Gehan Roberts

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A cumulative risk factor model for early identification of academic difficulties in premature and low birth weight infants
    G Roberts
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 11:161-72. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Long-term growth and general health for the tiniest or most immature infants
    Gehan Roberts
    Premature Infant Follow up Program at the Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 19:118-24. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life at age 18 years after extremely preterm birth in the post-surfactant era
    Gehan Roberts
    Premature Infant Follow up Program, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Department of Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1008-13.e1. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Growth of extremely preterm survivors from birth to 18 years of age compared with term controls
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e439-45. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Paediatrician's role in caring for children with learning difficulties
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:1086-90. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Parent-reported health in extremely preterm and extremely low-birthweight children at age 8 years compared with comparison children born at term
    Gehan Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:927-32. 2011
  7. pmc Can improving working memory prevent academic difficulties? A school based randomised controlled trial
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 11:57. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The time and practice challenges of developmental-behavioral pediatrics: an Australian national study
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:368-74. 2011
  9. doi request reprint High rates of school readiness difficulties at 5 years of age in very preterm infants compared with term controls
    Gehan Roberts
    The Premature Infant Follow up Program, The Royal Women s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:117-24. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder in geographic cohorts of 8-year-old children born extremely preterm or extremely low birthweight in the 1990s
    Gehan Roberts
    The Premature Infant Follow up Programme at the Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:55-60. 2011

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint A cumulative risk factor model for early identification of academic difficulties in premature and low birth weight infants
    G Roberts
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    Matern Child Health J 11:161-72. 2007
    ..Premature and low birth weight children have a high prevalence of academic difficulties. This study examines a model comprised of cumulative risk factors that allows early identification of these difficulties...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term growth and general health for the tiniest or most immature infants
    Gehan Roberts
    Premature Infant Follow up Program at the Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 19:118-24. 2014
    ..Despite the increased risk of health problems, EP young adults generally report their quality of life to be similar to that reported in their term counterparts. ..
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life at age 18 years after extremely preterm birth in the post-surfactant era
    Gehan Roberts
    Premature Infant Follow up Program, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Department of Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1008-13.e1. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Growth of extremely preterm survivors from birth to 18 years of age compared with term controls
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e439-45. 2013
    ..To determine changes in height, weight, and BMI of extremely preterm (EPT; gestational age <28 completed weeks) survivors from birth to 18 years of age, compared with term controls...
  5. doi request reprint Paediatrician's role in caring for children with learning difficulties
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:1086-90. 2012
    ..We thus aimed to examine the consistency between Australian paediatricians': (i) assessment; (ii) referral; and (iii) management of children presenting with learning difficulties...
  6. doi request reprint Parent-reported health in extremely preterm and extremely low-birthweight children at age 8 years compared with comparison children born at term
    Gehan Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:927-32. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Can improving working memory prevent academic difficulties? A school based randomised controlled trial
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 11:57. 2011
    ..Our trial will determine whether the intervention is efficacious as a selective prevention strategy for young children at risk of academic difficulties and is cost-effective...
  8. doi request reprint The time and practice challenges of developmental-behavioral pediatrics: an Australian national study
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:368-74. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint High rates of school readiness difficulties at 5 years of age in very preterm infants compared with term controls
    Gehan Roberts
    The Premature Infant Follow up Program, The Royal Women s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:117-24. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the school readiness skills of a cohort of VPT children, compared with term controls...
  10. doi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder in geographic cohorts of 8-year-old children born extremely preterm or extremely low birthweight in the 1990s
    Gehan Roberts
    The Premature Infant Follow up Programme at the Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:55-60. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Neurosensory disabilities at school age in geographic cohorts of extremely low birth weight children born between the 1970s and the 1990s
    Gehan Roberts
    Premature Infant Follow up Program, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    J Pediatr 154:829-34.e1. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint The stability of the diagnosis of developmental disability between ages 2 and 8 in a geographic cohort of very preterm children born in 1997
    G Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:786-90. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Changes in neurodevelopmental outcome at age eight in geographic cohorts of children born at 22-27 weeks' gestational age during the 1990s
    G Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 95:F90-4. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the outcomes at age eight for a regional cohort of children born at 22-27 weeks during 1997, and to compare their rates of disability with a cohort of the same gestational age born in 1991-1992...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rates of early intervention services in very preterm children with developmental disabilities at age 2 years
    Gehan Roberts
    Victorian Infant Brain Study Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:276-80. 2008
    ..This study explores the association of levels of disability at age 2 years with EI services and social risk in a large cohort of very preterm children...
  15. doi request reprint Changing long-term outcomes for infants 500-999 g birth weight in Victoria, 1979-2005
    L W Doyle
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 96:F443-7. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Attention problems in a representative sample of extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight children
    Peter J Anderson
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 36:57-73. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Attention difficulties in a contemporary geographic cohort of adolescents born extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight
    Michelle Wilson-Ching
    1 Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:1097-108. 2013
    ..In conclusion, higher rates of attention impairments are observed in individuals born EP/ELBW well into adolescence and may have consequences for their transition to adulthood...
