Birth wt- and fetal wt-growth restriction: impact on neurodevelopment

Iris G Streimish, Richard A Ehrenkranz, Elizabeth N Allred, T Michael O’Shea, Karl C K Kuban, Nigel Paneth, Alan Leviton, ELGAN Study Investigators

Early Hum Dev. 2012;88:765-71

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Only girls with the most severe growth restriction were at ↑ risk of neurodevelopmental impairment at 24 mos CA in the total sample. Neurosensory limitations appear to interfere with assessing growth restriction effects in both girls and boys born preterm.