TABLE 4.

Absolute Cerebral Tissue Volumes for Premature Infants With Moderate-Severe Disability (n = 11) Versus Premature Infants With No or Minimal Disability (n = 107 at 1 Year of Age)

Tissue ClassPremature Infants With Moderate-Severe Disability (n = 11)Premature Infants With No or Minor Disability (n = 101)P Value (Kruskal-Wallis)
Cortical GM, mL157 ± 41181 ± 41.04
Deep nuclear GM, mL8.4 ± 3.611.3 ± 4.2.03
Cerebrospinal fluid, mL59.3 ± 28.844.3 ± 21.1.04
Gestational age at birth, wk27.1 ± 1.628.0 ± 2.2NS
  • NS indicates not significant.