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Estimating Gestational Age in a Premature Infant Based on the Grading System of Hittner et al for the Anterior Vascular Capsule of the Ocular Lens

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Hittner et al developed a grading scheme for the anterior vascular capsule of the ocular lens that correlates with gestational age. This can estimate the approximate age for a premature infant. The authors are from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

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