Publications Archive

The following page is an archive of content.   This page contains  content from the following: "Dr. Kofinas publications" presents all the peer-reviewed research articles authored by Dr. Kofinas; all these articles have been published in the most authoritative American and international obstetrical journals. The section "Kofinas Perinatal Protocols" contains the management protocols that have been developed and are used by Dr. Kofinas. These protocols are unique to our practice and the reason our outcomes are far superior to the outcomes provided by the so-called "standard of care". The section "Pregnancy News" contains news and updates regarding pregnancy-related matters. Finally, the section "Pregnancy Information" presents informative articles regarding various pregnancy related subjects. Dr. Kofinas wrote most of the articles in this section; the remaining articles were authored by various authorities in pregnancy-related matters and were reviewed for accuracy and relevance by Dr. Kofinas.

Abdominal chorionic villus sampling is safe after 9.5 weeks


ACE Gene Polymorphism Pamphlet v.1.0 Web


AFI in Normal and Diabetic pregnancies


AMA Fetal Death


Amnioinfusion in patients with oligohydramnios


Amniotic fluid beta-endorphin in laboring women


Amniotic fluid reduction by amniocentesis and Indomethacin in immature pregnancy with fully dilated cervix


Antibiotic Prophylaxis in obstetrics


Antibiotics in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes


Apresoline in the treatment of severe hypertension guidelines


April 2010 Myths about Fat and Carbs on Health and Weightloss Part I


Arsenic and Lead in Hyperemesis Gravidarum


ART pregnancy Protocol ver 1 000


Aspirin is safe during pregnancy and lactation


Aspirin Pregnancy Lactation


Atrial Natriuretic peptide in pregnancy and postpartum


August 2010 Edition Essential Fatty Acids Part II


Benefits and risks of gestational fish consumption


Berkley Cellulite Solutions


Beta-endorphin release in response to the stress of labor and delivery


Bleeding during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy


Breech Delivery


BWS and AS genetic testing for IVF pregnancies


cAMP phosphodiesterase changes in pregnant and non-pregnant human myometrium


Cardio Changes In Pregnancy


Cardiovascular adaptational changes in pregnancy


Cerclage for cervical incompetence Protocol ver 1.005


Cerclage General Information


Cerebellar diameter in diagnosis of asymmetrical fetal growth failure


Cervical insufficiency preterm labor continuum


Cervical length and the risk for premature birth


Chemical toxicants and the unborn 2009


Chondrosarcoma of the uterus


Circadian variation of plasma insulin in gestational diabetes


CMV Patient Info


Comparison of fetal cerebellar measurements by two different technics


Correcting umbilical artery for fetal heart rate is unnecessary


December 2010 Edition Food and Carcinogens


December Healthcare problems 2009


Detection of fetal macrosomia by individual growth curve method


DHA reduces prematurity


Diabetes management protocol ver 1.005


Doppler in Ob Gyn Principles and Practice Chapter in MFM textbook


Doppler in Ob Gyn Principles and Practice ver 1.05


Doppler in Ob Gyn Principles and Practice ver 1.05


Ductus venosus flow reversal in acute fetal heart failure


Effect of Braxton-Hicks contraction on human myometrial functinal asymmetry


Effect of heart rate and fetal activity on Doppler 18-42 weeks


Effect of placental laterality on development of preeclampsia and growth failure


elective cs


Elective induction Economic and Health issues


Elective primary cesarean section


Elective RCD vs VBAC


enoxaparin pregnancy


Epidemiology of Recurrent Miscarriage


Facts about neural tube defects and folic acid


February 2010 Fetal Nutrition Adult Health Part II


February 2011 Edition Cervical incompetence and preterm labor


Fetal death data and graphs


Fetal death rate after 39 weeks gestation in pregnancies at large


Fetal Doppler in management of gestational diabetes


Fetal Nutrition and adult health Transcript DEC 2009


Fetal Pollution Industrial Chemicals EWG 2005


Fetal pulmonary sequestration idiopathic hydrothorax


Fetal tachycardia Letter to the Editor


Flecainide vs Digoxin in fetal supravetricular tachycardia


Ginger The health benefits


Great Obstetrical Syndromes Review


Group B Strep Infections cdc


Guidelines for Group B prophylaxis


Guidelines for Level II ultrasound (targeted anatomical fetal assessment)


