ARTICLES

Blondel B, Alexander S, Bjarnadóttir RI, Gissler M, Langhoff-Roos J, Novak-Antolič Ž, Prunet C, Zhang WH, Hindori-Mohangoo AD, Zeitlin J; Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. Variations in rates of severe perineal tears and episiotomies in 20 European countries: a study based on routine national data in Euro-Peristat Project. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2016 Mar 9. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12894. [Epub ahead of print]

Heino A, Gissler M, Hindori-Mohangoo AD, Blondel B, Klungsøyr K, Verdenik I, Mierzejewska E, Velebil P, Sól Ólafsdóttir H, Macfarlane A, Zeitlin J. Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee.Variations in Multiple BirthRates and Impact on Perinatal Outcomes in Europe. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 1;11(3):e0149252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149252. eCollection 2016. Available in Open Access

Zeitlin J, Mortensen L, Prunet C, Macfarlane A, Hindori-Mohangoo AD, Gissler M, Szamotulska K, van der Pal K, Bolumar F, Andersen AM, Ólafsdóttir HS, Zhang WH, Blondel B, Alexander S; Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Jan 19;16(1):15. doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-0804-4. Available in Open Access

M. Delnord; K. Szamotulska; A.D. Hindori-Mohangoo; B. Blondel; A.J. Macfarlane; N. Dattani; C. Barona; S. Berrut; I. Zile; R. Wood; L. Sakkeus; M. Gissler; J. Zeitlin, the Euro-Peristat Scienfitic Committee. Linking databases on perinatal health: a review of the literature and current practices in Europe. The European Journal of Public Health 2016; doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv23. Available in Open Access

Zeitlin J, Mortensen L, Cuttini M, Lack N, Nijhuis J, Haidinger G, Blondel B, Hindori-Mohangoo AD; and the Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. Declines in stillbirth and neonatal mortality rates in Europe between 2004 and 2010: results from the Euro-Peristat project. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Dec 30. pii: jech-2015-207013. doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-207013. [Epub ahead of print] Available in Open Access

AJ Macfarlane, B Blondel, AD Mohangoo, M Cuttini, J Nijhuis, Z Novak, HS Olafsdottir, J Zeitlin, the Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. Wide differences in mode of delivery within Europe: risk-stratified analyses of aggregated routine data from the Euro-Peristat study. BJOG 2015. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13284. Available in Open Access

Delnord M, Blondel B, Zeitlin J. What contributes to disparities in the preterm birth rate in European countries? Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb 17.2015 Apr;27(2):133-42. Available in Open Access

Delnord M, Blondel B, Drewniak N, Klungsoyr K, Bolumar F, Mohangoo A, Gissler M, Szamotulska K, Lack N, Nijhuis J, Velebil P, Sakkeus L, Chalmers J, Zeitlin J. Varying gestational age patterns in cesarean delivery: an international comparison. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:321. Available in Open Access

Zeitlin J, Mohangoo AD, Delnord M, Cuttini M; EURO-PERISTAT Scientific Committee.The second European Perinatal Health Report: documenting changes over 6 years in the health of mothers and babies in Europe. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2013 Dec 1;67(12):983-5. doi: 10.1136/jech-2013-203291. Epub 2013 Sep 19. Available in Open Access

Zeitlin J, Szamotulska K, Drewniak N, Mohangoo A, Chalmers J, Sakkeus L, Irgens L, Gatt M, Gissler M, Blondel B. Preterm birth time trends in Europe: a study of 19 countries. BJOG 2013; DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12281. Available in Open Access

Mohangoo AD, Blondel B, Gissler M, Velebil P, Macfarlane A, Zeitlin J, for theEuro-Peristat Scientific Committee. International Comparisons of Fetal and Neonatal Mortality Rates in High-Income Countries: Should Exclusion Thresholds Be Based on Birth Weight or Gestational Age?PLoS ONE 2013 8(5); e64869. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064869. Available in Open Access.

Lack N, Blondel B, Mohangoo A, Sakkeus L, Cans C, Bouvier-Colle MH, Macfarlane A, Zeitlin J;Reporting of perinatal health indicators for international comparisons—enhancing the appearance of geographical plots. Eur J Public Health. first published online January 7, 2013 doi:10.1093/eurpub/cks176. Available in Open Access.

