Heritability of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, defined according to the consensus statement of the national institutes of health.

@article{Lavoie2008HeritabilityOB,
  title={Heritability of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, defined according to the consensus statement of the national institutes of health.},
  author={Pascal M. Lavoie and Chandra Pham and Kerry Jang},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={479-85}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal was to determine the magnitude of genetic effects on susceptibility and risk factors for bronchopulmonary dysplasia by using the clinically validated National Institutes of Health consensus definition as a demonstrated proxy for long-term respiratory and neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants. METHODS We analyzed clinical data from twin pairs born at </=30 completed weeks of gestation in British Columbia, Canada, between 1993 and 2006. Differences… CONTINUE READING

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