Bilirubin

Pparently, this place would have been covered for a sheet. Passed few weeks, in the same infirmary, the solar light was left a displayed bottle of blood and observed in some hours a reduction in the bilirubin level, supporting then, the action of the light on the bilirubin levels. (COLVERO, 2005). The first studies on the effect of the light in the metabolism of bilirubin had been carried through in 1958 for doctor R.J. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. may not feel the same. Cremer, considered the father of the fototerapia (ARONE, 2003). To know more about this subject visit Cardiologist.

The use of the treatment of the fototerapia in Brazil was initiated in 1960 espelhado one in the English model through the hematologista doctor, Dr. Humberto Coast Blacksmith, of the College of Medicine of So Paulo (RODRIGUES et al., 2007). The fototerapia when used correctly, controls the bilirubin levels in almost all the patients, with exception of those with serious hemolticos pictures and RN of very low weight (lesser that 1,500 g) with extensive hematomas (SMP, 2005; PEAR TREE 2009). 3.2. Production of Bilirubin the liver and bao are the main producing Bilirubin agencies, in which it is the end item of the catabolismo of the hemoglobina of the hemcias, composites that heme contains, such as the mioglobulinas, peroxidases and also resultant products of eritropoiese inefficacious, of the destruction of the precursors of the immature hemcias, want either in the ssea marrow, soon want either after its release in the circulation. It also has a small contribution of bilirubin not proceeding from heme, the call bilirubin of ‘ ‘ shunt’ ‘ (SEGRE, 2002).

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