151 Circulatory Response to Feeding in Low Birth Weight Infants


Previous studies in term neonates have documented a decrease in calf blood flow (CBF) immediately postprandial, followed by hyperdynamic circulatory state 2 to 3 hours later (Pediat 47:378, 1971). The circulatory response to feeding of 24 low birth weight (LBW) infants was investigated at ages 4 to 24 days. Twenty of 24 infants were preterm, mean birth… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197804001-00156