Journal 1, January 2010pages: 36-38
Methods: A retrospective analysis of the population in the NICU at our institution was performed. VLBW (BW ≤ 1500 g) infants born between 2001 and 2006 who survived more than 48 hours were included in the study. Infants with clinical signs of heart disease underwent echocardiography.
 VLBW = very low birth weight
 NICU = neonatal intensive care unit
 CHD = congenital heart disease