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Potential risk factors for the development of acute renal failure in preterm newborn infants: a case-control study
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    Apgar score is not just the number

    Dear Editor,

    This study is significant in reinforcing our observation about prenatal renal failure and their risk factors.

    If we take Apgar scores as only in numbers or analyse as continuous data then result may vary from if we label each case and control as low or normal Apgar score and analyse by Chai square method (categorical variable). Here in this study initially baseline characters were analysed tak...

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    Acute renal insufficiency in the neonatal intensive care unit
    • Andrew J F Lunn, Specialist Registrar Paediatrics
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ihab Shaheen, A R Watson

    Dear Editor



    We read with interest the report by Cataldi et al of the case control study on acute renal failure in preterm infants in 7 Italian NICUs.1We have recently completed a on...

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