Is phototherapy a risk factor for ileus in high-risk neonates?


BACKGROUND Abdominal distension and bile stained aspirates are common in high-risk neonates under phototherapy (PT). OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of ileus and related risk factors in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) neonates who did/did not receive PT. DESIGN/METHODS Retrospective detailed analysis of data on 52 consecutive ELBW neonatal… (More)


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@article{Raghavan2005IsPA, title={Is phototherapy a risk factor for ileus in high-risk neonates?}, author={Kadalraja Raghavan and Emily K Thomas and Sanjay Patole and Reinhold Muller}, journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians}, year={2005}, volume={18 2}, pages={129-31} }