Pregnancy-related conditions and premature coronary heart disease in adult offspring.
Andriany Qanitha, Bastianus AJM de Mol, David P Burgner, Peter Kabo, Dara R Pabittei, Irawan Yusuf, Cuno SPM Uiterwaal
Heart Asia | Published : 2017
Objective: To investigate the association between complications during pregnancy and premature coronary heart disease in adult offspring. Methods: We conducted a population-based case-control study of 153 Indonesian patients with a first acute coronary syndrome (ACS) (age ≤55 years) and 153 age-matched and sex-matched controls. Data on complications during pregnancy (high blood pressure, preterm delivery) and maternal infections in pregnancy were obtained, together with sociodemographic data, clinical profiles, laboratory measurements and adulthood cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors at hospital admission or enrolment. Conditional logistic regression was performed to assess the associa..View full abstract