Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • United Kingdom

Research Output

2016

Systematic review to understand and improve care after stillbirth: a review of parents' and healthcare professionals' experiences

Ellis, A. L., Chebsey, C. S., Storey, C. E., Bradley, S., Jackson, S., Flenady, V., Heazell, A. & Siassakos, D., 25 Jan 2016, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 16, 1, 20 p., 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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71 Citations (Scopus)
508 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of HPV cervical screening on negative large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ): A comparative cohort study

Manley, K., Wills, A. K., Morris, G. N., Hogg, J. L., López Bernal, A. & Murdoch, J. B., Jun 2016, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 141, 3, p. 485-491 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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2 Citations (Scopus)
296 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Authors' reply re: The Blue Journal Club

Leung, E. & Siassakos, D., Jul 2015, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122, 8, p. 1146-7 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Bariatric surgery in morbidly obese insulin resistant humans normalises insulin signalling but not insulin-stimulated glucose disposal

Chen, M. Z., Hudson, C. A., Vincent, E. E., De Berker, D. A. R., May, M. T., Hers, I., Dayan, C. M., Andrews, R. C. & Tavare, J. M., 13 Apr 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 4, e0120084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Does a high ranking mean success in the Situational Judgement Test?

Cahill, D., 2015, In : Clinical Teacher. 2015, 2, p. 42-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy is Associated With Earlier Delivery and Reduced Birth Weight

Ion, R. C., Wills, A. K. & Bernal, A. L., Dec 2015, In : Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.). 22, 12, p. 1603-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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16 Citations (Scopus)
343 Downloads (Pure)

Myths and realities of training in obstetric emergencies

Draycott, T. J., Collins, K. J., Crofts, J. F., Siassakos, D., Winter, C., Weiner, C. P. & Donald, F., Nov 2015, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 29, 8, p. 1067-1076 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

One size does not fit all. Management of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band in pregnancy: a national prospective cohort study

Cornthwaite, K., Jefferys, A., Lenguerrand, E., Hyde, J., Lynch, M., Draycott, T., Johnson, A. & Siassakos, D., 26 Feb 2015, In : Lancet. 385 Suppl 1, p. S32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Onsite training of doctors, midwives and nurses in obstetric emergencies, Zimbabwe

Crofts, J. F., Mukuli, T., Murove, B. T., Ngwenya, S., Mhlanga, S., Dube, M., Sengurayi, E., Winter, C., Jordan, S., Barnfield, S., Wilcox, H., Merriel, A., Ndlovu, S., Sibanda, Z., Moyo, S., Ndebele, W., Draycott, T. J. & Sibanda, T., 2015, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 93, 5, p. 347-351 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): metformin

Cahill, D. J. & O'Brien, K., 27 Mar 2015, In : BMJ Clinical Evidence. 2015, 1408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention of brachial plexus injury-12 years of shoulder dystocia training: An interrupted time-series study

Crofts, J. F., Lenguerrand, E., Bentham, G. L., Tawfik, S., Claireaux, H. A., Odd, D., Fox, R. & Draycott, T. J., 1 Jan 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

67 Citations (Scopus)

Stillbirth: public/patient involvement in sensitive research and research ethics

Siassakos, D., Storey, C., Davey, L. & the Insight Study Team, Jul 2015, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 122, 8, p. 1111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Team training for safer birth

Cornthwaite, K., Alvarez, M. & Siassakos, D., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Adaptation et mise en oeuvre de tableaux de bord de maternité locaux dans un hôpital du Zimbabwe pour stimuler les améliorations cliniques

Crofts, J., Moyo, J., Ndebele, W., Mhlanga, S., Draycott, T. & Sibanda, T., 1 Feb 2014, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 92, 2, p. 146-152 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

A note from BJOG's CPD Editor

Siassakos, D., Sep 2014, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 121, 10, p. ii

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Central role for protein kinase C in oxytocin and epidermal growth factor stimulated cyclooxygenase 2 expression in human myometrial cells

Wouters, E., Hudson, C. A., McArdle, C. A. & Lopez Bernal, A., 10 Jun 2014, In : BMC Research Notes. 7 , 357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of the prostaglandin F synthase AKR1B1 and the prostaglandin transporter SLCO2A1 in human fetal membranes in relation to spontaneous term and preterm labor

