June 27, 2022
This month’s article is on cardiovascular health in adulthood following premature birth and was summarized by Dr. Tom Forbes. Using a large prospective, longitudinal study of extremely premature and low birth weight neonates in Australia, the authors evaluated blood pressures at 25 years of age. This prospective cohort study with an impressive 25-year follow up highlights the less favorable cardiovascular health profiles of infants compared to term-born, healthy controls, particularly in males. For more information, read the complete summary or the article HERE.