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Table 1 Data from the literature and present study regarding clinical presentation of newborns with symptomatic hyperkalemia associated with maternal ritodrine use

From: Neonatal rebound hyperkalemia associated with ritodrine alone: a case report

Author GW BW (g) Onset (h) K+ (mmol/L) Symptoms Outcome
Present case 36 2504 27 8.7 VT, VF Death
Takayanagi4) 37 2866 20 9.8 Wide QRS, bradycardia Survived healthy
37 2814 19 8.3 Pallor, poor activity Survived healthy
  1. GW Gestational week, BW Body weight at birth, VT Ventricular tachycardia, VF Ventricular fibrillation