S Saigal

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Functional outcomes of very premature infants into adulthood
    Saroj Saigal
    Neonatal Follow up Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 19:125-30. 2014
  2. doi Quality of life of former premature infants during adolescence and beyond
    Saroj Saigal
    Division of Neonatology, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Room 4F, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Early Hum Dev 89:209-13. 2013
  3. ncbi Self-perceived health-related quality of life of former extremely low birth weight infants at young adulthood
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Pediatrics 118:1140-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Growth trajectories of extremely low birth weight infants from birth to young adulthood: a longitudinal, population-based study
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Pediatr Res 60:751-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Psychopathology and social competencies of adolescents who were extremely low birth weight
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 111:969-75. 2003
  6. ncbi Stability of maternal preferences for pediatric health states in the perinatal period and 1 year later
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:261-9. 2003
  7. doi Impact of extreme prematurity on family functioning and maternal health 20 years later
    Saroj Saigal
    McMaster University, Department of Pediatrics, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pediatrics 126:e81-8. 2010
  8. ncbi Development, reliability and validity of a new measure of overall health for pre-school children
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:243-57. 2005
  9. doi Measurement of quality of life of survivors of neonatal intensive care: critique and implications
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 32:59-66. 2008
  10. ncbi Self-esteem of adolescents who were born prematurely
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 109:429-33. 2002

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi Functional outcomes of very premature infants into adulthood
    Saroj Saigal
    Neonatal Follow up Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 19:125-30. 2014
    ....
  2. doi Quality of life of former premature infants during adolescence and beyond
    Saroj Saigal
    Division of Neonatology, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Room 4F, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Early Hum Dev 89:209-13. 2013
    ..This review will focus on the conceptual framework and measurement of self-reported quality of life in the context of former premature infants at adolescence and young adulthood...
  3. ncbi Self-perceived health-related quality of life of former extremely low birth weight infants at young adulthood
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Pediatrics 118:1140-8. 2006
    ..The goals were to compare the self-reported, health-related quality of life of former extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight infants at young adulthood and to determine whether there were any changes over time...
  4. ncbi Growth trajectories of extremely low birth weight infants from birth to young adulthood: a longitudinal, population-based study
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Pediatr Res 60:751-8. 2006
    ..However, normalization of BMI for both sexes at adulthood suggests that final growth was proportionate...
  5. ncbi Psychopathology and social competencies of adolescents who were extremely low birth weight
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 111:969-75. 2003
    ..We have previously shown that infants who were extremely low birth weight (ELBW) are particularly vulnerable to problems related to inattention and hyperactivity at school age. It is not known whether these problems persist to adolescence...
  6. ncbi Stability of maternal preferences for pediatric health states in the perinatal period and 1 year later
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:261-9. 2003
    ..However, stability of parental preferences for future pediatric health states is unknown during the antenatal and neonatal periods and infancy...
  7. doi Impact of extreme prematurity on family functioning and maternal health 20 years later
    Saroj Saigal
    McMaster University, Department of Pediatrics, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pediatrics 126:e81-8. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi Development, reliability and validity of a new measure of overall health for pre-school children
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 14:243-57. 2005
    ..Few comprehensive systems are available for assessing and reporting the overall health of preschool children...
  9. doi Measurement of quality of life of survivors of neonatal intensive care: critique and implications
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Perinatol 32:59-66. 2008
    ..We also describe areas of research that are likely to be fruitful in advancing the consideration of QoL in future studies and in clinical practice...
  10. ncbi Self-esteem of adolescents who were born prematurely
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 109:429-33. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi Physical growth and current health status of infants who were of extremely low birth weight and controls at adolescence
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 108:407-15. 2001
    ..To compare the physical growth, current health status, and utilization of health care resources by extremely low birth weight (ELBW) and control (C) adolescents and to look at changes over time...
  12. doi An overview of mortality and sequelae of preterm birth from infancy to adulthood
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Paediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Lancet 371:261-9. 2008
    ..In addition, follow-up to middle age and beyond is warranted to identify the risks, especially for cardiovascular and metabolic disorders that are likely to be experienced by preterm survivors...
  13. ncbi Transition of extremely low-birth-weight infants from adolescence to young adulthood: comparison with normal birth-weight controls
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, and School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 295:667-75. 2006
    ..Traditionally, educational attainment, getting a job, living independently, getting married, and parenthood have been considered as markers of successful transition to adulthood...
