Follow-up of the term infant after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

@article{Robertson2006FollowupOT,
  title={Follow-up of the term infant after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.},
  author={Charlene M. T. Robertson and Max Perlman},
  journal={Paediatrics & child health},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={278-82}
}
While the number of survivors of term hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is lower than the number of survivors of extreme prematurity, the proportion of neonates with long-term sequelae is higher. All neonates with Sarnat stages 2 (moderate) and 3 (severe) should be enrolled in follow-up programs. The present paper discusses the clinical and imaging diagnostic criteria for HIE, which are essential to decisions about follow-up. Prognostic indicators are also summarized. The recommendations… CONTINUE READING