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Survival of a 390 grams Swiss infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1960635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It is vital for the survival of the neonate that birth should not occur until the fetal organ systems are sufficiently mature. Nowadays, infants with birth weight 750 g or less lead to ethical dilemmas concerning the value of treating extremely preterm infants. We report the survival of a 390 g girl born in the 25 and 3/7 week of gestation. In the last years, problems associated with extreme prematurity have become more clearly defined improving the outcome of these babies.
M Amato; H Schneider
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatal medicine     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0300-5577     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Med     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-01-06     Completed Date:  1992-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361031     Medline TA:  J Perinat Med     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Organ Maturity
Infant, Low Birth Weight / growth & development*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / growth & development

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