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Nutrition of preterm infants in relation to bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Author(s): Wemhöner Andreas | Ortner Daniel | Tschirch Edda | Strasak Alexander | Rüdiger Mario

Journal: BMC Pulmonary Medicine
ISSN 1471-2466

Volume: 11;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 7;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Background The pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is multifactorial. In addition to prenatal inflammation, postnatal malnutrition also affects lung development. Methods A retrospective study was performed to analyse during the first two weeks of life the total, enteral and parenteral nutrition of premature infants (
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