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Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 49, Issue 9, pp 704–705 | Cite as

Late preterm births: Major cause of prematurity and adverse outcomes of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

  • Vinod K. BhutaniEmail author
Editorials

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© Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal and Developmental MedicineStanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s HospitalStanfordUSA

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