Transient tachypnea of the newborn: what is new?

Yurdakok M.

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.23, pp.24-26, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


An infant born by cesarean delivery is at risk of having excessive pulmonary fluid which makes predisposition to transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN), because fetal thorax compression during labor leads to the loss of large volumes liquid from the lungs. At birth, the pulmonary epithelium switches from predominantly facilitated Cl