Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn should be approached depends on the pathophysiology to give an appropriate treatment. Shock in newborn infants requires careful assessment to direct early and specific interventions. As shock in newborn infants is often recognized in the uncompensated phase by the presence of hypotension, which may be too late.
This Webinar aims to discuss the management of PPHN based on its pathophysiology and neonatal shock in newborn infants. Approaches for management of PPHN and neonatal shock will be described based on a neonatologist driven functional echocardiography at bed side which can help in making a logical choice of intervention (fluid therapy, inotropic therapy or vasopressor therapy) in those infants.