Table 2

Neonatal complications

Pulmonary haemorrhage (n=84)Controls (n=159)
PDA60  (71%)99  (62%)
Pneumothorax* 12 (14%)5 (3%)
NEC5 (6%)15 (9%)
IVH grades 1 and 220 (25%)42 (27%)
IVH grades 3 and 4* 26 (33%)23 (15%)
PVL9 (17%)25 (18%)
ROP Stage 1 and 214 (30%)38 (31%)
ROP Stage 3 and 47 (15%)16 (13%)
  • IVH data were available for 79 in the PH group and 154 controls.

  • Data for PVL and ROP are for those who survived until discharge.

  • For PVL, data were available for 52 in the PH group and 137 controls.

  • For ROP, data were available for 47 in the PH group, and 122 controls.

  • * p<0.005. All other differences were not significant.