Betty Vohr

Summary

Affiliation: Women and Infants' Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Consequence of preterm birth in early adolescence: the role of language on auditory short-term memory
    David Fraello
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:738-42. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm infants
    Betty R Vohr
    Neonatal Follow up Program, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 41:241-55. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of moderately preterm, late preterm, and early term infants
    Betty Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 40:739-51. 2013
  4. pmc Cerebral palsy and growth failure at 6 to 7 years
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905
    Pediatrics 132:e905-14. 2013
  5. pmc Are outcomes of extremely preterm infants improving? Impact of Bayley assessment on outcomes
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Pediatr 161:222-8.e3. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Language outcomes and service provision of preschool children with congenital hearing loss
    Betty Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Early Hum Dev 88:493-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with rehospitalizations of very low birthweight infants: impact of a transition home support and education program
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Early Hum Dev 88:455-60. 2012
  8. pmc Early predictors of hypertension in prematurely born adolescents
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:1812-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Association of maternal communicative behavior with child vocabulary at 18-24 months for children with congenital hearing loss
    Betty Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
    Early Hum Dev 86:255-60. 2010
  10. pmc Functional connectivity to a right hemisphere language center in prematurely born adolescents
    Eliza H Myers
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1445-52. 2010

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. pmc Consequence of preterm birth in early adolescence: the role of language on auditory short-term memory
    David Fraello
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Child Neurol 26:738-42. 2011
    ..This study provides evidence of possible mechanisms for learning problems in former preterm infants...
  2. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely preterm infants
    Betty R Vohr
    Neonatal Follow up Program, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 41:241-55. 2014
    ..Outcome studies during adolescence and young adult age are needed to determine the long-term impact of extremely preterm birth. ..
  3. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of moderately preterm, late preterm, and early term infants
    Betty Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 40:739-51. 2013
    ..Population studies suggest that for each 1 week decrease in gestational age below 39 weeks, there are stepwise increases in adverse outcomes after adjusting for confounders...
  4. pmc Cerebral palsy and growth failure at 6 to 7 years
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905
    Pediatrics 132:e905-14. 2013
    ..It was hypothesized that children with Mod/Sev CP would have poorer growth, lower cognitive scores, and increased rehospitalization rates compared with children with no CP (No CP)...
  5. pmc Are outcomes of extremely preterm infants improving? Impact of Bayley assessment on outcomes
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Pediatr 161:222-8.e3. 2012
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  6. doi request reprint Language outcomes and service provision of preschool children with congenital hearing loss
    Betty Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Early Hum Dev 88:493-8. 2012
    ..Children with congenital hearing loss (HL) are at increased risk of speech and language delays and require increased resource needs...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with rehospitalizations of very low birthweight infants: impact of a transition home support and education program
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Early Hum Dev 88:455-60. 2012
    ..It was hypothesized that the transition-home program would be associated with decreased rehospitalizations between Phase 1 and 2, and public health insurance and BPD would be associated with increased rehospitalizations...
  8. pmc Early predictors of hypertension in prematurely born adolescents
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:1812-8. 2010
    ..To assess the blood pressure of former preterm and term matched adolescent controls and to identify risk factors associated with blood pressure at 16 years...
  9. doi request reprint Association of maternal communicative behavior with child vocabulary at 18-24 months for children with congenital hearing loss
    Betty Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
    Early Hum Dev 86:255-60. 2010
    ..To identify important maternal and child factors associated with development of vocabulary in a cohort of children with and without permanent hearing loss (HL)...
  10. pmc Functional connectivity to a right hemisphere language center in prematurely born adolescents
    Eliza H Myers
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Neuroimage 51:1445-52. 2010
    ..439, p=0.019). Preterm adolescents engage a dorsal right hemisphere region for language at age 16years. Those with the greatest cognitive deficits demonstrate increasing reliance on this alternate pathway...
