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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. Result...

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10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.045

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Journal:
Journal of Pediatrics
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
URN:
uuid:27877773-197d-492a-9c6c-b1815e8ad1e9
Source identifiers:
430099
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pubs:430099

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