Helping to improve long-term outcomes for very premature babies.

Journal Articles

The following is a list of journal articles that have been published as a result of the various studies that have been conducted by VICS. Copies of these journal articles can be found in the Brownless Biomedical Library at the University of Melbourne.

 

  1. Kitchen WH, Yu VY, Orgill A, et al. Collaborative study of very-low-birthweight infants: Outcome of two- year-old survivors. Lancet 1982; 1:1457-60
  2. Kitchen WH, Yu VY, Lissenden JV, Bajuk B. Collaborative study of very-low-birthweight infants: Techniques of perinatal care and mortality. Lancet 1982; 1:1454-7.
  3. Kitchen WH, Yu VY, Orgill AA, et al. Collaborative study of very-low-birth-weight infants. Correlation of handicap with risk factors. Am J Dis Child 1983; 137:555-9.
  4. Kitchen W, Ford G, Orgill A, et al. Outcome in infants with birth weight 500 to 999 gm: a regional study of 1979 and 1980 births. J Pediatr 1984; 104:921-7.
  5. Kitchen W, Ford G, Orgill A, et al. Outcome of extremely low birth-weight infants in relation to the hospital of birth. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 1984; 24:1-5.
  6. Kitchen W, Ford G, Orgill A, et al. Outcome in infants of birth weight 500 to 999 g: a continuing regional study of 5-year-old survivors. J Pediatr 1987; 111:761-6.
  7. Lumley J, Kitchen WH, Roy RN, Yu VY, Drew JH. The survival of extremely-low-birthweight infants in Victoria: 1982- 1985. Med J Aust 1988; 149:242, 244-6.
  8. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Improvement of outcome for infants of birth weight under 1000 g. Arch Dis Child 1991; 66:765-769.
  9. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Improving the quality of survival for infants of birthweight <1000 g born in non-level-III centres in Victoria. Med J Aust 1993; 158:24-27.
  10. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. The cost of improving the outcome for infants of birthweight 500 to 900g in Victoria. J Paediatr Child Health 1993; 29:56-62.
  11. Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Outcome to five years of age of children born at 24-26 weeks' gestational age in Victoria. Med J Aust 1995; 163:11-14.
  12. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Neurosensory outcome at 5 years of age and extremely low birthweight. Arch Dis Child 1995; 73:F143 - F146.
  13. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Surgery and the tiny baby: Sensorineural outcome at 5 years of age. J Paediatr Child Health 1996; 32:167-172.
  14. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Outcome at 2 years of children 23-27 weeks’ gestation born in Victoria in 1991-92. J Paediatr Child Health 1997; 33:161-165.
  15. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Economic outcome for intensive care of infants of birthweight 500 - 999 g born in Victoria in the post-surfactant era. J Paediatr Child Health 1997; 33: 202-208.
  16. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Improved outcome into the 1990s for infants of birthweight 500-999g Arch Dis Child 1997; 77:F91-F94.
  17. The Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Changing outcome for infants of birthweight 500 - 999 g born outside level-III centres in Victoria. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 1997; 37: 253-257.
  18. Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Postnatal corticosteroids and sensorineural outcome at 5 years of age. J Paediatr Child Health 2000; 36:256-261.
  19. Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Outcome at 5 years of age of children 23 to 27 weeks’ gestation: Refining the prognosis. Pediatrics, 2001;108:134-41.
  20. Doyle LW and Casalaz D for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Outcome at 14 years and birthweight < 1000 g – a Regional study. Arch Dis Child 2001; 85: F159-F164.
  21. Anderson P, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Neurobehavioral outcomes of school-age children born extremely low birth weight or very preterm in the 1990s. JAMA 2003; 289:3264-72.
  22. Doyle LW and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Evaluation of neonatal intensive care for extremely low birth weight infants in Victoria over two decades: I. Effectiveness. Pediatrics 2004; 113:505-9.
  23. Doyle LW and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group (including C Callanan). Evaluation of neonatal intensive care for extremely low birth weight infants in Victoria over two decades: II. Efficiency. Pediatrics 2004; 113:510-4.
