Imperial College London

Christoph Lees, MD FRCOG

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Obstetrics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

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Location

 

Queen Charlottes and Chelsea HospitalHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Professor of Obstetrics at Imperial College London; Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics and Head of Fetal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital; Visiting Professor at the Department of Development and Regeneration, KU Leuven, Belgium; Founder, Doctors Policy Research Group, Civitas

 reseArch THEMES

  • Cardiovascular adaptation in pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction
  • Therapy for acute pre-eclampsia
  • Fetal Doppler ultrasound and fetal growth restriction (TRUFFLE 1 and 2 studies)
  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound and non invasive fetal surgical intervention
  • intrapartum ultrasound and the Sonopartogram
  • 3D facial and brain morphology in prenatal diagnosis

 external collaborators

  • Professor Dirk Timmerman, KU Leuven
  • Professor Dino Giussani, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Gail ter Haar, Institute of Cancer Research
  • Professor Ian Wilkinson and Dr C McEniery, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Torbjorn Eggebo, Trondheim University, Norway
  • The Trial of Umbilical and Fetal Flow in Europe (TRUFFLE) collaborators throughout Europe

 ReSEARCH fellows

 Research Midwife

  •  Olive Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

Journals

Tay J, Masini G, McEniery CM, et al., 2019, Uterine and fetal placental Doppler indices are associated with maternal cardiovascular function, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol:220, ISSN:0002-9378

Lees C, Tay J, Wilkinson I, 2018, Early and late preeclampsia are characterized by high cardiac output, but in the presence of fetal growth restriction, cardiac output is low: insights from a prospective study REPLY, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol:219, ISSN:0002-9378, Pages:627-628

Shaw CJ, Allison BJ, Itani N, et al., 2018, Altered autonomic control of heart rate variability in the chronically hypoxic fetus, Journal of Physiology-london, Vol:596, ISSN:0022-3751, Pages:6105-6119

Lees CC, van Oostrum NHM, Basheer SN, et al., 2018, Etiology and Prognosis of Severe Ventriculomegaly Diagnosed atLate Gestation, Ultraschall in Der Medizin, Vol:39, ISSN:0172-4614, Pages:675-689

Lees C, Usman S, 2018, Response to: Vaginal examination and fear of childbirth, Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vol:58, ISSN:0004-8666, Pages:E25-E25

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