Neonatal Anthropometric Charts: The Italian Neonatal Study Compared With Other European Studies

@article{Bertino2010NeonatalAC,
  title={Neonatal Anthropometric Charts: The Italian Neonatal Study Compared With Other European Studies},
  author={Enrico Bertino and Elena Spada and Luciana Occhi and Alessandra Coscia and Francesca Giuliani and Luigi Gagliardi and Giulio Gilli and Gianni Bona and Claudio Fabris and Mario De Curtis and Silvano Milani},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={51},
  pages={353–361}
}
Background and Objective: This was a nationwide prospective study carried out in Italy between 2005 and 2007, involving 34 centers with a neonatal intensive care unit. The study reports the Italian Neonatal Study charts for weight, length, and head circumference of singletons born between 23 and 42 gestational weeks, comparing them with previous Italian data and with the most recent data from European countries. Patients and Methods: Single live born babies with ultrasound assessment of… 

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