  18. pmc Hippocampal volume and memory and learning outcomes at 7 years in children born very preterm
    Cristina Omizzolo
    1 Victorian Infant Brain Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:1065-75. 2013
    ..Further research investigating the effects of very preterm birth on more extensive networks in the brain that support memory and learning in middle childhood is needed...
  19. pmc Association between postnatal dexamethasone for treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and brain volumes at adolescence in infants born very preterm
    Jeanie L Y Cheong
    Neonatal Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Victorian Infant Brain Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:737-743.e1. 2014
    ..To compare brain volumes in adolescents who were born extremely preterm (<28 weeks gestation) who had received postnatal dexamethasone, and to determine if there was a postnatal dexamethasone dose-response effect on brain volumes...
  20. doi request reprint Underestimation of developmental delay by the new Bayley-III Scale
    Peter J Anderson
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:352-6. 2010
    ..To assess the ability of the third edition of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (Bayley-III) to detect developmental delay in 2-year-old children who were extremely preterm and those carried to term...
  21. doi request reprint Outcomes at age 2 years of infants < 28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005
    Lex W Doyle
    Newborn Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 156:49-53.e1. 2010
    ..To determine the survival rates and neurosensory outcomes of infants born at gestational age 22-27 weeks in the state of Victoria in 2005 and compare theses data with those for similar infants born in the 1990s...
  22. pmc Neonatal white matter abnormality predicts childhood motor impairment in very preterm children
    Alicia J Spittle
    Victorian Infant Brain Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1000-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether WMA were predictive of all levels of motor impairments in very preterm children...
  23. doi request reprint Social-emotional difficulties in very preterm and term 2 year olds predict specific social-emotional problems at the age of 5 years
    Karli Treyvaud
    VIBeS, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Level 5 West Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Vic, 3052, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:779-85. 2012
    ..This study examined relationships between early social-emotional difficulties and later social-emotional problems, and whether this differed by group (very preterm or term)...
  24. pmc Contribution of brain size to IQ and educational underperformance in extremely preterm adolescents
    Jeanie L Y Cheong
    Neonatal Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Victorian Infant Brain Studies, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e77475. 2013
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  25. doi request reprint Biological and environmental factors as predictors of language skills in very preterm children at 5 years of age
    Kelly Howard
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:239-49. 2011
    ..The primary aim of this study was to examine the contributions of biological and environmental risk factors to language outcomes in very preterm children at 5 years of age...
  26. doi request reprint Family functioning, burden and parenting stress 2 years after very preterm birth
    Karli Treyvaud
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 87:427-31. 2011
    ..Examining rates of difficulties in family functioning following very preterm birth has been a relatively neglected area of research...
  27. doi request reprint School-age outcomes of extremely preterm or extremely low birth weight children
    Esther A Hutchinson
    Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e1053-61. 2013
    ..This study examines cognitive, academic, and behavioral outcomes at age 8 years for a regional cohort of EP/ELBW children born in 1997...
  28. pmc Preventing academic difficulties in preterm children: a randomised controlled trial of an adaptive working memory training intervention - IMPRINT study
    Leona Pascoe
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 13:144. 2013
    ....
  29. pmc Hippocampal shape variations at term equivalent age in very preterm infants compared with term controls: perinatal predictors and functional significance at age 7
    Deanne K Thompson
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuroimage 70:278-87. 2013
    ..This study provides further insight into early hippocampal development and the nature of hippocampal abnormalities in prematurity...
  30. doi request reprint Visual processing in adolescents born extremely low birth weight and/or extremely preterm
    Carly S Molloy
    Critical Care and Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 132:e704-12. 2013
    ..Our objective was to compare visual functioning between ELBW/EP and normal birth weight (NBW, >2499 g birth weight) control adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
    ..To audit general paediatric outpatient practice in Australia, including consultation characteristics and management patterns, diagnoses, factors associated with diagnoses, and billing practices...
  32. doi request reprint Higher ambulatory blood pressure at 18 years in adolescents born less than 28 weeks' gestation in the 1990s compared with term controls
    Gehan Roberts
    aPremature Infant Follow up Program at the Royal Women s Hospital bDepartment of Paediatrics cDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne dMurdoch Children Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hypertens 32:620-6. 2014
    ..This study compared the BP of contemporary EP survivors with term controls in late adolescence...
  33. doi request reprint Postnatal corticosteroids and neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birthweight or extremely preterm infants: 15-year experience in Victoria, Australia
    Jeanie Ling Cheong
    Neonatal Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Level 7, Newborn Research, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 98:F32-6. 2013
    ..Our aim was to determine the changes over time in the rates of PCS use and 2-year outcomes in ELBW/EPT infants in Victoria, Australia...
  34. ncbi request reprint The association of growth impairment with neurodevelopmental outcome at eight years of age in very preterm children
    Erick Kan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:409-16. 2008
    ..The relative contributions of poor growth before and after birth in very preterm infants to subsequent outcomes at school-age are not certain...