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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1542/peds.2012-0603
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS


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.