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Table 2 Clinical conditions needing PAC insertion (n = 116)

From: Clinical experience of use of percutaneous peripheral arterial cannulation in sick neonates in a developing country

Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) 94 (81%)
Asphyxia 4 (3.4%)
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) 10 (8.6%)
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of newborn (PPHN) 14 (12%)
Sepsis 22 (19%)
Surgical (Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, volvulus, Necrotising enterocolitis), etc) 6 (5.1%)
Other 12 (10.3%)