Effects of suboptimal intra-uterine growth on preterm infants between 30 and 32 weeks' gestation.

@article{Cooper1997EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of suboptimal intra-uterine growth on preterm infants between 30 and 32 weeks' gestation.},
  author={Peter Alan Cooper and David L Sandler and I D Simchowitz and Jacqueline Suzanne Galpin},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={314-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the affects of suboptimal intra-uterine growth on the outcome of low-birth-weight (LBW) infants. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Neonatal unit of a tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS A total of 104 LBW infants with a gestation of 30-32 weeks were selected from a larger cohort that had previously been studied to ascertain the prevalence of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and periventricular-intraventricular haemorrhage (PV-IVH). OUTCOME MEASURES… CONTINUE READING