SVEN H CNATTINGIUS

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Postmenopausal breast cancer in Iran; risk factors and their population attributable fractions
    Reza Ghiasvand
    Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Cancer 12:414. 2012
  2. doi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint High birth weight and obesity--a vicious circle across generations
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1320-4. 2012
  4. pmc Immune cell counts and risks of respiratory infections among infants exposed pre- and postnatally to organochlorine compounds: a prospective study
    Anders Glynn
    National Food Administration, Research and Development Department, PO Box 622, SE 751 26 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health 7:62. 2008
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: On 'Transmission through the female line of a mechanism constraining human fetal growth'--does it exist?
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 37:250-2. 2008
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. doi request reprint 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

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  1. pmc Postmenopausal breast cancer in Iran; risk factors and their population attributable fractions
    Reza Ghiasvand
    Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Cancer 12:414. 2012
    ..Causes of the rapidly increasing incidence of breast cancer in Middle East and Asian countries are incompletely understood. We evaluated risk factors for postmenopausal breast cancer and estimated their attributable fraction in Iran...
  2. doi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint High birth weight and obesity--a vicious circle across generations
    S Cnattingius
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:1320-4. 2012
    ..We examined the association between mothers' birth weight for gestational age and adult body mass index (BMI) and these factors' joint effect on risk of having a large-for-gestational-age (LGA) offspring (>+2 s.d. above the mean)...
  4. pmc Immune cell counts and risks of respiratory infections among infants exposed pre- and postnatally to organochlorine compounds: a prospective study
    Anders Glynn
    National Food Administration, Research and Development Department, PO Box 622, SE 751 26 Uppsala, Sweden
    Environ Health 7:62. 2008
    ..Early-life chemical exposure may influence immune system development, subsequently affecting child health. We investigated immunomodulatory potentials of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p'-DDE in infants...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: On 'Transmission through the female line of a mechanism constraining human fetal growth'--does it exist?
    Sven Cnattingius
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 37:250-2. 2008
  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint Tobacco use during pregnancy and preeclampsia risk: effects of cigarette smoking and snuff
    Anna Karin Wikström
    Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit T2, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Hypertension 55:1254-9. 2010
    ..Because change of smoking habits during pregnancy influence risk, we further conclude that it is the smoking habits in the middle or late rather than in the beginning of pregnancy that seem to affect the risk of preeclampsia...
  15. doi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal lung cancer and testicular cancer risk in the offspring
    Magnus Kaijser
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:643-6. 2003
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that exposure to cigarette smoking in utero increases the risk of testicular cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. doi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. doi request reprint 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...
  43. doi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. doi request reprint 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...
  46. doi request reprint 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...
  47. 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...
  48. doi request reprint 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...
  49. doi request reprint 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. doi request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint The importance of genetic and environmental effects for pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension: a family study
    Emma Nilsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 111:200-6. 2004
    ..To determine the importance of genetic effects in the aetiology of pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension and to investigate whether pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension share genetic aetiology...
  53. ncbi request reprint 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...
  57. pmc Ethnic differences in the association of birth weight and blood pressure: the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:1235-41. 2007
    ..However, most previous studies in biethnic samples have not found a significant inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure in AAs...
  58. doi request reprint 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint 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...
  60. doi request reprint 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..
  61. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in childhood and early adolescence: a prospective Swedish twin study
    Christina M Hultman
    Dr Hultman is with the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:370-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether low birth weight increases the risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood and early adolescence...
  62. ncbi request reprint 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...
  63. doi request reprint 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
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  64. ncbi request reprint 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...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Previous pregnancy loss: risks related to severity of preterm delivery
    Susanne M Buchmayer
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1225-31. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between previous pregnancy losses and subsequent risk of preterm delivery...
  67. ncbi request reprint 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
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  68. doi request reprint 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Hormone markers during pregnancy and ovarian concer risk
    Sven Cnattingius; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The Swedish research registers will allow us to perform a large cost-effective cohort study where information on markers of hormone exposure during pregnancy has been collected prospectively. ..