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ba0002p166 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Severe metabolic bone disease of prematurity following continuous veno–veno haemofiltration

Elder Charlotte , Arundel Paul , Perring Jeff , Bishop Nick

A first twin born at 28 weeks gestation weighing 630 g underwent an end-to-end anastamosis for colonic stricture on day 92 of life. He collapsed with severe Escherichia coli sepsis post-operatively and became anuric. Veno–veno haemofiltration (CVVH) was instituted as a life-preserving measure, continuing for 3 days.On day 119, osteopaenia and rachitic changes were noted on a chest X-ray. Review of his prior biochemistry showed a precipitous...