Phenotypical Changes of the Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells in Fetal Sheep Model of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

Abstract

Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn is a disorder with failure to decrease pulmonary vascular resistance after birth. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn happens in one out of 500 live births with a mortality rate 10-50%. Right after birth the pulmonary vascular resistance decreases drastically within a few minutes when oxygen… (More)

Topics

2 Figures and Tables