Manuel Porto

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Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine
M.D., Obstetrics & Gynocology
Phone: (714) 456-6422
University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West
Suite 1400
Mail Code: 3200
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
His research interests include fetal diagnosis and therapy, antepartum fetal testing, recurrent pregnancy loss, multifetal pregnancies and preterm birth prevention.
1. Combs A, Garite T, Maurel K, Das A, Porto M. Failure of 17-Hydroxyprogesterone to Reduce Neonatal Morbidity or Prolong Triplet Pregnancy. A Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2010;203(3):248.e1-9.

2. Fitzmaurice L.E., Ehsanipoor R.M., Porto M. Rudimentary Horn Pregnancy with Herniation Into the Main Uterine Cavity. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;202(3).e5-e6.

3. Combs CA, Garite T, Maurel K, Das A, Porto M, 17-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate for Twin Pregnancy: a Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial. Mar 2011. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011 Mar;204(3):221.e1-8.

4. Salcedo J, Friedrich E, Wing DA, Porto M, Acute fetal anemia diagnosed by middle cerebral artery Doppler velocimetry in stage v twin-twin transfusion syndrome. AJP Rep. 2011 Dec;1(2):95 8.

5. Chung JH, Farinelli CK, Porto M, Major CA. Fetal epignathus: the case of an early EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment). Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb;119(2 Pt2):466-70.

6. Swank ML, Harken TR, Porto M. Management of interstitial ectopic pregnancies with a combined intra-amniotic and systemic approach. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013 Aug; 122:1-4.

7. Galyean A, Garite TJ, Maurel K, Abril D, Adair CD, Browne P, Combs CA, How H, Iriye BK, Kominiarek M, Lu G, Luthy D, Miller H, Nageotte M, Ozcan T, Porto M, Ramirez M, Sawai S, Sorokin Y, Obstetrix Perinatal Collaborative Research Network. Removal versus retention of cerclage in preterm premature rupture of membranes: a randomized controlled trial. AJOG. 2014 Apr.

8. Overcash Rachael T, DeUgarte DA, Stephenson ML, Gutkin RM, Norton ME, Parmar S, Porto M. Contemporary Gastroschisis Outcomes in a Large Multicenter Cohort: a study from the University of California Fetal Consortium (UCFC). Obstetrics and Bynecology. 2014, Sep. 124(3):551-7

9. Abdel-Sattar M, Platt LD, DeVore G, Porto M, Benirschke K, Chmait RH. Treatment of Complicated Spontaneous Twin Anemia-Polycythemia Sequence via Fetoscopic Laser Ablation of the Vascular Communications. Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy. 2015 Aug. 38(3): 233-7

10. Oakes MC, Porto M, Chung JH. Advances in prenatal diagnosis and management of gastroschisis. Sem Ped Surg 2018;27(5):289-299. PMID: 30413259
12/2016 - 11/2019 “NEWBORN 1: Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Phase III Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Retosiban Versus Placebo for Women in Spontaneous Preterm Labor” Glaxo Smith Kline, Inc., Principal Investigator Direct Costs $238,730
12/2009 - 11/2013 “Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk”, Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development HD-08-29, Co-Principal Investigators: Wing, Porto Direct Costs $1,040,083
09/2008 - 09/2012 “The National Standard for Normal Fetal Growth”, Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development NIH-NICHDE-DESPR-08-24, Co-Principal Investigators: Wing, Porto, Nageotte Direct Costs $5.4M
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