2009
Van Remoortere, Kier., Cheng, Yvonne., Knight, Sharon., Wu, Jennifer., Lyell, Deirdre., Caughey, Aaron., What factors are associated with postpartum urinary retention? , Poster/presentation, American Urogynecologic Society, Sept 2009
Van Remoortere, Kier., Doshi, Ashmi., Schembri, Michael., Thom, David H., Van Den Eeden, Stephen., Brown, Jeanette., Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in an ethnically diverse female population: prevalence and effect on quality of life. , Poster/presentation, American Urogynecologic Society, Sept 2009
Kathryn Houston, Mode of delivery preferences among diverse populations of women., Poster, CTSI Resident Research Symp for Clinical & Translational Research, June 2009
Felicia Lester, Case Series to Investigate the Hemodynamic Impact of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) in Post-Partum Women., Poster, CTSI Resident Research Symp for Clinical & Translational Research, June 2009
Rosenstein, Melissa., Cheng, Yvonne., Caughey, Aaron, Indications for Cesarean Delivery in Induced and Spontaneous Labor, Poster, CTSI Resident Research Symp for Clinical & Translational Research, June 2009
Van Remoortere, KC., Doshi, A., Schembri, M., Thom, DH., Van Den Eeden, SK., Brown, JS., Prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Women Differes by Diabetes Status, Poster, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Conference, Mar 2009
Herrick, C., Chan, J., Progress and trends in ovarian cancer Phase II Trials (co-wrote poster), Poster, SGO – Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (did not attend meeting), Feb 2009
Cohen, J.; Yu, X.; Deshmukh, H.; Zhang, R.; Shin, J.; Osann, K.; Husain, A.; Kapp, D.; Sherman, A.; Chen, L.M.; Chan, J., The Association of Serial Ultrasounds and CA-125 Prior to Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer: Do They Improve Early Detection? , Poster, SGO 40th Annual Mtg on Women’s Cancer (Soc Gynecologic Oncology), Feb 2009
Angie C Jelin, Yvonne Cheng, Aaron Caughey, Neonatal outcomes of term SGA infants differ by etiology, Poster, Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Jan 2009
Angie C Jelin, Yvonne Cheng, Aaron Caughey, Neonatal outcomes differ by etiology of preterm delivery., Poster, Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Jan 2009
Worjoloh, A.; Wong, L.; Bryant, A.; Cheng, Y.; Delaney, S.; Caughey, AB., Do perinatal outcomes differ among the African diaspora? Abstract presentation, Society for MFM Annual Meeting, Jan 2009
Lynn Yee, A mixed-,methods assessment of the role of health literacy and numeracy in contraceptive decision-making among postpartum patients in an urban Chicago population., Oral, Amer Society for Reproductive Medicine, Contraceptive Special Interest group, Nov 2008
N. Kawar, J. Rabban, J.Y. Shin, I-C Hsu, D.S. Kapp, C. B. Powell, L-M Chen, J. Chan., “Prognostic factors important in recurrence & survival of patients with carcinosarcoma of the uterus.”, Poster, International Gyn Cancer Society, Oct 2008
Lynn Yee, Perceptions of contraception counseling and the role of health literacy and numeracy among low income postpartum patients in Chicago., Poster, American Public Health Assoc Annual meeting and Exposition, Oct 2008
J. Cohen, D. Teoh, R. Halloway, M. Gu, W. Ricketts, J. Hu, J. Shin, C. B. Powell, L-M. Chen, J. Chan, The Association of ERCC1 and Clinical Outcomes with Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Poster, International Gyn Cancer Society, Oct 2008
J.Cohen, X. Yu, H. Deshmukh, R. Zhang, J. Shin, K. Osann, A. Husain, D. Kapp, L-M. Chen, J. Chan, The Association of Serial Ultrasounds and CA125 Prior to Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer – Do They Improve Early Detection? , Poster, International Gyn Cancer Society, Oct 2008
J. Cohen, J. Shin, D. Teoh, C. Hamilton, D. Kapp, and J. Chan, “Factors associated with Publication of Plenary Presentations at the Annual Mtg of the Soc of Gyn Oncology”, Oral poster, International Gyn Cancer Society, Oct 2008
Kier Van Remoortere, “Mode of delivery and birth experience in Chile”, Poster, PCOGS Annual Meeting, Oct 2008
Warden M, Harwood, B, “Patient Selection and Provision of the Intrauterine Device: A Survey of Primary Care Providers.”, Abstract, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals Annual Meeting, Sept 2008
Lynn Yee, An Ethnographic Assessment of Contraceptive Experiences and Contraceptive decision-making among postpartum patients in an urban Chicago population., Poster, ARHP (Assoc for Reproductive Health), Sept 2008
Lynn Yee, “Delays in request for Abortion Comparison of patients in the first and second trimesters”, Posters, ARHP (Assoc for Reproductive Health), Sept 2008

