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

      Kahrs, Birgitte Heiberg; Usman, Sana; Ghi, T; Youssef, A; Torkildsen, Erik A.; Lindtjørn, Elsa; Østborg, Tilde Broch; Benediktsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Brooks, L; Harmsen, Lotte; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Lees, C; Eggebø, Torbjørn Moe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives To investigate if descent of the fetal head during active pushing is associated with duration of operative vaginal delivery, mode of delivery and neonatal outcome in nulliparous women with prolonged second stage ...
    • Effects of supervised exercise training during pregnancy on psychological well-being among overweight and obese women: secondary analyses of the ETIP-trial, a randomised controlled trial 

      Garnæs, Kirsti Krohn; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Mørkved, Siv; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Salvesen, Øyvind; Moholdt, Trine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives Women with high body mass index (BMI) have increased risk for symptoms of anxiety and depression during pregnancy and postpartum. In this prespecified secondary analysis from the exercise training in pregnancy ...
    • Exercise Training in Pregnancy for obese women (ETIP): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial 

      Moholdt, Trine Tegdan; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Ingul, Charlotte Bjørk; Vik, Torstein; Oken, Emily; Mørkved, Siv (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Both maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and excessive gestational weight gain are increasing in prevalence and associated with a number of adverse pregnancy outcomes for both mother and child. Observational studies regarding ...
    • External validation of prognostic models predicting pre-eclampsia: individual participant data meta-analysis 

      Snell, Kym I.E.; Allotey, John; Smuk, Melanie; Hooper, Richard; Chan, Claire; Ahmed, Asif; Chappell, Lucy C.; Von Dadelszen, Peter; Green, Marcus; Kenny, Louise; Khalil, Asma; Khan, Khalid; Mol, Ben W.; Myers, Jenny; Poston, Lucilla; Thilaganathan, Basky; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Smith, Gordon C.S.; Ganzevoort, Wessel; Laivuori, Hannele; Odibo, Anthony; Arenas Ramírez, Javier; Kingdom, John; Daskalakis, George; Farrar, Diane; Baschat, Ahmet A.; Seed, Paul T.; Prefumo, Federico; da Silva Costa, Fabricio; Groen, Henk; Audibert, Francois; Masse, Jacques; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Haavaldsen, Camilla; Nagata, Chie; Rumbold, Alice R.; Heinonen, Seppo; Askie, Lisa; Smits, Luc; Vinter, Christina; Magnus, Per; Eero, Kajantie; Villa, Pia M.; Jenum, Anne Karen; Andersen, Louise B.; Norman, Jane E.; Ohkuchi, Akihide; Eskild, Anne; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; McAuliffe, Fionnuala; Galindo, Alberto; Herraiz, Ignacio; Carbillon, Lionel; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Yeo, SeonAe; Browne, Joyce L.; Moons, Karel G.M.; Riley, Richard D.; Thangaratinam, Shakila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Early identification of women at risk during pregnancy is required to plan management. Although there are many published ...
    • Factors associated with time to pregnancy in women with axial spondyloarthritis: A registry-based multicenter study 

      Ursin, Kristin; Lydersen, Stian; Skomsvoll, Johan Fredrik; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Koksvik, Hege; Jakobsen, Bente; Wallenius, Marianne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective To study time to pregnancy (TTP) and factors associated with TTP in women with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), compared to women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods We included 274 women with axSpA and ...
    • Gestational weight gain outside the Institute of Medicine recommendations and adverse pregnancy outcomes: analysis using individual participant data from randomised trials 

      Rogozińska, Ewelina; Zamora, Javier; Marlin, Nadine; Betran, Ana Pilar; Astrup, Arne; Bogaerts, Annick; Cecatti, José Guilherme; Dodd, Jodie M.; Facchinetti, Fabio; Geiker, Nina Rica Wium; Haakstad, Lene Annette Hagen; Hauner, Hans; Jensen, Dorte M.; Kinnunen, Tarja I.; Mol, Ben Willem J.; Owens, Julie; Phelan, Suzanne; Renault, Kristina; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Shub, Alexis; Surita, Fernanda; Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Teede, Helena; van Poppel, Mireille N.M.; Vinter, Christina Anne; Khan, Khalid S.; Thangaratinam, Shakila (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background:High Body Mass Index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) affect an increasing number ofpregnancies. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has issued recommendations on the optimal GWG for womenaccording to their ...
    • Hemoglobin A1c as screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in Nordic Caucasian women 

      Odsæter, Ingrid Hov; Åsberg, Arne; Vanky, Eszter; Mørkved, Siv; Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Carlsen, Sven Magnus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increases the risk for preeclampsia and macrosomia. GDM is conventionally diagnosed by an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a marker for the ...
    • Hysterotomy level at cesarean section and occurrence of large scar defects: a randomized single-blind trial 

