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Effect of delayed versus early umbilical cord clamping on neonatal outcomes and iron status at 4 months: a randomised controlled trial

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7157 (Published 15 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7157

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Re: Effect of delayed versus early umbilical cord clamping on neonatal outcomes and iron status at 4 months: a randomised controlled trial

Dear Editor,
In a rapid response, Dr Saripanidis makes an elaborate review of data regarding long term outcomes of iron deficiency. We are glad that our research is called "excellent" and will take Dr Saripnidis call to follow these children up to the age of 10 under consideration. Although detail are not complete, we are in the process to plan further follow up.

Competing interests: No competing interests

16 December 2011
Ola Andersson