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Electromagnetic inductance plethysmography to measure tidal breathing in preterm and term infants.
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PMID:  22588967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Tidal breathing measurements which provide a non-invasive measure of lung function in preterm and term infants are particularly useful to guide respiratory support. We used a new technique of electromagnetic inductance plethysmography (EIP) to measure tidal breathing in infants between 32 and 42 weeks postconceptional age (PCA). Tidal breathing was measured in 49 healthy spontaneously breathing infants between 32 and 42 weeks PCA. The weight-corrected tidal volume (V(T) ) and minute volume (MV) decreased with advancing PCA (V(T) 6.5 ± 1.5 ml/kg and MV 0.44 ± 0.04 L/kg/min at 32-33 weeks, respectively; 6.3 ± 0.9 ml/kg and 0.38 ± 0.02 L/kg/min at 34-36 weeks; and 5.1 ± 1.1 ml/kg and 0.28 ± 0.02 L/kg/min at term, V(T) P < 0.001 and MV P < 0.01 for 32-33 weeks PCA vs. term; V(T) P = 0.016 and MV P = 0.015 for 34-36 weeks PCA vs. term). Respiratory frequency and the phase angle decreased significantly with advancing PCA but the flow parameter t(PTEF) /t(E) did not change significantly. Using a new technique to measure tidal breathing parameters in newborn infants, our data confirms its usability in clinical practice and establishes normative data which can guide future respiratory management of newborn infants. Pediatr Pulmonol. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
N Pickerd; E M Williams; S Kotecha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric pulmonology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1099-0496     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510590     Medline TA:  Pediatr Pulmonol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Child Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.
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