Metabolic and respiratory e V ects of theophylline in the preterm infant

@inproceedings{Carnielli2000MetabolicAR,
  title={Metabolic and respiratory e V ects of theophylline in the preterm infant},
  author={Virgilio Paolo Carnielli and Giovanna Verlato and Franca Benini and K. Rossi and Monica Cavedagni and Marco Filippone and Eugenio Baraldi and Franco Zacchello},
  year={2000}
}
Background—Methylxanthines are often administered to preterm infants for the treatment of apnoea. Aims—To study the eVects of theophylline on energy metabolism, physical activity, and lung mechanics in preterm infants. Methods—Indirect calorimetry was performed for six hours before and after administration of a bolus of theophylline (5 mg/kg) in 18 preterm… CONTINUE READING