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Tin-mesoporphyrin in the treatment of refractory hyperbilirubinemia due to Rh incompatibility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23128060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the use of tin-mesoporphyrin (SnMP) in the treatment of an infant with Rh hemolytic disease. The infant's hyperbilirubinemia responded to phototherapy but every time the phototherapy was discontinued, the serum bilirubin rebounded and repeat phototherapy was necessary. A single intramuscular dose of SnMP on day 18 eliminated the need for further phototherapy and allowed us to discharge this infant.
Authors:
M J Maisels; H Yang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  899-900     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Beaumont Children's Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA.
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