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- adj. Not pulmonary.
According to the report, infants who survive following ECMO have a higher rate of rehospitalization for nonpulmonary and surgical conditions, and the rate of sensorineural disabilities in infants who survive averages 6% and developmental delay occurs in 9%.
Dr. Shaul said that future studies also would need to evaluate other potential targets of estrogen in the lung in addition to nitric oxide synthases and possible effects of postnatal estrogen treatment on nonpulmonary development, including those related to the later reproductive health of the child.