Early increased levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in neonates recovering from respiratory distress syndrome.

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AIM Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) play an eminent role in airway injury and remodelling. We explored the hypothesis that pulmonary MMP levels would differ early after birth (2-4 days) between infants with resolving respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and infants developing chronic lung disease of prematurity (CLD). METHODS Thirty-two prematurely born… (More)

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