Table 2

Ventilatory and clinical characteristics of study population

RDS group (n=11)CLD group (n=17)P value
Max PIP (cm)23 (20-26)24 (22-28)NS
Inspired oxygen > 21% (hours)80 (48-672)1848 (1008-5760)0.0001
Ventilatory support (hours)72 (48-120)624 (120-1680)0.0001
Surfactant8 (73)15 (88)NS
PDA3 (27)15 (88)< 0.001
Air leaks2 (18)7 (41)0.029
  • Values are shown as median (range) or number (%); PIP denotes peaked inspiratory pressure; PDA denotes patent ductus arteriosus.