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Surfactant in respiratory distress syndrome

  • D. Vidyasagar
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)

Abstract

Great deal of progress has been made since the first successful report of the use of surfactant in respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) by Fujiwara in 1980 [1]. Since then scores of randomized clinical trials involving thousands of infants in different countries have been conducted. Indeed the science of clinical research of multicentered trials evolved during the last 20 years, thanks to interest in RDS.

Keywords

Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patent Ductus Arteriosus Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Surfactant Protein Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure 
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