aka Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease
Complication seen in premature infants secondary to mechanical ventilation and oxygen toxicity. Radiographic findings include coarse lung markings, bubble like lucencies and asymetric aeration.
- O2 requirement at 28 postnatal days
- O2 requirement at 36 weeks postmenstrual age
- See tabe for diagnostic criteria
- Jobe, AH, Bancalari, E. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163:1723. Copyright ©2001 American Thoracic Society.
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