TABLE 1

Characteristics of Infants at Entry onto the DRIFT Trial

CharacteristicDRIFT (N = 39)Standard (N = 38)
Bristol, n2727
Katowice, n1010
Glasgow, n11
Bergen, n10
Gestation, median (range), wk27 (24–34)28 (24–35)
Birth weight, median (range), wk1050 (640–2100)1130 (720–2755)
Male, n (%)29 (74)24 (63)
Parenchymal hemorrhagic infarction (grade 4 IVH), n (%)20 (51)18 (47)
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)