Sven Cnattingius

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Birth weight differences between preterm stillbirths and live births: analysis of population-based studies from the U.S. and Sweden
    Xun Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:119. 2012
  2. pmc Determinants of serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds in Swedish pregnant women: a cross-sectional study
    Anders Glynn
    Swedish National Food Administration, Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health 6:2. 2007
  3. ncbi The epidemiology of stillbirth
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Semin Perinatol 26:25-30. 2002
  4. ncbi Trends in smoking and overweight during pregnancy: prevalence, risks of pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Semin Perinatol 26:286-95. 2002
  5. ncbi The epidemiology of smoking during pregnancy: smoking prevalence, maternal characteristics, and pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:S125-40. 2004
  6. ncbi Pregnancy characteristics and maternal risk of breast cancer
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 294:2474-80. 2005
  7. ncbi Very preterm birth, birth trauma, and the risk of anorexia nervosa among girls
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:634-8. 1999
  8. doi Familial factors do not confound the association between birth weight and childhood asthma
    Anne Kristina Ortqvist
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 124:e737-43. 2009
  9. ncbi The association between low birth weight and type 2 diabetes: contribution of genetic factors
    Stefan Johansson
    Departments of Medical Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 19:659-65. 2008
  10. ncbi Importance of familial factors in associations between offspring birth weight and parental risk of type-2 diabetes
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 37:185-92. 2008

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Publications149 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Birth weight differences between preterm stillbirths and live births: analysis of population-based studies from the U.S. and Sweden
    Xun Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:119. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to compare birth weights at preterm gestational ages between live births and stillbirths, and between those occurring before or during labour...
  2. pmc Determinants of serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds in Swedish pregnant women: a cross-sectional study
    Anders Glynn
    Swedish National Food Administration, Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health 6:2. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi The epidemiology of stillbirth
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Semin Perinatol 26:25-30. 2002
    ..The prevalence of delayed childbearing and, especially overweight, are increasing in most developed countries. The proportion of stillbirth attributable to overweight is likely to increase...
  4. ncbi Trends in smoking and overweight during pregnancy: prevalence, risks of pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Semin Perinatol 26:286-95. 2002
    ..From a public health perspective, smoking and overweight today probably represent the most important modifiable risk factors for pregnancy complications and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  5. ncbi The epidemiology of smoking during pregnancy: smoking prevalence, maternal characteristics, and pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:S125-40. 2004
    ..Smoking during pregnancy will continue to be an important risk factor for maternal and fetal outcomes during pregnancy...
  6. ncbi Pregnancy characteristics and maternal risk of breast cancer
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 294:2474-80. 2005
    ..During pregnancy, these markers have been inconsistently associated with subsequent risk of breast cancer in the mother...
  7. ncbi Very preterm birth, birth trauma, and the risk of anorexia nervosa among girls
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:634-8. 1999
    ..We used prospectively collected data about pregnancy and perinatal factors to examine the subsequent development of anorexia nervosa...
  8. doi Familial factors do not confound the association between birth weight and childhood asthma
    Anne Kristina Ortqvist
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 124:e737-43. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate whether fetal growth and birth weight affect the risk of asthma in childhood, controlling for gestational age (GA), and shared (familial) environment and genetic factors...
  9. ncbi The association between low birth weight and type 2 diabetes: contribution of genetic factors
    Stefan Johansson
    Departments of Medical Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 19:659-65. 2008
    ..Poor fetal nutrition has been suggested to explain this association. Our objective was to determine whether genetic factors contribute to the association between low birth weight and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes...
  10. ncbi Importance of familial factors in associations between offspring birth weight and parental risk of type-2 diabetes
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 37:185-92. 2008
    ..It is hypothesized that associations found between birth weight and subsequent risk of type-2 diabetes are due to inherited genes affecting both fetal growth and metabolism of insulin...
  11. pmc Perinatal risk factors for diabetes in later life
    Magnus Kaijser
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes 58:523-6. 2009
    ..We therefore investigated the significance of these two factors separately...
