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Which to measure, systemic or organ blood flow? Middle cerebral artery and superior vena cava flow in very preterm infants
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    Systemic and cerebral blood flow: response to Evans et al
    • Christopher M Kissack, Neonatal Higher Subspeciality Trainee
    • Other Contributors:
      • Stephen P. Wardle and A. Michael Weindling

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the findings of Evans et al. concerning the changes in middle cerebral artery (MCA) haemodynamics over the first two days after birth in preterm infants.[1]

    Evans et al. demonstrated a significant change in several Doppler velocity measures in the MCA, including systolic, diastolic and mean velocity, pulsatility index and velocity time integral, during days 1 and...

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