Neonatal outcomes based on antenatal corticosteroid exposure time for infants delivered between 23 and 34 weeks gestation

K.P. Fuller, S. DeGroff, A.F. Borgida
2017 Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology  
able to receive a full course (≥ 48 hours to seven days) of ACS prior to delivery. With advances in both obstetrical and neonatal medicine, the present authors sought to determine a current minimal interval required from ACS administration to delivery to see an improvement in neonatal outcomes. Their primary hypothesis was that neonatal outcomes are improved prior to 48 hours after ACS administration. Materials and Methods This was a retrospective cohort study of all infants that delivered
more » ... en 23 0/7 weeks and 33 6/7 weeks gestational age between January 1, 2009 and August 31, 2013 at a tertiary level hospital, Hartford Hospital. The policy at the present facility is to
doi:10.12891/ceog3469.2017 fatcat:5576ysahkbgylm6z2mnpfuusxi