Closure of patent ductus arteriosus with oral ibuprofen suspension in premature newborns: a pilot study.

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OBJECTIVE Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a common finding among premature infants, is conventionally treated by intravenous indomethacin. Intravenous ibuprofen was recently shown to be as effective and to have fewer adverse reactions in preterm infants. If equally effective, then oral ibuprofen for PDA closure would have several important advantages over… (More)

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@article{Heyman2003ClosureOP, title={Closure of patent ductus arteriosus with oral ibuprofen suspension in premature newborns: a pilot study.}, author={Eli Heyman and Iris Morag and David Batash and Rimona Keidar and Shaul Baram and Matitiahu Berkovitch}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2003}, volume={112 5}, pages={e354} }