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May 2022

Postnatal circulation in patients with aortic stenosis undergoing fetal aortic valvuloplasty: systematic review and meta-analysis

C. N. Vorisek, D. Zurakowski, A. Tamayo, R. Axt-Fliedner, T. Siepmann, I. Friehs

Role of placental, fetal and maternal cardiovascular markers in predicting adverse outcome in women with suspected or confirmed pre-eclampsia

M. Reddy, K. Palmer, D. L. Rolnik, E. M. Wallace, B. W. Mol, F. Da Silva Costa

Valvuloplasty in 103 fetuses with critical aortic stenosis: outcome and new predictors for postnatal circulation

A. Tulzer, W. Arzt, R. Gitter, E. Sames-Dolzer, M. Kreuzer, R. Mair, G. Tulzer

Fetal myocardial deformation measured with two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography: longitudinal prospective cohort study of 124 healthy fetuses

N. H. M. van Oostrum, C. M. de Vet, S. B. Clur, D. A. A. van der Woude, E. R. van den Heuvel, S. G. Oei, J. O. E. H. van Laar

April 2022

Definition and sonographic reporting system for Cesarean scar pregnancy in early gestation: modified Delphi method

I. P. M. Jordans, C. Verberkt, R. A. De Leeuw, C. M. Bilardo, T. Van Den Bosch, T. Bourne, H. A. M. Brölmann, M. Dueholm, W. J. K. Hehenkamp, N. Jastrow, D. Jurkovic, A. Kaelin Agten, R. Mashiach, O. Naji, E. Pajkrt, D. Timmerman, O. Vikhareva, L. F. Van Der Voet, J. A. F. Huirne

Prospective evaluation of impact of post-Cesarean section uterine scarring in perinatal diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum disorder

A. M. Hussein, R. A. Elbarmelgy, R. M. Elbarmelgy, M. M. Thabet, E. Jauniaux

Spontaneous maternal coagulopathy in COVID-19

M. Graham, C. Sproule, M. Sharma, H. Likinyo, K. Glackin, D. Hurrell, A. Khalil, F. Mone

Clinical severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection among vaccinated and unvaccinated pregnancies during the Omicron wave

P. Birol Ilter, S. Prasad, M. Berkkan, M. A. Mutlu, A. B. Tekin, E. Celik, B. Ata, M. Turgal, S. Yildiz, E. Turkgeldi, P. O'Brien, P. von Dadelszen, L. A. Magee, E. Kalafat, N. Tug, A. Khalil

Early imaging predictors of fetal cerebral ischemic injury in monochorionic twin pregnancy complicated by spontaneous single intrauterine death

S. Shinar, K. Harris, T. Van Mieghem, L. Lewi, A. M. Morency, S. Blaser, G. Ryan

Diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum in high‐risk women using ultrasonography or magnetic resonance imaging: systematic review and meta‐analysis

M. De Oliveira Carniello, L. G. Oliveira Brito, L. O. Sarian, J. R. Bennini

March 2022

Real-time identification of fetal anomalies on ultrasound using artificial intelligence: what's next?

L. Drukker

COVID-19 and stillbirth: direct vs indirect effect of the pandemic

A. Khalil, H. Blakeway, A. Samara, P. O'Brien

Use of real-time artificial intelligence in detection of abnormal image patterns in standard sonographic reference planes in screening for fetal intracranial malformations

M. Lin, X. He, H. Guo, M. He, L. Zhang, J. Xian, T. Lei, Q. Xu, J. Zheng, J. Feng, C. Hao, Y. Yang, N. Wang, H. Xie

Ultrasound prediction of adverse perinatal outcome at diagnosis of late-onset fetal growth restriction

A. Dall'Asta, T. Stampalija, F. Mecacci, M. Minopoli, G. B. L. Schera, G. Cagninelli, C. Ottaviani, I. Fantasia, M. Barbieri, F. Lisi, S. Simeone, T. Ghi, T. Frusca

B-flow/spatiotemporal image correlation M-mode: novel ultrasound method that detects decrease in spiral artery luminal diameter in first trimester in primate model of impaired spiral artery remodeling

O. M. Turan, J. S. Babischkin, G. W. Aberdeen, S. Turan, C. R. Harman, G. J. Pepe, E. D. Albrecht

Peripartum echocardiographic changes in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

V. Giorgione, J. O'Driscoll, C. M. Coutinho, C. Di Fabrizio, R. Sharma, A. Khalil, B. Thilaganathan

Growth patterns of monochorionic twin pregnancy complicated by Type-III selective fetal growth restriction

S. Shinar, W. Xing, L. Lewi, F. Slaghekke, Y. Yinon, L. Raio, D. Baud, P. DeKoninck, N. Melamed, E. Huszti, L. Sun, T. Van Mieghem, Collaborators

ISUOG Safety Committee updated recommendation on use of respirators by practitioners undertaking obstetric and gynecological ultrasound in context of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant of concern

K. Salvesen, G. Ter Haar, P. Miloro, E. Sinkovskaya, C. Lees, T. Bourne, K. Maršál, A. Dall'asta, the Bioeffects and Safety Committee and the Board of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

February 2022

Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound fusion technique in gynecology

M. Bazot, F. Spagnoli, S. Guerriero

Does COVID-19 cause pre-eclampsia?

