Exosurf versus Survanta surfactant preparations: proportional-hazards regression analysis of time to successful extubation and discontinuation of oxygen therapy.

Time to successful extubation (VENT-DC) and time to discontinuation of oxygen therapy (OX-DC) for infants treated with Exosurf and Survanta surfactant preparations were compared in an observational study. Proportional-hazards (Cox) regression was used to adjust for confounding by differences in baseline risk factors between treatment groups. The Exosurf… CONTINUE READING