Positions

Overview

  • As a clinician-scientist John Owen has focused on collaborative research with many of my colleagues focusing on study design, data analysis and interpretation. Personal research interests include prematurity prevention and obstetric ultrasound. As former fellowship director, Dr. Owen also enjoys teaching our residents and MFM Fellows, especially in obstetric ultrasound.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2018 The Utility of Repeat Midtrimester Anatomy Ultrasound for Anomaly Detection.American Journal of Perinatology.  35:1346-1351. 2018
    2018 Estimating gestational age at birth from fundal height and additional anthropometrics: a prospective cohort study.BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  125:1397-1404. 2018
    2018 Fetal growth velocity: the NICHD fetal growth studies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  219:285.e1-285.e36. 2018
    2018 Maternal body mass index and oxytocin exposure in nulliparous women: is there an interaction associated with maternal and neonatal morbidities?Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  31:2013-2018. 2018
    2018 Estimating Gestational Age With Sonography: Regression-Derived Formula Versus the Fetal Biometric Average.Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.  37:677-681. 2018
    2018 Association of Maternal Obesity With Longitudinal Ultrasonographic Measures of Fetal Growth: Findings From the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies-Singletons.JAMA Pediatrics.  172:24-31. 2018
    2017 Cohort Profile: NICHD Fetal Growth Studies-Singletons and Twins.International Journal of Epidemiology.  47:25-25l. 2017
    2017 Maternal Depressive Symptoms, Perceived Stress, and Fetal Growth.Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.  36:1639-1648. 2017
    2017 Estimating Gestational Age From Ultrasound Fetal Biometrics.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  130:433-441. 2017
    2017 Maternal stress and neonatal anthropometry: the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  217:82.e1-82.e7. 2017
    2017 Outcomes With Cerclage Alone Compared With Cerclage Plus 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  129:390-391. 2017
    2016 Dichorionic twin trajectories: the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  215:221.e1-221.e16. 2016
    2016 The Performance of First-Trimester Anatomy Scan: A Decision Analysis.American Journal of Perinatology.  33:957-965. 2016
    2016 Can the optimal cervical length for placing ultrasound-indicated cerclage be identified?Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  48:43-47. 2016
    2016 Cerclage: Shirodkar, McDonald, and Modifications.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  59:302-310. 2016
    2016 Vaginal Cerclage: Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Management.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  59:270-285. 2016
    2016 Predictive Value of Initial Cervical Length for Subsequent Cervical Length Shortening in Women with a Prior Preterm Birth.American Journal of Perinatology.  33:350-355. 2016
    2016 Revisiting the cost-effectiveness of universal cervical length screening: importance of progesterone efficacy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  215:101.e1-101.e7. 2016
    2016 Relationship between interpregnancy interval and cervical length in high-risk women.Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  29:1205-1208. 2016
    2015 Racial/ethnic standards for fetal growth: the NICHD Fetal Growth Studies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  213:449.e1-449.e41. 2015
    2015 Ultrasonographic Fetal Weight Estimation: Should Macrosomia-Specific Formulas Be Utilized?American Journal of Perinatology.  32:968-972. 2015
    2015 Is low-dose aspirin therapy to prevent preeclampsia more efficacious in non-obese women or when initiated early in pregnancy?Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  28:1128-1132. 2015
    2015 Nulliparous Women in the Second Stage of Labor: Changes in Delivery Outcomes Between Two Cohorts From 2000 and 2011.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  126:81-86. 2015
    2015 Assessing White's classification of pregestational diabetes in a contemporary diabetic population.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  125:1217-1223. 2015
    2015 Precocious cervical ripening as a screening target to predict spontaneous preterm delivery among asymptomatic singleton pregnancies: a systematic review.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  212:145-156. 2015
    2014 Higher-dose oxytocin to prevent obstetric hemorrhage at vaginal delivery-does duration of infusion matter?American Journal of Perinatology.  31:1003-1008. 2014
    2014 The utility of ultrasound surveillance of fluid and growth in obese women.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  211:524.e1-524.e8. 2014
    2014 Risk factors for wound disruption following cesarean delivery.Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  27:1237-1240. 2014
    2014 Minimising perinatal mortality in twins: planned birth at 38 weeks of gestation for dichorionic and 36 weeks of gestation for monochorionic twins.BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology2014
    2014 Selected vaginal bacteria and risk of preterm birth: an ecological perspective.Journal of Infectious Diseases.  209:1087-1094. 2014
    2014 Mycoplasma, bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria BVAB3, race, and risk of preterm birth in a high-risk cohort.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  210:226.e1-226.e7. 2014
