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What does PPHTN stand for?

PPHTN stands for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn


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Causes of patent ductus arteriosus include persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, respiratory distress syndrome, and Down syndrome.
In a case-control study, infants of women who took SSRIs in the second half of pregnancy were five to six times more likely to develop persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), with an incidence of 1 case for every 100 exposed infants (N.
In a case-control study, infants of women who took SSRIs in the second half of pregnancy were five to six times more likely to develop persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), with an overall incidence of 1 case for every 100 exposed infants (N.
An echocardiogram obtained at 4 hours of life revealed a structurally normal heart, with evidence of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, tricuspid regurgitation, a large patent ductus arteriosus with a right-to-left shunt, and aortic isthmus narrowing, without coarctation.