Key articles on NIPT

Placental, maternal, fetal, and technical origins of false-positive cell-free DNA screening results.
Raymond Y, Fernando S, Menezes M, Mol BW, McLennan A, da Silva Costa F, Hardy T, Rolnik DL.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 Nov 25:S0002-9378(23)02055-0.

The accuracy of cell-free DNA screening for fetal segmental copy number variants: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Raymond YC, Acreman ML, Bussolaro S, Mol BW, Fernando S, Menezes M, Da Silva Costa F, Fantasia I, Rolnik DL.
BJOG. 2023 May;130(6):549-559.

The predictive value of prenatal cell-free DNA testing for rare autosomal trisomies: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Acreman ML, Bussolaro S, Raymond YC, Fantasia I, Rolnik DL, Da Silva Costa F.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2023 Mar;228(3):292-305.e6.

The accuracy of prenatal cell-free DNA screening for sex chromosome abnormalities: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bussolaro S, Raymond YC, Acreman ML, Guido M, Da Silva Costa F, Rolnik DL, Fantasia I.
Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2023 Mar;5(3):100844.

Cell-free DNA screening for rare autosomal trisomies and segmental chromosome imbalances.
Raymond YC, Fernando S, Menezes M, Meagher S, Mol BW, McLennan A, Scott F, Mizia K, Carey K, Fleming G, Rolnik DL.
Prenat Diagn. 2022 Oct;42(11):1349-1357.

Increased nuchal translucency after low-risk noninvasive prenatal testing: What should we tell prospective parents?
Kelley J, McGillivray G, Meagher S, Hui L.
Prenat Diagn. 2021 Sep;41(10):1305-1315.

Outcomes following the detection of fetal edema in early pregnancy prior to non-invasive prenatal testing.
Ramkrishna J, Menezes M, Humnabadkar K, Tse C, Maxfield MJ, da Silva Costa F, Rolnik DL, Meagher S.
Prenat Diagn. 2021 Jan;41(2):241-247.

Increasing maternal age is not a significant cause of false-positive results for monosomy X in non-invasive prenatal testing.
Sandow R, Scott FP, Schluter PJ, Rolnik DL, Menezes M, Nisbet D, McLennan AC.
Prenat Diagn. 2020 Oct;40(11):1466-1473.

The importance of ultrasound preceding cell-free DNA screening for fetal chromosomal abnormalities.
Brown I, Fernando S, Menezes M, da Silva Costa F, Ramkrishna J, Meagher S, Rolnik DL.
Prenat Diagn. 2020 Oct;40(11):1439-1446.

Rare autosomal trisomies; important and not so rare.
Sandow R, Bonnifaccio M, Ellis K, E Smet, McLennan A.
Prenatal diagnosis 2018; 10: 765-771.

Sex Discordance identification following non-invasive prenatal testing.
Richardson E, Scott F, McLennan A. Prenatal diagnosis 2017; 37: 1298-1304.

Non- Invasive Prenatal Testing for Sex Chromosome Aneuploidy in Routine Clinical Practice.
Kornman L, Palma-Dias R, Nisbet D, Scott F, Menezes M, da Silva Costa F, McLennan A.
Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy 2017.

Factors affecting cell-free DNA fetal fraction and the consequences for test accuracy.
Menezes M, Palma-Dias R, Nisbet D, Schluter P, da Silva Costa F, McLennan A.
J Maternal Fetal Neonatal Med 2017;

Noninvasive prenatal testing in routine clinical practice – An audit of NIPT and combined first trimester screening in an unselected Australian population.
McLennan A., Palma-Dias R., Da Silva Costa F., Meagher S., Nisbet D., Scott F.
ANZJOG 2016; 56: 22-28.

Menezes M, Meagher S, Costa F (2013) ‘Ethical Considerations When Offering Noninvasive Prenatal Testing.Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 35(5):195-8

Key articles on Ultrasound

Inpatient versus outpatient management of prenatally diagnosed vasa praevia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Laiu S, McMahon C, Rolnik DL.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2023 Nov 27:S0301-2115(23)00841-2.

