Iron overload in very low birth weight infants: Serum Ferritin and adverse outcomes

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/296277
Title:
Iron overload in very low birth weight infants: Serum Ferritin and adverse outcomes
Authors:
Barrett, M; Freyne, B; Molloy, E
Publisher:
Paediatric Research
Journal:
Paediatric Research
Issue Date:
Nov-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/296277
Abstract:
Adequate iron isessential for growth and haematpoiesis. Oral iron supplementation is the standard of care in VLBW infants. Post mortem evidence has confirmed significant iron overload. Excessive free iron has been associated with free radical formation and brain injury in term infants.
Item Type:
Presentation
Language:
en

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorBarrett, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorFreyne, Ben_GB
dc.contributor.authorMolloy, Een_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-17T15:19:03Z-
dc.date.available2013-07-17T15:19:03Z-
dc.date.issued2011-11-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/296277-
dc.description.abstractAdequate iron isessential for growth and haematpoiesis. Oral iron supplementation is the standard of care in VLBW infants. Post mortem evidence has confirmed significant iron overload. Excessive free iron has been associated with free radical formation and brain injury in term infants.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPaediatric Researchen_GB
dc.titleIron overload in very low birth weight infants: Serum Ferritin and adverse outcomesen_GB
dc.typePresentationen
dc.identifier.journalPaediatric Researchen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen
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