A. Khalil, A. Samara, T. Chowdhury, P. O'Brien

Increased levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 are associated with adverse outcome in pregnant women with COVID-19

J. Torres-Torres, S. Espino-y-Sosa, L. C. Poon, J. M. Solis-Paredes, G. Estrada-Gutierrez, A. Espejel-Nuñez, A. Juarez-Reyes, A. Etchegaray-Solana, Y. Alfonso-Guillen, L. Aguilar-Andrade, J. A. Hernández-Pacheco, J. R. Villafan-Bernal, R. J. Martinez-Portilla

External validation of prognostic models to predict stillbirth using International Prediction of Pregnancy Complications (IPPIC) Network database: individual participant data meta-analysis

J. Allotey, R. Whittle, K. I. E. Snell, M. Smuk, R. Townsend, P. von Dadelszen, A. E. P. Heazell, L. Magee, G. C. S. Smith, J. Sandall, B. Thilaganathan, J. Zamora, R. D. Riley, A. Khalil, S. Thangaratinam, the IPPIC Collaborative Network

January 2022

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December 2021

Key messages for obstetricians and fetal medicine specialists from the confidential enquiry into stillbirth and neonatal death in twins

A. Khalil, K. Reed

Characterization of phenotypic spectrum of fetal heterotaxy syndrome by combining ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging

E. Seidl-Mlczoch, G. Kasprian, A. Ba-ssalamah, M. Stuempflen, E. Kitzmueller, D. A. Muin, D. Zimpfer, D. Prayer, I. Michel-behnke, B. Ulm

Automated quantitative evaluation of fetal atrioventricular annular plane systolic excursion

L. Herling, J. Johnson, K. Ferm-Widlund, A. Zamprakou, M. Westgren, G. Acharya

Z-scores of fetal bladder size for antenatal differential diagnosis between posterior urethral valves and urethral atresia

F. Fontanella, H. Groen, L. K. Duin, S. Suresh, C. M. Bilardo

Evidence of possible SARS-CoV-2 vertical transmission according to World Health Organization criteria in asymptomatic pregnant women

R. Sevilla-Montoya, A. Hidalgo-Bravo, G. Estrada-Gutiérrez, O. Villavicencio-Carrisoza, M. Leon-Juarez, I. Villegas-Mota, S. Espino-y-Sosa, I. E. Monroy-Muñoz, R. J. Martinez-Portilla, L. C. Poon, J. A. Cardona-Pérez, A. C. Helguera-Repetto, Collaborators

Ultrasound characteristics, serum biochemistry and outcome of ectopic pregnancies presenting during COVID-19 pandemic

C. Kyriacou, N. Cooper, E. Robinson, N. Parker, J. Barcroft, S. Kundu, P. Letchworth, S. Sur, D. Gould, C. Stalder, T. Bourne

Transvaginal sonography determines accurately extent of infiltration of rectosigmoid deep endometriosis

M. K. Aas-Eng, M. Lieng, B. Dauser, L. M. Diep, M. Leonardi, G. Condous, G. Hudelist

Increased rate of miscarriage during second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in India

R. K. Gajbhiye, A. Tilve, S. Kesarwani, S. Srivastava, S. J. Kore, K. Patil, S. D. Mahale, N. N. Mahajan

Re: Short-term outcome of pregnant women vaccinated with BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

R. Mungmunpuntipantip, V. Wiwanitkit

November 2021

Diagnostic accuracy of transvaginal sonography for detecting parametrial involvement in women with deep endometriosis: systematic review and meta-analysis

S. Guerriero, L. Martinez, I. Gomez, M. A. Pascual, S. Ajossa, M. Pagliuca, J. L. Alcázar

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on pregnancy duration and outcome in Melbourne, Australia

D. L. Rolnik, A. Matheson, Y. Liu, S. Chu, C. Mcgannon, B. Mulcahy, A. Malhotra, K. R. Palmer, R. J. Hodges, B. W. Mol

Prediction of pre-eclampsia-related complications in women with suspected or confirmed pre-eclampsia: development and internal validation of clinical prediction model

L. Saleh, M. M. Alblas, D. Nieboer, R. I. Neuman, Y. Vergouwe, I. A. Brussé, J. J. Duvekot, E. W. Steyerberg, H. J. Versendaal, A. H. J. Danser, A. H. van den Meiracker, K. Verdonk, W. Visser

