Meconium plug syndrome

Known as: Meconium obstruction in fetus or newborn, Meconium Plug, meconium obstruction 
A transient colonic dysfunction in the newborn characterized by the delayed passage of meconium and associated intestinal dilatation.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT All rescuers trained or not, should provide chest compressions to victims of cardiac arrest. The aim should be… (More)
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2011
2011
Primary segmental volvulus (PSV) of the ileum in neonate occurs rarely but shows an aggressive clinical course. Thus, early… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND The significance of meconium plug syndrome is dependent on the underlying diagnosis. The incidence of pathologic… (More)
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2008
2008
Dissection requirements differ between various methods for inguinal hernia repair, which may affect operation times, pain… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Birth asphyxia is a serious clinical problem worldwide. There are many reasons a baby may not be able to take in… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin that can be given orally or vaginally. In most countries misoprostol has not… (More)
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2000
2000
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the meconium staining of amniotic fluid (AF) in term of fetal distress, meconium… (More)
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1981
1981
Two neonates with clinical features of meconium plug syndrome (MPS) were found to have ileocolic intussusception associated with… (More)
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1977
1977
REPRODUCTIVE competition for females among males of a given species can take many forms, some of which (like mating plugs) may… (More)
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1976
1976
Thirty dated pregnant Srague-Dawley rats received IM MgSO4 (750 mg/kg/ X 5 days) until birth. Fifteen untreated pregnant Sprague… (More)
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