Prematurity and the developing lung.

  title={Prematurity and the developing lung.},
  author={William M. Thurlbeck},
  journal={Clinics in perinatology},
  volume={19 3},
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia results from treatment of immature lungs resulting from an abnormally short gestation or from pulmonary hypoplasia. Lung hypoplasia secondary to lung compression, oligohydramnios, or diminished complexity of tissue. Normal lung development and the pathologic process associated with lung hypoplasia and their effects of postnatal… CONTINUE READING