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The EPICure study: growth and blood pressure at 6 years of age following extremely preterm birth.

Authors
  • Bracewell, M A
  • Hennessy, E M
  • Wolke, D
  • Marlow, N
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2008
Volume
93
Issue
2
Identifiers
PMID: 17660214
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Poor postnatal growth seen after birth and in the third year persists into school age. Catch-up growth reduces some of the early deficit but is least for head growth. Despite serious postnatal growth restriction BP appears similar in both EP and term classmates.

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