  24. Anderson P, Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Executive functioning in school-aged children who were born very preterm or with extremely low birth weight in the 1990s. Pediatrics 2004; 114:50-57.
  25. Doyle LW for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Changing availability of neonatal intensive care for extremely low birthweight infants in Victoria over two decades. Med J Aust 2004; 181:136-139.
  26. Anderson P, Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Executive functioning in school-aged children who were born very preterm or with extremely low birth weight in the 1990s. Pediatrics 2004; 114:50-57.
  27. Doyle LW and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Neonatal intensive care at borderline viability – is it worth it? Early Hum Dev 2004; 80:103-113.
  28. Doyle LW, Anderson PJ, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Improved neurosensory outcome at 8 years of age of extremely low birthweight children born in Victoria over three distinct eras. Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2005; 90:F484-488.
  29. Sherlock RL, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Neurodevelopmental sequelae of intraventricular haemorrhage at 8 years of age in a regional cohort of ELBW/very preterm infants. Early Human Development 2005; 81: 909-916.
  30. Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Respiratory function at age 8-9 Years in extremely low birthweight/very preterm children born in Victoria in 1991-92. Pediatric Pulmonology 2006; 41:570-576.
  31. Davis NM, Ford GW, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW. Developmental coordination disorder at 8 years of age in a regional cohort of extremely-low-birthweight or very preterm infants Dev Med Child Neurol 2007, 49: 325-330.
  32. Kan E, Roberts G, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. The association of growth impairment with neurodevelopmental outcome at eight years of age in very preterm children. Early Hum Dev. 2008; 84:409–416.
  33. Roberts G, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Neurosensory disabilities at school age in geographic cohorts of extremely low birth weight children born between the 1970s and the 1990s. J Pediatr 2009;154:829-34.
  34. Doyle LW, Roberts G, Anderson PJ.  Outcomes at age 2 years of infants <28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005.  J Pediatr 2010;156:49-53 e1.
  35. Roberts G, Anderson P, de Luca C, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study group. Changes in neurodevelopmental outcome at age eight in geographic cohorts of children born 22-27 weeks’ gestational age during the 1990s. Arch Dis Child 2010;95:F90-4.
  36. Roberts G, Anderson P, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study group. The stability of the diagnosis of developmental disability between age 2 and 8 in a geographic cohort of very preterm children born in 1997. Arch Dis Child adc.2009.160283 Published Online First: 14 October 2009 doi:10.1136/adc.2009.160283.
  37. Anderson PJ, de Luca C, Hutchinson E, Roberts G, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Group. Underestimation of developmental delay by the new Bayley-III scale. Arch Paed Adol Med 2010;164:352-356.
  38. Roberts G, Anderson PJ, Davis N, de Luca C, Cheong J, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Developmental Coordination Disorder in geographic cohorts of 8-year-old extremely preterm or extremely low birthweight children born in the 1990s. Dev Med Child Neurol 2011;53(1):55-60.
  39. Doyle LW, Roberts G, Anderson PJ. Changing long-term outcomes for infants 500-999 g birth weight in Victoria, 1979-2005. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011; 96:F443-F447.
  40. Anderson PJ, De Luca CR, Hutchinson E, Spencer-Smith MM, Roberts G, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Attention problems in a representative sample of extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight children. Dev Neuropsych 2011;36(1):57-73.
  41. Roberts, G, Anderson PJ, Cheong J, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Parent-reported health in extremely preterm and extremely low birth weight children at age 8 compared with term controls.  Dev Med Child Neurol 2011; 53:927-932.
  42. O’Shea J, Davis PG, Doyle LW for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study.  Maternal preeclampsia and risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants.  Pediatr Res 2012; 71(2):210-214.
  43. Cheong J, Roberts G, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Postnatal corticosteroids and neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birthweight or extremely preterm infants: 15 year experience in Victoria, Australia.  Arch Dis Child 2013; 98:F32-F36.
