Neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants treated with inhaled nitric oxide.

  title={Neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants treated with inhaled nitric oxide.},
  author={Karen K L Mestan and Jeremy D Marks and Kurt Hecox and Dezheng Huo and Michael D. Schreiber},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={353 1},
BACKGROUND Chronic lung disease and severe intraventricular hemorrhage or periventricular leukomalacia in premature infants are associated with abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes. In a previous randomized, controlled, single-center trial of premature infants with the respiratory distress syndrome, inhaled nitric oxide decreased the risk of death or chronic lung disease as well as severe intraventricular hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia. We hypothesized that infants treated with… CONTINUE READING
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