Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health


Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health

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GNPRH Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Published

  • Shally Awasthi, Mark Nichter, Vinod Kumar Pande. Developing an interactive health education program for STD prevention: Lessons learned from working with youth in an North Indian Slum. Studies In Family Planning: 2000, 31, 2 : 138 – 149.
  • Tolosa JE, Antibiotic Treatment for Asymptomatic Bacteruria in Pregnancy.  Commentary in the WHO Reproductive Health Library, Issue #2, 1998.
  • Yeagley TJ, Tolosa JE, Bhutani VK.  Perinatal Bacterial Infection: An Update.  Indian J Pediatr 1998;65:841-848.
  • Huskins WC, Ba-Thike K, Festin MR, Limpongsanurak S, Lumbiganon P, Peedicayil A, Purwar M, Shenoy S, Goldmann DA, Tolosa JE.  An International Survey of Practice Variation in the Use of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cesarean Section.  Inter J Gynecol Obstet  73(2001) 141-45.
  • Tolosa JE, Antibiotic Treatment for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy.  Commentary in the WHO Reproductive Health Library, Issue #5, 2002.
  • Festin M, Lumbiganon P, Tolosa JE, Finney K A, Ba-Thike K, Chipato T, Gaitán H, Lianghzi X, Limpongsanurak S, Mittal S, Peedicayil A, Pramono N, Purwar M, Sheenoy S, Daly S International Survey on Practice Variations in the Management of the Third Stage of Labor. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2003; 81-286-9
  • Straughn H, Goldenberg R, Tolosa JE, de Codes J, Daly S, Festin M, LimpongsanurakS, Lumbiganon P, Paul VK, Peedicayil A,  Purwar M, Sabogal JC, Shenoy S.  "Birthweight-Specific Neonatal Mortality in developing Countries and Obstetric Practices” Int J Gyn & Obst 2003: 80(1) 71-78.
  • Thinkhamrop J. Limpongsanurak S. Festin MR. Daly S. Schuchat A. Lumbiganon P. Zell E Chipato T. Win AA. Perilla MJ. Tolosa JE. Whitney CG. Infections in international pregnancy study: performance of the optical immunoassay test for detection of group B streptococcus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 41(11):5288-90, 2003 Nov.
  • Andolina K, Tolosa JE, Monzo J, Roberts N, Daly S  “Oral Misoprostol is Rapidly Absorbed  in Women in Postpartum at Term” J of Mat-Fet and Neo Med 2003; 14:229-232.
  • Sabogal JC, Becker E, Bega G, Komwilaisak R, Berghella V, Weiner S, Tolosa JE.  Reproductibility of Fetal Lung Volume Measurements with 3-Dimensional Ultrasonography. Journal Ultrasound Med 23:347-352, 2004
  • Whitney C, Daly S, Limpongsanurak S, Festin M, Thinn K K, Chipato T, Lumbiganon P., Sauvarin J, Andrews W, Tolosa JE.  “International Infections in Pregnancy Study (the IIP Study): Group B Streptococcal Colonization in Pregnant Women" J of Mat-Fet Neo Med 2004;15:267-274
  • Lumbiganon P, Thinkhamrop B, Thinkhamrop J, Tolosa JE  Vaginal Clorhexidine During Labour for Preventing Peripartal and Neonatal (excluding GBS and HIV) Infections Cochrane Systematic  Reviews, 4,2004.
  • Yamasmit, W. Chaithongwongwatthana, S. Tolosa, JE. Limpongsanurak, S. Pereira, L. Cheku, B. Lumbiganon, P. Prophylactic oral betamimetics for preventing preterm birth in women with a twin pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, 2004.
  • Yamasmit W, Chaithongwongwatthana S, Charoenvidhya D, Uerpairojkit B, Tolosa JE  Random Urinary protein-to-creatinine ratio for detection of significant proteinuria in preeclampsia J of Mat-Fet Neon Med 2004;16:275-279
  • Lumbiganon P. ThinkhamropJ. ThinkhamropB. Tolosa JE. Vaginal chlorhexidine during labour for preventing maternal and neonatal infections (excluding Group B Streptococcal and HIV). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (4):CD004070, 2004.

