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High-flow nasal cannula and extubation success in the premature infant: a comparison of two modalities.
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PMID:  20237485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of Fisher and Paykel (FP) and Vapotherm (VT) high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) in preventing reintubation either within 72 h or <7 days after extubation of premature infants. The primary outcome was the rate of extubation failure defined as reintubation within 72 h. Secondary outcomes included reintubation after ≤7 days.
STUDY DESIGN: This was a prospective, randomized pilot study comparing the extubation success of 40 infants born between 26 and 29 weeks of gestation.
RESULT: The rate of extubation failure at 72 h was 18% for FP and 9% for VT. The failure rate ≤7 days after extubation was 30% for FP and 27% for VT. None of these differences were statistically significant.
CONCLUSION: There was no difference between FP and VT in the extubation success of infants born between 26 and 29 weeks.
S M Miller; S A Dowd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-03-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  805-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Newborn Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA.
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