Anastasia Rakow

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OBJECTIVES Heparin addition to infusion fluids is used to prolong catheter patency in newborns. Heparin may also induce adverse effects such as bleeding complications and immune-mediated heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). One objective was peripheral venous catheter patency with heparinization of continuous infusions (0.5 IU/mL). Secondary objectives(More)
OBJECTIVE There are limited data for counseling on and management of periviable small-for-gestational-age (SGA) fetuses. We therefore aimed to investigate the short-term outcome of periviable SGA fetuses in relation to the likely underlying cause. METHODS This was a retrospective study of data from three London tertiary fetal medicine centers obtained(More)
BACKGROUND Due to the increase of cardiovascular diseases acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) has become one of the most frequently prescribed drugs these days. Despite the rising number of patients with ASA medication presenting for elective general and abdominal surgery and the potentially increased risk of hemorrhage in these patients, there are no clear,(More)