Does BPD contribute to the occurrence of CP among infants born before 28 weeks of gestation?

Linda J Van Marter, Karl C K Kuban, Elizabeth Allred, Carl Bose, Olaf Dammann, Michael O’Shea, Matthew Laughon, Richard A Ehrenkranz, Michael D Schreiber, Padmani Karna, Alan Leviton, ELGAN Study Investigators

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011;96:F20-9

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The 536 infants with BPD were at increased risk of all CP phenotypes. Receipt of oxygen without MV at 36 weeks PMA (BPD) was not associated with increased risk of CP. In contrast, BPD accompanied by MV at 36 weeks PMA was associated with a nearly six-fold increased risk of QP and a fourfold increased risk of DP.