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Neuropathologic studies of the encephalopathy of prematurity in the late preterm infant.
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PMID:  24182957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
It has been widely suggested that brain damage in survivors of late preterm deliveries is similar to that in early preterm infants, only less severe. This report addresses this concept through reanalysis of published neuropathologic data obtained according to late preterm in comparison with early preterm ages. Findings suggest that the spectrum of brain injury in the late preterm infant, as determined in an autopsy population, is similar to that found in early preterm infants, with potential differential susceptibility for different neuronal, glial, and vascular indices. Further research is needed to more clearly define developmental cellular susceptibilities in preterm populations.
Robin L Haynes; Lynn A Sleeper; Joseph J Volpe; Hannah C Kinney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  707-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Pathology, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:
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