Dr. Paul H Sammut MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr Omaha NE, 68198
Dr. Paul Sammut practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Omaha, NE. Dr. Sammut treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology
- Video-assisted evacuation of empyema is the preferred procedure for management of pleural space infections.
- Time course of lipid-laden pulmonary macrophages with acute and recurrent milk aspiration in rabbits.
- Mutation analysis and haplotype correlation for 139 cystic fibrosis patients from the Nebraska Regional Cystic Fibrosis Center.
- Unusual form of endobronchial Aspergillosis in a patient with cystic fibrosis.
- Anabolic effect of biosynthetic growth hormone in cystic fibrosis patients.
- University Med Ctr, Pediatric Pulmonology; Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Pediatric Pulmonology; Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Pediatrics
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