Renal outcome of neonatal renal venous thrombosis: review of 28 patients and effectiveness of fibrinolytics and heparin in 10 patients.

@article{Messinger2006RenalOO,
  title={Renal outcome of neonatal renal venous thrombosis: review of 28 patients and effectiveness of fibrinolytics and heparin in 10 patients.},
  author={Yoav H Messinger and Jan Watterson Sheaffer and Jeanne D. Mrozek and Clark M. Smith and Alan Sinaiko},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 5},
  pages={e1478-84}
}
OBJECTIVES Neonatal renal venous thrombosis is a rare disorder that can result in severe renal damage. To evaluate the experience over 10 years and review the effectiveness of fibrinolytic and/or heparin therapy, chart reviews were performed for newborns with renal venous thrombosis. PATIENTS, INTERVENTIONS, AND OUTCOME MEASURES: Twenty-eight newborns with renal venous thrombosis were treated at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Fairview University Medical Center from 1991 to… CONTINUE READING

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Ten neonates received either unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin for 3 days to 7 months .
Renal outcome of neonatal renal venous thrombosis : review of 28 patients and effectiveness of fibrinolytics and heparin in 10 patients .
Seven neonates were treated with fibrinolytics and unfractionated heparin ( 4 neonates with unilateral renal venous thrombosis and 3 with bilateral renal venous thrombosis ) .
Seven neonates were treated with fibrinolytics and unfractionated heparin ( 4 neonates with unilateral renal venous thrombosis and 3 with bilateral renal venous thrombosis ) .
Most neonatal renal venous thrombosis is unilateral and does not respond to fibrinolytic therapy and heparin .
Seven neonates were treated with fibrinolytics and unfractionated heparin ( 4 neonates with unilateral renal venous thrombosis and 3 with bilateral renal venous thrombosis ) .
Seven neonates were treated with fibrinolytics and unfractionated heparin ( 4 neonates with unilateral renal venous thrombosis and 3 with bilateral renal venous thrombosis ) .
To evaluate the experience over 10 years and review the effectiveness of fibrinolytic and/or heparin therapy , chart reviews were performed for newborns with renal venous thrombosis .
Three infants with unilateral renal venous thrombosis treated with heparin alone did not seem to benefit from such therapy .
Ten neonates received either unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin for 3 days to 7 months .
Ten neonates received either unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin for 3 days to 7 months .
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