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Pulmonary interstitial emphysema and continuous positive airway pressure in a premature infant.
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PMID:  16228069     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary interstitial emphysema PIE is a recognized sequel of high pressure mechanical ventilation. Nevertheless, with the improvement in perinatal medical care, PIE started to be seen in spontaneously breathing infants. We present a 29-week-old girl who developed PIE on the first day of life, while she was on nasal continuous positive airway pressure, and was successfully managed with high frequency oscillatory ventilation. There is a paucity of these cases in the literature. We report on the occurrence of this entity, early reorganization, and the possible associated or causation factors.
Sameer Y Al-Abdi; Nalini Singhal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-17     Completed Date:  2006-03-28     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1627-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure / methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Pulmonary Emphysema / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Respiratory Function Tests
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome

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