Transfusion related morbidity in premature babies: Possible mechanisms and implications for practice.

Abstract

Many premature babies, especially those with a low birth weight are given multiple transfusions during their first few weeks of life. The major serious complications of prematurity include bronchopulmonary dysplasia, with lesser incidences of retinopathy of prematurity, intraventricular haemorrhage, and necrotising enterocolitis. Many studies have shown… (More)
DOI: 10.5409/wjcp.v3.i3.19

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