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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology




 


CHRISTY M. ISLER, MD

Room 162 Medical Annex - Vidant Medical Center
Greenville, NC 27834

Phone:    744-2350
Fax: 744-3519
E-mail: islerc@ecu.edu
 
Position
 
     
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor, Interim Division Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine Division
 
 
     
Primary Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
 
 
     
Secondary Specialty: Maternal-Fetal Medicine
 
 
     
Interests/Skills: Amniocentesis, Chronionic Villus Sampling, Fetal Medical and Surgical Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy-Prenatal Diagnosis, Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy, Intrauterine Fetal Transfusion, Obstetrical Ultrasound-Fetal Assessment, Preconceptional Counseling, Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling, Premature Rupture of the Membranes, Preterm Labor
 
 
     
Year Started at ECU: 2001
 
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Education
 
     
Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS (1998-2001)
 
 
     
Residency/Internship: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (1994-1998)
 
 
     
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY (1990-1994)
 
 



SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Abstracts | Articles | Publications

 
Abstracts
Isler CM, Magann EF, Chauhan SP, Bufkin L, Moore L, Martin JN Jr. Perinatal outcome of twin pregnancies by gestational age and amniotic fluid assessed fetal lung maturity. Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 69th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 2001.

Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Brantley KL, Magann EF, Morrison JC. Can fetal fibronectin results be used to predict successful labor induction? Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 69th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 2001.
 
   
Articles
Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Isler CM, Larmon JE, Perry KG Jr, Roberts WE. Modern obstetric management and outcome of infants with gastroschisis. Obstet Gynecol 1999;94:112-6.

Isler CM, Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Martin RW, Magann EF, Martin J Jr. Maternal mortality associated with HELLP syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1999;181:924-8.

Isler CM. Too much/too little: eating disorders in pregnancy. MS Healthy Baby Update 1999.

Terrone DA, Isler CM, May WL, Magann EF, Norman PF, Martin JN Jr. Cardiopulmonary morbidity as a complication of severe preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome. J Perinatol 2000;2:78-81.

Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Hudson C, Isler CM, Larmon JE, Perry KG Jr. Lack of utility of standard labor curves in the prediction of progression during labor induction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2000 182(6):1520-6.

Magann EF, Isler CM, Chauhan SP, Martin JN Jr. Amniotic fluid volume estimation and the biophysical profile: a confusion of criteria. Obstet Gynecol 2000;96(4):640-2.

Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Taylor CW, Isler CM, Larmon JE, Roberts WE. Single umbilical artery is associated with an increased incidence of structural and chromosomal anomalies and growth restriction. Am J Perinatol 2000;17(5):229-32.

Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Barrow HB, Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Roberts WE. Randomized trial of intermittent or continuous amnioinfusion for variable decelerations. Obstet Gynecol 2000;96(4):571-4.

Isler CM. Preconceptual care. MS Healthy Baby Update. December 2000.

Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Magann ES, Bass JD, Martin JN, Jr. A prospective, randomized trial comparing the efficacy of dexamethasone and betamethasone for the treatment of antepartum HELLP syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001; 184:1332-9.

Magann EF, Chauhan SP, Whitworth NS, Isler CM, Wiggs C, Morrison JC. Subjective vs objective evaluation of amniotic fluid volume of pregnancies < 24 weeks’ gestation: how can we be accurate? J Ultrasound Med 2001;20:191-5.

Rinehart BK, May WL, Terrone DA, Magann EF, Isler CM, Martin JN Jr. Change in platelet count predicts eventual maternal outcome with HELLP syndrome. J Matern Fetal Med 2001;10(1):28-34.

Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Bufkin L, Morrison JC. Pregnancy outcome in women with preterm labor symptoms without cervical change. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001;184(5):1004-7.

Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Magann ES, Bass JD, Martin JN, Jr. A prospective, randomized trial comparing the efficacy of dexamethasone and betamethasone for the treatment of antepartum HELLP syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001;184:1332-9.
 
  
Non-refereed Journals
Isler CM. Too much/too little: eating disorders in pregnancy. Mississippi Healthy Baby Update. 1999.

Isler CM. Preconceptual care. Mississippi Healthy Baby Update. 2000.

Isler CM. Antenatal Corticosteroid use in patients at risk for Preterm delviery: What are the current recommendations? Perinatal Praxis. 2001.

Isler CM. Cystic fibrosis screening: What are the current recommendations? Perinatal Praxis. 2002.

Isler CM. I am your patient. Current Surgery. 2003;60:472.
 
 
   
Publications
Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Rinehart BK, Magann EF, Martin JN Jr. Repeat postpartum magnesium sulfate administration: is there a patient profile predictive of need for additional therapy? J Mat Fet Neonat Med. 2002;11:75-79.

Isler CM, Barrilleaux PS, Rinehart BK, Magann EF, Martin JN Jr. Postpartum seizure prophylaxis: using maternal clinical parameters to guide therapy. Obstet Gynecol. 2003;101:66-69.

Isler CM, Magann EF, RInehart BK, Terrone DA, Bass JD, Martin JN Jr. Dexamethasone versus betamethasone for postpartum HELLP syndrome: a randomized prospective clinical trial of comparative efficacy. Int J Gynecol Obstet. 2003;80:291-297.

Isler CM, Bennett WA, Rinewalt AN, Cockrell KL, Martin JN Jr, Morrison JC, Granger JP, Evaluation of a rat model of preeclampsia for HELLP syndrome characteristics. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2003;10:1-3.

Isler CM, Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, Crews JH, Magann EF, Marint JN Jr, Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis and preeclampsia are related disorders. Hypertension in Pregnancy, to be published.

Isler CM, Rinehart BK, Terrone DA, May WL, Magann EF, Martin JN Jr. The importance of parity to major maternal morbidity in the eclamptic mother with HELLP syndrome. Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2003;22:287-94.
 
  
Contributions to Textbooks
Isler CM: "Antepartum assessment of fetal well-being," in Rivlin ME; and Martin RW (eds.): Manual of Clinical Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology., ed 5, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000, pp 223-226.

Isler CM, Martin J.N., Jr.: "Preeclampsia: pathopysiology and practice considerations for the consulting nephrologist," in Kurtzman NA (ed.): Semin Nephrol. 2002;22:54-64.

Martin JN Jr, Magann EF, Isler CM: "Preeclampsia: the Scope of Disease and Treatment," in Belfort M; Thornton S; and Saade G (eds). Hypertension in Pregnancy, New York:Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2002, pp 141-188.
 
 
  
Book Chapters
Isler CM. Antepartum assessment of fetal well-being. In Rivlin ME, Martin RW (eds). Manual of Clinical Problems in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000:223-6.

Martin JN Jr, Magann EF, Isler CM. Hypertension in Pregnancy. In Belfort M, Thornton S, Saade G (eds). Preeclampsia: the Scope of Disease and Treatment. New York:Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2001.

Isler CM, Martin JN Jr. Preeclampsia: pathophysiology and practice considerations for the consulting nephrologist. In Kurtzman NA (ed.) Seminars in Nephrology (in press).