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Darine El-Chaar, MD, FRCSC

delchaar@toh.ca

501 Smyth Road
Box 804
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8L6

Publications

Selected Publications

Alnoman A, El-Khatib Z, M S Almrstani A, Walker M, El-Chaâr Darine. Case series of multiple repeat caesarean sections: operative, maternal, and neonatal outcome. J Matern Fetal Meonatal Med. 2015 Sep 12:1-5 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 26364513

Berndl A, El-Chaâr Darine, Murphy K, McDonald S. Does cervical ripening at term using a high volume foley catheter result in a lower caesarean section rate than a low volume foley catheter? A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug; 36(8):678-87. Review. PMID: 25222162

El-Chaâr Darine, Finkelstein SA, Tu X, Fell DB, Gaudet L, Sylvain J, Tawagi G, Wen SW, Walker M. The impact of increasing obesity class on obstetrical outcomes. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2013 Mar; 35(3):224-33. PMID: 23470110

El-Chaâr Darine, Yang Q, Gao J, Bottomley J, Leader A, Wen SW, Walker M. Risk of birth defects increased in pregnancies conceived by assisted human reproduction. Fertil Steril. 2009 Nov; 92(5):1557-61. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.08.080. Epub 2008 Oct 29. PMID: 18973885

El-Chaâr Darine, Gagnon A, Sorisky A. Inhibition of insulin signaling and adipogenesis by rapamycin: effect on phosphorylation of p70 S6 kinase vs eIF4E-BP1. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Feb; 28(2):191-8. PMID: 14970836

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:

1. Valdex Quintana M, Michaud J, El-Chaâr Darine, El Demellawy D, Nikkel S, Miller E. Fetal Segmental Spinal Dysgenesis and Unusual Segmental Agenesis of the Anterior Spinal Artery. Child Nervous System, Submitted February 2016. 1. Valdex Quintana M, Michaud J, El-Chaâr Darine, El Demellawy D, Nikkel S, Miller E. Fetal Segmental Spinal Dysgenesis and Unusual Segmental Agenesis of the Anterior Spinal Artery. Child Nervous System, Submitted February 2016.
2. Clancy A, El-Chaâr Darine, Baker K. Necrotizing Myositis: A Severe Tension-Free Vaginal tape-Obturator Surgical Site Infection. JOGC Accepted for publication, February 23 2016
3. Bouchard-Fortier G, El-Chaâr Darine, Hawrylyshyn P, Kingdom J, Lyons E. Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome-associated arterial and venous malformations in the lower uterine segment. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug; 36(8):665-6. PMID: 25222156
4. Alnoman A, El-Khatib Z, M S Almrstani A, Walker M, El-Chaâr Darine. Case series of multiple repeat caesarean sections: operative, maternal, and neonatal outcome. J Matern Fetal Meonatal Med. 2015 Sep 12:1-5 (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 26364513
5. Berndl A, El-Chaâr Darine, Murphy K, McDonald S. Does cervical ripening at term using a high volume foley catheter result in a lower caesarean section rate than a low volume foley catheter? A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug; 36(8):678-87. Review. PMID: 25222162
6. Bouchard-Fortier G, El-Chaâr Darine, Hawrylyshyn P, Kingdom J, Lyons E. Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome-associated arterial and venous malformations in the lower uterine segment. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2014 Aug; 36(8):665-6. English, French. No abstract available. PMID: 25222156
7. Garber A, Posner G, El-Chaâr Darine, Mitchell T. Simulation-based education in obstetrics and gynaecology training in Canada. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2013 Nov; 35(11):975-6. PMID: 24246394
8. El-Chaâr Darine, Finkelstein SA, Tu X, Fell DB, Gaudet L, Sylvain J, Tawagi G, Wen SW, Walker M. The impact of increasing obesity class on obstetrical outcomes. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2013 Mar; 35(3):224-33. PMID: 23470110
9. Gaudet L, Tu X, Fell D, El-Chaâr Darine, Wu Wen S, Walker M. The effect of maternal Class III obesity on neonatal outcomes: a retrospective matched cohort study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Nov; 25(11):2281-6. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2012.688080. Epub 2012 May 23. PMID: 22530629
10. El-Chaâr Darine, Posner G. Villar's nodule: umbilical endometriosis in a patient with stage IV endometriosis and previous umbilical hernia repair. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2012 Feb; 34(2):123. PMID: 22340059
11. El-Chaâr Darine, Yang Q, Gao J, Bottomley J, Leader A, Wen SW, Walker M. Risk of birth defects increased in pregnancies conceived by assisted human reproduction. Fertil Steril. 2009 Nov; 92(5):1557-61. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.08.080. Epub 2008 Oct 29. PMID: 18973885
12. El-Chaâr Darine, Gagnon A, Sorisky A. Inhibition of insulin signaling and adipogenesis by rapamycin: effect on phosphorylation of p70 S6 kinase vs eIF4E-BP1. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Feb; 28(2):191-8. PMID: 14970836

