Michele Rochefort

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Cysts in the periventricular region of the brain were demonstrated by ultrasound in eight of 102 preterm infants (birthweight less than 1501g or less than 34 weeks gestation) during a 14-month period. All eight babies survived, but developed serious neurological problems: five had spastic quadriplegia and three had spastic diplegia. Six had impaired vision(More)
The distance between the inferior surface of the occiput and the superior surface of the vault of the skull was measured weekly during the first nine weeks of life in 56 preterm but appropriately grown babies with birthweights less than 1850g. For seven babies with dilatation of the cerebral ventricles (shown by ultrasonography) the suboccipito-vault height(More)
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