  12. doi Maternal effects for preterm birth: a genetic epidemiologic study of 630,000 families
    Anna C Svensson
    Division of Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Norrbacka, Fifth Floor, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1365-72. 2009
    ..The increased odds ratio between offspring of sisters was independent of maternal risk factors for preterm birth, suggesting that the relative importance of maternal effects is not explained by these well-known risk factors...
  13. doi Schizophrenia and offspring's risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes and infant death
    Emma Nilsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 193:311-5. 2008
    ..Women with schizophrenia are at increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes. It is not known whether offspring born to fathers with schizophrenia also have an increased risk...
  14. ncbi Cerebrovascular and ischemic heart disease in young adults born preterm: a population-based Swedish cohort study
    Peter Ueda
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, T2, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:253-60. 2014
    ..Birth before 32 weeks is associated with increased risk of cerebrovascular disease in young adulthood. Our data suggest that cardiovascular health promotion in follow-up programs after very preterm birth may be beneficial...
  15. doi Maternal obesity and risk of preterm delivery
    Sven Cnattingius
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, T2, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 309:2362-70. 2013
    ..Obesity increases the risk of preterm delivery, but the associations between overweight and obesity and subtypes of preterm delivery are not clear...
  16. ncbi Month of birth and cause-specific mortality between 50 and 80 years: a population-based longitudinal cohort study in Sweden
    Peter Ueda
    Institutionen för Medicin Solna, Enheten för Klinisk Epidemiologi, T2 Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Solna, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:89-94. 2014
    ..046-1.175). Month of birth is associated with mortality from cardiovascular diseases and infections in ages of more than 50-80 years in Sweden. The mechanisms behind these associations remain to be elucidated...
  17. doi Hysterectomy on benign indications in Sweden 1987-2003: a nationwide trend analysis
    Cecilia Lundholm
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:52-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the annual rates, types and indications for hysterectomy on benign indications in Sweden 1987-2003...
  18. ncbi Genetic and shared environmental factors do not confound the association between birth weight and hypertension: a study among Swedish twins
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Circulation 115:2931-8. 2007
    ..Studies have found associations between low birth weight and increased risks of cardiovascular diseases in adulthood. However, these associations could be due to confounding by genetic or socioeconomic factors...
  19. ncbi The influence of interpregnancy interval on the subsequent risk of stillbirth and early neonatal death
    Olof Stephansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 102:101-8. 2003
    ..To study whether interpregnancy interval is associated with increased risks of stillbirth and early neonatal death and whether this possible association is confounded by maternal characteristics and previous reproductive history...
  20. ncbi Twinship influence on morbidity and mortality across the lifespan
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1002-9. 2012
    ..To better understand the influence twinning may have on health, we investigated long-term health outcomes of twins, their singleton siblings and singletons from the population...
  21. ncbi Risk of high blood pressure among young men increases with the degree of immaturity at birth
    Stefan Johansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Circulation 112:3430-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the association between gestational age (GA) and risk of high blood pressure (HBP) in young Swedish men and whether GA modified the risk of HBP; ie, whether HBP was related to being born small for gestational age (SGA)...
  22. ncbi Risks of repeated miscarriage
    Lena George
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:119-26. 2006
    ..1, 4.1]). Among non-smoking women with high caffeine intake, there was an increased risk of repeated miscarriage, whereas there was no such association among smokers. Low plasma folate levels were not associated with increased risks...
  23. ncbi Influenza H1N1 vaccination and adverse pregnancy outcome
    Jonas F Ludvigsson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:579-88. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that this vaccine is safe for the offspring when used in different stages of pregnancy. ..
  24. pmc Placental weight and risk of invasive epithelial ovarian cancer with an early age of onset
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2344-9. 2008
    ..Because pregnancy hormones are primarily produced by the placenta, placental weight may be an indirect marker of hormone exposure during pregnancy...
