Publications

Peer Review Journals

1. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Rosenkrantz TS, Pezzullo JC, Cusick W, Vintzileos AM. Maternal, placental and neonatal associations with early germinal matrix/ intraventricular hemorrhage in infants born at <32 weeks gestation.  Am J Perinatol 12 (6): 429-36, 1995.

 

2. Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Lopez-Zeno JA, Simmens S, Minior VK, Vintzileos AM. Placental, pathologic features of preterm pre-eclampsia.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 173(4): 1097-105, 1995.

 

3. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Lopez-Zeno JA, Whittington SS, Pezzullo JC, Vintzileos AM. Relationship between placental histology and umbilical cord blood gases in preterm gestations.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 173(4): 1058-64, 1995.

 

4. Salafia CM, Lopez-Zeno JA, Sherer DM, Whittington SS, Minior VK, Vintzileos AM. Histologic evidence of old intrauterine bleeding is more frequent in prematurity.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 173(4) 1065-70, 1995.

 

5. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Popek EJ, Rosenkrantz TS, Vintzileos AM. Intrauterine growth retardation in infants of less than 32 weeks gestational age: Associated placental pathology.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 173(4): 1049-57, 1995.

 

6. Sherer DM, Salafia CM, Minior VK, Sanders M, Ernst L, Vintzileos AM. Placental basal plate myometrial fibers: Clinical correlations of abnormally deep trophoblast invasion.  Obstet Gynecol 87(3): 444-9, 1996.

 

7. Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Minior VK. Uterine allergy: associations of preterm birth.  Obstet Gynecol 88(3): 451-4, 1996.

 

8. Sherer DM, Spong CY, Minior VK, Salafia CM. Decreased amniotic fluid volume at <32 weeks gestation is associated with decreased fetal movements.  Am J Perinatol 13(8): 479-82, 1996.

 

9. Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Minior VK, Divon MY. Placental Pathology of absent and reversed end-diastolic flow in growth restricted fetuses.  Obstet Gynecol 90(5):830-836, 1997.

 

10. Sherer DM, Spong CY, Minior VK, Salafia CM. Increased incidence of fetal growth restriction in association with breech presentation in preterm deliveries <32 weeks. Am J Perinatol 14(1):35-7, 1997.

 

11. Ghidini A, Salafia CM, Minior VK. repeated courses of steroids in preterm membrane rupture do not increase the risk of histologic chorioamnionitis. Am J Perinatol 14(6):309-13, 1997.

 

12. Bernstein PS, Minior VK, Divon MY. Neonatal nucleated red blood cell counts in small for gestational age fetuses with abnormal umbilical artery Doppler studies.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 177(5): 1079-1084, 1998.

 

13. Minior VK, Divon MY. Fetal growth restriction at term: Myth or reality? Obstet & Gynecol 92(1): 57-60, 1998.

 

14. Minior VK, Bark N. Treatment of psychosis in pregnancy. The Einstein quarterly 14(2):76-87, 1998.

 

15. Ghidini A, Salafia CM, Minior VK. Lack of relationship between histologic chorioamnionitis and duration of the latency period in preterm rupture of membranes. Maternal-Fetal Medicine 7(5):238-42, 1998.

 

16. Minior VK, Bernstein PS, Divon MY. Nucleated red blood cells in growth-restricted fetuses: Associations with short term neonatal outcome. Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy 15(3): 165-70, 1999.

 

17. Minior VK, Shatzkin E, Divon MY. Nucleated red blood cell count in the differentiation of fetuses with pathologic growth restriction from healthy small-for-gestational-age fetuses. Am J Obstet Gynecol 182(5): 1107-9, 2000.

 

18. Roman AS, Rebarber A, Sfakianaki AK, Mulholland J, Saltzman D, Minior VK, Lockwood CJ. Fetal fibronectin as a predictor of spontaneous preterm delivery in the patient with cervical cerclage. Am J Obstet Gynecol 189(5): 1368-73, 2003.

 

19. Minior VK, Landi K, Gagne JP, Stephenson CS, Monteagudo A.  Congenital laryngeal atresia associated resulting in partial diaphragmatic obliteration. J Ultras Medicine 23: 291-6, 2004.

