MRI and withdrawal of life support from newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

@article{Wilkinson2010MRIAW,
  title={MRI and withdrawal of life support from newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.},
  author={Dominic Jc Wilkinson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={e451-8}
}
The majority of deaths in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) follow decisions to withdraw life-sustaining treatment. Clinicians use prognostic tests including MRI to help determine prognosis and decide whether to consider treatment withdrawal. A recently published meta-analysis provided valuable information on the prognostic utility of magnetic resonance (MR) biomarkers in HIE and suggested, in particular, that proton MR spectroscopy is the most accurate predictor of… CONTINUE READING

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