Is Pneumothorax Size on Chest X-Ray a Predictor of Neonatal Mortality?


Ozer E. A. , Ergin A. Y. , Sütçüoğlu S., Öztürk C., YURTSEVEN A.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.23, no.5, ss.541-545, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.541-545

Özet

Objective: Pneumothorax in newborns may result in a significant mortality and morbidity. To predict who will survive or die is of great importance in the clinical management. The aim of this study is to address whether assessment of pneumothorax size on chest X-ray may be a predictor of prognosis in newborns presenting with pneumothorax.