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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Slaughter LA, Bonfante-Mejia E, Hintz SR, Dvorchik I, Parikh NA. "Early Conventional MRI for Prediction of Neurodevelopmental Impairment in Extremely-Low-Birth-Weight Infants." Neonatology. 2016;110(1):47-54.
Blumenfeld YJ, Davis AS, Hintz SR, et al. "Prenatally Diagnosed Cases of Binder Phenotype Complicated by Respiratory Distress in the Immediate Postnatal Period." J Ultrasound Med. 2016;35(6):1353-8.
Blumenfeld YJ, Milan KE, Rubesova E, et al. "HDlive imaging of a giant omphalocele." Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016;48(3):407-8.
Eneriz-Wiemer M, Saynina O, Sundaram V, Lee HC, Bhattacharya J, Sanders LM. "Parent Language: A Predictor for Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Care Among Infants With Very Low Birth Weight." Acad Pediatr. 2016;16(7):645-52.
Girsen AI, Mayo JA, Carmichael SL, et al. "Women's prepregnancy underweight as a risk factor for preterm birth: a retrospective study." BJOG. 2016;123(12):2001-2007.
Rose J, Vassar R, Cahill-Rowley K, Hintz SR, Stevenson DK. "Neonatal Biomarkers of Inflammation: Correlates of Early Neurodevelopment and Gait in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Preterm Children." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(1):71-8.
Girsen AI, Wallenstein MB, Davis AS, et al. "Effect of antepartum meconium staining on perinatal and neonatal outcomes among pregnancies with gastroschisis." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;29(15):2500-4.
Osmundson SS, Gould JB, Butwick AJ, Yeaton-Massey A, El-Sayed YY. "Labor outcome at extremely advanced maternal age." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2016;214(3):362.e1-7.
Main EK, Abreo A, McNulty J, et al. "Measuring severe maternal morbidity: validation of potential measures." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016;214(5):643.e1-643.e10.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "The Association of Level of Care With NICU Quality." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20144210.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Schulman J, Gould JB, Profit J. "Estimating Length of Stay by Patient Type in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(8):751-7.
Bhutani VK, Meng NF, Knauer Y, et al. "Extreme hyperbilirubinemia and rescue exchange transfusion in California from 2007 to 2012." J Perinatol. 2016;36(10):853-7.
Kantorowska A, Wei JC, Cohen RS, Lawrence RA, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of Donor Milk Availability on Breast Milk Use and Necrotizing Enterocolitis Rates." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20153123.
Murphy DP, Lee HC, Payton KSE, Powers RJ. "Platelet count and associated morbidities in VLBW infants with pharmacologically treated patent ductus arteriosus." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2016;29(13):2045-8.
Handley SC, Steinhorn RH, Hopper AO, et al. "Inhaled nitric oxide use in preterm infants in California neonatal intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2016;36(8):635-9.
Wei JC, Catalano R, Profit J, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of antenatal steroids on intraventricular hemorrhage in very-low-birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2016;36(5):352-6.
Akula VP, Gould JB, Kan P, Bollman L, Profit J, Lee HC. "Characteristics of neonatal transports in California." J Perinatol. 2016;36(12):1122-1127.
Hintz SR. "Defining outcomes for high-risk infants: Problems and possibilities." Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(8):495-496.
Rogers EE, Hintz SR. "Early neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm infants." Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(8):497-509.
Griffin IJ, Tancredi DJ, Bertino E, Lee HC, Profit J. "Postnatal growth failure in very low birthweight infants born between 2005 and 2012." Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.. 2016;101(1):F50-5.
Hintz SR, Newman JE, Vohr BR. "Changing definitions of long-term follow-up: Should "long term" be even longer?" Semin Perinatol. 2016;40(6):398-409.
Riley KL, Carmichael SL, Mayo JA, et al. "Body Mass Index Change between Pregnancies and Risk of Spontaneous Preterm Birth." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(10):1017-22.
Hintz SR, Barnes PD, Bulas D, et al. "Neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2015;135(1):e32-42.