[Classification of intracranial hemorrhage in premature infants].

  title={[Classification of intracranial hemorrhage in premature infants].},
  author={Karl H. Deeg and Franz Staudt and L von Rohden},
  journal={Ultraschall in der Medizin},
  volume={20 4},
The most common classification of intracranial haemorrhage in premature infants into four degrees of severity is based on the results of CT-scans. However, this classification does not adequately account for some pathophysiological and morphological changes. For this reason, the paediatric section of DEGUM developed a new method of classification. This classification distinguishes more precisely between the bleeding itself and secondary changes, such as posthaemorrhagic ventricular dilation… CONTINUE READING