What are contraindications to inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Kate A Tauber, MD; Chief Editor: Howard S Weber, MD, FSCAI  more...
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Contraindications to iNO include congenital heart disease characterized by ductal dependent systemic blood flow (eg, interrupted aortic arch, critical aortic stenosis, hypoplastic left heart syndrome) and severe left ventricular dysfunction.

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