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Robert Ehsanipoor, M.D.

Robert EhsanipoorAssistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Dr. Ehsanipoor’s primary research interests include premature rupture of membranes, prediction and prevention of preterm birth, and multiple gestations.  Additional areas of interest include clinical obstetrics, prenatal diagnosis and therapy, and preeclampsia. 

Recent publications:

1. Ehsanipoor RM, Chung JH, Clock CA, McNulty JA, Wing DA. A retrospective review of ampicillin-sulbactam and amoxicillin+clavulanate vs cefazolin/cephalexin and erythromycin in the setting of preterm premature rupture membranes: maternal and neonatal outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198(5):e54-6. PMID 18455521.

2. Ehsanipoor RM, Shrivastava VK, Lee RM, Chan K, Galyean AM, Garite TJ, Rumney PJ, Wing DA.   A randomized, double-masked trial of prophylactic indomethacin tocolysis versus placebo in women with premature rupture of membranes. Am J Perinatol 2011;28(6):473-8. class="pmid1"PMID: 21170827.

3. Ehsanipoor RM, Arora N, Lagrew DC, Wing DA, Chung J. Twin versus singleton pregnancies complicated by preterm premature rupture of membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2012;25(6)658-61. PMID: 21736498.

4. Ehsanipoor RM, Haydon ML, Lyons Gaffaney C, Jolley JA, Peterson R, Lagrew DC, Wing DA. Gestational age at cervical length measurement and preterm birth in twins. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012;40(1):81-6. PMID  22045546.

5. Werner EF, Savitz DA, Janevic TM, Ehsanipoor RM, Thung SF, Funai EF, Lipkind HS. Mode of delivery and neonatal outcomes in preterm, small-for-gestational-age newborns. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(3):560-4. PMID: 22914464.

6. Ehsanipoor RM, Fortson W, Fitzmaurice LE, Liao WX, Wing DA, Chen DB, Chan K.  Nitric oxide and carbon monoxide production and metabolism in preeclampsia. Reprod Sci (Accepted).

Invited review articles

1. Ehsanipoor RM, Major CA.  Herpes Simplex and HIV infections and preterm PROM. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2011;54(2):330-6. PMID 21508703.

Case Reports

1. Ehsanipoor RM, Rajan P, Holcombe RF, Wing DA.  Limitations of ADAMTS-13 activity level in diagnosing thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2009;15(5):585-7. PMID 19022799.

2. Fitzmaurice LE, Ehsanipoor RM, Porto M. Rudimentary horn pregnancy with herniation into the main uterine cavity. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;202(3):e5-6. PMID 20207232.

3. Winder AD, Johnson S, Murphy J, Ehsanipoor RM. Epidural analgesia for treatment of sickle cell crisis during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118:495-7. PMID: 21768865.

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