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1 Lam, LeAnnPre-clinical animal model for ovarian cancer using live imaging systemDevelopment of a live imaging animal model for orthotopic ovarian cancers in order to better understand disease mechanisms and response to potential anticancer drug treatments.Ovarian cancer; Cancer; Animal model; Live imaging; Cell culture; ACCESS2015-04-14
2 Digre, Kathleen B.Significance of CT and MR findings in sphenoid sinus disease.Disorders of the paranasal sinuses, particularly the sphenoid sinus, can be associated with significant disorders of the optic and other cranial nerves. We examined 100 consecutive routine CT scans, 100 posterior fossa CT scans, and 100 MR scans to look for evidence of sinus disease, especially of t...Sphenoid Sinus; Vision Disorders; Paranasal Sinus Diseases; Magnetic Resonance Imaging1989-05
3 Digre, Kathleen B.; Warner, Judith E. A.; Bernstein, Paul S.; Alder, Stephen C.Vitamin A in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with and without idiopathic intracranial hypertensionWe quantified vitamin A in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension, elevated intracranial pressure of other causes and normal intracranial pressure. Vitamin A could be detected by high-pressure liquid chromatography in most of the specimens. There was a signific...Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid; Headache2002-11
4 Varner, Michael W.Systemic lupus erythematosus.Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease of unresolved cause afflicting predominantly women in their childbearing years. Speculation exists as to the relative roles of viruses, histocompatibility loci such as HLA-DR3, and estrogenmediated decreases in suppressor cell function. Whateve...Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Pregnancy Complications1983-09
5 Varner, Michael W.Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery.OBJECTIVE: Assess effects of body mass index (BMI) on trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery and determine whether morbidly obese women have greater maternal and perinatal morbidity with trial of labor compared with elective repeat cesarean delivery. METHODS: Secondary analysis from a prosp...Pregnancy Outcome; Obesity; Repeat Cesarean Section; Body Mass Index2006-07
6 Varner, Michael W.Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery.OBJECTIVE: To quantify anesthesia-related complications associated with cesarean delivery in a well-described, prospectively ascertained cohort from multiple university-based hospitals in the United States and to evaluate whether certain factors would identify women at increased risk for a failed re...Cesarean Section; Complications of Anesthesia2005-08
7 Varner, Michael W.; Jackson, G. MarcSevere pulmonary hypertension in pregnancy following successful repair of ventricular septal defect in childhood.BACKGROUND: Because of advances in surgical repair, an increasing number of women born with structural cardiac disease now live to reproductive age. Patients treated successfully in childhood are followed for varying periods of time, then may be lost to follow-up or told that no follow-up is necessa...Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular; Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular; Hypertension, Pulmonary1993-10
8 Varner, Michael W.Elevations of amniotic fluid macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha concentrations in women during term and preterm labor.OBJECTIVE: To determine whether elevated concentrations of macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha (MIP-1 alpha) in amniotic fluid (AF) are related to term and preterm labor. METHODS: Amniotic fluid was obtained from women from five different clinical situations: 1) term cesarean delivery, no labor ...Amniotic Fluid; Macrophage Inflammatory Protein-1; Obstetric Labor, Premature1996-01
9 Varner, Michael W.; Hatasaka, Harry H.Recurrent pregnancy loss.Recurrent pregnancy loss is a frustrating clinical dilemma for both patients and physicians because, in most cases, causes are nebulous and few treatments with proven benefit can be offered. Involved, expensive tests have frequently been proposed and their use has often filtered into clinical practi...Recurrent Pregnancy Loss; Uterus/abnormalities; Chromosome Disorders; Abortion, Habitual1994-06
10 Varner, Michael W.Asthma during pregnancyOBJECTIVE: To determine neonatal and maternal outcomes stratified by asthma severity during pregnancy by using the 1993 National Asthma Education Program Working Group on Asthma and Pregnancy definitions of asthma severity. The primary hypothesis was that moderate or severe asthmatics would have an ...Asthma; Infant, Newborn; Pregnancy Outcomes2004-01
11 Buchi, Karen F.; Varner, Michael W.Changing prevalence of prenatal substance abuse in Utah.OBJECTIVE: To estimate the current prevalence of prenatal exposure to methamphetamines and other drugs of abuse among infants born in Utah and compare the results with those of a maternal substance abuse prevalence study performed in 1991 in the same geographic area. METHODS: Thirteen well baby nurs...Street Drugs; Prenatal Care; Maternal Exposure; Infant, Newborn2003-06-12
12 Varner, Michael W.Decidual, amniotic fluid, maternal and fetal prolactin in normal and abnormal pregnancies.In the present studies, the content and the in vitro production of prolactin by decidua as well as the concentrations of prolactin in amniotic fluid, maternal and fetal serum in normal term pregnancies, induced abortions at various gestational ages, and in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitu...Decidual; Amniotic Fluid; Prolactin; Pregnancy Complications1984-03
