Growth of adolescents who were born at extremely low birth weight without major disability

  title={Growth of adolescents who were born at extremely low birth weight without major disability},
  author={Myriam Peralta-Carcelen and Desir{\'e}e S Jackson and Michael i. Goran and Stuart A. Royal and Matthew S. Mayo and Kathleen G. Nelson},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={136 5},
OBJECTIVE To compare growth between adolescents who were born at extremely low birth weight (ELBW, </=1000 g) and adolescents who were born at normal birth weight (NBW, >/=2500 g). DESIGN/METHODS Cross-sectional design. Fifty-three ELBW and 53 NBW adolescents without a major neurodevelopmental disability were matched by sex, race, age, and socioeconomic status. Anthropometrics (z scores), bone age, body composition (Lunar DPX-L densitometry), and sexual maturity were assessed. ELBW… CONTINUE READING


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