Cardiovascular changes during mild therapeutic hypothermia and rewarming in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

@article{Thoresen2000CardiovascularCD,
  title={Cardiovascular changes during mild therapeutic hypothermia and rewarming in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.},
  author={Marianne Thoresen and Andrew Whitelaw},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={106 1 Pt 1},
  pages={92-9}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical trials of mild cooling to 35 degrees C or below in infants with early hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy are under way. The objective of this study was to systematically document cardiovascular changes associated with mild therapeutic hypothermia and rewarming in such infants. PATIENTS AND METHODS Nine infants with gestational ages of 36 to 42 weeks, with 10-minute Apgar scores of 5 or less, clinical encephalopathy, and an abnormal electroencephalogram before 6 hours were… CONTINUE READING

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