Infant, Very Low Birth Weight

Known as: Very Low Birth Weight Infant, Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infant, Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants 
An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1500 grams (3.3 lbs), regardless of gestational age.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Studies involving adults and children being treated in intensive care units indicate that insulin therapy and glucose… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND There has been a large increase in both the number of neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in community hospitals and… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Twenty percent of very-low-birth-weight (<1500 g) preterm infants experience a serious systemic infection, and despite advances… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The increased risk of low birth weight associated with the use of assisted reproductive technology has been attributed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The efficacy and safety of early high-frequency oscillatory ventilation as compared with conventional synchronized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Candidal infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the very low birth weight (VLBW) infant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE The aim was to test a model of the influence of maternal prenatal psychosocial stress on birth outcomes after… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Full-field electroretinograms (ERGs) were obtained from very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) neonates to determine whether omega-3 (omega… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that very-low-birth-weight (less than 1.5 kg) infants with perinatal growth failure whose… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We evaluated the economic aspects of neonatal intensive care of very-low-birth-weight infants, using outcomes and costs of care… (More)
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