Denise Castilho Cabrera Santos

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OBJECTIVE To ascertain the degree of agreement between a score for screening and another for diagnosis of motor development in 6-month old infants and to define the most appropriate cutoff point for screening. METHODS A sectional study, enrolling asymptomatic full term newborns with gestational ages from 37 to 41 weeks, who were discharged from the(More)
PURPOSE To compare motor and cognitive performance in infants with typical development in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th months after birth. METHODS This was a repeated-measures study with unequal sample sizes in the follow-up periods, comprising 94 infants born at term. Infants with genetic syndromes, malformations, congenital infections, or(More)
PURPOSE To compare the motor performance of infants born small for gestational age (SGA) with those appropriate for gestational age (AGA) at 1, 2, 3, and 6 months. METHODS A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted including infants born full-term, with birth weight under the 10th percentile for the SGA group and between the 10th and 90th(More)
PURPOSE To compare gross motor performance of children with Down syndrome (DS) and typical development (TD) at 2 to 4 months (Phase I) and at 2 years of age (Phase II) and to investigate the relation between early motor performance and later outcome. METHODS Seventeen infants (10 with TD and 7 with DS) were assessed in Phase I using the Test of Infant(More)
Purpose To screen the global development of children with and without congenital hypothyroidism and to investigate the association between fine motor skills and expressive language development in both groups. Methods This is a prospective study of a cohort of children diagnosed with Congenital Hypothyroidism and monitored in a reference service for(More)
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