    2014 Minimising perinatal mortality in twins: Planned birth at 38 weeks of gestation for dichorionic and 36 weeks of gestation for monochorionic twinsBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  121:1291. 2014
    2013 Transvaginal cervical cerclage: evidence for perioperative management strategies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  209:181-192. 2013
    2013 The association of maternal obesity with fetal pH and base deficit at cesarean delivery.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  122:262-267. 2013
    2013 Oronasopharyngeal suction versus wiping of the mouth and nose at birth: a randomised equivalency trial.Lancet.  382:326-330. 2013
    2013 Vaginal progesterone, cerclage or cervical pessary for preventing preterm birth in asymptomatic singleton pregnant women with a history of preterm birth and a sonographic short cervix: Editorial commentObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:425-427. 2013
    2013 Vaginal progesterone, cerclage or cervical pessary for preventing preterm birth in asymptomatic singleton pregnant women with a history of preterm birth and a sonographic short cervix.Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  41:146-151. 2013
    2012 Association between body mass index and pregnancy outcome in a randomized trial of cerclage for short cervix.Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  40:669-673. 2012
    2012 Cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth in high risk women receiving intramuscular 17-α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate.Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  25:2686-2689. 2012
    2012 Suture type and ultrasound-indicated cerclage efficacy.Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  25:2287-2290. 2012
    2012 Protocols for high-risk pregnanciesContemporary OB/GYN.  57:47-48. 2012
    2012 What factors affect intrapartum maternal temperature? A prospective cohort study: maternal intrapartum temperature.Anesthesiology.  117:302-308. 2012
    2012 Neonatal outcomes after implementation of guidelines limiting elective delivery before 39 weeks of gestation.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  119:870. 2012
    2012 Cervical cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth.Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.  39:25-33. 2012
    2011 Midtrimester bacterial vaginosis and cervical length in women at risk for preterm birth.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  204:342.e1-342.e5. 2011
    2011 Use of ethnic-specific medians for Hispanic patients reduces ethnic disparities in multiple marker screening.Prenatal Diagnosis.  31:331-333. 2011
    2011 Cerclage for short cervix on ultrasonography in women with singleton gestations and previous preterm birth: a meta-analysis.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  117:663-671. 2011
    2011 Does midtrimester Nugent score or high vaginal pH predict gestational age at delivery in women at risk for recurrent preterm birth?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  204:46.e1-46.e4. 2011
    2011 High-dose oxytocin is not associated with maternal temperature elevation: a retrospective cohort study of mid-trimester pregnancy with intrauterine fetal demise.International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia.  20:30-33. 2011
    2010 Does midtrimester cervical length ≥25 mm predict preterm birth in high-risk women?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  203:393.e1-393.e5. 2010
    2010 Gestational age at previous preterm birth does not affect cerclage efficacy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  203:377.e1-377.e4. 2010
    2010 Cervical funneling: effect on gestational length and ultrasound-indicated cerclage in high-risk women.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  203:259.e1-259.e5. 2010
    2010 Middle cerebral artery median peak systolic velocity validation: effect of measurement technique.American Journal of Perinatology.  27:625-630. 2010
    2010 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm birth in women with prior preterm birth and a short cervical lengthObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  65:477-478. 2010
    2010 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm birth in women with prior preterm birth and a short cervical length.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  202:351.e1-351.e6. 2010
    2010 Multicenter randomized trial of cerclage for preterm birth prevention in high-risk women with shortened midtrimester cervical lengthObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  65:73-74. 2010
    2009 Racial disparities in perinatal outcomes and pregnancy spacing among women delaying initiation of childbearingMCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing.  34:392. 2009
    2009 Multicenter randomized trial of cerclage for preterm birth prevention in high-risk women with shortened midtrimester cervical length.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  201:375.e1-375.e8. 2009
    2009 Prevention of preterm birth based on a short cervix: cerclage.Seminars in Perinatology.  33:325-333. 2009
    2009 Pregnancy spacing among women delaying initiation of childbearing.Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics.  279:677-684. 2009
    2009 Racial disparities in perinatal outcomes and pregnancy spacing among women delaying initiation of childbearing.Maternal and Child Health Journal.  13:81-89. 2009
    2009 Timing of mid-trimester cervical length shortening in high-risk women.Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  33:70-75. 2009
