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Neurodevelopmental Evaluation of Very Low Birth Weight Infants with Sepsis at 18 to 24 Months Corrected Age.
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PMID:  23024100     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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In this cohort study, neurodevelopmental outcome of 20 of 24 surviving very low birth weight infants followed-up with sepsis between 2008 and 2009 was compared with 20 control (uninfected infants). We found that plasma interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein values were negatively correlated with mental developmental index scores (r= -0.33, p= 0.03 and r= -0.40, P= 0.01, respectively) at 18 to 24 months' corrected age. The results of this study indicate that sepsis experienced in the neonatal period seems to be related to low mental developmental index scores at 18 to 24 months' corrected age.
Authors:
Dilek Dilli; Zeynep Eras; Ugur Dilmen; Evrim Durgut Sakrucu
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of *Neonatology and **Developmental Pediatrics, Zekai Tahir Burak Maternity Teaching Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Corresponding author: Dilek Dilli, Zekai Tahir Burak Maternity Teaching Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. dilekdilli2@yahoo.com.
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