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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 727323, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/727323
Clinical Study

Frequency and Intensive Care Related Risk Factors of Pneumothorax in Ventilated Neonates

Department of Paediatrics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Udupi District, Karnataka 576104, India

Received 13 November 2013; Revised 25 March 2014; Accepted 7 April 2014; Published 28 April 2014

Academic Editor: Dimitris Georgopoulos

Copyright © 2014 Ramesh Bhat Yellanthoor and Vidya Ramdas. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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