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Arterial changes in infants of smoking mothers.
  1. I. Asmussen


    Examination of umbilical arteries and veins, and vessels in placental villi was carried out by electronmicroscopy in smoking and non-smoking mothers. Severe vascular changes were found in the smoking group. These findings suggest that similar changes may be present in the vessels of the newborn child. Stopping pregnant women from smoking may help to prevent CHD in their children in later life.

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