Prenatal mild ventriculomegaly predicts abnormal development of the neonatal brain.

@article{Gilmore2008PrenatalMV,
  title={Prenatal mild ventriculomegaly predicts abnormal development of the neonatal brain.},
  author={John H. Gilmore and Lauren C Smith and Honor M. Wolfe and Barbara S. Hertzberg and J Keith Smith and Nancy C. Chescheir and Dianne D Evans and Chaeryon Kang and Robert M. Hamer and Weili Lin and Guido Gerig},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={1069-76}
}
BACKGROUND Many psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders are associated with mild enlargement of the lateral ventricles thought to have origins in prenatal brain development. Little is known about development of the lateral ventricles and the relationship of prenatal lateral ventricle enlargement with postnatal brain development. METHODS We performed neonatal magnetic resonance imaging on 34 children with isolated mild ventriculomegaly (MVM; width of the atrium of the lateral ventricle… CONTINUE READING
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