Atsushi Uchiyama

Satsuki Totsu3
Satoshi Kusuda3
Kyoko Shuri1
Katsura Matsunami1
3Satsuki Totsu
3Satoshi Kusuda
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BACKGROUND Although medical care for very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants has improved over time, it is unclear how this has affected mortality and morbidity. To characterize these trends, a network database was analyzed. METHODS This is a cohort study of VLBW infants born from 2003 through 2008. RESULTS Over the 6-y period, 19,344 infants were(More)
The aim of this study was to clarify the effects of gestational age and birth weight on outcomes of the infants. Medical records of 36 infants with trisomy 18 admitted to Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital from 1991 to 2012 were reviewed retrospectively. We compared clinical characteristics between term infants (n = 15) and preterm infants (n = 21).(More)
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the benefit of Bifidobacterium bifidum OLB6378 (B. bifidum) in very low-birthweight (VLBW) infants (birthweight <1500 g) for the acceleration of enteral feeding. METHODS A cluster-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in 19 hospitals, divided into two groups: the B group (n = 10 hospitals; B.(More)
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