Why neonatal ARDS is a unique clinical entity

A specific definition for neonatal acute respiratory distress disorder (ARDS) – the Montreux definition – has been developed 50 years after ARDS was first reported in an older child. Similar to ARDS in older children and adults, neonatal ARDS is characterised by extensive lung inflammation and surfactant catabolism leading to lung dysfunction. It can be ...

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