Sodium transport in airway epithelium correlates with lung compliance in healthy newborn infants

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    "To study the relation between sodium transport in airway epithelium and postnatal pulmonary adaptation, we measured nasal potential difference at 1 to 4 hours and lung compliance at 21 to 48 hours after birth in 20 healthy infants. Sodium transport correlated with lung compliance (r(2)=0.40, P < .003). Airway sodium transport plays a role in postnatal pulmonary adaptation."
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
    Pages (from-to)273-276
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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