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Review ofShirk S, Manolis S, Lambers D, et al. Delayed clamping vs milking of umbilical cord in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;220:482.
Unblinded, randomised controlled trial.
Single tertiary neonatal unit in the USA.
Two hundred and four singleton infants delivered between 23+0 and 34+6 weeks gestation. One hundred and four allocated to delayed cord clamping (including 17 extremely preterm ie, <28 weeks gestation) and 100 allocated to cord milking (including 12 extremely preterm). No significant difference in maternal factors or demographics.
Patients were randomised to receive either delayed umbilical cord clamping for …
Contributors YG wrote the initial paper. CMH revised and edited the manuscript.
Patient consent for publication Not required.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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