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Vasopressin for the Treatment of Neonatal Hypotension

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Vasopressin (pitressin), also known as arginine vasopressin (AVP), is an antidiuretic hormone formed in the hypothalamus and secreted from the posterior pituitary gland. Various forms of exogenous vasopressin exist and have been used in neonates to treat conditions such as diabetes insipidus. Vasopressin has also been studied on a limited basis for use in the treatment of catecholamine-resistant hypotension in vasodilatory shock. Hypotension is a significant problem resulting in increased morbidity in preterm, septic, and postsurgical neonates. This article will discuss the role of vasopressin and its use as a therapeutic agent in the treatment of hypotension in the neonate.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 2013

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