Alzamil, H. A., Pawade, J., Fortier, M. A. & Bernal, A. L., 2014, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 5, p. 272

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Human maternal plasma proteomic changes with parturition

Phillips, R. J., Heesom, K. J., Trinder, J. & Lopez Bernal, A., 2014, In : EuPA Open Proteomics. 5, p. 10-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Operative vaginal birth: Better training for better outcomes

Gale, A., Siassakos, D., Attilakos, G., Winter, C. & Draycott, T., 1 Jan 2014, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 121, 5, p. 643-644 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

PLD.03 Proteomics - a solution for the preterm puzzle?

Hillman-Cooper, C. S., Denbow, M. & Lopez Bernal, A., Jun 2014, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 99 Suppl 1, p. A106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

PPO.26 Actim partus - the first year at St. Michael's Hospital, Bristol

Hillman-Cooper, C., Ghag, K., Dempsey, A., Denbow, M. & Lopez Bernal, A., Jun 2014, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 99 Suppl 1, p. A158-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Prostaglandin pathway gene expression in human placenta, amnion and choriodecidua is differentially affected by preterm and term labour and by uterine inflammation

Phillips, R. J., Fortier, M. A. & López Bernal, A., 22 Jul 2014, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14, 1, p. 241

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Realism and construct validity of novel pelvic models of common gynecologic conditions

Edwards, S., Cass, G., Lenguerrand, E., Fox, R. & Crofts, J., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 124, 3, p. 270-3 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking and Preterm Birth

Ion, R. & Bernal, A. L., 12 Nov 2014, In : Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

61 Citations (Scopus)

The incarcerated gravid uterus: Complications and lessons learned

Newell, S. D., Crofts, J. F. & Grant, S. R., 13 Jan 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 2 PART 2, p. 423-427 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2013

#BlueJC: BJOG and Katherine Twining Network collaborate to facilitate post-publication peer review and enhance research literacy via a Twitter journal club

Leung, E. Y. L., Tirlapur, S. A., Siassakos, D. & Khan, K. S., May 2013, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 120, 6, p. 657-60 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Behavioural, neurochemical and neuroendocrine effects of the endogenous β-carboline harmane in fear-conditioned rats

Smith, K. L., Ford, G. K., Jessop, D. S. & Finn, D. P., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Psychopharmacology. 27, 2, p. 162-70 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Can accurate training and management for shoulder dystocia prevent all permanent brachial plexus injuries?

Crofts, J. F., Bentham, G., Tawfik, S., Claireaux, H. & Draycott, T., Jun 2013, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 120, p. 412-412 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Deflation of gastric band balloon in pregnancy for improving outcomes

Jefferys, A. E., Siassakos, D., Draycott, T., Akande, V. A. & Fox, R., 7 Nov 2013, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, CD010048.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

Hemizona assay and sperm penetration assay in the prediction of IVF outcome: a systematic review

Vogiatzi, P., Chrelias, C., Cahill, D. J., Creatsa, M., Vrachnis, N., Iliodromiti, Z., Kassanos, D. & Siristatidis, C., 19 Nov 2013, In : BioMed Research International. 2013, 10 p., 945825.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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9 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)

Management of pregnancy following gastric band surgery in the United Kingdom

Jefferys, A., Lenguerrand, E., Siassakos, D., Medd, E., Lynch, M., Johnson, A., Hyde, J. & Draycott, T., Jun 2013, p. 7-7. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Poster

Multiprofessional Team Simulation Training, Based on an Obstetric Model, Can Improve Teamwork in Other Areas of Health Care

van der Nelson, H. A., Siassakos, D., Bennett, J., Godfrey, M., Spray, L., Draycott, T. & Donald, F., 7 May 2013, In : American Journal of Medical Quality.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal outcomes of pregnancies affected by haemolytic disease of the foetus and newborn and managed with intrauterine transfusion: a service evaluation

Birchenall, K. A., Illanes, S. E., Lopez, F., Overton, T., Liebling, R., Soothill, P. W., Abdel-Fattah, S. & Denbow, M., Oct 2013, In : Blood Transfusion. 11, 4, p. 548-552 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing risk in maternity by optimising teamwork and leadership: an evidence-based approach to save mothers and babies

