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We have read, with great interest, the Letter to the Editor by Grotberg et al.,(1) which puts forward reduced alveolar delivery… Expand Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is mainly caused by a deficiency of surfactant in structurally immature lungs. Therapy for… Expand Dr. Taut is an employee of Nycomed, the manufacturer of Venticute; Drs. Rippin and Spragg have contractual and consulting… Expand BACKGROUND
Studies to date have shown no survival benefit for the use of exogenous surfactant to treat patients with the ARDS. To… Expand Background: Extensive biochemical and biophysical changes of the pulmonary surfactant system occur in the acute respiratory… Expand Q: Are we doing any harm by giving antibiotics to the mother in preterm labor or to the preterm baby? Dr. Jobe: I do not think so… Expand The inaccurately labelled “natural” surfactants that are currently used to treat infants include: Surfactant TA, Survanta… Expand This paper describes a convenient and practice method for quantitation of surfactant phospholipids (1,2-dipalmitoyl-3-sn… Expand