Patterns of brain injury in neonates exposed to perinatal sentinel events.

@article{Okereafor2008PatternsOB,
  title={Patterns of brain injury in neonates exposed to perinatal sentinel events.},
  author={Akudo Okereafor and Joanna M. Allsop and Serena J. Counsell and Julie A. Fitzpatrick and Denis Victor Azzopardi and Mary A. Rutherford and Frances M Cowan},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 5},
  pages={906-14}
}
OBJECTIVES We studied (1) the pattern of brain injury in term neonates with encephalopathy with evidence of a preceding hypoxic sentinel event, (2) prenatal and perinatal risk factors, and (3) the correlation between neuroimaging findings and developmental outcomes. METHODS We identified, among 500 term neonates with encephalopathy who were studied with MRI between 1992 and 2005, 48 infants with evidence of a preceding acute hypoxic event, and we reviewed their MRI scans retrospectively… CONTINUE READING