Extreme preterm neonate with fetal warfarin syndrome

Birbal, Risa, Olaniyi, Olushola and Clarke, Paul (2021) Extreme preterm neonate with fetal warfarin syndrome. Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition. ISSN 1359-2998

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Abstract

A 25+3 week gestation male infant weighing 493 g was delivered via caesarean section for intrauterine growth restriction and abnormal Dopplers. The mother was on long-term thromboprophylactic warfarin 5 mg/day due to her prosthetic mechanical heart valve following childhood rheumatic fever. Once pregnancy was diagnosed, at 4+0 weeks’ gestation, warfarin was discontinued and low-molecular-weight heparin was started. Warfarin was recommenced at 12+1 weeks’ gestation after a small maternal stroke.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2022 12:30
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2022 15:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82869
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2021-323295

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