Air Pollution Exposure and Markers of Placental Growth and Function: The Generation R Study

@inproceedings{Hooven2012AirPE,
  title={Air Pollution Exposure and Markers of Placental Growth and Function: The Generation R Study},
  author={Edith H. van den Hooven and Frank H. Pierik and Yvonne de Kluizenaar and Albert Hofman and Sjoerd W. van Ratingen and Peter Y. J. Zandveld and Henk Russcher and Jan W. Lindemans and Henk M.E. Miedema and Eric A. P. Steegers and Vincent W. V. Jaddoe},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Air pollution exposure during pregnancy might affect placental growth and function, perhaps leading to pregnancy complications. OBJECTIVE We prospectively evaluated the associations of maternal air pollution exposure with markers of placental growth and function among 7,801 pregnant women in the Netherlands. METHODS We estimated levels of particulate matter ≤ 10 µm in aerodynamic diameter (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at the home address for different periods during pregnancy… CONTINUE READING
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