hyperbilirubinemia


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Noun1.hyperbilirubinemia - abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia - a common disorder that is usually due to immaturity of the liver; usually subsides spontaneously
icterus, jaundice - yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
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hy·per·bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a

n. hiperbilirrubinemia, exceso de bilirrubina en la sangre.
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Najati et al., (2010) [15] also concluded that majority of patients had an unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia probably due to breast non feeding.
Usefullness of the Kramer's index in the diagnosis of hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn.
GE Healthcare has introduced its Lullaby LED phototherapy product at Arab Health, which addresses the needs of infants who are at risk of hyperbilirubinemia, a condition caused when there is too much bilirubin in the blood.
Lactation failure can cause several serious problems such as reduced caloric intake for the infant, dehydration, hypernatremia and hyperbilirubinemia in the first days of life.
The risk of a composite outcome including death, adverse respiratory outcomes, hypoglycemia, treated hyperbilirubinemia, generalized seizures, necrotizing enterocolitis, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, periventricular leukomalacia, and suspected or proven sepsis was 6.1% in those in the 36- to 38-week group, compared with 2.5% in the 39- to 40-week group, Dr.
32), neonatal hyperbilirubinemia test methods for G6PD mentions that 50 mL and 10 mL of blood are required.
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NHB), one of the most common problems pediatricians encounter in their clinical practice, remains a topic of interest and debate (1,2).
The patient also had hemolysis, hypotension, vomiting and hyperbilirubinemia which can predispose and contribute to the pathogenesis of acute renal failure (3,4).
The Question: Does screening all newborns for elevated bilirubin levels impact the incidence of severe hyperbilirubinemia cases and the use of phototherapy?
Because of myelosuppression, which was unexpected from chemotherapy, hyperbilirubinemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and hypofibrinogenemia, the patient was thought to have HPS.
The most frequently reported liver-related events included hyperbilirubinemia, jaundice, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy.
Hyperbilirubinemia is the most common ailment requiring medical attention in newborns.