Ma D Elorza

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OBJECTIVE To examine whether extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants who undergo Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in the delivery room present poorer survival and greater short-term neurological and general morbidity than those who do not. METHODS In a retrospective cohort of 150 ELBW infants born at our hospital between 2000 and 2004, those who(More)
Background: The decisition to treat systemic hypotension in LBWI is based on the belief of keeping adecuate organ perfusion. However, the impact of vasopressor treatment on cerebral tissue perfusion has not been systematically evaluated on the basis of a controlled clinical trial. Aims: To explore the effects on brain hemodynamics of two inotropes used to(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of high frequency ventilation (HFV) used as a rescue strategy in newborn infants with severe lung disease who either failed conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV) or had an air block. PATIENTS AND METHODS From April 1995 to June 1998, 241 infants with severe lung disease and managed according(More)
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