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Surgical drainage, irrigation, and fibrinolytic therapy (DRIFT) in premature infants with post-haemorrhagic ventricular dilatation: Brain function and structure at school age
Project title: Surgical drainage, irrigation, and fibrinolytic therapy (DRIFT) in premature infants with post-haemorrhagic ventricular dilatation: Brain function and structure at school age
Call to action: 12/35 12/35 Surgery Themed Call
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: University of Bristol
Co-investigators: Dr David Odd, Dr Grazyna Kmita, Dr Michelle Morgan, Dr Sally Jary, Emeritus Professor Andrew Whitelaw, Mr Ian Pople, Mr Kristian Aquilina, Mr Steve Walker-Cox, Ms Cathy Williams, Professor Peter Blair, Professor William Hollingworth.
Started: September 2014 | Status: Published February 2019
This 10-year follow-up showed that DRIFT improves cognitive function (when taking into account birth weight, grade of haemorrhage and gender), and that the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was about £16,000.
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