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July 6, 2021

Is a New Era Coming for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Prevention With Corticosteroids?—Reply

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  • 1Ankura Hospital for Women and Children, Hyderabad, India
  • 2National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Medical Sciences Division, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
JAMA Pediatr. 2021;175(10):1079-1080. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.1861

In Reply We thank Bonadies et al for their insightful commentary on our article.1 The authors make a valid argument on the possibility of using postnatal corticosteroids (PNCs) in preterm neonates who are treated with noninvasive respiratory support (NRS). We agree that our analysis did not look at this specific group of neonates who were supported with NRS at the time of randomization. This was because of the paucity of available studies.

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