  25. pmc Effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on offspring blood pressure in late adolescence
    Lovisa Högberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Hypertens 30:693-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate whether this association remained in late adolescence and, if so, whether it could be attributed to an intrauterine effect or to familial confounding...
  26. ncbi Can association between preterm birth and autism be explained by maternal or neonatal morbidity?
    Susanne Buchmayer
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 124:e817-25. 2009
    ..We examined whether an association between preterm birth and risk of autistic disorders could be explained by pregnancy complications or neonatal morbidity...
  27. ncbi Risks for low intellectual performance related to being born small for gestational age are modified by gestational age
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 117:e460-7. 2006
    ..We sought to study whether the association between being born small for gestational age and risk for low intellectual performance was modified by gestational age...
  28. ncbi Familial aggregation of small-for-gestational-age births: the importance of fetal genetic effects
    Anna C Svensson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:475-9. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to disentangle the maternal genetic, fetal genetic, and environmental effects for the risk of having small-for-gestational-age (SGA) offspring...
  29. doi Breast cancer risk in opposite-sexed twins: influence of birth weight and co-twin birth weight
    Mohammadhossein Hajiebrahimi
    Affiliations of authors Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine MH, SB, SC, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine SB, and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics ANI, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA SO Faculty of Public Health, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran MH, SB
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1833-6. 2013
    ..01; 95% confidence interval = 0.70 to 1.46) or twin brother's birth weight and risk of breast cancer, which suggests the previously reported strong positive association may have been a chance finding. ..
  30. doi Placental weight and breast cancer survival in young women
    Gunnar Larfors
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:777-83. 2009
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that the reduced survival in breast cancer among women with a recent childbirth is linked to pregnancy hormone exposure...
  31. ncbi Will an adverse pregnancy outcome influence the risk of continued smoking in the next pregnancy?
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1680-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to study the effect of pregnancy outcomes on risks of continued smoking in subsequent pregnancy...
  32. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and intellectual performance in young adult Swedish male offspring
    Frida Lundberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:79-87. 2010
    ..Thus, the association between prenatal smoking exposure and offspring risk of low intellectual performance appears to be completely confounded by familial (genetic and early environmental) factors...
  33. ncbi Previous preterm and small-for-gestational-age births and the subsequent risk of stillbirth
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    N Engl J Med 350:777-85. 2004
    ..It is not known whether the birth of a previous small-for-gestational-age or preterm infant increases the subsequent risk of stillbirth...
  34. doi Perinatal risk factors for ischemic heart disease: disentangling the roles of birth weight and preterm birth
    Magnus Kaijser
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Circulation 117:405-10. 2008
    ..Several studies have reported an association between low birth weight and ischemic heart disease, but it remains unclear whether the association is mediated through poor fetal growth or short gestational duration...
  35. pmc Psychotic illness in first-time mothers with no previous psychiatric hospitalizations: a population-based study
    Unnur Valdimarsdottir
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Med 6:e13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of maternal background characteristics and obstetric factors on the risk of postpartum psychosis, specifically among mothers with no previous psychiatric hospitalizations...
  36. doi Psychosocial stress related to the loss of a close relative the year before or during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia
    Krisztina D László
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Hypertension 62:183-9. 2013
    ..Our results related to timing of exposure suggest that severe stress may influence early placentation. However, the public health implications of our findings are limited in populations with a low prevalence of severe stress exposures...
  37. doi Risk of surgically managed pelvic floor dysfunction in relation to age at first delivery
    Asa Leijonhufvud
    Department of Clinical Sciences at Karolinska Institutet, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:303.e1-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the risk of surgically treated stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in relation to mode of delivery and age at first childbirth...
  38. doi Birth characteristics and subsequent risks of maternal cardiovascular disease: effects of gestational age and fetal growth
    Anna Karin Edstedt Bonamy
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Circulation 124:2839-46. 2011
    ..Prior studies showing an inverse relationship between low birth weight in offspring and maternal risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are limited by lack of information on gestational age and/or insufficient adjustment for confounders...