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Anna Maria Du¨ckelmann, El-Chaâr Darine and Karim D. Kalache. “Intrapartum ultrasound assessment of fetal head position and station for delivery management”. New Technologies for Managing Labor. Edited by Dr Dan Farine, Walter De Gruyter Inc., May 31 2015
2. El-Chaâr Darine (Primary Author / Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 12) Fetal Surveillance in Labor. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
3. El-Chaâr Darine (Co-Author/ Primary (Dr. J Dy) Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 15) Abnormal Cephalic Presentations. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
4. El-Chaâr Darine (Primary Author / Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 22) Cesarean Section. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
5. El-Chaâr Darine (Primary Author / Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 23) Trial of Labor after Previous Cesarean Section. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
6. El-Chaâr Darine (Primary Author / Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 24) Obesity in Pregnancy. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
7. El-Chaâr Darine (Co-Author/ Primary (Dr. J Dy) Chapter Reviewer – Chapter 25) Breech Presentation. Oxorn Foote Human Labor and Birth (Sixth Edition), edited by Glenn Posner, Amanda Black, Griffith Jones, Jessica Dy. March 2013.
8. A. Sorisky, A Gagnon, A Bell and El-Chaâr Darine. Rapamycin-Sensitive Signal Transduction Pathways and the Control of Adipogenesis. Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Diabetes, Progress in experimental cardiology (volume 8), edited by Grant N. Pierce, Kluwer Publishers, 2003.
9. El-Chaâr Darine (2002). Characterization of Rapamycin-sensitive pathways that regulate adipogenesis. Honors Thesis, University of Ottawa, Department of Biochemistry, Ottawa, Canada.

