Cerebral palsy among very preterm children in relation to gestational age and neonatal ultrasound abnormalities: the EPIPAGE cohort study.

@article{Ancel2006CerebralPA,
  title={Cerebral palsy among very preterm children in relation to gestational age and neonatal ultrasound abnormalities: the EPIPAGE cohort study.},
  author={P Y Ancel and Florence Livinec and B{\'e}atrice Larroque and St{\'e}phane Marret and Catherine Arnaud and V{\'e}ronique Pierrat and Michel Dehan and Sylvie N'Guyen and Beno{\^i}t Escande and Antoine Burguet and G. Thiriez and Jean-Charles Picaud and Monique Andr{\'e} and G{\'e}rard Br{\'e}art and Monique Kaminski},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 3},
  pages={828-35}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of cerebral palsy at 2 years of age among children born very preterm, according to gestational age, infant gender, plurality, and neonatal cranial ultrasound abnormalities. METHODS All infants born between 22 and 32 weeks of gestation in 9 regions of France in 1997 were included in this prospective, population-based, cohort study. The main outcome measure was cerebral palsy prevalence at 2 years. Of the 2364 survivors eligible for follow-up evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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