Table 4.

Secondary Outcome Parameters Before Discharge (Survivors)

CurosurfP
Early Treatment (n = 30)Late Treatment (n = 20)
Number (%)
Bronchopulmonary  dysplasia
 Oxygen day 2811 (37)8 (40).81
 Oxygen postconceptional  week 361 (3)1 (4).66
Intraventricular hemorrhage
 Grades 1–25 (15)2 (7).80
 Grades 3–41 (3)0 .84
Periventricular leucomalacia0 0 1.00
Retinopathy of prematurity3 (9)2 (7).63
 Cryotheraphy1 (3)1 (4).66
Median (Range)
Oxygen treatment (day)6.5 (0.3–69)18.5 (0.5–64).54
Nasal CPAP (day)38.5 (0.8–64)39.0 (12–155).76
Mechanical ventilation* (day)2.5 (1.2–5.5)2.1 (0.3–13.9).47
  • * Six early-treated and 12 late-treated surviving infants were ventilated.