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10 December 2020: Review Articles

The Prognosis of Preterm Infants Born at the Threshold of Viability: Fog Over the Gray Zone – Population-Based Studies of Extremely Preterm Infants

Eszter Fanczal AE , Botond Berecz A , Annamária Szijártó A , Ákos Gasparics AD* , Péter Varga ABCEF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.926947

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e926947

Table 1 Selected large population-based studies on extremely preterm infants.

StudyCountry/StateYears of the studyGestational ageThe number of all infantsThe number of actively treated infants
EPIBEL []4 Belgium1999–200022–26525303
NEPS1 []16 Norway1999–200022–27638464
NEPS2 []17 Norway2013–201422–26275251
Kugelman []7 Israel1995–200823–264408
Agarwal []8 Singapore2000–200923–28887
EPICURE []18 UK200622–2631331686
EXPRESS []10 Sweden2004–200722–26707
Ishii []11 Japan2003–200522–251057
Doyle []12 Victoria State (Australia)200522–27270
Su []13 Taiwan2007–201223–281718
EPIPAGE-2 []5 France201122–261054
Stoll []14 USA2008–201222–288877
Anderson []6 California2007–201122–2860095340
EPI-SEN []15 Spain2007–201122–2629372734
Fischer []9 Swiss2000–200422–25516
* These studies were divided to several periods.
Data were reviewed only from the last period (shown in the table) of these studies.

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