Z C Luo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Montreal
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes among Inuit and North American Indian women in Quebec, 1985-97
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:40-50. 2004
  2. ncbi Infant mortality among First Nations versus non-First Nations in British Columbia: temporal trends in rural versus urban areas, 1981-2000
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1252-9. 2004
  3. pmc Birth outcomes and infant mortality among First Nations Inuit, and non-Indigenous women by northern versus southern residence, Quebec
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, Bureau 4986, 3175, chemin Côte Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1C5, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:328-33. 2012
  4. pmc Association between maternal comorbidity and preterm birth by severity and clinical subtype: retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, H2P 1E2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:67. 2011
  5. pmc The joint influence of marital status, interpregnancy interval, and neighborhood on small for gestational age birth: a retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:7. 2008
  6. pmc Does one size fit all? The case for ethnic-specific standards of fetal growth
    William J Kierans
    The British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:1. 2008
  7. pmc Large prospective birth cohort studies on environmental contaminants and child health - goals, challenges, limitations and needs
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneocology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 74:318-24. 2010
  8. pmc Birth outcomes in the Inuit-inhabited areas of Canada
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
    CMAJ 182:235-42. 2010
  9. pmc Birth outcomes and infant mortality by the degree of rural isolation among first nations and non-first nations in Manitoba, Canada
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rural Health 26:175-81. 2010
  10. ncbi Effect on neonatal outcomes in gestational hypertension in twin compared with singleton pregnancies
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1138-44. 2006

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi Risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes among Inuit and North American Indian women in Quebec, 1985-97
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:40-50. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi Infant mortality among First Nations versus non-First Nations in British Columbia: temporal trends in rural versus urban areas, 1981-2000
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1252-9. 2004
    ..Increasingly more First Nations (FN) people have moved from rural to urban areas. It is unknown how disparities in infant mortality among FN versus non-FN women have changed over time in urban versus rural areas...
  3. pmc Birth outcomes and infant mortality among First Nations Inuit, and non-Indigenous women by northern versus southern residence, Quebec
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, Bureau 4986, 3175, chemin Côte Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1C5, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:328-33. 2012
    ..There is a lack of comparative data on birth outcomes among Indigenous and non-Indigenous subpopulations within northern regions and compared with southern regions...
  4. pmc Association between maternal comorbidity and preterm birth by severity and clinical subtype: retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 190, boulevard Crémazie Est, Montreal, Quebec, H2P 1E2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:67. 2011
    ..We evaluated associations between maternal comorbidities and PTB by clinical subtype and gestational age...
  5. pmc The joint influence of marital status, interpregnancy interval, and neighborhood on small for gestational age birth: a retrospective cohort study
    Nathalie Auger
    Unité Etudes et Analyses de l Etat de Santé de la Population, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:7. 2008
    ..The joint contribution of these exposures has not been evaluated. We tested for effect modification between IPI and marriage, controlling for neighborhood...
  6. pmc Does one size fit all? The case for ethnic-specific standards of fetal growth
    William J Kierans
    The British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:1. 2008
    ..Although the need for different standards for males and females is generally acknowledged, the physiologic vs pathologic nature of ethnic differences in fetal growth is hotly debated and remains unresolved...
  7. pmc Large prospective birth cohort studies on environmental contaminants and child health - goals, challenges, limitations and needs
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneocology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 74:318-24. 2010
    ..Addressing these concerns in current or future large-scale birth cohort studies may help to produce better evidence on the health effects of ECs...
  8. pmc Birth outcomes in the Inuit-inhabited areas of Canada
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Sainte Justine and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
    CMAJ 182:235-42. 2010
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  9. pmc Birth outcomes and infant mortality by the degree of rural isolation among first nations and non-first nations in Manitoba, Canada
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rural Health 26:175-81. 2010
    ..We assessed birth outcomes and infant mortality by the degree of rural isolation among First Nations (North American Indians) and non-First Nations populations in Manitoba, Canada, a setting with universal health insurance...
