Nicholas Olomu

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Our prospective cohort study of extremely low gestational age newborns evaluated the association of neonatal head ultrasound abnormalities with cerebral palsy at age 2 years. Cranial ultrasounds in 1053 infants were read with respect to intraventricular hemorrhage, ventriculomegaly, and echolucency, by multiple sonologists. Standardized neurological(More)
Clinically apparent pulmonary hemorrhage (PH) occurs in 5% to 7% of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). It is associated with a mortality rate as high as 50% and significant pulmonary and central nervous system morbidities. There is no consensus on treatment modality. We present two VLBW infants with severe PH that(More)
Hepatitis virus infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. The high prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in this region is thought to be due to horizontal transmission during childhood. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is also quite prevalent in Africa, but the epidemiology of this infection has yet to be(More)
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