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Preeclampsia, prematurity and cardiovascular health in adult life

Abstract:

Investigations into how perinatal growth and intrauterine environment may 'programme' risk of later cardiovascular disease have been ongoing for over two decades. One of the more recent outcomes of these studies is the observation that certain pregnancy-related conditions, such as preterm birth, have an unusually large impact on the long-term cardiovascular health of the offspring. In the present paper, we review the current literature of how preterm birth affects the long-term cardiovascular...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Early Human Development More from this journal
Volume:
90
Issue:
11
Pages:
725-729
Publication date:
2014-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6232
ISSN:
0378-3782
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:489524
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uuid:1d496ded-5b05-4f46-96b0-82a5b289e816
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pubs:489524
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489524
Deposit date:
2014-11-16

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