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Neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely preterm infants at 2.5 years after active perinatal care in Sweden.
IMPORTANCE Active perinatal care increases survival of extremely preterm infants; however, improved survival might be associated with increased disability among survivors. OBJECTIVE To determineExpand
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One-year survival of extremely preterm infants after active perinatal care in Sweden.
CONTEXT Up-to-date information on infant survival after extremely preterm birth is needed for assessing perinatal care services, clinical guidelines, and parental counseling. OBJECTIVE To determineExpand
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Obstetric and Perinatal Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetic Pregnancies
OBJECTIVE To perform comparative analyses of obstetric and perinatal outcomes between type 1 diabetic pregnancies and the general obstetric population in Sweden between 1991 and 2003. RESEARCH DESIGNExpand
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Incidence of and risk factors for neonatal morbidity after active perinatal care: extremely preterm infants study in Sweden (EXPRESS)
Aims:  The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of neonatal morbidity in extremely preterm infants and to identify associated risk factors.
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Cesarean section and development of the immune system in the offspring.
This review examines the relation between the mode of delivery and development of the immune system in the offspring. Recent epidemiological studies provide evidence that elective cesarean sectionExpand
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Low birth weight and the developing vascular tree: a systematic review
  • M. Norman
  • Medicine
  • Acta paediatrica
  • 1 September 2008
Low birth weight (LBW) is a risk factor for hypertension, stroke and coronary heart disease in adults. Mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease may therefore be initiated in early life. StudiesExpand
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Preterm birth in Sweden: What are the average lengths of hospital stay and the associated inpatient costs?
Aim: To provide estimates of the first‐year length of stay and inpatient costs of Swedish infants admitted for neonatal care by week of gestation and by birthweight; and to provide estimates of theExpand
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Perinatal Risk Factors for Diabetes in Later Life
OBJECTIVE—Low birth weight is consistently associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in adulthood, but the individual contributions from poor fetal growth and preterm birth are not known.Expand
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Generation of NO by probiotic bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract.
Probiotic bacteria elicit a number of beneficial effects in the gut but the mechanisms for these health promoting effects are not entirely understood. Recent in vitro data suggest that lactobacilliExpand
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Impaired Endothelial Function and Increased Carotid Stiffness in 9-Year-Old Children With Low Birthweight
BackgroundLow birthweight (LBW) has been associated with an increased incidence of adult cardiovascular disease. Endothelial dysfunction and loss of arterial elasticity are early markers ofExpand
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