Effectiveness of iron therapy on breath-holding spells.

  title={Effectiveness of iron therapy on breath-holding spells.},
  author={Azhar S. Daoud and Anwar Batieha and Mahmoud Y Al-Sheyyab and F. M. Abuekteish and Saad Hijazi},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={130 4},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of iron therapy on breath-holding spells (BHS). METHODOLOGY Sixty-seven children with BHS were enrolled in a clinical trial to evaluate the effect of iron therapy on BHS. At the beginning of therapy, the clinical, laboratory, and demographic characteristics of the patients in the treatment group (n = 33) and placebo group (n = 34) were comparable. Patients were assessed weekly for the first 8 weeks and then every 2 weeks for… CONTINUE READING

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