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Extremely preterm infants in Sweden study

Extremely preterm infants in Sweden study

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The overall aims of the EXPRESS study are to: 1. increase understanding of factors that are significant for preventing extremely premature birth 2. improve medical care of children born so early. 3. promote lifelong health for these ‘new survivors’. 4. form a foundation for the development of a national quality control instrument that will facilitate equal care and treatment of pregnant women and their children in Sweden.
Start Year
2004
Funding
Swedish Research Council(grant 521-2006-3858) and the Swedish Neonatal Society
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD. Dr. Professor Mikael Normal
    Karolinska Institutet
  • MD. Dr. Professor Frederik Serenius
    Uppsala University,
  • MD. Dr. Professor Karel Marsal
    Lund University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up assessment at 30 months and at 6.5 years of age.

Marker Paper

EXPRESS Group. Incidence of and risk factors for neonatal morbidity after active perinatal care: extremely preterm infants study in Sweden (EXPRESS). Acta Paediatr. 2010 Jul;99(7):978-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01846.x. Epub 2010 Apr 26.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,011
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Liveborn < 27 weeks gestational age orstillborn 22 weeks + 0 days to 26 weeks + 6 days gestational age

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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