TREATMENT OF EXTREMELY PREMATURE NEWBORN INFANT WITH INO. CLINICAL CASE

Authors

  • Radulova P. University Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology “ Maichin dom “, Sofia
  • Slancheva B. University Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology “ Maichin dom “, Sofia
  • Marinov R. National Heart Hospital, Sofia

Keywords:

bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pulmonary hypertension, extremely premature infant, inhaled nitric oxide

Abstract

Prolonged inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) from birth in preterm neonates with BPD improves endogenous surfactant function as well as lung growth, angiogenesis, and alveologenesis. As a result there is a reduction in the frequency of the “new” form of BPD in neonates under 28 weeks of gestation and birth weight under 1000 gr. Delivery of inhaled nitric oxide is a new method of prevention of chronic lung disease. According to a large number of randomized trials iNO in premature neonates reduces pulmonary morbidity and  leads to a reduction of the mortality in this population of patients. This new therapy does not have serious side effects. We represent a clinical case of extremely premature newborn infant with BPD treated with  iNO.

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Published

15-11-2019

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Radulova P., Slancheva B., & Marinov R. (2019). TREATMENT OF EXTREMELY PREMATURE NEWBORN INFANT WITH INO. CLINICAL CASE. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 5(11). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1917