Pulmonary antioxidant concentrations and oxidative damage in ventilated premature babies.


OBJECTIVE To determine the relation between lipid peroxidation and the antioxidants ascorbate, urate, and glutathione in epithelial lining fluid in ventilated premature babies, and to relate the biochemical findings to clinical outcome. DESIGN A cohort study conducted between January 1999 and June 2001. SETTING A NHS neonatal intensive care unit… (More)


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