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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 251-251

 

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NSAID Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Preterm Neonates with Patent Ductusarteriosus
Naved Anjum Qureshi, V.R. Kalrao, S.K. Lalwani, J.V. Sharma
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University and Medical College, Pune, India
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Abstract

  The standard care for patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure in preterms is by cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) indomethacin or brufen. Administration of NSAIDs may precipitate acute kidney injury (AKI).
 


Corresponding Author : Naved Anjum Qureshi