Neonatal cerebral Doppler: arterial and venous flow velocity measurements using color and pulsed Doppler system.


OBJECTIVE To contribute to the establishment of reference values of blood flow velocity assessed by cerebral Doppler in healthy infants related to gestational age and birth weight during the first week of life. METHODS Five arteries and three veins were evaluated respectively in 120 (74 premature) newborns and in 100 (70 preterm) infants. In a quarter of… (More)