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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 2 Survival rates of extremely preterm infants by gestational age.

StudyAll infants/Infants who received intensive careSurvival rates (%) by gestational age (week)
EPIBEL []4 All05.529.255.571.4
NEPS1 []16 All01644667282
NEPS1 []16 Intensive care03960808493
NEPS2 []17 All1829568490
NEPS2 []17 Intensive care6035588692
EPICURE []18 All219406677
EPICURE []18 Intensive care15.830.446.469.478.4
Kugelman []7 All6.226.547.470.1
Agarwal []8 All195779869193
EXPRESS []10 Intensive care9.853678285
Ishii []11 Intensive care3662.977.185.2
Doyle []12 Intensive care52251678289
Su []13 Intensive care225070848892
EPIPAGE2 []5 All0131.259.175.3
Stoll []14 Intensive care7326277859094
Anderson []6 All6.426.959.87885.990.894
EPI-SEN []15 Intensive care14.319.935.959.773.3
Fischer []9 All053050
* 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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