volume 99, issue 4, Pe2-e2 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.4.e2
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A. Leviton, N. Paneth, M. Susser, M. L. Reuss, E. N. Allred, K. Kuban, U. Sanocka, T. Hegyi, M. Hiatt, F. Shahrivar, L. J. Van Marter

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To investigate whether in utero exposure to magnesium sulfate is associated with a lower incidence of cranial ultrasonographic abnormalities that predict cerebral palsy in infants who weigh less than 1501 g at birth.Design. For a prospective study of the antecedents of cranial ultrasonographic abnormalities, we enrolled infants who weighed 500 to 1500 g when born at five institutions. Data were collected by interview of the mothers and review of medical records. Protocol cranial ultrasono…

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