Incidence of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
with Respect to Birth Weight Weight (KG) Gender Total (%) Male Female LBW (<2.5 Kgs.) 11 (19.6%) 12 (27.2%) 23 (23%) Normal 45 (80.4%) 32 (72.8%) 77 (77%) Total 56 44 100 Table 2.
Risk factors for severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Education of primary health care workers about the dangers, signs, and management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
is also essential .
Increased incidence of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
in preterm and low birth weight babies can be explained on the basis of hepatic immaturity, increased bilirubin load, decreased synthesis of ligandin (Y protein) and decreased UDPG (T) activity.
Stevenson, "Drug therapy: neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Prematurity was another reason for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
. 5 cases were there.
This review offers a perspective on neonatal jaundice by examining bilirubin metabolism, bilirubin neurotoxicity, the management of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
, and methods for the clinical assessment of neonatal jaundice.
An American Academy of Pediatrics subcommittee is revising its guidelines on neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
in light of continuing reports of clinically significant but preventable neonatal jaundice and kernicterus.
Hospital readmission due to neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
. Pediatrics 1995;96:727-9.
The new treatment, which he calls an important "first step" toward fulfilling that dream, "...represents a promising and new approach to the prevention of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
Meanwhile neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
might be a serious concern in premature neonates with delayed cord clamping,  and in our study we also observed a trend of higher bilirubin levels in DCC group, but this difference was not statistically significant.