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3 . 2016

Chylothorax. Clinical cases

AbstractPathology of the lymphatic system in newborns-are quite rare condition. However, within six months in the intensive care unit newborns in dty children's hospital # 1 we watched 4th case of chylothorax. The therapy is used as surgical techniques (thoracentesis, chest tube) and conservative treatment (infusion of octreotide, sildenafil, special therapeutic composition for enteral nutrition). The article describes in detail the cases of clinical experience, the treatment, the literature review.

Keywords:chylothorax, hydrothorax, nonimmune hydrops fetalis, congenital, octreotide, somatostatin, lymphatic malformation, sildenafil, lymph, pleural effusion

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Degtyarev Dmitriy Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the V.I. Kulakov Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology National Medical Research Center of Ministry of Healthсаre of the Russian Federation, Head of the Chair of Neonatology at the Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Russian Society of Neonatologists, Moscow, Russian Federation

ORCID iD 0000-0001-8975-2425

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