All publications of “Luiza Fortunato Visconti”

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Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics associated with the evolution of the ductus arteriosus in the neonate with birth weight lower than 1,500g

Luiza Fortunato Visconti, Samira Saady Morhy, Alice D'Agostini Deutsch, Gláucia Maria Penha Tavares, Tatiana Jardim Mussi Wilberg, Felipe de Souza Rossi

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000300010

Objective:To identify clinical and echocardiographic parameters associated with the evolution of the ductus arteriosus in neonates with birth weight lower than 1,500g.METHODS:Retrospective study of 119 neonates in which clinical parameters (Prenatal: maternal age, risk of infection and chorioamnionitis, use of corticosteroid, mode of delivery and gestational age. Perinatal: weight, Apgar score, gender and birth weight/gestational age classification; Postnatal: use of surfactant, sepsis, fluid intake, heart murmur, heart rate, precordial movement and pulses, use of diuretics, oxygenation index, desaturation/apnea, ventilatory support, […]