Risk factors associated with the need for a tracheostomy in extremely low birth weight infants

Pediatric Pulmonology, 05/30/2012

Chronic lung disease, multiple intubations and intubation attempts, duration of mechanical ventilation, and non–congenital upper airway obstruction are risk factors associated with tracheostomies in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants.

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