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Jin Chang, DO. Inpatient, Continuous Fetal Monitoring Versus Outpatient Antenatal Monitoring in Monoamniotic Twins: a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.” Poster presentation at Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 29th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Block-Kurbisch I, Inturrisi, M, Caughey AB. Perinatal Outcomes in GDM patients by race/ethnicity.Abstract of Scientific Paper Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine AJOGDallas, TX 2008
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Block-Kurbish I, Inturrisi M, Caughey AB Perinatal Outcomes in GDM patients by Race/EthnicityAbstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine AJOG Dallas, TX 2008
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Jones T, Caughey AB.Can neonatal anthropometrics predict perinatal outcomes? Abstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic InvestigationSan Diego, CA 2008
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Caughey AB The association of macrosomia and perinatal outcomes in patients with and without gestational diabetes mellitus. Abstract of Scientific Paper Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation San Diego, CA 2008
Esakoff TF, Cheng YW, Caughey AB The association of macrosomia and perinatal outcomes in patients with and without gestational diabetes mellitus. Abstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Pacific Coast OBGYN SocietyVictoria, British Columbia 2008Winner of the Ted Adams Scholarship Award
Esakoff TF, Caughey AB, Ramos GA, Chung J, Block-Kurbish I, Cheng YWPerinatal outcomes in diabetics vs. non-diabetics by race/ethnicity.Abstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine AJOGSan Diego, CA 2009
Esakoff TF, Sparks TN, Poder L, Kaimal AJ, Kim LH, Goldstein R, Cheng YW, Feldstein V, Caughey AB How good are ultrasound and MRI for the diagnosis of placenta accreta? Abstract of Scientific Paper Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine AJOG San Diego,
CA 2009
Esakoff TF, Sparks TN, Poder L, Kaimal AJ, Kim LH, Goldstein R, Cheng YW, Feldstein V, Caughey AB How good are ultrasound and MRI for the diagnosis of placenta accreta? Oral Presentation American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Meeting New York, NY 2009
Kaimal A, Zlatnik M, Cheng Y, Thiet MP, Connatty E, Caughey A. Timing of prophylactic antibiotics and the rate of post-cesarean surgical site infections. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Abstract #59: Oral Concurrent Session 5, February 1, 2008, Dallas, Texas.
Kaimal A, Nicholson J, Cheng Y, Lyell D, Washington AE, Caughey A. Induction of labor: Maternal and neonatal complications by gestational age. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008, Dallas, TX.

Kaimal A, Little S, Shaffer B, Cheng Y, Zlatnik M, Caughey A. Cost-effectiveness of antenatal steroids for preterm labor at 34 weeks. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008, Dallas, TX.

Kaimal A, Little S, Odibo A, Stamilio D, Caughey A. Induction of labor at 40 weeks in nulliparous women: Is it cost-effective? Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008, Dallas, TX.

Poster presentations at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, San Diego CA Shaffer BL, Tran S, Norton ME, Malabed K, Pena S, Caughey AB. Amniocentesis based on the potential for significant chromosomal abnormalities: A decision analysis. 2009

Tran S, Shaffer BL, Norton ME, Malabed K, Pena S, Caughey AB. Prenatal array comparative genomic hybridization analysis amongst women choosing invasive prenatal diagnosis: A decision analysis. 2009

Solheim K, Myers D, Sparks T, Shaffer BL,Cheng Y, Caughey A. Continuing a trial of labor after 2 hours of active phase arrest: A costeffectiveness analysis. 2009. Poster presentation at The American Society of Human Genetics, Philadelphia PA

Shaffer BL,Shankar S, Nicholas E, Weisiger K, Zlatunich C, O’Brien W, Kang SM, Ferrell L, Kim G, Rosenthal P, Packman S. Orthotopic liver transplant for Arginase deficiency. 2008

Shaffer BL. Oral Presentation at the Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Victoria BC Canada, 2008.

