Effect of the "InSurE" procedure on cerebral oxygenation and electrical brain activity of the preterm infant.

BACKGROUND In preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) with the "InSurE" procedure (intubation, surfactant, extubation) is increasingly used. However, its effect on cerebral oxygenation and brain function is not known. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of the "InSurE" procedure in infants… CONTINUE READING