Treatment of patent ductus arteriosus: indomethacin or ibuprofen?

  title={Treatment of patent ductus arteriosus: indomethacin or ibuprofen?},
  author={Nehama Linder and Rachel Bello and Adriana G Hern{\'a}ndez and Chava Rosen and Einat Birk and Lea Sirota and Yelena Pushkov and Gil Klinger},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  volume={27 5},
We compared ibuprofen and indomethacin for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm infants. A retrospective comparative study was conducted at a pediatric tertiary center in preterm infants diagnosed with PDA. Infants born from January 2000 to June 2003 were treated with indomethacin, whereas infants born from July 2003 to November 2005 were treated with ibuprofen. The two treatment groups were compared. Demographic data and clinical, laboratory, and outcome data were… CONTINUE READING


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