Sumita Biswas

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OBJECTIVE This trial examined the effects of triiodothyronine (T3) and hydrocortisone on lung disease. We present here the placebo data as this provides a natural history of thyroid hormone changes in this group of very preterm infants. We also examined the relationship between thyroid hormone levels and the outcome death and ventilator dependence at 2(More)
The THORN trial was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to test the hypothesis that administration of triiodothyronine (T3) and hydrocortisone would decrease mortality and respiratory morbidity in preterm infants of less than 30 wk gestation. Two hundred fifty-three infants were randomized to receive either 6(More)
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