Professor Andrew Shennan
Professor of Obstetrics
Division of Women's Health
10th Floor, North Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
Andrew Shennan is Professor of Obstetrics at King’s College London. He qualified with MBBS in 1980 from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School and became a Member of the RCOG in 1991. He was awarded his MD thesis from Imperial College in 1997.
He leads the clinical research programme within the Women's Health Academic Centre into the causes of low birthweight and pre-eclampsia. In addition, he runs the research programme into the measurement of blood pressure in pregnancy and the development of accurate/novel ‘mercury free’ devices.
Pre-term labour, prediction and prevention of pre-eclampsia and the measurement of blood pressure in pregnancy.
Evaluation of a quantitative fetal fibronectin test for spontaneous preterm birth in symptomatic women. Abbott DS, Radford SK, Seed PT, Tribe RM, Shennan AH. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Feb;208:122.e1-6.
Prevention of preterm birth--why can't we do any better? Norman JE, Shennan AH. Lancet. 2013 Jan 19;381:184-5.
Limited relationship between cervico-vaginal fluid cytokine profiles and cervical shortening in women at high risk of spontaneous preterm birth. Chandiramani M, Seed PT, Orsi NM, Ekbote UV, Bennett PR, Shennan AH, Tribe RM. PLoS One. 2012;7:e52412.
The use of fetal fibronectin testing and cervical length measurement in the prediction of delivery of triplet pregnancies.Bolt LA, Morrison K, Shennan AH. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2012 Oct;164:236-7.
The use and accuracy of manual and electronic gestational age calculators.
Smout EM, Seed PT, Shennan AH. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2012 Oct;52:440-4.
Abbott D, To M, Shennan A. Cervical cerclage: A review of current evidence. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2012. [PubMed]
Baker EC, Hezelgrave N, Magesa SM, Edmonds S, de Greeff A, Shennan A. Introduction of automated blood pressure devices intended for a low resource setting in rural Tanzania. Trop Doct 2012;42: 101-3. [PubMed]
Khambay H, Bolt LA, Chandiramani M, De Greeff A, Filmer JE, Shennan AH. The Actim Partus test to predict pre-term birth in asymptomatic high-risk women. J Obstet Gynaecol 2012;32: 132-4. [PubMed]
Tribe RM, Crawshaw SE, Seed P, Shennan AH, Baker PN. Pulsatile versus continuous administration of oxytocin for induction and augmentation of labor: two randomized controlled trials. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;206: 230 e1- [PubMed]