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    • Accountability for quality of care : monitoring all aspects of quality across a framework adapted for action 

      Hulton, Louise; Matthews, Zoe; Bandali, Sarah; Izge, Abubakar; Daroda, Ramatu; Stones, William (2016-01) - Journal article
      Quality of care is essential to maternal and newborn survival. The multidimensional nature of quality of care means that frameworks are useful for capturing it. The present paper proposes an adaptation to a widely used ...
    • Anti-Müllerian hormone serum concentrations of women with germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations 

      Phillips, K-A; Collins, I M; Milne, R L; McLachlan, S A; Friedlander, M; Hickey, M; Stern, C; Hopper, J L; Fisher, R; Kannemeyer, G; Picken, S; Smith, C D; Kelsey, Thomas William; Anderson, R A (2016-05) - Journal article
      Study question: Do women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations have reduced ovarian reserve, as measured by circulating anti-müllerian hormone (AMH) concentration?  Summary answer: Women with a germline mutation in BRCA1 have ...
    • Clinical parameters of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) following different triggers of oocyte maturation in IVF treatment 

      Abbara, A.; Islam, R.; Clarke, S. A.; Jeffers, L.; Christopoulos, G.; Comninos, A. N.; Salim, R.; Lavery, S. A.; Vuong, T.N.L.; Humaidan, P.; Kelsey, T. W.; Trew, G.H.; Dhillo, W.S. (2018-06) - Journal article
      Objective. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a serious iatrogenic condition, predominantly related to the hormone used to induce oocyte maturation during IVF treatment. Kisspeptin is a hypothalamic neuropeptide ...
    • Concentration of perfluorinated compounds and cotinine in human foetal organs, placenta, and maternal plasma 

      Mamsen, Linn Salto; Jönsson, Bo A G; Lindh, Christian H; Olesen, Rasmus H; Larsen, Agnete; Ernst, Erik; Kelsey, Thomas W; Andersen, Claus Yding (2017-10-15) - Journal article
      Background: Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are bio-accumulative pollutants, and prenatal exposure to PFASs is believed to impact human foetal development and may have long-term adverse health effects later in life. ...
    • Effect of first line cancer treatment on the ovarian reserve and follicular density in girls under the age of 18 years 

      El Issaoui, Meryam; Giorgine, Veronica; Mamsen, Linn S.; Rechnitzer, Catherine; Birkebæk, Niels; Clausen, Niels; Kelsey, Thomas William; Andersen, Claus Yding (2016-12) - Journal article
      Objective: To study the impact of first-line antineoplastic treatment on the ovarian reserve in young girls returning for ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC) in connection with a relapse. Design: Retrospective case-control ...
    • Follicle size on day of trigger most likely to yield a mature oocyte 

      Abbara, Ali; Vuong, Lan N.; Ho, Vu N. A.; Clarke, Sophie A.; Jeffers, Lisa; Comninos, Alexander N; Salim, Rehan; Ho, Tuong M.; Kelsey, Tom W.; Trew, Geoffrey H.; Humaiden, Peter; Dhillo, Waljit S. (2018-04-25) - Journal article
      Objective: To identify follicle sizes on the day of trigger most likely to yield a mature oocyte following hCG, GnRH agonist (GnRHa), or kisspeptin during IVF treatment. Design: Retrospective analysis to determine the size ...
    • Gestational weight gain standards based on the women enrolled in the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project : a prospective longitudinal cohort study 

      Ismail, Leila Cheikh; Bishop, Deborah C; Pang, Ruyan; Ohuma, Eric O; Kac, Gilberto; Abrams, Barbara; Rasmussen, Kathleen; Barros, Fernando C; Hirst, Jane; Lambert, Ann; Papageorghiou, Aris T; Stones, William; Jaffer, Yasmin A; Altman, Douglas G; Noble, J Alison; Giolito, Maria Rosa; Gravett, Michael G; Purwar, Manorama; Kennedy, Stephen H; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Villar, José (2016-02-29) - Journal article
      OBJECTIVE To describe maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) patterns in healthy pregnancies with good maternal and perinatal outcomes of women enrolled in the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. ...
    • Hypertension 

      Han, Alice; Helewa, Michael; Stones, William; Nathan, Hannah; Miller, Suellen; Magee, Laura A (The Global Library of Women’s Medicine, 2016) - Book item
      Defining hypertension in pregnancy is challenging because blood pressure levels in pregnancy are dynamic, having a circadian rhythm and also changing with advancing gestational age. The accepted definition is a sustained ...
    • The impact of cancer on subsequent chance of pregnancy : a population-based analysis 

      Anderson, Richard A; Brewster, David H; Wood, Rachael; Nowell, Sian; Fischbacher, Colin; Kelsey, Thomas William; Wallace, W Hamish B (2018-07) - Journal article
      STUDY QUESTION What is the impact of cancer in females aged ≤39 years on subsequent chance of pregnancy? SUMMARY ANSWER Cancer survivors achieved fewer pregnancies across all cancer types, and the chance of achieving a ...
    • Measurement of proteinuria 

