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Table 2 Study parameters and the different types of phototherapy at 0, 24, and 48 h

From: Impact of phototherapy type and duration on serum electrolytes and blood glucose in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a prospective single-center cohort study

  Duration of phototherapy Phototherapy type p-value*
Conventional LED Intensive
Na (mmol/L) 0 h 143.31 ± 5.25 142.21 ± 4.87 142.85 ± 4.53 0.102
24 h 140.37 ± 3.68 140.00 ± 3.18 140.12 ± 3.12 0.566
48 h 139.87 ± 3.41 139.46 ± 3.15 139.59 ± 3.50 0.473
K (mmol/L) 0 h 4.99 ± 0.57 4.97 ± 0.56 4.99 ± 0.74 0.962
24 h 4.70 ± 0.55 4.78 ± 0.48 4.60 ± 0.64 0.064
48 h 4.61 ± 0.51 4.69 ± 0.51 4.52 ± 0.53 0.043
Ca (mg/dl) 0 h 10.35 ± 0.91 10.39 ± 0.90 10.38 ± 0.88 0.902
24 h 9.41 ± 0.84 9.38 ± 0.84 9.31 ± 0.89 0.645
48 h 9.15 ± 0.83 9.12 ± 0.96 9.00 ± 0.94 0.433
BUN (mg/dl) 0 h 18.05 ± 9.31 18.82 ± 9.07 19.74 ± 9.91 0.329
24 h 10.93 ± 6.17 10.90 ± 6.45 11.98 ± 6.87 0.387
48 h 9.12 ± 4.44 9.54 ± 5.54 9.32 ± 5.30 0.708
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0 h 0.69 ± 0.52 0.68 ± 0.26 0.72 ± 0.27 0.719
24 h 0.60 ± 0.43 0.63 ± 0.56 0.61 ± 0.21 0.802
48 h 0.59 ± 0.46 0.54 ± 0.16 0.57 ± 0.18 0.496
Glucose (mg/dl) 0 h 102.02 ± 22.28 104.16 ± 21.26 103.30 ± 26.56 0.646
24 h 104.94 ± 16.71 104.64 ± 16.80 105.82 ± 14.99 0.872
48 h 104.18 ± 13.36 104.06 ± 14.17 103.15 ± 12.20 0.827
  1. Data is presented as mean ± SD
  2. Abbreviations: BUN blood urea nitrogen, Ca calcium, h hours, K potassium, LED light emitting diode, Na sodium
  3. *p-value ≤ 0.05 is considered significant