Merel Boesveld

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prescribing patterns of the first antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) course in our tertiary referral centre from 2005 until 2010. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a retrospective cohort study including all women who received ACS between 24(+0) and 34(+0) weeks of gestation. Main outcome measure was the number of women who delivered within(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the management of imminent preterm delivery with respect to prescription of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) and referral to a tertiary center. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study existing of 1 perinatal center and 9 referring hospitals. All women who received their first dose of ACS in 1 of the 10 hospitals between 24+0 and(More)
Although a leukemoid reaction is a well-recognized phenomenon in the neonatal intensive care unit, transient extreme hyperleukocytosis in premature infants is rare. The exact mechanism is still unclear and several hypotheses are documented in the literature. In this case report, we describe 2 dichorionic diamniotic premature twins, of whom the 2 girls had(More)
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