Chuan-zhong Yang

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BACKGROUND The incidence of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is high in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. Indomethacin has been widely used in the prophylaxis and treatment of hemodynamically significant PDA. This retrospective study was undertaken to identify factors such as birth weight, gestational age, gender, fetal growth retardation, ductal(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship between the levels of erythropoietin (EPO) in serum and brain injury in preterm infants. METHODS Three hundred and four preterm infants (gestational age: 28-34 weeks) born between October 2014 and September 2015 were enrolled in this study. Brain injury was diagnosed using cerebral ultrasound and MRI. The levels of EPO,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the fat emulsion tolerance in preterm infants of different gestational ages in the early stage after birth. METHODS A total of 98 preterm infants were enrolled and divided into extremely preterm infant group (n=17), early preterm infant group (n=48), and moderate-to-late preterm infant group (n=33). According to the dose of fat(More)
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