Document Detail

Necrotizing enterocolitis after red blood cell transfusion in preterm infants with patent ductus arteriosus: a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22938036     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Aim:  Both patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion are risk factors of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). The combination of PDA and PRBC transfusion may have a synergistic effect on the intestinal circulation. Methods: We present four cases of NEC in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants within 14 hours after PRBC transfusion. Results:  All infants were growing on full enteral feeding and they all had a PDA. Conclusion: We are concerned that the simultaneous presence of a PDA and PRBC transfusion in VLBW infants may place the infant at even greater risk of NEC than each of these factors alone. © 2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica © 2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Anna Sellmer; Lene Hjelle Tauris; Anders Johansen; Tine Brink Henriksen
Related Documents :
24498506 - Maternal serum magnesium level and low birth weight neonate.
19572846 - Pediatric transtracheal and cricothyrotomy airway devices for emergency use: which are ...
9506636 - A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation ...
16155386 - Effects of volume-targeted synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation on spontaneo...
24600826 - Not my choice: results of an online survey.
8476166 - Rigid bronchoscopy balloon catheter dilation for bronchial stenosis in infants.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica © 2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Aarhus University Hospital, Pediatric Department Randers Regional Hospital, Pediatric Department.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  What Explains Willingness to Pay for Smoking-Cessation Treatments - Addiction Level, Quit-Rate Effec...
Next Document:  Nutrigenetic screening strains of the mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori, for nutritional efficiency.