Survival of extremely preterm infants

N. Matta, David Young, Richard Bolton, H. Mactier

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Abstract

Draper et al 1 have highlighted the variation across Europe in outcomes of very preterm infants. Specifically, at 24–27 weeks' gestation, mortality as a percentage of infants alive at start of labour varied from 41.5% to 80.5%, and at <24 weeks' gestation from 0% to 9.7%. There is no mention, however, of the potential for variation within regions. We have recently audited the outcome for extremely preterm babies born alive within the city of Glasgow between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2002.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-152
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Volume95
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • preterm infants
  • mathematical statistics
  • fetal development
  • neonatal services

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