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Liberal platelet transfusion does not expedite patent ductus arteriosus closure

00:01 EDT 2 Apr 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. For preterm infants with echocardiographically-confirmed patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) within the first 14 days of life, there was no significant difference in the timing of PDA closure between infants who received liberal versus restrictive platelet transfusions. 2. Infants in the liberal transfusion group had significantly higher rates of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) of any grade […]
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