- Hyponatraemic hypertensive syndrome in two extremely low birthweight infantsD Bourchier
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
J Paediatr Child Health 39:312-4. 2003..Immature renal tubular function and relative aldosterone resistance could place the extremely low birthweight infant at increased risk for the condition. The paucity of reports suggests that the condition might be under-recognized...
- Plasma aldosterone levels in the 1st week of life in infants of less than 30 weeks gestationDavid Bourchier
Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Waikato Hospital, Private Bag 3200, Hamilton, New Zealand
Eur J Pediatr 164:141-5. 2005..Conclusion:Plasma aldosterone levels in this extremely premature cohort were significantly greater than those reported in more mature infants. Important determinants were severity of illness and sodium homeostasis...