Very Low Birth Weight

Known as: VLBW, birth low very weight 
Birth weight less than 1500 grams.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Sequelae of academic underachievement, behavioral problems, and poor executive function (EF) have been extensively… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The association between small size at birth and impaired glucose regulation later in life is well established in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that normalizing the intestinal flora by administration of prophylactic probiotics would provide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Intrauterine and neonatal growth failure of very low birth weight (VLBW; <1500 g) infants may influence adult growth… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE A wide variability in the incidence of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is reported by different centers. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE Late-onset sepsis (occurring after 3 days of age) is an important problem in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Medical care for very low birth weight (VLBW) infants and their mothers has changed dramatically during the 1990s, yet… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES To determine the mortality and morbidity for infants weighing 401 to 1500 g (very low birth weight [VLBW]) at birth by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The interpretation of growth rates for very low birth weight infants is obscured by limited data, recent changes in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This report describes the neonatal outcomes of 1765 very low birth weight (less than 1500 g) infants delivered from November 1987… (More)
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