Match!

Long-term effects of premature birth on somatic development in women through adolescence and adulthood:

Published on Jan 1, 2018in Journal of International Medical Research1.35
· DOI :10.1177/0300060517714369
Katarzyna Kaczmarczyk5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw),
Aleksandra Pituch-Zdanowska2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Medical University of Warsaw)
+ 2 AuthorsAleksander Ronikier1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw)
Abstract
ObjectivesTo evaluate the long-term consequences of preterm birth on anthropometric parameters in women in adolescence and into adulthood.MethodsSeventy girls born preterm (age 12.22 ± 1.52 years) and 48 born at term participated in the first stage. Eighteen years later, 13 of the same women participated in a follow-up and were compared with a control group of 27 women. We compared anthropometric results across the two examinations, and in the second stage, also assessed body composition using bioelectrical impedance analysis.ResultsNo significant differences were found in anthropometric parameters or the content of individual components of the body between the preterm-born and control groups. However, the preterm-born group showed a tendency for higher average fat mass and lower fat-free and soft lean mass compared with the control group, and had a significantly higher mean waist–hip ratio.ConclusionsPreterm birth does not adversely affect somatic development in girls during adolescence, but shows a corr...
  • References (30)
  • Citations (1)
References30
Newest
#1Frank M. SchmidtH-Index: 13
Last.Hubertus Himmerich (Leipzig University)H-Index: 30
view all 14 authors...
111 CitationsSource
#1Sarah Mathai (University of Auckland)H-Index: 7
#2José G. B. Derraik (University of Auckland)H-Index: 24
Last.Paul Hofman (University of Auckland)H-Index: 64
view all 8 authors...
41 CitationsSource
#1Maria Vollsæter (University of Bergen)H-Index: 8
#2Ola Røksund (Haukeland University Hospital)H-Index: 18
Last.Thomas Halvorsen (University of Bergen)H-Index: 22
view all 5 authors...
105 CitationsSource
#1James R.C. Parkinson (Imperial College London)H-Index: 16
#2Matthew J. Hyde (Imperial College London)H-Index: 16
Last.Neena Modi (Imperial College London)H-Index: 41
view all 5 authors...
191 CitationsSource
#1Amany El-WakkadH-Index: 4
#2Nayera E. HassanH-Index: 4
Last.Salwa Refat El-ZayatH-Index: 2
view all 4 authors...
29 CitationsSource
#1Benno Krachler (Umeå University)H-Index: 8
#2Eszter Völgyi (University of Jyväskylä)H-Index: 13
Last.Sulin Cheng (SUS: Shanghai University of Sport)H-Index: 41
view all 6 authors...
11 CitationsSource
#1Petra E. Breukhoven (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 5
#2Gerthe F. Kerkhof (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 8
Last.Anita Hokken-Koelega (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 24
view all 4 authors...
34 CitationsSource
#1Femke de JongH-Index: 1
Last.Mandy B. BelfortH-Index: 21
view all 5 authors...
262 CitationsSource
#1Patrick Mathieu (Laval University)H-Index: 48
#2Isabelle Lemieux (Laval University)H-Index: 46
Last.Jean-Pierre Després (Laval University)H-Index: 118
view all 3 authors...
269 CitationsSource
#2Arzu DülgerH-Index: 1
Last.Bert J. van der HeijdenH-Index: 14
view all 5 authors...
70 CitationsSource
Cited By1
Newest
#1Panagiota Markopoulou (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 1
#2Eleni Papanikolaou (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 8
Last.Tania Siahanidou (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 12
view all 5 authors...
6 CitationsSource
View next paperPrematurity and reduced body fatness at 8–12 y of age