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Preterm birth is a novel, independent risk factor for altered cardiac remodeling and early heart failure: is it time for a new cardiomyopathy?

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Around 10% of the global population is born preterm (< 37 weeks’ gestation). Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events, with preterm-born individuals demonstrating a distinct cardiac phenotype. This review aims to summarize the main phenotypic features of the preterm heart and directions for future research to develop novel intervention strategies.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s11936-019-0712-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Subgroup:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Subgroup:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
Article 8
Publication date:
2019-02-14
Acceptance date:
2019-01-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1534-3189
ISSN:
1092-8464
Pubs id:
pubs:975158
URN:
uri:49bb024b-d803-4071-91d8-ec8558cc9ca5
UUID:
uuid:49bb024b-d803-4071-91d8-ec8558cc9ca5
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pubs:975158

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