Scientific Papers 2013

Peer-reviewed manuscripts

*Bold print signifies NPEC staff member.

'At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery'. Fawsitt CG, Bourke J, Greene RA, Everard CM, Murphy A, Lutomski JE. 2013. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58577.

'Surveillance during pregnancy: Methods and Response Rates from a hospital based pilot study of the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System in Ireland'. O'Keeffe LM, Kearney PM, Greene RA. 2013. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13 (180).

'Association between maternal alcohol consumption in early pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes'. McCarthy FP, O'Keeffe LM, Khashan AS, North RA, Walker JJ, Bakker PN, Dekker G, Poston L, McCowan LME, Kenny LC. 2013. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 122 (4), 830-837.

'Caesarean section and subsequent pregnancy interval: a systematic review and meta-analysis'. O'Neill SM, Kearney PM, Kenny LC, Henriksen TB, Lutomski JE, Greene RA, Khashan AS. 2013. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; 13(165). (

'Social identity influences stress appraisals and cardiovascular reactions to acute stress exposure'. Gallagher S, Meaney S, Muldoon OT. British Journal of Health Psychology. 2013.

'Advanced Maternal Age and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome: Evidence from a Large Contemporary Cohort'. Kenny LC, Lavender T, McNamee R, O'Neill SM, Mills T, Khashan AS. 2013. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56583.

'Caesarean Delivery and Subsequent Stillbirth or Miscarriage: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis'. O'Neill SM, Kearney PM, Kenny LC, Khashan AS, Henriksen TB, Lutomski JE, Greene RA. 2013. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54588.

'Caesarean section and subsequent ectopic pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis'. O'Neill SM, Khashan A, Kenny L, Greene RA, Henriksen T, Lutomski J, Kearney P. 2013. BJOG 2013: 120:671-680. 

'An epidemiological study of factors associated with preterm infant in-hospital mortality'. Lutomski JE, Molloy EJ, Dempsey EM. 2013. Ir Med J. 2013: 106(1):9-12.

'PP. 51 Perinatal Outcomes in Twin Pregnancy in Ireland' O'Mahony, AM, Meaney, S, O'Donoghue, K (2013). Archives of Disease in Childhood-Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98 (Suppl 1).

'PP. 84 The Impact of Maternal Age and Chorionicity on Obstetric Outcome in Twin Pregnancy' O'Mahoney, AM, Meaney, S, O'Donoghue, K (2013). Archives of Disease in Childhood-Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98 (Suppl 1).

'815: Trial of labor after cesarean delivery in Ireland' Lutomski, Jennifer, Greene, Richard, Meaney, Sarah, Forgeard, Natalie, Devane, Declan, Daly, Deirdre (2013). American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 208 (11).

'PP. 46 What Influences a Parent's Decision-Making For Perinatal Autopsy? A Qualitative Investigation' Meaney, S, Gallagher, S, Lutomski, JE, O'Donoghue, K (2013). Archives Of Disease In Childhood-Fetal And Neonatal Edition, 98 (Suppl 1).

'PP. 29 The Personal and Professional Impact of Stillbirth on Consultant Obstetricians' Nuzum, D, Meaney, S, O'Donoghue, K (2013). Archives of Disease in Childhood-Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98 (Suppl 1).

National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre

Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 5th Floor, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork