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  • Bailey M, Zarb M, Savona-Ventura C. Worldwide and local epidemiology of diabetes mellitus. Chestpiece 1979; 5:7-15
  • Savona-Ventura C. Renal Neoplasms - Clinical Case. Chestpiece 1979; 5:23-26
  • Savona-Ventura C. Hereditary spherocytosis with haemolytic crisis during pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1982; 22:50-53
  • Savona-Ventura C. Snakebites. Medi-scope 1983; 3:6-8
  • Grech ES, Silva LJP, Savona-Ventura C. Homozygous Beta Thalassaemia and pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1984; 24:45-48
  • Silva LJP, Savona-Ventura C. A study of uterine fibromyomas. Medi-scope 1984; 5:16-20
  • Savona-Ventura C. The use of analgesia and anaesthesia during labour at St. Luke's Hospital, Malta. Acta Anaes Melit 1984; 2:63-68
  • Savona-Ventura C, Borg-Galea C. A comparative study in methods of oestriol estimation in Pregnant women. Report prepared for the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Karin Grech Hospital, Malta, 1984, +7p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Perinatal mortality in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 1985; 23:25-30. Submitted as part of: Obstetric Long Commentary. In: Savona-Ventura, C. Case Book presented for the M.R.C.O.G.. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 1985, p.137-155
  • Savona-Ventura C. Labial adhesions in postmenopausal women with hip joint disease. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1985; 25:303-304
  • Savona-Ventura C. Embryonic duplications. Medicine Digest 1985; 11:62-63
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C, Micallef Hawkes L. Annual Clinical Report 1984: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. St. Luke's Hospital, Malta, 1985, +27p.
  • Savona-Ventura, C. Case Book presented for the M.R.C.O.G.. RoyalCollege of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 1985, +284p.
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C, eds. Abstracts: XVI Annual Meeting of the Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group, Malta 20-22nd September 1985, University Press, Malta, 1985, +77p.
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C. Annual clinical report 1985: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology . St. Luke's Hospital, Malta, 1986, +35p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. The role of external cephalic version in modern obstetrics. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 1986; 41:393-400. Submitted as: Presentation for the Accreditation Certificate in Obstetrics & Gynaecology dissertation: Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 1985
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Endometrial adenocarcinoma in the Maltese population - An epidemiological study. European Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology 1986; 7(3):209-217. Submitted as: Gynaecology Long Commentary. In: Savona-Ventura, C. Case Book presented for the M.R.C.O.G. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 1985, p.264-284
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Abnormal glucose metabolism in the Maltese pregnant population. Diabetologica Croatica 1986; 15-3:127-134. Abstracted in: Abstracts: XVI Annual Meeting of the Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group, 20-22nd September 1985, University Press, Malta, 1985 p.6
  • Savona-Ventura C. Maternal mortality and the postpartum interval. British Medical Journal 1986; 293:205-206
  • Savona-Ventura C. Male subfertility. Medi-scope 1986; 9:15-17; 1987; 11:11-14;  1989; 12:10-13
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C. Analysis of perinatal deaths occurring in Malta. In Mortalita e Morbosita Perinatale. Zichella L, Santora A, Valente M, eds. Monduzzi, Bologna, 1986, p.105-114. Submitted as part of: Obstetric Long Commentary. In: Savona-Ventura, C. Case Book presented for the M.R.C.O.G.. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, 1985, p.137-155
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Maternal mortality in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 1987; 25:283-290. Proceedings report as: Savona-Ventura C, Micallef I, Grech ES. Trends in maternal mortality and morbidity in the Maltese Islands. Proc.:E.S.S.A.R. Vth Annual meeting, Malta, September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988, p.109-118
  • Savona-Ventura C. Amniocentesis for fetal maturity. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey 1987; 42:717-723
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C. Annual Clinical Report 1986: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Karin Grech Hospital, Malta. The University of Malta, Malta, 1987, +61p.
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C. The Obstetric and Gynaecological services in the Maltese Islands - 1987. Malta, 1988, +91p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Memorandum on the implementation of a free general practitioner service. Report submitted to Department of Health, Malta, 1988, +3p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Multiple pregnancy in the Maltese population. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 1988; 26:41-50
  • Savona-Ventura C. Precautions before prescribing the pill. Malta Prescribers Review 1988; 7:2-3
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES, eds. Proceedings: European Study Group for the Social Aspects of Human Reproduction, Vth Annual Meeting, Malta September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988, +159p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Risk factors in elderly obstetric patients. Proc.:E.S.S.A.R. Vth Annual meeting, Malta, September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988, p.41-54
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C, Fenech Gonzi P. The Computerisation of Obstetric data. Proc.:E.S.S.A.R. Vth Annual meeting, Malta, September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988,  p.134-140
  • MacGillvary I (moderator), Savona-Ventura C (rapporteur). Proceedings ESSAR Workshop: "Having a baby in Europe". Proc.:E.S.S.A.R. Vth Annual meeting, Malta, September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988, p.147-159
  • Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C. Obstetric performance in overweight patients: A pilot study. Abstracts: E.S.S.A.R. VIth Annual meeting, Lyon (France), September 1988. INSERM, Lyon, 1988, p.13
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES, Zieba A. Anti-Co3 and severe hemolytic disease of the newborn. Obstetrics & Gynecology 1989; 73(5):870-872
  • Savona-Ventura C. Rational prescribing of oral contraceptives. Medi-scope 1989; 13:23-26
  • Lind T, Philips PR, Sutherland HW, Molsted-Pedersen L, Kuhl C, Drazancic A, Maresh M, Hatem M, Pollak A, Hadden DR, Bellmann O, Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C, Fuhrmann K. A prospective multicentre study to determine the influence of pregnancy upon the 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). In Carbohydrate metabolism in pregnancy and the newborn - IV. Sutherland HW, Stowers JM, Pearson DWM, eds. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1989, p.209-226. Submitted as: Lind T, Philips PR, Sutherland HW, Hadden D, Fuhrmann K, Philips PR, Bellmann O, Molsted-Pedersen L, Kuhl C, Maresh MJA, Grech ES, Savona-Ventura C, Hatem M, Pollak A, Drazancic A. A multicentre trial of the response to the 75g oGTT during pregnancy. MRC, Newcastle, 1987, +24p.
  • Collaborative Group on Drug Use in Pregnancy (incl. Savona-Ventura C) Drug Use in Pregnancy: A Preliminary Report of the International Co-operative Drug Utilization Study. Pharmaceutisch Weekblad 1990; 12(2):75-78
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Risks in pregnant teenagers. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 1990; 32(1):7-13. Proceeding report as: Proceedings: E.S.S.A.R. Vth Annual meeting, Malta, September 1987. Government Press, Malta, 1988, p.26-40. Abstracted in: Savona-Ventura C, Savona-Ventura M. Teenage reproduction. Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.71
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES, Grech A, Fenech-Gonzi P. Computerization of data: a person-based medical record system. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 1990; 32:247-254. Abstracted in: Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Computerization of obstetric data. Abstracts: Ist Maltese Medical School Conference, Malta, December 1989. University of Malta, Malta, 1989, p.35
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Infant feeding in Malta. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1990; 11:107-117. Abstracted in: Abstracts: E.S.S.A.R. Vith Annual meeting, Lyon (France), September 1988. INSERM, Lyon, 1988, p.24-25
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Collaborative Group on Drug Use in Pregnancy. International Cooperative Study on Drug Use in Pregnancy: Results from Malta. Maltese Medical Journal 1990; II(2):7-11. Also published in: Savona-Ventura C, Collaborative Group on Drug Use in Pregnancy. Drug usage in Maltese pregnant women. Midwives Journal 1993, 2:10-19. Abstracted in: Abstracts: Workshop on Pregnant Women and Drugs. Bergamo, Italy, June 1991. Istituto Richerche Farmacologiche 'Mario Negri', Milano, 1991; Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.69
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES. Pregnancy complications in thalassaemia patients. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1991; 11:175-176
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech ES, Saliba I. Pharmacological measures to prevent postoperative urinary retention; a prospective randomized study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 1991; 41:225-229. Submitted as: Savona-Ventura C. Pharmacological measures to prevent postoperative urinary retention - A prospective study. Report Craig Memorial Research Scholarship, 1989, +20p. Abstracted in: Abstracts: 1st Malta College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Scientific Meeting. Malta, December 1991. M.C.O.G., Malta, 1991, p.23; Abstracts: 26th British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manchester, 7-10th July 1992. R.C.O.G., London, 1992, p.456; Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.68
  • Savona-Ventura C, Sammut M, Sammut C. Pethidine blood concentrations at time of birth. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 1991; 36(2):103-107. Abstracted in: Abstracts: 1st Malta College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Scientific Meeting. Malta, December 1991. M.C.O.G., Malta, 1991, p.12
  • Collaborative Group on Drug Use in Pregnancy (incl. Savona-Ventura C.). An international survey on drug utilization during pregnancy. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 1991, 2:345-350; 1992, 3:49-52.
  • Schranz A, Savona-Ventura C. Gestational IGT in Malta. Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes Bulletin 1991,4(2):9-13
  • Savona-Ventura C, ed. Proceedings: Union of Government Medical Doctors Seminar "Screening for Blood Transmissible disease". Malta, January 1992. U.G.M.D., Malta, 1992, +41p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Ethical issues in AIDS Screening - Introduction: Why Screen?  Proceedings: Union of Government Medical Doctors Seminar "Screening for Blood Transmissible disease". Malta, January 1992. U.G.M.D., Malta, 1992, p.2-6
  • Savona-Ventura C. Questionnaire Survey: Attitudes towards routine screening of patients presenting for high risk management. Proceedings: Union of Government Medical Doctors Seminar "Screening for Blood Transmissible disease". Malta, January 1992. U.G.M.D., Malta, 1992, p.33-41
  • Savona-Ventura C. Caesarean section in obstetric practice - Role and value in modern times. Report awarded the BMA(Malta):BUPA Medical Research Project Grant, 1991, +28p. Partially published in: Savona-Ventura C. Caesarean section in Obstetric practice of developing southern Mediterranean island. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 1992, 3:271-282. Partially abstracted in: Savona-Ventura C. Long term morbidity of previous Caesarean Sections. Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.71
  • Zammit A, Savona-Ventura C. Haematinic use in pregnancy. Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.78
  • Savona-Ventura C, Zammit A. Higher order multiple births in the Maltese population. Maltese Medical Journal 1992, 4(1):11-17
  • C.G.D.U.P. (incl. Savona-Ventura C). Medication during pregnancy: an intercontinental cooperative study. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 1992, 39:185-196. Abstracted in: Abstracts: 26th British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manchester, 7-10th July 1992. R.C.O.G., London, 1992, p.458
  • Savona-Ventura C. Diabetes in Pregnancy. Technical Report submitted to the Malta Case Study for the International Conference on Nutrition in Malta. Department of Health, Malta, 1992. Summarised in: Food & Health in Malta - A situation analysis and proposals for action. Bellizzi M., Agius Muscat H., Galea G., eds. Department of Health, Malta, 1993, p.18-19
  • Savona-Ventura C. AIDS in obstetric practice. Midwives Journal 1993, 1:16-18
  • Savona-Ventura C. Illegitimacy in a Roman Catholic Mediterranean Community. Planned Parenthood in Europe 1993, 22(2):30-32
  • Marchetti E, Romero M, Bonati M, Tognoni G, C.G.D.U.P. (incl. Savona-Ventura C). Use of psychotropic drugs during pregnancy: A report of the International Co-operative drug use in pregnancy (DUP) study. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1993, 5:495-501
  • Schranz A, Savona-Ventura C. Metabolic alterations in gestational IGT. Diabetologica Croatica 1993, 22-3:55-59  Abstracted in: Abstracts: 1st Malta College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Scientific Meeting. Malta, December 1991. M.C.O.G., Malta, 1991, p.12; Abstracts: 26th British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manchester, 7-10th July 1992. R.C.O.G., London, 1992, p.459
  • Savona-Ventura C. Anaemia in the Maltese Islands. It-Tabib tal-familja: Journal of the Malta College Family Doctors 1993, 5:12-16. Submitted as: Technical Report submitted to the Malta Case Study for the International Conference on Nutrition in Malta. Department of Health, Malta, 1992. Summarised in: Food & Health in Malta - A situation analysis and proposals for action. Bellizzi M., Agius Muscat H., Galea G., eds. Department of Health, Malta, 1993, p.38-39
  • Vella A, Brincat M, Zammit A, Micallef M, Savona-Ventura C. Simple urodynamic testing to assess stress incontinence before and after surgical correction. Abstracts: 2nd International Scientific Meeting R.C.O.G., 7-10th September 1993, R.C.O.G., Hong Kong, 1993, p.130 
  • M.C.O.G. Council (inc. Savona-Ventura C.) Recommendations for ethical Guidelines in Human Artificial Procreation. Malta College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Malta, 1994, +9p.
  • Scerri AP, Savona-Ventura C, Farrugia M. Birth Weight discordancy in twins. Abstracts: Joint Obstetric and Gynaecology Meeting M.C.O.G./B.M.O.G.S., 6-7th May 1994, M.C.O.G., Malta, 1994, p.8
  • Savona-Ventura C, Bonello F. Beta-thalassaemia syndromes and pregnancy. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 1994; 49(2):129-137
  • Savona-Ventura C, Sammut M, Ducoffre G, Claeys F. Chronic lead exposure and pregnancy. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 1994; 6:25-33. Abstracted in: Abstracts: 2nd Maltese Medical School Conference, 19-22nd November 1992, Medical School, Malta, 1992, p.71
  • Savona-Ventura C. Family planning in a Roman Catholic community. Planned Parenthood in Europe 1995; 24(1):20-22
  • El Nahhal K, Savona-Ventura C, Bonello F. The role of antibiotic prophylaxis in gynaecological surgery. Abstracts: Third Maltese Medical School Conference, December 1995, University of Malta, Malta, 1995, p.72-73
  • Sciberras C, Mamo J, Savona-Ventura C, Pace Axiaq R. Risk factors for cerebral palsy in Malta. Abstracts: Joint Seminar in Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology, November 1996, MCOG, Malta, 1996, p.37
  • El Nahhal K, Savona-Ventura C. Obesity and its obstetric implications. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 1996; 8:141-147. Abstracted in: Abstracts: Third Maltese Medical School Conference, December 1995, University of Malta, Malta, 1995, p.59
  • Savona-Ventura C. Cervical Carcinoma in the Maltese population. Health Information News, 1996; 3:1-2,5
  • Savona-Ventura C. Metabolic adjustments in pregnancy. It-Tabib tal-familja: Journal of the Malta College of Family Doctors, 1996, 11:15-18
  • Savona-Ventura C. The clinical significance of gestational impaired glucose tolerance in the Maltese population. D.Sc.Med thesis: National Research Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, 1997, +160p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grech V. Congenital malformations in a central Mediterranean island. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 1997, 10:31-39
  • Grech V, Savona-Ventura C, Attard-Montaldo S. Declining mortality from congenital heart disease in Malta. Maltese Medical Journal, 1997, 9(1):38-40. Abstracted in: Abstracts: Third Maltese Medical School Conference, December 1995, University of Malta, Malta, 1995, p.68-69
  • Savona-Ventura C, Sammut M, Licari L, Vassallo A. Blood lead levels in pregnant women and the neonate. Maltese Medical Journal, 1997, 9(1):42-45. Abstracted in: Abstracts: Joint Seminar in Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology, November 1996, MCOG, Malta, 1996, p.35
  • Savona-Ventura C, Schranz AG, Chazan B. The clinical significance of gestational impaired glucose tolerance in the Maltese population. Archives of Perinatal Medicine, 1997, 3(4):55-64
  • Savona-Ventura C. Lead in the Maltese Environment and its significance to man. Journal of EuroMed Pharmacy, 1998, 1(4):8-13
  • Grech V, Savona-Ventura C. Recurrence risks of congenital heart disease in a small Island population. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 1998, 11:171-177
  • Savona-Ventura C, Janulova L: The Computerization of Maternity Information in a small island community - The Malta Experience  1981-1997. Archives of Perinatal Medicine, 1998, 4(4):92-96. Proceeding report as: Handout: Vth  Workshop “Quality Development in Perinatal Care” organized by the W.H.O., 29-31st October 1998, +6p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Expectations from the Ministries of Health in Diabetes Care. Implementation of the St. Vincent Working Groups. Meeting of the Working Group Convenors, Malta, 13-15th March 1998. [HVR RPT MTA WG Proc_A.doc] WHO-Euro/IDF-Euro, Denmark, 1998, p.34-35
  • Savona-Ventura C, Azzopardi J, Ellul A, Sant R. Annual Report 1998 - Pregnancy Diabetes Joint Clinic. Department of Health, Malta, 1999, +5p.
