Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.842

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 43/117 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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September 2014: Propranolol is an effective treatment for infantile haemangiomas

Systemic propranolol was found to be highly effective for treatment of complicated infantile haemangiomas according to a retrospective study of 207 children. It gave rapid responses and a significant reduction in haemangioma scores. Relevant side effects that might have made it necessary to discontinue the treatment were not observed. ‘Our study demonstrates that systemic propranolol is a highly effective treatment that is nearly always safe’, Markus Schneider and his co-authors conclude. See (pp. 977–983).
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A retrospective analysis of systemic propranolol for the treatment of complicated infantile haemangiomas.
In an editorial, Rupert Handgretinger describes how an accidental discovery paved the way for the treatment of complicated infantile haemangiomas. See (pp. 896–897).
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How an accidental discovery paved the way for the treatment of complicated infantile haemangiomas

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