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Associate Professor Mike Stitely

PositionAssociate Professor
DepartmentDepartment of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)
QualificationsMD(Pittsburgh) FACOG FRANZCOG
Research summaryMedication use in pregnancy, prevention of surgical site infections in obstetrics
Clinical
  • Post-partum haemorrhage
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Reconstructive pelvic surgery

Research

Mike was appointed as Associate Professor in November 2012, after working as a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the Southern District Health Board from February 2011.

Prior to coming to New Zealand, Mike was on the faculty at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in the USA.

Publications

Stitely, M. L., Harlow, K., & MacKenzie, E. (2019). Oral riboflavin to assess ureteral patency during cystoscopy: A randomized clinical trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 133(2), 301-307. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003063

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2019). The Before School Check (B4SC): Reporting outcomes and referral rates for all New Zealand children. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1496), 9-19. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2019). Developmental outcomes at age four following maternal antiepileptic drug use. Epilepsy & Behavior, 93, 73-79. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.01.018

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2018). Antiepileptic drug exposure in pregnancy and pregnancy outcome from national drug usage data. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 18(1), 84. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1728-y

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2018). Are doses of lamotrigine or levetiracetam adjusted during pregnancy? Epilepsia Open, 3(1), 86-90. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12086

Journal - Research Article

Stitely, M. L., Harlow, K., & MacKenzie, E. (2019). Oral riboflavin to assess ureteral patency during cystoscopy: A randomized clinical trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 133(2), 301-307. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003063

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2019). Developmental outcomes at age four following maternal antiepileptic drug use. Epilepsy & Behavior, 93, 73-79. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.01.018

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2019). The Before School Check (B4SC): Reporting outcomes and referral rates for all New Zealand children. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1496), 9-19. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2018). Antiepileptic drug exposure in pregnancy and pregnancy outcome from national drug usage data. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 18(1), 84. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1728-y

Richards, N., Reith, D., Stitely, M., & Smith, A. (2018). Are doses of lamotrigine or levetiracetam adjusted during pregnancy? Epilepsia Open, 3(1), 86-90. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12086

Chester, A. N., Walthert, S. E., Gallagher, S. J., Anderson, L. C., & Stitely, M. L. (2017). Patient-targeted Googling and social media: A cross-sectional study of senior medical students. BMC Medical Ethics, 18, 70. doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0230-9

Tarnow-Mordi, W., Morris, J., Kirby, A., Robledo, K., Askie, L., Brown, R., … Gullam, J., … for the Australian Placental Transfusion Study Collaborative Group, including Austin, N., Broadbent, R., Stitely, M., & Dawson, P. (2017). Delayed versus immediate cord clamping in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 377, 2445-2455. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711281

Stitely, M. L., & Paterson, H. (2016). Using three-dimensional printing to fabricate a tubing connector for dilation and evacuation. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 127(2), 317-319. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001237

Stitely, M. L., & Gherman, R. B. (2014). Shoulder dystocia: Management and documentation. Seminars in Perinatology, 38(4), 194-200. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2014.04.004

Stitely, M. L., Jackson, M. G., & Holls, W. H. (2014). Log-linear human chorionic gonadotropin elimination in cases of retained placenta percreta. Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 289(2), 259-262. doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-2950-5

Stitely, M., Sweet, M., Slain, D., Alons, L., Holls, W., Hochberg, C., & Briggs, F. (2013). Plasma and tissue cefazolin concentrations in obese patients undergoing cesarean delivery and receiving differing pre-operative doses of drug. Surgical Infections, 14(5), 455-459. doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.040

Stitely, M. L., Close, J., Ferda, A., Mehra, S., Malson, B., & Hembree, W. (2013). Glove perforations with blunt versus sharp surgical needles in caesarean delivery: A randomized trial. West Virginia Medical Journal, 109(5), 32-36.

Stitely, M. L., Cerbone, L., Nixon, A., & Bringman, J. J. (2011). Assessment of a simulation training exercise to teach intrauterine tamponade for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 56(5), 503-506. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00046.x

Calhoun, B., Chaffin, D., Maxwell, S., & Stitely, M. L. (2010). Prevalence of drug use in pregnant West Virginia patients. West Virginia Medical Journal, 106(4), 48-52.