  • Grech V, Vassallo Agius P, Savona-Ventura C. Declining Male births in Malta. Abstracts: Fourth Maltese Medical School Conference, March 1999, University of Malta, Malta, 1999, p.148
  • Marsal K, Savona-Ventura C. Experiences using the PAD, BIS, and other data collection tools. Quality Development in Perinatal Care: The OBSQID Project. Report on the Fifth WHO Workshop, Israel, 29th October – 1st November 1998. [EUR/ICP/QCPH 03.02.03(B)] WHO-Euro, Denmark, 1999, p.28-30
  • Grech V, Savona-Ventura C. Declining mortality from congenital heart disease related to innovations in diagnosis and treatment: a population-based study. Cardiology of the Young, 1999, 9:78-80
  • Grech V, Agius-Mucat H, Savona-Ventura C, Pace J. Regional differences in birth prevalence of congenital heart disease in Malta. Cardiology of the Young, 1999, 9:150-154
  • Savona-Ventura C, Azzopardi J, Sant R. Risk Factors for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in the Maltese Population: a population based study. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine 2000, 13(1):1-7
  • Grech V, Vassallo-Agius P, Savona-Ventura C. Declining male births with increasing latitude in Europe. Journal of  Epidemiology &  Community Health 2000, 54(4):244-246
  • Grech V, Vella CC, Vassallo-Agius P, Savona-Ventura C. Gender at birth and meteorological factors. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 2000, 13:221-224
  • Savona-Ventura C. Guidelines for the management of Gestational Diabetes in Malta. It-Tabib tal-familja - Journal of the Malta College of Family Doctors 2000, 18:9-12. Submitted as: Savona-Ventura C, Azzopardi J. Guidelines: Screening for Diabetes Mellitus & I.G.T. during pregnancy. St. Luke’s Teaching Hospital, Malta, 1998, +4p.; Savona-Ventura C, Azzopardi J. Pregnancy Diabetes Clinic - Antenatal Management Protocol. Department of Health, Malta, 1998, +4p.
  • Savona-Ventura C (moderator). Working Groups: Implementation of proposed satellite activities. Working group 2: Multiple pregnancy. Quality Development in Perinatal Care: The OBSQID Project. Report on a WHO Meeting, Oporto, Portugal, 23-24th June 2000. [EUR/00/5016725] WHO-Euro, Denmark, 2000, p.18-20
  • Savona-Ventura C, Savona-Ventura M, Drengsted-Nielsen S, Johansen KS. Domestic abuse in a central Mediterranean pregnant population. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 2001, 98(1):3-8. Proceeding report as: Drengsted Nielsen S, Savona-Ventura C. Violence and pregnancy - interim results of a comparative study. Quality Development in Perinatal Care: The OBSQID Project. Report on a WHO Meeting, Oporto, Portugal, 23-24th June 2000. [EUR/00/5016725] WHO-Euro, Denmark, 2000, p.26-28
  • H.M.C. (incl. Savona-Ventura C). Organisational Communication Network System and Organogram. Policy Document. Hospital Management Committee, Malta, 2000, +16p.
  • H.M.C. (incl. Savona-Ventura C). Patients' Charter of Rights and Responsibilities – Karta tad-Drittijiet u tar-Responsabbiltajiet tal-Pazjient. Hospital Management Committee: Malta, 2001, +16p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Diabetes and Lifestyle in the New Millennium. Id-Dijabete u Sahhtek. Journal of the Maltese Diabetic Association 2001, 66:6-7
  • Savona-Ventura C, Schranz AG, Chircop M. Risk factors for gestational impaired glucose tolerance in the Maltese population: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2001, 21(6):591-594
  • Savona-Ventura C. Mortality trends from diabetes mellitus in a high prevalence island population. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 2002, 14:p.87-93
  • Savona-Ventura C, Schranz AG. Metabolic effects on infants born to mothers with Gestational Impaired Glucose Tolerance (G-IGT). International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine 2002, 14:p.95-98. Abstracted in: Abstracts: XXXII Annual Meeting of the Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the EASD, Israel 21-24th September 2000, DPSG, Israel, 2000, p.35
  • Schranz AG, Savona-Ventura C: Long-term significance of mild Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - A Longitudinal Study. Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes 2002, 110:219-222. Abstracted in: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2002, 11(suppl.1):156; Abstracts: Joint Obstetric and Gynaecology Meeting M.C.O.G./B.M.O.G.S., 6-7th May 1994, M.C.O.G., Malta, 1994, p.32
  • Grech V, Vassallo-Agius P, Savona-Ventura C. Unexplained differences in sex ratios at birth in Europe and North America. British Medical Journal 2002 324:1010-1011. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):p.47
  • Janulova L, Savona-Ventura C. Experiences in data collection and comparison to improve the quality of perinatal care: progress and implementation reports - Malta. Quality Development in Perinatal Care: The OBSQID Project. Report of the Seventh WHO Workshop, Budapest, Hungary 2-3 November 2001, WHO, Copenhagen 2002, p.21-26
  • Savona-Ventura C. What Strategy and Information System for the OBSQID Project for implementation at National or local level? Quality Development in Perinatal Care: The OBSQID Project. Report of the Seventh WHO Workshop, Budapest, Hungary 2-3 November 2001, WHO, Copenhagen 2002, p.58-60
  • Savona-Ventura C. Gestational Diabetes - Dijabete tat-Tqala. Health Promotion Dept., Malta, 2002, +12p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Pre-existing Diabetes & Pregnancy. Id-Dijabete u Sahhtek. Journal of the Maltese Diabetic Association 2003, 72:5-7
  • Savona-Ventura C, Chircop M. Birth weight influence on the subsequent development of gestational diabetes mellitus. Acta Diabetologica, 2003, 40:101-104. Abstracted in: Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 34th Annual Meeting, September 5-8, 2002, Balatonfured, Hungary. DPSG, Hungary 2002, p.44; Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine 2002, 11(suppl.1):56
  • Savona-Ventura C, Ellul A, Chircop M.  The outcome of diabetic pregnancies in Malta. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 82:217-218. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):p.33. Submitted as: Diabetes in Pregnancy: A Clinical Audit of cases delivered in the Maltese Islands. DPJC, Malta, 2003, +23p. Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2002. [Compendium of previous annual reports: Savona-Ventura C. Annual Report 1999 – Diabetic Pregnancy Joint Clinic, St. Luke’s teaching Hospital, Malta. DPJC, Malta, 2000, +17p.; Savona-Ventura C. Annual Report 2000 – Diabetic Pregnancy Joint Clinic, St. Luke’s teaching Hospital, Malta. DPJC: Malta, 2001, +17p.; Savona-Ventura C. Annual Report 2001 – Diabetic Pregnancy Joint Clinic, St. Luke’s teaching Hospital, Malta. DPJC, Malta, 2002, +20p.; Savona-Ventura C. Annual Report 2002 – Diabetic Pregnancy Joint Clinic, St. Luke’s teaching Hospital, Malta. DPJC, Malta, 2003, +22p]
  • Savona-Ventura C, Chircop M. The threshold criteria for the 75-g Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Pregnancy and Short-term Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes. International Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism 2003, 11:7-9. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):p.71. Submitted as:  Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2002. DPJC, Malta, 2003, +23p
  • Savona-Ventura C, Schranz AG, Chircop M. Family History in the Aetiology of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Type 2 Diabetes. Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2):25-27
  • Savona-Ventura C, Hod M, Chen R. The WHO DPAD Study: Maltese participation and comparison of data on diabetic pregnancies. Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):p.70-71
  • Grech V, Vassallo-Agius P, Savona-Ventura C. Secular trends in sex ratios at birth in North America and Europe over the second half of the 20th century. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2003, 57:612-615.
