Risk factors for and timing of death of extremely preterm infants.

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This study examined risk factors for timing and cause of death for extremely preterm infants > or = 23 weeks and < 28 weeks. There were 479 liveborn infants and 98 deaths reviewed over a ten-year period. Thirty-two deaths (33%) occurred on the first day of life and 72 (75%) in the first month of life. Lower gestation and intrauterine growth restriction were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01033.x

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