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Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Hypoglycemia (Reactive Hypoglycemia)
5. Diabetes Mellitus

Experts

1. Hamvas, Aaron: 8 articles (06/2014 - 10/2006)
2. Cole, F Sessions: 7 articles (06/2014 - 10/2006)
3. Wegner, Daniel J: 6 articles (06/2014 - 08/2007)
4. Rodgers, Anthony: 6 articles (08/2007 - 09/2004)
5. Harding, Jane E: 6 articles (08/2007 - 09/2004)
6. Parag, Varsha: 6 articles (08/2007 - 09/2004)
7. Dalziel, Stuart R: 6 articles (08/2007 - 09/2004)
8. An, Ping: 5 articles (12/2012 - 08/2007)
9. Wambach, Jennifer A: 4 articles (06/2014 - 06/2008)
10. Nogee, Lawrence M: 4 articles (09/2013 - 10/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome:
1. Pulmonary Surfactants (Pulmonary Surfactant)IBA
2. Surface-Active Agents (Surfactants)IBA
3. beractant (Survanta)FDA Link
4. Ambroxol (Mucosolvan)IBA
5. Exosurf (Exosurf Neonatal)FDA Link
6. poractant alfa (Curosurf)FDA Link
7. Ritodrine (Yutopar)FDA Link
8. LecithinsIBA
9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)IBA
10. Congenital diaphragmatic herniaIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
2. Neonatal Intensive Care
3. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
4. Length of Stay
5. High-Frequency Jet Ventilation