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Between-Hospital Variation in Treatment and Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants
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Researchers, including UAB's Dr. Wally Carlo, director of the division of neonatology, set out to determine why survival rates among extremely premature babies varied so much from hospital to hospital. They found that some hospitals rarely provided active treatment to babies born at 22, 23 or 24 weeks, according to data from nearly 5,000 births at 24 hospitals. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, is highlighted in the following articles:

Boppana 2015 with award at CMV ConfDr. Suresh Boppana, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is the 2015 recipient of the inaugural Congenital CMV (Cytomegalovirus) Award presented at the 5th International Congenital CMV Conference in Brisbane, Australia. This important award represents premier recognition of our Pediatric Infectious Diseases division by our international peers.  Boppana also presented the inaugural address at the conference: "Global Burden of Congenital CMV."

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