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Anemia of prematurity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12144218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Physiologic anemia is a common and normal finding in newborn infants. In preterm infants, anemia of prematurity is the result of this normal physiologic process compounded by the morbidity of prematurity. Premature infants reach their nadir hematocrit sooner and at a lower level than term. This article reviews the physiology of stem cell differentiation and the structure and function of the red blood cell, as well as examining red blood cell indices. It also addresses the etiology, symptomatology, diagnostic workups and treatment/prevention modalities of anemia of prematurity. Treatment for and prevention of anemia of prematurity remain controversial, and specific criteria are lacking.
Authors:
D C Salsbury
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-29     Completed Date:  2002-08-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-20     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
NICU, Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center, Topeka, Kansas 66604, USA. debs@stormontvail.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anemia, Neonatal / blood,  diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy*
Blood Transfusion
Cell Differentiation / physiology
Erythrocyte Count
Erythrocyte Indices
Erythropoietin / physiology,  therapeutic use
Ferrous Compounds / therapeutic use
Hematopoiesis / physiology
Hematopoietic Stem Cells / physiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / blood,  diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy*
Risk Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ferrous Compounds; 11096-26-7/Erythropoietin

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