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Treatment of Chylothorax in a Premature Infant Using Somatostatin


We describe a case of spontaneous chylothorax in a premature infant successfully treated by octreotide after other forms of conservative therapy were not effective.

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Goto, M., Kawamata, K., Kitano, M. et al. Treatment of Chylothorax in a Premature Infant Using Somatostatin. J Perinatol 23, 563–564 (2003).

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