Pathogenesis of Chronic Lung Disease

  • C. P. Christian P. Speer P. Peter Groneck
  • Published 2009


Prof. Christian P. Speer, MD, Department of Neonatology, University Children’s Hospital, Rümelinstrasse 19-23 D-72070 Tubingen (Germany) Chronic lung disease (CLD) of preterm infants has a multifactorial etiology. Pulmonary immaturity, oxygen toxicity and mechanical injury (barotrauma) as well as additional factors (hyperhydration, persistent duc-tus… (More)


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