Early experience with inhaled nitric oxide for the treatment of infants and children with pulmonary hypertension.

D. Easa, D. T. Murai, B. Oka, M. Dressel, P. Vanderford, S. Pelke, V. Balaraman

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When nitric oxide (NO), an endogenous regulator of smooth muscle tone, is administered by inhalation, it acts as a selective pulmonary vasodilator. This report details the treatment with inhaled NO of the first 11 patients in Hawaii.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-69
Number of pages3
JournalHawaii medical journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1996


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