Celiac disease and risk of adverse fetal outcome: A population-based cohort study
2005 (English)In: Gastroenterology, ISSN 0016-5085, Vol. 129, no 2, 454-463 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Background & Aims: Studies of maternal celiac disease (CD) and fetal outcome are inconsistent, and low statistical power is likely to have contributed to this inconsistency. We investigated the risk of adverse outcomes in women with CD diagnosed prior to pregnancy and in women who did not receive a diagnosis of CD until after the delivery. Methods: A national register-based cohort study restricted to women aged 15-44 years with singleton live born infants was used. We identified 2078 offspring to women who had received a diagnosis of CD (1964-2001): 1149 offspring to women diagnosed prior to birth and 929 offspring to women diagnosed after infant birth. Main outcome measures were: intrauterine growth retardation, low birth weight (
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2005. Vol. 129, no 2, 454-463 p.
National CategoryNatural Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-50443DOI: 10.1016/j.gastro.2005.05.065OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-50443DiVA: diva2:271339