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Pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary heart are severe complications of broncho-pulmonary dysplasia, accompanied by poor prognosis and high mortality. Based on Doppler echocardio-graphy in 100 children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, the frequency of pulmonary hypertension de-velopment and pulmonary heart formation was determined. The risk factors for these complications and mortality outcomes have been defined. The quantitative evaluation of the informative value of electro-cardiographic, radiographic, computer tomographic signs of pulmonary hypertension in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia was performed. The correspondence of the functional classes of pulmonary hypertension in the Panamanian classification of hypertensive vascular lung disease in children (2011) to the degree of increase in systolic pressure in the pulmonary artery and the severity of hypoxemia was defined.

E A Degtyareva

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RUDN University, Moscow, Russia; Childrens Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 6, Moscow, Russia 117198, Москва, ул. Миклухо-Маклая, 8

D Yu Ovsyannikov

RUDN University, Moscow, Russia; Childrens Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 6, Moscow, Russia 117198, Москва, ул. Миклухо-Маклая, 8

доктор медицинских наук, зав. каф. педиатрии Российского университета дружбы народов.

N O Zaitseva

Childrens Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 6, Moscow, Russia

A A Shokin

Childrens Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 6, Moscow, Russia

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