This study is being conducted to determine whether prophylactic administration of surfactant by the Less Invasive Surfactant Administration (LISA) method reduces the need for mechanical ventilation in the first 72 hours of life when compared to early Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) alone.


  • Premature Lungs
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Surfactant Deficiency Syndrome Neonatal


  • Less Invasive Surfactant Administration LISA
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure CPAP

Principal Investigator

  • Banerji, Anamika


  • Sharp Mary Birch

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