Advances in the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

J. D. Roberts, P. W. Shaul

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Abstract

Despite an association with meconium and blood aspiration, pneumonia, sepsis, pneumothorax, prematurity, and congenital diaphragmatic hernia, no cause for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn can be found in many cases. This article discusses the advances in current therapies including the promising new therapy of inhaled nitric oxide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)983-1004
Number of pages22
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume40
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1993

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Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Aspiration Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Sepsis
Nitric Oxide
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Advances in the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. / Roberts, J. D.; Shaul, P. W.

In: Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 40, No. 5, 1993, p. 983-1004.

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