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Effects of heavy maternal smoking on intrauterine growth patterns in sudden infant death victims and surviving infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9537495     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: The statistical association between maternal smoking and SID mainly results from effects of tobacco smoke on the fetoplacental unit which, in later SID victims, appears to be more susceptible to the growth retarding effects of cigarette smoking.
J Schellscheidt; G Jorch; J Menke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1998 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-05     Completed Date:  1998-06-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, University of Muenster, Münster, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Cohort Studies
Data Collection
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Fetal Growth Retardation / epidemiology*,  etiology
Germany / epidemiology
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Maternal Exposure
Pregnancy Complications*
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Smoking / adverse effects*,  epidemiology
Sudden Infant Death / epidemiology*,  etiology

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