13 Varner, Michael W.Diagnosis of maternal cystic fibrosis during pregnancy.The third and fourth cases of maternal cystic fibrosis diagnosed during pregnancy are presented. Quantitative pilocarpine iontophoresis (sweat chlorides) must be performed to establish the diagnosis. Other important findings include recurrent or persistent respiratory symptoms, chest x-ray abnormali...Pregnancy; Cystic Fibrosis; Chlorides; Respiratory Insufficiency1983-03
14 Varner, Michael W.Does progesterone treatment influence risk factors for recurrent preterm delivery?OBJECTIVE: To examine how demographic and pregnancy characteristics can affect the risk of recurrent preterm delivery and the how the effectiveness of progesterone treatment for prevention alters these relationships. METHODS: This was a secondary analysis of a randomized trial of 17alpha-hydroxyprog...Preterm Delivery; Progesterone Treatment; Pregnancy; Risk Factors2005-09
15 Varner, Michael W.Episiotomy: techniques and indications.In current obstetric practice episiotomy is generally taken to refer to an incision of the perineum and vagina to facilitate vaginal delivery. While the most precise definition of this incision is perineotomy, episiotomy is the generally employed terminology and thus is used in this article. The e...Episiotomy; Adverse Effects; Perineotomy1986-06
16 Varner, Michael W.Fetal injury associated with cesarean delivery.OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence and type of fetal injury identified in women undergoing cesarean delivery. METHODS: Between January 1, 1999, and December 31, 2000, a prospective cohort study of all cesarean deliveries was conducted at 13 university centers. Information regarding maternal and in...Birth Injuries; Cesarean Section; Adverse Effects2006-10
17 Varner, Michael W.Intergenerational predisposition to operative delivery.OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of cesarean delivery for women who themselves were born via operative delivery. METHODS: A linked data base was constructed between the birth certificates of individuals born in Utah during 1947-1957 (parental cohort) and who subsequently became a parent of offspring...Cesarean Section; Cohort Studies; Delivery, Obstetric; Obstetric Labor Complications1996-06
18 Varner, Michael W.Maternal mortality in Utah.OBJECTIVE: To determine trends in maternal deaths in Utah, identify opportunities for preventive intervention, and analyze the mechanism of reporting maternal deaths. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed of maternal death certificates and medical records in Utah from January 1, 1982, throug...Maternal Death; Utah; Pregnancy; Trauma; Pulmonary Emboliam; Maternal Cardiac Disease1998-02
19 Varner, Michael W.Multiple gestation: time interval between delivery of the first and second twins.A clinical investigation was undertaken to challenge the commonly accepted view that the interval between the birth of the first and second twins should be preferably within 15 minutes and certainly no more than 30 minutes. During 1981 and 1982, 115 patients with live-born twins at 34 or more weeks'...Twins; Time Interval Between Births; Fetal Monitoring1984-04
20 Varner, Michael W.; Cannon, Cynthia; Ward, RobertPopulation-based study of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Utah: 1988-1994.OBJECTIVE: To define the natural history of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and to determine the potential impact of fetal therapy. METHODS: This retrospective case series consisted of all fetuses and neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia born between 1988 and 1994 in the state of Utah that ...Hernia, Diaphragmatic; Fetal Diseases; Prenatal Diagnosis; Utah/epidemiology1996-06
21 Buchi, Karen F.; Varner, Michael W.Prevalence of substance abuse among pregnant women in Utah.OBJECTIVE: To determine the rate of substance use among Utah's pregnant women, who are primarily white and middle class, for comparison to rates reported in studies of inner-city populations. METHODS: Urine specimens and demographic data were obtained anonymously from women who delivered infants at ...Substance Abuse; Pregnancy; Utah/epidemiology1993-02
22 Varner, Michael W.; Esplin, Michael S.Progression of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation during pregnancy: case report and review of the literature.Arteriovenous Malformations; Pulmonary Artery; Pregnancy Complications; Pulmonary Veins; Pulmonary Artery1997-04
23 Varner, Michael W.Randomized study of closure of the peritoneum at cesarean delivery.This study was conducted to test the hypothesis that nonclosure of the visceral and parietal peritoneum during low transverse cervical cesarean delivery is not associated with increased intraoperative or immediate postoperative complications. One hundred thirteen patients scheduled for low transvers...Cesarean Section; Postoperative Complications; Visceral and Parietal Peritoneum closure1991-06
24 Varner, Michael W.; Porter T. FlintRisk of preterm birth across generations.OBJECTIVE: To examine the risk of preterm birth for mothers who themselves were born before term. METHODS: Data were taken from a linked data base of birth certificates composed of two cohorts: 1) a parental cohort of women born between 1947 and 1957 and 2) their offspring born between 1970 and 1992...Preterm mothers; Pregnancy; Premature; Risk1997-07
25 Varner, Michael W.Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery.OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries. METHODS: We conducted a prospective multicenter observational study of women with prior cesarean delivery undergoing trial of labor and elective repeat oper...Cesarean Section, Repeat; Uterine Rupture; Vaginal Birth after Cesarean; Obstetric Labor Complications/surgery2006-07
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