hrp0089p2-p189 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism P2 | ESPE2018

Neonatal Hypoglycaemia: Unchanged Risk of Neurodevelopmental Impairment, But Sex-Specific Decreased Fine Motor Function and Increased Internalizing Behaviour at School Age

Helleskov Annett , Wehberg Sonja , Juel Portner Fani , Larsen Anna-Marie , Filipsen Karen , Thybo Christesen Henrik

The neurodevelopmental consequences of neonatal hypoglycaemia are sparsely studied. We included neonates with blood glucose <1.7 mmol/L, but no severe perinatal risk factors, in a follow-up with blinded WechslerÂ’s Intelligence Scale for Children-IV (WISC-IV), Movement ABC-2 tests and child behaviour checklist (CBCL). Neurodevelopmental impairment was defined as psychomotor retardation, blindness, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, WISC-IV score <70, or Movement ABC-2 <...