Weaning preterm infants from mechanical ventilation.

  title={Weaning preterm infants from mechanical ventilation.},
  author={Eduardo H Bancalari and Nelson Claure},
  volume={94 3},
Mechanical ventilatory support is required by a large number of neonates in respiratory failure. However, its use in preterm infants is frequently associated with acute complications and long-term respiratory sequelae. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid or limit the exposure to ventilatory support. This is a review of existing practices and novel strategies to achieve weaning of ventilatory support in this population. 

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