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Nitroglycerin for severe ischemic injury after peripheral arterial line in a preterm infant.
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PMID:  23301717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Preterm infants admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) often receive either umbilical- or peripheral arterial lines, for frequent blood sampling and monitoring arterial blood pressure. However, arterial lines can lead to severe complications [1] such as tissue ischemia and as a result necrosis of extremities. The consequences of necrotic lesions can be severe and result in thromboembolic events, occurring days or weeks after catheterization.[2] Although no standard approach exists, treatment with topical Nitroglycerin has been described in case reports. ©2013 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2013 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Rita Kamar; Jeroen J van Vonderen; Enrico Lopriore; Arjan B Te Pas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  LETTER     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2013 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2013 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.
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