Surfactant Administration via Thin Catheter During Spontaneous Breathing: Randomized Controlled Trial

Kanmaz H. G., ERDEVE Ö., Canpolat F. E., Mutlu B., Dilmen U.

PEDIATRICS, vol.131, no.2, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1542/peds.2012-0603
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No


BACKGROUND: The primary aim of this randomized study was to describe the feasibility of early administration of surfactant via a thin catheter during spontaneous breathing (Take Care) and compare early mechanical ventilation (MV) requirement with the InSurE (Intubate, Surfactant, Extubate) procedure.