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Samuel T Bauer

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine
PO Box 3967, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
2608 Erwin Road, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27705
Office hours Monday - Friday: 7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  

Selected Publications


Ensuring safe and equitable discharge: a quality improvement initiative for individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Journal Article BMJ Qual Saf · May 17, 2024 OBJECTIVE: To improve timely and equitable access to postpartum blood pressure (BP) monitoring in individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). METHODS: A quality improvement initiative was implemented at a large academic medical centre in th ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Clinical quality measures in obstetrics

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · March 2024 Full text Cite

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Quality metric on the rate of postpartum diabetes screening after pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · April 1, 2023 As many as 1 in 3 patients with gestational diabetes mellitus have impaired glucose metabolism when screened postpartum. These patients have a 40% to 70% lifetime risk of progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus, but progression can be delayed or prevented ... Full text Cite

Labor epidural analgesia and the risk of postpartum depression: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

Journal Article J Clin Anesth · May 2020 STUDY OBJECTIVE: This study aims to systematically review the literature to evaluate the association between labor epidural analgesia (LEA) and postpartum depression (PPD). DESIGN: Meta-analysis. SETTING: Obstetric patients delivering vaginally with or wit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Risk Factors, Etiologies, and Screening Tools for Sepsis in Pregnant Women: A Multicenter Case-Control Study.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · December 2019 BACKGROUND: Given the significant morbidity and mortality of maternal sepsis, early identification is key to improve outcomes. This study aims to evaluate the performance characteristics of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), quick Sequenti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal leukocytosis after antenatal corticosteroid administration: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article J Obstet Gynaecol · February 2018 Although it is known that corticosteroid administration causes leukocytosis, the magnitude and length of time this leukocytosis persists is unknown during pregnancy. This study aimed to establish the expected range of maternal leukocytosis in healthy pregn ... Full text Link to item Cite

Zika virus and pregnancy

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · July 3, 2017 Full text Cite

Metabolomic determination of pathogenesis of late-onset preeclampsia

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · March 19, 2017 Full text Cite

The Zika virus and pregnancy: evidence, management, and prevention

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · February 16, 2017 Full text Cite

Maternal Deaths Due to Sepsis in the State of Michigan, 1999-2006.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · October 2015 OBJECTIVE: To identify maternal deaths due to sepsis in the state of Michigan, review the events leading to diagnosis, and evaluate treatment to identify areas for improvement. METHODS: A case series was collected for maternal deaths due to sepsis from a c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Validation of metabolomic models for prediction of early-onset preeclampsia

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · October 2015 Full text Cite

Gastroschisis: incidence and prediction of growth restriction

Journal Article Journal of Perinatal Medicine · January 1, 2015 AbstractFetuses with gastroschisis are at increased risk of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). However, there is a tendency for underestimation of fetal abdominal circumference and hence fetal weight, leading to overdi ... Full text Cite

Maternal physiologic parameters in relationship to systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · September 2014 OBJECTIVE: To establish the normal maternal range in healthy pregnant women for each component of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria and compare these ranges with existing SIRS criteria. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Embase, and ClinicalTr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal sepsis mortality and morbidity during hospitalization for delivery: temporal trends and independent associations for severe sepsis.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · October 2013 BACKGROUND: Sepsis is currently the leading cause of direct maternal death in the United Kingdom. In this study, we aimed to determine frequency, temporal trends, and independent associations for severe sepsis during hospitalization for delivery in the Uni ... Full text Link to item Cite

Vasa Previa

Journal Article Obstetrics & Gynecology · August 2013 Full text Cite

Peripartum management of dual antiplatelet therapy and neuraxial labor analgesia after bare metal stent insertion for acute myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · September 2012 A 31-year-old woman at 32 weeks' gestation presented with an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with subsequent bare metal stent placement. A multidisciplinary team coordinated the delivery plan, including anticoagulation and delivery mode. Because ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ensuring safe and equitable discharge: a quality improvement initiative for individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Journal Article BMJ Qual Saf · May 17, 2024 OBJECTIVE: To improve timely and equitable access to postpartum blood pressure (BP) monitoring in individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). METHODS: A quality improvement initiative was implemented at a large academic medical centre in th ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Clinical quality measures in obstetrics

