Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • United Kingdom

Research Output

2002

The relationship between Caesarean section and subfertility in a population-based sample of 14 541 pregnancies

Murphy, D. J., Stirrat, G. M., Heron, J. & ALSPAC Study Team, Jul 2002, In : Human Reproduction. 17, 7, p. 1914-7 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

76 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Comparison of different reference values of fetal blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery for predicting fetal anemia

Bartha, JL., Illanes, S., Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Hunter, AJ., Denbow, M. & Soothill, PW., 2005, In : Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 25, p. 335 - 340

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Reassuring fetal middle cerebral artery Doppler velocimetry in alloirnmunised pregnancies: Neonatal outcomes without invasive procedures

Abdel-Fattah, SA., Shefras, J., Kyle, PM., Cairns, P., Hunter, A. & Soothill, PW., 2005, In : Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 20, 5, p. 341-345 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2006

Effects of assisted hatching method and age on implantation rates of IVF and ICSI.

Cahill, D. J., Jenkins, J. M., Al-Nuaim, L., Ford, W. C. L., Wilson, P. E., Collyer, HE. & Ghobara, T., 2006, (Accepted/In press) In : RBM Online . 13, p. 261-267.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Expression of RND proteins in human myometrium

Lartey, J., Gampel, A., Pawade, J., Mellor, H. & Bernal, A. L., Sep 2006, In : Biology of Reproduction. 75, 3, p. 452 - 461 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)

Training for shoulder dystocia: a trial of simulation using low-fidelity and high-fidelity mannequins

Crofts, J. F., Bartlett, C., Ellis, D., Hunt, L. P., Fox, R. & Draycott, T. J., Dec 2006, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 108, 6, p. 1477-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

178 Citations (Scopus)

Y microdeletions in male infertility - 8 years service experience

Mavraki, E., Sawyer, H., Gardner, A., Lunt, P., Wardle, P., Siassakos, D., Stannard, P. J., Bigwood, K., Sharp, N., Acharya, U., Mekhael, H. & Williams, M., Sep 2006, p. S90-S90. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Poster

2007

Maternal serum transformed alpha-fetoprotein levels in women with intrauterine growth retardation

Bartha, J. L., Illanes, S., Gonzalez-Bugatto, F., Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Mizejewski, G. J. & Soothill, P. W., 2007, In : Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 22, 4, p. 294-298 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

Polycystic ovary syndrome and pregnancy outcome: red herring or red flag?

Siassakos, D. & Wardle, P., Aug 2007, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 114, 8, p. 922-932 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of sexual dysfunction services in Bristol

Cahill, D. J., Crowley, T. & Coulson, C., 2007, In : International Journal of STD and AIDS. 18, p. 250-252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Unnecessary iron supplementation in pregnancy can be harmful: intergenerational implications

Siassakos, D. & Manley, K., Oct 2007, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 114, 10, p. 1308-1308 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter (Academic Journal)

2008

A comparative study of the analysis of human urine headspace using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry

Smith, S., Burden, H., Persad, R., Whittington, K., De Lacy Costello, BP., Ratcliffe, NM. & Probert, C., 2008, In : Journal of Breath Research. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

55 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative study of the analysis of urine headspace using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Smith, S., Burden, HP., Persad, R., Whittington, K., De Lacy Costello, BP., Ratcliffe, NM. & Probert, C., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Breath Research. 2 (3)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Clinical correlates of stress-induced analgesia: evidence from pharmacological studies

Ford, G. K. & Finn, D. P., 15 Nov 2008, In : PAIN. 140, 1, p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

48 Citations (Scopus)

Documentation of simulated shoulder dystocia: accurate and complete?

