Oral sildenafil and inhaled iloprost in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.

@article{Kahveci2014OralSA,
  title={Oral sildenafil and inhaled iloprost in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.},
  author={Hasan Kahveci and Osman Yilmaz and Ummu Zeynep Avsar and Murat Çiftel and Omer Kilic and Fuat Laloğlu and Kezban Ozturk},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={1205-13}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was performed to examine the effectiveness and safety of oral sildenafil and inhaled iloprost in term newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). PATIENTS AND METHODS Oral sildenafil and inhaled iloprost were administered to 27 and 20 neonates, respectively, for treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension. All patients were term infants at 37 gestational weeks or older. In the sildenafil group, 14 patients had meconium aspiration syndrome, 8… CONTINUE READING
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