Intrauterine inflammation, neonatal sepsis, and chronic lung disease: a 13-year hospital cohort study.

@article{Lahra2009IntrauterineIN,
  title={Intrauterine inflammation, neonatal sepsis, and chronic lung disease: a 13-year hospital cohort study.},
  author={Monica Moses Lahra and Philip J Beeby and Heather Elizabeth Jeffery},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 5},
  pages={1314-9}
}
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of intrauterine inflammation of maternal (chorioamnionitis) and fetal (umbilical vasculitis) origin and neonatal sepsis on the development of neonatal chronic lung disease in preterm infants. METHODS This study was conducted at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. All infants born at <30 weeks' gestation, admitted to the NICU, and surviving to 36 weeks' corrected gestation during 1992-2004 were eligible. Infants with major congenital… CONTINUE READING
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