Tag Archives: Pulmonary Hypertension

Early characteristics of infants with pulmonary hypertension in a referral neonatal intensive care unit

Approximately 8–23% of premature infants develop pulmonary hypertension (PH), and this diagnosis confers a higher possibility of mortality. As a result, professional societies recommend PH screening in premature infants. However, the risk factors for and the outcomes of PH may … Continue reading

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Pulmonary hypertension and small babies

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the blood vessels supplying the lungs. In this study Andrew Berenz, from the University of Virginia, led a team of researchers looking into how pulmonary hypertension affects very-low-birth-weight babies in the first two … Continue reading

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