Hospitalization in IASO’s NICU is based on the most recent scientific approaches and is performed with the application of medical and hospitalization protocols been established for this specific reason on basic issues such as the ventilator support method
for neonates, enteral and parenteral nutrition policy, developmental care (Kangaroo Care) and the psychological support offered to the parents of our very young patients (Advice for frequent contact with their babies and training on care provision);
all procedures are applied based on written protocols that are updated regularly.
Over the last years, the IASO NICU has treated approximately 80 neonates per day, which means that it is the largest neonatal intensive care unit in Greece, with very high survival rates as listed below.
Neonatal survival at 25 weeks: 60%
Neonatal survival at 26 weeks: 78%
Neonatal survival at 27 weeks: 96%
Neonatal survival at 28 weeks: 98%
Neonatal survival at 29 weeks and more: almost 100%
As a result, perinatal mortality at IASO over the last three years (2016-2018) stood at 4.8‰, while neonatal mortality did not exceed 1.5‰, also in the same period (rates are consistent with data from the most developed countries worldwide).