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Intravenous adenosine for refractory pulmonary hypertension in a low-weight premature newborn: a potential new drug for rescue therapy

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Motti, Alessandro
da Cruz, Eduardo
Published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2006, vol. 7, no. 4, p. 380-382
Abstract To use intravenous adenosine as a rescue therapy for neonatal refractory pulmonary hypertension in a low-weight premature infant. STUDY LINE: We report the successful use of a continuous intravenous adenosine infusion in a 1150-g premature baby with severe persistent pulmonary hypertension, refractory to classic management with high-frequency oscillatory ventilation, oxygen therapy and inhaled nitric oxide.
Keywords Adenosine/therapeutic useHigh-Frequency VentilationHumansInfant, Low Birth WeightInfant, NewbornInfant, PrematureInfusions, IntravenousMaleNitric Oxide/therapeutic usePersistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome/drug therapy/therapy/ultrasonographyTreatment FailureVasodilator Agents/therapeutic use
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PMID: 16738499
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Research groups L'hypertension pulmonaire (pédiatrie) (228)
Maladies pulmonaires aigues et pathologies cardiaques congénitales (697)
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MOTTI, Alessandro et al. Intravenous adenosine for refractory pulmonary hypertension in a low-weight premature newborn: a potential new drug for rescue therapy. In: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2006, vol. 7, n° 4, p. 380-382. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:54946

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