Reduction in postnatal cumulative nutritional deficit and improvement of growth in extremely preterm infants.

@article{Senterre2012ReductionIP,
  title={Reduction in postnatal cumulative nutritional deficit and improvement of growth in extremely preterm infants.},
  author={Thibault Senterre and J. Rig{\'o}},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2012},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={e64-70}
}
AIM To evaluate the influence of gestational age (GA) on cumulative nutritional deficit and postnatal growth in extremely preterm (EPT) infants after optimizing nutritional protocol as recently recommended. METHODS A prospective, nonrandomized, observational study in extremely preterm (EPT, <28 weeks) and very preterm (VPT, 28-30 weeks) infants. RESULTS Eighty-four infants were included (BW: 978 ± 156 g, GA: 27.8 ± 1.3 weeks). Cumulative nutritional deficit increased during first week of… CONTINUE READING