Fetal sex and distribution of peri-intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants.


Peri-intraventricular hemorrhage (PIVH) is an important complication of the brain in immature newborn infants. In a real-time ultrasound study with frequent scanning of 78 preterm infants (50 with birth-weight less than 1,500 g and 28 weighing more than 1,500 g), we examined the influence of sex on the occurrence of PIVH. A significant difference between… (More)


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