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Surfactant treatment

Pulmonary surfactant, a lipid-protein complex that modulates surface tension at the respiratory air–liquid interface to stabilise bronchoalveolar structure, plays a fundamental role in lung... >>

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Memorial lecture on Bengt Robertson

A selection of slides provided by Prof. Tore Curstedt on the milestones in surfactant research and its pioneer and leader, Bengt Robertson...>>

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About premature babies

When delivery occurs before 37th week, the baby is called premature »

Respiratory Distress Syndrom

Is the most common respiratory disorder of many babies born before 28 weeks of gestation »

The importance of surfactant

Surfactant is a complex substance produced in the lungs before birth »

Last updated: 27/05/2015

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