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The morphology of Cercaria cerastodermae I nom. nov. (Monorchiidae) (=Cercaria lepidapedon rachion (Cobbold, 1858) sensu Lebour, 1908) a rare digenean parasite of the cockle in Britain
Summary The mother sporocyst, daughter sporocyst, cercaria and metacercaria of Cercaria cerastodermae I nom. nov. are described from the haemocoel of the digestive gland and gonad of CerastodermaExpand
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The Digenea in marine molluscs from Eyjafjordur, north Iceland.
Abstract Fourteen species of marine molluscs, collected from the west coast of Eyjafjordur, North Iceland, are examined for parasitic Digenea. The distribution and where necessary the morphology ofExpand
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Accuracy of ultrasound in assessing cerebellar haemorrhages in very low birthweight babies
Objective To assess diagnostic accuracy of cranial ultrasound (CUS) performed through the anterior fontanelle (AF) and mastoid fontanelle (MF) in detecting cerebellar haemorrhages (CBH) in very lowExpand
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Biomarkers of brain damage in preterm infants
Objective: There is growing evidence on the usefulness of biomarkers in the early detection of preterm infants at risk for brain damage. However, among different tools Activin A, S100B protein andExpand
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Reference values of blood cell counts in the first days of life.
The lack of updated neonatal reference values for hematological parameters impacts significantly with clinical management of both healthy and sick newborns. The present pilot study was thus aimed atExpand
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New markers of neonatal neurology
Hypoxia–ischemia (H–I) constitutes the main phenomenon responsible for brain–blood barrier permeability modifications leading to cerebral vascular auto-regulation loss in newborns. Hypotension,Expand
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Neurological Abnormalities in Full-Term Asphyxiated Newborns and Salivary S100B Testing: The “Cooperative Multitask against Brain Injury of Neonates” (CoMBINe) International Study
Background Perinatal asphyxia (PA) is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in newborns: its prognosis depends both on the severity of the asphyxia and on the immediate resuscitation to restoreExpand
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S100B protein maternal and fetal bloodstreams gradient in healthy and small for gestational age pregnancies.
BACKGROUND Brain S100B assessment in maternal blood has been proposed as a useful tool for early perinatal brain damage detection. Among potential confounding factors the possibility of a proteinExpand
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S100B urine concentrations in late preterm infants are gestational age and gender dependent.
BACKGROUND Late preterm deliveries (LP, between 34 and 36wks), have considerably increased in the last decades. About 20-25% of LP infants who require intensive care and morbidity on public healthExpand
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Low-grade intraventricular hemorrhage: is ultrasound good enough?
Abstract Objective: To assess diagnostic accuracy of cranial ultrasonography (CUS) in detecting low-grade (i.e. grade I and grade II) germinal matrix hemorrhage-intraventricular hemorrhage (GMH-IVH)Expand
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