Neonatal lung remodeling: structural, inflammatory, and ventilator-induced injury.

Journal Article (Review)

The developing lung is subject to events, both prenatal and postnatal, that alter the normal developmental process. The degree of insult or injury affects how the lung functions at birth and then responds to the insult throughout childhood. In this article, only 3 of the influences are examined: structural, inflammatory, and mechanical. It is recognized that there is a plethora of other factors that influence lung remodeling.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Turner, BS; Bradshaw, W; Brandon, D

Published Date

  • October 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 362 - 376

PubMed ID

  • 16292137

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0893-2190

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States