Should Minimally Invasive Surfactant Therapy be a Must in Neonatal Intensive Care Units? Pilot Report of Initial Cases in Dubai release_s6w3xdb4grblxozt4in5qlvx6m

by Karthikeyan Gengaimuthu

Published in Cureus by Cureus, Inc..

2018   Volume 10, Issue 10, e3495

Abstract

Minimally invasive surfactant therapy (MIST) in neonates without intubation has in recent times become an accepted standard in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) especially in Europe. We have adapted this novel technique in our clinical practice in the neonatal intensive care units in Dubai since 2018. Herein we report the successful outcome of implementation of this technique in three of our neonates of gestation/weight, 28/1.03 kg, 34/2.0 kg and 28/1.18 kg respectively in our NICU in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Date   2018-10-25
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DOI  10.7759/cureus.3495
PubMed  30648037
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