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Longitudinal study of the growth of infants with isolated Robin sequence considered being severe cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18298787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
AIM: To study the growth of infants with isolated Robin sequence (IRS) considered being severe cases during the first 6 months of life. METHODS: Twenty infants with IRS, considered being severe cases were followed in a pure prospective longitudinal study. Feeding facilitating techniques were applied to all infants after airway disobstruction and a hypercaloric diet was offered. Weight and length were measured at birth and at 2-month intervals until 6 months of age. RESULTS: The infants with severe IRS under study showed impaired weight and length growth from birth to 6 months of age when the values were compared to the NCHS2000 reference. CONCLUSIONS: Malnutrition persisted in infants with severe IRS during the first 6 months of life despite the use of special diet and techniques developed for clinical recovery of this anomaly.
Ilza L Marques; Heloísa Bettiol; Luiz de Souza; Marco A Barbieri; Maria I Bachega
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-26     Completed Date:  2008-06-27     Revised Date:  2009-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hospital de Reabilitação de Anomalias Craniofaciais, Universidade de São Paulo (HRAC-USP), Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Body Height
Body Weight
Child Development / physiology*
Infant, Newborn
Longitudinal Studies
Pierre Robin Syndrome / physiopathology*
Prospective Studies
Comment In:
Acta Paediatr. 2009 Jan;98(1):4   [PMID:  19086937 ]

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