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Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in the term newborn. Neuropathology, clinical aspects, and neuroimaging.
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PMID:  9394863     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypoxic-ischemic cerebral injury in the full-term infant results in a variety of neurologic manifestations. The pathogenetic events resulting in this central nervous system injury may occur throughout the prenatal period. Several clinical patterns of signs and symptoms of hypoxic-ischemic cerebral injury have been identified in the term infant. Further, characteristic neuroradiologic patterns of this injury can be discerned. Information derived from the term infant's clinical course and neuroimaging data convey useful neurodevelopmental prognostic information. Several potential and promising therapeutic agents exist may attenuate the sequelae of hypoxic-ischemic cerebral injury to the term infant.
M J Rivkin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-12-29     Completed Date:  1997-12-29     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  607-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Asphyxia Neonatorum / complications
Brain Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Brain Ischemia / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Diagnostic Imaging
Fetal Hypoxia / complications
Hypoxia, Brain / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Infant, Newborn
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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