Neurological development up to the age of four years of extremely low birthweight infants born in Southern Finland in 1991-94.

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Source
Acta Paediatr. 2001 Feb;90(2):218-21
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2001
Author
T. Salokorpi
T. Rautio
N. Sajaniemi
S. Serenius-Sirve
H. Tuomi
L. von Wendt
Author Affiliation
Pediatric Neurology, The Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland. teija.salokorpi@cch.fimnet.fi
Source
Acta Paediatr. 2001 Feb;90(2):218-21
Date
Feb-2001
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Cerebral Palsy - diagnosis - epidemiology
Developmental Disabilities - diagnosis - epidemiology
Female
Finland - epidemiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight
Intellectual Disability - diagnosis - epidemiology
Male
Motor Skills Disorders - diagnosis - epidemiology
Neuropsychological Tests
Retrospective Studies
Risk factors
Severity of Illness Index
Abstract
A total of 142 infants with birthweights of less than 1000 g were examined at the age of 4 y by a child neurologist, by a neuropsychologist and by an occupational therapist in order to establish the rate of neurological disorders. A total of 57 (40%) of the children had normal neurological development, 52 (37%) had minor neurological disorders, 27 (19%) were diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and 6 (4%) were mentally retarded (IQ
PubMed ID
11236054 View in PubMed
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