Impact on neonatal outcome and anthropometric growth in very low birth weight infants with histological chorioamnionitis.

@article{Mu2008ImpactON,
  title={Impact on neonatal outcome and anthropometric growth in very low birth weight infants with histological chorioamnionitis.},
  author={S C Mu and Cheng-Hui Lin and Yi-Ling Chen and Hui-Ju Ma and Jing-Sheng Lee and Ming-I. Lin and Chin-Cheng Lee and T Chen and Guey-mei Jow and T J Sung},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2008},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={304-10}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Chorioamnionitis (CAM) is one of the main causes of preterm labor. The specific aim of our study was to evaluate neonatal outcome and anthropometric growth at the corrected age of 2 years after exposure to an adverse intrauterine event of CAM in very low birth weight (VLBW, less than 1500 g) infants. METHODS One hundred and nineteen VLBW infants had adequate placental histological data available for the study. Maternal and perinatal characteristics and neonatal morbidity… CONTINUE READING
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