First-trimester ventriculomegaly in fetuses with callosal agenesis: Cause or association?
Sepulveda W, Quach D, Rolnik DL, Lopez-Saiz LE, Garcia-Rodriguez R, Garcia-Delgado R, Ramkrishna J, Meagher C, Meagher S.
J Clin Ultrasound. 2023 Jun;51(5):827-832.

Congenital heart anomalies in the first trimester: From screening to diagnosis.
Rieder W, Eperon I, Meagher S.
Prenat Diagn. 2023 Jun;43(7):889-900.

Basic sonographic examination of the fetal brain at 11-13 weeks’ gestation: Rationale for a simple and reliable four-step technique.
Sepulveda W, Garcia-Rodriguez R, Martinez-Ten P, Tonni G, Grisolia G, Meagher S.
J Clin Ultrasound. 2023 Feb;51(2):300-310.

The role of melatonin in pregnancies complicated by placental insufficiency: A systematic review.
Fantasia I, Bussolaro S, Stampalija T, Rolnik DL.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2022 Nov;278:22-28.

First trimester examination of fetal anatomy: clinical practice guideline by the World Association of Perinatal Medicine (WAPM) and the Perinatal Medicine Foundation (PMF).
Volpe N, Sen C, Turan S, Sepulveda W, Khalil A, Rolnik DL, De Robertis V, Volpe P, Gil MM, Chaveeva P, Dagklis T, Pooh R, Kosinski P, Cruz J, Huertas E, D’ Antonio F, Rodriguez Calvo J, Daneva Markova A.
J Perinat Med. 2022 Apr 25;50(7):863-877.

Ultrasound findings and detection of fetal abnormalities before 11 weeks of gestation.
Brown I, Rolnik DL, Fernando S, Menezes M, Ramkrishna J, da Silva Costa F, Meagher S.
Prenat Diagn. 2021 Dec;41(13):1675-1684.

Early detection of significant congenital heart disease: The contribution of fetal cardiac ultrasound and newborn pulse oximetry screening.
Menahem S, Sehgal A, Meagher S.
J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 Mar;57(3):323-327.

Lumbosacral myelomeningocele before and after in utero repair.
Hui L, Meagher S, Gardener G.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan;224(1):108-109.

Evolution of fetal acrania from 7 to 10 weeks gestation.
Hui L, Meagher S.
Prenat Diagn. 2020 Dec;40(12):1515-1516.

Lipiodol flush under ultrasound guidance in Australia.
Sekhon J, Lee E, Lo G, Woolcock J, Ramkrishnan J, Menezes M, Tan S, Meagher S, Murphy A.
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2020 Dec;60(6):965-969.

Ultrasound Appearances of the Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence at 10 to 14 Weeks’ Gestation.
Wertaschnigg D, Reddy M, Ramkrishna J, da Silva Costa F, Sepulveda W, Rolnik DL, Meagher S.
J Ultrasound Med. 2020 Sep;39(9):1695-1700.

Early Diagnosis and Differences in Progression of Fetal Encephalocele.
Ong AGJ, Rolnik DL, Menezes M, Meagher S.
J Ultrasound Med. 2020 Jul;39(7):1435-1440.

First-trimester sonographic diagnosis of sirenomelia: A multicenter series of 12 cases and review of the literature.
Sepulveda W, Bornstein E, Andreeva E, Montano I, Gutierrez J, Martinez-Ten P, Meagher S.
Prenat Diagn. 2020 Apr;40(5):626-634.

Prenatal diagnosis of closed spina bifida: multicenter case series and review of the literature.
Milani HJF, Barreto EQS, Chau H, To NH, Moron AF, Meagher S, Da Silva Costa F, Araujo Júnior E.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020 Mar;33(5):736-742.

Cranial sonographic markers of fetal open spina bifida at 11 to 13 weeks of gestation.
Wertaschnigg D, Ramkrishna J, Ganesan S, Tse C, Scheier M, Volpe N, Ghi T, Meagher S, Rolnik DL.
Prenat Diagn. 2020 Feb;40(3):365-372.

The quality and utility of research in ectopic pregnancy in the last three decades: An analysis of the published literature.
Kemper JM, Wang HTY, Ong AGJ, Mol BW, Rolnik DL.
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Feb;245:134-142.

Alobar holoprosencephaly detected in a 9-week embryo.
Meagher S, Hui L.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jul;221(1):73-74.

