Thurman A Merritt

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Pulmonary effluent samples were obtained from 26 preterm or term infants throughout the period of endotracheal intubation. Infants with respiratory distress syndrome, infants with this disorder(More)
The serum components of C-reactive protein, lysophosphatidylcholine, fibrinogen, and fibrinogen proteolytic products have been shown to reduce surface tension-lowering abilities of lung surfactant.(More)
Although surfactant deficiency at birth is the major cause of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), there is insufficient data on surfactant and surfactant inhibitors after birth. In the present(More)