Cerebellar growth in very low birth weight infants

  title={Cerebellar growth in very low birth weight infants},
  author={Eli{\'e}zer J{\"a}ger and Rita de C{\'a}ssia Santos Silveira and Renato Soibelmann Procianoy},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
Objective:The aim of this study was to assess cerebellar growth of very low birth weight infants from birth to discharge and compare it with term infants.Study Design:Very low birth weight infants were matched by gender, adequacy of weight to gestational age at birth and postmenstrual ages at hospital discharge to term newborns. Exclusion criteria were central nervous system malformation, peri-intraventricular hemorrhage, cerebellar hemorrhage and meningitis. Transverse cerebellar diameter was… CONTINUE READING


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