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Minerva Pediatrica 2007 December;59(6):809-12

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Use of natural surfactant in an infant with aspiration sindrome

Bisceglia M. 1, Verre M. 2, Tancioni F. 2, Piccirillo M. 2, Corapi U. P. 1, Barozzi E. 2, Vulcano S. 2

1 Department of Neonatology Intensive Care Unit “S. Giovanni di Dio” Hospital, Crotone, Italy
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit “S. Giovanni di Dio” Hospital, Crotone, Italy

The remarkable effectiveness of surfactant in neonatology suggested its use also in adults as well as in children on the basis of the pulmonary pathophysiology. We describe a case of an 18 month-old child affected by acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to asphyxy by gastric juice inhalation, successfully treated with porcine surfactant (Curosurf®) associated with ventilatory therapy.

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