 

20. Young BK, Mackenzie A, Roman AS, Stephenson C, Minior VK, Rebarber A, Timor-Tritsch IE. Endoscopic closure of fetal membrane defects: comparing iatrogenic versus spontaneous rupture cases. J Maternal-Fetal & Neon Med 16(4):235-40, 2004.

 

21. Roman AS, Rebarber A, Lipkind H, Mulholland J, Minior VK, Roshan D. Fetal fibronectin as a predictor of spontaneous preterm delivery after multifetal pregnancy reduction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 190(1): 142-6, 2004.

 

22. Young BK, Roman AS, MacKenzie AP, Stephenson CS, Minior VK, Rebarber A, Timor-Tritsch I. The closure of iatrogenic membrane defects after amniocentesis and endoscopic intrauterine procedures. Fetal Diag & Ther. 19(3): 296-300, 2004.

 

23. Ferber A, Fridel Z, Weissman-Brenner A, Minior VK, Divon MY. Are elevated fetal nucleated red blood cell counts an indirect reflection of enhanced erythropoietin activity? Am J Obstet Gynecol 190(5): 1473-5, 2004.

24. Young BK, Stephenson CD, Mackenzie AP, Roman AS, Rebarber A, Minior VK, Mayberry P, Timor-Tritsch IE. Combined sonographic and endoscopic umbilical cord occlusion in twin and triplet gestations.  J of Perinatal Medicine. 33(6): 530-3, 2005.

 

25. Ferber A, Minior VK, Bornstein E, Divon MY. Fetal "nonreassuring status" is associated with elevation of nucleated red blood cell counts and interleukin-6.  Am J Obstet Gynecol 192(5):1427-9, 2005.

 

26. Monteagudo A, Minior VK, Stephenson C, Monda S, Timor-Tritsch IE. Non-surgical management of live ectopic pregnancy with ultrasound guided local injection: a case series. Ultras Obset & Gynecol 25(3): 282-8, 2005.

 

27. Filmar G, Panagopoulos G, Minior VK, Barnhard Y, Divon MY. Elevated umbilical artery systolic/ diastolic ratio in the absence of fetal growth restriction. Arch Gynecol Obstet 288(2): 279-85, 2013.

 

28. Minior VK, Levine B, Ferber A, Guller S, Divon MY. Nucleated red blood cells as a marker of acute and chronic fetal hypoxia in a rat model. Rambam Maimonides Med J 28(2): e0025, 2017.

Abstracts

1. Salafia CM, Ernst L, Vintzileos AM, Rosenkrantz TS, Minior VK, Kamens C.  Placental and neonatal associations with early intraventricular hemorrhage in infants born <32 weeks gestation. Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1994.

 

2. Salafia CM, Ernst L, Pezzullo J, Vintzileos AM, Rosenkrantz T, Minior VK, Kamens C. Maternal and placental associations with early intraventricular hemorrhage in infants born at <32 weeks gestation.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1994.

 

3. Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Vintzileos AM, Minior VK, Romero R.  Placental pathology of preterm labor and preterm membrane rupture <32 weeks are qualitatively similar but quantitatively different.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

4. Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Vintzileos AM, Minior VK, Romero R.  Relationship of placental lesions and fetal growth in prematurity: Does pre-eclampsia make a difference?  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

5. Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Vintzileos AM, Minior VK, Romero R.  Preterm pre-eclampsia has major pathology distinct from uteroplacental insufficiency.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

6. Salafia CM, Sherer DM, Vintzileos AM, Pezzullo JC, Minior VK, Romero R.  Relationship between placental histology and umbilical cord blood gases in preterm gestations.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

7. Salafia CM, Vintzileos AM, Whittington SS, Minior VK, Sherer DM, Romero R.  Histologic evidence of old intrauterine bleeding is more frequent in prematurity.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

8. Salafia CM, Sherer DM, Vintzileos AM, Minior VK, Romero R.  Histologic evidence of abnormal depth of trophoblast invasion is more frequent in prematurity.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1995.

