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Enoxaparin Effect on Pregnancy Outcomes in a Patient with Elevated Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1.

Kathleen Minor, Heidi Leftwich,

Background:Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) inhibits tPA and creates a prothrombotic state. Gene polymorphisms of PAI-1 are associated with elevated levels and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Case:A 36-year-old gravida 6, para 1-1-3-1 with elevated prepregnancy PAI-1 levels, a history of early-onset preeclampsia with severe features superimposed on chronic hypertension, intrauterine growth restriction ... Read more >>

Case Rep Obstet Gynecol (Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology)
[2020, 2020:7860324]

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In Reply.

Bethany Stetson, Heidi Leftwich,

Obstet Gynecol (Obstetrics and gynecology)
[2017, 129(2):391]

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Growth restriction: identifying fetuses at risk.

Heidi K Leftwich, Bethany Stetson, Bethany Sabol, Katherine Leung, Judith Hibbard, Isabelle Wilkins,

<label>PURPOSE</label>Examine risks of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and composite perinatal outcomes with estimated fetal weights (EFW) 10-20th%, and compare outcomes using umbilical artery Doppler (UAD).<label>MATERIALS AND METHODS</label>Retrospective, cohort evaluating ultrasound (US) EFW 10-20th%, between 2002 and 2012. Cases were identified with EFW % 10-20. Controls, EFW >20th% were obtained for each ... Read more >>

J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med. (The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians)
[2018, 31(15):1962-1966]

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Do Different Modes of Labor Induction Affect the Overall Success and Risk of Trial of Labor After Cesarean Section?

Heidi K Leftwich, Weihua Gao, Judith U Hibbard,

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether different modes of labor induction impact the success rate and perinatal morbidity in women undergoing trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of the Consortium on Safe Labor electronic database from 2002�2008; women with a prior cesarean birth, desiring TOLAC, and requiring induction of ... Read more >>

J Reprod Med (The Journal of reproductive medicine)
[2017, 62(1-2):9-14]

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Outcomes With Cerclage Alone Compared With Cerclage Plus 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate.

Bethany Stetson, Judith U Hibbard, Isabelle Wilkins, Heidi Leftwich,

To examine the differences in perinatal outcomes among women with a prior preterm birth who received cerclage compared with cerclage plus 17α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate.Women with transvaginal cerclage placement and a prior delivery between 16 and 36 weeks of gestation were identified over a 10-year period (July 2002 to May 2012) in ... Read more >>

Obstet Gynecol (Obstetrics and gynecology)
[2016, 128(5):983-988]

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Adolescent Pregnancy.

Heidi K Leftwich, Marcus Vinicius Ortega Alves,

Adolescent pregnancy, although on the decline, represents a significant public health concern. Often adolescents present late to prenatal care, either from lack of knowledge, fear of consequences, limited access, stigma, or all of the above. Although multifaceted, there are many risks both to mother and child that are increased in ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Clin. North Am. (Pediatric clinics of North America)
[2017, 64(2):381-388]

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Does increase in birth weight change the normal labor curve?

Heidi K Leftwich, Weihua Gao, Isabelle Wilkins,

OBJECTIVE: This study is designed to assess the effect of birth weight on the duration of labor. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of the electronic database created by the Consortium on Safe Labor, reflecting labor and delivery information from 12 clinical centers from 2002 to 2008. Population included all laboring women ... Read more >>

Am J Perinatol (American journal of perinatology)
[2015, 32(1):87-92]

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Labor patterns in twin gestations.

Heidi K Leftwich, Mary N Zaki, Isabelle Wilkins, Judith U Hibbard,

To compare labor progression in twin vs singleton gestations.Retrospective review of electronic database created by Consortium on Safe Labor, reflecting labor and delivery information from 12 clinical centers 2002-2008. Women with twin gestations, cephalic presentation of presenting twin, gestational age ≥34 weeks, with ≥2 cervical examinations were included. Exclusion criteria ... Read more >>

Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. (American journal of obstetrics and gynecology)
[2013, 209(3):254.e1-5]

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Fetal hydronephrosis as a predictor of neonatal urologic outcomes.

Alireza A Shamshirsaz, Samadh F Ravangard, James F Egan, Ann Marie Prabulos, Amirhoushang A Shamshirsaz, Fernando A Ferrer, John H Makari, Heidi K Leftwich, Katherine W Herbst, Rachel A Billstrom, Allison Sadowski, Padmalatha Gurram, Winston A Campbell,

OBJECTIVES:The ability to predict surgically relevant fetal renal hydronephrosis is limited. We sought to determine the most efficacious second- and third-trimester fetal renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter cutoffs to predict the need for postnatal surgery. METHODS:We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of mothers and neonates who had a prenatal sonographic examination ... Read more >>

J Ultrasound Med (Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine)
[2012, 31(6):947-954]

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Primary sclerosing cholangitis in pregnancy refractory to ursodeoxycholic acid treatment: a case report.

Heidi Leftwich, Yu Ming Victor Fang, Adam Borgida, William Crombleholme,

BACKGROUND: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease associated with fibrosis and inflammation of the bile ducts. Its complications include symptoms from pruritis and fatigue to dominant strictures, cholangiocarcinoma and liver failure necessitating liver transplant. Due to its predominance in young males, little is reported regarding PSC ... Read more >>

J Reprod Med (The Journal of reproductive medicine)
[2010, 55(11-12):517-519]

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