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Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a term for a mild respiratory problem of babies that begins after birth and lasts about three days. Other terms for TTN are "wet lungs" or type II respiratory distress syndrome.
How Boston Children's Hospital approaches TTN
As one of the largest pediatric pulmonary services in the country, Children's Division of Respiratory Diseases cares for more than 8,000 patients each year. Our multi-disciplinary team of pediatric pulmonologists, pulmonary nurse specialists, physical therapists and social workers diagnose and provide care to children with numerous pulmonary disorders.
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