Crofts, JF., Bartlett, C., Ellis, D., Fox, R. & Draycott, TJ., Sep 2008, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 115(10), p. 1303 - 1308 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

35 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital, simulation center, and teamwork training for eclampsia management: a randomized controlled trial

Ellis, D., Crofts, JF., Hunt, LP., Read, M., Fox, R. & James, M., Mar 2008, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 111(3), p. 723 - 731 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

122 Citations (Scopus)

Improving neonatal outcome through practical shoulder dystocia training

Draycott, TJ., Crofts, JF., Ash, JP., Wilson, LV., Yard, E., Sibanda, T. & Whitelaw, A., Jul 2008, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 112 (1), p. 14 - 20 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

344 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the effects of distracting stimuli on nociceptive behaviour and associated alterations in brain monoamines in rats

Ford, G. K., Moriarty, O., McGuire, B. E. & Finn, D. P., Nov 2008, In : European Journal of Pain. 12, 8, p. 970-9 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Medical student views on teaching about sexual dysfunction

Cahill, D. J., Coulson, C., Crowley, T. & jobson, N., 2008, In : Medical Teacher. p. 639

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis: implications for antenatal diagnosis and management of high-risk pregnancies

Alberry, MS. & Soothill, PW., Apr 2008, In : Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 13(2), p. 84 - 90 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Observations from 450 shoulder dystocia simulations: lessons for skills training

Crofts, JF., Fox, R., Ellis, D., Winter, C., Hinshaw, K. & Draycott, TJ., Oct 2008, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 112(4), p. 906 - 912 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

57 Citations (Scopus)

Patient-actor perception of care: a comparison of obstetric emergency training using manikins and patient-actors

Crofts, JF., Bartlett, C., Ellis, D., Donald, F., Winter, CJ., Hunt, LP. & Draycott, TJ., 2008, In : Qual Saf Health Care. 17, p. 20 - 24 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

81 Citations (Scopus)

Post-genomics studies and their application to non-invasive prenatal diagnosis

Avent, ND., Plummer, ZE., Madgett, TE., Maddocks, DG. & Soothill, PW., Apr 2008, In : Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 13(2), p. 91 - 98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

The trends in prostate specific antigen usage amongst UK urologists – a questionnaire based study

Burden, HP., Davis, CR., Tate, S., Persad, R., Holmes, CH. & Whittington, K., Nov 2008, In : BMC Urology. 8, p. 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The trends in prostate specific antigen usage amongst United Kingdom urologists--a questionnaire based study

Burden, H. P., Davis, C. R., Tate, S., Persad, R., Holmes, C. H. & Whittington, K., 2008, In : BMC Urology. 8, p. 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrastructural localization of glycoprotein IIIa (GPIIIa, beta 3 integrin) on placental syncytiotrophoblast microvilli: implications for platelet alloimmunization during pregnancy

Kumpel, BM., Sibley, K., Jackson, DJ., White, G. & Soothill, PW., Oct 2008, In : Transfusion. 48(10), p. 2077 - 2086 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

42 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A simple tool to measure patient perceptions of operative birth

Siassakos, D., Clark, JG., Sibanda, T., Attilakos, G., Jefferys, A., Cullen, L., Bisson, D. & Draycott, TJ., Dec 2009, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 116(3), p. 1755 - 1761 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing final-year medical students' potential as doctors: OSCEs, Final MB and MTAS

Hole, B. D. & Cahill, D. J., Sep 2009, In : Medical Teacher. 31, 9, p. 872

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Cell-free fetal DNA in the maternal serum and plasma: current and evolving applications

Avent, ND., Madgett, TE., Maddocks, DG. & Soothill, PW., Apr 2009, In : Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 21(2), p. 175 - 179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Content analysis of team communication in an obstetric emergency scenario

Siassakos, D., Draycott, T., Montague, I. & Harris, M., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 29(6), p. 499 - 503 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a strategy to improve undergraduate experience in obstetrics and gynaecology

Siassakos, D., Timmons, C., Hogg, F., Epee, M., Marshall, L. & Draycott, TJ., Jul 2009, In : Medical Education. 43(7), p. 669 - 673 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Healthcare evaluation of the use of atosiban and fibronectin for the management of pre-term labour

Siassakos, D., O'Brien, K. & Draycott, TJ., Aug 2009, In : Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 29(6), p. 507 - 511 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Increased free fetal DNA levels in early pregnancy plasma of women who subsequently develop preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction

