Early administration of the second surfactant dose in preterm infants with severe respiratory distress syndrome


Koksal N., Akpinar R. , Cetinkaya M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.51, no.6, pp.556-564, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.556-564
  • Keywords: respiratory distress syndrome, exogenous surfactant, prematurity, HYALINE-MEMBRANE DISEASE, 30 WEEKS GESTATION, BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA, PULMONARY HEMORRHAGE, PREMATURE-INFANTS, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, LUNG SURFACTANT, AIR LEAK, THERAPY, LESS

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine whether early administration (2 hours after the first surfactant dose) of the second surfactant dose would be superior to late surfactant treatment (6 hours after the first surfactant dose) in preterm infants with severe respiratory distress syndrome.