Study shows gender differences in mortality risk among preemies

12/19/2011 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Extremely premature male babies had a significantly higher hospital mortality risk and moderate to severe functional impairment at 2 to 3 years of age compared with female neonates, an Australian study found. In the journal Pediatrics, researchers wrote that male babies were more likely to have grade III/IV intraventricular hemorrhage, sepsis and major surgery than female babies.

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