Delayed versus Immediate Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants
Tarnow-Mordi, William; Morris, Jonathan; Kirby, Adrienne; Robledo, Kristy P; Askie, Lisa Maree; Brown, Rebecca; Evans, N; Finlayson, S; Fogarty, M; Gebski, Val; Ghadge, A; Hague, Wendy; Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Reynolds, Graham
BACKGROUND The preferred timing of umbilical-cord clamping in preterm infants is unclear. METHODS We randomly assigned fetuses from women who were expected to deliver before 30 weeks of gestation to either immediate clamping of the umbilical cord (=10 seconds after delivery) or delayed clamping (=60 seconds after delivery). The primary composite outcome was death or major morbidity (defined as severe brain injury on postnatal ultrasonography, severe retinopathy of prematurity, necrotizing...[Show more]
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