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July 2020

Pregnancy hypertension diagnosis and care in COVID‐19 era and beyond

L. A. Magee, A. Khalil, P. Dadelszen

Effect of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) on maternal, perinatal and neonatal outcome: systematic review

J. Juan, M. M. Gil, Z. Rong, Y. Zhang, H. Yang, L. C. Poon

Effect of preoperative pelvic floor muscle training on pelvic floor muscle contraction and symptomatic and anatomical pelvic organ prolapse after surgery: randomized controlled trial

M. Ø. Nyhus, S. Mathew, Ø. Salvesen, K. Å. Salvesen, S. Stafne, I. Volløyhaug

Quantitative fetal magnetic resonance imaging assessment of cystic posterior fossa malformations

G. O. Dovjak, M. C. Diogo, P. C. Brugger, G. M. Gruber, M. Weber, S. Glatter, R. Seidl, D. Bettelheim, D. Prayer, G. J. Kasprian

Clinical role of lung ultrasound for diagnosis and monitoring of COVID ‐19 pneumonia in pregnant women

D. Buonsenso, F. Raffaelli, E. Tamburrini, D. G. Biasucci, S. Salvi, A. Smargiassi, R. Inchingolo, G. Scambia, A. Lanzone, A. C. Testa, F. Moro

Effectiveness of rapid lung ultrasound training program for gynecologists and obstetricians managing pregnant women with suspected COVID‐19

D. Buonsenso, F. Moro, R. Inchingolo, A. Smargiassi, L. Demi, G. Soldati, R. Moroni, A. Lanzone, G. Scambia, A. C. Testa

Prevention of thrombosis in pregnant women with suspected SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: clinical management algorithm

A. C. Lou‐Mercadé, O. Gavín, D. Oros, C. Paules, R. Savirón‐Cornudella, P. Mateo, J. A. Páramo, S. Ruiz‐Martinez

Screening for COVID‐19 at childbirth: is it effective?

D. Ceulemans, I. Thijs, A. Schreurs, J. Vercammen, L. Lannoo, J. Deprest, J. Richter, L. De Catte, R. Devlieger

ISUOG Practice Guidelines: role of ultrasound in congenital infection

A. Khalil, A. Sotiriadis, R. Chaoui, F. da Silva Costa, F. D'Antonio, P. T. Heath, C. Jones, G. Malinger, A. Odibo, F. Prefumo, L. J. Salomon, S. Wood, Y. Ville

June 2020

Intrauterine vertical transmission of SARS‐CoV‐2: what we know so far

C. Wang, Y.‐H. Zhou, H.‐X. Yang, L. C. Poon

Learning curves of open and endoscopic fetal spina bifida closure: systematic review and meta‐analysis

L. Joyeux, F. De Bie, E. Danzer, F. M. Russo, A. Javaux, C. F. A. Peralta, A. A. F. De Salles, A. Pastuszka, A. Olejek, T. Van Mieghem, P. De Coppi, J. Moldenhauer, W. E. Whitehead, M. A. Belfort, D. A. Lapa, G. L. Acacio, R. Devlieger, S. Hirose, D. L. Farmer, F. Van Calenbergh, N. S. Adzick, M. P. Johnson, J. Deprest

Why are congenital heart defects being missed?

A. E. L. Nisselrooij, A. K. K. Teunissen, S. A. Clur, L. Rozendaal, E. Pajkrt, I. H. Linskens, L. Rammeloo, J. M. M. Lith, N. A. Blom, M. C. Haak

Ultrasound markers for prediction of complex gastroschisis and adverse outcome: longitudinal prospective nationwide cohort study

C. C. M. M. Lap, L. R. Pistorius, E. J. H. Mulder, M. Aliasi, W. L. M. Kramer, C. M. Bilardo, T. E. Cohen‐Overbeek, E. Pajkrt, D. Tibboel, R. M. H. Wijnen, G. H. A. Visser, G. T. R. Manten; The FLAMINGO Study Working Group

Role of Doppler ultrasound at time of diagnosis of late‐onset fetal growth restriction in predicting adverse perinatal outcome: prospective cohort study

G. Rizzo, I. Mappa, V. Bitsadze, M. Słodki, J. Khizroeva, A. Makatsariya, F. D'Antonio

Lung ultrasound and computed tomographic findings in pregnant woman with COVID‐19

E. Kalafat, E. Yaprak, G. Cinar, B. Varli, S. Ozisik, C. Uzun, A. Azap, A. Koc

Why we should not stop giving aspirin to pregnant women during the COVID‐19 pandemic

S. Kwiatkowski, D. Borowski, A. Kajdy, L. C. Poon, W. Rokita, M. Wielgos

Should we stop aspirin prophylaxis in pregnant women diagnosed with COVID‐19?

