Broad Band Emission LED Phototherapy Source Versus Narrow Band

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    Recruiting
  • days left to enroll
    5
  • participants needed
    110
  • sponsor
    Erebouni Medical Center
Updated on 8 March 2022

Summary

Phototherapy is the most frequently used treatment in neonatology when serum bilirubin levels exceed physiological limits. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are become routinely used for phototherapy in neonates with hyperbilirubinemia. Blue LED light with peak emission around 460 nm is regarded as the most suitable light sources for phototherapy and they recommended by most neonatal guidelines. However, the effectiveness of phototherapy with narrow-band LED light sources can be increased by expanding the spectral range of incident radiation within the absorption of bilirubin due to the strongly marked heterogeneity absorption properties of bilirubin in a different microenvironment. Longer wavelength light, such as green light, is expected to penetrate the infant's skin deeper. It is still controversial whether the use of green light has any advantage over blue light. The most effective and safest light source and the optimal method to evaluate phototherapy, however, remain unknown.The aim of this study was to compare, at equal light irradiance, the clinical efficacy of broad spectrum bluegreen LED with blue narrow spectral band phototherapy device.

Details
Condition Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, Jaundice, Neonatal
Treatment Blue-Green LED photoherapy
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05257369
SponsorErebouni Medical Center
Last Modified on8 March 2022

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Inclusion Criteria

non-haemolytic hyperbilirubinaemia, but otherwise healthy, indications for phototherapy based on NICE criteria, gestational age ≥33 weeks, birth weight ≥1800 g, postnatal age >24 hrs and ≤14 days

Exclusion Criteria

hemolytic jaundice, major congenital animalities and history of phototherapy. Infants with indication of intensive treatment double phototherapy were not included
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