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Hille, E.T.M. (author), Dorrepaal, C. (author), Perenboom, R. (author), Gravenhorst, J.B. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess social lifestyle, risk-taking behavior, and psychopathology in young adults born very preterm or with a very low birthweight. Study design: This study was part of the 19-year follow-up in a large ongoing collaborative study in the Netherlands (the POPS study) on the long-term outcome of prematurity and dysmaturity. 656...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), van Goudoever, J.B. (author), Jacobusse, G.W. (author), Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), de Groot, L. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Geven, W.B. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Mulder, A.L.M. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), van Weissenbruch, M.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE. Young adults who were born very preterm or with a very low birth weight remain at risk for physical and neurodevelopmental problems and lower academic achievement scores. Data, however, are scarce, hospital based, mostly done in small populations, and need additional confirmation. METHODS. Infants who were born at <32 weeks of...
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Koll, E.L.A.A. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), van Wassenaer, A.G. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Perinatal mortality in very preterm infants has decreased by up to 50% during the last decades. Studies of changes of long-term outcome are inconclusive. We studied the visual, auditory, neuromotor, cognitive and behavioural development of two geographically defined populations of very preterm, singleton infants, born in 1983 and in 1993, and...
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), van Wassenaer, A.G. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Better perinatal care has led to better survival of very preterm children, but may or may not have increased the number of children with cerebral and pulmonary morbidity. We therefore investigated the relationship between changes in perinatal care during one decade, and short-term outcome in very preterm infants. Perinatal risk factors and their...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), van Baar, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Verhaak, C.M. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Children born very preterm (VP; <32 weeks' gestation) or with very low birth weight (VLBW, <1500 g; hereafter called VP/VLBW) are at risk for behavioural and emotional problems during school age and adolescence. At school entrance these problems may hamper academic functioning, but evidence on their occurrence at this age in VP/VLBW...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Stuifbergen, M.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Brand, R. (author), Gravenhorst, J.B. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To assess whether attrition rate influences outcome in the follow-up of very preterm infants. Study design: In a national follow-up study of infants born alive in 1983 in the Netherlands with a gestational age less than 32 weeks and/or a birth weight less than 1500 g, outcome was assessed separately for adolescents who responded early or...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), Elbertse, L. (author), Bennebroek Gravenhorst, J. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective. To assess the effect of demographic and neonatal risk factors and outcome at the last available assessment on the probability of full responders, postal responders (those who only responded to the mailed questionnaire), or nonresponders in a follow-up study of 19-year-old adolescents who were born as preterm infants. Design. The 19...
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
The aim of this study was to present age references for waist circumference (WC), hip circumference (HC), and waist/hip ratio (WHR) in Dutch children. Cross-sectional data were obtained from 14,500 children of Dutch origin in the age range 0-21 years. National references were constructed with the LMS method. This method summarises the...
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), van Heel, W.J.M. (author), Dijkman-Neerincx, R.H.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims: To obtain age references for sitting height (SH), leg length (LL), and SH/H ratio in the Netherlands; to evaluate how SH standard deviation score (SDS), LL SDS, SH/H SDS, and SH/LL SDS are related to height SDS; and to study the usefulness of height corrected SH/H cut-off lines to detect Marfan syndrome and hypochondroplasia. Methods:...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Wal, M.F.V.D. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Sing, R.A.H. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Child abuse and neglect are important causes of child morbidity and death. We assessed potentially detrimental parental actions induced by infant crying in 3259 infants aged 1-6 months, in the Netherlands. In infants aged 6 months, 5·6% (95% CI 4·2-7·0) of parents reported having smothered, slapped, or shaken their baby at least once because of...
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Anthony, S. (author), Ouden, L.D. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, P. (author), Gravenhorst, J.B. (author)
Objective: To evaluate changes in obstetrical and neonatal care for very preterm and extremely preterm infants between 1983 and 1995 in The Netherlands and to evaluate the effect of those changes. Study design: Data on all very preterm or VLBW infants from the linked national obstetrical and neonatal databases of 1995 (N=2066) were compared to...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), van der Wal, M.F. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Hira Sing, R.A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Objective. To estimate the prevalence of parental actions to stop infant crying that may threaten infant health, and to determine specific risk groups regarding these actions. Design. Descriptive. Method. Before their visit to a well-baby clinic in the Netherlands, parents of 3345 infants aged 1-6 months (96.5% response) filled out an anonymous...
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Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), HiraSing, R.A. (author)
As part of government policy, the 'Youth healthcare' prevention programme is offered free of charge to all children aged 0 to 19 years who are resident in the Netherlands. It consists of a programme of primary prevention (including vaccinations, information and advice) and secondary prevention (screening, surveillance, early diagnosis) and...
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), van der Nijhuis - Sanden, M.W.G. (author), Sondaar, M. (author), Kessel van - Feddema, B.J.M. (author), Knuijt, S. (author), van Baar, A.L. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Breur-Pieterse, R. (author), Briët, J.M. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: Long term follow up shows a high frequency of developmental disturbances in preterm survivors of neonatal intensive care formerly considered non-disabled. Aims: To develop and validate an assessment tool that can help paediatricians to identify before 6 years of age which survivors have developmental disturbances that may interfere...
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Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Stuifbergen, M.C. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Bonsel, G.J. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Paneth, N. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate interrater and intermodality agreement in assessing health status using the Health Utilities Index. A random sample from a Dutch cohort of 14-year-old Very Low Birth Weight children and their parents were invited to participate in a face-to-face (n = 150) or telephone (n = 150) interview. All 300...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Saigal, S. (author), Wolke, D. (author), Lambert, M. (author), Whitaker, A. (author), Pinto-Martin, J.A. (author), Hoult, L. (author), Meyer, R. (author), Feldman, J.F. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Paneth, N. (author)
Background: The increased survival chances of extremely low-birthweight (ELBW) infants (weighing ≤1000 g at birth) has led to concern about their behavioural outcome in childhood. In reports from several countries with different assessments at various ages, investigators have noted a higher frequency of behavioural problems in such infants, but...
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Fekkes, M. (author), Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Veen, S. (author), Verrips, E.G.H. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
The 43-item TNO-AZL Preschool Children Quality of Life (TAPQOL) questionnaire was developed to meet the need for a reliable and valid instrument for measuring parent's perceptions of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in preschool children. HRQoL was defined as health status in 12 domains weighted by the impact of the health status problems...
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Roeleveld, N. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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Reerink, J.D. (author), Herngreen, W.P. (author), Meulmeester, J.F. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Ruys, J.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To assess consumption of medical care for infants and toddlers provided by general practitioners and specialists, and of hospital admissions for young children. Design. Descriptive. Setting. Dutch Child Health Clinics (CHC). Method. An aselect cohort of newborns of 1988/89 of the Social Medical Survey of children attending Child...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Bauer, L. (author), van den Oudenrijn, C. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
To assess the impact of both perinatal disorders and developmental problems identified at preschool age on school performance, we followed a virtually complete birth cohort of very premature (<32 completed weeks of gestation) and very low birth weight infants until they were 9 years of age. In 84% of the survivors (n = 813), data on school...
article 1994
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