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Surgical resection for pulmonary interstitial emphysema in the newborn infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  702247     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three patients with pulmonary interstitial emphysema are presented in whom the course was similar and progressive. Eventually all three infants developed respiratory insufficiency and chronic dependence on mechanical ventilation, cardiovascular complications of patent ductus arteriosus with congestive heart failure, and seizures probably secondary to intermittent periods of asphyxia and hypoxemia. All infants underwent lobectomy and recovered rapidly. Follow-up examinations have shown some residual pulmonary abnormalities. All three infants are progressing within the normal range for motor development.
C R Bauer; M J Brennan; C Doyle; C A Poole
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-12-27     Completed Date:  1978-12-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  656-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / surgery*
Pulmonary Emphysema / surgery*

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