Growth in Full- Term Small-for-Gestational-Age Infants: From Birth to Final Height

@article{Karlberg1995GrowthIF,
  title={Growth in Full- Term Small-for-Gestational-Age Infants: From Birth to Final Height},
  author={Johan P. E. Karlberg and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1995},
  volume={38},
  pages={733-739}
}
ABSTRACT: Intrauterine growth retardation, or being small for gestational age (SGA), has a life-long impact on a fetus's potential for development and survival. The incidence and relative risk of short stature in children born SGA were studied using a Swedish healthy full-term (37–43 wk of gestation) singleton birth cohort (n = 3650) from Göteborg, followed from birth to final height at about 18 y of age. Most infants, defined as SGA on the basis of a birth length less than –2 standard… CONTINUE READING
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