Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Gelofusine and NEC: a misleading conclusion

Statistics from

The Archimedes offering by Khashu and Balasubramaniam contains a serious error as well as a somewhat eccentric spelling of gelofusine.1 They suggest in their “Clinical bottom line” (bullet point 3) that “Weak evidence suggests an increased risk of necrotising enterocolitis with use of Gelofuscine [sic] in neonates. (Grade B)”. In fact there is no …

View Full Text


  • Competing interests: None.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.