Accepted for publication:

  • Yamasmit W, Chaithongwongwatthana S, Tolosa JE Prenatal Vitamin K1 Administration in Epileptic Women to Prevent Neonatal Hemorrhage: Is it effective? (J of Reprod Med).
  • Tolosa JE, Chaithongwong-Watthana S, Daly S, Win WM, Gaitan H, Lumbiganon P, Festin M, Chipato T, Sauvarin J, Goldenberg R, Andrews W, Whitney C  The International Infections in pregnancy (IIP) Study: Variations in the Prevalence of bacterial Vaginosis and Distribution of Morphotypes in vaginal Smears among Pregnant Women. (Am J Ob Gyn)
  • Chaithongwongwatthana, S. Yamasmit, W. Limpongsanurak, S. Lumbiganon, P. DeSimone, JA. Baxter, J. Tolosa, JE. Pneumococcal vaccination during pregnancy for preventing infant infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, 2004.

Submitted for publication:

  • Tolosa JE, Pereira L,  O’Malley K, Berghella V, Chipato T, Lumbiganon P, McCollu K, Culhane J Treating Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy does not Prevent Prematurity and is Potentially Harmful (Obstetrics and Gynecology).
  • Lyon MD, Tolosa JE, Cliver SP, Andrews WW, Lumbiganon P, Thinn K K,  Festin M, Rahman M, Limpongsanurak S, Gaitán H, Daly S, Mittal S, Purwar M, Chipato T, Shenoy S, for the Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health; “The International Infections in Pregnancy Study (The IIP Study): Validation of a Self-teaching instruction manual for Bacterial Vaginosis Gram Stain Interpretation”. (Obstetrics & Gynecology).
  •  Nessa K, Rahman S, Rahman M, Lumbiganon P, Culhane J, Tolosa JE  Evaluation of the    Femexam Test Card™ compared to gram staining and clinical criteria for diagnosis of Bacterial Vaginosis among Female Sex Workers in Bangladesh. (Sexually Transmitted Infections)
  • Varona M.E., Tolosa JE, Cardenas O, Torres CH, Pardo D, Carrasquilla G, Frumkin H.    Descripción del Uso y Manejo de Plaguicidas en las Empresas de Flores Afiliadas a Asocolflores (Biomedica).
  • Cotter A, Ness A, Tolosa JE Prophylactic oxytocin for the third stage of labour Cochrane Review 2004.
  • Mittal S, Tolosa JE, Dadhwal V, Flessenkaemper S, Pandey RM, Kapoor SK, Kapil A, Satpathi G,  N, Vimala, Shobhana C, Hawkes S. Socio-demographic and Behavioral characteristics of Symptomatic women with Reproductive Tract Infections in a Rural Primary Health Care Clinic in India.

