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8.10 Cranial ultrasound findings suggest that the injury pathway may begin many hours before delivery in encephalopathic infants in Uganda.

Abstract:

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.
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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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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Nakakeeto, M More by this author
Hagmann, C More by this author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Volume:
99 Suppl 1
Issue:
Suppl 1
Pages:
A14-A15
Publication date:
2014-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2052
ISSN:
1359-2998
URN:
uuid:9f7677fa-3eec-4790-bf32-1e3f75e67c56
Source identifiers:
476029
Local pid:
pubs:476029
Language:
English

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