TITLE

Frequency of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy among Hospitalized Neonates in West Iran

AUTHOR(S)
Eghbalian, Fatemeh
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Pediatrics;Jun2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p244
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the frequency of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in newborn infants with seizure in Iran. It states that hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is a brain damage due to shortage of oxygen or blood flow to the tissues and is characterized by clinical and laboratory evidence of acute or subacute brain damage due to asphyxia. It notes that the study dealt with the criteria including all neonates with seizures due to hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy asphyxia having pH below 7.
ACCESSION #
52527626

 

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