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Long-Term Renal Consequences of Preterm Birth

Sutherland, Megan R.; Ryan, Dana; Black, M. Jane; Kent, Alison


The normal development of the kidney may be affected by several factors, including abnormalities in placental function, resulting in fetal growth restriction, exposure to maternal disease states, including hypertension and diabetes, antenatal steroids, chorioamnionitis, and preterm delivery. After preterm birth, several further insults may occur that may influence nephrogenesis and renal health, including exposure to nephrotoxic medications, postnatal growth failure, and obesity after growth...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinics in Perinatology
DOI: 10.1016/j.clp.2014.05.006


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