O Basso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aarhus
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Subfecundity as a correlate of preeclampsia: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 157:195-202. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Low birthweight and prematurity in relation to paternal factors: a study of recurrence
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus
    Int J Epidemiol 28:695-700. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Height and risk of severe pre-eclampsia. A study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:858-63. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Time to pregnancy as a correlate of fecundity: differential persistence in trying to become pregnant as a source of bias
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 29:856-61. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Infertility and preterm delivery, birthweight, and Caesarean section: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Arhus, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 18:2478-84. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Choice and chance: determinants of short interpregnancy intervals in Denmark
    F M Kaharuza
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, and the The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:532-8. 2001
  7. pmc Change in social status and risk of low birth weight in Denmark: population based cohort study
    O Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Høegh, Denmark
    BMJ 315:1498-502. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal lifestyle factors and infectious disease in early childhood: a follow-up study of hospitalization within a Danish birth cohort
    W Yuan
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pediatrics 107:357-62. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Indicators of fetal growth and infectious disease in childhood--a birth cohort with hospitalization as outcome
    W Yuan
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:829-34. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Higher risk of pre-eclampsia after change of partner. An effect of longer interpregnancy intervals?
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Epidemiology 12:624-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Subfecundity as a correlate of preeclampsia: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 157:195-202. 2003
    ..30, 4.69). The authors found that a long TTP was associated with preeclampsia, supporting the hypothesis that some factors delaying clinically recognized conception may also be in a causal pathway for preeclampsia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low birthweight and prematurity in relation to paternal factors: a study of recurrence
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus
    Int J Epidemiol 28:695-700. 1999
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  3. ncbi request reprint Height and risk of severe pre-eclampsia. A study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:858-63. 2004
    ..Women with recurrent pre-eclampsia or pre-eclampsia early in pregnancy reportedly have an increased long-term risk of CVD. Short stature is a risk factor for CVD but has rarely been examined in relation to pre-eclampsia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Time to pregnancy as a correlate of fecundity: differential persistence in trying to become pregnant as a source of bias
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Aarhus University at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 29:856-61. 2000
    ..While TTP may serve as a valid surrogate measure in many situations, its validity rests upon a number of assumptions. We have analysed one of these overlooked assumptions, the importance of persistence in trying to become pregnant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Infertility and preterm delivery, birthweight, and Caesarean section: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Arhus, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 18:2478-84. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Choice and chance: determinants of short interpregnancy intervals in Denmark
    F M Kaharuza
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, and the The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:532-8. 2001
    ..They also appear to be a result of choice (e.g. in older women). Biological factors also play a significant role in determining short interpregnancy intervals...
  7. pmc Change in social status and risk of low birth weight in Denmark: population based cohort study
    O Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Høegh, Denmark
    BMJ 315:1498-502. 1997
    ..To estimate the risk of having a low birthweight infant associated with changes in social, environmental, and genetic factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Maternal prenatal lifestyle factors and infectious disease in early childhood: a follow-up study of hospitalization within a Danish birth cohort
    W Yuan
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Pediatrics 107:357-62. 2001
    ..To examine whether maternal prenatal lifestyle factors were associated with the risk of hospitalization with infectious disease during early childhood and whether a possible association was modified by fetal growth reduction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Indicators of fetal growth and infectious disease in childhood--a birth cohort with hospitalization as outcome
    W Yuan
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:829-34. 2001
    ..However, it could not explain the increased risk in children who were short at birth...
  10. ncbi request reprint Higher risk of pre-eclampsia after change of partner. An effect of longer interpregnancy intervals?
    O Basso
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Epidemiology 12:624-9. 2001
    ..We saw, however, different results when we stratified on the length of the interval. Our results indicate that the interval between births should be taken into consideration when studying the effect of changing partner on pre-eclampsia...
  11. pmc Having children with different men and subsequent cancer risk. A nationwide study in Denmark
    R Campi
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 90:1374-7. 2004
    ..Uncontrolled differences in lifestyle factors may explain the higher cancer risk associated with having multiple partners. The strong protective effect for melanoma was unexpected and deserves further study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and semen characteristics
    J Olsen
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Int J Androl 23:230-5. 2000
    ..The study provided no support for these expectations. If anything, males born with a birthweight of 3000-3999 g had slightly lower sperm counts and more abnormal spermatozoa...
  13. pmc Do parents of children with congenital malformations have a higher cancer risk? A nationwide study in Denmark
    J L Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Br J Cancer 87:524-8. 2002
    ..1 (2.0-33.7). This association was not restricted to cancer cases diagnosed shortly after birth of the child. Our results suggest a common genetic association between these diseases, but further studies are needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using infertile patients in epidemiologic studies on subfecundity and embryonal loss
    J Olsen
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hum Reprod Update 11:607-11. 2005
    ..The clinical sampling and the treatment set limitations for what can be studied. In certain situations, infertile patients can, however, provide useful epidemiologic evidence for learning about the causes of subfecundity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Two definitions of "small size at birth" as predictors of motor development at six months
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Arhus, Arhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 16:657-63. 2005
    ..In predicting risk, it may be more informative to estimate smallness in relation to family norm (using the birth weight of an older sibling) rather than to use the standard "small-for-gestational-age" (SGA z-score) measure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and mortality: causality or confounding?
    Olga Basso
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:303-11. 2006
    ..If such rare factors underlie the association of birth weight with mortality, it would have broad implications for the study of fetal growth restriction and birth weight, and for the prevention of infant mortality...
