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If an infant has pulmonary hypertension secondary to BPD (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), will the pulmonary hypertension go away as the lungs mature?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine
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In brief: BPD

It may. Close follow up with your peds pulmonologist is very important.
Best of luck.

In brief: BPD

It may. Close follow up with your peds pulmonologist is very important.
Best of luck.
Dr. James Rochester
Dr. James Rochester
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Usuallly resolves

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is chronic lung disease in preterm infants that occurs following mechanical ventilation and oxygen therapy for acute respiratory distress after birth.
BPD frequently complicated by pulmonary hypertension (PH). PH resolved in majority of infants, PH in small % of infants can be fatal. Regular screening for PH and adequate management required.

In brief: Usuallly resolves

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is chronic lung disease in preterm infants that occurs following mechanical ventilation and oxygen therapy for acute respiratory distress after birth.
BPD frequently complicated by pulmonary hypertension (PH). PH resolved in majority of infants, PH in small % of infants can be fatal. Regular screening for PH and adequate management required.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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