TableĀ 9

Recommendations for supportive measures and pharmacotherapy in PPHN and PH associated with BPD/nCLD27

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  • The above recommendations of the European Paediatric Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network relate to the grading system currently suggested by the European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and are based on paediatric data only (class, LOE). The complete list of references on the above subtopic can be found in ref. 27.

  • BPD, bronchopulmonary dysplasia; CLD, chronic lung disease; COR, class of recommendation; ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; LOE, level of evidence; iNO, inhaled nitric oxide; NT-proBNP, N-terminal fragment of pro-brain natriuretic peptide; PGE, prostaglandin E; PPHN, persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn; PH, pulmonary hypertension; VSD, ventricular septal defect.