Early functional echocardiogram and inhaled nitric oxide: usefulness in managing neonates born following extreme preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM).

Abstract

AIM Poor neonatal outcome of preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) < 24 weeks' gestational age (GA) is probably a result of abnormalities in both airway and vascular developments, ventilation perfusion mismatch, and possibly persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Perinatal mortality of 50-90% has been reported in the past, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01982.x

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