Volume Targeted Ventilation in the Delivery Room

May 01, 2019
1326524
Pregnancy, OB Gyn
Ruben Vaidya, MD
Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA
The study will justify a larger randomized control trial with enough power to evaluate the efficacy of volume targeted ventilation (VTV) in reducing bronchopulmonary dysplasia  (BPD) and other long term pulmonary morbidities for preterm infants.

Ages eligible for study: up to 60 minutes (newborn child)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gestational age < 32 weeks of gestation
  • Infant born at Baystate Medical Center
  • Requiring intubation and positive pressure ventilation in the delivery room
  • Parental Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Maternal prolonged rupture of membrane > 2 weeks duration
  • Known congenital or cardiac abnormalities or discovered in the immediate neonatal period
Recruiting
Interventional (Clinical Trial)
Rachana Singh, MD
(413) 794-2400