Safety and efficacy of perflubron-induced lung growth in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Results of a prospective randomized trial.

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BACKGROUND Mechanical transduction has been shown to promote fetal lung growth. We examined the safety and efficacy of perflubron-induced lung growth (PILG) in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). METHODS Infants with left-sided CDH requiring ECMO were eligible. Exclusion criteria… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.004

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