Long-term follow-up of newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension.


Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) is a syndrome associated with high morbidity and mortality. Mechanical ventilation attempts to maintain a PaCO2 less than 30 torr and a pH greater than 7.5 until pulmonary hypertension resolves. To assess whether the disease or its therapy adversely affects neurodevelopmental or cardiorespiratory… (More)


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