Outcomes of very-low-birthweight infants at 3 years of age born in 2003-2004 in Japan.

@article{Kono2011OutcomesOV,
  title={Outcomes of very-low-birthweight infants at 3 years of age born in 2003-2004 in Japan.},
  author={Yumi Kono and J. V. Mishina and Naohiro Yonemoto and Satoshi Kusuda and Masanori Fujimura},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={
          1051-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe and compare neurodevelopmental outcomes with birthweight (BW) groups at 250-g intervals of very-low-birthweight (VLBW) infants at 3 years of age in a multicenter cohort in Japan. METHODS A total of 3104 VLBW infants born in 2003 and 2004 registered in a NICU-network database were followed in the study. Neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI) was defined as any of the following impairments: cerebral palsy, unilateral or bilateral blindness, severe… CONTINUE READING

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