Effect of Delayed Cord Clamping on Systemic Blood Flow: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Popat2016EffectOD,
  title={Effect of Delayed Cord Clamping on Systemic Blood Flow: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Himanshu P Popat and Kristy P Robledo and Lucille Sebastian and Nicholas J Evans and Andrew William Gill and Martin R. Kluckow and Sanjay Sinhal and Koert de Waal and William Odita Tarnow-Mordi and David Andrew Osborn},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={178},
  pages={81-86.e2}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether delayed cord clamping improves systemic blood flow compared with immediate cord clamping in very preterm infants in the first 24 hours. STUDY DESIGN Women delivering at <30 weeks' gestation at 5 tertiary centers were randomized to receive immediate cord clamping (<10 seconds) or delayed cord clamping (≥60 seconds). Echocardiography and cardiorespiratory data were collected at 3, 9, and 24 hours after birth. The primary outcome was mean lowest superior vena cava… CONTINUE READING
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