  39. doi Birth weight-breast cancer revisited: is the association confounded by familial factors?
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 281 Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2447-52. 2009
    ..The study aimed to investigate whether the association between birth weight and the risk of breast cancer can be confounded by familial factors, such as shared environment and common genes...
  40. doi Previous preeclampsia and risks of adverse outcomes in subsequent nonpreeclamptic pregnancies
    Anna Karin Wikström
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:148.e1-6. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi Reasons for increasing trends in large for gestational age births
    Pamela J Surkan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:720-6. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi Birth characteristics and risk of low intellectual performance in early adulthood: are the associations confounded by socioeconomic factors in adolescence or familial effects?
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 117:714-21. 2006
    ..In this study we investigated whether the association between measures of fetal growth restriction and intellectual performance was mediated by socioeconomic or familial factors...
  43. ncbi Preterm birth, low birth weight, and risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Magnus Kaijser
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine at Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 128:607-9. 2005
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux is common among preterm infants and those who are small for gestational age, and it is a strong risk factor for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus...
  44. doi Birth characteristics and risk of prostate cancer: the contribution of genetic factors
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2422-6. 2009
    ..We investigated the associations between birth characteristics and the risk of prostate cancer in twins, and whether possible associations could be confounded by familial factors, such as shared environment and common genes...
  45. pmc Perinatal outcomes after bariatric surgery: nationwide population based matched cohort study
    Nathalie Roos
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 347:f6460. 2013
    ..To compare perinatal outcomes in births of women with versus without a history of bariatric surgery...
  46. doi Preterm birth and later retinal detachment: a population-based cohort study of more than 3 million children and young adults
    Anna Karin E Bonamy
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 120:2278-85. 2013
    ..There are no population-based studies of preterm birth and risk of retinal detachment, which was the objective of the current investigation...
  47. doi Risk factors for acute respiratory morbidity in moderately preterm infants
    Maria Altman
    Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:172-81. 2013
    ....
  48. ncbi Maternal smoking during pregnancy and school performance at age 15
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 17:524-30. 2006
    ..Also, findings from several studies indicate an association with impaired cognitive function in the children...
  49. ncbi Self-reported nicotine exposure and plasma levels of cotinine in early and late pregnancy
    Lena George
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1331-7. 2006
    ..This study aimed to validate self-reported smoking, smoking cessation, and environmental tobacco smoke exposure in early and late pregnancy, using the biomarker cotinine as the gold standard...
  50. ncbi Birth characteristics and risk of high systolic blood pressure in early adulthood: socioeconomic factors and familial effects
    Niklas Bergvall
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 16:635-40. 2005
    ..Although an inverse association between size at birth and blood pressure has been found in several studies, few studies have adjusted for the influence of socioeconomic and familial effects...
  51. ncbi Genetic influence on dystocia
    Michael Algovik
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:832-7. 2004
    ..Epidemiological studies have suggested a familial aggregation. This study aimed to quantify the genetic influence (i.e. the heritability) on dystocia...
  52. ncbi Women with schizophrenia: pregnancy outcome and infant death among their offspring
    Emma Nilsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 58:221-9. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi Increasing incidence of pregnancy-associated breast cancer in Sweden
    Therese M L Andersson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 114:568-72. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence of pregnancy-associated breast cancer during different calendar periods and when pregnancy-associated breast cancer was diagnosed in relation to delivery...
  54. doi Infection with Parvovirus B19 and Herpes viruses in early pregnancy and risk of second trimester miscarriage or very preterm birth
    Stefan Johansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Reprod Toxicol 26:298-302. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study lends some support to the hypothesis that women with viremia in early pregnancy may face an increased risk of second trimester miscarriage or very preterm birth. Studies with larger sample sizes are needed...
