Publications by faculty and researchers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.


Publications from 2008

Ultrasound assessment of the uterus and fallopian tube in infertile women, Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Delayed blastocyst transfer: is the window shutting?, Bradley J. Van Voorhis and Anuja Dokras

The relationship of bleeding patterns to daily reproductive hormones in women approaching menopause, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, Nanette Santoro, Sioban Harlow, Sybil L. Crawford, and John Randolph

Select gamma-Secretase Inhibitors Induce Apoptosis in Pre-B ALL Cells and Disrupt the Balance Between Constitutive Notch Signaling and Repression., Bridget S. Wilson, Xiangbing Meng, Tomas Mazel, Cheryl L. Willman, Susan Atlas, Richard Harvey, I.-Ming Chen, Stephen P. Hunger, Janet M. Oliver, and Stuart S. Winter

Association of vulvar symptoms with pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, Susan E. Wing, Catherine S. Bradley, and Colleen M. Kennedy

Genetic disruption of secreted renin preserves expression of mRNA encoding intracellular renin in the brain, Di Xu, Baoli Yang, and Curt D. Sigmund

Targeting the GA binding protein beta 1L isoform does not perturb lymphocyte development and function, Hai-Hui Xue, Xuefang Jing, Julie Bollenbacher-Reilley, Dong-Mei Zhao, Jodie S. Haring, Baoli Yang, Chengyu Liu, Gail A. Bishop, John T. Harty, and Warren J. Leonard

Rescue of Growth Retardation and Perinatal Lethality of Nedd4-1 Null Mice by Loss of Maternally Inherited Grb10, Baoli Yang, Xiao Renee Cao, Nancy L. Lill, Peijun Peter Shi, Eileen M. Sweezer, Trenton Place, Pat A. Kirby, Dingwu Shao, Thomas S. Kinney, and John B. Stokes

Nedd4 augments the adaptive immune response by promoting ubiquitin-mediated degradation of Cbl-b in activated T cells, Baoli Yang, Denise L. Gay, Megan K.L. MacLeod, Xiao Cao, Tamara Hala, Eileen M. Sweezer, John Kappler, Philippa Marrack, and Paula M. Oliver

Glia maturation factor overexpression in neuroblastoma cells activates glycogen synthase kinase-3 beta and caspase-3, Asgar Zaheer, Scott Knight, Ashna Zaheer, Marcus Ahrens, Shailendra K. Sahu, and Baoli Yang

GMF overexpression causes apoptosis in neuroblastoma cells, Asgar Zaheer, Scott Knight, Ashna Zaheer, Marcus Ahrens, Shailendra K. Sahu, and Baoli Yang

Glia maturation factor modulates beta-amyloid-induced glial activation, inflammatory cytokine/chemokine production and neuronal damage, Asgar Zaheer, Smita Zaheer, Ramasamy Thangavel, Yanghong Wu, Shailendra K. Sahu, and Baoli Yang

Publications from 2007

Dead women walking: neglected millions with obstetric fistula, S. Ahmed, Rene R. Genadry, C. Stanton, and A. B. Lalonde

Consequences of the loss of p53, RB1, and PTEN: relationship to gefitinib resistance in endometrial cancer, L. Albitar, M. B. Carter, S. Davies, and Kimberly K. Leslie

Models representing type I and type II human endometrial cancers: Ishikawa H and Hec50co cells, L. Albitar, G. Pickett, M. Morgan, S. Davies, and Kimberly K. Leslie

Antibiotics and Other Antimicrobial Agents in Pregnancy and Lactation, J. I. Andrews and Jennifer R. Niebyl

Cumulative exposure to high estradiol levels during the follicular phase of IVF cycles negatively affects implantation., Murat Arslan, Silvina Bocca, Ebru Ozturk Arslan, E. Hakan Duran, Laurel Stadtmauer, and Sergio Oehninger

Constipation in pregnancy: prevalence, symptoms, and risk factors, Catherine S. Bradley, Colleen M. Kennedy, A. M. Turcea, S. S. Rao, and I. E. Nygaard

Bowel symptoms in women 1 year after sacrocolpopexy, Catherine S. Bradley, I. E. Nygaard, M. B. Brown, R. E. Gutman, K. S. Kenton, W. E. Whitehead, P. S. Goode, P. A. Wren, C. Ghetti, and A. M. Weber

