PPHN


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AcronymDefinition
PPHNPersistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
PPHNPreliminary Public Health Notification
PPHNPreliminary Public Health Notification (US FDA)
PPHNPerinatal Pulmonary Hypertension of the Neonate (physiology)
PPHNProgressive Passive Heymann Nephritis (nephrology)
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In this study, the objective was to assess the spectrum of complications, which arise in newborns admitted with MAS particularly PPHN and pneumothorax.
The incidence of PPHN in developed countries has been estimated as 1.
After the data were adjusted to account for the substantial differences between women who used antidepressants and women who did not, the adjusted odds ratio for having a neonate with PPHN was 1.
Conclusion: Male gender, cesarean section mode of delivery, MAS and RDS are the major risk factors for PPHN in any age group.
Since then, there have been conflicting findings from new studies evaluating this potential risk, making it unclear whether use of [selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)] during pregnancy can cause PPHN.
214) Information for Healthcare Professionals: Fluoxetine (Marketed as Prozac), supra note 202; Acholonu, supra note 205; PPHN is a "potentially serious but rare respiratory illness.
Tapering and stopping SSRI use prior to the third trimester is an option that would prevent these syndromes and also decrease the risk for PPHN.
Similar lawsuits are being brought involving babies born with PPHN after their mothers took Paxil and other SSRIs.
BodeneIUs ingestion of Paxil during her entire pregnancy resulted in her son being born with severe PPHN.
Vascular pathologies, PPHN, Dissection of aorta, pulmonary thromboembolism, Fat and bone marrow embolism and Amniotic fluid embolism were present in one case each constituting a total of 5.