  14. ncbi What matters in the long term: reflections on the context of adult outcomes versus detailed measures in childhood
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street W, Room 4G40, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:415-22. 2007
    ..We will explore the perspectives of different respondents and the need to look beyond the traditional measures to obtain complementary information...
  15. ncbi Comparison of current health, functional limitations, and health care use of young adults who were born with extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight
    Saroj Saigal
    McMaster University, Department of Pediatrics, 1200 Main St W, Room 4G40, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Pediatrics 119:e562-73. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the current health status, physical ability, functional limitations, and health care use of extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight young adults...
  16. ncbi School-age outcomes in children who were extremely low birth weight from four international population-based cohorts
    Saroj Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:943-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether learning and school problems in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) and reference children differ between cohorts in different countries...
  17. ncbi Differences in preferences for neonatal outcomes among health care professionals, parents, and adolescents
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University and Children s Hospital at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 281:1991-7. 1999
    ..Yet little information is available on whether preferences of health care professionals and parents for the resulting health outcomes differ...
  18. doi Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth study: 2-year outcomes
    Elizabeth V Asztalos
    Department of Newborn and Developmental Paediatrics, Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, M4 233 2075 Bayview Ave Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Pediatrics 126:e1045-55. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi Perception of health status and quality of life of extremely low-birth weight survivors. The consumer, the provider, and the child
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 27:403-19, x. 2000
    ..The findings have conceptual and practical implications for decision making in the neonatal intensive care unit...
  20. ncbi Follow-up of very low birthweight babies to adolescence
    S Saigal
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Neonatol 5:107-18. 2000
    ..Future research should also be directed towards early identification of school difficulties and development of intervention strategies targeted to the most vulnerable infants...
  21. ncbi Randomized trial of breastfeeding support in very low-birth-weight infants
    J Pinelli
    MSc, DNS, Faculty of Health Sciences, Room 3N25D, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:548-53. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi Health status and health service utilization of infants and mothers during the first year after neonatal intensive care
    Anna Spicer
    McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Neonatal Care 8:33-41. 2008
    ....
  23. doi Psychopathology in young adults born at extremely low birth weight
    M H Boyle
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Med 41:1763-74. 2011
    ..We test whether young adults aged 22 to 26 years born at ELBW differ from normal birth weight (NBW) controls in self-reported levels of psychopathology...
  24. pmc Frontal electroencephalogram asymmetry, salivary cortisol, and internalizing behavior problems in young adults who were born at extremely low birth weight
    Louis A Schmidt
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Child Dev 81:183-99. 2010
    ..Being born at ELBW may have subtle influences on brain-behavior relations even in survivors without major impairments and evidence of these influences may not emerge until young adulthood...
  25. ncbi Aerobic and lung performance in premature children with and without chronic lung disease of prematurity
    Susi Kriemler
    Children s Exercise and Nutrition Centre, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 15:349-55. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi Effect of breastmilk consumption on neurodevelopmental outcomes at 6 and 12 months of age in VLBW infants
    Janet Pinelli
    School of Nursing, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences 3N25D, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Adv Neonatal Care 3:76-87. 2003
    ....
  27. doi Shyness and timidity in young adults who were born at extremely low birth weight
    Louis A Schmidt
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University and Neuroscience Program, McMaster Institute for Neuroscience Discovery and Study, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e181-7. 2008
    ....
  28. doi Development and evaluation of an instrument to measure parental satisfaction with quality of care in neonatal follow-up
    Michelle L Butt
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:57-65. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to develop and subsequently evaluate the psychometric properties of a new discriminative instrument to measure parental satisfaction with the quality of care provided in neonatal follow-up (NFU) programs...
  29. ncbi Outcomes of children at 2 years after planned cesarean birth versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: the International Randomized Term Breech Trial
    Hilary Whyte
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:864-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether planned cesarean delivery for the singleton fetus in breech presentation at term reduces the risk of death or neurodevelopmental delay at 2 years of age...
  30. ncbi Male/female differences in indomethacin effects in preterm infants
    Arne Ohlsson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 147:860-2. 2005
    ..A secondary analysis was performed in the entire "Trial of Indomethacin Prophylaxis in Preterms study" cohort. The results suggest a weak differential treatment effect of indomethacin by sex...
