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Surfactant proteins gene variants in premature newborn infants with severe respiratory distress syndrome

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Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association
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Somaschini, M.; Presi, S.; Ferrari, M.; Vergani, B.; Carrera, P.

OBJECTIVE: Genetic surfactant dysfunction causes respiratory failure in term and near-term newborn infants, but little is known of such condition in prematures. We evaluated genetic surfactant dysfunction in premature newborn infants with severe RDS. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 68 preterm newborn infants with gestational age

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