Quality of General Movements Is Related to White Matter Pathology in Very Preterm Infants

Alicia J. Spittle , Nisha C. Brown, Lex W. Doyle, Roslyn N. Boyd, Rod W. Hunt, Merilyn Bear  and Terrie E. Inder 

This article is looking for significant relationships between general movements at 1 and 3 months and cerebral white matter abnormalities on MRI in the very preterm infant and concludes that abnormal general movements reflect white matter injury.

 Pediatrics, 2008, 121(5), e1184-e1189

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