Growth of low birth weight preterm children.

  title={Growth of low birth weight preterm children.},
  author={Patrick H. Casey},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  volume={32 1},
Very low birth weight premature (VLBWPT) infants demonstrate growth patterns in the early years of life which differ from those of term and large low birth weight preterm (LBWPT) peers. Optimal post natal growth of VLBWPT children is associated with more positive later health and neurodevelopmental outcomes. The neonatologist engaged in the follow of care of VLBWPT infants after discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit should monitor over time the velocity of weight, length, head… CONTINUE READING
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