Epidemiology of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

  title={Epidemiology of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.},
  author={Erik A. Jensen and Barbara Schmidt},
  journal={Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology},
  volume={100 3},
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is among the most common and serious sequelae of preterm birth. BPD affects at least one-quarter of infants born with birth weights less than 1500 g. The incidence of BPD increases with decreasing gestational age and birth weight. Additional important risk factors include intrauterine growth restriction, sepsis, and prolonged exposure to mechanical ventilation and supplemental oxygen. The diagnosis of BPD predicts multiple adverse outcomes including chronic… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 38 extracted citations

Respiratory Microbiome of New-Born Infants

Front. Pediatr. • 2016
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: Advances in diagnosis and treatment.

Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine • 2015
View 1 Excerpt
Highly Influenced

The Role of Cathepsin K in Lung Development and Newborn Chronic Lung Injury

Docent Heikki Lukkarinen, Docent Olli Pitkänen
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Inhaled and systemic steroid exposure and neurodevelopmental outcome of preterm neonates.

The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians • 2018
View 3 Excerpts


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 142 references

Oxygen-saturation targets and outcomes in extremely preterm infants.

The Journal of pediatrics • 2004
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

course of lung function in survivors of bronchopulmonary dysplasia

N Finer, W Carlo, M Walsh
N Engl J Med • 2010
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Nasal CPAP or intubation at birth for very preterm infants.

The New England journal of medicine • 2008
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…