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Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome Summary

Description: A condition of the newborn marked by DYSPNEA with CYANOSIS, heralded by such prodromal signs as dilatation of the alae nasi, expiratory grunt, and retraction of the suprasternal notch or costal margins, mostly frequently occurring in premature infants, children of diabetic mothers, and infants delivered by cesarean section, and sometimes with no apparent predisposing cause.

Also Known As: Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn; Infantile Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Infant

Networked: 271 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 45 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Pulmonary Surfactants (Pulmonary Surfactant) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results : IBA
  2. Surface-Active Agents (Surfactants) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results : IBA
  3. beractant (Survanta) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 17 results : FDA 1
  4. Ambroxol (Mucosolvan) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  5. Exosurf (Exosurf Neonatal) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 1
  6. poractant alfa (Curosurf) : 2 outcomes in 11 results : FDA 1
  7. Ritodrine (Yutopar) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 9
  8. Lecithins : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  10. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  1. Infection
  2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  4. Hypoglycemia (Reactive Hypoglycemia)
  5. Diabetes Mellitus
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Key Therapies for Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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  1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 15 results
  2. Neonatal Intensive Care : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  3. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure : 1 outcome in 7 results
  4. Length of Stay : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. High-Frequency Jet Ventilation : 1 outcome in 1 result
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