  55. doi Familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and young adult offspring overweight
    Anastasia Nyman Iliadou
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1193-202. 2010
    ..We aim to investigate whether familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and overweight in early adulthood in young Swedish males born 1983-88...
  56. doi Risk factors for asphyxia associated with substandard care during labor
    Sophie Berglund
    Institution for Clinical Science and Education, Sodersjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:39-48. 2010
    ..To identify maternal, pregnancy, delivery and infants characteristics related to neonatal asphyxia and associated with substandard care...
  57. doi Maternal smoking and infant mortality: does quitting smoking reduce the risk of infant death?
    Anna L V Johansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 20:590-7. 2009
    ..No study has investigated whether smoking cessation influences the risk of infant death. This study estimates infant mortality after the second pregnancy in relation to smoking behavior in both the first and the second pregnancy...
  58. ncbi Risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma among individuals born preterm or small for gestational age
    Lina Forssell
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 49:2207-13. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the association between risk of EAC and preterm or SGA birth...
  59. doi Increased risk of Barrett's esophagus among individuals born preterm or small for gestational age
    Lina Forssell
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Centre for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:790-4. 2013
    ..We assessed whether being born preterm or SGA increased the risk of developing Barrett's esophagus (BE) in adulthood...
  60. doi Maternal bereavement during pregnancy and the risk of stillbirth: a nationwide cohort study in Sweden
    Krisztina D László
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 177:219-27. 2013
    ..Death of a close relative is one of the most severe sources of stress, and future studies need to investigate whether less severe but more common stressors also increase stillbirth risk...
  61. doi From infancy to pregnancy: birth weight, body mass index, and the risk of gestational diabetes
    Ylva Trolle Lagerros
    Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:799-805. 2012
    ..Normal pre-pregnancy BMI diminishes the increased risk birth size may confer in terms of gestational diabetes. Therefore, the importance of keeping a healthy weight cannot be overemphasized...
  62. doi Perinatal characteristics and risk of polio among Swedish twins
    Wei Perng
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:218-25. 2012
    ..Similar associations were observed among monozygotic (n=84) and dizygotic (n=142) twins. These findings suggest that early intrauterine growth restriction may be inversely related to the incidence of polio...
  63. doi Vaginal hysterectomy and risk of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence surgery
    Catharina Forsgren
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J 23:43-8. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine the risk of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery related to mode of hysterectomy focusing on vaginal hysterectomy...
  64. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke and risk of spontaneous abortion
    Lena George
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 17:500-5. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate risk of early spontaneous abortion related to ETS and active smoking as defined by plasma cotinine levels...
  65. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse surgery following hysterectomy on benign indications
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:572.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the risk for pelvic organ prolapse surgery attributed to hysterectomy on benign indications..
  66. ncbi Association of cytochrome P450 1B1 polymorphism with first-trimester miscarriage
    Anna Helena Karypidis
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Technology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 86:1498-503. 2006
    ..To determine whether the cytochrome P450 1B1 (CYP1B1) Val432Leu polymorphism is associated with risk of miscarriage. We also analyzed the possible interaction between this polymorphism and caffeine intake...
  67. ncbi Smoking and environmental iodine as risk factors for thyroiditis among parous women
    Maria Rosaria Galanti
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Hospital M9 01, Stockholm, 171 76, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:467-72. 2007
    ..To elucidate whether exposure to some environmental factors, i.e. cigarette smoking and iodine deficiency influence the risk of thyroiditis...
  68. doi Addison's disease in women is a risk factor for an adverse pregnancy outcome
    Sigridur Bjornsdottir
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:5249-57. 2010
    ..Autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD) tends to affect young and middle-aged women. It is not known whether the existence of undiagnosed or diagnosed AAD influences the outcome of pregnancy...
  69. doi Risks of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse surgery in relation to mode of childbirth
    Asa Leijonhufvud
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:70.e1-7. 2011
    ..To estimate the risk for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse surgery related to vaginal birth or cesarean delivery...