    2008 Interpregnancy interval and subsequent perinatal outcomes among women delaying initiation of childbearing.Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research.  34:941-947. 2008
    2008 Impact of extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis on incidence of postcesarean surgical wound infection.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  199:303.e1-303.e3. 2008
    2008 Decreasing incidence of postcesarean endometritis with extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  111:51-56. 2008
    2007 Natural history of cervical funneling in women at high risk for spontaneous preterm birth.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  109:863-869. 2007
    2006 Effect of coitus on recurrent preterm birth.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  107:793-797. 2006
    2005 Do factors that are important during obstetrics and gynecology residency program selection differ by applicant gender?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:1540-1543. 2005
    2005 High-dose vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal misoprostol for midtrimester labor induction: a randomized trial.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:1065-1070. 2005
    2004 Obstetrics and gynecology residents' attitudes toward maternal-fetal medicine fellowship training.Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  16:259-263. 2004
    2004 Can shortened midtrimester cervical length predict very early spontaneous preterm birth?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  191:298-303. 2004
    2004 Number and gestational age of prior preterm births does not modify the predictive value of a short cervix.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  191:241-246. 2004
    2004 Vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin and vaginal PGE2 for second-trimester labor induction.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  104:138-145. 2004
    2004 Erratum: The association of maternal weight with cesarean risk, labor duration, and cervical dilation rate during labor induction (Obstetrics and Gynecology (March 2004) 103 (452-456) DOI: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000125151.53356.03)Obstetrics and Gynecology.  103:1019. 2004
    2004 The influence of quality-of-life, academic, and workplace factors on residency program selection.Academic Medicine.  79:417-425. 2004
    2004 Fetal open spina bifida: a natural history of disease progression in utero.Prenatal Diagnosis.  24:287-289. 2004
    2004 An outcomes analysis of five prenatal screening strategies for trisomy 21 in women younger than 35 years.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  190:721-729. 2004
    2004 Second-trimester cervical sonography: features other than cervical length to predict spontaneous preterm birth.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  103:457-462. 2004
    2004 The association of maternal weight with cesarean risk, labor duration, and cervical dilation rate during labor induction.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  103:452-456. 2004
    2003 Evaluation of the cervix by ultrasound for the prediction of preterm birth.Clinics in Perinatology.  30:735-755. 2003
    2003 What we have learned about cervical ultrasound.Seminars in Perinatology.  27:194-203. 2003
    2003 Vaginal sonography and cervical incompetence.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  188:586-596. 2003
    2002 A randomized trial of intrapartum analgesia in women with severe preeclampsia.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  99:452-457. 2002
    2002 A higher dose of oxytocin was more effective than a standard dose, when infused over 30 min, in preventing uterine atony after cesarean deliveryEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  4:120-121. 2002
    2001 Can prenatal ultrasound findings predict ambulatory status in fetuses with open spina bifida?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  185:1016-1020. 2001
    2001 Active phase labor arrest: revisiting the 2-hour minimum.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  98:550-554. 2001
    2001 Mid-trimester endovaginal sonography in women at high risk for spontaneous preterm birth.Journal of the American Medical Association.  286:1340-1348. 2001
    2001 Comparison of two oxytocin regimens to prevent uterine atony at cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  98:386-390. 2001
    2001 Laminaria versus extra-amniotic saline solution infusion for cervical ripening in second-trimester labor inductions.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  184:1145-1148. 2001
    2000 Cardiovascular effects of intravaginal misoprostol in the mid trimester of pregnancy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  183:1100-1102. 2000
    2000 Criteria for failed labor induction: prospective evaluation of a standardized protocol.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  96:671-677. 2000
    2000 Midtrimester cervical ripening and labor induction.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  43:495-512. 2000
    2000 Extra-amniotic saline, laminaria, or prostaglandin E(2) gel for labor induction with unfavorable cervix: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  96:106-112. 2000
    2000 Sonography, suspected macrosomia, and prophylactic cesarean: a limited partnership.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  43:326-334. 2000
    2000 Amniotic fluid homocysteine levels, 5,10-methylenetetrahydrafolate reductase genotypes, and neural tube closure sites.American Journal of Medical Genetics.  90:6-11. 2000
