Respiratory outcomes in young children born preterm in the subfactant era

Maureen Verheggen

    Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

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    Abstract

    Advances in neonatal care have resulted in the survival of increasingly premature infants and changed the clinical presentation of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). The long-term respiratory outlook for children born premature is not known. Aims: To characterise lung function and prevalence of respiratory symptoms in preterm children with and without BPD and to investigate the influence of those symptoms on lung function. To examine the contribution of neonatal events to subsequent respiratory morbidity and function. Methods: Preterm subjects (
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationMasters
    Publication statusUnpublished - 2011

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