Individual Study / Evensen_Early Hum Dev_2009

Effects of preterm birth and fetal growth retardation on cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood (Trondheim, Norway APIC cohort)

Effects of preterm birth and fetal growth retardation on cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood (Trondheim, Norway APIC cohort)

Initiatives -
To evaluate associations between low birth weight (LBW) and body fat, blood pressure (BP), lung and endothelial function, and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)). *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.*

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Kari Anne Indredavik Evensen
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Evensen KAI, Steinshamn S, Tjønna AE, et al. Effects of preterm birth and fetal growth retardation on cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood.Early Hum Dev. 2009;85(4):239-245. doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2008.10.008

PUBMED 19013031

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
104
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
18 year old young adult: Thirty-seven subjects born prematurely with birth weight, 47 born at term with low weight (< 10th centile) for gestational age (SGA group) and 63 controls with normal birth weight participated in the study.

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