Individual Study / ESTONIA 1.2

ESTONIA I & II cohorts

ESTONIA I & II cohorts

Initiatives -
To identify recent changes in short-term outcome and care for very preterm infants in Estonia. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2006
Funding
grant ETF 7094 from the Estonian Science Foundation and by the grant No. 2695 from the Estonian Ministry of Education and Science
Supplementary Information
https://www.efcni.org/news/series-on-cohorts-recap-preterm/

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • MD, Dr Liis Toome
    University of Tartu

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up at 2-years corrected age for all very preterm births (VPT) (n=155) and at 5 years for a subgroup (n=49) born <1000g and <29 weeks gestational age (Estonia II).

Marker Paper

Toome L, Ringmets I, Andresson P, Ilmoja ML, Saik P, Varendi H. Changes in care and short-term outcome for very preterm infants in Estonia. Acta Paediatr. 2012 Apr;101(4):390-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02556.x. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

PUBMED 22150584

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
624
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other