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Neonatal acute kidney injury: recording rate, course, and outcome: one center experience

Abstract Background: Neonates, and particularly preterm newborns, are at increased risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) due to immature kidney function. While specific criteria have been defined for AKI in this particular population, this diagnosis is frequently overlooked, and consequently, … Continue reading

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The effect of twin-to-twin delivery time intervals on neonatal outcome for second twins

This retrospective, hospital-based study, performed at a university teaching hospital in Western Sweden examines the effect of twin-to-twin delivery intervals on neonatal outcome for second twins. Twin deliveries between 2008 and 2014 at ≥32 + 0 weeks of gestation, where the first twin … Continue reading

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Mothers’ weight gain and premature twins’ illnesses

While some women put on too much weight during their pregnancies some women don’t put on enough. This can be a particular problem for women who are having twins. In this study Candice W. Greenan, from the University of South … Continue reading

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Does birth order make a difference in premature twins?

This study – led by Elad Mei-Dan from the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto – looked at whether birth order made a difference to the health of very premature twins. 6,636 babies were involved in the study which found … Continue reading

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