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What are the tests for bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Several

BPD can be mild, moderate, or severe.
To confirm diagnosis of BPD. Chest xray confirms diagnosis of BPD with consolidations, interstitial lung disease, overaeration.Blood tests confrim hypoxia. Echocardiography looking for pulmonary hypertension.

In brief: Several

BPD can be mild, moderate, or severe.
To confirm diagnosis of BPD. Chest xray confirms diagnosis of BPD with consolidations, interstitial lung disease, overaeration.Blood tests confrim hypoxia. Echocardiography looking for pulmonary hypertension.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Donna Wilkins
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: BPD

There are no real "tests" for bpd.
Infants with bpd are those that continue to have an oxygen requirement at 28 days of age. They also have an abnormal chest xray consistent with chronic lung disease.

In brief: BPD

There are no real "tests" for bpd.
Infants with bpd are those that continue to have an oxygen requirement at 28 days of age. They also have an abnormal chest xray consistent with chronic lung disease.
Dr. Donna Wilkins
Dr. Donna Wilkins
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