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Best oxygenation index on day 1: a reliable marker for outcome and survival in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Authors
  • Ruttenstock, Elke
  • Wright, Naomi
  • Barrena, S
  • Krickhahn, Annika
  • Castellani, Christoph
  • Desai, Ashish P
  • Rintala, Risto
  • Tovar, Juan
  • Till, Holger
  • Zani, Augusto
  • Saxena, Amulya
  • Davenport, Mark
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2015
Volume
25
Issue
1
Pages
3–8
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1393960
PMID: 25560249
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This multicenter study showed, that except from the defect side, all the prenatal variables studied have predictive value but the most useful is BOI-d1. This is simple to calculate and represents an excellent marker for lung function and a reliable early postnatal predictor of survival.

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