Paracetamol for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Terrin G., Conte F., Oncel M. Y. , Scipione A., McNamara P. J. , Simons S., ...More

ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION, vol.101, no.2, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307312
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION

Abstract

Objectives We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of all the available evidence to assess the efficacy and safety of paracetamol for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in neonates, and to explore the effects of clinical variables on the risk of closure.