Document Detail


Bronchodilator responsiveness in a ventilator-dependent infant with severe tracheobronchomalacia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10470578     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A neonatal case of severe, ventilator-dependent tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) is described. The extent of the malacic segment was determined by endoscopy and tracheobronchography. Additionally, relevant and ever increasing reversible peripheral airway obstruction was documented by measuring the mechanical properties of the respiratory system before and after salbutamol. With the combination of endoscopically guided aortopexy and salbutamol infusion, the infant was eventually weaned from mechanical ventilation at the age of 86 days. We speculate that in ventilator-dependent infants with severe TBM the determination of bronchodilator responsiveness may have clinical consequences.
Authors:
B P Wagner; P Birrer; M Tönz; H Tschäppeler; J Pfenninger
Related Documents :
25079478 - Fecal short chain fatty acids of very low birth weight preterm infants fed expressed br...
23962008 - Intergenerational changes in birth parameters in kraków (poland) in the context of soc...
7073298 - Brain-orientated intensive care treatment in severe neonatal asphyxia. effects of pheno...
2121948 - Early randomized intervention with high-frequency jet ventilation in respiratory distre...
1432468 - Gastric emptying using three different formulas in infants with gastroesophageal reflux.
21671378 - Associated anomalies among infants with oral clefts at birth and during a 1-year follow...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Intensive care medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0342-4642     ISO Abbreviation:  Intensive Care Med     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-04     Completed Date:  1999-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704851     Medline TA:  Intensive Care Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  729-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Intensive Care, Children's Hospital, University of Berne, Inselspital, Switzerland. wagner@insel.ch
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Albuterol / pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Bronchial Diseases / complications,  therapy*
Bronchodilator Agents / pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Bronchography
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / etiology,  therapy*
Respiratory Mechanics / drug effects*
Tracheal Diseases / complications,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Bronchodilator Agents; 18559-94-9/Albuterol

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Severe brain injury in children: long-term outcome and its prediction using somatosensory evoked pot...
Next Document:  Early but not delayed continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration improves cardiovascular function in se...