ABSTRACTS

1. El-Chaâr Darine, Katy Gouin, Kara Aitken, Gareth Seaward, Rory Windrim, Johannes Keunen, John Kachura, Robert Beecroft, Prakeshkumar Shah, Greg Ryan. Cord occlusion in complicated monochorionic multiple pregnancies: a comparison of techniques. OC18.05. 25th World Congress ISUOG, October 11 – 15 2015, Montreal, QC
2. El-Chaâr Darine, M. Valdez Quintana, D. Grynspan, D. El Demellawy, F. M. Moretti, S. Nikkel, E. Miller. Prenatal US and MRI diagnosis of segmental spinal dysgenesis – Case Report 25th World Congress ISUOG, October 11 – 15 2015, Montreal, QC
3. Abdullah Alnoman, Ziad El-Khatib, Ahmad M S Almrstani, Mark Walker, El-Chaâr Darine. Case series of multiple repeat caesarean sections: operative, maternal, and neonatal outcome. Poster – 2nd Canadian Perinatal Research Meeting. February 24 – 27 2015. Montebello, QC.
4. El-Chaâr Darine, Katy Gouin, Kara Aitken, Gareth Seaward, Rory Windrim, Johannes Keunen, John Kachura, Robert Beecroft, Prakeshkumar Shah, Greg Ryan. Cord occlusion in complicated monochorionic multiple pregnancies: a comparison of techniques. Poster 34th Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Annual Meeting, February 3 – 8, 2014. New Orleans, LA, USA
5. El-Chaâr Darine, Nadine Doris, Jessica Dy, Ruth Rennicks White, Jenna Rainey, Jacques Sylvain, George Tawagi, Shi Wu Wen, Mark Walker. The Impact of Maternal Body Mass Index on the Outcome and Cost of Postpartum Obstetrical Care. Poster – 1st Canadian Perinatal Research Meeting. February 12 – 15, 2014. Banff, ALTA
6. El-Chaâr Darine, Francis Lebouthillier, Greg Ryan, Rory Windrim. A High Fidelity Simulator for Teaching Invasive Procedures In Fetal Medicine Poster – 1st Canadian Perinatal Research Meeting. February 12 – 15, 2014. Banff, ALTA
7. Anne Berndl, El-Chaâr Darine, Kellie Murphy, Sarah Mcdonald. Does Cervical Ripening at Term Using a High Volume Foley Catheter Result in a Lower Caesarean Section Rate than a Low Volume Foley Catheter? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2nd author) Poster – 1st Canadian Perinatal Research Meeting. February 12 – 15, 2014. Banff, ALTA
8. El-Chaâr Darine, Nadine Doris, Jessica Dy, Ruth Rennicks White, Jenna Rainey, Jacques Sylvain, George Tawagi, Shi Wu Wen, Mark Walker. The Impact of Maternal Body Mass Index on the Outcome and Cost of Postpartum Obstetrical Care. Poster – 69th Annual Clinical Meeting, SOGC. June 11 – 14, 2013. Calgary ALTA
9. Anne Berndl, El-Chaâr Darine, Kellie Murphy, Sarah Mcdonald. Does Cervical Ripening at Term Using a High Volume Foley Catheter Result in a Lower Caesarean Section Rate than a Low Volume Foley Catheter? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2nd author) Poster – 69th Annual Clinical Meeting, SOGC. June 11 – 14, 2013. Calgary ALTA
10. El-Chaâr Darine, Nadine Doris, Jessica Dy, Ruth Rennicks White, Jenna Rainey, Jacques Sylvain, George Tawagi, Shi Wu Wen, Mark Walker. The Impact of Maternal Body Mass Index on the Outcome and Cost of Postpartum Obstetrical Care. Poster – Eastern Perinatal Investigators Meeting. November 2012. Toronto, ON
11. Garber A, Posner G, El-Chaâr Darine, Mitchell T. The State of Simulation-Based Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Training in Canada. Poster. 68th Annual Clinical Meeting SOGC, June 20 – 24, 2012. Ottawa, ON
12. El-Chaâr Darine, Nadine Doris, Jessica Dy, Ruth Rennicks White, Jenna Rainey, Jacques Sylvain, George Tawagi, Shi Wu Wen, Mark Walker. The Impact of Maternal Body Mass Index on the Outcome and Cost of Postpartum Obstetrical Care. Poster. 68th Annual Clinical Meeting SOGC, June 20 – 24, 2012. Ottawa, ON
13. El-Chaâr Darine, Finkelstein S, Tu X, Fell D, Gaudet L, Sylvain J, Tawagi G, Wen SW, Walker M. The Impact of Increasing Obesity Class on Obstetrical Outcomes. Oral. 67th Annual Clinical Meeting SOGC, June 21 – 25, 2011. Vancouver, BC
14. El-Chaâr Darine, Finkelstein S, Tu X, Fell D, Gaudet L, Sylvain J, Tawagi G, Wen SW, Walker M. The Impact of Increasing Obesity Class on Obstetrical Outcomes. Poster. 30th Annual Meeting, SMFM. February 1 – 6 2010. Chicago, IL. USA
15. El-Chaâr Darine, Yang Q, Gao J, Bottomley J, Leader A, Wen SW, Walker M. Risk of birth defects in pregnancies associated with assisted reproductive technology (ART). Oral, 27th Annual Meeting, SMFM. February 5-10 2007. San Francisco, CA. USA

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