Fetal cerebral blood-flow redistribution: analysis of Doppler reference charts and association of different thresholds with adverse perinatal outcome

H. Wolf, T. Stampalija, C. C. Lees, the TRUFFLE Study Group

Maternal plasma soluble neuropilin-1 is downregulated in fetal growth restriction complicated by abnormal umbilical artery Doppler: a pilot study

B. Porter, D. Maulik, S. Babbar, T. Schrufer-Poland, J. Allsworth, S. Q. Ye, D. P. Heruth, T. Lei

Change in cervical length after arrested preterm labor and risk of preterm birth

K. N. Rennert, S. H. Breuking, E. Schuit, M. N. Bekker, M. Woiski, M. A. de Boer, M. Sueters, H. C. J. Scheepers, M. T. M. Franssen, E. Pajkrt, B. W. J. Mol, M. Kok, F. J. R. Hermans

Psychological impact of early miscarriage and client satisfaction with treatment: comparison between expectant management and misoprostol treatment in a randomized controlled trial

A. Fernlund, L. Jokubkiene, P. Sladkevicius, L. Valentin, K. Sjöström

Interobserver agreement of transvaginal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in local staging of cervical cancer

K. Pálsdóttir, S. Fridsten, L. Blomqvist, Z. Alagic, D. Fischerova, A. Gaurilcikas, K. Hasselrot, F. Jäderling, A. C. Testa, A. Sundin, E. Epstein

October 2021

Fetal hydrops and the Incremental yield of Next-generation sequencing over standard prenatal Diagnostic testing (FIND) study: prospective cohort study and meta-analysis

F. Mone, R. Y. Eberhardt, M. E. Hurles, D. J. Mcmullan, E. R. Maher, J. Lord, L. S. Chitty, E. Dempsey, T. Homfray, J. L. Giordano, R. J. Wapner, L. Sun, T. N. Sparks, M. E. Norton, M. D. Kilby

Routine first-trimester combined screening for pre-eclampsia: pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A or placental growth factor?

L. Noël, G. P. Guy, S. Jones, K. Forenc, E. Buck, A. T. Papageorghiou, B. Thilaganathan

Percutaneous fetoscopic spina bifida repair: effect on ambulation and need for postnatal cerebrospinal fluid diversion and bladder catheterization

D. A. Lapa, R. H. Chmait, Y. Gielchinsky, M. Yamamoto, N. Persico, M. Santorum, M. M. Gil, L. Trigo, R. A. Quintero, K. H. Nicolaides

Performance of a targeted cell-free DNA prenatal test for 22q11.2 deletion in a large clinical cohort

E. Bevilacqua, J. C. Jani, R. Chaoui, E.-K. A. Suk, R. Palma-Dias, T.-M. Ko, S. Warsof, R. Stokowski, K. J. Jones, F. R. Grati, M. Schmid

Transperineal ultrasound assessment of fetal head elevation by maneuvers used for managing umbilical cord prolapse

A. H. W. Kwan, P. Chaemsaithong, L. Wong, W. T. Tse, A. S. Y. Hui, L. C. Poon, T. Y. Leung

September 2021

Prediction of postnatal outcome in fetuses with congenital lung malformation: 2-year follow-up study

N. C. J. Peters, A. Hijkoop, S. M. Hermelijn, M. M. van Schoonhoven, A. J. Eggink, J. van Rosmalen, S. C. M. Cochius-den Otter, D. Tibboel, H. IJsselstijn, J. M. Schnater, T. E. Cohen-Overbeek

Twin chorionicity-specific population birth-weight charts adjusted for estimated fetal weight

C. Briffa, O. Stirrup, C. Huddy, J. Richards, S. Shetty, K. Reed, A. Khalil

Short-term outcome of pregnant women vaccinated with BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

S. Bookstein Peretz, N. Regev, L. Novick, M. Nachshol, E. Goffer, A. Ben-David, K. Asraf, R. Doolman, E. Gal Levin, G. Regev Yochay, Y. Yinon

Combination of Proactive Molecular Risk Classifier for Endometrial cancer (ProMisE) with sonographic and demographic characteristics in preoperative prediction of recurrence or progression of endometrial cancer

L. S. E. Eriksson, D. Nastic, P. G. Lindqvist, S. Imboden, H. Järnbert-Pettersson, J. W. Carlson, E. Epstein

Severe fetal brain damage subsequent to acute maternal hypoxemic deterioration in COVID-19

A. L. Düppers, B. Bohnhorst, E. Bültmann, T. Schulz, L. Higgins-Wood, C. S. von Kaisenberg

August 2021

Differentiation between TTTS Stages I vs II and III vs IV does not affect probability of double survival after laser therapy