Deering, S. H., Calrson, N., Stitely, M., Allaire, A. D., & Satin, A. J. (2004). Perineal body length and lacerations at delivery. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 49(4), 306-310.

Wojda, U., Leigh, K. R., Njoroge, J. M., Jackson, K. A., Natarajan, B., Stitely, M., & Miller, J. L. (2003). Fetal hemoglobin modulation during human erythropoiesis: Stem cell factor has "late" effects related to the expression pattern of CD117. Blood, 101(2), 492-497. doi: 10.1182/blood-2002-03-0756

Stitely, M. L., Browning, J., Fowler, M., Gendron, R. T., & Gherman, R. B. (2000). Outpatient cervical ripening with intravaginal misoprostol. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 96(5), 684-688.

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Journal - Research Other

Stitely, M. L., Craw, S., Africano, E., & Reid, R. (2015). Uterine scar dehiscence associated with misoprostol cervical priming for surgical abortion: A case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 60, 445-448. [Case Study].

Stitely, M. L. (2012). Laparoscopic removal of a large ovarian mass utilizing planned trocar puncture. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 16(1), 148-150. doi: 10.4293/108680812X13291597716465

Cuppett, C. D., Stitely, M. L., & Toffle, R. C. (2011). Unruptured 32-week rudimentary horn pregnancy presenting as right upper quadrant pain [Case study]. West Virginia Medical Journal, 107(4), 8-10.

Stitely, M. L., & Bakri, Y. N. (2011). Dilation of the vaginal cuff using the Bakri Postpartum Balloon to extract the large uterus at the time of robotic hysterectomy for endometrial carcinoma. Journal of Robotic Surgery, 5(3), 215-216. doi: 10.1007/s11701-011-0260-0

Garrett-Albaugh, S., Stitely, M. L., Millan, L., & Hochberg, C. (2011). Chronic postpartum uterine inversion treated by abdominal replacement and cerclage [Case study]. West Virginia Medical Journal, 107(5), 43-45.

Stitely, M. L., Hashmi, M., Jain, P., & Hochberg, C. (2011). Use of a Yankauer suction tip combined with the Colpo-Pneumo Occluder balloon to suction the surgical field at the vaginal cuff during robotic hysterectomy. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 18(3), 362-363. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2011.02.003

Rowan, S. P., Stitely, M. L., & Toffle, R. C. (2010). Successful pregnancy following conservative surgical therapy of an invasive molar gestation [Case study]. West Virginia Medical Journal, 106(3), 24-25.

Balistreri, M., Hagedorn, J., & Stitely, M. L. (2010). Vulvar abscess: A retrospective review. West Virginia Medical Journal, 106(7), 24-26.

Cuppett, C. D., & Stitely, M. L. (2009). Diagnosis and management of a monochorionic/monoamniotic twin gestation discordant for fetal anomalies. West Virginia Medical Journal, 105(2), 27-29.

Stitely, M. L., & Hopkins, K. (2006). Laparoscopic removal of a rudimentary uterine horn in a previously hysterectomized patient [Case report]. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 10(2), 257-258.

Stitely, M. L., & Gherman, R. B. (2005). Labor with abnormal presentation and position. Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinics of North America, 32(2), 165-179. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2004.12.005

Ochoa, M., Allaire, A. D., & Stitely, M. L. (2002). Pyometria after hemostatic square suture technique [Case study]. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 99(3), 506-509.

Stitely, M. L., & Satin, A. J. (2002). Cervical ripening agents and uterine stimulants. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, 45(1), 114-124.

Stitely, M. L., & Gherman, R. B. (2000). Successful pregnancy outcome following first trimester pelvic inflammatory disease [Case report]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 40(2), 200-202. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2000.tb01147.x

Gherman, R. B., Stitely, M., Larrimore, C., Nevin, K., Coppola, A., & Wiese, D. (2000). Low-dose methotrexate treatment for interstitial pregnancy: A case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 45(2), 142-144.

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