    2000 Role of amniotic fluid homocysteine level and of fetal 5, 10-methylenetetrahydrafolate reductase genotype in the etiology of neural tube defects.American Journal of Medical Genetics.  90:12-16. 2000
    2000 Ultrasound findings and multiple marker screening in trisomy 18.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  95:51-54. 2000
    1999 Prospective evaluation of free beta-subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin and dimeric inhibin A for aneuploidy detection.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  181:887-892. 1999
    1999 The association of interleukin 6 with clinical and laboratory parameters of acute pelvic inflammatory disease.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  181:940-944. 1999
    1999 Transperineal versus endovaginal ultrasonographic examination of the cervix in the midtrimester: a blinded comparison.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  181:780-783. 1999
    1999 Prophylactic cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by means of ultrasonography--A Faustian bargain?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  181:332-338. 1999
    1999 Active-phase labor arrest: oxytocin augmentation for at least 4 hours.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  93:323-328. 1999
    1999 Indicated versus spontaneous preterm delivery: An evaluation of neonatal morbidity among infants weighing American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  180:683-689. 1999
    1999 Relationship of gestational age and cervical dilation to the timing of delivery.Journal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  64:233-237. 1999
    1999 Vaginal misoprostol vs. concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose prostaglandin E2 for second trimester pregnancy termination.Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.  8:48-50. 1999
    1998 Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein and dimeric inhibin A detect aneuploidies other than Down syndrome.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  179:966-970. 1998
    1998 Routine maternal platelet count: an assessment of a technologically driven screening practice.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  179:573-576. 1998
    1998 Decision analysis.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  41:282-295. 1998
    1998 Pregnancy outcomes following sonographic nonvisualization of the fetal stomach.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  91:905-908. 1998
    1998 Prophylactic cesarean for prenatally diagnosed malformations.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  41:393-404. 1998
    1998 A randomized trial of misoprostol and extra-amniotic saline infusion for cervical ripening and labor induction.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  91:774-779. 1998
    1998 Intraoperative hypothermia and post-cesarean wound infection.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  91:582-584. 1998
    1998 Does a high carbohydrate preparatory diet affect the 3-hour oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy?Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.  7:68-71. 1998
    1997 Alphafetoprotein (afp), free beta human chorionic gonadotrophin (fβhcg), and dimeric inhibin a (ih-a) produce the best results in a three-analyte multiple marker screening test for fetal down syndromeActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Amniotic fluid pulmonary maturity studies may be unnecessary in fetuses with meningomyelocele and hydrocephalusActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 An assessment of fetal loss in twin pregnancy after midtrimester amniocentesisActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Free beta hcg subunit versus intact hcg in the multiple marker screening test for fetal down syndromeActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 I pregnancy outcomes following sonographic nonvisuajjzation of the fetal stomachActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Induction in women with an unfavorable cervix: a randomized trial of extra-amniotic saline induction (easi) versus misoprostolActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Laminaria, extraamniotic saline induction (easi) or prepidil™ for cervical ripening prior to labor inductionActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Management options in women with preterm uterine contractions: a randomized clinical trialActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose pge2 for mid-trimester pregnancy termination: a trial stoppedActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Randomized trial of single dose versus multiple dose cefotetan for the postpartum treatment of intrapartum chorioamnionitisActa diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Significance of a false positive trjsomy 18 (t18) multiple marker screening test (mmst)Acta diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Significance of a false-positive trisomy 18 multiple-marker screening test.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  90:938-942. 1997
    1997 Sonographic measurements and ratios in fetuses with trisomy 18Acta diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 The effect of inaccurate gestational ace estimation on the multiple marker screening test (mmst) for fetal down syndrome (ds)Acta diabetologica latina.  176. 1997