  • Grech V, Savona-Ventura C, Agius-Muscat H, Janulova L. Seasonality of births is associated with seasonality of marriages in Malta. Journal of Biosocial Science 2003, 35:95-105
  • Magri J, Sammut M, Savona-Ventura C. Lead and other metals in gestational hypertension. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83:29-36
  • Savona-Ventura C. Devotees of Venus - A history of sexuality in Malta. DISCERN, Malta, 2003, +89p. Submitted in part as: The Problems of increasing Sexuality in the Maltese Islands. Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2002. Malta, 2003, +24p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Preliminary Annual Report 2003 – Diabetic Pregnancy Joint Clinic, St. Luke’s teaching Hospital, Malta. DPJC, Malta, 2004, +14p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Ellul A, Chircop M, Azzopardi J, Janulova L.  Diabetic Pregnancy Outcome in Malta - The outcome of non-gestational diabetic pregnancies in the Maltese Islands. Malta Medical Journal, 2004, 16(1):27-30. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):33
  • Savona-Ventura C, Chircop M, Ellul A, Azzopardi J, Janulova, L. The Outcome of Gestational Diabetic Pregnancies in the Maltese Islands. Malta Medical Journal, 2004, 16(2):33-5. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):33
  • Savona-Ventura C. Puerperal sepsis in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 2004, 16:59-66. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2004 – No. 04/04. Malta, 2005, +5p. Abstracted in: Book of Abstracts - Fourth Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control, 9-12th November 2003, Malta, 2
  • Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M. Embryonal risks in gestational diabetes mellitus. Early Human Development, 2004, 79:59-63
  • Savona-Ventura C. Secular trends in obstetric practice in Malta. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 2004, 16(4):211-5. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2004 – No. 05/04. Malta, 2005, +3p
  • Savona-Ventura C. Temporal trends in pregnancy outcome of Maltese Diabetic patients. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 2004, 12(1/2):1-4. Abstracted in: Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 37th Annual Meeting, September 15-18, 2005, Myconos Is, Greece.   DPSG, Greece 2005, 79
  • Savona-Ventura C. The Quest for Contentment. A Study of drug abuse habits in Malta. Discern, Malta, 2004, +45p. Partly published as: Pregnancy in Maltese drug-abusers: a socio-biological study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, 2004, 115:161-5. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):71. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2003 – No. 09/03. Malta, 2004, +4p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Chircop M. Determinants for macrosomia in a Mediterranean island community. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 2004, 12(3):44-8. Abstracted in: Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 36th Annual Meeting, September 9-12, 2004, Luso, Portugal.   DPSG, Portugal 2004, 77
  • Savona-Ventura C. Animal-related injuries relevant to the Maltese Islands CDRom presented for the DOH Merit Award 2005 – No. 79/05. SRG-SLC, Malta, 2006. Made available as public domain on homepage: http://staff.um.edu.mt/csav1/srg/
  • Savona-Ventura C. Epidemiological aspects of Influenza epidemics in the Maltese Islands – a historical study. Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2006 – No. 04/06. Malta, 2007, +8p. Partly published as: Past Influenza Pandemics and their effect in Malta. Malta Medical Journal, 2005, 17(3):16-9
  • Savona-Ventura C. The Thrifty Diet Phenotype – A Case for endogenous physiological teratogenesis. In: Engels J.V. [ed.]: Birth Defects: New Research. Nova Science Publishers, USA, 2006, 183-200. Abstracted in: West Indian Medical Journal 2003, 52(suppl.2):18-9; Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 39th Annual Meeting, September 21-24, 2007, Ibiza Is, Spain.  DPSG, Spain 2007, 39. Proceedings report of lecture in: Cajnus: The Caribbean Food & Nutrition Institute Quarterly 2003, 36(1):42-53
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vella A, Zammit K. Temporal trends in multiple pregnancy trends in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 2006, 18(3):173-9. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):66. Submitted as:Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2006 – No. 03/06. Malta, 2007, +6p
  • Savona-Ventura C. Advances in Oral Hormonal Contraception. The Synapse – The Medical Professional’s Network, November 2006, 24-5
  • Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M. Short-term obstetric outcomes in obese Maltese women. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 2006, 14(2):88-91. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):66; Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 37th Annual Meeting, September 15-18, 2005, Myconos Is, Greece.   DPSG, Greece 2005, 80. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2005 – No. 80/05. Malta, 2006, +5p
  • Savona-Ventura C, Zammit K, Vella S. Starvation and the development of the Metabolic Syndrome. International Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, 2007, 15:1-3. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):66; Program and Abstracts – 4th International Symposium on Diabetes and pregnancy March 29-31, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey, 2007, 32; Scientific Programme & abstracts. 10th Meeting for the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 26-29, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey, 2007, 32
  • Buttigieg GG, Savona-Ventura C, Vella K, Cassar O. Cervical Carcinoma in the Maltese population. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2008, 20(4):223-230
  • Inguanez J, Savona-Ventura C. Not a Euthanasia. DISCERN: Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times, Malta, 2008, +128p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Buttigieg GG, Grima S. Outcomes of hypertensive obstetric patients in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 2008, May; 101(2):189-91. [epub, Feb 19, 2008]
  • Savona-Ventura C , Buttigieg GG, Grima S. Metabolic Carcinogenesis in the Maltese population. Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes, 2008, 116:1-5. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme & abstracts. 11th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 23-26, 2009, Malta. MGSD, Paris 2009, 66
  • Savona-Ventura C , Buttigieg GG, Grima S, Vella M. Anthropomorphic characteristics as obstetric risk determinants. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2008, 20(3):155-160
  • Savona-Ventura C, Chircop M. Significant thresholds for the 75g oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 2008, 22(3):178-80. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal 2003, 15(2 suppl):71; Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 36th Annual Meeting, September 9-12, 2004, Luso, Portugal. DPSG, Portugal 2004, 8; Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 39th Annual Meeting, September 21-24, 2007, Ibiza Is, Spain. DPSG, Spain 2007, 58; Scientific Programme & abstracts. 11th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 23-26, 2009, Malta. MGSD, Paris 2009, 44
  • Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M, Vella K, Grima S. Higher Order Multiple Pregnancy Outcomes in the Maltese Islands: 2000-2004. Malta Medical Journal, 2008, 20(1):19-23. Reviewed in: Malta Today, 25th May 2008
