Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) is a chronic lung condition that affects newborn babies, specifically premature and low birth weight babies. Premature infants have fragile, often under developed, lungs that become irritated or injured easily and are in need of a breathing machine. Symptoms to look for in a baby include bluish skin (cyanosis), flaring of nostrils, rapid/shallow breathing, and grunting sounds. Infants with BPD are cared for in the NICU with oxygen therapy/ventilators and proper fluid and nutrient uptake for weeks to months in the hospital. Because these babies are at a greater risk for severe and repeated respiratory infections, it is important to take additional precautions such as limiting contact with those who may be infected by a respiratory virus and washing your hands before touching the baby.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia" returned 318 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic value of chest CT combined with x-ray for premature infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
 

Author(s): Ruifeng Li, Juan Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Mar;97(9):e9723.

 

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a common chronic lung disease in the newborns. Staging of BPD severity does not have a high predictive value for the outcomes. This study was aimed to assess the diagnostic value of chest computed tomography (CT) combined with x-ray for premature ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ceramides in tracheal aspirates of preterm infants: Marker for bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
 

Author(s): Esther van Mastrigt, Salomé Zweekhorst, Bas Bol, Jeroen Tibboel, Joost van Rosmalen, Janneke N Samsom, André A Kroon, Johan C de Jongste, Irwin K M Reiss, Martin Post, Mariëlle W Pijnenburg

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In an experimental mouse model we showed that ceramides play a role in the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and are a potential target for therapeutic intervention. We investigated whether ceramides are detectable in tracheal aspirates (TAs) of preterm infants and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells Transplantation in Treatment of Established Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Nguyen Thanh Liem, Tran Lien Anh, Trieu T Hong Thai, Bui Viet Anh

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BACKGROUND Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BDP) is an incurable disease. This study reports the successful treatment of a 30-week-old neonate with established bronchopulmonary dysplasia by bone marrow mononuclear cells (BM MNCs) transplantation. CASE REPORT The preterm infant with BPD ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia" returned 65 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Inhaled Corticosteroids for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: A Meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Eric S Shinwell, Igor Portnov, Joerg J Meerpohl, Tanja Karen, Dirk Bassler

Journal: Pediatrics. 2016 Dec;138(6):.

 

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants remains a major health burden despite many therapeutic interventions. Inhaled corticosteroids (IC) may be a safe and effective therapy.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Looking ahead: where to next for animal models of bronchopulmonary dysplasia?
 

Author(s): Claudio Nardiello, Ivana Mižíková, Rory E Morty

Journal: Cell Tissue Res.. 2017 Mar;367(3):457-468.

 

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is the most common complication of preterm birth, with appreciable morbidity and mortality in a neonatal intensive care setting. Much interest has been shown in the identification of pathogenic pathways that are amenable to pharmacological manipulation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevention and management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Lessons learned from the neonatal research network.
 

Author(s): Kathleen A Kennedy, C Michael Cotten, Kristi L Watterberg, Waldemar A Carlo

Journal: Semin. Perinatol.. 2016 10;40(6):348-355.

 

Despite remarkable improvements in survival of extremely premature infants, the burden of BPD among survivors remains a frustrating problem for parents and caregivers. Advances, such as antenatal steroids and surfactant replacement, which have dramatically improved survival, have ...

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Stem Cells for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2017

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Study to Justify Steroid Use in Preterm Neonates to Prevent Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2017

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Safety of Furosemide in Premature Infants at Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2018

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