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · March 2024 Full text Cite

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Quality metric on the rate of postpartum diabetes screening after pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · April 1, 2023 As many as 1 in 3 patients with gestational diabetes mellitus have impaired glucose metabolism when screened postpartum. These patients have a 40% to 70% lifetime risk of progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus, but progression can be delayed or prevented ... Full text Cite

Labor epidural analgesia and the risk of postpartum depression: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

Journal Article J Clin Anesth · May 2020 STUDY OBJECTIVE: This study aims to systematically review the literature to evaluate the association between labor epidural analgesia (LEA) and postpartum depression (PPD). DESIGN: Meta-analysis. SETTING: Obstetric patients delivering vaginally with or wit ... Full text Link to item Cite

Risk Factors, Etiologies, and Screening Tools for Sepsis in Pregnant Women: A Multicenter Case-Control Study.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · December 2019 BACKGROUND: Given the significant morbidity and mortality of maternal sepsis, early identification is key to improve outcomes. This study aims to evaluate the performance characteristics of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), quick Sequenti ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal leukocytosis after antenatal corticosteroid administration: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article J Obstet Gynaecol · February 2018 Although it is known that corticosteroid administration causes leukocytosis, the magnitude and length of time this leukocytosis persists is unknown during pregnancy. This study aimed to establish the expected range of maternal leukocytosis in healthy pregn ... Full text Link to item Cite

Zika virus and pregnancy

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · July 3, 2017 Full text Cite

Metabolomic determination of pathogenesis of late-onset preeclampsia

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · March 19, 2017 Full text Cite

The Zika virus and pregnancy: evidence, management, and prevention

Journal Article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine · February 16, 2017 Full text Cite

Maternal Deaths Due to Sepsis in the State of Michigan, 1999-2006.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · October 2015 OBJECTIVE: To identify maternal deaths due to sepsis in the state of Michigan, review the events leading to diagnosis, and evaluate treatment to identify areas for improvement. METHODS: A case series was collected for maternal deaths due to sepsis from a c ... Full text Link to item Cite

Validation of metabolomic models for prediction of early-onset preeclampsia

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · October 2015 Full text Cite

Gastroschisis: incidence and prediction of growth restriction

Journal Article Journal of Perinatal Medicine · January 1, 2015 AbstractFetuses with gastroschisis are at increased risk of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). However, there is a tendency for underestimation of fetal abdominal circumference and hence fetal weight, leading to overdi ... Full text Cite

Maternal physiologic parameters in relationship to systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Journal Article Obstet Gynecol · September 2014 OBJECTIVE: To establish the normal maternal range in healthy pregnant women for each component of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria and compare these ranges with existing SIRS criteria. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Embase, and ClinicalTr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal sepsis mortality and morbidity during hospitalization for delivery: temporal trends and independent associations for severe sepsis.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · October 2013 BACKGROUND: Sepsis is currently the leading cause of direct maternal death in the United Kingdom. In this study, we aimed to determine frequency, temporal trends, and independent associations for severe sepsis during hospitalization for delivery in the Uni ... Full text Link to item Cite

Vasa Previa

Journal Article Obstetrics & Gynecology · August 2013 Full text Cite

Peripartum management of dual antiplatelet therapy and neuraxial labor analgesia after bare metal stent insertion for acute myocardial infarction.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · September 2012 A 31-year-old woman at 32 weeks' gestation presented with an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with subsequent bare metal stent placement. A multidisciplinary team coordinated the delivery plan, including anticoagulation and delivery mode. Because ... Full text Link to item Cite

Early Fetal Echocardiography: Ready for Prime Time?

Journal Article American Journal of Perinatology · April 2012 Full text Cite

Impact of antenatal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposure on pregnancy outcomes in mice

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · October 2010 Full text Cite

99: Pregnancy outcomes in mice following antenatal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposure

Journal Article American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology · December 2009 Full text Cite

P25.12: Early fetal echocardiography: ready for prime time?

Journal Article Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology · September 2009 Full text Cite

Cardiopulmonary Complications of Pre-eclampsia

Journal Article Seminars in Perinatology · June 2009 Full text Cite

Abnormal Placentation

Journal Article Seminars in Perinatology · April 2009 Full text Cite

Pregnancy-Associated Death: A Qualitative Systematic Review of Homicide and Suicide

Journal Article Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey · March 2005 Full text Cite

Screening for partner violence during pregnancy

Journal Article International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics · March 2004 AbstractObjectives: An analysis of the international literature on partner violence provides insights for health care providers caring for women. Methods: Full text Cite