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 CASE SERIES
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 312-314

Oral paracetamol in treatment of closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates


Department of Neonatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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B Jasani
Department of Neonatology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.123164

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We herewith report a case series of six premature neonates with hemodynamically significant paten ductus successfully treated with oral paracetamol. This is a first case series describing the use of oral paracetamol treatment patent ductus in preterm neonates from India. Further prospective randomized-controlled trials are needed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral paracetamol in the treatment of patent ductus in preterm neonates.






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