TABLE 1

Characteristics of Infants When Randomly Assigned Into the Trial

CharacteristicDRIFT (N = 34)Standard (N = 36)
Center
    Bristol2225
    Katowice1010
    Glasgow11
    Bergen10
Gestation, median (range), wk27 (24–34)28 (24–35)
Birth weight, median (range), g1066 (640–2100)1079 (720–2755)
Male, n (%)24 (71)23 (64)
Parenchymal hemorrhagic infarction, n (%)18 (53)18 (50)
Age at randomization, median (range), d20 (7–28)18 (9–28)
Ventricular width (mean of left/right) at entry, median (range), mm16 (12–21)18 (12–30)