Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines for Extremely Preterm Infants

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What is the peak gestational age at which the incidence of periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) increases?

24-32 weeks

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a risk factor for periventricular leukomalacia (PVL)?

Maternal hyperthyroidism

What imaging technique is commonly used for the early evaluation and detection of periventricular leukomalacia (PVL)?

Brain Ultrasonography

What percentage of surviving premature infants with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) may develop cerebral palsy, intellectual impairment, or visual disturbances?


Why is early diagnosis of periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) important in premature infants?

To refer infants for early intervention programs

Explore the guidelines and decision-making process involved in resuscitating extremely preterm infants, especially those in the 'grey zone' of viability. Learn about fetal viability, birth weight criteria, and the importance of shared medical decision-making between parents and medical professionals.

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