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Association of preterm birth with lipid disorders in early adulthood: A Swedish cohort study

Association of preterm birth with lipid disorders in early adulthood: A Swedish cohort study

Source : https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002947

Author summary Why was this study done? Preterm birth has previously been linked with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adulthood, but associations with lipid disorders (major risk factors for CVD) have been conflicting. Clinicians will increasingly encounter adult survivors of preterm birth and will need to understand the long-term health sequelae.

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