  31. ncbi Long-term effects of indomethacin prophylaxis in extremely-low-birth-weight infants
    B Schmidt
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    N Engl J Med 344:1966-72. 2001
    ..Whether prophylaxis with indomethacin confers any long-term benefits that outweigh the risks of drug-induced reductions in renal, intestinal, and cerebral blood flow is not known...
  32. ncbi Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: a randomised multicentre trial. Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group
    M E Hannah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 356:1375-83. 2000
    ..For most of these women, the approach to delivery is controversial. We did a randomised trial to compare a policy of planned caesarean section with a policy of planned vaginal birth for selected breech-presentation pregnancies...
  33. ncbi Qualitative analysis of barriers to breastfeeding in very-low-birthweight infants in the hospital and postdischarge
    Jennifer Callen
    McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:93-103. 2005
    ..To determine barriers to the successful establishment and maintenance of breastfeeding in very-low-birthweight (VLBW) infants, both in the hospital and after discharge, and changes in barriers over time...
  34. doi Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth (MACS): a randomised controlled trial
    Kellie E Murphy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet 372:2143-51. 2008
    ..We aimed to find out whether multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids would reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality without adversely affecting fetal growth...
  35. ncbi Outcomes at 3 months after planned cesarean vs planned vaginal delivery for breech presentation at term: the international randomized Term Breech Trial
    Mary E Hannah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 287:1822-31. 2002
    ..No randomized controlled trial of planned cesarean delivery has measured benefits and risks of postpartum outcomes months after the birth...
  36. doi Regional electroencephalogram (EEG) spectral power and hemispheric coherence in young adults born at extremely low birth weight
    Vladimir Miskovic
    McMaster Institute for Neuroscience Discovery and Study, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:231-8. 2009
    ..We examined the effects of extremely low birth weight (ELBW<1000 g) on adult brain functioning...
  37. pmc Outcome of extreme prematurity: as information increases so do the dilemmas
    J L Watts
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, HSC 3N27, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4J9, Canada
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F221-5. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc Using a count of neonatal morbidities to predict poor outcome in extremely low birth weight infants: added role of neonatal infection
    Dirk Bassler
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:313-8. 2009
    ..Neonatal infection has also been linked with later impairment. We examined whether the addition of infection to the count of 3 neonatal morbidities further improves the prediction of poor outcome...
  39. ncbi Neonatal survival rates in 860 singleton live births at 24 and 25 weeks gestational age. A Canadian multicentre study
    Sidney B Effer
    British Columbia Women s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    BJOG 109:740-5. 2002
    ..To determine the current survival rate of singleton living newborns born at gestational age of 24 and 25 weeks, using obstetric factors available to the physician before birth...
  40. ncbi Prematurity and later cognitive outcomes
    Lex W Doyle
    JAMA 288:2542-3; author reply 2543. 2002
  41. ncbi Reliability of classification of cerebral palsy in low-birthweight children in four countries
    Nigel Paneth
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:628-33. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi Health-related quality of life at age 10 years in very low-birth-weight children with and without threshold retinopathy of prematurity
    Graham E Quinn
    Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, The Children s Hopsital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1659-66. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi Comparing directly measured standard gamble scores to HUI2 and HUI3 utility scores: group- and individual-level comparisons
    David Feeny
    Institute of Health Economics, 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alta, Canada AB T5J 3N4
    Soc Sci Med 58:799-809. 2004
    ..HUI2 and HUI3 scores differ systematically. At the individual level, however, HUI2 and HUI3 scores are poor substitutes for directly measured scores...
  44. ncbi Outcomes for extremely low-birth-weight infants: disappointing news
    Jon E Tyson
    JAMA 294:371-3. 2005
  45. ncbi Health-related quality of life for extremely low birth weight adolescents in Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands
    Erik Verrips
    TNO Prevention and Health, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 122:556-61. 2008
    ..The goal was to compare health-related quality of life of 12- to 16-year-old adolescents born at an extremely low birth weight in regional cohorts from Ontario (Canada), Bavaria (Germany), and the Netherlands...
  46. pmc The costs of planned cesarean versus planned vaginal birth in the Term Breech Trial
    Roberto Palencia
    Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health Research Unit at the Centre for Research in Women s Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 174:1109-13. 2006
    ..In this study we conducted a cost analysis of the 2 approaches to breech presentations at delivery...

Research Grants4

  1. Adult Functioning of Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
    Saroj Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. Adult Functioning of Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
    Saroj Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  3. Adult Functioning of Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
    Saroj Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  4. Adult Functioning of Extremely Low Birthweight Infants
    Saroj Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2004
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