RELATION BETWEEN PULMONARY AIR LEAK AND MECONIUM ASPIRATION SYNDROME IN HEALTH CENTRES OF KARAIKAL
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 128-133
AbstractAir leak syndrome is the overarching diagnosis for one or more pathologic air collections present outside of the respiratory tract. Air leak occurs in approximately 10% of neonates with MAS for many presumed reasons including ball-valve effect of the meconium, ventilation-perfusion mismatch, surfactant inactivation, and parenchymal injury. In this study we planned to evaluate the prevalence of air leak syndrome in meconium aspiration syndrome.
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