  70. ncbi Time of birth and risk of intrapartum and early neonatal death
    Olof Stephansson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:218-22. 2003
    ..However, these associations may be confounded by the distribution of high-risk deliveries according to time of birth...
  71. ncbi Social support after stillbirth for prevention of maternal depression
    Pamela J Surkan
    Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1358-64. 2009
    ..To study how social support is associated with ensuing maternal depression following stillbirth...
  72. ncbi Fetal growth restriction and schizophrenia: a Swedish twin study
    Emma Nilsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:402-8. 2005
    ..The association between low birthweight and schizophrenia is partly a function of reduced fetal growth. Fetal growth restriction seems to be associated with risk of schizophrenia independently of familial factors...
  73. ncbi Maternal and fetal genetic factors account for most of familial aggregation of preeclampsia: a population-based Swedish cohort study
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet A 130:365-71. 2004
    ..4-0.9). Genetic factors account for more than half of the liability of preeclampsia, and maternal genes contribute more than fetal genes. We suggest that the couple effect is due to a genetic interaction between mother and father...
  74. doi Stillbirth among foreign-born women in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 21:788-92. 2011
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  75. doi Maternal smoking during pregnancy and risks of suicidal acts in young offspring
    Sven Cnattingius
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:485-92. 2011
    ..We conclude that the association between prenatal smoking exposure and offspring risk of suicidal acts is probably confounded by unmeasured familial factors...
  76. doi Gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and risk of testicular cancer
    Andreas Pettersson
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 68:8832-6. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi Birth centre care over a 10-year period: infant morbidity during the first month after birth
    Karin Gottvall
    Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 94:1253-60. 2005
    ..To study morbidity during the first month of life affecting infants of mothers booked for birth centre care during pregnancy...
  78. ncbi Signs of infection in Pap smears and risk of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Susanne Buchmayer
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:340-6. 2003
    ..7). This indicates that if Coccobacilli are detected in Pap smears during the second trimester, antibacterial treatment may lower the risk of very preterm delivery...
  79. doi Neonatal morbidity in moderately preterm infants: a Swedish national population-based study
    Maria Altman
    Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Pediatr 158:239-44.e1. 2011
    ..To determine the gestational age (GA)-specific risks for neonatal morbidity and use of interventions in infants born at 30 to 34 completed gestational weeks...
  80. ncbi Hysterectomy for benign indications and risk of pelvic organ fistula disease
    Catharina Forsgren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 114:594-9. 2009
    ..To study the association between hysterectomy for benign indications and pelvic organ fistula disease...
  81. ncbi Preterm delivery, level of care, and infant death in sweden: a population-based study
    Stefan Johansson
    Women and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 113:1230-5. 2004
    ..To elucidate the role of level of care in combination with other perinatal risk factors for infant death in very preterm deliveries...
  82. ncbi Maternal smoking and childhood leukemia and lymphoma risk among 1,440,542 Swedish children
    Lorelei A Mucci
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1528-33. 2004
    ..The apparent protective effect with ALL needs to be explored further and in no way supports maternal smoking as beneficial, given its adverse association with common pregnancy outcomes...
  83. ncbi Low birthweight and Type 2 diabetes: a study on 11 162 Swedish twins
    A Iliadou
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 33:948-53; discussion 953-4. 2004
    ..Method A cohort of 11 162 same-sexed Swedish twins born between 1906 and 1958 was used in order to investigate the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes between and within twin pairs by utilizing random effects linear models...
  84. ncbi Effect of caffeine exposure during pregnancy on birth weight and gestational age
    Britt Clausson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 155:429-36. 2002
    ..These results do not support an association between moderate caffeine consumption and reduced birth weight, gestational age, or fetal growth...
  85. ncbi Abortions and breast cancer: record-based case-control study
    Gunnar Erlandsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 103:676-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, neither a history of induced nor spontaneous abortions is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Our data suggest a protective effect of pregnancies regardless of outcome...