Risk factors for sonographic internal anal sphincter gaps 6-12 months after delivery complicated by anal sphincter tear, Catherine S. Bradley, H. E. Richter, R. E. Gutman, M. B. Brown, W. E. Whitehead, P. M. Fine, C. Hakim, F. Harford, and A. M. Weber

Natural history of pelvic organ prolapse in postmenopausal women, Catherine S. Bradley, M. B. Zimmerman, Y. Qi, and I. E. Nygaard

Anal sphincter laceration at vaginal delivery: is this event coded accurately?, L. Brubaker, Catherine S. Bradley, V. L. Handa, H. E. Richter, A. Visco, M. B. Brown, and A. M. Weber

Delayed cord clamping or immediate cord clamping?: A literature review, Elizabeth L. Cook

Prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula: Identifying research needs and public health priorities., A. A. Creanga, S. Ahmed, Rene R. Genadry, and C. Stanton

Obstetric fistulas: a clinical review, A. A. Creanga and Rene R. Genadry

A knockin mouse model of the Bardet-Biedl syndrome 1 M390R mutation has cilia defects, ventriculomegaly, retinopathy, and obesity, Roger E. Davis, Ruth E. Swiderski, Kamal Rahmouni, Darryl Y. Nishimura, Robert F. Mullins, Khristofor Agassandian, Alisdair R. Philp, Charles C. Searby, Michael P. Andrews, Stewart Thompson, Christopher J. Berry, Daniel R. Thedens, Baoli Yang, Robert M. Weiss, Martin D. Cassell, Edwin M. Stone, and Val C. Sheffield

Emerging Technologies: The Bright Future of Fluorescence, Eric J. Devor

New kit facilitates small RNA cloning, Eric J. Devor

Characterizing the 5HT1b serotonin receptor in blind subterranean mole rats, Eric J. Devor, Andrew S. Peek, Rebecca M. Dill-Devor, Aaron Avivi, and Eviatar Nevo

Identification of proteins within the nuclear factor-kappa B transcriptional complex including estrogen receptor-alpha, I. Feldman, G. M. Feldman, C. Mobarak, J. C. Dunkelberg, and Kimberly K. Leslie

Anatomy Appendix, S. G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, and J. L. Simpson

Complex obstetric fistulas, Rene R. Genadry, A. A. Creanga, M. L. Roenneburg, and C. R. Wheeless

Characteristics and outcomes of 16 patients with symptomatic labial adhesion, S. Girton, Colleen Kennedy Stockdale, and R. P. Galask

De-differentiation of mouse interfollicular keratinocytes by the embryonic transcription factor Oct-4, Katie L. Grinnell, Baoli Yang, Richard L. Eckert, and Jackie R. Bickenbach

Loss of mXin alpha, an intercalated disk protein, results in cardiac hypertrophy and cardiomyopathy with conduction defects, Elisabeth A. Gustafson-Wagner, Haley W. Sinn, Yen-Lin Chen, Da-Zhi Wang, Rebecca S. Reiter, Jenny L.-C. Lin, Baoli Yang, Roger A. Williamson, Ju Chen, Cheng-I Lin, and Jim J. -C Lin

Increased risk of depressive disorders in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, Elizabeth Hollinrake, Alison Abreu, Michelle Maifeld, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, and Anuja Dokras

Preconception and Prenatal Care: Part of the Continuum, T. R.B. Johnson, K. D. Kimberly, and Jennifer R. Niebyl

HPV: The vaccine and barriers to vaccination, Colleen M. Kennedy

Erosive Vulvar lichen planus - Retrospective review of characteristics and outcomes in 113 patients seen in a vulvar specialty clinic, Colleen M. Kennedy and Rudolph P. Galask

Bladder and bowel symptoms among women with vulvar disease: are they universal?, Colleen M. Kennedy, I. E. Nygaard, Catherine S. Bradley, and R. P. Galask

Prolapsing vaginal cyst - A case report, Jessica Kresowik, Colleen M. Kennedy, Susan Wing, and Rudolph P. Galask

Ultrasound-assisted repair of a unique case of distal vaginal agenesis, J. Kresowik, Ginny L. Ryan, J. C. Austin, and Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Effect of tamoxifen on endometrial histology, hormone receptors, and cervical cytology: a prospective study with follow-up, Kimberly K. Leslie, S. A. Walter, K. Torkko, J. K. Stephens, C. Thompson, and M. Singh

Rice gene OsNAC19 encodes a novel NAC-domain transcription factor and responds to infection by Magnaporthe grisea, Ruiming Lin, Wensheng Zhao, Xiangbing Meng, Min Wang, and Youliang Peng

Molecular cloning and characterization of a rice gene encoding AP2/EREBP-type transcription factor and its expression in response to infection with blast fungus and abiotic stresses, Running Lin, Wensheng Zhao, Xiangbing Meng, and You-Liang Peng

BCCIP regulates homologous recombination by distinct domains and suppresses spontaneous DNA damage, Huimei Lu, Jingyin Yue, Xiangbing Meng, Jac A. Nickoloff, and Zhiyuan Shen

mRNA expression in rabbit experimental aneurysms: a study using gene chip microarrays, W. I. Mangrum, F. Farassati, R. Kadirvel, C. P. Kolbert, S. Raghavakaimal, Donghai Dai, Y. H. Ding, D. Grill, V. G. Khurana, and D. F. Kallmes

Biological relationship between central and south American Chibchan speaking populations: Evidence from mtDNA, Phillip E. Melton, I. Briceno, A. Gomez, Eric J. Devor, J. E. Bernal, and M. H. Crawford

Abrogation of the transactivation activity of p53 by BCCIP down-regulation, Xiangbing Meng, Jingyin Yue, Zhihe Liu, and Zhiyuan Shen

Diminished degradation of myelin basic protein by anti-sulfatide antibody and interferon-gamma in myelin from glia maturation factor-deficient mice, Krishnakumar Menon, Yanghong Wu, Joel Haas, Shailendra K. Sahu, Baoli Yang, and Asgar Zaheer

Molecular analysis of the neuropeptide Y1 receptor gene in human idiopathic gonadotropin-dependent precocious puberty and isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, Karina Cocco Monteiro Freitas, Ginny L. Ryan, Vinicius Nahime Brito, Ya-Xiong Tao, Elaine Maria Frade Costa, Berenice Bilharinho Mendonca, Deborah Segaloff, and Ana Claudia Latronico

Obstetric vesico-vaginal fistulas at the National Hospital of Niamey, Niger., I. Nafiou, A. Idrissa, A. K. Ghaïchatou, M L. Roenneburg, C. R. Wheeless, and Rene R. Genadry

Selective cochlear degeneration in mice lacking the F-box protein, Fbx2, a glycoprotein-specific ubiquitin ligase subunit, Rick F. Nelson, Kevin A. Glenn, Yuzhou Zhang, Hsiang Wen, Tina Knutson, Cynthia M. Gouvion, Barbara K. Robinson, Zouping Zhou, Baoli Yang, Richard J.H. Smith, and Henry L. Paulson

Drugs and Environmental Agents in Pregnancy and Lactation, Jennifer R. Niebyl and J. L. Simpson

Sexual function in women after rectocele repair with acellular porcine dermis graft vs site-specific rectovaginal fascia repair, J. M. Novi, Catherine S. Bradley, N. N. Mahmoud, M. A. Morgan, and L. A. Arya

The effect of music therapy on patients' perception and manifestation of pain, anxiety, and patient satisfaction, T. Richards, J. Johnson, Amy E.T. Sparks, and H. Emerson

Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trial, H. E. Richter, K. L. Burgio, P. S. Goode, D. Borello-France, Catherine S. Bradley, L. Brubaker, V. L. Handa, P. M. Fine, A. G. Visco, H. M. Zyczynski, J. T. Wei, and A. M. Weber

Cerebellum is not affected in fetuses with Down syndrome, Asha Rijhsinghani and Diedre Fleener

In pregnancies affected by Down Syndrome abnormal umbilical artery Doppler flow can identify those at risk for fetal death, Asha Rijhsinghani and Diedre Fleener

Impact of maternal age in pregnancies diagnosed with fetal down syndrome, Asha Rijhsinghani, Diedre Fleener, and Preeti Satyanarayana

