Serum magnesium in the first week of life in extremely low birth weight infants.
AffiliationDepartment of Paediatrics, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. email@example.com
Infant, Extremely Low Birth Weight
Infant, Premature, Diseases
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CitationSerum magnesium in the first week of life in extremely low birth weight infants. 2012, 101 (4):274-7 Neonatology
AbstractEvidence that antenatal administration of magnesium sulfate (MgSO(4)) to women in preterm labor may confer fetal neuroprotection is growing. MgSO(4) crosses the placenta and can affect the neonate. Magnesium homeostasis in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants remains to be clarified.