  11. doi request reprint Indomethacin prophylaxis to prevent intraventricular hemorrhage: association between incidence and timing of drug administration
    Hussnain Mirza
    Department of Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Pediatr 163:706-10.e1. 2013
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  12. pmc Outcome of term infants using apgar scores at 10 minutes following hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Abbot R Laptook
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1619-26. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether Apgar scores at 10 minutes are associated with death or disability in early childhood after perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy...
  13. pmc A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of the long-term influences of early indomethacin exposure on language processing in the brains of prematurely born children
    Laura R Ment
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pediatrics 118:961-70. 2006
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that indomethacin lowers the incidence and decreases the severity of intraventricular hemorrhage, as well as improves the cognitive outcome, in prematurely born male infants...
  14. pmc Outcomes of safety and effectiveness in a multicenter randomized, controlled trial of whole-body hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Seetha Shankaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e791-8. 2008
    ..Whole-body hypothermia reduced the frequency of death or moderate/severe disabilities in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in a randomized, controlled multicenter trial...
  15. pmc Alterations in neural connectivity in preterm children at school age
    Yeisid Gozzo
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, P O Box 208064, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Neuroimage 48:458-63. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Effect of primary language on developmental testing in children born extremely preterm
    Jean R Lowe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Acta Paediatr 102:896-900. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to better understand the impact of non-English language spoken in the home on measures of cognition, language and behaviour in toddlers born extremely preterm...
  17. doi request reprint Early language outcomes of early-identified infants with permanent hearing loss at 12 to 16 months of age
    Betty Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 122:535-44. 2008
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  18. pmc Cortical recruitment patterns in children born prematurely compared with control subjects during a passive listening functional magnetic resonance imaging task
    Laura R Ment
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr 149:490-8. 2006
    ..To use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to test the hypothesis that subjects who were born prematurely develop alternative systems for processing language...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and growth impairment among extremely low-birth-weight infants with neonatal infection
    Barbara J Stoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 292:2357-65. 2004
    ..Neonatal infections are frequent complications of extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) infants receiving intensive care...
  20. doi request reprint The effects of maternal stress and child language ability on behavioral outcomes of children with congenital hearing loss at 18-24months
    Deborah Topol
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, United States
    Early Hum Dev 87:807-11. 2011
    ..Little is known about the behavior or the predictors of behavioral outcomes of children with hearing loss identified early and receiving Early Intervention services...
  21. pmc Community supports after surviving extremely low-birth-weight, extremely preterm birth: special outpatient services in early childhood
    Susan R Hintz
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:748-55. 2008
    ..To determine special outpatient services (SOS) use, need, associated factors, and neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes among extremely preterm infants at 18 to 22 months' corrected age...
  22. pmc Microstructural and functional connectivity in the developing preterm brain
    Julia Lubsen
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Semin Perinatol 35:34-43. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that neurodevelopmental impairment following preterm birth may represent a disease of neural connectivity...
  23. doi request reprint Assessing language and language environment of high-risk infants and children: a new approach
    Melinda Caskey
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Acta Paediatr 102:451-61. 2013
    ..There are multiple tools and reports for assessing language in young children. Assessing early language and providing intervention is key to improving outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint School-age outcomes of very low birth weight infants in the indomethacin intraventricular hemorrhage prevention trial
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e340-6. 2003
    ..The objective was to determine the effects of both IVH and indomethacin on cognitive, language, and achievement performance at 8 years of age...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants after necrotizing enterocolitis
    Susan R Hintz
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Rd, Suite 315, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 115:696-703. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare growth, neurologic, and cognitive outcomes among ELBW survivors of SurgNEC and MedNEC with NoNEC at 18 to 22 months' corrected age...
  26. ncbi request reprint Change in cognitive function over time in very low-birth-weight infants
    Laura R Ment
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    JAMA 289:705-11. 2003
    ..However, recent experimental data suggest that the developing brain may recover from or compensate for injury...
