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Immediate effects of albumin infusion in ill premature neonates.
  1. A Greenough,
  2. F Greenall,
  3. H R Gamsu
  1. Department of Child Health, King's College Hospital, London.


    Ten normotensive premature infants with idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome, and albumin concentrations of less than 30 g/l were given 5 ml/kg of 20% salt poor albumin by infusion. Concentrations measured six hours after infusion had increased significantly and these were associated with significant reduction in weight and improvement in urine output.

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