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Nitric oxide treatment for fulminant pulmonary hypertension.
  1. K G Allman,
  2. J D Young,
  3. J E Stevens,
  4. L N Archer
  1. Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, Nuffield.

    Abstract

    A 3 year old child with known pulmonary haemosiderosis suffered acute circulatory collapse secondary to raised pulmonary vascular resistance. Nitric oxide inhalation produced a profound improvement in circulatory parameters and gaseous exchange. Nitric oxide may have a therapeutic role in acute pulmonary hypertensive crisis.

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