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Prophylactic indomethacin can harm very low birthweight babies with severe CHD

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A 12 year review of very low birthweight babies with severe congenital heart disease (CHD) has discovered that prophylactic indomethacin for patent ductus arteriosus can compromise a poor outcome still further. The risk would be significant if indomethacin treatment were to increase, claim the researchers.

Mortality was significantly …

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