Collected Dataset / HeSVA Perinatal Dataset

HeSVA Perinatal Dataset

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Associated study

Acronym HeSVA
Name Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults
Study design Cohort
Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births) 335
  • Finland


HeSVA Cohort

The HeSVA population comprises 335 VLBW infants born 1978-1985 and discharged alive from neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, which is the only NICU serving a geographically defined area (province of Uusimaa).

Data Collection Event

Perinatal Assessment

Perinatal assessment included collection of data from medical records on maternal medical and obstetric history, conditions during pregnancy, maternal smoking during pregnancy, infant characteristics at birth, neonatal morbidity and medical treatment, respiratory support, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, time to discharge from the NICU and sociodemographic information.