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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Prematurity: Extreme prematurity has historically been defined on the basis of the gestational age at the time an infant is born. This number has traditionally bee ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
It may : If child is born small for gestational age (sga), there is a risk of premature puberty (particularly girls) which in turn can compromise final adult h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
It can.: Individuals born at very early gestational ages (<28-32 weeks) can have permanent physical characteristics such as microcephaly, decreased muscle stre ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: A premi baby who has good potential & does not have complicated brain bleeds or other troublesome issues in the neonatal nursery can do well. One of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Prematurity: A lot is known about he consequences of being born early. The effects on health tend to occur early in life and improve with age. The other major area ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Protected info: This is protected health information, to which only the parent's, child and doctors involved should be privy.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: The main risk factor for development of rop is prematurity and low birth weight. With better survival rates for premature babies, we are seeing more ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Other than recommended follow up with an ophthalmologist, there is nothing you can do, sorry.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Premature birth!: The cause is due to premature birth and possibly use of high oxygen concentration for breathing in premature infants. The retina is not fully develop ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
My interpretation: I don't think those computer generated measurements have any clinical meaning and i don't use them. If some other doctor on healthtap cares to disagre ... Read More
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