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Inhaled nitric oxide for pulmonary hypertension after repair of exomphalos.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8285756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Inhaled nitric oxide was used successfully to treat a newborn infant with severe pulmonary hypertension complicating repair of congenital exomphalos. The infant had failed conventional treatment and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was unsuitable because of the risk of bleeding from the recent laparotomy. Extended treatment with inhaled nitric oxide appears safe and may offer an alternative to mechanical life support in severe cases of neonatal pulmonary hypertension.
Authors:
O I Miller; J W Gaynor; D J Macrae; R C Tasker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  69     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1993 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-02-17     Completed Date:  1994-02-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  518-20     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Hospitals for Sick Children, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Administration, Inhalation
Hernia, Umbilical / surgery*
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / drug therapy*,  etiology,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Male
Nitric Oxide / therapeutic use*
Postoperative Complications / drug therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
10102-43-9/Nitric Oxide
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