Congenital abnormalities and other birth outcomes in children born to women with ulcerative colitis in Denmark and Sweden.

@article{Stephansson2011CongenitalAA,
  title={Congenital abnormalities and other birth outcomes in children born to women with ulcerative colitis in Denmark and Sweden.},
  author={Olof Stephansson and Heidi Jeanet Larsson and Lars Pedersen and Helle Kieler and Fredrik N Granath and Jonas F Ludvigsson and Henrik Falconer and Anders Ekbom and Henrik Toft S\orensen and Mette N\orgaard},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          795-801
        }
}
BACKGROUND Studies of women with ulcerative colitis (UC) during pregnancy have reported increased risks of preterm delivery, growth restriction, and congenital malformation. However, the results are inconsistent due to inadequate study design and limitations in sample size. METHODS We performed a population-based prevalence study on 2637 primiparous women with a UC hospital diagnosis prior to delivery and 868,942 primiparous women with no UC diagnosis in Denmark and Sweden, 1994-2006… CONTINUE READING

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