  27. doi request reprint Importance of parent talk on the development of preterm infant vocalizations
    Melinda Caskey
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 128:910-6. 2011
    ..To determine the sound environment of preterm infants cared for in the NICU and to test the hypothesis that infants exposed to more adult language will make more vocalizations...
  28. pmc Longitudinal brain volume changes in preterm and term control subjects during late childhood and adolescence
    Laura R Ment
    Departments of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Pediatrics 123:503-11. 2009
    ..Our goal was to test the hypothesis that preterm birth results in long-term dynamic changes in the developing brain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Center differences and outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 113:781-9. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Bias in reported neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely low birth weight survivors
    Lisa Castro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 114:404-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate possible bias in the evaluation of neurodevelopment and somatic growth at 18 to 22 months' postmenstrual age among extremely low birth weight (ELBW) survivors (401-1000 g at birth)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A supplementation for extremely low birth weight infants: outcome at 18 to 22 months
    Namasivayam Ambalavanan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e249-54. 2005
    ..89). As with postnatal steroids or other interventions, it is important to ensure that there are no longer-term adverse effects that outweigh neonatal benefits...
  32. ncbi request reprint Changes in neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 to 22 months' corrected age among infants of less than 25 weeks' gestational age born in 1993-1999
    Susan R Hintz
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Rd, Suite 315, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1645-51. 2005
    ..Increased survival rates for extremely preterm, extremely low birth weight infants during the postsurfactant era have been reported, but data on changes in neurosensory and developmental impairments are sparse...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants who are transferred from neonatal intensive care units to level I or II nurseries
    Shabnam Lainwala
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1079-87. 2007
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  34. doi request reprint Special health care needs of infants born at the limits of viability
    Bonnie E Stephens
    Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 125:1152-8. 2010
    ....
  35. pmc Lasting effects of preterm birth and neonatal brain hemorrhage at 12 years of age
    Thuy Mai Luu
    Women and Infants Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1037-44. 2009
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  36. doi request reprint First-week protein and energy intakes are associated with 18-month developmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants
    Bonnie E Stephens
    Department of Pediatrics, Alpert Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1337-43. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between early protein and energy intake and neurodevelopment and growth of extremely low birth weight (<1000 g) infants...
  37. pmc Trajectories of receptive language development from 3 to 12 years of age for very preterm children
    Thuy Mai Luu
    Department of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School ofBrown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 124:333-41. 2009
    ..The goal was to examine whether indomethacin use, gender, neonatal, and sociodemographic factors predict patterns of receptive language development from 3 to 12 years of age in preterm children...
  38. pmc Synchronized nasal intermittent positive-pressure ventilation and neonatal outcomes
    Vineet Bhandari
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 124:517-26. 2009
    ..Limited information is available on the outcomes of infants managed with SNIPPV...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between peak serum bilirubin and neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants
    William Oh
    Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 112:773-9. 2003
    ..To assess the association between peak total serum bilirubin (PSB) levels during the first 2 weeks of life and neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants at 18 to 22 months' postmenstrual age...
  40. pmc Influence of clinical status on the association between plasma total and unbound bilirubin and death or adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants
    W Oh
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI, USA
    Acta Paediatr 99:673-8. 2010
    ..To assess the influence of clinical status on the association between total plasma bilirubin and unbound bilirubin on death or adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18-22 months corrected age in extremely low birth weight infants...
  41. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome of the premature infant
    Bonnie E Stephens
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:631-46, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..There is now increasing evidence of sustained adverse outcomes into school age and adolescence, not only for ELBW infants but for infants born late preterm...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage by indomethacin in male preterm infants
    Laura R Ment
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Pediatr 145:832-4. 2004
    ..Analysis of our cohort by sex showed indomethacin halved the incidence of IVH, eliminated parenchymal hemorrhage, and was associated with higher verbal scores at 3 to 8 years in boys...
