Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN) Observational Study

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01203423

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

This study was an observational study to estimate the prevalence of Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) among term or near-term infants with severe respiratory disease.

Official Title

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN) Observational Study

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Younger than 7 Days
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * \>= 34 weeks gestational age* On mechanical ventilation and/or fraction of inspired oxygen \>0.50; and* Had documented pulmonary artery hypertension as defined by either two-dimensional echocardiographic evidence of elevated pulmonary pressure (judged by right to left or bidirectional shunt), or a preductal to postductal oxygen gradient \>20 mm Hg
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * \>7 days of age

Investigator(s)

David K. Stevenson, M.D.