Gestational and neonatal characteristics of children with cystic fibrosis: a cohort study.

@article{Festini2005GestationalAN,
  title={Gestational and neonatal characteristics of children with cystic fibrosis: a cohort study.},
  author={Filippo Festini and Giovanni Taccetti and Teresa Repetto and Maria Francesca Reali and Silvia Campana and Gianfranco Mergni and Lore Marianelli and Maurizio de Martino},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={316-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether the birth weight (BW) and the risks of being pre-term, low birth weight (LBW), and small for gestational age (SGA) of children with cystic fibrosis (CF) are different from nonaffected children. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. We examined all the children with CF born in Tuscany, Italy, from 1991 to 2002 (n = 70) comparing them to the entire population of non-CF-affected children born in the same period (n = 290,059). RESULTS The mean BW of newborns with… CONTINUE READING