Packed red blood cell transfusion (PRBC) attenuates intestinal blood flow responses to feedings in pre-term neonates with normalization at 24 hours.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To determine whether packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion affects post-prandial superior mesenteric artery blood flow velocities (SMA BFVs) in very-low birth weight (VLBW) neonates and if so, at what time point after transfusion restoration of previous SMA BFV patterns occurs. DESIGN/METHODS VLBW pre-term neonates, older than 14 days and… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2014.971746

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