Am J Perinatol 2022 May 6. Epub 2022 May 6.
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, United States.
Objective: To determine inhaled corticosteroid (IC) use in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), define the inter-hospital variation of IC administration to infants with BPD, and compare clinical, demographic, and hospital factors associated with IC use.
Study Design: Using the Pediatric Health Information System database a retrospective multicenter cohort of 4,551 infants born at <32 weeks of gestation with developing BPD was studied. The clinical, demographic, and hospital characteristics of infants exposed and not exposed to ICs were compared. Read More