What are some of the etiologies of PPHN?
Meconium aspiration syndrome, respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), infection (pneumonia, sepsis), lung hypoplasia (oligohydramnios, congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)), polycythemia with hyperviscosity, or maldevelopment of the pulmonary vasculature (idiopathic).
Overall improving bilateral lung aeration and interstitial edema in this baby now being treated for PPHN with surfactant and iNO.
Stable moderately severe cardiomegaly and improving moderate central pulmonary vascular congestion.
The endotracheal tube, orogastric tube, umbilical vein catheter, and umbilical artery catheter are still present.