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Cord serum lipid and lipoprotein-cholesterol values in normal and betamethasone-treated newborns of varying gestational age.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  194458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cord serum total cholesterol, very low density lipoprotein-, low density lipoprotein-, high density lipoprotein-cholesterol and triglyceride was determined in 30 AGA infants and 35 SGA infants born between the larger than or equal to 37th less than or equal to 42th week of gestation and in 26 AGA infants born between the larger than or equal to 33th less than 37th week of gestation. In SGA infants significantly higher VLDL-cholesterol and triglyceride values were found than in AGA infants. In AGA infants less than 37 weeks of gestation total cholesterol, LDL-, and HDL-cholesterol concentrations were higher than in AGA infants larger than or equal to 37 weeks of gestation. In 10 betamethasone-treated AGA infants less than 37 weeks of gestation HDL-cholesterol was higher than in 16 untreated AGA infants less than 37 weeks of gestation.
G E Andersen; B Friis-Hansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1977 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-07-29     Completed Date:  1977-07-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Betamethasone / therapeutic use*
Birth Weight
Cholesterol / blood*
Fetal Blood / analysis*
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn*
Infant, Premature
Infant, Small for Gestational Age
Lipoproteins / blood*
Lipoproteins, HDL / blood
Lipoproteins, LDL / blood
Lipoproteins, VLDL / blood
Triglycerides / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lipoproteins; 0/Lipoproteins, HDL; 0/Lipoproteins, LDL; 0/Lipoproteins, VLDL; 0/Triglycerides; 378-44-9/Betamethasone; 57-88-5/Cholesterol

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