Sinistrality—a side-effect of prenatal sonography: A comparative study of young men

@article{Kieler2001SinistralityaSO,
  title={Sinistrality—a side-effect of prenatal sonography: A comparative study of young men},
  author={H. Kieler and S. Cnattingius and B. Haglund and J. Palmgren and O. Axelsson},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={618-623}
}
  • H. Kieler, S. Cnattingius, +2 authors O. Axelsson
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Although ultrasound during pregnancy is used extensively, there is little published on adverse fetal effects. We undertook a cohort study including men born in Sweden from 1973 to 1978 who enrolled for military service. We estimated relative risks for being born left-handed according to ultrasound exposure in fetal life using logistic regression analysis. Eligible for the study were 6,858 men born at a hospital that included ultrasound scanning in standard antenatal care (exposed) and 172,537… CONTINUE READING
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