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Clinical Summary

Extra amino acids for extremely preterm infants not beneficial

Susan London   |   17 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Extremely preterm infants were not more likely to survive to a corrected age of 2 years without neurodisability when given extra parenteral amino acids for the first 5 days of life.

Why this matters

  • Some evidence has led to recommendations for earlier and higher amino acid intake for this...

          

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