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grima S. Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy in Gestational Diabetic women. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes, 2008, 116:1-4. Abstracted in: Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 40th Annual Meeting, October 2-4, 2008, Cavtat, Croatia. DPSG, Croatia 2008, 66; Scientific Programme & abstracts. 11th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 23-26, 2009, Malta. MGSD, Paris 2009, 64
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grima S, Vella K. Maternal BMI and antenatal weight gain as determinants of obstetric outcome. International Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, 2008, 16:51-53. Abstracted in: Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 40th Annual Meeting, October 2-4, 2008, Cavtat, Croatia. DPSG, Croatia 2008, 31; Scientific Programme & abstracts. 11th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 23-26, 2009, Malta. MGSD, Paris 2009, 65
  • Savona-Ventura C, Zammit K, Grima S, Ellul A, Gatt M. Diabetes in pregnancy: A clinical audit of cases delivered in the Maltese Islands during 1999–2004. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2007, 19(4):229-36. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):66. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2007 – No. 18/07. Malta, 2008, +5p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Zammit K, Grima S, Gatt M. Twin pregnancy outcomes in the Maltese Islands. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 2007 Sep; 98(3):255-6; [epub Jun 27]. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):66. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2007 – No. 19/07. Malta, 2008, +6p
  • Caruana M, Grech V, Aquilina O, Savona-Ventura C, Somerville J. Pregnancy in classic fontan and total cavopulmonary connection - two cases compared. 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):129
  • Fava A, Abela N, Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M. Teenage pregnancy analysis. 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book . Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):163
  • Mifsud M, Buttigieg GG, Savona-Ventura C, Delicata S. Reproductive health in Malta. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2009, 14(4):249-257
  • Savona-Ventura C. Cervical Cancer screening. Synapse, 2009, 4:8-10
  • Savona-Ventura C. Fenugreek - A natural prototype oral hypoglycaemic agent used in Malta. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(2):42-44
  • Savona-Ventura C. Socio-biological determinants of reproductive health indicators. Chapter in: Social Transitions in Maltese Society [eds. Cutajar JA, Cassar G]. Agenda, Malta, 2009, p.286-301
  • Savona-Ventura C. Child Well-being Services in the Maltese Islands: Report 2009. Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Malta Medical School, 2009, 18
  • Savona-Ventura C. New educational policies in obstetrics and gynaecology - 2008/09. 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):63. Submitted as: Audit of Students' Perceptions of the Course - 5th year Course of Studies - OBG4000 2008-09. Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UMMS, Malta, 2009, +4p.; Final examination OBG4000 audit - June 2009. Department of Obstetrics & Gytnaecology, UMMS, Malta, 2009, +9p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Buttigieg GG, Gatt M. Obstetric outcomes of immigrants of African Nationality. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2009, 21(3):147-152. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2009 – No. 14/09. Malta, 2010, +6p. Abstracted in: Guillaumier RA, Felice, N, Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M. Obstetric outcomes in women originating from the Sahel Belt and Horn of Africa regions. 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):34
  • Savona-Ventura C, Buttigieg GG, Mifsud M. Maternal weight gain and fetal growth. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(2):22-25
  • Savona-Ventura C, Grima S, Buttigieg GG. Conjoint twinning in the Maltese Islands. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2009, 29(7):599-604. Submitted as: Report presented for the DOH Merit Award 2009 – No. 15/09. Malta, 2010, +8p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Buttigieg GG, Felice N, Gulliamier RA, Gatt M. Risk factors for prematurity in the Maltese Islands: 1999-2006. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2009, 21(4):177-184. Submitted as: Report prepared for the European Parturition Group. Department of Obstetrics-Gynaecology, Malta, 2008, +12p.
  • Abou-Hussein S, Savona-Ventura C, Grima S, Felice AE. Allele scoring of genetic risk in previous GDM. Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 42nd Annual Meeting, October 7-10, 2010, Warsaw, Poland. DPSG, Warsaw 2010, 35. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 18
  • Grima S, Vella M, Savona-Ventura C. Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy in pre-gestational diabetic women. Malta Medical Journal 2010, 22(2):15-18
  • Savona-Ventura C, Felice N, Gulliamier RA. The changing face of the Maltese population. Journal of Population Research.  2010, 27(4):315-322, online 18th September 2010. Abstracted in: 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):167
  • Savona-Ventura C, Craus J, Vella K, Grima S. Lowest threshold values for the 75g oral glucose tolerance test in pregnancy. Malta Medical Journal, 2010, 22(1):14-16. Abstracted in:Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 41st Annual Meeting, September 25-28, 2009, Frascati, Rome, Italy. DPSG, Rome 2009, 37; 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):34
  • Savona-Ventura C, Felice N, R.A. Gullaimier. The changing face of the Maltese population. Journal of population research, 2010, 27(4):315-322
  • Scerri C, Savona-Ventura C. Early metabolic imprinting as a determinant of childhood obesity. International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus 2010, 2:175-178. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 19
  • Zammit V, Zammit P, Savona-Ventura C, Buhagiar A, Grech V. Maltese national birth weight for gestational age centile values. Malta Medical Journal 2010, 22(2):19-24 
  • Abou-Hussein S, Savona-Ventura C, Grima S, Felice A. Genetic factors in risk assessment for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a small case series. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2011, 23:1-5
  • Abou-Hussein SY, Savona-Ventura C, Grima S, Felice AE. The long-term postpartum follow-up of severe gestational diabetes mellitus. Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 89
  • Abou-Hussein S, Abela M, Savona-Ventura C. Body Mass Index adjustment for sitting height for better assessment of obesity risks in Maltese women. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 2012, 23:241-248. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 112
  • Craus J, Savona-Ventura C, Buhagiar G. GDM diagnosis after the IADPSG recommendations. Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 159
  • Craus J, Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J. Prevalence of GDM in the Maltese population. Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 158
  • Fronteira I, Savona-Ventura C, Oliveira da Silva, M. Malta. In: Country Profiles: The Reproductive Health Report - The state of sexual and reproductive health within the European Union. EU Final Report, July 2011, 186-197.
