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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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DE AVILA, Reynaldo. Meconium aspiration syndrome treated with high frequency ventilator. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2013, vol.52, n.1, pp.19-21. ISSN 1024-0675.

We present a case of a newborn with massive meconium aspiration syndrome and pulmonary hypertension; the patient was treated with conventional mechanical ventilation plus supportive therapy without obtaining any results, until he was changed to high frequency ventilator obtaining a satisfactory outcome.

Keywords : Meconium aspiration; high frequency ventilator.

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