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Probiotics Feeding in Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection, Bacterial Sepsis and Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants
Background: It has been suggested that probiotics can reduce the overgrowth of pathogens in the bowels of preterm infants and contribute to the reduction of the incidence of nosocomial infections inExpand
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Risk factors for the development of respiratory distress syndrome and transient tachypnoea in newborn infants. Italian Group of Neonatal Pneumology.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and transient tachypnoea (TT) are the most frequent acute respiratory diseases in the newborn. This study investigated the risk factors for RDS and TT in newbornExpand
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The fate of ductus arteriosus in infants at 23–27 weeks of gestation: from spontaneous closure to ibuprofen resistance
Background: Some extremely preterm infants experience spontaneous closure of the ductus arteriosus. On the other side, a high percentage (22–30%) of preterm infants born at the lower gestational ageExpand
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Physiological weight loss chart helps to identify high‐risk infants who need breastfeeding support
Healthy, full‐term, exclusively breastfed infants are expected to lose weight in the first days after birth, but experts disagree about what constitutes a physiological neonatal weight loss and thereExpand
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Mean platelet volume and risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and intraventricular hemorrhage in extremely preterm infants.
The possible correlation between the mean platelet volume (MPV) and the occurrence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in a cohort of preterm infants wasExpand
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Risk factors for the development of respiratory distress syndrome and transient tachypnoea in newborn infants
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and transient tachypnoea (TT) are the most frequent acute respiratory diseases in the newborn. This study in- vestigated the risk factors for RDS and TT in newbornExpand
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Is breastfeeding really favoring early neonatal jaundice?
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the development of significant hyperbilirubinemia in a large unselected newborn population in a metropolitan area with particular attention to theExpand
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Presepsin for the Detection of Late-Onset Sepsis in Preterm Newborns
BACKGROUND: Late-onset sepsis (LOS) is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in preterm newborns, and currently available diagnostic tools are inadequate. The objective of this studyExpand
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Italian guidelines for the management and treatment of neonatal cholestasis
Hyperbilirubinemia is a frequent condition affecting newborns during the first two weeks of life and when it lasts more than 14 days it is defined as prolonged jaundice. This condition requiresExpand
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Blood transfusions increase cerebral, splanchnic, and renal oxygenation in anemic preterm infants.
BACKGROUND Multiprobe near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) has been used to study regional cerebral (rSO(2)C), splanchnic (rSO(2)S), and renal (rSO(2)R) tissue oxygenation in newborns. We used thisExpand
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