  44. Hacking DF, Gibson A-M, Robertson C, Doyle LW and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Respiratory function at age 8-9 after extremely low birthweight or preterm birth in Victoria in 1997. Pediatr Pulmonol 2013; 48:449-455.
  45. Roberts G; Cheong J; Opie G; Carse E; Davis N; Duff J; Lee K; Doyle LW.  Growth of extremely preterm survivors from birth to 18 years of age compared with controls.  Pediatrics 2013; 131:e439-445.
  46. Boland RA, Davis PG, Dawson JA, Doyle LW, and the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study group. Predicting death or major neurodevelopmental disability in extremely preterm infants born in Australia. Arch Dis Child 2013; 98(3):F201-4.
  47. Hutchinson E, de Luca C, Doyle LW, Roberts G, Anderson PJ. School-age outcomes of extremely preterm or extremely low birth weight children.  Pediatrics 131(4):e1053-61.
  48. Roberts G, Burnett AC, Lee KJ, Cheong J, Wood SJ, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Quality of life at age 18 years after extremely preterm birth in the post-surfactant era. J Pediatr 2013; 163:1008-1013.e1.
  49. Wilson-Ching M, Molloy CS, Anderson V A, Burnett A, Roberts G, Cheong J L, Doyle LW, Anderson PJ. Attention difficulties in a contemporary geographic cohort of adolescents born extremely preterm/extremely low birth weight.  J Int Neuropsych Soc 2013; 19:1065-1075.
  50. Molloy C, Wilson-Ching M, Anderson V, Roberts G, Anderson P, Doyle LW. Visual processing in adolescents born extremely low birth weight and/or extremely preterm.  Pediatrics 2013; 132:e704-e712.
  51. Cheong JLY, Anderson PJ, Roberts G, Burnett AC, Lee KJ, Thompson DK, Molloy C, Wilson-Ching M, Connelly A, Seal ML, Wood SJ, Doyle LW. Contribution of brain size to IQ and educational underperformance in extremely preterm adolescents. PLoS ONE 2013; 8(10): e77475. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077475. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077475.
  52. Cruickshank MN, Oshlack A, Theda , Davis PG, Martino D, Sheehan P, Dai Y, Saffery R, Doyle LW, Craig JM. Epigenetic changes in survivors of preterm birth: effect of gestational age and evidence for a long term legacy. Genome Medicine 2013; 5: 96
  53. Burnett A, Davey CG, Wood SJ, Wilson-Ching M, Molloy C, Cheong JLY, Doyle LW, Anderson PJ. Extremely preterm birth and adolescent mental health in a geographical cohort born in the 1990s.  Psychological Medicine 2014; 44:1533-1544.
  54. Molloy C, Wilson-Ching M, Doyle LW, Anderson V, Anderson PJ. Visual memory and learning in extremely low birth weight /extremely preterm adolescents compared with controls: a geographic study. J Pediatr Psychol 2014; 39:316-31.
  55. Roberts G, Lee KJ, Cheong JL, Doyle LW. Higher ambulatory blood pressure at 18 years in adolescents born <28 weeks' gestation in the 1990s compared with term controls. J Hypertension 2014; 32(3): 620-6.
  56. Cheong JL, Burnett AC, Lee KJ, Roberts G, Thompson DK, Wood SJ, Connelly A, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW. Association between postnatal dexamethasone for treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and brain volume at adolescence in infants born very preterm. J Pediatr 2014; 164:737-743.
  57. Kelly CE, Cheong JLY, Molloy C, Anderson PJ, Lee KJ, Connelly A, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  Neural correlates of impaired vision in adolescents born extremely preterm and/or extremely low birthweight. PLoS One 2014; 9: e93188.
  58. Ganella EP, Burnett A, Cheong J, Thompson D, Roberts G, Wood S, Lee K, Duff J, Anderson PJ, Pantelis C, Doyle LW, Bartholomeusz C, on behalf of the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group. Abnormalities in orbitofrontal cortex gyrification and mental health outcomes in adolescents born extremely preterm and/or at an extremely low birth weight. Human Brain Mapping 2015; 36:1138-1150
  59. Burnett A, Scratch S, Lee K, Cheong J, Searle K, Hutchinson E, De Luca C, Davey M-A, Roberts G, Doyle LW, Anderson PJ.  Executive Function in Adolescents Born <1000g or <28 weeks: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatrics 2015 (in press Jan 20, 2015)
  60. Molloy C, Anderson PJ, Anderson VA, Doyle LW, for the Victorian Infant Collaborative Study Group.  The long-term outcome of extremely preterm (<28 weeks' gestational age) infants with and without severe retinopathy of prematurity.  J Neuropsych (in press Feb 25 2015)

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