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infants from birth to young adulthood: a longitudinal, population-based study.
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infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation or surgical necrotizing enterocolitis," Journal of Perinatology, vol.
Extremely low birth weight
(ELBW, birth weight [BW] < 1000 g) infants have a very special high risk of developing varied morbidities and mortality.
School difficulties at adolescence in a regional cohort of children who were extremely low birth weight
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Late-onset sepsis occurs in 2-20% of extremely low birth weight
neonates and up to 12% of these infections are due to Candida species (1).
Neurodevelopmental outcomes of triplets or higher-order extremely low birth weight
Diversi sono i fattori di rischio alla nascita che predispongono i prematuri allo sviluppo di disabilita, quali: la somministrazione di ventilazione meccanica prolungata (9); la presenza di patologie respiratorie come la Displasia Bronco Polmonare (BPD) (10), la cui incidenza aumenta di pari passo all'aumento della sopravvivenza dei prematuri Extremely Low Birth Weight
(ELBW, di peso inferiore ai 1000 gr.) (11); il verificarsi di Emorragia Intraventricolare (IVH), il cui rischio ha incidenza massima nei prematuri ELBW (12).
Saul, "Biobehavioral pain responses in former extremely low birth weight
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children are born with low birth weight; the very and extremely low birth weight
children that Clark studies make up less than 1.3 percent of births.
And she had an extremely low birth weight
. She had a stormy period, but she pulled through.