Table 2 Details of patients in whom mask ventilation was started at an early age
NoVentilatory supportat referralAge at referral(weeks)Age at onset of maskventilation (weeks)Current age(years)
1PPV via ETT5811
2None258
3PPV via ETT477
4PPV via tracheostomy26262
5PPV via ETT5121.5
6PPV via ETT571
  • ETT, endo tracheal tube; NPV, negative pressure ventilation; PPV, positive pressure ventilation.