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BACKGROUND There has been no study assessing cranial ultrasound (cUS) scans in newborn infants born in equatorial Africa. OBJECTIVE To assess the cUS scans of apparently well newborn term Ugandan infants and to correlate the findings with perinatal data. METHODS An observational study of apparently healthy postnatal ward term Ugandan infants at Mulago(More)
BACKGROUND Few cUS studies of cerebral measurements are available for normal term infants. Normative data is important for evaluating cerebral structure size in symptomatic term infants and assessing preterm brain growth by term age. OBJECTIVES To (i) make linear measurements using cranial ultrasound (cUS) for major cerebral structures and intracranial(More)
BACKGROUND Newborn neurological examinations have mostly been developed in high-resource settings with cohorts comprising predominantly white Caucasian infants. No comparison has been made with different populations. AIMS To (i) establish the range of neurological findings in apparently well newborn term Ugandan infants, (ii) compare these findings to(More)
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