An overview of mortality and sequelae of preterm birth from infancy to adulthood

@article{Saigal2008AnOO,
  title={An overview of mortality and sequelae of preterm birth from infancy to adulthood},
  author={Saroj Saigal and Lex William Doyle},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={371},
  pages={261-269}
}
  • Saroj Saigal, Lex William Doyle
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Survival rates have greatly improved in recent years for infants of borderline viability; however, these infants remain at risk of developing a wide array of complications, not only in the neonatal unit, but also in the long term. Morbidity is inversely related to gestational age; however, there is no gestational age, including term, that is wholly exempt. Neurodevelopmental disabilities and recurrent health problems take a toll in early childhood. Subsequently hidden disabilities such as… CONTINUE READING

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