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Pulmonary outcome in former preterm, very low birth weight children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A case-control follow-up at school age

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Objective To assess and compare long-term pulmonary outcomes in former preterm-born, very low birth weight (VLBW) children with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) born in the surfactant era. Study design Pulmonary function tests (ie, spirometry, body plethysmography, and gas transfer testing) were performed in children with a history of VLBW and BPD (n = 28) and compared with a matched preterm-born VLBW control group (n = 28). Medical history was evaluated by questionnaire. Results ...

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10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.045

Authors


Vom Hove, M More by this author
Prenzel, F More by this author
Robel-Tillig, E More by this author
Journal:
Journal of Pediatrics
Volume:
164
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2014-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
URN:
uuid:00b7cea2-c03d-48c6-ba00-e335f0ef9b08
Source identifiers:
446251
Local pid:
pubs:446251
Language:
English

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