Premature infants born after preterm premature rupture of membranes with 24-34 weeks of gestation: a study of factors influencing length of neonatal intensive care unit stay.

@article{Ye2011PrematureIB,
  title={Premature infants born after preterm premature rupture of membranes with 24-34 weeks of gestation: a study of factors influencing length of neonatal intensive care unit stay.},
  author={Guangyong Ye and Zhou Jiang and Shiming Lu and Yuanluo Le},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={960-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the factors influencing length of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) stay among premature infants born after preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) with 24-34 weeks of gestation. METHODS Characteristic parameters of the pregnant women with PPROM and their premature infants were analyzed retrospectively using univariate and multivariate analysis. RESULTS The overall rate of PPROM was 1.3% (323/24,173), of which 19.2% (62/323) were premature infants with… CONTINUE READING