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

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

B Jasani, N Kabra, RN Nanavati 
 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
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Jasani B, Kabra N, Nanavati R N. Oral paracetamol in treatment of closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates.J Postgrad Med 2013;59:312-314


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Jasani B, Kabra N, Nanavati R N. Oral paracetamol in treatment of closure of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Apr 10 ];59:312-314
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