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Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Low Birth Weight Life study

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Low Birth Weight Life study

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Initiatives -
To study the clinical outcomes and brain correlates across a life span of very low birth weight individuals.
Start Year
1986
End Year
2014
Supplementary Information
https://www.efcni.org/news/ntnu-low-birth-weight-life-study/
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Kari Anne Evensen
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Design

Study design
Case-control
Follow Up
Follow-up examinations have included motor and cognitive skills at 1 and 5-6 years of age, and additionally vision, mental health and quality of life at 14 years of age. At 18-19, 23 and 26-28 years of age, follow-up included assessments of cognitive and executive skills, mental and physical health as well as quality of life. At all time points, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been performed.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
141
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Very low birth weight infants

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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