Effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate on neuroprotection and mortality in preterm infants: a meta-analysis.

@article{Costantine2009EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate on neuroprotection and mortality in preterm infants: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Maged M. Costantine and Steven J. Weiner},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={114 2 Pt 1},
  pages={354-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the evidence regarding neuroprotective effects of antenatal exposure to magnesium sulfate. DATA SOURCES We conducted database searches of MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library and Controlled Trials Register, as well as the ClinicalTrials.gov and International Clinical Trials Register websites. Bibliographies of all relevant articles were reviewed. METHODS OF STUDY SELECTION Randomized controlled trials comparing magnesium sulfate with placebo/other treatment in patients at risk… CONTINUE READING