  43. ncbi request reprint Does labor influence neonatal and neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely-low-birth-weight infants who are born by cesarean delivery?
    Rajan Wadhawan
    National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, Bethesda, MD 02905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:501-6. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that infants who are born by cesarean delivery without labor will have better outcomes than those infants who are born by cesarean delivery with labor...
  44. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal multicenter follow-up of high-risk infants: why, who, when, and what to assess
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:333-42. 2003
    ..The Network's experience thus far suggests that longitudinal follow-up can provide valuable information about treatments given to fetuses and neonates...
  45. ncbi request reprint How should we report early childhood outcomes of very low birth weight infants?
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 101 Dudley Street, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:355-62. 2007
    ..Identification of the most appropriate outcome assessment for the study objective, and the ideal timing of the assessment remains a challenge for investigators...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants <32 weeks' gestation between 1993 and 1998
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 116:635-43. 2005
    ..It was hypothesized that outcomes would improve over the 3 epochs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of breast milk in the neonatal intensive care unit on the developmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants at 18 months of age
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e115-23. 2006
    ..The benefits of breast milk that is ingested in the NICU by extremely low birth weight infants on development and behavior have not been evaluated previously...
  48. pmc Very low birth weight preterm infants with surgical short bowel syndrome: incidence, morbidity and mortality, and growth outcomes at 18 to 22 months
    Conrad R Cole
    Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e573-82. 2008
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  49. doi request reprint Adult Talk in the NICU With Preterm Infants and Developmental Outcomes
    Melinda Caskey
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island and
    Pediatrics 133:e578-84. 2014
    ..It was hypothesized that preterm infants exposed to higher word counts would have higher cognitive and language scores at 7 and 18 months' corrected age...
  50. doi request reprint Congenital hypothyroidism with a delayed thyroid-stimulating hormone elevation in very premature infants: incidence and growth and developmental outcomes
    Hyung Chul Woo
    Department of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Pediatr 158:538-42. 2011
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  51. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of gross motor function in extremely low birth weight children with cerebral palsy at 18 months of age
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Pediatrics 116:123-9. 2005
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  52. ncbi request reprint Validation of the National Institutes of Health consensus definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Richard A Ehrenkranz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1353-60. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the predictive validity of the severity-based, consensus definition of BPD...
  53. pmc Delayed cord clamping in very preterm infants reduces the incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage and late-onset sepsis: a randomized, controlled trial
    Judith S Mercer
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1235-42. 2006
    ..Other outcome variables were late-onset sepsis (LOS) and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Human milk reduces outpatient upper respiratory symptoms in premature infants during their first year of life
    Jo Ann Blaymore Bier
    Department of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Perinatol 22:354-9. 2002
    ..To determine if ingestion of human milk after discharge reduces symptoms of infections in premature infants...
  55. ncbi request reprint Persistent beneficial effects of breast milk ingested in the neonatal intensive care unit on outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants at 30 months of age
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e953-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether these effects of breast milk in infants with extremely low birth weight persisted at 30 months' corrected age...
  56. ncbi request reprint Human milk improves cognitive and motor development of premature infants during infancy
    Jo Ann Blaymore Bier
    Brown University School of Medicine, Child Development Center of Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:361-7. 2002
    ..2, cognitive R2 = 0.3; P < .05) adjusting for oxygen requirement and maternal vocabulary score. Human milk is associated with improved development of premature infants at 3 and 12 months corrected age in this sample...
  57. pmc Stability of neuromotor outcomes at 18 and 30 months of age after extremely low birth weight status
    Myriam Peralta-Carcelen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e887-95. 2009
    ..Extremely low birth weight (< or =1000 g) children have increased rates of cerebral palsy and other abnormal neurologic findings...
