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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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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Early Human Development Journal website
Volume:
90
Issue:
11
Pages:
725–729
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6232
ISSN:
0378-3782
URN:
uuid:4377a787-8bdf-440f-9405-9f90978c2ecc
Source identifiers:
488206
Local pid:
pubs:488206

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