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Evidence of arteriolar narrowing in low-birth-weight children.

Authors
  • Mitchell, Paul
  • Liew, Gerald
  • Rochtchina, Elena
  • Wang, Jie Jin
  • Robaei, Dana
  • Cheung, Ning
  • Wong, Tien Y
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Jul 29, 2008
Volume
118
Issue
5
Pages
518–524
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.747329
PMID: 18625895
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Children who had lower birth weight, shorter birth length, and smaller head circumference had narrower retinal arteriolar calibers. These data support the concept that poor in utero growth may have an adverse influence on microvascular structure.

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