Immediate and long-term outcome of infants less than 1000 grams.

In order to assess the immediate and long-term outcome of very low birth weight infants, a retrospective analysis of clinical and biochemical parameters of 100 consecutive newborns with birth weights less than 1000 g was carried out. Overall neonatal mortality for this group was 69%. For infants between 751 to 1000 g, the mortality rate was 52%. Of the 23… CONTINUE READING