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Table 3 Primary outcomes death and neurodevelopmental morbidities

From: Retrospective comparison of death or neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight preterm infants following different management options of haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus

  Conservative
n = 17
Main group analysis
Medical and/or surgical
n = 107
n (%)/mean ± SD n (%)/mean ± SD P value
Death 0 (0.0) 12 (11.2) 0.15
Global developmental delay (GDD) 2 (11.8) 20 (21.3) 0.37
Death or GDD 2 (11.8) 32 (30.2) 0.12
CP 1 (5.9) 9 (9.6) 0.63
Abnormal hearing test at Discharge 1 (5.9) 7 (7.4) 0.83
Hearing loss requiring hearing aids or implants 1 (5.9) 6 (6.4) 0.94
Isolated speech delay 3 (17.6) 16 (17.0) 0.95