  • Grech V, Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M, Attard-Montalto S. Factors influencing the future of paediatric private practice in Malta. Pediatric Reports, June 2011; 3(2):39-41. Abstracted in: Malta Medical Journal, 2006, 18(suppl.):24
  • Oliveira da Silva, M et al [incl. Savona-Ventura C - EU country collaborator]. The Reproductive Health Report - The state of sexual and reproductive health within the European Union. EU Final Report, July 2011, +140p. Published also in The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, September 2011, 16[suppl.1]:+70p.
  • Savona-Ventura C. Unreliability of online survey methods to assess population preferences in contraceptive practices. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care 2011, 16:147-148
  • Savona-Ventura C. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of diabetes during pregnancy. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UMMS, Malta, 2011, +24p. [e-book publication]
  • Savona-Ventura C. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of labour and delivery. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UMMS, Malta, 2011, +20p. [e-book publication]
  • Savona-Ventura C. Guidelines for Medical Students - Gynaecological & obstetric history taking and examination. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UMMS, Malta, 2011, +33p. [e-book publication]
  • Savona-Ventura C. The Gestational Diabetes Study in the Mediterranean Region - Protocol. Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 39
  • Scerri C, Savona-Ventura C. Lifestyle risk factors for childhood obesity. Childhood Obesity, 2011, 7(1):25-29. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme & abstracts. 12th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes, April 28-May 1, 2011, Morocco. MGSD, Paris 2011, 19 
  • Formosa C, Savona-Ventura C, Mandy A. Cultural contributors to the development of diabetes mellitus in Malta. International Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism, 2012, 20:25-29.
  • Gissler M, Fronteira I, Jahn A, Karro H, Moreau C, Oliveira da Silva M, Olsen J, Savona-Ventura C, Temmerman M, Hemminki E. Terminations of pregnancy in the European Union. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2012, 119:324-332; E-pub: 2011, 30 Nov.
  • Gissler M, Fronteira I, Jahn A, Karro H, Moreau C, da Siva MO, Olsen J, Savona-Ventura C, Temmerman M, Hemminki E. Terminations of pregnancy in Europe: the East-West divide. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2012, 119:1020-1021.
  • Karamanos B, Thanopoulou A, Anastasiou E, Benroubi M, Assaad-Khalil S, Bachaoui M, Ben Slama C, El Bache N, El Ghomari H, Lalic N, Lapolla A, Saab C, Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Marre M, MGSD-GDM Study Group. Effect of the Mediterranean Diet and its components on the incidence of Gestational Diabetes in the Mediterranean region. Abstracts - International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition. 28 June - 1 July 2012, Athens, Greece.
  • Parnis J, Camilleri DJ, Babic D, Degaetano J, Savona-Ventura C. Lymphoma of the Cervix. Case Reports in Haematology, 2012, Article ID 326127, 4 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/326127
  • Sapiano K, Savona-Ventura C, Calleja-Agius J, Serracino-Inglott A, Azzopardi L. Attitudes towards pre-conception care in Maltese women with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Gynecological Endocrinology, 2012 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print]. Abstracted in: 7th Malta Medical School Conference - Conference Abstract Book. Malta Medical Journal, 2009, 21(suppl.):86-87; Program and Abstract Book. Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group of the ESAD 42nd Annual Meeting, October 7-10, 2010, Warsaw, Poland. DPSG, Warsaw 2010, 41
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Marre M, Karamanos B, MGSD-GDM Study Group. Hyperglycaemia in pregnancy in Mediterranean women. Acta Diabetologica, 2012, 49:473-480 - Epublished 1st September 2012, DOI 10.1007/s00592-012-0427-9. Abstracted in: Scientific Programme and Abstracts. 44th Annual Meeting of DPSG 18-20th October 2012, PP31; OP4.094. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):32
  • Vella K, Vella S, Savona-Ventura C. Retrospective analysis of endocrine disorders in the Maltese pregnant population [OP4.095]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):33
  • Craus J, Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J. The association between maternal glucose, lipid metabolism and fetal birthweight [OP4.096]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):33. Abstracted in: Scientific programme & abstracts. 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes. April 4-7, MGSD, Paris, 2013
  • Cutajar K, Chetcuti D, Grima S, Savona-Ventura C. Cerclage: tie a knot around the cervix [OP4.098]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):33-34
  • Lentini F, Camilleri M, Micallef Fva A, Cannataci C, Camilleri K, Savona-Ventura C. The effect of valvular heart disease on the outcome of pregnancy [P1.16]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):90-91
  • Mamo J, Savona-Ventura C. Obstetric and neonatal care in the Maltese Islands [P2.09]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):95
  • Mamo J, Savona-Ventura C. Obstetric and neonatal care in small states with less than 50,000 inhabitants [P2.11]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):95
  • Cuschieri S, Craus J, Savona-Ventura C. Untimed random blood glucose as a screening test for gestational diabetes [P11.07]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):155-156. Abstracted in: Scientific programme & abstracts. 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes. April 4-7, MGSD, Paris, 2013
  • Vella K, Vella S, Mamo J, Savona-Ventura C. Retrospective analysis of teenage pregnancies in Malta [P12.01]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):161-161
  • Cutajar K, Savona-Ventura C, Sammut M. Placental hormones: steroid production and excretion [CR35]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):193
  • Cutajar K, Vassallo MC, Savona-Ventura C. The Appendix in gynaecology [CR37]. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):194
