Nutrient intakes in women and congenital diaphragmatic hernia in their offspring.

@article{Yang2008NutrientII,
  title={Nutrient intakes in women and congenital diaphragmatic hernia in their offspring.},
  author={Wei Yang and Gary M Shaw and Suzan L Carmichael and Sonja A Rasmussen and Dorothy Kim Waller and Barbara R Pober and Marlene Anderka},
  journal={Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology},
  year={2008},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={131-8}
}
BACKGROUND Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a severe birth defect where there is an opening in the diaphragm through which a portion of the abdominal contents protrudes into the thoracic cavity. The etiologies of CDH remain unknown, although experimental animal data suggest dietary factors might play a role. This study examined whether maternal nutrient intakes were associated with delivering infants with CDH. METHODS We analyzed infants with isolated CDH who were born from 1997 to… CONTINUE READING
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