Thirteen-year mortality and morbidity in preterm infants in Switzerland

  title={Thirteen-year mortality and morbidity in preterm infants in Switzerland},
  author={Fei Chen and Nadia M Bajwa and Peter C Rimensberger and Klara M. Posfay-Barbe and Riccardo E. Pfister},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition},
  pages={F377 - F383}
  • Fei ChenN. Bajwa R. Pfister
  • Published 8 April 2016
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Objective To report the population-based, gestational age (GA)-stratified mortality and morbidity for very preterm infants over 13 years in Switzerland. Design A prospective, observational study including 95% of Swiss preterm infants (GA <32 weeks) during three time periods: 2000–2004 (P1), 2005–2008 (P2) and 2009–2012 (P3). Setting The Swiss Neonatal Network, covering all level III neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and affiliated paediatric hospitals. Patients 8899 live-born preterm… 

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