• respiratory
  • BPD not only contributes to the mortality of preterm infants but is also associated with impaired neurosensory development in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) survivors, frequent readmission to hospital in the first 2 years of life, as well as with an increased risk of asthma, lung function abnormalities and persistent respiratory symptoms in adolescence and young adulthood. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In 1967 Northway et al first described the development of a new chronic lung disease in a group of premature infants who had respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and received ventilation with high concentrations of oxygen. (patient.info)
  • oxygen
  • [ 1 ] All these infants required oxygen at 28 days after birth and had progressive changes on CXR and classical pathological changes of necrotising bronchiolitis with alternating areas of alveolar over-inflation and atelectasis. (patient.info)