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Early diagnosis of brain damage in prematures with birthweight below 1250 g in the light of follow up examinations.
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PMID:  5006369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A follow up study of 67 prematures born with a low birthweight (1250 g or less) was made since July 1962 at the Premature Department and Aftercare Clinic of the Medical School in Warsaw. The study consisted of physical, psychological and anthropometrical examinations. Results revealed a high percentage of children with developmental disturbances such as brain damage, behavioural and visuo-motor disturbances. No evident, statistically significant interrelation between these disturbances and the course of the neonatal period could be found. The interrelation was more evident between these disturbances and the course of pregnancy. Haemorrhage in the first half of pregnancy seemed to be a most serious complication. It is difficult to predict the chances of a normal psychophysical development of the smallest prematures. Such prognosis depends on many different and complicated factors.
A Janus-Kukulska; S Lis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychiatrie, Neurologie und medizinische Psychologie. Beihefte     Volume:  8-9     ISSN:  0555-5469     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychiatr Neurol Med Psychol Beih     Publication Date:  1968  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-22     Completed Date:  1986-01-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125315     Medline TA:  Psychiatr Neurol Med Psychol Beih     Country:  GERMANY, EAST    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Brain Damage, Chronic / diagnosis*
Child Behavior Disorders / diagnosis
Child Development
Child, Preschool
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / diagnosis*
Mental Retardation / diagnosis
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis
Psychomotor Disorders / diagnosis

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