Long term mortality after severe starvation during the siege of Leningrad: prospective cohort study.

@article{Sparn2004LongTM,
  title={Long term mortality after severe starvation during the siege of Leningrad: prospective cohort study.},
  author={P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Denny V{\aa}ger{\"o} and Dmitri B. Shestov and Svetlana Plavinskaja and N. S. Parfenova and Valeri Hoptiar and Dominique Paturot and Maria Rosaria Galanti},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2004},
  volume={328 7430},
  pages={11}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether starvation during periods of increased growth after birth have long term health consequences. DESIGN Analysis of cardiovascular risk factors and mortality in a longitudinal follow up after the 1941-4 siege of Leningrad. Mortality measured from 1975 up to the end of 1999. SETTING St Petersburg, Russia (formerly Leningrad). PARTICIPANTS 5000 men born 1916-35 who lived in Leningrad, randomly selected to take part in health examinations in 1975-7. Of the 3905… CONTINUE READING
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