Bouvier-Colle MH, Mohangoo A, Gissler M, Novak-Antolic Z, Vutuc C, Szamotulska K, Zeitlin J; for The Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. What about the mothers? An analysis of maternal mortality and morbidity in perinatal health surveillance systems in Europe. BJOG. 2012 Jun;119(7):880-890. Available in Open Access.

Mohangoo AD, Buitendijk SE, Szamotulska K, Chalmers J, Irgens LM, Bolumar F, Nijhuis JG, Zeitlin J, the Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee. Gestational Age Patterns of Fetal and Neonatal Mortality in Europe: Results from the Euro-Peristat Project. PLoS ONE 2011.6(11):e24727. Available in Open Access.

Gissler M, Mohangoo AD, Blondel B, Chalmers J, Macfarlane A, Gaizauskiene A, Gatt M, Lack N, Sakkeus L, Zeitlin J for The Euro-Peristat Group. Perinatal health monitoring in Europe: results from the EURO-PERISTAT project. Informatics for Health and Social Care. 2010. 35 (2):64-79

Zimbeck M, Mohangoo A, Zeitlin J; EURO-PERISTAT Report Writing Committee. The European perinatal health report: delivering comparable data for examining differences in maternal and infant health. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009. 146(2):149-51.

Zeitlin J, Mohangoo A, Cuttini M; EURO-PERISTAT Report Writing Committee. The European Perinatal Health Report: comparing the health and care of pregnant women and newborn babies in Europe. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009. 63(9):681-2.

Gagnon AJ, Zimbeck M, Zeitlin J. Migration and perinatal health surveillance: an international Delphi survey. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2010. 149(1):37-43.

Anthony S, Jacobusse GW,van der Pal-de Bruin KM, Buitendijk S, Zeitlin J and the EURO-PERISTAT Working Group on risk factors. Do differences in maternal age, parity and multiple births explain variations in fetal and neonatal mortality rates in Europe? Results from the EURO-PERISTAT project. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2009. 23(4):292-300.

Zeitlin J, Blondel B, Alexander S, Breart G and the PERISTAT Study Group. Variation in postterm rates in Europe: reality or artifact. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007. 114(9):1097-103. Available in Open Access.

Blondel B, Macfarlane A, Gissler M, Breart G, Zeitlin J and the PERISTAT Study Group. Preterm birth and multiple pregnancy in countries of the European Union: results from the PERISTAT project. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006. 113(5):528-35. Available in Open Access.

Zeitlin J, Wildman K, Bréart G, Alexander S, Barros H, Blondel B, Buitendijk S, Gissler M, Macfarlane A and the PERISTAT scientific committee. PERISTAT: Indicators for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe. Eur J Public Health. 2003 sep. 13(3 Suppl):29-37. Available in Open Access.

EDITORIALS

J Epidemiol Community Health 2013

Zeitlin J, Mohangoo A D, Delnord M, Cuttini M, the EURO-PERISTAT Scientific Committee.The second European Perinatal Health Report: documenting changes over 6 years in the health of mothers and babies in Europe. J Epidemiol Community Health doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203291Published Online First: 19 September 2013

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003 (PdF files available below)

Zeitlin J, Wildman K, Breart G, Alexander S, Barros H, Blondel B, Buitendijk S, Gissler M, Macfarlane A. Selecting an indicator set for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe: criteria, methods and results from the PERISTAT project. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):5-14.

Alexander S, Wildman K, Zhang W, Langer M, Vutuc C, Lindmark G. Maternal health outcomes in Europe. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):S78-87.

Buitendijk S, Zeitlin J, Langhoff-Roos J, Cuttini M, Bottu J.n Indicators of fetal and infant health outcomes. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):66-77.

Lack N, Zeitlin J, Krebs L, Alexander S. Methodological difficulties of comparisons across Europe. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):33-44.

Wildman K, Blondel B, Nijhuis J, Defoort P, Bakoula C. European indicators of health care during pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):53-65.

Bréart G, Barros H, Wagener Y, Prati S. Characteristics of the childbearing population in Europe. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):45-52.

Macfarlane A, Gissler M, Bolumar F, Rasmussen S.The availability of perinatal health indicators in Europe. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2003. 111 (Suppl 1):15-32.