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Neonatal IGF-1/IGFBP-1 axis and retinopathy of prematurity are associated with increased blood pressure in preterm children.

Journal article
Authors Anna Kistner
Jon Sigurdsson
Aimon Niklasson
Chatarina Löfqvist
Kerstin Hall
Ann Hellström
Published in Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)
Volume 103
Issue 2
Pages 149–156
ISSN 1651-2227
Publication year 2014
Published at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics
Pages 149–156
Language en
Keywords Catch-up growth;Diastolic blood pressure;IGF-1;IGFBP-1;Preterm children;Retinopathy of prematurity
Subject categories Pediatrics


Preterm children are at risk of developing increased blood pressure (BP). We evaluated possible associations between BP, early insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and IGF-binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) levels and Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in preterm children.

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