Early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping in infants with congenital heart disease: a pilot, randomized, controlled trial

  title={Early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping in infants with congenital heart disease: a pilot, randomized, controlled trial},
  author={Carl H. Backes and H Huang and Clifford L. Cua and Vidu Garg and C V Smith and Han Yin and Mark Galantowicz and John Anthony Bauer and Timothy M. Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
Objective:Delayed umbilical cord clamping (DCC) at birth may provide a better neonatal health status than early umbilical cord clamping (ECC). However, the safety and feasibility of DCC in infants with congenital heart disease (CHD) have not been tested. This was a pilot, randomized, controlled trial to establish the safety and feasibility of DCC in neonates with CHD.Study Design:Pregnant women admitted >37 weeks gestational age with prenatal diagnosis of critical CHD were enrolled and… 
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