Blood volume and blood pressure in infants with respiratory distress.


Mean aortic blood pressure volume were measured in true premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome. Seven infants had Type I RDS (hyaline membrane disease) and ten had transient tachypnea of the newborn (Type II RDS). Blood volume in the infants with Type I RDS was significantly lower than in the infants with Type II RDS. The difference was due to… (More)


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