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Neurodevelopmental status and follow-up in preschool children with heart disease in London, UK
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  • Jogesh Kapadia
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    • Jogesh Kapadia, Consultant in Neonatal Medicine, Sp Interest in Neurodevelopment Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Dear Authors

    Many thanks for this analysis of a prospectively collected multi-centre data set, and for highlighting the unmet need for the development of a structured neurodevelopmental follow up pathway for children with heart disease.

    In the sub category 'Neurodevelopmental outcome' under 'Methods' (page 264), the gross motor scores for children < 33 months mentions a scale of <39 as low. Should this not be <30 (instead of <39), given that 'low' is classified as less than 2 SD from 50 (and borderline is between 30 and 39)?

    Many thanks for clarifying.

    Kind regards.

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