  • Agius R, Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J. Transgenerational metabolic determinants of fetal birth weight. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes, 2013, DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1345121. Abstracted in: Scientific programme & abstracts. 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes. April 4-7, MGSD, Paris, 2013
  • Craus J, Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J. Risk factors analysis as diagnostic aid for the diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Abstracted in: Scientific programme & abstracts. 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes. April 4-7, MGSD, Paris, 2013
  • Savona-Ventura C, Savona-Ventura S. Endogenous physiological teratogenesis: The Maltese population - A Case study. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2013 [ISBN-13: 978-3-659-39978-7]
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Marre M, Karamanos B, MGSD-GDM Study Group. A composite risk assessment model to screen for gestational diabetes in Mediterranean women. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2013, 120(3):240-244. Abstracted in: P11.5. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):158-159; Scientific programme & abstracts. 13th Meeting of the Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes. April 4-7, MGSD, Paris, 2013
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Marre M, Karamanos B, MGSD-GDM Study Group. Comment on: Zhu et al. Fasting Plasma Glucose at 24-28 Weeks to Screen for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. New Evidence from China. Diabetes Care 2013, 36:2038-2040. Diabetes Care 2013, 36:e1, e-published
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Marre M, Karamanos B, MGSD-GDM Study Group. Obstetric adiposity in the Mediterranean region. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2013, 2pg., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j/ijgo.2013.02.021, e-published. Abstracted in: P11.08. Conference Abstract Book. VIII Malta Medical School Conference. Malta Medical Journal, 2012, 24(suppl.):156
  • Karamanos B, Thanopoulou A, Anastasiou E, Assaad-Khalil S, Albache N, Bachaoui M, Slama CB, El Ghomari H, Jotic A, Lalic N, Lapolla A, Saab C, Marre M, Vassallo J, Savona-Ventura C; MGSD-GDM Study Group. Relation of the Mediterranean diet with the incidence of gestational diabetes. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jan;68(1):8-13. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.177. Epub 2013 Oct 2.
  • Savona-Ventura S, Savona-Ventura C. Factors determining gender ratios in the Maltese population. Malta Medical Journal, 2013, 25(3):19-24
  • Savona-Ventura S, Scerri C, Savona-Ventura C. Contributory influences promoting childhood adiposity in a Mediterranean Island population. Childhood Obesity: Causes, Management and Challenges. Nova Science publ., NY, USA, 2013, p.63-90
  • Savona-Ventura C, Van Assche A, Wender-Ozegowsks, Devlieger R, Mahmood R. for EBCOG Scientific Committee. Obesity and Women’s Health – EBCOG Position paper No.2. Facts Views Vis OBGYN, 2014, 6(4):175-176
  • Savona-Ventura C, Savona-Ventura C.. The inheritance of obesity. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, April 2015, Vol.29(3), pp.300-308 [Peer Reviewed Journal] - ISSN: 1521-6934; DOI: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2014.07.023, ScienceDirect (Elsevier B.V.)
  • Grech VE, Savona-Ventura C, Gatt M, Mamo J. The male to female ratio at birth in different regions in Malta. Malta Medical Journal. 2015, Vol.27(1), p. 4-8 [Peer Reviewed Journal];  https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar//handle/123456789/4380, OARatUoM
  • Cuschieri S, Craus J, Savona-Ventura C. Guideline for screening and diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus. Malta Medical Journal. 2015, Vol.27(2), p. 43-46 [Peer Reviewed Journal]; https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar//handle/123456789/4626, OARatUoM
  • Benhalima K, Mathieu C, Damm P, Assche A, Devlieger R, Desoye G, Corcoy R, Mahmood T, Nizard  J, Savona-Ventura C, Dunne F. A proposal for the use of uniform diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes in Europe: an opinion paper by the European Board & College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG).(Report)  - Diabetologia, 2015, Vol.58(7), p.1422(8) [Peer Reviewed Journal] - ISSN: 0012-186X, Cengage Learning, Inc  
  • Savona-Ventura C, Vassallo J, Craus J, Anastasiou E, Jotic A, Lalic NM, Slama CB, Loscos AR, Napoli A, Roma G; MGSD-GDM Study Group. Biological and biochemical characteristics of a Mediterranean population with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. J Perinat Med. 2015 May 15. pii: /j/jpme.ahead-of-print/jpm-2015-0027/jpm-2015-0027.xml.[Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Vella AM; Savona Ventura C; Wolff K. Pregnancy outcomes in substance-misusing pregnant women: A 10-year retrospective study. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2015 Oct 14:1-5. [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Savona-Ventura C, Formosa C, Savona-Ventura S, Aboulezz D. Childhood adiposity – Solutions for a National Epidemic. Obesity & Weight loss Therapy, 2015, 5:2, +6p.
  • Savona-Ventura C, Craus J. Determinants and outcomes of Macrosomia in a Mediterranean Island population. In: Harris LP [editor]. Macrosomia and Birth Weight – Risk factors, outcomes and potential health complications. Nova Biomedical, New York, 2015, p.47-62
  • Cuschieri S, Craus J, Savona-Ventura C. The role of untimed blood glucose in screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in a high prevalent diabetic population. Scientifica (Cairo), 2016; 2016:3984024 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Savona-Ventura C, Savona-Ventura S. Health in Migrant Women: Report prepared for COST – European Cooperation in Science & Technology - COST Action IS1405 Working Group Three: New insights into socio-cultural phenomenon that contextualize labour and birth, including marginalized groups and migrant women. Malta, 2016, +31p.
  • Cuschieri S, Savona-Ventura C. GDM: To screen or not to screen; that is the question! Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine, July 2016, in press
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