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Late-onset sepsis in very low birth weight neonates: the experience of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network.
OBJECTIVE Late-onset sepsis (occurring after 3 days of age) is an important problem in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. To determine the current incidence of late-onset sepsis, risk factors forExpand
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Neonatal Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants From the NICHD Neonatal Research Network
OBJECTIVE: This report presents data from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network on care of and morbidity and mortality ratesExpand
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Growth in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Influences Neurodevelopmental and Growth Outcomes of Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants
OBJECTIVES. The objectives of this study were to assess whether (1) in-hospital growth velocity is predictive of neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes at 18 to 22 months’ corrected age amongExpand
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Whole-body hypothermia for neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
BACKGROUND Hypothermia is protective against brain injury after asphyxiation in animal models. However, the safety and effectiveness of hypothermia in term infants with encephalopathy is uncertain.Expand
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Longitudinal Growth of Hospitalized Very Low Birth Weight Infants
Background. The interpretation of growth rates for very low birth weight infants is obscured by limited data, recent changes in perinatal care, and the uncertain effects of multiple therapies.Expand
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An exclusively human milk-based diet is associated with a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis than a diet of human milk and bovine milk-based products.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the health benefits of an exclusively human milk-based diet compared with a diet of both human milk and bovine milk-based products in extremely premature infants. STUDY DESIGNExpand
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Validation of the National Institutes of Health Consensus Definition of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Objective. A number of definitions of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), or chronic lung disease, have been used. A June 2000 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/National Heart,Expand
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Regional brain volumes and their later neurodevelopmental correlates in term and preterm infants.
OBJECTIVE To compare regional brain volumes measured in term and preterm infants, and to correlate regional volumes with measures of neurodevelopmental outcome. METHODS High-contrast,Expand
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Trends in neonatal morbidity and mortality for very low birthweight infants.
OBJECTIVE To document the mortality and morbidity of infants weighing 501-1500 g at birth according to gestational age, birthweight, and sex. STUDY DESIGN Prospective collection of perinatal eventsExpand
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