  86. ncbi Does the increased risk of preterm delivery in teenagers persist in pregnancies after the teenage period?
    P O Olausson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 108:721-5. 2001
    ..To study the associations between low maternal age at first birth and the risks of very and moderately preterm birth, in first birth and in second successive birth in adulthood...
  87. doi Epidural analgesia during labor among immigrant women in Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:243-9. 2010
    ..To investigate differences in the use of epidural analgesia (EDA) during labor between native Swedish and immigrant women and whether such possible differences could be explained by other maternal factors or birthweight...
  88. ncbi Cigarette smoking and the risk of goitre and thyroid nodules amongst parous women
    M R Galanti
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Intern Med 258:257-64. 2005
    ..To clarify the mechanisms by which smoking is associated to toxic and nontoxic goitre and thyroid nodules...
  89. pmc Birth characteristics and risk of colorectal cancer: a study among Swedish twins
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 100:803-6. 2009
    ..Type-2 diabetes increases the risk of colorectal cancer, and is also associated with low birth weight. However, we found no evidence of associations between birth characteristics and risk of colorectal cancer (m=248) among Swedish twins...
  90. ncbi Teenage childbearing and long-term socioeconomic consequences: a case study in Sweden
    P O Olausson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Fam Plann Perspect 33:70-4. 2001
    ....
  91. ncbi Pulmonary embolism and stroke in relation to pregnancy: how can high-risk women be identified?
    Helena Salonen Ros
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:198-203. 2002
    ....
  92. ncbi Plasma folate levels and risk of spontaneous abortion
    Lena George
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 288:1867-73. 2002
    ..Both folate deficiency and folic acid supplements have been reported to increase the risk of spontaneous abortion. The results are inconclusive, however, and measurements of folate have not been available in all studies...
  93. ncbi Perinatal risk factors for infantile autism
    Christina M Hultman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, S 17277 Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 13:417-23. 2002
    ..We evaluated the association of maternal, pregnancy, delivery, and infant characteristics and risk of infantile autism...
  94. ncbi Premature death among teenage mothers
    Petra Otterblad Olausson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 111:793-9. 2004
    ..We studied premature death in relation to age at first birth, social background and social situation after first birth...
  95. ncbi Maternal age, anthropometrics and pregnancy oestriol
    Magnus Kaijser
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Instituet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:149-53. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the previously reported associations between maternal age and maternal pregnancy weight gain and the offsprings risk of breast cancer are due to factors other than antenatal exposure to oestriol...
  96. ncbi Serum insulin-like growth factors in normal pregnancy and in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia
    Anna Hübinette
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:1004-9. 2003
    ..We have prospectively investigated maternal serum levels of IGF-I, IGF-II, and the main binding protein insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3) in women with and without preeclampsia...
  97. ncbi Effect of Swedish snuff (snus) on preterm birth
    A K Wikström
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 117:1005-10. 2010
    ..To compare the effects of Swedish snuff and cigarette smoking on risks of preterm birth...
  98. pmc Hyperemesis gravidarum and subsequent breast cancer risk
    G Erlandsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 87:974-6. 2002
    ..Our results do not support the hypothesis that human chorionic gonadotropin is responsible for the protective effect of pregnancies upon breast cancer risk...
  99. ncbi Birthweight, early environment, and genetics: a study of twins discordant for acute myocardial infarction
    A Hubinette
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 357:1997-2001. 2001
    ..We undertook a case-control study in twins discordant for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  100. ncbi Estimation of genetic and environmental factors for binary traits using family data
    Y Pawitan
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 281, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Stat Med 23:449-65. 2004
    ..In our illustration the models will account for maternal or foetal genetic effects, environmental effects, or a combination of these and we show how these effects can be readily estimated using family data...
  101. pmc Differences in late fetal death rates in association with determinants of small for gestational age fetuses: population based cohort study
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 316:1483-7. 1998
    ..To examine differences in late fetal death rates in association with determinants of small for gestational age fetuses...