Guidlines Level II


HEALTH ADVISORY FROM THE NY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


Human Gut and Health


Hypertensive Disorders Pregnancy ver 1.005


Ifrared Spectroscopy in monitoring fetal brain perfusion


Ifrared Spectroscopy in real time imaging of neonatal ischemia in piglets


Indomethacin Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool 2010


Indomethacin Procardia Instructions for patients Rev 1.06


Interrelationship of Uterine Artery Doppler in Preeclampsia and Hypertension


Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy v.1.00


January 2010 Edition


January 2011 Edition Poor outcomes in IVF Pregnancies


July 2010 Edition Essential Fatty Acids Part I


June 2010 Truth about Supplements and Vitamins


Kofinas Perinatal Outcomes


Kofinas Perinatal presents vastly improved outcomes in high-risk pregnancies


LOVE NOX


Management of pregnancies conceived by ART (IVF) ver 1.01


March 2010 Vitamin D health benefits


May 2010 Myths about Fat and Carbs on Health and Weightloss Part II


May 2010 Myths about Fat and Carbs on Health and Weightloss Part II 2


Medrol WIthdrawal schedule


Normal Doppler values Pregnancy


November Obesity 2009


Nutritional and Environmental Exposures in Pregnancy ver 1.01


Obesity in Pregnancy and Beyond


Obstetric and Gynecologic Imaging Protocol


October Thrombophilia Contorversy


Once a Cesarean Always a Cesarean


Oxytocin and Vasopressin response to nipple stimulation


Patient Info Glyburide


Patient Info Heparin


Patient Information about Heparin


Patient information about Prednisone


Pharmacokinetics of Lovenox (enoxaparin) during pregnancy


Physiological adaptation in pregnancy


Placenta and the development of fetal brain


Placenta Location is a random event


Poor outcomes in patients with low PAPP-A


Pregesterone and Estradiol in human myometrium effect on cAMP


Premature Rupture of Membranes Mechanism ver 1.00


Prenatal diagnosis of fetal horseshoe kidney


Preterm Delivery Prevention Education v. 1.01


Preterm Labor Protocol v.1.03


PROM Mechanism


PROM Mechanism ver 1.00


PROM steroids


Proper Use of Steroids in Pregnancy Equipotency Issues


Risk of stillbirth higher after IVF in Pregnancy Information


Septembe 2010 Essential Fatty Acids Part III


Small for menstrual age infant detection by individual curve


Smoking 1


Social deprivation of children premature aging


Some skin and sun basics


Spina Bifida Prevention CDC Rec


Standard of Care Argument


Steroids in Premature Rupture of Membranes ver 1.00


Stillbirth and subsequent poor outcomes


The effect of placental location of Uteine artery Doppler


The role of second trimester ultrasound in the diagnosis of placental thrombosis


Thrombophilia in children


Thrombophilia Labs Interpretation Ver 1.03


THROMBOPHILIA Pamphlet Rev 1.07


Treatment of Hyperemesis gravidarum excessive vomiting during pregnancy


Umbilical cord entanglement in twins detected by Doppler imaging


Umbilical vein varix case report


Uteroplacental Doppler in pregnancies with hypertension or preeclampsia


Vaccine Controversies


Vagina Delivery Anal Incontinence


VBAC Risky CP


VBAC Risky Editorial


Vibratory acoustic stimulation effect on Middle cerebral artery


Vitamin D supplementation saves lives 2010 LEF


Vitamin D3 supplementation guidelines


Why LMWH prevents pregnancy complications


Woman's right to refusal