Targeted treatment using monoclonal antibodies and tyrosine-kinase inhibitors in pregnancy, A. A. Robinson, W. J. Watson, and Kimberly Leslie

Activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway in T-lineage cells inhibits TCR repertoire selection in the thymus and peripheral T-cell activation, Nicola J. Rowbotham, Ariadne L. Hager-Theodorides, Marek Cebecauer, Divya K. Shah, Ekati Drakopoulou, Julian Dyson, Susan V. Outram, and Tessa Crompton

A practical technique aids in identifying sigmoidal-vaginal fistula, R. Runge, Colleen Kennedy Stockdale, I. E. Nygaard, and R. P. Galask

Evaluating the roles of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor polymorphisms in gonadal hyperstimulation associated with severe juvenile primary hypothyroidism, Ginny L. Ryan, X. Feng, C. B. d'Alva, M. Zhang, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, E. M. Pinto, A. E. Kubias, S. R. Antonini, A. C. Latronico, and D. L. Segaloff

A mandatory single blastocyst transfer policy with educational campaign in a United States IVF program reduces multiple gestation rates without sacrificing pregnancy rates, Ginny L. Ryan, Amy E.T. Sparks, C. S. Sipe, Craig H. Syrop, A. Dokras, and Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Neurologic Disorders, P. Samuels and Jennifer R. Niebyl

Nedd41 null mice are defective in down-regulating ENaC and have salt-sensitive hypertension, Peijun Shi, Xiao Cao, Eileen Sweezer, Thomas Kinney, Kenneth Volk, Ramesh Nair, Roger Williamson, Olivier Staub, John Stokes, and Baoli Yang

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus in mice caused by deleting COOH-terminal tail of aquaporin-2, Peijun P. Shi, Xiao R. Cao, Jing Qu, Ken A. Volk, Patricia Kirby, Roger A. Williamson, John B. Stokes, and Baoli Yang

Risk of metabolic complications in the new PCOS phenotypes based on the Rotterdam criteria, Rupal Shroff, Craig H. Syrop, William Davis, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, and Anuja Dokras

Relationship of estrogen and progesterone receptors to clinical outcome in metastatic endometrial carcinoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study, M. Singh, R. J. Zaino, V. J. Filiaci, and Kimberly K. Leslie

Testosterone patch improves ovarian follicular response to gonadotrophins in a patient with Kallmann's syndrome: A Case Report, Christopher S. Sipe and Bradley J. Van Voorhis

GPR30: a novel indicator of poor survival for endometrial carcinoma, H. O. Smith, Kimberly K. Leslie, M. Singh, C. R. Qualls, C. M. Revankar, N. E. Joste, and E. R. Prossnitz

Mandatory single embryo transfer in a selected patient population reduces the risk of multifetal gestation without compromising pregnancy rate., A. E. Sparks, G. L. Ryan, C. S. Sipe, M. R. Thomas, A. Dokras, and Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Supernumerary minute ring chromosome 14 in a man with primary infertility and left varicocele, B. C. Stahl, S. R. Patil, Craig H. Syrop, Amy E.T. Sparks, and M. Wald

One semen sample or 2? Insights from a study of fertile men, A. Stokes-Riner, S. W. Thurston, C. Brazil, D. Guzick, F. Liu, J. W. Overstreet, C. Wang, Amy E.T. Sparks, J. B. Redmon, and S. H. Swan

Brachial plexus neuritis following quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination, S. Sung and Colleen Kennedy Stockdale

Clinical predictors of human blastocyst formation in vitro., M. R. Thomas, C. S. Sipe, Amy E.T. Sparks, A. Dokras, G. L. Ryan, and Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Overweight and obese infertile women lack adequate knowledge of the effects of obesity on reproductive health., M. R. Thomas, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, J. Blaine, and A. Dokras

Can myoglobin expression in pancreatic beta cells improve insulin secretion under hypoxia? An exploratory study with transgenic porcine islets, Himantha Kushanie Tilakaratne, Baoli Yang, Stephen K. Hunter, Mark E. Andracki, and Victor G.J. Rodgers

Characterizing short-term release and neovascularization potential of multi-protein growth supplement delivered via alginate hollow fiber devices, H. K. Tilakaratne, Stephen K. Hunter, Mark E. Andracki, Jo A. Benda, and V. G.J. Rodgers

