Neonatal outcomes of extremely preterm infants from the NICHD Neonatal Research Network.

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Journal Article

OBJECTIVE: This report presents data from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network on care of and morbidity and mortality rates for very low birth weight infants, according to gestational age (GA). METHODS: Perinatal/neonatal data were collected for 9575 infants of extremely low GA (22-28 weeks) and very low birth weight (401-1500 g) who were born at network centers between January 1, 2003, and December 31, 2007. RESULTS: Rates of survival to discharge increased with increasing GA (6% at 22 weeks and 92% at 28 weeks); 1060 infants died at or=24 weeks survive, high rates of morbidity among survivors continue to be observed.

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Cited Authors

  • Stoll, BJ; Hansen, NI; Bell, EF; Shankaran, S; Laptook, AR; Walsh, MC; Hale, EC; Newman, NS; Schibler, K; Carlo, WA; Kennedy, KA; Poindexter, BB; Finer, NN; Ehrenkranz, RA; Duara, S; Sánchez, PJ; O'Shea, TM; Goldberg, RN; Van Meurs, KP; Faix, RG; Phelps, DL; Frantz, ID; Watterberg, KL; Saha, S; Das, A; Higgins, RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network,

Published Date

  • September 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 126 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 443 - 456

PubMed ID

  • 20732945

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20732945

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2009-2959

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States