Anne Karin Aurvåg

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OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to evaluate the effect of supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid for human milk-fed preterm infants. The primary end point was cognitive development at 6 months of age. METHODS The study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study among 141 infants with birth weights of <1500 g.(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to describe first-year growth among very low birth weight infants and the effect of growth restriction at hospital discharge on first year growth. METHOD Anthropometric measures and background information for 118 very low birth weight infants were collected from medical records. Z-scores were calculated based on recent(More)
OBJECTIVE Preterm infants usually have low retinol status at birth and at discharge from hospital. We have evaluated a new protocol designed to improve plasma retinol in very low birth weight infants (VLBW, birth weight < 1500 g). DESIGN An open intervention trial was conducted in which vitamin A was given in a human milk fortifier. The daily dose of(More)
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