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Abstract Ref Number = APCP225
Oral Presentation
ANTHROPOMETRY AT TERM AGE IS MORE RELATED WITH DEVELOPMENTAL QUOTIENT SCORE THAN ANTHROPOMETRY AT BIRTH IN PRETERM-BORN CHILDREN
AHMAD SURYAWAN,LISA PANGEMANAN,NIA NURUL AZIZA,ANDRI KURNIA WAHYUDI Department of Child Heath Soetomo Hospital Faculty of Medicine Universitas Airlangga Surabaya Indonesia Department of Child Health, Soetomo Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
Background : The most commonly anthropometry examination of preterm-born children which may be important for predicting its future developmental outcomes are at birth rather than at the time they reach term age by means of 40 weeks post menstrual age (PMA). Preterm-born infants may have a vary anthropometric characteristics at term age. The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between anthropometry at birth and at 40 weeks PMA with developmental quotient (DQ) score at different ages below 2 years in preterm-born children Material : A total of 50 eligible preterm-born children were studied prospectively. Anthropometry as weight (W), length (L), and head circumference (HC) were measured at birth and 40 weeks of PMA. The DQ was assessed using The Capute Scale as score of Full Scale (FS)-DQ at 4, 8, 12, and 18 months corrected age (CA). Statistical analysis using correlation test, with p <0.05 being considered significant Results : Anthropometry at 40 weeks PMA was shown to be significantly correlated with DQ at several ages such as at 4 months (W40w vs DQ4, r=0.312; p=0.028; L40w vs DQ4, r=0.309; p=0.029; HC40w vs DQ4, r=0.364; p=0.009), at 12 months (W40w vs DQ12, r=0.283; p=0.047), and at 18 months (L40w vs DQ18, r=0.303; p=0.033). While anthropometry at birth was correlated with DQ at 18 months only (Wbirth vs DQ18, r=0.358; p=0.011 and L12 vs DQ18, r=0.294; p=0.038) Conclusions : Anthropometric measurements for preterm-born children should be performed not only at birth, but also at the age of term as it’s related with DQ scores at every stage of the child's age consistently
Keywords: preterm-born children anthropometry developmental quotient
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