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Lung interstitial cells during alveolarization
Chang Won Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(12):979-984.   Published online December 31, 2010

Recent progress in neonatal medicine has enabled survival of many extremely low-birth-weight infants. Prenatal steroids, surfactants, and non-invasive ventilation have helped reduce the incidence of the classical form of bronchopulmonary dysplasia characterized by marked fibrosis and emphysema. However, a new form of bronchopulmonary dysplasia marked by arrest of alveolarization remains a complication in the postnatal course of extremely low-birth-weight infants....

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Factors Involved in Lung Development and Alveolarization
Min Soo Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2004;47(10):1031-1035.   Published online October 15, 2004
Lung development is a sum of processes that involve harmonized orchestration of expressions of various factors in time and space. The mastermind governing these phenomena is not known, but cumulative efforts so far have helped us gain some insights as to what are involved in and how complex the developmental process is. Beginning as primitive foregut, lungs undergo processes called...
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