Kurmanavicius

Group Leader:
Prof. Dr. Juozas Kurmanavicius

 

Name of the Institution
Department of Obstetrics
University Hospital Zurich

Street
Frauenklinikstrasse 10

City
8091 Zürich

Phone
+41 (0)44 255 51 47

Fax
+41 (0)44 255 44 30


 

Burkhardt Tilo, OA
Taktak Jihad, Informatic,
Lie Shon-Kee, Informatic,

Main Field of Research, Abstract

The group focuses on clinical information systems biomedical standards in Obstetrics and fetal medicine and quality control of fetal ultrasound examinations:

  1. Development of Clinical information system Perinat 6
  2. Accuracy of prenatal fetal weight estimation with ultrasound.
  3. Assessment of the quality of fetal ultrasound biometry.
  4. Fetal congenital malformation data base

Main Fields of Research, Keywords

Clinical information systems, Ultrasound biometry, Doppler, standards, quality control, computer, fetal malformations

Main Fields of Research, Keywords

Clinical information systems, Ultrasound biometry, Doppler, standards, quality control, computer, partogram, labor management, fetal malformations

Special Techniques and Equipment

Relational database software: SQL Server 2008 (Microsoft Inc.); .Net 4.0 ; C# and Windows presentation foundation (WPF), VFP 9.

Education and Training

not mentioned

Selected Publications

  1. Wisser J, Kurmanavicius J, Huch R, Huch A. Sinn und Unsinn eines Dopplerscreenings. Perinatal Medizin 1997;9:22-25
  2. Kurmanavicius J, Florio I, Wisser J, Hebisch G, Zimmermann R, Müller R, et al. Reference resistance indices of the umbilical, fetal middle cerebral and uterine arteries at 24-42 weeks of gestation. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 1997;10(2):112-120.
  3. Wisser J, Kurmanavicius J, Lauper U, Zimmermann R, Huch R, Huch A. Successful treatment of fetal megavesica in the first half of pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1997;177(3):685-689.
  4. Wisser J, Kurmanavicius J. Regulation of human fetal peripheral circulation during the second half of pregnancy. In: Textbook of perinatal medicine; 1998. p. 40-47.
  5. Wisser J, Kurmanavicius J, Müller C, Huch A, Huch R. Pulsatility index in the fetal anterior tibial artery during the second half of normal pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 1998;11:199-203.
  6. Kurmanavicius J, Wright E, Royston P, Zimmermann R, Huch R, Huch A, et al. Fetal ultrasound biometry: 2. Abdomen and femur length reference values. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1999;106:136-143.
  7. Kurmanavicius J, Wright E, Royston P, Wisser J, Huch R, Huch A, et al. Fetal ultrasound biometry: 1. Head reference values. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1999;106:126-135.
  8. Kurmanavicius J, Streicher A, Wright E, Wisser J, Müller R, Royston P, et al. Reference values of fetal peak systolik blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery at 19-40 weeks of gestation. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001;16:50-53.
  9. Beutler G, Kurmanavicius J, Hoffmann M, Welzl E, Huch R and Bajka M. New nomogram for foetal weight estimation based on Hadlock's two-parameter formula. Ultraschall in Med 2004; 25: 58-64.
  10. Kurmanavicius J, Burkhardt T, Wisser J and Huch R. Ultrasonographic fetal weight estimation: accuracy of formulas and accuracy of examiners by birth weight from 500 to 5000 grams. J Perinat Med 2004; 32: 155-161.
  11. Kurmanavicius J, Burkhardt T and Zimermann R. EDV unterstütze Dokumentation von Ultraschalluntersuchungen. Praxis 2004; 93: 509-514.
  12. Schäffer L, Burkhardt T, Zimmermann R, Kurmanavicius J. Nuchal cords in term and postterm deliveries - do we need to know? Obstet. Gynecol.2004; 106: 23-28.
  13. Burkhardt T, Schäffer L, Zimmermann R, Kurmanavicius J. Newborn standard weight charts underestimate the presence of small for gestational age in preterm delivered children Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2008; 199: 139.e1 – 139.e6
  14. Wade A, Kurmanavicius J. Creating unbiased cross-sectional age-related reference ranges from serial correlated measurements. Biostatistics 2009; 10: 147-154.
  15. Balsyte D, Schäffer L, Burkhardt T, Wisser J, Kurmanavicius J. Sonographic prediction of macrosomia can not be improved by combination with pregnancy specific characteristics. Ultrasound Obstet. Gynecol. 2009; 33: 453-458.
  16. Balsyte D, Schäffer L, Burkhardt T, Wisser J, Zimmermann R, Kurmanavicius J. Continuous independent quality control for fetal ultrasound biometry provided by the cumulative summation technique. Ultrasound Obstet. Gynecol. 2010; 35: 449-455.
  17. Frei S, Kurmanavicius J, Zimmermann R, von Mandach U. Puerperal symphysis fundus distance: normal values. J. Perinat. Med. 2010; 38: 173-177.
  18. Fasler T, Burkhardt T, Wisser J, Keller T, Kurmanavicius J. Senkt die Kombination von fetaler Biometrie und MRT-Pelvimetrie die Rate an sekundären Sectiones? Z. Geburtshilfe. Neonatol. 2010; 214: 68-73.

Funding

not mentioned

URL

(Institution's Address on Internet and, if available, on Intranet)
www.geburtshilfe.usz.ch