The Risks for Very Low Birth Weight Infants from Multiple Pregnancies

Eric S. Shinwell, Isaac Blickstein

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Abstract

Advances in perinatal and neonatal care in recent years have resulted in dramatic improvements in the rate of intact survival of preterm infants. As a result, neonatologists have focused on the new challenge of bringing about similar advances for the tiniest infants who are born at or near the current limits of viability. Although these tiny infants comprise only a small proportion of all births, the ravages of prematurity make them by far the most challenging group of infants who require our attention in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)587-597
Number of pages11
JournalClinics in Perinatology
Volume34
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes

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