Chronic Lung Disease Research Articles

Improving Outcomes for Infants with Severe Chronic Lung Disease Through Individualized Patient Care and Research

One of the first of its kind in the world, the CHOP Neonatology chronic lung disease program was designed to be a clinical and research home for infants with BPD receiving neonatal intensive care throughout the surrounding region and nation at large.

Case Study: Lobectomy to Treat Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

A patient was able to be weaned off mechanical ventilation for the first time of his life just 16 days after a lobectomy at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

A Severe CLD Patient, a Complicated Success Story

This case study illustrates how infants with severe chronic lung disease can make great improvements with multidisciplinary, individualized care.

A New, Evidence-Based Definition of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a chronic lung disease of infancy, is among the most common and consequential complications associated with very preterm birth.

In Comparison of Standard Treatment and Sustained Inflations for Extremely Preterm Infants, Standard Treatment Prevails

For extremely preterm infants requiring resuscitation at birth, a ventilation strategy involving two sustained inflations, compared with standard intermittent positive pressure ventilation, did not reduce the risk of BPD or death at 36 weeks postmenstrual age.


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