Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9478204, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9478204
Research Article

Timing of Caffeine Therapy and Neonatal Outcomes in Preterm Infants: A Retrospective Study

1Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatology, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
3Cohen Children’s Hospital at New York-North Shore Health System, Manhasset, NY, USA
4Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
5Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
6Department of Biology, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Received 15 November 2015; Revised 11 March 2016; Accepted 20 April 2016

Academic Editor: Namık Yaşar Özbek

Copyright © 2016 Ivan Hand et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. A. Kuzemko and J. Paala, “Apnoeic attacks in the newborn treated with aminophylline,” Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 404–406, 1973. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. V. Aranda, W. Gorman, H. Bergsteinsson, and T. Gunn, “Efficacy of caffeine in treatment of apnea in the low-birth-weight infant,” The Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 90, no. 3, pp. 467–472, 1977. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. A. Erenberg, R. D. Leff, D. G. Haack, K. W. Mosdell, G. M. Hicks, and B. A. Wynne, “Caffeine citrate for the treatment of apnea of prematurity: a double- blind, placebo-controlled study,” Pharmacotherapy, vol. 20, no. 6 I, pp. 644–652, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. B. Schmidt, R. S. Roberts, P. Davis et al., “Caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 354, no. 20, pp. 2112–2121, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. B. Schmidt, R. S. Roberts, P. Davis et al., “Long-term effects of caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity,” The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 357, no. 19, pp. 1893–1902, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. P. G. Davis, B. Schmidt, R. S. Roberts et al., “Caffeine for apnea of prematurity trial: benefits may vary in subgroups,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 156, no. 3, pp. 382–387, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. R. M. Patel, T. Leong, D. P. Carlton, and S. Vyas-Read, “Early caffeine therapy and clinical outcomes in extremely preterm infants,” Journal of Perinatology, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 134–140, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. N. R. Dobson, R. M. Patel, P. B. Smith et al., “Trends in caffeine use and association between clinical outcomes and timing of therapy in very low birth weight infants,” The Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 164, no. 5, pp. 992–998.e3, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D. Taha, S. Kirkby, U. Nawab et al., “Early caffeine therapy for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants,” Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, vol. 27, no. 16, pp. 1698–1702, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. Lodha, M. Seshia, D. D. McMillan et al., “Association of early caffeine administration and neonatal outcomes in very preterm neonates,” JAMA Pediatrics, vol. 169, no. 1, pp. 33–38, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. B. Schmidt, P. G. Davis, and R. S. Roberts, “Timing of caffeine therapy in very low birth weight infants,” Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 164, no. 5, pp. 957–958, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. International Committee for the Classification of Retinopathy of Prematurity, “The international classification of retinopathy of prematurity revisited,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 123, no. 7, pp. 991–999, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. A. Patz, “An international classification of retinopathy of prematurity. II. The classification of retinal detachment,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 105, no. 7, p. 905, 1987. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. A. Patz, “The new international classification of retinopathy of prematurity,” Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 102, no. 8, p. 1129, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. M. C. Walsh and R. M. Kliegman, “Necrotizing enterocolitis: treatment based on staging criteria,” Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 179–201, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. J. Yoon, S. Kohl, and R. G. Harper, “The relationship between maternal hypertensive disease of pregnancy and the incidence of idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome,” Pediatrics, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 735–739, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus