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Circulatory effects of antenatal betamethasone therapy in low birthweight infants
  1. K Allegaert,
  2. A Debeer
  1. University Hospital, Gasthuisberg, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Allegaert
    karel.allegaert{at}uz.kuleuven.ac.be

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We read with great interest the paper of Vural et al1 on the cardiac effects of single course antenatal betamethasone in preterm infants. In line with the observations of Dimitriou et al2 on the effect of betamethasone on neonatal renal function, there is still need to further document the impact of antenatally administered steroids on various extrapulmonary outcome variables such as cardiovascular stability.

We therefore would like to report on the use of dopamine in the first week …

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