Asthma exacerbations during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations among asthmatic women.

@article{Blais2008AsthmaED,
  title={Asthma exacerbations during the first trimester of pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations among asthmatic women.},
  author={Lucie Blais and Am{\'e}lie Forget},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={1379-84, 1384.e1}
}
BACKGROUND Uncontrolled maternal asthma during pregnancy has been hypothesized as a cause of congenital malformation, but literature is scare on this topic. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate whether asthmatic women who had an exacerbation during the first trimester of pregnancy were more at risk of having a baby with a congenital malformation. METHODS From the linkage of 3 Canadian administrative databases, we reconstructed a cohort of 4344 pregnancies of asthmatic women… CONTINUE READING
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