David Somerset

David Somerset

About David Somerset

PERINATOLOGIST

SUB-SPECIALTY

Maternal Fetal Medicine

EDUCATION

Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UK.

FELLOWSHIP

Maternal Fetal Medicine, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, UK.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT 

Clinical Associate Professor

 

CERTIFICATION

BM, DM, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, FRCSC,

ROUNDS GROUPS

Fetal diagnosis and therapy

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

CPSC, RCOG, RANAZCOG, SOGC, ISUOG, IFMSS.

RESEARCH

My research interests are primarily concerned with fetal growth, diagnosis and therapy.

Kao C, Lauzon J, Brundler MA, Tang S, Somerset D. Perinatal outcome and prognostic factors of fetal megacystis diagnosed at 11-14 week’s gestation. Prenat Diagn. 2021 Feb;41(3):308-315. doi: 10.1002/pd.5868. Epub 2020 Nov 30. PMID: 33219696.

Fox C, Martin W, Somerset DA, Thompson PJ, Kilby MD. Early intraperitoneal transfusion and adjuvant maternal immunoglobulin therapy in the treatment of severe red cell alloimmunization prior to fetal intravascular transfusion. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008;23(2):159-63. doi: 10.1159/000111599. Epub 2007 Nov 26. PMID: 18046076.

Fox C, Martin W, Somerset DA, Thompson PJ, Kilby MD. Early intraperitoneal transfusion and adjuvant maternal immunoglobulin therapy in the treatment of severe red cell alloimmunization prior to fetal intravascular transfusion. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008;23(2):159-63. doi: 10.1159/000111599. Epub 2007 Nov 26. PMID: 18046076.

Oluyomi-Obi T, Kuret V, Puligandla P, Lodha A, Lee-Robertson H, Lee K, Somerset D, Johnson J, Ryan G. Antenatal predictors of outcome in prenatally diagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). J Pediatr Surg. 2017 May;52(5):881-888. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.12.008. Epub 2016 Dec 21. PMID: 28095996.

Edwards M, McKenzie F, O’callaghan S, Somerset D, Woodford P, Spilsbury J, Fietz M, Fletcher J. Prenatal diagnosis of congenital disorder of glycosylation type Ia (CDG-Ia) by cordocentesis and transferrin isoelectric focussing of serum of a 27-week fetus with non-immune hydrops. Prenat Diagn. 2006 Oct;26(10):985-8. doi: 10.1002/pd.1543. PMID: 16915591.

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