M. Gavillet, D. L. Rolnik, M. K. Hoffman, A. Panchaud, D. Baud

ISUOG Interim Guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals – an update

L. C. Poon, H. Yang, S. Dumont, J. C. S. Lee, J. A. Copel, L. Danneels, A. Wright, F. Da Silva Costa, T. Y. Leung, Y. Zhang, D. Chen, F. Prefumo

ISUOG Consensus Statement on organization of routine and specialist obstetric ultrasound services in context of COVID‐19

R. S. Abu‐Rustum, R. Akolekar, A. Sotiriadis, L. J. Salomon, F. Da Silva Costa, Q. Wu, T. Frusca, C. M. Bilardo, F. Prefumo, L. C. Poon

ISUOG Consensus Statement on rationalization of early‐pregnancy care and provision of ultrasonography in context of SARS‐CoV‐2

T. Bourne, C. Kyriacou, A. Coomarasamy, M. Al‐Memar, M. Leonardi, E. Kirk, C. Landolfo, M. Blanchette‐Porter, R. Small, G. Condous, D. Timmerman

ISUOG Consensus Statement on rationalization of gynecological ultrasound services in context of SARS‐CoV‐2

T. Bourne, M. Leonardi, C. Kyriacou, M. Al‐Memar, C. Landolfo, D. Cibula, G. Condous, U. Metzger, D. Fischerova, D. Timmerman, T. Bosch

ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on use of personal protective equipment and hazard mitigation in relation to SARS‐CoV ‐2 for practitioners undertaking obstetric and gynecological ultrasound

J. S. Abramowicz, J. M. Basseal, C. Brezinka, A. Dall'Asta, J. Deng, G. Harrison, J. C. S. Lee, A. Lim, K. Maršal, P. Miloro, L. C. Poon, K. Å. Salvesen, R. Sande, G. Haar, S. C. Westerway, M. X. Xie, C. Lees

May 2020

Third‐trimester uterine artery Doppler for prediction of adverse outcome in late small‐for‐gestational‐age fetuses: systematic review and meta‐analysis

R. J. Martinez‐Portilla, J. Caradeux, E. Meler, D. L. Lip‐Sosa, A. Sotiriadis, F. Figueras

Coronavirus in pregnancy and delivery: rapid review

E. Mullins, D. Evans, R. M. Viner, P. O'Brien, E. Morris

How to perform lung ultrasound in pregnant women with suspected COVID‐19

F. Moro, D. Buonsenso, M. C. Moruzzi, R. Inchingolo, A. Smargiassi, L. Demi, A. R. Larici, G. Scambia, A. Lanzone, A. C. Testa

UK stillbirth trends in over 11 million births provide no evidence to support effectiveness of Growth Assessment Protocol program

S. Iliodromiti, G. C. S. Smith, D. A. Lawlor, J. P. Pell, S. M. Nelson

Should cell‐free DNA testing be used in pregnancy with increased fetal nuchal translucency?

J. Miranda, F. Paz y Miño, V. Borobio, C. Badenas, L. Rodriguez‐Revenga, M. Pauta, A. Borrell

Feasibility of INTACT (INcisionless TArgeted Core Tissue) biopsy procedure for perinatal autopsy

S. C. Shelmerdine, J. C. Hutchinson, L. Ward, T. Sekar, M. T. Ashworth, S. Levine, N. J. Sebire, O. J. Arthurs

Vaginal laxity: which measure of levator ani distensibility is most predictive?

