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Intratracheal instillation of corticosteroids using surfactant as a vehicle for the prevention of chronic lung disease in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Shuping Han,

    1. Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing, China
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  • Zhangbin Yu,

    Corresponding author
    1. Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing, China
    • Zhangbin Yu, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, No. 123 Tian Fei Xiang, Mo Chou Road, Nanjing, 210004, China. zhangbinyu@njmu.edu.cn. zhangbinyu@njmu.edu.cn.

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  • Xirong Guo,

    1. Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing, China
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  • Xiaoyue Dong,

    1. Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing, China
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  • Xiaohui Chen,

    1. Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, Nanjing, China
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  • Roger Soll

    1. University of Vermont, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the benefits and adverse effects associated with intratracheal instillation of corticosteroids-surfactant mixture compared to intratracheal instillation of surfactant alone to prevent CLD in preterm infants with RDS.

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