Neurodevelopmental outcome in very low birth weight infants at 24 months and 5 to 7 years of age: changing diagnosis.

@article{Fazzi1997NeurodevelopmentalOI,
  title={Neurodevelopmental outcome in very low birth weight infants at 24 months and 5 to 7 years of age: changing diagnosis.},
  author={Elisa Fazzi and Simona Orcesi and Claudia Telesca and Alessandra Ometto and Giorgio Rondini and Giovanni Lanzi},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={1997},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={240-8}
}
We describe the long-term development of 53 very low birth weight premature infants. The children were divided into 2 groups on the basis of ultrasound scan, and classified as: group I, patients with normal ultrasound scan or with uncomplicated hemorrhage; and group II, patients with complicated hemorrhage or only parenchymal lesions. Minor and major sequelae detected at 2 years of age were compared with those observed at 5 to 7 years. Our study confirms that most severely handicapped children… CONTINUE READING

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