JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.30, no.4, pp.446-451, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Nasal drug delivery, newborn, periventricular leukomalacia, surfactant protein D, ISCHEMIC BRAIN-INJURY, WHITE-MATTER INJURY, NF-KAPPA-B, PULMONARY SURFACTANT, LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE, DELIVERY, INFLAMMATION, MOLECULES, PATHWAYS, INSULIN
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is the leading cause of neurocognitive deficits in children with prematurity. We previously hypothesized that surfactant protein D (SPD) with its ability to bind toll-like receptors may have a possible ameliorating effect in PVL.