apnea of prematurity

Known as: apnea prematurity, apnoea of prematurity 
The cessation of breathing in premature infants that lasts for more than 15-20 seconds.
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2012
2012
CONTEXT Very preterm infants are prone to apnea and have an increased risk of death or disability. Caffeine therapy for apnea of… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the benefits of caffeine vary in three subgroups of 2006 participants in the Caffeine for Apnea of… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Methylxanthine therapy is commonly used for apnea of prematurity but in the absence of adequate data on its efficacy… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Methylxanthines reduce the frequency of apnea of prematurity and the need for mechanical ventilation during the first… (More)
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2003
2003
Consanguinity, marriage between relatives, has been associated with perinatal mortality and morbidity. Apnea of prematurity is… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE A relationship between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and apnea of prematurity (AOP) has long been suspected but is… (More)
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2001
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2001
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is frequently managed with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP). Nasal cannula (NC) are… (More)
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1998
1998
The efficacy of nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in treating apnea of prematurity was evaluated. Apneic… (More)
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1988
1988
We examined the hypothesis that most idiopathic prolonged apneic spells in preterm infants originate as a form of upper airway… (More)
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1984
1984
It has been suggested that apnea of prematurity may be caused by "immaturity" of central control of breathing. To test the… (More)
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