To determine the neurodevelopmental outcomes, functional limitations and medical
conditions associated with very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight infants.
Subjects and Methods
The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission and outpatient clinic follow up
records of all newborns, treated at Shifa International Hospital from January 1, 2000 to
December 31, 2004 were analyzed. Infants weighing less than 1500 grams were included
in the study. Neonates with weight
Extremely low birthweight, neurodevelopment outcome, cerebral palsy.