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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2014
Review
2014
Caffeine, a methylxanthine and nonspecific inhibitor of adenosine receptors, is an example of a drug that has been in use for… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is a common problem affecting premature infants, likely secondary to a “physiologic” immaturity of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The objective of this study was to develop a population model of the pharmacokinetics (PK) of caffeine after orogastric or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Methylxanthines reduce the frequency of apnea of prematurity and the need for mechanical ventilation during the first… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is found in >50% of premature infants and is almost universal in infants who are <1000 g at birth. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE A relationship between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and apnea of prematurity (AOP) has long been suspected but is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Apnea of prematurity (AOP) is frequently managed with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP). Nasal cannula (NC) are… Expand
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2000
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of caffeine citrate for treatment of apnea of prematurity. DESIGN… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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