Evaluating "old" definitions for the "new" bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

  title={Evaluating "old" definitions for the "new" bronchopulmonary dysplasia.},
  author={Peter G Davis and Kevin E. Thorpe and R. S. Roberts and Barbara Schmidt and Lex W. Doyle and Haresh M Kirpalani},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={140 5},
OBJECTIVES To examine the accuracy of different criteria for the diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), based on the final age at which oxygen therapy was stopped, in predicting pulmonary and neurologic outcomes at 18-month corrected age. STUDY DESIGN Data were collected prospectively on infants with birth weights between 500 and 999 g enrolled in the Trial of Indomethacin Prophylaxis in Preterms (TIPP) who survived to discharge home. Differing postnatal ages and postmenstrual ages at… CONTINUE READING

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