 

9. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Ghidini A, Ernst L, Sherer DM.  In premature rupture of membranes and preterm labor neonatal nucleated erythrocyte number (nRBCs) is related to histologic acute inflammation and not to placental markers of hypoxia.  Oral Presentation, Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

10. Weiner Z, Divon MY, Katz N, Minior VK, Nasseri A, Girz B.  Multivariant analysis of antepartum fetal tests in predicting neonatal outcome of growth retarded fetuses.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

11. Sherer DM, Spong CY, Ghidini A, Salafia CM, Minior VK.  In preterm fetuses decreased amniotic fluid volume is associated with decreased fetal movements.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

12. Sherer DM, Spong CY, Minior VK.  In deliveries <32 weeks, breech presentation is associated with an increased incidence of intrauterine growth restriction.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

13. Sherer DM, Spong CY, Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Minior VK.  Amniotic fluid volume in preterm rupture of membranes: Association with fetal presentation and incidence of clinical and histologic evidence of infection.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

14. Salafia CM, Divon MY, Minior VK.  Chronic villitis: A process through which uteroplacental pathology is related to intraplacental vascular damage?  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

15. Salafia CM, Divon MY, Mill JF, Spong CY, Sherer DM, Jenkins CB, Minior VK.  Umbilical artery anastamosis: Revisiting an old axiom.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

16. Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Minior VK.  Uterine “Allergy” is not a cause of preterm birth.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

17. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Ghidini A, Sherer DM, Ernst LE.  Components of the biophysical profile score in the prediction of histological acute ascending infection in premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) delivered at <32 weeks gestation.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

18. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Ernst L, Ghidini A, Sherer DM.  Neonatal nucleated erythrocytes in pretem pre-eclampsia mark fetal acidosis and placental ischemia.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

19. Spong CY, Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Minior VK.  Fetal breathing movements within 24 hours of delivery in prematurity are related to histologic and clinical evidence of amnionitis.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

20. Salafia CM, Lopez-Zeno J, Starzyk K, Whittington S, Minior VK, Pezzullo J.  In preterm pre-eclampsia, patterns of placental pathology are associated with specific maternal and fetal neonatal characteristics.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

21. Salafia CM, Divon MY, Minior VK.  Correlation of comprehensive placental pathology with umbilical artery Doppler studies in growth retarded fetuses.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

22. Salafia CM, Lopez-Zeno JA, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Ghidini A, Spong CY, Ernst LM.  “Pre-eclamptic” uteroplacental pathology is associated with increased maternal mean blood pressure in spontaneous prematurity.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

23. Ghidini A, Salafia CM, Minior VK.  Does the prevalence of histologic intrauterine infection in preterm PROM increase with the duration of the interval to delivery?  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

24. Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Minior VK.  Repeated courses of steroids to enhance fetal lung maturity in preterm PROM do not increase that risk of histologic chorioamnionitis.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

25. Salafia CM, Minior VK, Pezzullo JC, Spong CY.  Histologic acute intrauterine inflammation versus clinical chorioamnionitis:  Which best predicts neonatal sepsis?  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

26. Salafia CM, Spong CY, Minior VK, Sherer DM.  The combination of severe fetal heart rate variable decelerations and decreased variability are associated with elevated initial nRBC values in preterm newborns.  Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

27. Spong CY, Salafia CM, Sherer DM, Ghidini A, Minior VK.  Severe fetal heart rate variable decelerations are associated with umbilical vasculitis/ histologic amnionitis in preterm infants. Society of Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

28. Salafia CM, Baylis C, Pezzullo JC, Minior VK, Mill JF, Ghidini A.  Intrauterine anatomy in pregnant rats treated with nitric oxide synthase inhibitors.  Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting, 1996.

 

29. Salafia CM, Ghidini A, Stone J, Minior VK, Pezzullo.  Do antenatal steroids affect placental histopathology?  Society for Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1997.

 

30. Minior VK, Bernstein P, Divon MY.  Neonatal nucleated red blood cell (NRBC) counts in small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses with abnormal umbilical artery Doppler studies.  Society for Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1997.

 

31. Ghidini A, Salafia CM, Pezzullo JC, Minior VK.  Extent of placental vascular lesions and likelihood of diagnosis of pre-eclampsia.  Society for Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting, 1997.

 

32. Minior VK, Mays T, Divon MY.  Fetal growth retardation at term; Myth or reality?  Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting, 1997.

 

33. Minior VK, Feisullin K, Divon MY.  Neonatal nucleated red blood cell counts in growth restricted fetuses: Associations with short-term neonatal outcome.  Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting, 1997.

 

34. Divon MY, Feisullin K, Minior VK, Onyeije C, Polcaro J. Maternal determinants of fetal growth. Society for Perinatal Obstetricians Annual Meeting,1998.