Shaffer BL. Manual Rotation to Reduce Cesarean Delivery in Persistent Occiput Posterior or Transverse Position”Poster presentations at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dallas TX 2008

Kaimal A, Little S, Shaffer BL,Cheng Y, Zlatnik MG, Caughey AB. Cost-effectiveness of antenatal steroids for preterm labor at 34 weeks. 2008

Cheng YW, Bianco YK, Shaffer BL, Lyell D, Caughey AB. Operative Vaginal Delivery: Now or later? 2008

Myers D, Cheng Y, Kaimal A, Shaffer BL, Caughey AB. Active Phase Arrest: Perinatal outcomes in vaginal versus cesarean deliveries. 2008

Myers D, Tran N, Cheng Y, Kaimal A, Shaffer BL,Caughey AB. Active phase Arrest: The effect of arrest duration in mode of delivery. 2008

Bianco YK, Cheng Y, Shaffer BL, Lyell D, Caughey AB. Cesarean delivery during the second stage of labor: Is timing associated with perinatal outcomes? 2008

Child A, Cheng YW, Shaffer BL,Kaimal A, Little S, Caughey AB. Early onset pre-eclampsia and neonatal outcomes. 2008

Shaffer BL,Cheng YW, Vargas JE, Laros RK, Caughey AB. Comparing Manual, Forceps, and Vacuum Rotations for Occiput posterior and Transverse Position. 2007

Shaffer BL, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Midpelvic Deliveries: What is the Association Between Mode of Delivery and Perinatal Outcomes? 2007

Shaffer BL, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Operative Vaginal Deliveries: What is the Association Between Station and Perinatal Outcomes? 2007

Bianco K, Cheng YW, Shaffer BL,Norton ME, Lyell DJ, Caughey AB. Successful operative vaginal deliveries in women with prolonged second stage: Is it worth the wait? 2007

Myers D, Cheng YW, Shaffer BL, Kaimal A, Bianco K, Caughey AB. Active Phase Arrest: Who will Deliver Vaginally? 2007

Shaffer BL, Little SE, Cheng YW, Vargas JE, Caughey AB. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: What is the Optimal Gestational age for Delivery? Oral Presentation at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Miami FL 2007

Shaffer BL. Manual Rotation of the Fetal Occiput: Predictors of Success and Delivery. Poster Presentations at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Miami FL 2006

Tran SH, Shaffer BL,Cheng YW, Aziz N, Thiet MP, Caughey AB. Length of rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal outcomes. 2006
Cheng YW, Tran SH, Greenberg M, Hopkins L, Caughey AB. Does patience pay off? The association between the length of first stage of labor and mode of delivery in women undergoing labor induction. Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 27th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. February 2007.

Tran SH, Kaimal A, Kuzniewicz M, Caughey AB. Is Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid in Near-Term Infants Associated with Increased Rates of Adverse Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes? Poster presented at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 27th Annual Meeting in San
Francisco, CA. February 2007.

Tran SH, Slavotinek A. Inherited deletion of the 17p telomere: A clinically significant finding or familial variant? Oral presentation at the Western Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting in Carmel, CA. February 2007.

Aziz N, Tran SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal outcomes in patients with and without epidural anesthesia in the setting of chorioamnionitis. Poster presentation at the Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting. March 2007. Reproductive Sciences,
Volume 14, Supplement 1, January 2007 Page 243A.

Aziz N, Bryant A, Tran SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal outcomes in the setting of chorioamnionitis among different ethnic groups. Poster presentation at the Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting. March 2007. Reproductive Sciences, Volume
14, Supplement 1, January 2007 Page 242A.

Tran SH, Slavotinek A, Strecker M, Sherr E. Deletion of the 12p telomere and selective language deficits. Oral presentation at the Northern California Clinical Genetics Exchange. San Francisco, CA. June 2007.

Tran SH, Shaffer BL, Cheng YW, Aziz N, Caughey AB. Length of rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal outcomes. Poster presented at the Pacific Coast OB/Gyn Society 74th Annual Meeting in Henderson, Nevada. October 2007.

