Reduced lung function in healthy preterm infants in the first months of life.

@article{Friedrich2006ReducedLF,
  title={Reduced lung function in healthy preterm infants in the first months of life.},
  author={Luciana Friedrich and Renato T. Stein and Paulo M{\'a}rcio Condessa Pitrez and Andr{\'e}a L{\'u}cia Corso and Marcus Herbert Jones},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={173 4},
  pages={442-7}
}
RATIONALE Preterm delivery has been associated with a higher incidence of respiratory morbidity even in infants that do not have significant respiratory disease during the neonatal period. Reduced flows have been reported in children and adolescents born prematurely. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess lung function in healthy preterm infants in the first months of life. METHODS Preterm infants with less than 48 h of supplemental oxygen were recruited. Lung function was assessed… CONTINUE READING