Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Research Centre
Harris-WellbeingPreterm Birth Research Centre 

Publications

2018 - Publications recognising Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

 

Medley N, Vogel JP, Care A, Alfirevic Z

‘Interventions during pregnancy to prevent preterm birth: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews’

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD012505

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012505.pub2

 

Osaghae B E, Arrowsmith S, Wray S

‘Gestational and Hormonal Effects on Magnesium Sulfate’s Ability to Inhibit Mouse Uterine Contractility’

Reproductive Sciences 1-10

DOI: 10.1177/1933719119828089

 

Care A, Ingleby L, Alfirevic Z, Sharp A

‘The influence of the introduction of national guidelines on preterm birth prevention practice: UK experience’ (2018)

BJOG https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15549

 

Carter J, Tribe RM, Sandall J, Shennan AH; UK Preterm Clinical Network

‘The Preterm Clinical Network (PCN) Database: a web-based systematic method of collecting data on the care of women at risk of preterm birth’

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Aug 17;18(1):335

 

Ivandic J, Care A, Goodfellow L, Poljak B, Sharp A, Roberts D, Alfirevic Z

‘Cervical pessary for short cervix in high risk pregnant women: 5 year experience in a single centre’

The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2018 Sep 25:1-7

 

Sterpu I, Anfelter P, Wray S, Kaihola H, Åkerud H, Wiberg-Itzel E

The association of second trimester biomarkers in amniotic fluid and fetal outcome

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2018 May 6:1-6. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2018.1469127

 

Almohanna A, Wray S

Hypoxic Conditioning in blood vessels and smooth muscle tissues: effects on function, mechanisms, and unknowns’

Am J Physiol Hert Circ Physiol. 315(4):H756-H770

2017 - Publications recognising Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

 

Alfirevic Z, Stampalija T, Medley N

‘Cervical stitch (cerclage) for preventing preterm birth in singleton pregnancy’

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD008991. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008991.pub3

 

Medley N, Poljak B, Mammarella S, Alfirevic Z

‘Clinical guidelines for prevention and management of preterm birth: a systematic review’

BJOG: 20 Feb 2018. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.15173

 

Van 't Hooft J, Alfirevic Z, Asztalos EV, Biggio JR, Dugoff L, Hoffman M, Lee

G, Mol BW, Pacagnella RC, Pajkrt E, Saade GR, Shennan AH, Vayssière C, Khan KS

‘CROWN initiative and preterm birth prevention: researchers and editors commit to

implement core outcome sets’

BJOG. 2018 Jan;125(1):8-11. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14987. PubMed PMID: 29055092.

 

Berghella V, Palacio M, Ness A, Alfirevic Z, Nicolaides KH, Saccone G.

‘Cervical length screening for prevention of preterm birth in singleton pregnancy

with threatened preterm labor: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized

controlled trials using individual patient-level data’

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar;49(3):322-329. doi: 10.1002/uog.17388. Epub 2017 Feb 8. Review. PubMed PMID: 27997053.

 

Arrowsmith S, Keov P, Muttenthaler M, Gruber CW.

Contractility Measurements of Human Uterine Smooth Muscle to Aid Drug Development.

Journal of visualised experiments: JoVE, January 2018, issue 131.

Link to video : Contractility Measurements of Human Uterine Smooth Muscle to Aid Drug Development

 

Muttenthaler M, Andersson Å, Vetter I, Menon R, Busnelli M, Ragnarsson L, Bergmayr C, Arrowsmith S, Deuis JR, Chiu HS, Palpant NJ, O'Brien M, Smith TJ, Wray S, Neumann ID, Gruber CW, Lewis RJ, Alewood PF

 Subtle modifications to oxytocin produce ligands that retain potency and improved selectivity across species.

Science Signalling: December 2017, volume 10, issue 508

 

S Arrowsmith

'Oxytocin Receptor'

Encyclopedia of signaling molecules (2nd Edition), pg 3694-3704 Ed. Sangdun Choi

ISBN 978-3-319-67198-7 Springer International Publishing

2016 - Publications recognising Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

 

Development of a human vasopressin V1a-receptor antagonist from an evolutionary-related insect neuropeptide

Di Giglio MG, Muttenthaler M, Harpsøe K, Liutkeviciute Z, Keov P, Eder T, Rattei T, Arrowsmith S, Wray S, Marek A, Elbert T, Alewood PF, Gloriam DE, Gruber CW

Scientific Reports. 2017 Feb 1;7:41002

 

The combination tocolytic effect of magnesium sulfate and an oxytocin receptor antagonist in myometrium from singleton and twin pregnancies

Arrowsmith S, Neilson J, Wray S

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 ;215(6):789.e1-789.e9

 

Ethnobotanical survey of Rinorea dentata (Violaceae) used in South-Western Nigerian ethnomedicine and detection of cyclotides

Attah AF, Hellinger R, Sonibare MA, Moody JO, Arrowsmith S, Wray S, Gruber CW.

(2016). . J Ethnopharmacol.;179:83-91

 

Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants (Review)

Moore ER, Bergman N, Anderson GC, Medley N

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 11.  Art. No: CD003519

 

Interventions during pregnancy to prevent spontaneous preterm birth: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews (Protocol)

Medley N, Vogel JP, Care A, Alfirevic Z

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1.  Art. No: CD012505

 

Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth (Review)

Roberts D, Brown J, Medley N, Dalziel SR

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3.  Art. No: CD004454

2015 - Publications recognising Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

 

Differing in vitro potencies of tocolytics and progesterone in myometrium from singleton and twin pregnancies 

Arrowsmith S, Neilson J, Bricker L and Wray S

Reprod Sci. 2015

 

Hypoxia-induced force increase (HIFI) is a novel mechanism underlying the strengthening of labor contractions, produced by hypoxic stresses

Alotaibi M, Arrowsmith S & Wray S

PNAS, 2015

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Harris-Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

University of Liverpool

1st Floor, Liverpool Women's Hospital

Crown Street

Liverpool

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