8.10 Cranial ultrasound findings suggest that the injury pathway may begin many hours before delivery in encephalopathic infants in Uganda.
In sub-Saharan Africa, the timing and nature of brain injury and their relation to mortality in neonatal encephalopathy (NE) is unknown. AIM: To evaluate cranial ultrasound (cUS) scans from term Ugandan infants with NE and unaffected controls for evidence of established/evolving brain injury.Expand abstract
METHODS: Infants were recruited to a case-control study at Mulago Hospital, Kampala. Cases had NE (score(1) >5). Controls were randomly selected unaffected term infants. All had cUS scans <36 ...
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