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Ibuprofen is commonly used in #neonates with PDA, but its benefit is uncertain.
this is a multicenter, noninferiority trial, PDA (dia, >1.5 mm, with L-R shunting) who were extr preterm (<28 weeks’ GA) to receive either expectant management or early ibuprofen Tx
#MedEd #MedTwitter
The noninferiority of expectant Mx as compared with early ibuprofen Tx was defined as an abs risk diff with an upper boundary of the one-sided 95% CI of < 10 %ge pts.
A total of 273 infants underwent randomization. The median gestational age was 26 weeks, and the median birth weight was 845 g.
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2/4 "... with a potential to improve U.S. #perinatal #outcomes with organizational models that more closely resemble those of #England and the #Netherlands."
3/4 "In the U.S., however, a decidedly different pattern emerged. #Vaginal #births without #induction or #augmentation in U.S. hospitals were far more likely to occur during #standard #working #hours."

#infant #neonates #prenatal #perinatal #health #outcomes #maternal
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Hi #MedTwitter & #NephTwitter
How's everyone doing? while waiting for the #Election2020, let's do a #Tweetorial on #Neonatal #Hypertension
@MedTweetorials @EBNEO @AAPneonatal
Summarizing nice review by Drs. Dionne, @CabitbolZyx & @drjosflynn…
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First, what is the ideal protocol for BP measurement in neonates?
Realizing that it is sometimes challenging to meet all these requirements in the #NICU.
What are the normal BP values in newborns by gestational age?
In #preterm and LBW infants, in day 1 of life, BP correlates with birth weight and GA. This correlation is not as evident in healthy, term infants.
BP increases in the first postnatal days.
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