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ea0015s18 | Hypoxia: its effects on physiology and pathophysiology | SFEBES2008

Hypoxia: its short- and long-term effects on the developing fetus

Giussani Dino

In addition to traditional risks, such as smoking and obesity, the quality of our prenatal development plays a role in determining whether we suffer disease. In turn, the quality of the intrauterine environment is largely determined by the available nutrient and oxygen supply to the growing young. As such, the association between poor conditions in utero and increased risk of disease in adulthood has exploded a number of studies investigating the effects of changes in m...