The effect of transport on the rate of severe intraventricular hemorrhage in very low birth weight infants.

OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of grade III or IV intraventricular hemorrhage in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants born at level I hospitals and transported to one tertiary center compared with those delivered at the same level III facility. METHODS We evaluated all newborns admitted to a large tertiary neonatal intensive care unit from June 1… (More)