  58. ncbi request reprint Infants and children with hearing loss--part 2: Overview
    Betty Vohr
    Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Box G WIH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 9:218-9. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to predicting low IQ in very preterm infants from the neurological examination: outcome data from the indomethacin Indomethacin Intraventricular Hemorrhage Prevention Trial
    Michael D Pleacher
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Pediatrics 113:416-9. 2004
    ..We conclude that the neurologic examination at 3 years old predicts FSIQ <70 at age 8 with LRs that allow evidence-based parental counseling and intervention planning...
  60. ncbi request reprint Severe umbilical cord inflammation-a predictor of periventricular leukomalacia in very low birth weight infants
    Karen N Wharton
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Early Hum Dev 77:77-87. 2004
    ..Severe inflammation in the umbilical cord was observed in 53% of infants with PVL and 32% without PVL (p<0.05). Severe umbilical cord inflammation is one of the risk factors associated with the development of PVL in VLBW infants...
  61. ncbi request reprint Is retinopathy of prematurity increasing among infants less than 1250 g birth weight?
    Maureen T O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Perinatol 23:673-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the occurrence and severity of ROP among infants < or =1250 g birth weight treated in the Special Care Nursery at Women & Infants' Hospital over a period of 7 years from 1994 to 2000...
  62. ncbi request reprint The effects of the introduction of a high-nutrient transitional formula on growth and development of very-low-birth-weight infants
    L Andre Worrell
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Perinatol 22:112-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of introducing a high-nutrient transitional formula (TF) for use after discharge on the growth and development of premature infants...
  63. pmc Impact of timing of birth and resident duty-hour restrictions on outcomes for small preterm infants
    Edward F Bell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 126:222-31. 2010
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  64. ncbi request reprint Extremely low birthweight neonates with protracted ventilation: mortality and 18-month neurodevelopmental outcomes
    Michele C Walsh
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr 146:798-804. 2005
    ..To compare duration of ventilation to mortality and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely low birth weight (ELBW; 501-1000 g) infants...
  65. ncbi request reprint Growth in the neonatal intensive care unit influences neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants
    Richard A Ehrenkranz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1253-61. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Progress in predicting outcomes for extremely low birth weight infants: baby steps
    Betty R Vohr
    Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Acta Paediatr 96:331-2. 2007
  67. pmc Maternal age, multiple birth, and extremely low birth weight infants
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Pediatr 154:498-503.e2. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of adverse neurodevelopmental outcome or death at 18 to 22 months among extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants born to mothers >or=4 0 years to the corresponding rates among infants of younger mothers...
  68. pmc Elevated temperature after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: risk factor for adverse outcomes
    Abbot Laptook
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Pediatrics 122:491-9. 2008
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Medical home for children with hearing loss: physician perspectives and practices
    Carol Dorros
    Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 120:288-94. 2007
    ..Our goal was to evaluate Rhode Island pediatricians' view of themselves as the medical home for infants and young children with permanent hearing loss...
  70. ncbi request reprint Overview: Infants and children with hearing loss-part I
    Betty Vohr
    Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 9:62-4. 2003
  71. pmc Unimpaired outcomes for extremely low birth weight infants at 18 to 22 months
    Regina A Gargus
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 124:112-21. 2009
    ..The goal was to identify, among extremely low birth weight (<or=1000 g) live births, the proportion of infants who were unimpaired at 18 to 22 months of corrected age...
  72. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in childhood: association with birth weight, maternal obesity, and gestational diabetes mellitus
    Charlotte M Boney
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School and Hasbro Children s Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e290-6. 2005
    ..We examined the development of MS among large-for-gestational-age (LGA) and appropriate-for-gestational age (AGA) children...
  73. doi request reprint Results of newborn screening for hearing loss: effects on the family in the first 2 years of life
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:205-11. 2008
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  74. ncbi request reprint Impact of family health insurance and other environmental factors on universal hearing screen program effectiveness
    Betty R Vohr
    Brown University School of Medicine and Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    J Perinatol 22:380-5. 2002
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the relationship among health insurance type, other demographic factors, and newborn hearing screen compliance and outcomes...