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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-48424

Asztalos, E V; Murphy, K E; Hannah, M E; Willan, A R; Matthews, S G; Ohlsson, A; Kelly, E N; Saigal, S; Ross, S; Delisle, M F; Amankwah, K; Guselle, P; Gafni, A; Lee, S K; Armson, B A; Sananes, R; Tomat, L (2010). Multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids for preterm birth study: 2-year outcomes. Pediatrics, 126(5):e1045-e1055.

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Abstract

Multiple courses of prenatal corticosteroid therapy, given every 14 days, did not increase or decrease the risk of death or neurologic impairment at 18 to 24 months of age, compared with a single course of prenatal corticosteroid therapy. Continued follow-up monitoring of these children is necessary to assess neurobehavioral function, school performance, and possible susceptibility to disease.

Contributors:Collaborative Group, among others:, Fauchère, Jean-Claude, von Mandach, Ursula, Beinder, Ernst
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Obstetrics
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Neonatology
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2010
Deposited On:20 Jun 2011 12:39
Last Modified:28 Nov 2013 01:56
Publisher:American Academy of Pediatrics
ISSN:0031-4005
Publisher DOI:10.1542/peds.2010-0857
PubMed ID:20956409
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 12
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