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Rate of gestational weight gain, pre-pregnancy body mass index and preterm birth subtypes: A retrospective cohort study from Peru
Objective To examine the shape (functional form) of the association between the rate of gestational weight gain, pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), and preterm birth and its subtypes. Design Retrospective cohort study. ...
Live births after oocyte in vitro maturation with a prematuration step in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Purpose: Standard oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM) usually results in lower pregnancy rates than in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVM preceded by a prematuration step improves the acquisition of oocyte developmental competence ...
Association of hemoglobin values at booking with adverse maternal outcomes among Peruvian populations living at different altitudes
Objective: To determine hemoglobin values associated with adverse maternal outcomes among Peruvian populations at different altitudes. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was conducted using data from the Perinatal ...
The impact of anti-tobacco legislation on birth weight in Peru
Background: Tobacco exposure remains a significant issue for public health, especially for pregnant women. It increases the risk for premature labor, low birth weight and small for gestational age (SGA), among other effects. ...
Risk Factors for premature birth in a hospital
(Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, 2016)
Objective: to determine the risk factors for premature birth. Methods: retrospective case-control study of 600 pregnant women assisted in a hospital, with 298 pregnant women in the case group (who gave birth prematurely < ...
Respiratory failure and death in vulnerable premature children with lower respiratory tract illness
(University of Chicago Press, 2020-02)
Background. Efforts to better understand the risk factors associated with respiratory failure (RF) and fatal lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in premature children in developing countries are necessary to elaborate ...
The association between serum lipids and risk of premature mortality in Latin America: a systematic review of population-based prospective cohort studies.
Objective: To synthetize the scientific evidence on the association between serum lipids and premature mortality in Latin America (LA). Methods: Five data bases were searched from inception without language restrictions: ...
Respiratory syncytial virus-associated hospitalizations in pre-mature infants in Lima, Peru
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014)
We conducted a prospective cohort study in four hospitals in Lima, Peru in infants with a birth weight </= 1,500 g followed from birth hospital discharge up to 1 year of age to determine the incidence of respiratory syncytial ...
WHEN, IF EVER, CAN WE EXPECT GOVERMENTAL PLANNING TO WORK: ON PREMATURE PROGRAMMING OF PLANNINGWHEN, IF EVER, CAN WE EXPECT GOVERMENTAL PLANNING TO WORK: ON PREMATURE PROGRAMMING OF PLANNING
(Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 1979)