The ELGAN study of the brain and related disorders in extremely low gestational age newborns

T M O’Shea, E N Allred, O Dammann, D Hirtz, K C K Kuban, N Paneth, A Leviton, ELGAN study Investigators

Early Hum Dev. 2009;85:719-25

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The following are associated with ultrasongraphically detected WMD, CP, or both: preterm labor-preterm delivery, prelabor PROM, or cervical insufficiency; microorgs in placenta, including human skin microflora; placental inflammation; lower GA; greater neonatal illness severity; severe CLD; neonatal bacteremia; and NEC.