    1997 Alpha-fetoprotein, free beta-human chorionic gonadotropin, and dimeric inhibin A produce the best results in a three-analyte, multiple-marker screening test for fetal Down syndrome.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  177:987-991. 1997
    1997 Elevated second-trimester dimeric inhibin A levels identify Down syndrome pregnancies.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  177:992-996. 1997
    1997 Management options in women with preterm uterine contractions: a randomized clinical trial.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  177:814-818. 1997
    1997 Randomized trial of single-dose versus multiple-dose cefotetan for the postpartum treatment of intrapartum chorioamnionitis.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  177:831-834. 1997
    1997 Free beta-hCG subunit versus intact hCG in Down syndrome screening.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  90:370-374. 1997
    1997 Second-trimester maternal serum CA-125 versus estriol in the multiple-marker screening test for Down syndrome.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  89:359-363. 1997
    1997 Maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin level at 15 weeksAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  176:258. 1997
    1997 Maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin level at 15 weeks.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  176:258. 1997
    1997 One- versus two-layer closure of a low transverse cesarean: the next pregnancy.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  89:16-18. 1997
    1997 Second-trimester maternal serum ca-125 versus estriol in the multiple-marker screening test for down syndromeObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  89:359-363. 1997
    1996 Preterm delivery after indomethacin. A risk factor for neonatal complications?Journal of Reproductive Medicine.  41:903-906. 1996
    1996 Second-trimester cystic hygroma: prognosis of septated and nonseptated lesions.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  88:979-982. 1996
    1996 The effectiveness and costs of elective cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by ultrasound.Journal of the American Medical Association.  276:1480-1486. 1996
    1996 Complications of midtrimester pregnancy termination: the effect of prior cesarean delivery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  175:889-892. 1996
    1996 Effect of parity correction on Down syndrome detection by the multiple-marker screening test.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  175:1004-1007. 1996
    1996 On the use of surrogate end points for the calculation of the false-positive rate of antenatal testing.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  175:756-757. 1996
    1996 The significance of non-visualization of the fetal bladder during an ultrasound examination to evaluate second-trimester oligohydramnios.Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  8:186-191. 1996
    1996 Concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose prostaglandin E2 compared with prostaglandin E2 vaginal suppositories for second-trimester pregnancy termination.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  88:110-113. 1996
    1996 Pregnancy outcome following genetic amniocentesis at 11-14 versus 16-19 weeks' gestation.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  88:114-118. 1996
    1996 Dynamics of the fetal adrenal, cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B responses to antenatal betamethasone therapy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  174:562-565. 1996
    1996 Prognostic significance of unexplained elevated amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  87:213-216. 1996
    1996 The effect of manual removal of the placenta on post-cesarean endometritis.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  87:99-102. 1996
    1995 Determinants of the optimal time in gestation to initiate antenatal fetal testing: a decision-analytic approach.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  173:1357-1363. 1995
    1995 Comparison of multiple-marker screening with amniocentesis for the detection of fetal aneuploidy in women > or = 35 years old.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  173:1287-1292. 1995
    1995 Does magnesium sulfate affect the length of labor induction in women with pregnancy-associated hypertension?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  173:1219-1222. 1995
    1995 The influence of maternal weight on human chorionic gonadotropin in the multiple-marker screening test for fetal Down syndrome.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  173:1297-1300. 1995
    1995 Zidovudine for the prevention of vertical HIV transmission: a decision analytic approach.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  9:401-407. 1995
    1995 Screening and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria of pregnancy to prevent pyelonephritis: a cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  86:119-123. 1995
    1995 Subcutaneous tissue approximation in relation to wound disruption after cesarean delivery in obese women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  85:412-416. 1995
    1995 Gestational diabetes survey.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  172:615-620. 1995
    1995 Will αfetoprotein analysis be useful in detecting fetal anomalies in the first trimester?Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  4:257-261. 1995
    1994 Wound complications after cesarean sections.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  37:842-855. 1994
