Journal article

Impact of feeding mode on neurodevelopmental outcome in infants and children with congenital heart disease.

Line Marie Holst, Faridis Serrano, Lara Shekerdemian, Hanne Berg Ravn, Danielle Guffey, Nancy S Ghanayem, Sonia Monteiro

Congenit Heart Dis | Published : 2019


OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of feeding mode on neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart defects. DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study of 208 children with congenital heart disease (CHD), who had surgery from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2016 at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, US. SETTINGS: University Hospital, Developmental Outcome Clinic. OUTCOMES MEASURES: Standardized cognitive scores were assessed with Capute Scales and motor development with Revised Gesell Developmental Schedules. We analyzed anthropometrics, mode of feeding, surgical complexity, syndrome, and gender as predictors of developmental outcomes at four time points: hospital discharge..

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