hrp0092p1-68 | Fetal, Neonatal Endocrinology and Metabolism (to include Hypoglycaemia) | ESPE2019

Growth and Cognition at Peri-Pubertal Age in Preterm Infants Very Low Birth Weight: The Role of Extrauterine Growth Restriction (EUGR)

Lucaccioni Laura , Malmusi Giovanni , Talucci Giovanna , Pugliese Marisa , Arrigoni Marta , Spada Caterina , Ferrari Fabrizio , Iughetti Lorenzo

Background: Preterm infants born VLBW can display auxological impairment and long term cognitive disabilities. These outcomes are influenced by the condition of being small for gestational age (SGA), but also by the extra-uterine growth restriction (EUGR). Aim of the study was to detect the influence of gestational age(GA), perinatal growth trend and enteral nutrition during the hospitalization on cognitive and auxological outcomes at peri-pubertal age (PPA).<...