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Preterm infants knowledge on target height and outcome

Preterm infants knowledge on target height and outcome

Initiatives -
To determine the prevalence and nature of developmental delay at preschool age in infants born mod-erately preterm compared with those born full-term and early preterm.
Start Year
2005
End Year
2010
Funding
Friesland Foods Units Western Europe and Enhanced Nutrition and Research (ENSU), Abbott, Cornelia Foundation for the Mentally Handicapped, Research Foundation of the Beatrix Children’s Hospital (Stichting Beatrix Kinderziekenhuis) and Anneke Bulk General Child Health Care Research Fund
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD, Dr Jorien M Kerstjens
    University Medical Center Groningen

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Questionnaires on development , behaviour socio-economic and medical conditions at three years and nine months and at the age of five years. Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) intelligence test and movement Assessment Battery for Children (ABC) test between the age of six and seven years

Marker Paper

Kerstjens JM, de Winter AF, Bocca-Tjeertes IF, ten Vergert EM, Reijneveld SA, Bos AF. Developmental delay in moderately preterm-born children at school entry. J Pediatr. 2011 Jul;159(1):92-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.12.041. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

PUBMED 21324481

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families
  • Other : Low birth weight Infants

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,125
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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