C. Manzini, T. Friedman, F. Turel, H. P. Dietz

ISUOG Interim Guidance on 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals

L. C. Poon, H. Yang, J. C. S. Lee, J. A. Copel, T. Y. Leung, Y. Zhang, D. Chen, F. Prefumo

ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in context of COVID‐19

April 2020

Novel coronavirus infection and pregnancy

H. Yang, C. Wang, L. C. Poon

Intracervical lakes as sonographic marker of placenta accreta spectrum disorder in patients with placenta previa or low‐lying placenta

E. di Pasquo, T. Ghi, G. Calì, F. D'Antonio, N. Fratelli, F. Forlani, F. Prefumo, C. T. Kaihura, N. Volpe, A. Dall'Asta, T. Frusca

Diagnosis of fetal defects in twin pregnancies at routine 11–13‐week ultrasound examination

A. Syngelaki, B. Cimpoca, E. Litwinska, R. Akolekar, K. H. Nicolaides

Single umbilical artery and risk of congenital malformation: population‐based study in Norway

C. Ebbing, J. Kessler, D. Moster, S. Rasmussen

Fetal echocardiographic assessment of cardiovascular impact of prolonged support on EXTrauterine Environment for Neonatal Development (EXTEND) system

K. Ozawa, M. G. Davey, Z. Tian, M. A. Hornick, A. Y. Mejaddam, P. E. McGovern, A. W. Flake, J. Rychik

March 2020

Comparison of antral follicle count and serum anti Müllerian hormone level for determination of gonadotropin dosing in in‐vitro fertilization: randomized trial

H. W. R. LI, J. K. Y. Ko, V. C. Y. Lee, S. S. F. Yung, E. Y. L. Lau, W. S. B. Yeung​​​​​​​, P. C. Ho​​​​​​​, E. H. Y. Ng

Development and validation of predictive models for QUiPP App v.2: tool for predicting preterm birth in women with symptoms of threatened preterm labor

J. Carter, P. T. Seed, H. A. Watson, A. L. David, J. Sandall, A. H. Shennan, R. M. Tribe

Expected‐value bias in routine third‐trimester growth scans

L. Drukker, R. Droste, P. Chatelain, J. A. Noble, A. T. Papageorghiou

February 2020

Impact of low‐dose aspirin on adverse perinatal outcome: meta‐analysis and meta‐regression

J. M. Turner, N. T. Robertson, G. Hartel, S. Kumar

Impact of biometric measurement error on identification of small‐ and large‐for‐gestational‐age fetuses

D. Wright, A. Wright, E. Smith, K. H. Nicolaides

Impact of extracardiac pathology on head growth in fetuses with congenital heart defect

A. E. L. van Nisselrooij, F. A. R. Jansen, N. van Geloven, I. H. Linskens, E. Pajkrt, S.‐A. Clur, L. A. Rammeloo, L. Rozendaal, J. M. M. van Lith, N. A. Blom, M. C. Haak

Learning curve for detection of pelvic parts of ureters by transvaginal sonography: feasibility study

M. K. Aas‐Eng, M. Salama, U. Sevelda, C. Ruesch, Z. Nemeth, G. Hudelist

January 2020

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December 2019

Research priorities for the future health of multiples and their families: The Global Twins and Multiples Priority Setting Partnership

J. R. Lam, B. Liu, R. Bhate​​​​​​, N. Fenwick​​​​​​​, K. Reed​​​​​​​, J. M. N. Duffy​​​​​​​, A. Khalil​​​​​​​, on behalf of the Global Twins and Multiples Priority Setting Partnership Collaborators

Performance of fetal middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity for prediction of anemia in untransfused and transfused fetuses: systematic review and meta‐analysis

R. J. Martinez‐Portilla, J. Lopez‐Felix, A. Hawkins‐Villareal, J. R. Villafan‐Bernal, F. Paz y Miño, F. Figueras, A. Borrell

Septate uterus according to ESHRE/ESGE, ASRM and CUME definitions: association with infertility and miscarriage, cost and warnings for women and healthcare systems

A. Ludwin, I. LudwinM. A. Coelho NetoC. O. NastriB. BhagavathS. R. LindheimW. P. Martins

November 2019

Outcome of non‐visualization of fetal gallbladder on second‐trimester ultrasound: cohort study and systematic review of literature

E. di Pasquo, M. Kuleva, A. Rousseau, A. Vitucci, P. Sonigo, C. Chardot, L. J. Salomon, Y. Ville

Cost‐effectiveness of five prenatal screening strategies for trisomies and other unbalanced chromosomal abnormalities: model‐based analysis

