Mortality and neurologic, mental, and psychomotor development at 2 years in infants born less than 27 weeks' gestation: the Leiden follow-up project on prematurity.

@article{Rijken2003MortalityAN,
  title={Mortality and neurologic, mental, and psychomotor development at 2 years in infants born less than 27 weeks' gestation: the Leiden follow-up project on prematurity.},
  author={Monique Rijken and Gerlinde M S J Stoelhorst and Shirley E. Martens and Paul H T van Zwieten and Ronald Brand and Jan Maarten Wit and Sylvia Veen},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={351-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the outcome of infants with a gestational age (GA) <27 weeks, born in the mid-1990s. DESIGN Regional, prospective study; part of the Leiden Follow-Up Project on Prematurity. SETTING Three health regions in The Netherlands. PATIENTS A total of 266 live born infants (1996/1997) with GA <32 weeks; 46 infants were <27 weeks. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Neurologic examination (according to Hempel) and assessment of mental and psychomotor development using the Bayley Scales… CONTINUE READING