Wong L, Caughey AB, Nakagawa S, Kaimal J, Tran SH, Cheng Y. Maternal complications vary among different Asian-American subgroups. Poster presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 28th Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX. January 2008.

Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

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Reproductive Endocrinology

Lamb JD, Johnstone EB, Morris T, Cedars MI, Huddleston HG. Predictors of Exercise Behavior in a PCOS Clinic Population. ASRM Oral Presentation, Fellows Award. November 2008.
Lamb JD, Zdravkovic T, Gormley M, Genbacev O, Fisher SJ. Immunolocalization of Stemness Markers in Tissue Sections of the Human Placenta. ASRM Oral Presentation. November 2008.
Lamb JD, Shen S, Jalalian L, Cedars MI, Rosen M. Does FSH Supplementation at the time of hCG Improve IVF Outcomes? A Double Blind RCT. ASRM Oral Presentation. November 2008.

Johnstone EB. Shelly WB. Mellon S. Cedars M. BDNF is Elevated in Follicular Fluid of Women with PCOS. Poster Presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting 2008; San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2008.
Johnstone EB. Sandler J. Shelly W. Lamb J. Cedars M. Huddleston H. Lack of association between clinical and biochemical hyperandrogenism in patients with PCOS. Oral presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting 2008; San Francisco, CA, November 10, 2008.
Lamb JD, Johnstone EB, Morris T, Cedars MI, Huddleston HG. Predictors of Exercise Behavior in a PCOS Clinic Population. Oral presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting 2008; San Francisco, CA, November 2008. Fellows Award.
Sandler J. Johnstone EB. Sohn S. Fujimoto V. Willingness to Participate in Reproductive Research is Stratified along Ethnic and Racial Divisions. Poster Presentation, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting 2008; San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2008.
Johnstone EB. Jiang S. Sternfeld B. Rosen M. Cedars M. Variation in prevalence of polycystic ovaries by the Rotterdam criteria in regularly cycling women across the reproductive lifespan. Poster presentation. 2008 Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation; San Diego, CA, March 28, 2008.
Herndon CN, Garner EG. Out of place: vaginal spotting was the only evidence of crisis. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2008; 199(3):324.
Zamah AM, Hsieh M, Chen J, Rosen MP, Cedars MI, Conti M. Amphiregulin in Human Follicular Fluid Mediates Cumulus Oocyte Complex Expansion. ASRM 64th Annual Meeting 2008 (Oral)
Zamah AM, Rosen MP, Sohn SH, Shen S, Cedars MI. The Effect of Female Age on Granulosa/Theca Cell Hormonal Production. ASRM 64th Annual Meeting 2008 (Poster)
Pullen K, Zamah AM, Fuh K, Caughey A, Benitz W, Lyell D, El-Sayed, Y. Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for Chorioamnionitis. SMFM 2008 28th Annual

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PUBLICATIONS in 2007-08
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Publications

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

ROSENSTEIN, MG, Romero M, Ramos S. Maternal Mortality in Argentina: A Closer Look at Women Who Die Outside of the Health System. Matern Child Health J. 2007 Aug 23

Newmann S, DALVE-ENDRES A, Drey E. Cervical preparation for surgical abortion from 20 to 24 weeks gestation. Contraception 77 (2008) 308-314

Klatsky PC, TRAN ND, Caughey AB, Fujimoto VY. Fibroids and reproductive outcomes: a systematic literature review from conception to delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Apr;198(4):357-66.

Chan JK, TEOH D, Hu JM, Shin JY, Osann K, Kapp DS. Do clear cell ovarian carcinomas have poorer prognosis compared to other epithelial cell types? A study of 1411 clear cell ovarian cancers. Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Apr 4

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Zhou Y, BIANCO K, Huang L, Kae Nien Y, McMaster M, Romero R, Fisher SJ. Comparative analysis of the maternal-fetal interface in preeclampsia and preterm labor. Cell Tissue Res. 329:559-69,2007

Orit G, BIANCO K, Barkovich AJ, Callan PW, Parer JT. Fetal Cerebellar Hemorrahage in Parvovirus-Associated Non-Immune Hydrops. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal edocome. 20:769-72,2007

