[Randomized multi-center trial of the administration of erythropoietin in anemia of prematurity].
- Published Article
Anales españoles de pediatría
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 1997
We have been able to find 11 controlled studies in the medical literature which deal with the clinical usage of rH-EPO in newborns. Six use the hormone in an early phase and 5 in a posterior one. Our study should be included in the later and, as happens in most of them, demonstrates the efficacy of rH-EPO in the treatment of late anemia of the preterm newborn as shown by an increment in the hemoglobin levels and a trend towards the diminution in the use of blood transfusions. We have not observed substantial adverse effects.
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