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Neonatology pp 405-414 | Cite as

Neonatal Pulmonary Physiology of Term and Preterm Newborns

  • Corrado Moretti
  • Paola Papoff

Abstract

The transfer of O2 to the tissues and the removal of CO2 are guaranteed by the simultaneous activity of the respiratory apparatus and of the cardio-circulatory system which ensures that O2 reaches the tissues and that the CO2 produced by cell metabolism is removed [1].

Keywords

Functional Residual Capacity Dissociation Curve Surface Tension Force Alveolar Ventilation Choanal Atresia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corrado Moretti
    • 1
  • Paola Papoff
  1. 1.Pediatric Emergency Medicine Unit, Department of Pediatrics‘Sapienza’ University of RomeRomeItaly

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