Constipation in pregnancy - Fact or myth?, Ann E. Turcea, Colleen M. Kennedy, Ingrid E. Nygaard, Satish S.C. Rao, and Catherine S. Bradley

Clinical practice. In vitro fertilization, Bradley J. Van Voorhis

In vitro fertilization, Bradley J. Van Voorhis

Gastrointestinal complications following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse, W. E. Whitehead, Catherine S. Bradley, M. B. Brown, L. Brubaker, R. E. Gutman, R. E. Varner, A. G. Visco, A. M. Weber, and H. Zyczynski

Prolonged vaginal and oral metronidazole for refractory Trichomonas vaginalis - A case report, Sara Wood, Colleen M. Kennedy, and Rudolph P. Galask

Prolonged Vaginal and Oral Metronidazole for Refractory Trichomonas vaginalis: A Case Report, S. Wood, Colleen Kennedy Stockdale, and R. P. Galask

Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated factor 3 is a critical regulator of B cell homeostasis in secondary lymphoid organs, Ping Xie, Laura L. Stunz, Karen D. Larison, Baoli Yang, and Gail A. Bishop

Diminished cytokine and chemokine expression in the central nervous system of GMF-deficient mice with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, Asgar Zaheer, Shailendra K. Sahu, Yanghong Wu, Ashna Zaheer, Joel Haas, Kiwhoon Lee, and Baoli Yang

Reduced severity of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in GMF-deficient mice, Asgar Zaheer, Smita Zaheer, Shailendra K. Sahu, Baoli Yang, and Ramon Lim

Glia maturation factor regulation of STAT expression: A novel mechanism in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, Smita Zaheer, Yanghong Wu, Jon Bassett, Baoli Yang, and Asgar Zaheer

Intrinsic differences in the response of the human lutropin receptor versus the human follitropin receptor to activating mutations, Meilin Zhang, Ya-Xiong Tao, Ginny L. Ryan, Xiuyan Feng, Francesca Fanelli, and Deborah L. Segaloff

Loss of Vac14, a regulator of the signaling lipid phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate, results in neurodegeneration in mice, Yanling Zhang, Sergey N. Zolov, Clement Y. Chow, Shalom G. Slutsky, Simon C. Richardson, Robert C. Piper, Baoli Yang, Johnathan J. Nau, Randal J. Westric, Sean J. Morrison, Miriam H. Meisler, and Lois S. Weisman

Publications from 2006

Metastatic choriocarcinoma to the lung coexistent with a viable pregnancy, A. Ahmed, Koen De Geest, T. Van Natta, and J. Sorosky

Optimization of dose and image quality for computed radiography and digital radiography, J. E. Aldrich, Eyup Hakan Duran, P. Dunlop, and J. R. Mayo

Predictive value of the hemizona assay for pregnancy outcome in patients undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation with intrauterine insemination., Murat Arslan, Mahmood Morshedi, Ebru Ozturk Arslan, Steve Taylor, Arzu Kanik, E. Hakan Duran, and Sergio Oehninger

Twins 27 weeks gestation have significantly higher risk of intraventricular hemorrhage and neonatal death compared to singletons, Ravi Bhatia, Brie Romines, and Asha Rijhsinghani

Bowel symptoms in women planning surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, Catherine S. Bradley, M. B. Brown, G. W. Cundiff, P. S. Goode, K. S. Kenton, I. E. Nygaard, W. E. Whitehead, P. A. Wren, and A. M. Weber

The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence., Jeanette S. Brown, Catherine S. Bradley, Leslee L. Subak, Holly E. Richter, Stephen R. Kraus, Linda Brubaker, Feng Lin, Eric Vittinghoff, and Deborah Grady

Mice heterozygous for beta-ENaC deletion have defective potassium excretion, X. Renee Cao, P. Peter Shi, Rita D. Sigmund, Russell F. Husted, Curt D. Sigmund, Roger A. Williamson, John B. Stokes, and Baoli Yang

Gestational trophoblastic diseases: 1. Pathophysiology of hyperglycosylated hCG, L. A. Cole, Donghai Dai, S. A. Butler, Kimberly K. Leslie, and E. I. Kohorn