Resistance of Different Surfactant Preparations to Inactivation by Meconium

@article{Herting2001ResistanceOD,
  title={Resistance of Different Surfactant Preparations to Inactivation by Meconium},
  author={Egbert Herting and Petra Rauprich and Guido Stichtenoth and Gabi Walter and Jan J Johansson and Bengt Robertson},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={50},
  pages={44-49}
}
A disease similar to acute respiratory distress syndrome may occur in neonates after aspiration of meconium. The aim of the study was to compare the inhibitory effects of human meconium on the following surfactant preparations suspended at a concentration of 2.5 mg/mL: Curosurf, Alveofact, Survanta, Exosurf, Pumactant, rabbit natural surfactant from bronchoalveolar lavage, and two synthetic surfactants based on recombinant surfactant protein-C (Venticute) or a leucine/lysine polypeptide… CONTINUE READING
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