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  • Condition: Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in Preterm Infants
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
  • Number of Patients: 214
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This study determined the effectiveness of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis (inflammatory bowel disease; NEC) in preterm infants.
  • Condition: Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants
  • Journal: Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Caffeine Before Ventilator Weaning
  • Number of Patients: 338
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The aim of this study was to study the clinical effect of an additional maintenance dose of caffeine citrate injection at 1 hour before ventilator weaning in improving the success rate of ventilator weaning in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) on mechanical ventilation.
  • Condition: Symptomatic Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Infants
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Indomethacin
  • Number of Patients: 880
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The study researched the use of indomethacin for treating symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.
  • Condition: Rectal Atresia Following Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Magnetic Compression Anastomosis
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This study reported a case of and infant with rectal atresia following necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) who was treated with magnetic compression anastomosis (MCA).
  • Condition: Early-Onset Severe Preeclampsia
  • Journal: Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
  • Treatment Used: Temporizing Management versus Immediate Delivery
  • Number of Patients: 56
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of temporizing management versus immediate delivery in patients with early-onset severe preeclampsia.
  • Condition: Preterm Infancy
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Individualized or Standard Diet Fortification
  • Number of Patients: 521
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using an individualized or standard diet fortification on preterm infants to improve their growth and development.
  • Condition: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) Infants
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Human Milk
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study evaluated the dose-dependent effects of human milk on bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and other neonatal morbidities in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.
  • Condition: Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Journal: Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: High-flow Nasal Cannula Versus Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Number of Patients: 2861
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of using a high-flow nasal cannula versus nasal continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in newborns.
  • Condition: Necrotising Enterocolitis
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Probiotics
  • Number of Patients: 10812
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using probiotics for the prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in very preterm or very low birth weight infants.
  • Condition: Risk of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in Preterm Infants
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) and Probiotics
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article reviews the protective role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), probiotics, and synbiotic combinations in protecting preterm infants from the pathogenic features associated with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).
  • Condition: Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Laparotomy with Intravenous Fluid Prescription
  • Number of Patients: 172
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using laparotomy with an intravenous fluid prescription to treat patients with necrotizing enterocolitis.
  • Condition: Preterm Infants
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Protein Supplementation of Human Milk
  • Number of Patients: 101
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to determine whether protein-supplemented human milk compared with unsupplemented human milk fed to preterm infants improves growth, body composition, cardio-metabolic and neurodevelopmental outcomes without significant adverse effects.
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