Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Preterm Infants with Cerebral Intraventricular Hemorrhage

  title={Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Preterm Infants with Cerebral Intraventricular Hemorrhage},
  author={Beatrice Dalla Barba and D B Stefani and Franca Benini and Patrizia Zaramella and Paolo Ruzza and R Melli and P Bricca and Carlo Alberto Zorzi and Firmino F. Rubaltelli},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
A real-time ultrasound scanner was used to examine the brains of 137 infants born at less than 33 weeks of gestation who were admitted to the neonatal unit of Paediatric Department of Padua's University. The overall incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) was 32.8%. 98 infants survived, 80 were repeatedly assessed until they had reached a corrected age of 24 months. The Brunet-Lezine test was used and a neurodevelopmetttal assessment for early diagnosis of neurological lesions. 85% of… CONTINUE READING
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