Effects of antenatal steroids on the complications of prematurity in an era of surfactant replacement therapy in Oman.

@article{Costa2000EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of antenatal steroids on the complications of prematurity in an era of surfactant replacement therapy in Oman.},
  author={David E da Costa and P Arun Kumar Nair and Saleh Mohamed Al Khusaiby},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={375-7}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the effects of a complete course of antenatal steroids (dexamethasone 12 mg every 12 h x 2) on the complications of prematurity, in an era of surfactant replacement therapy in an Asian population. Between January 1995 and December 1998 we analysed all preterm births (-32 weeks) from women who had received antenatal care… CONTINUE READING