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What does PPH stand for?

PPH stands for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

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510(k) clearance was also granted earlier that year for GeNO's MV-1000 Inhaled Nitric Oxide Delivery System, as well as orphan drug designation for the nitric oxide delivered by the GeNOsyl (TM) MVG-2000 Delivery System for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns.
Some sections have been reorganized, such as those on persistent pulmonary hypertension, and new chapters on global neonatal health, stabilization and transport of the high-risk infant, care of the late preterm infant, disorders of the liver, and craniofacial malformations have been added.
The ACOG committee opinion cited one study showing that women who discontinued antidepressants during pregnancy had a greater risk of depression relapse than those who continued on the drugs, whereas another study cited by the committee showed an increase in the risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension for newborns whose mothers took SSRIs after 20 weeks' gestation.