The company stated stannsoporfin is a heme oxygenase inhibitor under investigation for its potential to reduce the production of bilirubin in infants at risk for severe neonatal jaundice
The delay in treatment caused the boy to suffer severe kernicterus - a very rare type of brain damage that occurs in a newborn with severe jaundice
Material and Methods: Two hundred and thirty patients diagnosed as having obstructive jaundice
and undergoing ERCP who fulfilled the inclusion criteria were included in the study from the outpatient and indoor department of Gastroenterology-Hepatology Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore.
Neonatal physiologic jaundice
can be a result of increased bilirubin production secondary to accelerated destruction of erythrocytes or decreased excretory capacity secondary to low levels of ligandin which is a binding protein for bilirubin in hepatocytes and low activity of bilirubin-conjugating enzyme uridine diphosphoglucuronyltransferase (UDPGT).
It has been reported that tissue damage and endotoxemia related to obstructive jaundice
causes an increase in the production of oxygen free-radicals which in turn increases lipid peroxidation (3, 4).
Objectives: To determine the frequency of ABO incompatibility causing jaundice
in neonates coming to a pediatric public sector hospital.
remains a leading cause of preventable brain damage, mental handicap, physical disabilities and early death among infants.
However, very few case reports of obstructive jaundice
from metastatic malignant melanoma to the ampulla of Vater have been reported.
Objective: To compare the mean decrease in serum bilirubin after intermittent versus continuous phototherapy in the treatment of jaundice
Prior information notice without call for competition: neonatal incubators jaundice
management equipment and related accessories.
is a very common condition worldwide occurring in up to 60% of term and 80% of preterm newborns in the first week of life with 5 to 10% needing intervention for treatment of hyperbilirubinemia.
We report two similar cases of neonatal jaundice
requiring exchange transfusion that subsequently developed sensorineural hearing loss.
Background: Obstructive jaundice
is a condition caused by blockage of the flow of bile out of the liver.
The medical personnel said on October 11 that the increase in the number of people suffering from various forms of hepatitis and jaundice
is particularly observed.
Acute hemolytic crisis is the most common presentation of G6PD deficiency but in neonatal period it usually presents as jaundice