Should we definitively abandon prophylaxis for patent ductus arteriosus in preterm new-borns?

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Vassilios Fanos; Michele Pusceddu; Angelica Dessì; Maria Antonietta Marcialis;

Although the prophylactic administration of indomethacin in extremely low-birth weight infants reduces the frequency of patent ductus arteriosus and severe intraventricular hemorrhage, it does not appear to provide any long-term benefit in terms of survival without neur... View more