Is prematurity associated with adult cognitive outcome and brain structure?

Abstract

Previous studies have indicated that preterm birth and low birth weight are associated with structural brain abnormalities and neurocognitive deficits in childhood and adolescence, although very few studies have included follow-up in adulthood. Here we assessed the effect of preterm delivery (524 subjects; mean 34.6 weeks, S.D. = 1.7) or low birth weight… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2010.07.002

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