The respiratory course of extremely preterm infants: a dilemma for diagnosis and terminology.


A ntenatal corticosteroids, postnatal surfactant treatment, and new strategies for respiratory care have modified the clinical presentation, lung outcome, and survival of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. These changes over the last 10-20 years have resulted in a large population of ELBW survivors that have clinical courses that are quite different… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.05.054


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