  10. ncbi Effect on neonatal outcomes in gestational hypertension in twin compared with singleton pregnancies
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1138-44. 2006
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  11. pmc Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:1415-20. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and SES can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income)...
  12. ncbi Tracing the origins of "fetal origins" of adult diseases: programming by oxidative stress?
    Z C Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gyneocology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Room 4981, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Que Canada H3T 1C5
    Med Hypotheses 66:38-44. 2006
    ..It would be invaluable if long-term follow-ups of infants born to women in such trials could be realized to test the oxidative stress programming hypothesis in such experimental trial settings...
  13. pmc Maternal glucose tolerance in pregnancy affects fetal insulin sensitivity
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHU Sainte Justine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Care 33:2055-61. 2010
    ..Offspring of mothers with impaired glucose tolerance are far more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. We tested the hypothesis that maternal glucose tolerance in pregnancy affects fetal insulin sensitivity or beta-cell function...
  14. ncbi Diabetes in pregnancy may differentially affect neonatal outcomes for twins and singletons
    Z C Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Diabet Med 28:1068-73. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that diabetes in pregnancy may differentially affect neonatal outcomes in twin vs. singleton pregnancies...
  15. doi Degree of rural isolation and birth outcomes
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:341-9. 2008
    ..Fetuses and infants of mothers from rural areas with weak or no metropolitan influence are particularly vulnerable to the risks of death during the perinatal and postnatal periods...
  16. doi Optimal birth weight percentile cut-offs in defining small- or large-for-gestational-age
    H Xu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Acta Paediatr 99:550-5. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the optimal birth weight percentile cut-offs for defining small- or large-for-gestational-age (SGA or LGA)...
  17. ncbi Disparities in birth outcomes by neighborhood income: temporal trends in rural and urban areas, british columbia
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, British Columbia, Canada
    Epidemiology 15:679-86. 2004
    ..It is unclear how disparities in birth outcomes by socioeconomic status have changed over time, particularly in settings with universal health insurance and favorable socioeconomic conditions...
  18. doi Do mother's education and foreign born status interact to influence birth outcomes? Clarifying the epidemiological paradox and the healthy migrant effect
    N Auger
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:402-9. 2008
    ..The "healthy migrant" effect concerns the association between foreign born status per se and birth outcomes. The epidemiological paradox and healthy migrant effect were analysed for newborns in a favourable sociopolitical environment...
  19. pmc Primary birthing attendants and birth outcomes in remote Inuit communities--a natural "experiment" in Nunavik, Canada
    F Simonet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:546-51. 2009
    ..There is a lack of data on the safety of midwife-led maternity care in remote or indigenous communities. In a de facto natural "experiment", birth outcomes were assessed by primary birthing attendant in two sets of remote Inuit communities...
  20. doi Longitudinal vitamin D status in pregnancy and the risk of pre-eclampsia
    S Q Wei
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJOG 119:832-9. 2012
    ..Most previous studies to date have assessed exposure at only one time-point in pregnancy. We assessed longitudinal vitamin D status during pregnancy and the risk of pre-eclampsia...
  21. ncbi Disparities in pregnancy outcomes according to marital and cohabitation status
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1300-7. 2004
    ..To assess the risks and trends of adverse pregnancy outcomes among mothers in common-law unions versus traditional marriage relationships...
  22. ncbi Effects of residential distance to hospitals with neonatal surgery care on prenatal management and outcome of pregnancies with severe fetal malformations
    J C Pasquier
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 29:271-5. 2007
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  23. pmc Risks of stillbirth and early neonatal death by day of week
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 170:337-41. 2004
    ..It is unclear whether such higher risks have persisted in recent years. We investigated weekend-associated risks of stillbirth and early neonatal death in most Canadian provinces...
  24. ncbi The effects and mechanisms of primiparity on the risk of pre-eclampsia: a systematic review
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:36-45. 2007
    ..multiparous pregnancies. Available data are insufficient to interpret the mechanisms of such primiparity-associated excess risk of pre-eclampsia...
  25. doi Exploring heterogeneity in meta-analyses: needs, resources and challenges
    Hairong Xu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hopital Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:18-28. 2008
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