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A randomized control trial of phototherapy and 20% albumin versus phototherapy and saline in Kilifi, Kenya

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Objective

The study evaluated the efficacy of phototherapy and 20% albumin infusion to reduce total serum bilirubin (TSB) in neonates with severe hyperbilirubinemia. The primary outcome was a reduction of TSB at the end of treatment. The secondary outcomes were the need for exchange transfusion, inpatient mortality, neurological outcomes at discharge, and development outcomes at 12-months follow-up.

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One hundred and eighteen neonates wer... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13104-019-4632-2

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0000-0002-1889-7552
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SE-Other
Department:
External
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3686-7904
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
12
Article number:
617
Publication date:
2019-09-23
Acceptance date:
2019-09-11
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EISSN:
1756-0500
Pmid:
31547861
Source identifiers:
1055841
Language:
English
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pubs:1055841
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2020-01-02

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