Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

Known as: aspiration meconium syndrome, aspiration meconium, Meconium aspiration NOS 
A serious condition in which a newborn breathes a mixture of meconium (the first intestinal discharge) and amniotic fluid into the lungs around the… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a common problem that continues to concern perinatologists and neonatologists. MAS is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE We sought to examine, in a large cohort of infants within a definable population of live births, the incidence, risk… (More)
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2001
2001
Surfactant indices and inhibitors were measured in lung lavage fluid from 8 infants with meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) who… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The pathophysiology of meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is related not only to mechanical obstruction of the airways… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE To identify potential predictors of meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) in pregnancies complicated by moderate or thick… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Meconium staining of the amniotic fluid and the meconium aspiration syndrome will likely remain common occurrences faced by… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Meconium-stained amniotic fluid occurs in approximately 12% of live births. In approximately one third of these infants meconium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
To identify the fetus and newborn at risk for meconium aspiration syndrome the perinatal characteristics of 238 infants delivered… (More)
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1977
1977
Meconium aspiration syndrome is a perinatal problem which requires the full cooperation and coordination of obstetrical and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Routine intrapartum pharyngeal suctioning with a DeLee catheter of infants with meconium staining has significantly reduced the… (More)
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