In preparation

  • Tolosa JE, Cotter A, Chipato T, Gaitan H, Perilla M, Cliver S, Whitney C. 
    Diagnosis of BV Rapid Testing with a Ph/Amines Test Card.
  • Chipato T, Lumbiganon P, Festin M, Gaitan H, Limpongsanurak S, Daly S,  Oo C C, Whitney C, Parekh F, Andrews W, Tolosa JE  Diagnostic Performance of Clinical Criteria Compared with Gram Stain for Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy.
  • Pereira L, Chipato T, Mashu A, Mushangwe V,  Rusakaniko S, Bangdiwala K, Chidede O, Darmstadt G, Madzime S,  Kandawaswika G, Lumbiganon P, Tolosa JE  Safety of use of CHX washings of the vagina and cleansing of the neonate immediately after birth.
  • Mushangwe V, Pereira L, Tolosa JE, Madzime S, Mashu A, Rusakaniko S, Bangdiwala K, Mashu A, Lumbiganon P, Chipato T.  Effect of serial vaginal washing with 1% CHX in the vaginal flora in pregnancy.
  • Mashu A, Mushangwe V, Tolosa JE, Lumbiganon P, Bangdiwala K, Darmstadt G, Rusakaniko, S, Madzime S, Gwanzura L, Chidede O, Kandawaswika, Pereira L, Chipato T.  Microbiology of the vaginal flora in pregnancy at term and its association with infection related outcomes in the neonates and the mothers in Zimbabwe.
  • Madzime S, Mashu A, Pereira L, Darmstadt G, Rusakaniko S, Bangdiwala K, Lumbiganon P, Chipato, T, Mushangwe V, Tolosa JE. Preparation and use of chlorhexidine to reduce adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes in pregnancy.
  • Pereira L, Cotter A, Gomez R, Berghella V, Prasertcharoensuk W, Rasanen J, Chaithongwongwathana S, Mittal S, Daly S, Tolosa JE. 1. Cervical cerclage compared to expectant management in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Vaarasmaki M, Gomez R, Rasanen J, Pereira L, Cotter A, Ness A, Chaithongwongwathana S, Mittal S, Kearney E, Prasertcharoensuk W, Tolosa JE. Safety and Use of amniocentesis in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Cotter A, Rasanen J, Ness A, Prasertcharoensuk W, Daly S, Mittal S, Chaithongwongwathana S, Gomez R, Pereira L, Tolosa JE, Lumbiganon P. Neonatal and maternal morbidities associated with cerclage compared to expectant management in pregnancies with 2nd trimester cervical dilation.
  • Pereira L, Beghella V, Rust O, Mittal S, Daly S, Vaarasmaki M, Cotter A, Gomez R, Prasertcharoensuk W, Chaithongwongwathana S, Tolosa JE. Effect of suture material on outcome of cerclage in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Berghella V, Prasertcharoensuk W, Cotter A, Rassanen J, Mittal S, Chaithongwongwathana S, Gomez R, Kearney E, Tolosa JE, Pereira L. Effect of indomethacin and antibiotics on outcome of cerclage in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Ness A, Mittal S, Gomez R, Chaithongwongwathana S, Prasertcharoensuk W, Daly S, Pereira L, Cotter A, Vaarasmaki M, Rothberger S, Tolosa JE. Factors predicting success or failure of pregnancy prolongation in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester. 
  • Prasertcharoensuk W, Baxter J, Tolosa JE, Gomez R, Mittal S, Chaithongwongwathana S, Cotter A, Pereira L, Rasanen J, Kearney E, Lumbiganon P. Rates of complication associated with cerclage in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Airoldi J, Pereira L, Gomez R, Cotter A, Rasanen J, Kearney E, Mittal S, Chaithongwongwathana S, Prasertcharoensuk W, Tolosa JE. Effect of amniocentesis on outcome of cerclage in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester.
  • Daly S, Chaithongwongwathana S, Gomez R, Cotter A, Prasertcharoensuk W, Mittal S, Rasanen J, Berghella V, Rothberger S, Pereira L, Tolosa JE. Pregnancy outcomes with expectant management of PPROM before 26 weeks.
  • Shrestha R, Dhakal RM, Tolosa  JE. Assessment of Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor at Obstetric Centers in Kathmandu, Nepal

Non-Peer Review

  • Tolosa JE, Varona M, Carrasquilla G, Cardenas O, Torres C, Pardo D, Leiva MC Frumkin H  Descripción del Uso y Manejo de Plaguicidas en las Empresas de Flores  Afiliadas a ASOCOLFLORES (Report submitted to ASOCOLFLORES-Colombia, August 2002).
  • Tolosa JE, Varona M, Durana C, Carrasquilla G, Cardenas O, Torres C, Pardo D,  Leiva MC,  Frumkin H “ Análisis Económico del Uso de la Prueba de Colinesterasa en las Empresas de Flores en Colombia (Report submitted to ASOCOLFLORES- Colombia)-in preparation.

Chapters/Reviews

  1. Tolosa J.E., Chaithongwongwatthana S.  Hazards in Pregnancy: Smoking.  In: Protocols in High Risk-Pregnancies 4th edition. Queenan J.T., Hobbins J.C., Spong C. Y. (eds) Blackwell Science, 2005.

