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Liver dysfunction in severe birth asphyxia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2093677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A total of 46 full term, appropriate for gestational age neonates were included in this study. Out of this, 31 infants had suffered severe birth asphyxia, while 15 normal babies formed the control group. The liver function tests of the asphyxiated group was deranged in 64.52% babies. There was 60% mortality in asphyxiated babies with deranged liver function. The serum levels of transaminases (SGOT, SGPT) and alkaline phosphatase in non-survivors were significantly higher than those of survivors.
Authors:
A Saili; M S Sarna; G Gathwala; S Kumari; A K Dutta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0019-6061     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-27     Completed Date:  1991-06-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1291-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neonatal Unit, Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Asphyxia Neonatorum / physiopathology*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Liver / physiopathology*
Liver Function Tests

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