Hopkins LM, ESAKOFF T, Noah MS, Moore DH, Sawaya GF, Laros RK Jr. Outcomes associated with cesarean section versus vaginal breech delivery at a university hospital. J Pernatol. 2007 March; 27(3) 141-6

Cheng YW, McLaughlin GB, Esakoff TF, Block-Kurbisch I, Caughey AB. Glucose challenge test: Screening threshold for gestational diabetes mellitus and associated outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2007;20:903-8

TRAN SH, Shaffer BL, Cheng YW, Aziz N, Caughey AB. Length of rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008;198:700 e1-5

KAIMAL AJ, Cheng YW, Bryant AS, Norton ME, Shaffer BL, Caughey AB. Google Obstetrics: Who is educating our patients? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008;198:682 e1-5

Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

Chan JK, Ueda SM, SUGIYAMA VE, Stave CD, Shin JY, Monk BJ, Sikic BI, Osann K, Kapp DS. Analysis of phase II studies on targeted agents and subsequent phase III trials: what are the predictors for success? J Clin Oncol 2008; 26: 1511-1518.

SUGIYAMA VE, Chan JK, Shin JY, Berek JS, Osann K, Kapp DS.Vulvar melanoma: a multivariable analysis of 644 patients. Obstet Gynecol 2007; 110: 296-301.

Chen LM, YANG KY, Little SE, Cheung MK, Caughey AB. Gynecologic cancer prevention in Lynch syndrome/hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer families. 2007; 110: 18-25

Reproductive Endocrinology

LAMB, JD, Purcell KJ, Modan A, Huddleston HG, Vittinghoff E, Fujimoto VY. Asian Ethnicity is Associated with Longer Duration of Infertility and Decreased Preganancy Rates Following Intruterine Insemination. Fertility and Sterility February 2008

SHELLY WB, Draper MW, Krishnan V, Wong M, Jaffe RB. Selective estrogen receptor modulators: an update on recent clinical findings. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 63(3):163-81, 2008

Smith LP, Williams CD, Doyle JO, CLOSSHEY WB, Brix WK, Pastore LM. Effect of endometrioma cyst fluid exposure on peritoneal adhesion formation in a rabbit model. Fertility and Sterility. 87(5): 1173, 2007


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PRESENTATIONS in 2007-08
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Program Presentations

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Barnhart, Nena - Assisted Reproduction for HIV Affected Couples in California. National Meeting.

Delaney, Shani - Correlation Between Urine Dipstick Measurement and 24-hour Urine Collections. National Meeting.

Child, Angie - Intracranial MRI Findings in the Surviving Fetus after a Co-Twin Demise. National Meeting.

Child, Angie - Ethnicity as a Risk Factor for Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes. National Meeting.

Delaney, Shani - Vaginal Delivery in Women with an Unfavorable Cervix Undergoing Labor Induction: How Long Is Too Long for the First Stage of Labor. National Meeting.

Kawar, Nada - Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma: A Population Based Analysis. National Meeting.

Cohen, Joshua - The Prognostic Factors Responsible for Survival of Women with Neuroendocrine Small-cell Cervical Carcinoma-A Study of 188 Women. National Meeting.

Phan, Ngoc - Higher Rates of maternal complications in twin pregnancies. National Meeting.

Van Remoortere, Kier - Birth-Experience in High-Risk versus Normal Pregnancy. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

Herrick, Claire - Progress and Trends in Successful Phase II Clinical and Advanced Solid Cancers over the Past 20 Years. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

Kawar, Nada - Prognostic factors in recurrence & survival patients with carcinosarcoma of the uterus. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

Cohen, Joshua - Factors associated with publication/plenary presentations at the annual meeting of SGO. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

Cohen, Joshua - The association of serial ultrasounds & CA 125 prior to diagnosis of ovarian cancer ‘ do they improve detection. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

AZIZ, N, Rand L, Soto E, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Factors affecting latency duration in preterm premature rupture of membranes. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Poster Presentation, February 2007, Annual Meeting. National Meeting

AZIZ N, Bryant A, Tran SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal outcomes in the setting of chorioamnionitis among different ethinic groups. Society for Gynecological Investigation. Poster presentation, March 2007, 54th Annual Meeting. National Meeting

AZIZ N, Tran SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal outcomes in patients with and without epdural anesthesia in the setting of chorioamnionitis. Society for Gynecological Investigation. Poster presentation, March 2007, 54 Annual Meeting. National Meeting.

