• Association of very preterm birth or very low birth weight with intelligence in adulthood: an individual participant data meta-analysis 

      Eves, Robert; Mendonça, Marina; Baumann, Nicole; Ni, Yanyan; Darlow, Brian; Horwood, John; Woodward, Lianne J.; Doyle, Lex W.; Cheong, Jeanie; Anderson, Peter J.; Bartmann, Peter; Marlow, Neil; Johnson, Samantha; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Hovi, Petteri; Nosarti, Chiara; Indredavik, Marit Sæbø; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Räikkönen, Katri; Heinonen, Kati; Zeitlin, Jennifer; Wolke, Dieter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Importance Birth before 32 weeks’ gestation (very preterm [VPT]) and birth weight below 1500 g (very low birth weight [VLBW]) have been associated with lower cognitive performance in childhood. However, there are few ...
    • Common Core Assessments in follow‐up studies of adults born preterm—Recommendation of the Adults Born Preterm International Collaboration 

      Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Johnson, Samantha; Heinonen, Kati; Anderson, Peter J.; Wolke, Dieter; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Räikkönen, Katri; Darlow, Brian A.; Van Der Pal, Sylvia; Indredavik, Marit Sæbø; Jaekel, Julia; Hovi, Petteri; Morrison, Katherine M.; Verrips, Erik; Doyle, Lex W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    • Expiratory airflow in late adolescence and early adulthood in individuals born very preterm or with very low birthweight compared with controls born at term or with normal birthweight: a meta-analysis of individual participant data. 

      Doyle, Lex W.; Andersson, Sture; Bush, Andy; Cheong, Jeanie L.Y.; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Gough, Aisling; Halvorsen, Thomas; Hovi, Petteri; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Lee, Katherine J.; McGarvey, Lorcan; Narang, Indra; Näsänen-Gilmore, Pieta; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Vollsæter, Maria; Vrijlandt, Elianne J.L.E.; APIC, international network (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Maximal expiratory airflow peaks early in the third decade of life, then gradually declines with age. The pattern of airflow through adulthood for individuals born very preterm (at <32 weeks’ gestation) or ...
    • Gestational Age, Parent Education, and Education in Adulthood 

      Bilsteen, Josephine; Alenius, Suvi; Bråthen, Magne; Børch, Klaus; Ekstrøm, Claus Thorn; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Lashkarian, Mariam; Nurhonen, Markku; Risnes, Kari Ravndal; Sandin, Sven; Wel, Kjetil A. van der; Wolke, Dieter; Nybo Andersen, Anne-Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      BACKGROUND: Adults born preterm (<37 weeks) have lower educational attainment than those born term. Whether this relationship is modified by family factors such as socioeconomic background is, however, less well known. We ...
    • Independent and concomitant associations of gestational diabetes and maternal obesity to perinatal outcome: A register-based study 

      Ijas, Hilkka; Koivunen, Sanna; Raudaskoski, Tytti; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Gissler, Mika; Vaarasmaki, Marja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Aims Gestational diabetes (GDM) is often accompanied by maternal overweight. Our aim was to evaluate the separate and concomitant effects of GDM and maternal overweight/obesity on perinatal outcomes. Methods We used ...
    • Long-term motor outcomes of very preterm and/or very low birth weight individuals without cerebral palsy: A review of the current evidence 

      Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Ustad, Tordis; Tikanmäki, Marjaana; Haaramo, Peija; Kajantie, Eero Olavi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We reviewed literature on long-term motor outcomes of individuals aged five years or older born very preterm (VP: ≤32 weeks of gestation) or with very low birth weight (VLBW: ≤1500g), without cerebral palsy (CP). PubMed ...
    • Longitudinal changes in plasma hemopexin and alpha-1-microglobulin concentrations in women with and without clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia 

      Murtoniemi, Katja; Kalapotharakos, Grigorios; Vahlberg, Tero; Raikkonen, Katri; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Hämäläinen, Esa; Åkerstrom, Bo; Villa, Pia M.; Hansson, Stefan R.; Laivuori, Hannele (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Recent studies have shown increased concentration of fetal hemoglobin (HbF) in pre-eclamptic women. Plasma hemopexin (Hpx) and alpha-1-microglobulin (A1M) are hemoglobin scavenger proteins that protect against toxic effects ...
    • Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and gestational diabetes and dietary intakes among young adult offspring 

      Kaseva, Nina; Vääräsmäki, Marja; Matinolli, Hanna-Maria; Sipola, Marika; Tikanmäki, Marjaana; Kanerva, Noora; Heinonen, Kati; Lano, Aulikki; Wolke, Dieter; Andersson, Sture; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Räikkönen, Katri; Eriksson, Johan G.; Männistö, Satu; Kajantie, Eero Olavi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background/Objectives Maternal pre-pregnancy overweight/obesity and gestational diabetes (GDM) are associated with increased fat deposition in adult offspring. The purpose of this study was to identify if maternal ...
    • Mortality among young adults born preterm and early term in 4 Nordic nations 

      Risnes, Kari; Bilsteen, Josephine Funck; Brown, Paul; Pulakka, Anna; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Opdahl, Signe; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Sandin, Sven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Importance Adverse long-term outcomes in individuals born before full gestation are not confined to individuals born at extreme gestational ages. Little is known regarding mortality patterns among individuals born in the ...
    • Validation and development of models using clinical, biochemical and ultrasound markers for predicting pre-eclampsia: an individual participant data meta-analysis 

      Allotey, John; Snell, Kym I.E.; Smuk, Melanie; Hooper, Richard; Chan, Claire; Ahmed, Asif; Chappell, Lucy C.; von Dadelszen, Peter; Dodds, Julie; Green, Marcus; Kenny, Louise; Khalil, Asma; Khan, Khalid S.; Mol, Ben W.; Myers, Jenny; Poston, Lucilla; Thilaganathan, Basky; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Smith, Gordon C.S.; Ganzevoort, Wessel; Laivuori, Hannele; Odibo, Anthony O.; Ramírez, Javier A.; Kingdom, John; Daskalakis, George; Farrar, Diane; Baschat, AA; Seed, PT; Prefumo, F; da Silva Costa, F; Groen, H; Audibert, F; Masse, J; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Salvesen, Kjell Å; Haavaldsen, Camilla; Nagata, C; Rumbold, Alice R.; Heinonen, Seppo; Askie, LM; Smits, LJ; Vinter, CA; Magnus, Per; Kajantie, Eero Olavi; Villa, PM; Jenum, Anne Karen; Andersen, LB; Norman, JE; Ohkuchi, A; Eskild, Anne; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; McAuliffe, Fionnuala M.; Galindo, Alberto; Herraiz, Ignacio; Carbillon, , Lionel; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Yeo, SeonAe; Teede, Helena J.; Browne, Joyce L; Moons, Karel G.M.; Riley, Richard D; Thangaratinam, Shakila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. Early identification of women at risk is needed to plan management. Objectives: To assess the performance of existing pre-eclampsia ...