Search for dissertations about: "large-for-gestational age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words large-for-gestational age.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Fredrik Ahlsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Palliative medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin 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. Ultrasound prediction of large fetuses. Epidemiological and clinical investigations

    University dissertation from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University

    Author : Gun Lindell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Long-term metabolic effects of a high birth weight

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Inger W Johnsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Body composition; Cardiovascular risk factors; Gestational diabetes; Glucose tolerance; High birth weight; Insulin sensitivity; Large for gestational age; Obesity; Offspring macrosomia; Type 2 diabetes; Endocrinology and Diabetology; Endokrinologi och Diabetologi;

    Abstract : The intrauterine environment influences foetal growth as well as future response to risk factors for disease. This occurs partly through epigenetic mechanisms. Thus, birth weight is a possible risk marker of adult disease. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Rickard Claesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017]
    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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  5. 5. Health effects in biomedical research laboratory personnel in Sweden : cancer occurrence and reproductive outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Enviromental Medicine

    Author : Helena Wennborg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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