Enteral paracetamol or Intravenous Indomethacin for Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Neonates: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Dash2015EnteralPO,
  title={Enteral paracetamol or Intravenous Indomethacin for Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Neonates: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Swarup Kumar Dash and Nandkishor S Kabra and Bhupendra S Avasthi and Shobha Sharma and Phalguni Padhi and Javed Ahmed},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={573-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of enteral paracetamol and intravenous indomethacin for closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm neonates. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Level III neonatal intensive care unit. PARTICIPANTS 77 preterm neonates with birth weight ?1500 g and PDA size ?1.5 mm, with left to right ductal flow with left atrium to aortic root ratio >1.5:1; diagnosed by 2D-Echo within first 48 hours of life. INTERVENTION Paracetamol drops through the… CONTINUE READING
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