 

35. Minior VK, Shatzkin E, Divon MY. Nucleated red blood cell count as a predictor of perinatal outcome in infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting,1999.

 

36. Minior VK, Shatzkin E, Divon MY. Maternal and fetal causes of elevated nucleated red blood cells.  Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting,1999.

 

37. Minior VK, Shatzkin E, Divon MY. Elevated nucleated red blood cells differentiate the pathologically growth restricted fetus from the healthy but small for gestational age fetus. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2000 (Oral Presentation).

 

38. Divon MY, Sanderson M, Minior VK, Ferber A, Haglund B, Westgren M. Birth weight for gestational age percentiles in the prediction of perinatal outcome at term. Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2001.

 

39. Lindstrom K, Fernelli E, Olausson PE, Ferber A, Minior VK, Westgren M, Divon M. The impact of prolonged pregnancy on neurodevelopmental outcome. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2002.

 

40. Minior VK, Fleischer A, Seigel D. A novel protocol for the management of antenatally diagnosed placenta accreta. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2002.

 

41. Minior VK, Roman A, MacKenzie A, Stephenson C, Young BK. Endoscopic membrane closure after previable PPROM. New York Obstetrical Society Residents and Fellows Night Competition, 2003.

 

42. Roman AS, Rebarber A, Sfakianaki A, Mulholland J, Saltzman D, Paidas MJ, Minior VK, Lockwood CJ.  Fetal fibronectin as a predictor of spontaneous pre-term delivery in the patient with cervical cerclage.  New York Obstetrical Society Residents and Fellows Night Competition, 2003.

 

43. Monteagudo A, Timor-Tritsch IE, Minior VK.  Non-surgical management of ectopic pregnancy with ultrasound-guided gestational sac injection and IM methotrexate (MTX). American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Meeting, 2003.

 

44. Divon MY, Minior VK. Doppler velocimetry in obstetrics. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, Volume 31, Supplement I, 2003.

 

45. Divon MY, Minior VK, Kublickas M, Westgren M. Sonographic estimates of fetal weight beyond 38 weeks’ gestation: Accuracy at the extremes of birth weight. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2004.

 

46. Minior VK, Divon MY, Shatzkin E. Objective predictors of neonatal demise. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2004.

 

47. Young BK, Stephenson CD, Rebarber A, Roman AS, MacKenzie AP, Minior VK, Koklianaris N, Mulholland J, Timor-Tritsch IE. 2D and 3D ultrasound-guided endoscopic umbilical cord ligation with bipolar cautery in twin and triplet monochorionic gestations. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2004.

 

48. Minior VK, Levine B, Guller S, Nathanielsz PW, Ferber A, Divon MY. Elevation of fetal nucleated red blood cells (NRBC) is proportional to duration of fetal asphyxia and degree of fetal growth restriction. Society for Gynecological Investigation Annual Meeting, 2005.

 

49. Ferber A, Minior V, Bornstein E, Divon MY. Interleukin-6 as a potential mediator of acute intrapartum elevation of fetal NRBC counts.  Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2005.

 

50. Minior VK, Levine B, Guller S, Ferber A, Verma K, Nathanielsz P, Divon MY.  Antenatal fetal hypoxemia gradually increases fetal nucleated red blood cells in a rat model.  Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2005.

 

51. Filmar G, Panagopoulos G, Minior V, Barnhard Y, Divon M. Elevated umbilical artery systolic/diastolic ratio in the absence of fetal growth restriction. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2011.

 

52. Erisson S, Liu ML, Bornstein E, Minior VK, Divon MY.  Placental impedance to blood flow in birth weight discordant twins.  Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2016.

 

53. Erisson S, Bornstein E, Minior VK, Stoeffels GJ, Divon MY.  The impact of indication for admission to L&D on admission to delivery and admission to discharge time intervals. Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2016.

 

54. Gulersen M, Divon MY, Baum S, Krantz D, Maliszewski K, Minior V, DeVita M, Bornstein E.  First trimester serum analytes as predictors of pathologic copy number variants (CNV) on chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA).  Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2018.

 

55. Gulersen M, Baum S, Divon M, Singer T, Minior V, Krantz D, Bornstein E. The impact of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) on prenatal diagnostic genetic testing in IVF pregnancies.  Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting, 2018.

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