What is the prevalence of neurologic sequelae in persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Kate A Tauber, MD; Chief Editor: Howard S Weber, MD, FSCAI  more...
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Although most surviving newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn have normal neurodevelopmental outcomes, as many as 25% have significant neurodevelopmental sequelae with a high prevalence of both expressive and receptive linguistic deficits. [8]


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