March 2006. Volume 2. Number 1

Low birth weight children who put on weight rapidly at the age of 2 to 11 years have an increased risk for coronary heart disease

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Barrer DJP, Osmond C, Forsén TJ, Kajantie E, Ericsson JG. Trajectories of growth among children who have coronary events as adults. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:1802-9
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 17/02/2006
Acceptance date: 22/02/2006
Publication date: 01/03/2006

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Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Los niños con bajo peso al nacer que experimentan un desarrollo rápido entre los 2 y los 11 años presentan mayor riesgo coronario en la edad adulta. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:9.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Barrer DJP, Osmond C, Forsén TJ, Kajantie E, Ericsson JG. Trajectories of growth among children who have coronary events as adults. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:1802-9
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 17/02/2006
Acceptance date: 22/02/2006
Publication date: 01/03/2006

How to cite this article

Fernández Rodríguez M, Martín Muñoz P. Los niños con bajo peso al nacer que experimentan un desarrollo rápido entre los 2 y los 11 años presentan mayor riesgo coronario en la edad adulta. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:9.

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