1. To assess the effect of hydrocortisone initiated between 7 and 14 days after birth on death or BPD in very preterm infants.
2. The primary outcome was a composite of death or BPD assessed at 36 weeks’ postmenstrual age.
3. Among mechanically ventilated very preterm infants, administration of hydrocortisone between 7 and 14 days after birth, compared with placebo, did not improve the composite outcome of death or BPD at 36 weeks’ postmenstrual age.
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