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Reducing the Duration of Phototherapy for Neonatal Jaundice by Cholestyramine Administration

  • D. Nicolopoulos
  • E. Hadjigeorgiou
  • A. Malamitsi-Puchner
  • N. Kalpoyannis

Abstract

In 1975 Arrowsmith et al1 reported that, in treating a child with Crigler-Najjar syndrome, the duration of phototherapy necessary to maintain the bilirubin below certain levels was reduced by the administration of cholestyramine.

Keywords

Serum Bilirubin Level Neonatal Jaundice Taurocholic Acid Unconjugated Bilirubin Jaundice Neonate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Nicolopoulos
    • 1
  • E. Hadjigeorgiou
    • 1
  • A. Malamitsi-Puchner
    • 1
  • N. Kalpoyannis
    • 1
  1. 1.Neonatal Dept. of Alexandra Maternity HospitalAthens 611Greece

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