Pediatrics 2003 Dec;112(6 Pt 2):1523-9
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA.
Objective: The purpose of this report is to review the obstetric medical, psychological, and nutritional aspects and outcome of the women and offspring enrolled in the Maternal Phenylketonuria Study, which was established to assess the efficacy of a phenylalanine (Phe)-restricted diet in preventing the morbidity associated with this disorder.
Methods: A total of 382 women with hyperphenylalaninemia (HPA) were enrolled in the study and completed 572 pregnancies. Outcome measures were analyzed with chi2, Fisher exact text, analysis of variance, t test, Wilcoxon nonparametric test, and multiple logistic regression. Read More