A randomized control trial of phototherapy and 20% albumin versus phototherapy and saline in Kilifi, Kenya
ObjectiveThe 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.
ResultsOne hundred and eighteen neonates wer... Expand abstract
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