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Predictive value of early continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in ventilated preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3043368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The contribution of early continuous four-channel EEG monitoring to the evaluation of intraventricular hemorrhage in acutely ill preterm infants mechanically ventilated for acute respiratory distress was assessed in a prospective study of 54 infants of less than 34 weeks' gestation. Early abnormal EEG results correlated significantly with later outcome. They often preceded ultrasound evidence of hemorrhage and provided prognostically significant functional correlation with the grade of hemorrhage. Continuous EEG monitoring allows collection of significant data with minimal interference and could contribute to clinical management of high-risk preterm infants.
J Connell; L de Vries; R Oozeer; R Regev; L M Dubowitz; V Dubowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-22     Completed Date:  1988-09-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-43     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hamersmith Hospital, London, England.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications,  diagnosis*
Electroencephalography / methods*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Monitoring, Physiologic
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / complications,  therapy

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