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Meconium Aspiration Syndrome and Innovationin the Approach [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2016; 47(4): 132-138 | DOI: 10.16948/zktipb.237216

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome and Innovationin the Approach

Handan Hakyemez Toptan, Nilgün Karadağ, Güner Karatekin
Zeynep Kamil Training and Research Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Istanbul

ABSTRACTMeconium aspiration syndrome is as definition a respiratory distress syndrome in newborns born to meconium stained amniotic fluid which cannot be explained with any other reasons. It is mostly a problem of terms and postterms which passing oxidative process and increased the requirement for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The mechanism of lung injury at meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is quite complex. Blocking of the airway with meconium, ventilation and gas exchange defects, surfactant inactivation, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary hypertension are associated with this complex mechanism. In this article is the approach of babies born with meconium aspiration syndrome in the light of current knowledge revised.

Keywords: meconium aspiration syndrome, treatment; newborn

Handan Hakyemez Toptan, Nilgün Karadağ, Güner Karatekin. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome and Innovationin the Approach. Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2016; 47(4): 132-138

Corresponding Author: Handan Hakyemez Toptan, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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