AZIZ N, Huchko M, Rahangdale L, Coleman J, MD, Shannon M, Cohen CR, Cohan D. Reproductive infectious disease consulty service at a university medical center: a 3-year experience. Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Oral presentation, August 2007, Annual Meeting. National Meeting.

Child A, AZIZ N, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Ethnicity as a risk factorfor preterm premature rupture of membranes. Poster presentation, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2008. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007;197:S197. National Meeting.

AZIZ N. Controversies in Perinatal HIV Management: Experiences from the National Perinatal HIV Hotline, Luncheon Roundtable Lecture, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2008. National Meeting

BIANCO K. 2007 Society of maternal-Fetal Medicine (plenary session). National Meeting.

BIANCO K. 2007 Medical Genetic Exchange Northern California Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium

BIANCO K. 2008 36th Annual Westernb Society of Clinical Investigation & Society Pediatrics Research. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium.

BIANCO K. 2008 UCSF Pediatrics Gastroenterology Grand Rounds Lecture. Grand Rounds/ Clinical Conf.

ESAKOFF TF, Cheng YW, Block-Kurbisch I, Inturrisi, M, Caughey AB. Perinatal Outcomes in GDM patients by Race/Ethnicity Abstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine AJOG Dallas, TX 2008. National Meeting.

ESAKOFF TF, Cheng YW, Jones T, Caughey AB. Can neonatal anthropometrics predict perinatal outcomes’ Abstract of Scientific PaperAnnual Meeting of the Society for Gyncologic Investigation San Diego, CA 2008 National Meeting.

ESAKOFF TF, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. The association of macrosomia and perinatal outcomes in patients with and without gestational diabetes mellitus. Abstract of Scientific Paper Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation San Diego, CA 2008. National Meeting.

KAIMAL A, Cheng Y, Bryant A, Norton M, Caughey A Google Obstetrics: Who is education our patients’ Frank Lynch Memorieal Essay: Pacific Coast Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, October 11, 2007, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada National Meeting

KAIMAL A, Zlatnik M, Cheng Y, Thiet MP, Connatty E, Caughey A Timing of prophylactic antibiotics and the rate of post-cesarean surgical site infections. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Abstract #59: Oral Concurrent Session 5, February 1, 2008, Dallas, Texas National Meeting

KAIMAL A, Little SE, Obibo A, Grobman W, Stamilio D, Caughey AB Induction of labor at 41 weeks: Is it cost-effective’ Society for Maternal-Fetal medicine, January 2007, San Francisco National Meeting

KAIMAL A, Little S, Norton M, Caughey AB What is the best strategy for Down Syndrome screening in women 35 years old or greater’ Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2007, San Francisco, CA National Meeting

KAIMAL A, Cheng YW, Bryant AS, Norton ME, Caqughey AB. Google obstetrics: Who is education our patients’American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, May 2007, San Diego, CA National Meeting.

KAIMAL A, Nicholson J, Cheng Y, Lyell D, Washington AE, Caughey A. Incuction of labor: Maternal and neonatal complications by gestational age. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008 Dallas, TX. National Meeting.

KAIMAL A, Little S, Shaffer B, Cheng Y, Zlatnik M, Caughey A. Cost-effectivieness of antenatal steroids for preterm labor at 34 weeks. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008, Dallas, TX. National Meeting.

KAIMAL A, Little S, Odibo A, Stamilio D, Caughey A. Induction of labor at 40 weeks in nulliparous women: Is it cost-effective’ Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, January 2008, Dallas, TX National Meeting.

Cheng YW, TRAN SH, Greenberg M, Hopkins L, Caughey AB. Does patience pay off’ The association between the lengthof first stage of labor and mode of delivery in women undergoing labor induction. Poster presented a the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 27th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA February 2007. National Meeting

TRAN SH, Kaimal A, Kuzniewicz M, Caughey AB. Is Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid in Near-Term Infants Associated with Increased Rates of Adverse Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes’ Poster presented at the Society for Maternal 27th Annual Meeting in San Francisco,CA. Febryart 2007. National Meeting.

