Cord Blood Albumin as A Predictor of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Prospective Open Label Study

Cord Blood Albumin as A Predictor of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Prospective, Open Label Study

  • Hardik Ramanbhai Chauhan
  • Alpa Nileshbhai Parekh
  • Jayendra Ratilal Gohil
Keywords: Neonates, Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia (NH),Cord serum albumin(CSA),Total serum bilirubin, Prediction

Abstract

Introduction: Neonatal jaundice is commonest physical finding during first week of life. Over 2/3 of full term newborn develop the neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NH). Serum bilirubin over >15% is found in 3% of normal term neonates1. In significant number of babies (6.5%) are develop neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. It’s most common cause of readmission of babies during early neonatal period. Method: This prospective study was conducted in Gopnath maternity home and neonatal intensive care unit of Sir T General Hospital, Bhavnagar. [Hardik C NJIRM 2017; 8(5):41-43]

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Published
2018-02-05
How to Cite
Chauhan, H. R., Parekh, A. N., & Gohil, J. R. (2018). Cord Blood Albumin as A Predictor of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Prospective Open Label Study: Cord Blood Albumin as A Predictor of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: A Prospective, Open Label Study. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 8(5), 41-43. Retrieved from http://nicpd.ac.in/ojs-/index.php/njirm/article/view/1303
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