Heparin therapy: a potential risk factor for fractures in preterm neonates

Arvind Sehgal, K Vunnam, Alex Veldman, Paul Monagle, Atul Malhotra, G Whiteley

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Abstract

The majority of bone mineralization occurs during the third trimester of pregnancy and preterm infants are likely to have depleted stores. This puts them at greater risk of fractures. Heparin has been shown to cause osteopenia in adults though fractures are uncommon.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-90
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Heparin therapy: a potential risk factor for fractures in preterm neonates. / Sehgal, Arvind; Vunnam, K; Veldman, Alex; Monagle, Paul; Malhotra, Atul; Whiteley, G.

In: Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012, p. 87-90.

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