Cornthwaite, K., Edwards, S. & Siassakos, D., 3 May 2013, In : Best Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

38 Citations (Scopus)

Retention of factual knowledge after practical training for intrapartum emergencies

Crofts, J. F., Fox, R., Draycott, T. J., Winter, C., Hunt, L. P. & Akande, V. A., Oct 2013, In : International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 123, 1, p. 81-85 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

ROBuST: RCOG operative birth simulation training: Course manual

Attilakos, G., Draycott, T., Gale, A., Siassakos, D. & Winter, C., 1 Jan 2013, Cambridge University Press. 144 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

3 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation: Improving patient outcomes

Smith, A., Siassakos, D., Crofts, J. & Draycott, T., Jun 2013, In : Seminars in Perinatology. 37, 3, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

19 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in procedures for infertility and caesarean sections: was NICE disinvestment guidance implemented? NICE recommendation reminders

Chamberlain, C. A., Martin, R. M., Busby, J., Gilbert, R., Cahill, D. J., Hollingworth, W. & Gilbert, R., 6 Feb 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 7 p., 112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

What makes maternity teams effective and safe? Lessons from a series of research on teamwork, leadership and team training: Lessons from a series of research on teamwork, leadership and team training

Siassakos, D., Fox, R., Bristowe, K., Angouri, J., Hambly, H., Robson, L. & Draycott, T. J., Nov 2013, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 92, 11, p. 1239-1243 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial (Academic Journal)

33 Citations (Scopus)
2012

ADP-Ribosylation Factor 6 Expression and Activation Are Reduced in Myometrium in Complicated Pregnancies

Kanamarlapudi, V., Owens, SE., Lartey, J. & Lopez Bernal, A., May 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7(5):e37954, 5, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

A review of umbilical cord prolapse and the influence of training on management

Chebsey, C., Siassakos, D. & Draycott, T., 1 May 2012, In : Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review. 23, 2, p. 120-130 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

ARF6 activated by the LHCG receptor through the cytohesin family of guanine nucleotide exchange factors mediates the receptor internalisation and signaling

Kanamarlapudi, V., Thompson, A., Kelly, E. P. & Lopez Bernal, A., 8 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 24, p. 20443-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Bariatric surgery in morbidly-obese insulin resistant humans normalizes insulin signaling but not insulin-stimulated glucose disposal

Chen, MZ., Hudson, CA., Vincent, EE., de Berker, D., May, M., Hers, I., Dayan, CM., Andrews, RC. & Tavaré, JM., 2012, (In preparation) In : Diabetes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Effective team training to improve outcomes in maternal collapse and perimortem caesarean section

Smith, A., Edwards, S. & Siassakos, D., Oct 2012, In : Resuscitation. 83, 10, p. 1183-1184 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)
38 Citations (Scopus)

Fear-induced suppression of nociceptive behaviour and activation of Akt signalling in the rat periaqueductal grey: role of fatty acid amide hydrolase

Ford, G. K., Butler, R. K., Hogan, M., Roche, M., Doyle, K. M., Kelly, J. P., Kendall, D. A., Chapman, V. & Finn, D. P., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Psychopharmacology. 26, 1, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Low abundance plasma proteins in labour

Yuan, W., Heesom, K. J., Phillips, R. J., Chen, L., Trinder, J. & Lopez Bernal, A., Oct 2012, In : Reproduction. 144, 4, p. 505-518 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

11 Citations (Scopus)

Oxytocin-Stimulated NFAT Transcriptional Activation in Human Myometrial Cells

Pont, J. N. A., McArdle, C. A. & Lopez Bernal, A., 1 Oct 2012, In : Molecular Endocrinology. 26, 10, p. 1743-56 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacological inhibition of endocannabinoid degradation modulates the expression of inflammatory mediators in the hypothalamus following an immunological stressor

Kerr, D. M., Burke, N. N., Ford, G. K., Connor, T. J., Harhen, B., Egan, L. J., Finn, D. P. & Roche, M., 1 Mar 2012, In : Neuroscience. 204, p. 53-63 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

43 Citations (Scopus)