Conditions and Treatments from the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses or chemical irritants. It is a serious infection in which air sacs in the lungs fill with pus and other liquid. Pneumonia may be

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Congenital High Airway Obstruction (CHAOS)

Overview Congenital high airway obstruction (CHAOS) is a complete or nearly complete obstruction of the fetal airway. The obstruction can be due to a variety of causes including: a cyst in the larynx

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Cystic Lung Disease

Cystic lung disease is a term used to describe four distinct conditions that may share a degree of common origin during fetal development. These conditions are: Bronchogenic cysts (also called a

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Respiratory Distress

Learning the signs of respiratory distress If your child is having difficulty breathing, she may show signs of being in danger of respiratory distress. It is important to learn these signs to know how

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