NICU study finds longer caffeine therapy may reduce hypoxia

01/28/2014 | Medscape (free registration)

A study that included 16 NICUs found premature infants have intermittent hypoxia even after they stop having apnea. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences reported in JAMA Pediatrics that the frequency of intermittent hypoxia may be reduced by extending caffeine treatment beyond 34 weeks, but long-term benefits and risks are unknown.

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