extremely low birth weight


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extremely low birth weight

Abbreviation: ELBW
A birth weight of less than 1000 g (2.2 lb).
See also: weight
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Some extremely low birth weight survivors will remain dependent on others but most make a successful transition to adulthood and become independent and productive adults.
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However, most of the babies born at extremely low birth weights were single births.
Plasma creatinine concentration is a poor predictor of glomerular filtration rate in extremely low birth weight infants.
Most recently, he has initiated studies that examine the proteomic evaluation of nutrition in the extremely low birth weight neonate, and outcomes and quality improvement in neonatal medicine.

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