Compare severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in neonates with respiratory distress syndrome treated with surfactant to without surfactant.

@article{Chotigeat2011CompareSO,
  title={Compare severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in neonates with respiratory distress syndrome treated with surfactant to without surfactant.},
  author={Uraiwan Chotigeat and Sombat Ratchatanorravut and Wiboon Kanjanapattanakul},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2011},
  volume={94 Suppl 3},
  pages={S35-40}
}
BACKGROUND The utilization of surfactant replacement therapy had been limited in treatment of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) due to the high cost especially in developing countries. Nowadays, the National Health Insurance Policy has covered the cost of surfactant for the patients. Therefore, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) may be found increasing due to increased survival in patients with severe RDS. OBJECTIVE To compare immediate treatment outcome of severity of BPD and outcome after… CONTINUE READING