Use of inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants.

  title={Use of inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants.},
  author={Praveen Kumar},
  volume={133 1},
Nitric oxide, an important signaling molecule with multiple regulatory effects throughout the body, is an important tool for the treatment of full-term and late-preterm infants with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn and hypoxemic respiratory failure. Several randomized controlled trials have evaluated its role in the management of preterm infants ≤ 34 weeks' gestational age with varying results. The purpose of this clinical report is to summarize the existing evidence for the use… CONTINUE READING