SPHERE - Study of Perinatal, paediatric and adolescent Health : Epidemiological Research and Evaluation
Equipe constitutive du CERPOP, UMR 1295, unité mixte de recherche Inserm – Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier
Virginie EHLINGER •  ITA Biostatistiques


  1. Delobel-Ayoub M, Ehlinger V, Klapouszczak D, Duffaut C, Arnaud C, Sentenac M. Prevalence and characteristics of children with cerebral palsy according to socioeconomic status of areas of residence in a French department. PLoS One. 2022 May 19;17(5):e0268108. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268108.
  2. Groussolles M, Winer N, Sentilhes L, Biquart F, Massoud M, Vivanti AJ, Bouchghoul H, Rozenberg P, Olivier P, Desbriere R, Chauleur C, Perrotin F, Coatleven F, Fuchs F, Bretelle F, Tsatsaris V, Salomon LJ, Sananes N, Kayem G, Houflin-Debarge V, Schmitz T, Benoist G, Arnaud C, Ehlinger V, Vayssière C; Groupe de Recherche en Gynecologie Obstétrique. Arabin pessary to prevent adverse perinatal outcomes in twin pregnancies with a short cervix: a multicenter randomized controlled trial (PESSARONE). Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Feb 3:S0002-9378(22)00098-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.01.038. Epub ahead of print.
  3. McIntyre S, Goldsmith S, Webb A, Ehlinger V, Hollung SJ, McConnell K, Arnaud C, Smithers-Sheedy H, Oskoui M, Khandaker G, Himmelmann K; Global CP Prevalence Group*. Global prevalence of cerebral palsy: A systematic analysis. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2022 Aug 11. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15346. Epub ahead of print.


  1. Arnaud C, Duffaut C, Fauconnier J, Schmidt S, Himmelmann K, Marcelli M, Pennington L, Alvarelhão J, Cytera C, Rapp M, Ehlinger V, Thyen U. Determinants of participation and quality of life of young adults with cerebral palsy: longitudinal approach and comparison with the general population - SPARCLE 3 study protocol. BMC Neurol. 2021 Jun 30;21(1):254. doi: 10.1186/s12883-021-02263-z.
  2. Arnaud C, Ehlinger V, Delobel-Ayoub M, Klapouszczak D, Perra O, Hensey O, Neubauer D, Hollódy K, VirellaD, Rackauskaite G, Greitane A, Himmelmann K, Ortibus E, Dakovic I, Andersen GL, Papavasiliou A, Sellier E, Platt MJ, Krägeloh-Mann I. Trends in Prevalence and Severity of Pre/Perinatal Cerebral Palsy Among Children Born Preterm From 2004 to 2010: A SCPE Collaboration Study. Front. Neurol. 20 May 2021. doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.624884.
  3. Breinig S, Dicky O, Ehlinger V, Dulac Y, Marcoux MO, Arnaud C. Echocardiographic Parameters Predictive of Poor Outcome in Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN): Preliminary Results. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Dec;42(8):1848-1853. doi: 10.1007/s00246-021-02677-z.
  4. Fernandez de Grado G, Ehlinger V, Godeau E, Arnaud C, Nabet C, Benkirane-Jessel N, Musset AM, Offner D. Changes in tooth brushing frequency and its associated factors from 2006 to 2014 among French adolescents: Results from three repeated cross sectional HBSC studies. PLoS One. 2021 Mar 29;16(3):e0249129. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249129.
  5. Gaudineau A, Senat MV, Ehlinger V, Gallini A, Morin M, Olivier P, Roth E, Orusco E, Javoise S, Fort J, Lavergne C, Arnaud C, Rozenberg P, Vayssiere C; Groupe de Recherche en Obstétrique rt Gynécologie. Induction of labor at term with vaginal misoprostol or a prostaglandin E2 pessary: a noninferiority randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Apr 19:S0002-9378(21)00456-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.04.226.
  6. Losbar JL, Montjaux N, Ehlinger V, Germany L, Arnaud C, Tscherning C. Early discharge and hospital-assisted home care is associated with better neurodevelopmental outcome in preterm infants. Early Hum Dev. 2021.Oct. vol.161. doi: org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105451.
  7. Sentenac M, Rapp M, Ehlinger V, Colver A, Thyen U, Arnaud C. Disparity of child/parent-reported quality of life in cerebral palsy persists into adolescence. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2021 Jan;63(1):68-74. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14638.
  8. Vidart d'Egurbide Bagazgoïtia N, Ehlinger V, Duffaut C, Fauconnier J, Schmidt-Schuchert S, Thyen U, Himmelmann K, Marcelli M, Arnaud C. Quality of Life in Young Adults With Cerebral Palsy: A Longitudinal Analysis of the SPARCLE Study. Front Neurol. 2021 Nov 1;12:733978. doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.733978


  1. Morin M, Claris O, Dussart C, Frelat A, De Place A, Molinier L, Matillon Y, Ehlinger V, Vayssiere C. Quality of Life During Pregnancy: Is There a Link with Breastfeeding at Birth? Breastfeed Med. 2020 May;15(5):321-330. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2019.0123.

  1. Pacoricona Alfaro DL, Lemoine P, Ehlinger V, Molinas C, Diene G, Valette M, Pinto G, Coupaye M, Poitou-Bernert C, Thuilleaux D, Arnaud C, Tauber M. Causes of death in Prader-Willi syndrome: lessons from 11 years' experience of a national reference center. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2019 Nov 4;14(1):238. doi: 10.1186/s13023-019-1214-2.
  2. Amer-Wåhlin I, Ugwumadu A, Yli BM, Kwee A, Timonen S, Cole V, Ayres-de-Campos D, Roth GE, Schwarz C, Ramenghi LA, Todros T, Ehlinger V, Vayssiere C; Study Group of Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring (European Association of Perinatal Medicine). Fetal electrocardiography ST-segment analysis for intrapartum monitoring: a critical appraisal of conflicting evidence and a way forward. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Dec;221(6):577-601.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.04.003.