Search for dissertations about: "Large for gestational age LGA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Large for gestational age LGA.

  1. 1. Being Born Large for Gestational Age : Metabolic and Epidemiological Studies

    Author : Fredrik Ahlsson; Jan Gustafsson; Uwe Ewald; Torsten Tuvemo; Olle Hernell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; large for gestational; glucose production; lipolysis; insulin resistance; intergenerational; gestational diabetes mellitus; stable isotopes; pregnant women; newborn infant; Palliative medicine; Palliativ medicin;

    Abstract : Obesity is a major health problem in the Western world. Mean birth weight has increased during the last 25 years. One explanation is that the proportion of large for gestational age (LGA) infants has increased. Such infants risk developing obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes later in life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus - Diagnostic Implications During Pregnancy and Follow-Up

    Author : Rickard Claesson; diabetes och endokrinologi Genomik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gestational diabetes mellitus GDM ; Oral glucose tolerance test; Type-2 diabetes; Diagnostic criteria; HbA1c; Screening test; Follow-up; Body mass index BMI ; Glucose levels; Large for gestational age LGA ; Seasonal variation;

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  3. 3. Ultrasound prediction of large fetuses. Epidemiological and clinical investigations

    Author : Gun Lindell; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Two-dimensional ultrasound; three-dimensional ultrasound; fetus; intrauterine growth; maternal characteristic; large-for-gestational age; antenatal calculation; Bayesian theorem; fetal weight; estimation; post-term fetus; fetal macrosomia;

    Abstract : The proportions of newborns with a birth weight (BW) >4,000 g and of macrosomic newborns (BW >4,500 g) have increased during the last two decades, parallel with an increasing maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and age at the time for pregnancy. Delivery of a large fetus, especially >4,500 g might cause perinatal complications for both the mother and her child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health effects in biomedical research laboratory personnel in Sweden : cancer occurrence and reproductive outcomes

    Author : Helena Wennborg; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cohort study; laboratory work; organic solvents; brain tumor; breast cancer; melanoma; spontaneous abortion; large-for-gestational age; time-to-pregnancy; fecundability;

    Abstract : The main purposes of this thesis were to study mortality and cancer incidence among individuals working in biological and medical (biomedical) research laboratories as well as to investigate the possible adverse effects on reproduction in female laboratory personnel. This work is based on two cohorts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy-Perinatal outcome with special reference to fetal macrosomia

    Author : Martina Persson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The aim of this epidemiological study was to elucidate whether in recent years, obstetric and perinatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by type 1 diabetes (T1DM) have improved or not. The objective was also to identify possible risk factors for adverse outcome for the mother, fetus and the newborn. READ MORE