Pentoxifylline therapy for late-onset sepsis in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND The role of pentoxifylline (PTX) in reducing mortality associated with neonatal sepsis is not well established. We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of PTX as an adjunct to antibiotics on mortality and morbidity in preterm infants with late-onset sepsis (LOS). METHODS Double blind, randomized controlled trial was conducted on 120 preterm… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000698

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@article{Shabaan2015PentoxifyllineTF, title={Pentoxifylline therapy for late-onset sepsis in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial.}, author={Abd Elazeez Shabaan and Nehad Abdelsalam Nasef and Basma Osama Shouman and Islam Nour and Abeer Mesbah and H Abdel-Hady}, journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal}, year={2015}, volume={34 6}, pages={e143-8} }