The reverse boomerang sign: a marker for first-trimester transposition of great arteries.
Bravo-Valenzuela NJ, Peixoto AB, Araujo Júnior E, Da Silva Costa F, Meagher S.
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019 Feb;32(4):677-680.

Key articles on Pre Eclampsia

Dimitriadis E, Rolnik DL, Zhou W, Estrada-Gutierrez G, Koga K, Francisco RPV, Whitehead C, Hyett J, da Silva Costa F, Nicolaides K, Menkhorst E.
Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2023 Feb 16;9(1):8.

Perspectives on the Use of Placental Growth Factor (PlGF) in the Prediction and Diagnosis of Pre-Eclampsia: Recent Insights and Future Steps.
Creswell L, O’Gorman N, Palmer KR, da Silva Costa F, Rolnik DL.
Int J Womens Health. 2023 Feb 13;15:255-271.

Screening for preeclampsia in twin pregnancies.
Francisco C, Gamito M, Reddy M, Rolnik DL.
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2022 Nov;84:55-65.

Routine first trimester combined screening for preterm preeclampsia in Australia: A multicenter clinical implementation cohort study.
Rolnik DL, Selvaratnam RJ, Wertaschnigg D, Meagher S, Wallace E, Hyett J, da Silva Costa F, McLennan A.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2022 Sep;158(3):634-642.

The effect of comorbidities on the sFLT-1:PlGF ratio in preeclampsia.
Tanner MS, de Guingand D, Reddy M, Rowson S, Rolnik DL, Davey MA, Mol BW, Wallace EM, Da Silva Costa F, Palmer KR.
Pregnancy Hypertens. 2022 Aug;29:98-100.

The evolution of the diagnostic criteria of preeclampsia-eclampsia.
Tanner MS, Davey MA, Mol BW, Rolnik DL.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Feb;226(2S):S835-S843.

Prevention of preeclampsia with aspirin.
Rolnik DL, Nicolaides KH, Poon LC.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Feb;226(2S):S1108-S1119.

The impact of the definition of preeclampsia on disease diagnosis and outcomes: a retrospective cohort study.
Reddy M, Fenn S, Rolnik DL, Mol BW, da Silva Costa F, Wallace EM, Palmer KR.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb;224(2):217.e1-217.e11.

Prenatal screening for pre-eclampsia: Frequently asked questions.
Wertaschnigg D, Reddy M, Mol BWJ, Rolnik DL, da Silva Costa F.
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019 Aug;59(4):477-483.

Sepulveda W, Wong AE, Andreeva E, Odegova N, Martinez-Ten P, Meagher S (2014) ‘Biparietal diameter-to-crown-rump length disproportion in first-trimester fetuses with holoprosencephaly’, J Ultrasound Med. Jul;33(7):1165-9

S, Roberge, KH Nicolaides, S Demers,  P Villa, E Bujold (2013) ‘Prevention of Perinatal Death and Adverse Perinatal Outcome Using Low-dose Aspirin- A Meta-analysis 2013’, Ultrasound Obstet Gyneco,41:491-499

Scazzocchio E, Figueras F, Crispi F,  Meler E, Masoller N, Mula R, Gratacos E (2013) ‘Performance of a First-trimester Screening of Pre-eclampsia’ Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 208:203.e1-10

Kane, SC; Da Silva Costa, F; Brennecke, SP (2013) ‘New Directions in the prediction of pre eclampsia’, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Park, FJ; Leung, CHY; Poon, LCY; Williams, PF; Rothwell, SJ; Hyett, JA (2013) ‘Clinical evaluation of a first trimester algorithm predicting the risk of’, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Holanda Moura, SBM; Lopes, LM; Murthi, P; Costa, FS (2012) ‘Prevention of Preeclampsia 2012’, Review Article

Da Silva Costa, F; Murthi, P; Keogh, R; Woodrow, N (2011) ‘Early screening for preeclampsia’, Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 33(11):367-75

Akolekar, R; Syngelaki, A; Sarquis, R; Zvanca, M; Nicolaides, KH (2011) ‘Prediction of early, intermediate and late pre-eclampsia’, Wiley Online Library, 31:66-74