Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes in the low and normal superior vena cava (SVC) flow groups
Low SVCNormal SVCTwo sided p value
Early neonatal death (%)12.500.21
IVH ⩾2 day 7 (%)
Early neonatal death or IVH ⩾2 (%)506.70.012
RVO (ml/kg/min) (median)2642600.84
LVO (ml/kg/min) (median)3413510.17
Mean velocity ACA (cm/s) (median)13.614.30.7
  • ACA, anterior cerebral artery; IVH, intraventricular haemorrhage; LVO, low ventricular output; RVO, right ventricular output.