EPO in very preterm infants does not improve neurodevelopmental outcomes at 2 years

Posted by on May 17, 2016 4:18 pm
Categories: health

A new study randomly assigned 448 preterm infants born between 26 weeks 0 days’ and 31 weeks 6 days’ gestation to receive either high-dose recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) or placebo (saline) intravenously within 3 hours, at 12 to 18 hours, and at 36 to 42 hours after birth.

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