Abstracts

  • Andolina K, Daly S, Roberts N, Tolosa JE, Wapner R.  Objective Measurement of Blood Loss at Delivery: Is It More Than A Guess?  Poster presentation at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, January 1999, (SMFM Abstract #212) Am J Obstet Gynecol 1999;180(1), part 2:S69.
  • Daly S, Andolina K, Tolosa JE, Roberts N, Wapner R.  A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Misoprostol Versus Oxytocin in Preventing Postpartum Blood Loss.  Poster presentation at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Meeting, January 1999.  (SMFM Abstract #211) Am J Obstet Gynecol 1999; 180(1), part 2:S68.
  • Whitney C, Cotter A, Festin M, Parekh F, Limpongsanurak S, Gaitan H, Tolosa JE.  International Multicenter Study of Group B Streptococcal Colonization in Pregnant Women. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Orleans, January 2002.
  • Tolosa JE, Daly S, Chipato T, Whitney C, Gaitan H, Sauvarin J, Lumbiganon P. Diagnosis of BV by Rapid Testing with a PH/Amines Test Card. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, New Orleans, January 2002.
  • International Multicenter Study of Group B Streptococcal Colonization in Pregnant Women S Limpongsanurak  C Whitney, A Cotter, M Festin, F Parekh, H Gaitan, J Tolosa for the Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health. XVIII Meeting International Clinical Epidemiology Network, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, February 2002.
  • Diagnosis of BV By Rapid Testing with a Ph/Amines Test Card  T Chipato, J Tolosa,  S Daly, C Whitney, H Gaitan, J Sauvarin, P Lumbiganon for The Global  Network for Perinatal and  Reproductive Health. XVIII Meeting International Clinical Epidemiology Network, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, February 2002.
  • Worldwide Variation in Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy
    P Lumbiganon, J Tolosa, C Whitney, S Chaithongwong-Watthana, A-A Win, M Perilla,  M Festin, W Andrews, R Goldenberg for The Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health. XVIII Meeting International Clinical Epidemiology Network, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, February 2002.
  • International Multicenter Evaluation of the Diagnostic Performance of a Rapid Test for Group B  Streptococcus Thinkhamrop J, Lumbiganon P, Whitney C, Perilla M,  Zell E, Festin M, Daly S, Chipato T, Tolosa JE for the Global Network  for Perinatal and Reproductive Health. XVIII Meeting International Clinical Epidemiology Network, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, February 2002.
  • Validation of a Self-Teaching Instruction Manual for Bacterial Vaginosis Gram Stain Interpretation   WW Andrews, SP Cliver, MD Lyon, J Tolosa, P Lumbiganon for the Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health.  50th meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Los Angeles, May 2002.
  • Worldwide Variation in Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy
    J Tolosa, C Whitney, Lyon M D, Andrews W, Win Win M for The Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health.  50th meeting of the American  College of  Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Los Angeles, May 2002.
  • Pereira L, Kolecki J, Tolosa JE, Efficacy of emergent cerclage in women with prolapsed amniotic membrane. Poster American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 53rd Annual Clinical Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 7-11, 2005. Obs & Gynecol Vol 105; (4) Supp, April 05; 33S.
  • Modena A, Horan C, Tolosa JE Length of Labor Induction as a Predictor of Cesarean Delivery. Poster American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 53rd Annual Clinical Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 7-11, 2005. Obs & Gynecol Vol 105; (4) Supp, April 05; 36S.
  • Ness A, Pereira L, Kolecki J, Tolosa J. Neonatal Survival in Expectantly Managed Midtrimester Threatened Preterm Delivery Poster American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 53rd Annual Clinical Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 7-11, 2005. Obs & Gynecol Vol 105; (4) Supp, April 05; 36S.
  • Pereira L, Gomez R,  Ness A, Cotter A,  Prasertcharoensuk W, Rasanen J, Tolosa J. and the Global Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Health Amniocentesis should always be performed in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester: Results from the GNPRH international cohort study (ISUOG, Abst P09.21 ISUOG, Vancouver, Sep 2005; Ult Ob & Gyn 2005; 26-376-471.
  • Pereira L, Cotter A, Berghella V, Gomez R , Prasertcharoensuk W, Rasanen J,  Chaithongwongwatthana S, Mittal S,  Tolosa J. Cervical cerclage compared to expectant management in women with a dilated cervix in the 2nd trimester: Results from the GNPRH international cohort study. Am J Ob Gyn Dec 2005; suppl;193 (6); S128.
  • Pereira L, Rasanen J,Ness A, Prasertcharoensuk  W, Chaithongwongwatthana S,Cotter A,Gomez R,Mittal S, Gesteland K,Lumbiganon P, Tolosa J.Neonatal and maternal morbidities associated with cerclage compared to expectant management in pregnancies with 2nd trimester cervical dilation: Results from the GNPRH international cohort study. Am J Ob Gyn Dec 2005; suppl;193 (6); S128..
  • Ness A, Modena A, Horan C, Airoldi J, Berghella V, Tolosa JE Induction in multiparous women: Are Cesarean rates increased? (ACOG annual meeting 2006)

Updated on March 13, 2006

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