Albumin administration combined with phototherapy in treatment of hyperbilirubinaemia in low-birth-weight infants.

@article{Ebbesen1981AlbuminAC,
  title={Albumin administration combined with phototherapy in treatment of hyperbilirubinaemia in low-birth-weight infants.},
  author={Finn Ebbesen and R. Marc Brodersen},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1981},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={649-53}
}
Fifty-nine jaundiced light treated newborn infants with low birth weight were studied. At onset of phototherapy 30 infants received 1 g human serum albumin per kg body weight as a 9% solution containing sodium caprylate and N-acetyltryptophan as stabilizers. 29 infants did not receive human serum albumin and served as controls. Blood samples were taken before initiation of the therapy and again 24 and 48 h thereafter, and the following determinations were made: Serum concentrations of… CONTINUE READING

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