[Growth references for weight and height for Argentinian girls and boys from birth to maturity: incorporation of data from the World Health Organisation from birth to 2 years and calculation of new percentiles and LMS values].

@article{Lejarraga2009GrowthRF,
  title={[Growth references for weight and height for Argentinian girls and boys from birth to maturity: incorporation of data from the World Health Organisation from birth to 2 years and calculation of new percentiles and LMS values].},
  author={Horacio Lejarraga and Mariana del Pino and Virginia Fano and Silvia Caino and Tim James Cole},
  journal={Archivos argentinos de pediatria},
  year={2009},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={
          126-33
        }
}
Argentine growth references have been widely used by paediatricians in the country for the last 20 years. Two main difficulties were detected during this period: the lack of data on breast-fed children in the first months of age, and problems in the calculation of "z" scores. On these basis, local data on weight and height during the first two years of life were replaced by data from the longitudinal international study recently carried out by WHO. L, M and S values were obtained from the… 
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