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Laryngeal mask airway surfactant administration for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants with or at risk of respiratory distress syndrome

Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Osborn, DA


Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) administration is one way of delivering surfactant to the infant lung, with the potential benefit of avoiding endotracheal intubation and ventilation, ventilator induced lung injury and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). To determine the effect of LMA surfactant administration either as prophylaxis or treatment compared to placebo, no treatment, or intratracheal surfactant administration on morbidity and mortality in preterm infants with, or at risk of, respiratory...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)


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