Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 5, May 2013, pages 288-291

Refractory Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn Responsive Only to Neuromuscular Blockade


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Cardiac ultrasound. Panel A shows the large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) between the pulmonary artery (PA) and the aorta (Ao). Panel B shows the relationship between the right (RV) and left ventricule (LV), with the interventricular septum protruding in the LV.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Evolution of the pre- and post-ductal saturation (dashed and full line, respectively) as well as the lactate levels (squares, secondary scale on the right) and the different interventions (vertical arrows), according to the time (horizontal scale).