TRAN SH, Slavotinek A. Inherited deletion of the 17p tkinere: A clinically significant finding or familial variant’ Oral presentation at the Western Society forPediatric Research Annual Meeting in Carmel, CA. February 2007. National Meeting

Aziz N, TRAN SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal outcomes in patients with and without epdural anesthesia in the setting of chorioamnionitis. Poster presentation at the Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting. March 2007. Reproductive Sciences, Volume 14, Supplement 1, January 2007 Page 243A. National Meeting.

Aziz N, Bryant A, TRAN SH, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Comparison of perinatal presentation at the Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting. March 2007. Reproductive Sciences, Volume 14, Supplement 1, January 2007 Page 242A. National Meeting.

TRAN SH, Slavotinek A, Strecker M, Sherr E. Deletion of the 12p telmere and selective language deficits. Oral presentation at the Northern California Clinical Genetics Exchange. San Francisco, CA June 2007 Local Meeting/ Research Symposium.

TRAN SH, Shaffer BL, Cheng YW, Aziz N, Caughey, AB. Length of rupture of membranes at term and infectious maternal outcomes. Poster presented at the Pacific Coast OB/GYN Society 74th Annual Meeting in Henderson, Nevada. October 2007. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium.

Wong L, Caughey AB, Nakagawa S, Kaimal J, TRAN SH, Cheng Y. Maternal complications vary among different Asian-American subgroups. Poster presented at the society for maternal-Fetal Medicine 28th Annual Meeting in dallas, TX. January 2008. National Meeting

Obstetrics/ Gynecology Oncology

N/A

Reproductive Endocrinology

JOHNSTONE EB, Sternfeld B, Rosen M, Cedars M. Variation in prevalence of polycystic ovaries by the Rotterdam criteria in regularly cycling women across the reporductive livespan. Poster presentation. 2008 Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investagation; San Diego, CA, March 28, 2008. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium.

LAMB JD, Shen S, Jalalian L, Yang X, Rosen MP Cedars MI. Oocyte Health: Importance of the Follicular Microenvironment. ASRM prize poster.October 2007. Fertility and Sterility. 88:S296. National Meeting

LAMB JD, Shelly WB, Huddleston HG, Davis G, Zane LT, Cedars MI. A Multidisciplinary Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Clinic: A New Model for Care and Research ASRM October 2007 Fertility and Sterility 88:S186. National Meeting

LAMB JD, Huddleston HG, Shen S, Dobson AT, Rosen MP, Cedars MI. Does Quality of Remaining Embryo Cohort Guide Decisison About Embryo Transfer Number’ ASRM October 2007 Fertility and Sterility 88:S333. National Meeting

LAMB JD, Shen S, Benedict S, Rosen MP, Cedars MI. Can the Follicular Microenvironment Identify Likelihood of Cytoplasmic Maturation and Subsequent Fertilization’ ASRM October 2007 Fertility and Sterility 88:S153. National Meeting

LAMB JD, Purcell KJ, Modan AE, Vittinghoff E, Fujimoto VY. Asian Ethnicity is Associated with Longer Duration of Infertility and Decreased Pregnancy Rates Following Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) ASRM October 2007 Fertility and Sterility 88:S260. National Meeting

SHELLY WB, Browne RW, Bloom MS Huddleston HG, Sandler JR, Fuimoto VY. Beta-carotene levels in follicular fluid correlate with successful in vitro fertilization of human oocytes Poster Presentation Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecolgic Investigation 2008. National Meeting

Holland C, fisher M, Merzenich M, CLOSHSEY WB, Mellon SH, Wolkowitz OM, Vinogradov S. Increases in serum BDNF are correlated with response to neuroplasticity-based cognitive training in patients with schizphrenia Presenation, Conference of Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2008. National Meeting

CLOSHSEY WB, Browne RW, Huddleston HG, Sandler JR, Fujimoto VY. High activity of Paraoxonase 3(PON3), a known potent antioxidant, indentified in follicular fluid Poster Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2007. National Meeting

Pullen K, ZAMAH AM, Fuh K, Caughey AB, Benitz W, Lyell D, El-Sayed, Y. Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for Chorioamnionitis SMFM 2008 28th Annual Meeting 2008. Local Meeting/ Research Symposium



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