    1994 Elevated second-trimester human chorionic gonadotropin levels in association with poor pregnancy outcome.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  171:1038-1041. 1994
    1994 Prediction of preterm birth in nulliparous patients.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  171:1111-1115. 1994
    1994 The utility of fetal biometry as an adjunct to the multiple-marker screening test for Down syndrome.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  171:1041-1046. 1994
    1994 Fetal echocardiography in gravidas with historic risk factors for congenital heart disease.American Journal of Perinatology.  11:334-336. 1994
    1994 Active-phase labor arrest: a randomized trial of chorioamnion management.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  83:937-940. 1994
    1994 The predictive value of umbilical artery Doppler studies for preeclampsia or fetal growth retardation in a preeclampsia prevention trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  83:609-612. 1994
    1993 Randomized trial of prophylactic antibiotic therapy after preterm amnion rupture.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  169:976-981. 1993
    1993 The effect of low-dose aspirin on fetal urine output and amniotic fluid volume.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  169:885-888. 1993
    1993 The effect of low-dose aspirin on umbilical artery Doppler measurements.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  169:907-911. 1993
    1993 Trial of labor after a one- or two-layer closure of a low transverse uterine incision.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  168:545-546. 1993
    1993 Crosa-sectional study examining the relationship between fetal urine production and the amniotic fluid index at 38-43 weeks of gestationJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  2:117-120. 1993
    1993 Cross-sectional study examining the relationship between fetal urine production and the amniotic fluid index at 38–43 weeks of gestationObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  48:728-729. 1993
    1992 Midtrimester pregnancy termination: a randomized trial of prostaglandin E2 versus concentrated oxytocin.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  167:1112-1116. 1992
    1992 Transverse uterine incision closure: one versus two layers.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  167:1108-1111. 1992
    1992 Hemorrhagic endovasculitis of the placenta and fetomaternal hemorrhage: a relationship?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  167:860-861. 1992
    1992 Oxytocin for the induction or augmentation of labor.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  35:464-475. 1992
    1991 Oligohydramnios: antepartum fetal urine production and intrapartum fetal distress.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  165:1077-1080. 1991
    1991 Mid-second-trimester labor induction: concentrated oxytocin compared with prostaglandin E2 vaginal suppositories.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  77:297-300. 1991
    1991 Neonatal complications at term as related to the degree of umbilical artery acidemia.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  164:637-641. 1991
    1991 ReplyAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  164:236. 1991
    1991 Was there really a difference with amnioinfusion? (Reply)American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  164:236. 1991
    1990 Evaluation of a risk scoring system as a predictor of preterm birth in an indigent population.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  163:873-879. 1990
    1990 Is indicated or spontaneous preterm delivery more advantageous for the fetus?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  163:868-872. 1990
    1990 A prospective randomized study of saline solution amnioinfusion.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  162:1146-1149. 1990
    1990 Magnesium tocolysis: serum levels versus success.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  162:1177-1180. 1990
    1989 Comparison of predelivery versus postdelivery Kleihauer-Betke stains in cases of fetal death.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  161:663-666. 1989
    1989 A comparison of perinatal outcome in patients undergoing contraction stress testing performed by nipple stimulation versus spontaneously occurring contractions.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  160:1081-1085. 1989
    1989 Polyarteritis nodosa in pregnancy: a case report and brief literature review.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  160:606-607. 1989
    1988 Fetal death after successful conversion of fetal supraventricular tachycardia with digoxin and verapamil.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  158:1169-1170. 1988
    1988 Apolipoprotein A-1 in umbilical cord blood of newborn infants: relation to gestational age and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.Pediatric Research.  23:348-351. 1988
    1987 Transporting mothers with fetuses in utero to a level III perinatal center. Report of a clinical experience, 1978-1982.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  24:17-21. 1987

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Cervical Insufficiency.  288-297. 2015
    2012 Cervical Insufficiency.  271-279. 2012
    2010 Cervical Insufficiency.  373-382. 2010
    2008 The Incompetent Cervix.  263-270. 2008

    Research Overview

  • -Fetal ultrasound
    -Fetal therapy
    -Labor management
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Master of Public Health in Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Full Name

  • John Owen