A. Le Bras, L. J. Salomon, L. Bussières, V. Malan, C. Elie, H. Mahallati, Y. Ville, M. Vekemans, I. Durand‐Zaleski

October 2019

Risk of miscarriage following amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling: systematic review of literature and updated meta‐analysis

L. J. Salomon, A. Sotiriadis, C. B. Wulff, A. Odibo, R. Akolekar

Rare autosomal trisomies: comparison of detection through cell‐free DNA analysis and direct chromosome preparation of chorionic villus samples

P. Benn, F. Malvestiti, B. Grimi, F. Maggi, G. Simoni, F. R. Grati

Diagnosis of fetal non‐chromosomal abnormalities on routine ultrasound examination at 11–13 weeks' gestation

A. Syngelaki, A. Hammami, S. Bower, V. Zidere, R. Akolekar, K. H. Nicolaides 

Human chorionic gonadotropin and risk of pre‐eclampsia: prospective population‐based cohort study

M. Barjaktarovic, T. I. M. Korevaar, V. W. V. Jaddoe, Y. B. de Rijke, R. P. Peeters, E. A. P. Steegers

Descent of fetal head during active pushing: secondary analysis of prospective cohort study investigating ultrasound examination before operative vaginal delivery

B. H. Kahrs, S. Usman, T. Ghi, A. Youssef, E. A. Torkildsen, E. Lindtjørn, T. B. Østborg, S. Benediktsdottir, L. Brooks, L. Harmsen, K. Å. Salvesen, C. C. Lees, T. M. Eggebø

September 2019

Late‐stage Cesarean section causes recurrent early preterm birth: how to tackle this problem?

A. Glazewska‐Hallin, L. Story, N. Suff, A. Shennan

Maternal kidney function during pregnancy: systematic review and meta‐analysis

V. A. Lopes van Balen, T. A. G. Gansewinkel, S. Haas, J. J. Spaan, C. Ghossein‐Doha, S. M. J. Kuijk, J. Drongelen, T. Cornelis, M. E. A. Spaanderman

Maternal and neonatal complications of fetal macrosomia: systematic review and meta‐analysis

J. Beta, N. Khan, A. Khalil, M. Fiolna, G. Ramadan, R. Akolekar

Maternal and neonatal complications of fetal macrosomia: cohort study

J. Beta, N. Khan, M. Fiolna, A. Khalil, G. Ramadan, R. Akolekar

August 2019

Effectiveness on fertility outcome of tubal flushing with different contrast media: systematic review and network meta‐analysis

R. Wang, N. van Welie, J. van Rijswijk, N. P. Johnson, R. J. Norman, K. Dreyer, V. Mijatovic, B. W. Mol

Neurodevelopmental disorder in children believed to have isolated mild ventriculomegaly prenatally

E. Thorup, L. N. Jensen, G. S. Bak, C. K. Ekelund, G. Greisen, D. S. Jørgensen, S. G. Hellmuth, C. Wulff, O. B. Petersen, L. H. Pedersen, A. Tabor

Increased Sylvian fissure angle as early sonographic sign of malformation of cortical development

R. K. Pooh, M. Machida, T. Nakamura, K. Uenishi, H. Chiyo, K. Itoh, J. Yoshimatsu, H. Ueda, K. Ogo, P. Chaemsaithong, L. C. Poon

PARENTS 2 study: consensus report for parental engagement in the perinatal mortality review process

D. Bakhbakhi, D. Siassakos, M. Lynch, L. Timlin, C. Storey, A. Heazell, C. Burden

Birth weight and cardiac function assessed by echocardiography in adolescence: Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

S. Timpka, A. D. Hughes, N. Chaturvedi, P. W. Franks, D. A. Lawlor, J. W. Rich‐Edwards, A. Fraser

Quality‐improvement program for ultrasound‐based fetal anatomy screening using large‐scale clinical audit

M. Yaqub, B. Kelly, H. Stobart, R. Napolitano, J. A. Noble, A. T. Papageorghiou

Deep learning enables automatic quantitative assessment of puborectalis muscle and urogenital hiatus in plane of minimal hiatal dimensions

F. van den Noort, C. H. van der Vaart, A. T. M. Grob, M. K. van de Waarsenburg, C. H. Slump, M. van Stralen