Illanes, S., Parra, M., Serra, R., Pino, K., Figeuroa-Diesel, H., Romero, C., Arraztoa, JA., Michea, L. & Soothill, PW., Dec 2009, In : Prenat Diagn. 29(12), p. 1118 - 1122 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

46 Citations (Scopus)
27 Citations (Scopus)

Management and outcome of pregnancies with parvovirus B19 infection over seven years in a tertiary fetal medicine unit

Simms, RA., Liebling, RE., Patel, RR., Denbow, ML., Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Soothill, PW. & Overton, TG., Sep 2009, In : Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 25(4), p. 373 - 378 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive approach for the management of hemolytic disease of the fetus

Illanes, S. & Soothill, PW., Oct 2009, In : Expert Review of Hematology. 2(5), p. 577 - 582 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Prognosis of spina bifida in the era of prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy

Aquilerea, S., Soothill, PW., Denbow, ML. & Pople, I., Sep 2009, In : Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 26(2), p. 68 - 74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)

PROMPT education and development: saving mothers' and babies' lives in resource poor settings

Sibanda, T., Crofts, JF., Barnfield, S., Siassakos, D., Epee, MJ., Winter, CJ. & Draycott, TJ., May 2009, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 116(6), p. 868 - 869 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

Prospective evaluation of a continuous monitoring and quality-improvement system for reducing adverse neonatal outcomes

Sibanda, T., Sibanda, N., Siassakos, D., Sivananthan, S., Robinson, Z., Winter, CJ. & Draycott, TJ., Nov 2009, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 201(5), p. e1 - e6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of cell free fetal DNA in maternal plasma in normal pregnancies and in pregnancies with placental dysfunction

Alberry, MS., Maddocks, DG., Hadi, MA., Metawi, H., Hunt, LP., Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Avent, ND. & Soothill, PW., Jan 2009, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 200(1), p. e1 - e6 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

82 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative analysis of epithelial cells in urine from men with and without urethritis: implications for studying epithelial: pathogen interactions in vivo

Wiggins, R., Horner, PJ., Whittington, K. & Holmes, CH., Jul 2009, In : BMC Research Notes. 2, p. 139 - 145 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

7 Citations (Scopus)

Retrospective cohort study of diagnosis-delivery interval with umbilical cord prolapse: the effect of team training

Siassakos, D., Hasafa, Z., Sibanda, T., Fox, RA., Donald, F., Winter, CJ. & Draycott, TJ., Jul 2009, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 116(8), p. 1089 - 1096 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

137 Citations (Scopus)

RHO protein regulation of contraction in the human uterus

Lartey, JP. & Lopez Bernal, A., 2009, In : Reproduction. 138, p. 407 - 424

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

RHO proteins, pregnancy and labour

Lartey, JP. & Lopez Bernal, A., 2009, In : Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review. 20, p. 283 - 299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The active components of effective training in obstetric emergencies

Siassakos, D., Crofts, JF., Winter, CJ., Weiner, CP. & Draycott, TJ., Jul 2009, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 116(8), p. 1028 - 1032 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

124 Citations (Scopus)

Therapeutic effects of recombinant forms of full-length and truncated human surfactant protein D in a murine model of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Singh, M., Madan, T., Waters, P., Sonar, S., Kamran, MF., Lopez Bernal, A., Chakraborty, T., Crouch, EC. & Kishore, U., 2009, In : Molecular Immunology. 46, p. 2363 - 2369

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

The SAFE project: towards non-invasive prenatal diagnosis

Maddocks, DG., Alberry, MS., Attilakos, G., Madgett, TE., Choi, K., Soothill, PW. & Avent, ND., Apr 2009, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 37(pt2), p. 460 - 465 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Analysis of preterm deliveries below 35 weeks' gestation in a tertiary referral hospital in the UK. A case-control survey

Yuan, W., Duffner, AM., Chen, L., Hunt, LP., Sellers, SM. & Lopez Bernal, A., 2010, In : BMC Research Notes. 3, p. 119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)

Discussion points

Siassakos, D., 1 May 2010, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 117, 6, p. 720-721 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Journal club

Siassakos, D., 1 Oct 2010, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 117, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)