Does a highest pre-ductal O2 saturation <85% predict non-survival for congenital diaphragmatic hernia?

Objective:To analyze operative repair, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and survival rates based on highest pre-ductal oxygen saturation (Pre-O2SAT) in a large infant cohort reported to Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group Registry between 2000 and 2010.Study Design:Analyzed data included gestational age, birth weight, defect side and size… (More)