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Comparative performance of patient health questionnaire-9 and edinburgh postnatal depression scale for screening antepartum depression
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-06-20)
Objective: We sought to evaluate the psychometric properties of two widely used screening scales: the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) among pregnant Peruvian women. Methods: ...
Risk of placental abruption in relation to maternal depressive, anxiety and stress symptoms
Background Little is known about the influence of psychiatric factors on the etiology of placental abruption (PA), an obstetrical condition that complicates 1–2% of pregnancies. We examined the risk of PA in relation to ...
Circadian clock-related genetic risk scores and risk of placental abruption
(Elsevier Ltd., 2015-12)
Introduction The circadian clock plays an important role in several aspects of female reproductive biology. Evidence linking circadian clock-related genes to pregnancy outcomes has been inconsistent. We sought to examine ...
Prevalence and risk factors of gestational diabetes mellitus: findings from a universal screening feasibility program in Lima, Peru
(Springer Nature, 2018-07-18)
Background Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a global public health concern with potential implications for the health of a mother and her offspring. However, data on the prevalence and risk factors of GDM in Latin ...
Maternal sleep duration and complaints of vital exhaustion during pregnancy is associated with placental abruption
(Informa Healthcare, 2015-02)
OBJECTIVE Sleep disorders are associated with cardiovascular complications and preterm delivery (PTD). Insufficient sleep results in metabolic alterations and increased inflammation, both known to contribute to placental ...
Placental mitochondrial DNA content and placental abruption: a pilot study
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-16)
Background Mitochondrial biogenesis and adequate energy production are important for embryogenesis and placentation. Previous studies documented alterations in maternal blood mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number—a marker ...
Risk of spontaneous preterm birth in relation to maternal exposure to intimate partner violence during pregnancy in Peru
(Springer Nature, 2013-04)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is increasingly recognized as an important cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity. We assessed the relation between IPV and risk of spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) among Peruvian women. ...
Maternal blood mitochondrial DNA copy number and placental abruption risk: results from a preliminary study
(e-Century Publishing, 2013-06-25)
Oxidative stress and impaired placental function – pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of placental abruption – have their origins extending to mitochondrial dysfunction. To the best of our knowledge, there are no ...