  17. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment, and congenital malformations: Danish national birth cohort
    Jin Liang Zhu
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 333:679. 2006
    ..To examine whether infertile couples (with a time to pregnancy of > 12 months), who conceive naturally or after treatment, give birth to children with an increased prevalence of congenital malformations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trends in fetal and infant survival following preeclampsia
    Olga Basso
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    JAMA 296:1357-62. 2006
    ..This practice has increased in recent decades, but its net effect on fetal and infant survival has not been assessed...
  19. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment and twinning: the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Jin Liang Zhu
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 22:1086-90. 2007
    ..By using updated information, we assessed the frequencies of dizygotic (DZ) and monozygotic (MZ) twin deliveries as a function of infertility (TTP > 12 months), as well as infertility treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pesticide exposure and self-reported gestational diabetes mellitus in the Agricultural Health Study
    Tina M Saldana
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, P O Box 12233, MD A3 05, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:529-34. 2007
    ..To examine the association between pesticide use during pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) among wives of licensed pesticide applicators...
  21. doi request reprint Birth weight is forever
    Olga Basso
    Epidemiology Branch, NIEHS, NIH, HHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 19:204-5. 2008
    ..Doing this may lead us in the wrong direction, as has likely happened in the case of birth weight in relation to infant survival...
  22. pmc Gestational age, birth weight, intrauterine growth, and the risk of epilepsy
    Yuelian Sun
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 167:262-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, short gestational age, low birth weight, and intrauterine growth restriction are associated with an increased risk of epilepsy...
  23. pmc Assessing fetal growth impairments based on family data as a tool for identifying high-risk babies. An example with neonatal mortality
    Carsten B Pedersen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:28. 2007
    ..In this study, we aimed at quantifying the risk of neonatal death as a function of a baby's failure to fulfil its biologic growth potential across the whole distribution of birth weight...
  24. pmc Infertility, infertility treatment, and fetal growth restriction
    Jin Liang Zhu
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1326-34. 2007
    ..To examine the association between infertility, with or without treatment, and fetal growth, as well as perinatal and infant mortality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and congenital malformations
    Jin Liang Zhu
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 20:3173-7. 2005
    ..Spontaneous mutations in germ cells increase with male age, but an association between paternal age and congenital malformations is not well established. We conducted a population-based cohort study to estimate this association...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is the natural twinning rate still declining?
    Anne Maria Herskind
    Epidemiology 16:591-2. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Studying health consequences of microchimerism: methodological problems in studying health effects of procreation with multiple partners
    Jørn Olsen
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:623-9. 2003
    ..The study shows that caution is needed when studying health effects of procreation with multiple partners...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk of twinning as a function of maternal height and body mass index
    Olga Basso
    JAMA 291:1564-6. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Fecundity and twinning. A study within the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Arhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Arhus, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 19:2222-6. 2004
    ..Decreased fecundity has been hypothesized as one of the causes of the widespread decline in twin rates in the 1960s and 1970s. The association between high fecundity and twinning is not, however, well documented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis in women having children by multiple partners. A population-based study in Denmark
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Mult Scler 10:621-5. 2004
    ..Women having children with more than one man may have a higher risk of a pregnancy accelerating the diagnosis of MS but are probably not at an overall higher risk of MS...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth and hospitalization with asthma during early childhood: a follow-up study in Denmark
    Wei Yuan
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1240-5. 2002
    ..Childhood asthma may have a fetal origin. In order to examine this hypothesis we examined the association between fetal growth indicators and hospitalization with asthma during early childhood...
  32. pmc Subfecundity and neonatal mortality: longitudinal study within the Danish national birth cohort
    Olga Basso
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Arhus, Arhus, Denmark DK8000
    BMJ 330:393-4. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint The correlation of fecundability among twins: evidence of a genetic effect on fertility?
    Kaare Christensen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, and The Danish Twin Registry, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiology 14:60-4. 2003
    ..Numerous rare genetic conditions are known to influence fecundability in both males and females. It is less clear to what extent more subtle genetic differences influence fecundability on a population level...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for febrile convulsions
    Mogens Vestergaard
    Perinatal Epidemiological Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Epidemiology 13:282-7. 2002
    ..Little is known about the relative importance of genes and early environment in the etiology of febrile convulsions...
  35. pmc Risk of recurrence of prolonged pregnancy
    Annette Wind Olesen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMJ 326:476. 2003
  36. pmc Does low maternal blood pressure during pregnancy increase the risk of perinatal death?
    Aimin Chen
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska 68178, USA
    Epidemiology 18:619-22. 2007
    ..The authors did not account for gestational length, a strong predictor of perinatal death...
  37. pmc Carbonated beverages and chronic kidney disease
    Tina M Saldana
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS, NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 18:501-6. 2007
    ..Cola beverages, in particular, contain phosphoric acid and have been associated with urinary changes that promote kidney stones...
  38. ncbi request reprint Re: "Abortion,changed paternity, and risk of preeclampsia in nulliparous women"
    Olga Basso
    Am J Epidemiol 158:825. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and delivery before 32 weeks
    Olga Basso
    Epidemiology Branch, NIEHS NIH, DHHS, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Epidemiology 17:475-8. 2006
    ..Advanced paternal age has been linked to early preterm delivery (before 32 weeks)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and preterm birth
    Jin Liang Zhu
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Epidemiology 16:259-62. 2005
    ..There is growing evidence that advanced paternal age can be a reproductive hazard...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relationship of maternal body mass index and height to twinning
    Olga Basso
    Obstet Gynecol 106:411; author reply 411. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Options and limitations in studies of successive pregnancy outcomes: an overview
    Olga Basso
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:8-12. 2007
    ..The issues discussed here by no means constitute an exhaustive list, but aim at providing an introduction for researchers interested in this topic...