JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.28, no.1, pp.16-22, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
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Objective: Numerous investigations have demonstrated that phototherapy (PT) directly or indirectly causes ductal patency by photorelaxation effect. In this observational study, we aimed to assess the effect of PT on the incidence of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) together with prostaglandins (PGE(2)) and (PGI(2)) levels in preterm infants.