Abstract 53 Table 1

Primary outcomes by initial cord magnesium sulfate levels

Characteristics (n=236) MgSO4 ≤1.7 (%) 1.7 MgSO4 >2.5 (%) p-value
NEC stage II/III 8/95 (8) 8/66 (12) 6/75 (8) 0.97
Death by 15 months* 18/88 (21) 11/63 (18) 15/75 (20) 0.92
Bayley-II physical<70** 20/95 (21) 21/66 (32) 19/75 (25) 0.66
Bayley-II mental<70† 23/95 (24) 11/66 (17) 14/75 (19) 0.69
Moderate-severe CP* 6/88 (7) 6/63 (10) 5/75 (7) 0.99
Death or Bayley-II<70* 24/88 (27) 17/63 (27) 20/75 (27) 0.93
  • *n=226 **n=172 †n=164