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Sodium glycerophosphate in the treatment of neonatal hypophosphataemia.
  1. I. Costello,
  2. C. Powell,
  3. A. F. Williams
  1. Pharmacy Department, St George's Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    Nineteen very low birthweight (mean (SD) gestational age 28 (3) weeks) were parenterally fed nutrition solutions containing inorganic calcium and phosphorus salts. All infants had hypophosphataemia. Plasma concentrations were maintained between 1.5 mmol/l and 2.2 mmol/l. Plasma phosphorus concentrations reached 1.5 mmol/l or greater in three patients after 12 hours, in a further nine patients after 36 hours, and in all patients by 60 hours. Changes in plasma calcium concentrations were not significant.

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