      Vikhareva, Olga; Skott Rickle, G; Lavesson, T; Nedopekina, E; Brandell, K; Salvesen, Kjell Å (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective To study the association between the level of Cesarean hysterotomy and the presence of large uterine scar defects 6–9 months after delivery. Methods This was a two-center, randomized, single-blind trial of ...
    • Impact of job adjustment, pain location and exercise on sick leave due to lumbopelvic pain in pregnancy: a longitudinal study 

      Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Vøllestad, Nina Køpke; Mørkved, Siv; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Stendal Robinson, Hilde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective: To identify factors associated with sick leave due to lumbopelvic pain (LPP) in pregnancy. Design: Prospective cohort study using participants from a randomized controlled trial (RCT) designed to study the ...
    • Levator ani muscle injury and risk for urinary and fecal incontinence in parous women from a normal population, a cross-sectional study 

      Mathew, Seema; Guzmán Rojas, Rodrigo A.; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Volløyhaug, Ingrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Aims To study possible associations between levator ani muscle (LAM) injury and urinary incontinence (UI) and fecal incontinence (FI) and possible associations between bladder neck descent (BND), urethral funneling, and ...
    • Regular antenatal exercise including pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence 3 months postpartum-Follow up of a randomized controlled trial 

      Johannesen, Hege; Frøshaug, Betina Ekelund; Lysåker, Pernille J G; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Lukasse, Mirjam; Mørkved, Siv; Stafne, Signe Nilssen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction Urinary incontinence is a frequently reported condition among women with pregnancy and delivery as established risk factors. The aims of this study were to evaluate the effect of an antenatal exercise program ...
    • The effect of an exercise program in pregnancy on vitamin D status among healthy, pregnant Norwegian women: a randomized controlled trial 

      Gustafsson, Miriam K.; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Stunes, Astrid Kamilla; Mørkved, Siv; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Thorsby, Per Medbøe; Mosti, Mats Peder; Syversen, Unni (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women worldwide. Regular prenatal exercise is considered beneficial for maternal and fetal health. There is a knowledge gap regarding the impact of prenatal ...
    • Uterine artery Doppler in pregnancy: Women with PCOS compared to healthy controls 

      Stridsklev, Solhild; Salvesen, Øyvind; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Carlsen, Sven Magnus; Vanky, Eszter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The objective of this study was to investigate possible differences in uterine artery pulsatility index (UtAPI) between pregnant women with PCOS and healthy controls and to explore possible effects of metformin on UtAPI. ...
    • Validation and development of models using clinical, biochemical and ultrasound markers for predicting pre-eclampsia: an individual participant data meta-analysis 

      Allotey, John; Snell, Kym I.E.; Smuk, Melanie; Hooper, Richard; Chan, Claire; Ahmed, Asif; Chappell, Lucy C.; von Dadelszen, Peter; Dodds, Julie; Green, Marcus; Kenny, Louise; Khalil, Asma; Khan, Khalid S.; Mol, Ben W.; Myers, Jenny; Poston, Lucilla; Thilaganathan, Basky; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Smith, Gordon C.S.; Ganzevoort, Wessel; Laivuori, Hannele; Odibo, Anthony O.; Ramírez, Javier A.; Kingdom, John; Daskalakis, George; Farrar, Diane; Baschat, AA; Seed, PT; Prefumo, F; da Silva Costa, F; Groen, H; Audibert, F; Masse, J; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Haavaldsen, Camilla; Nagata, C; Rumbold, Alice R.; Heinonen, Seppo; Askie, LM; Smits, LJ; Vinter, CA; Magnus, Per; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Villa, PM; Jenum, Anne Karen; Andersen, LB; Norman, JE; Ohkuchi, A; Eskild, Anne; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; McAuliffe, Fionnuala M.; Galindo, Alberto; Herraiz, Ignacio; Carbillon, , Lionel; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Yeo, SeonAe; Teede, Helena J.; Browne, Joyce L; Moons, Karel G.M.; Riley, Richard D; Thangaratinam, Shakila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Early identification of women at risk is needed to plan management. Objectives: To assess the performance of existing pre-eclampsia ...
    • Vitamin D and stress urinary incontinence in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study 

      Stafne, Signe Nilssen; Mørkved, Siv; Gustafsson, Miriam Katarina; Syversen, Unni; Stunes, Astrid Kamilla; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Johannessen, Hege Hølmo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective To assess the association between levels of vitamin D and urinary incontinence (UI) in pregnancy. Design A cross‐sectional study. Secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Setting Two university ...