Umbilical Cord Management for Newborns < 34 Weeks' Gestation: A Meta-analysis
Anna Lene Seidler, Gillian ML Gyte, Heike Rabe, Jose L Diaz-Rossello, Lelia Duley, Khalid Aziz, Daniela Testoni Costa-Nobre, Peter G Davis, Georg M Schmoelzer, Colleen Ovelman, Lisa M Askie, Roger Soll
PEDIATRICS | AMER ACAD PEDIATRICS | Published : 2021
CONTEXT: The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation prioritized scientific review of umbilical cord management strategies at preterm birth. OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of umbilical cord management strategies (including timing of cord clamping and cord milking) in preterm infants <34 weeks' gestation. DATA SOURCES: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Medline, PubMed, Embase, CINAHL, and trial registries were searched through July 2019 for randomized controlled trials assessing timing of cord clamping and/or cord milking. STUDY SELECTION: Two authors independently assessed trial eligibility, extracted data, appraised risk of bias, and assessed evidence certainty (..View full abstract
Funded by the American Heart Association, on behalf of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation for article submission to the editor. This review has also been supported in part by the Vermont Oxford Network. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).