C. Bamberg, W. Diehl, A. Diemert, S. Sehner, K. Hecher

Fetal–placental blood flow and neurodevelopment in childhood: population-based neuroimaging study

S. Sammallahti, H. Tiemeier, S. Louwen, E. Steegers, M. Hillegers, V. W. V. Jaddoe, T. White

Normal human brainstem development in vivo: a quantitative fetal MRI study

G. O. Dovjak, V. Schmidbauer, P. C. Brugger, G. M. Gruber, M. Diogo, S. Glatter, M. Weber, B. Ulm, D. Prayer, G. J. Kasprian

Value of cervical electrical impedance spectroscopy to predict spontaneous preterm delivery in asymptomatic women: the ECCLIPPx prospective cohort study

D. O. C. Anumba, V. Stern, J. T. Healey, S. Dixon, B. H. Brown

ISUOG Practice Guidelines (updated): use of Doppler velocimetry in obstetrics

A. Bhide, G. Acharya, A. Baschat, C. M. Bilardo, C. Brezinka, D. Cafici, C. Ebbing, E. Hernandez-Andrade, K. Kalache, J. Kingdom, T. Kiserud, S. Kumar, W. Lee, C. Lees, K. Y. Leung, G. Malinger, G. Mari, F. Prefumo, W. Sepulveda, B. Trudinger

July 2021

Call to action: long-term neurodevelopment in monochorionic twins

A. Khalil, R. Townsend, K. Reed, E. Lopriore

Improved neurodevelopmental prognostication in isolated corpus callosal agenesis: fetal magnetic resonance imaging-based scoring system

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

Fetal loss after chorionic villus sampling in twin pregnancy

T. Elger, R. Akolekar, A. Syngelaki, C. De Paco Matallana, F. S. Molina, M. Gallardo Arozena, P. Chaveeva, N. Persico, V. Accurti, K. O. Kagan, N. Prodan, J. Cruz, K. H. Nicolaides

Application of an individualized nomogram in first-trimester screening for trisomy 21

Y. Sun, L. Zhang, D. Dong, X. Li, J. Wang, C. Yin, L. C. Poon, J. Tian, Q. Wu

Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula: prenatal sonographic manifestation from early to late pregnancy

E. Kassif, T. Weissbach, A. Kushnir, S. Shust-Barequet, T. Elkan-Miller, R. Mazkereth, A. Weissmann-Brenner, R. Achiron, B. Weisz

Ultrasound and Doppler findings in pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection

E. Soto-Torres, E. Hernandez-Andrade, E. Huntley, H. Mendez-Figueroa, S. C. Blackwell

ISUOG statement on the non-diagnostic use of ultrasound in pregnancy

K. Salvesen, J. Abramowicz, G. Ter Haar, P. Miloro, E. Sinkovskaya, A. Dall'Asta, K. Maršál, C. Lees, Board of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

ESGO/ISUOG/IOTA/ESGE Consensus Statement on preoperative diagnosis of ovarian tumors

D. Timmerman, F. Planchamp, T. Bourne, C. Landolfo, A. du Bois, L. Chiva, D. Cibula, N. Concin, D. Fischerova, W. Froyman, G. Gallardo, B. Lemley, A. Loft, L. Mereu, P. Morice, D. Querleu, A. C. Testa, I. Vergote, V. Vandecaveye, G. Scambia, C. Fotopoulou

June 2021

Controversies in the management of twin pregnancy

A. Khalil, B. Liu

Infant outcome after active management of early-onset fetal growth restriction with absent or reversed umbilical artery blood flow

E. Morsing, J. Brodszki, A. Thuring, K. Maršál

Perinatal and infant outcome of fetuses with prenatally diagnosed hyperechogenic kidney

A. Yulia, R. Napolitano, A. Aiman, D. Desai, N. Johal, M. Whitten, F. Ushakov, P. P. Pandya, P. J. D. Winyard

Relationship between viral load, infection-to-delivery interval and mother-to-child transfer of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

L. C. Poon, B. W. Leung, T. Ma, F. N. Y. Yu, C. W. Kong, T. K. Lo, P. L. So, W. C. Leung, W. Shu, K. W. Cheung, S. Moungmaithong, C. C. Wang

Influenza season during COVID-19 pandemic: the storm that never came

M. Elsaddig, E. Kalafat, P. O'Brien, A. Khalil

Increased incidence of first-trimester miscarriage during the COVID-19 pandemic

K. G. Sacinti, E. Kalafat, Y. E. Sukur, A. Koc

ISUOG statement on the safe use of Doppler for fetal ultrasound examination in the first 13 + 6 weeks of pregnancy (updated)

K. Salvesen, J. Abramowicz, G. Ter Haar, P. Miloro, E. Sinkovskaya, A. Dall'Asta, K. Maršál, C. Lees, the Board of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)