      Côté, Anne-Marie; Mallapur, Ashalata; Katageri, Geetanjali; Ramdurg, Umesh; Bannale, Shashidhar; Wang, Li; Magee, Laura A; Miller, Suellen; Stones, William (The Global Library of Women’s Medicine, 2016) - Book item
      In pregnancy, there is a focus on measurement of proteinuria as it has been regarded as critical to the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia, the most dangerous of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. However, it is increasingly ...
    • Micro-dose hCG as luteal phase support without exogenous progesterone administration : mathematical modelling of the hCG concentration in circulation and initial clinical experience 

      Andersen, C Yding; Fischer, R; Giorgione, V; Kelsey, Thomas W (2016-10) - Journal article
      For the last two decades, exogenous progesterone administration has been used as luteal phase support (LPS) in connection with controlled ovarian stimulation combined with use of the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) ...
    • Non-growing follicle density is increased following adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine (ABVD) chemotherapy in the adult human ovary 

      McLaughlin, M.; Kelsey, T. W.; Wallace, W. H. B.; Anderson, R. A.; Telfer, E. E. (2017-01) - Journal article
      Study question: Do the chemotherapeutic regimens of ABVD (adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine) or OEPA-COPDAC (combined vincristine, etoposide, prednisone, doxorubicin (OEPA) and cyclophosphamide, vincristine, ...
    • Ovarian volume correlates strongly with the number of non-growing follicles in the human ovary 

      Kelsey, Tom; Wallace, W Hamish B (2012) - Journal article
      A reliable indirect measure of ovarian reserve for the individual woman remains a challenge for reproductive specialists. Using descriptive statistics from a large-scale study of ovarian volumes, we have developed a normative ...
    • Ovarian volume throughout life : a validated normative model 

      Kelsey, Tom; Dodwell, Sarah; Wilkinson, Graham; Greve, Tine; Andersen, Claus; Anderson, Richard; Wallace, Hamish (2013-09-03) - Journal article
      The measurement of ovarian volume has been shown to be a useful indirect indicator of the ovarian reserve in women of reproductive age, in the diagnosis and management of a number of disorders of puberty and adult reproductive ...
    • Point-of-care lactate and creatinine analysis for sick obstetric patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi : a feasibility study 

      Glasmacher, Stella Andrea; Bonongwe, Phylos; Stones, William (2016-03-30) - Journal article
      Background To achieve good outcomes in critically ill obstetric patients it is necessary to identify organ dysfunction rapidly so that life saving interventions can be appropriately commenced. However, timely access to ...
    • Prevalence of genital chlamydia infection in urban women of reproductive age, Nairobi, Kenya 

      Kohli, Ruchika; Konya, Walter P.; Obura, Timona; Stones, William; Revathi, Gunturu (2013-02-04) - Journal article
      Background: Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the major causes of sexually transmitted infections throughout the world. Most infections are asymptomatic and remain undetected. Burden of disease in the Kenyan population is ...
    • Preventing deaths from complications of labour and delivery 

      Buchmann, Eckhart; Stones, William; Thomas, Niranjan (2016-10) - Journal article
      The process of labour and delivery remains an unnecessary and preventable cause of death for women and babies around the world. Although rates of maternal and perinatal death are declining, there are large disparities ...
    • Regional anaesthesia for caesarean section in severe preeclampsia: spinal anaesthesia is the preferred choice 

      Sharwood-Smith, Geoffrey H.; Clark, V.; Watson, E. (Elsevier Ltd, 1999-04) - Journal article
      Standard textbooks advocate epidural rather than spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section in severe preeclampsia. The basis for this recommendation is the theoretical risk of severe hypotension but no published scientific ...
    • Respectful care in labour 

      Stones, William (2016-11) - Journal article
      Provision of respectful care in labour requires awareness of the special circumstances of childbirth as a natural process. The need for woman centred humanistic care runs alongside the duty to provide access to clinical ...
    • Stillbirths : ending preventable deaths by 2030 

      de Bernis, Luc; Kinney, Mary; Stones, William; ten Hoope-Bender, Petra; Vivio, Donna; Leisher, Susannah; Bhutta, Zulfiqar; Gülmezoglu, Metin; Mathai, Matthews; Belizán, Jose; Franco, Lynne; McDougall, Lori; Zeitlin, Jennifer; Malata, Address; Dickson, Kim; Lawn, Joy (2016-02-13) - Journal article
      The number of annual stillbirths remains unchanged and unacceptably high, 2.7 million in 2015. Efforts to achieve the new global goals for maternal and child survival will also prevent stillbirth and improve health and ...