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Cord Blood Haptoglobin, Cerebral Palsy and Death in Infants of Women at Risk for Preterm Birth: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomised Controlled Trial

Citation

Buhimschi, Catalin S.; Jablonski, Kathleen A.; Rouse, Dwight J.; Varner, Michael W.; Reddy, Uma M.; Mercer, Brian M.; Leveno, Kenneth J.; Wapner, Ronald J.; Sorokin, Yoram; & Thorp, John M., Jr., et al. (2019). Cord Blood Haptoglobin, Cerebral Palsy and Death in Infants of Women at Risk for Preterm Birth: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomised Controlled Trial. EClinicalMedicine, 9, 11-8. PMCID: PMC6510719

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Antenatal exposure to intra-uterine inflammation results in precocious Haptoglobin (Hp) expression (switch-on status). We investigated the relationships between foetal Hp expression at birth with newborn and childhood outcomes.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.03.009

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

EClinicalMedicine

Author(s)

Buhimschi, Catalin S.
Jablonski, Kathleen A.
Rouse, Dwight J.
Varner, Michael W.
Reddy, Uma M.
Mercer, Brian M.
Leveno, Kenneth J.
Wapner, Ronald J.
Sorokin, Yoram
Thorp, John M., Jr.
Ramin, Susan M.
Malone, Fergal D.
Carpenter, Marshall W.
O'Sullivan, Mary J.
Peaceman, Alan M.
Saade, George R.
Dudley, Donald J.
Caritis, Steve N.
Buhimschi, Irina A., for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFMU) Units Network

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

9

Pages

11-8

PMCID

PMC6510719

Reference ID

13021