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What is the definition of Infantile Apnea?
Infantile apnea is a cessation of respiratory air flow that may affect newborns or older children because of neurological impairment of the respiratory rhythm or obstruction of air flow through the air passages. The symptoms include cyanosis, pallor or bradycardia and snoring in case of obstructive apnea.
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What are the alternative names for Infantile Apnea?
  • Infantile apnea
  • AOI
  • Apnea of infancy
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What are the latest Infantile Apnea Clinical Trials?
Evaluating the Alimentary and Respiratory Tracts in Health and Disease (EARTH) Research Program.

Summary: The investigators have established the Evaluating the Alimentary and Respiratory Tracts in Health and disease (EARTH) research program. It provides a structured approach to analysing gastrointestinal and respiratory microbiomes, along with diet and symptomatology, in children with a gastrointestinal and/or respiratory condition with recognised long-term morbidity (e.g. cystic fibrosis, obstructive...

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The Caffeine Therapy in the Fetal to Neonatal Transition in Preterms

Introduction: The caffeine is used in the treatment for apnea of prematurity and it has several positive effects in the neurodevelopment of preterm babies. There are innumerable observational studies suggesting that initiating caffeine in the first hours of life may offer more benefits in the reduction of the necessity of intubation and in ventilation time. It is necessary to expand further research on the best...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Infantile Apnea?
Effect of Prophylactic Caffeine on Noninvasive Respiratory Support in Preterm Neonates Weighing 1250-2000 g: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Optimized Detection of Central Apneas Preceding Late-Onset Sepsis in Premature Infants.
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Body Motion Detection in Neonates Based on Motion Artifacts in Physiological Signals from a Clinical Patient Monitor.