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Brain Damage in the Preterm Infant : Clinics in Developmental Medicine - Nigel Paneth

Brain Damage in the Preterm Infant

Clinics in Developmental Medicine

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Published: 10th January 1994
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This Clinic in Developmental Medicine describes a meticulous survey of germinal matrix/intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants, which took place in three New Jersey counties between 1984 and 1987. The babies under study weighed 501-2000g at their birth. They were studied prospectively with cranial ultrasound; the findings were correlated with very detailed pathological examination of the brains of those who died, and with later outcome in the survivors. The numbers studied in this population-based sample were large enough both to test and to generate hypotheses about the causes and consequences of hemorrhage.

'... a very good text and has several outstanding merits.' Neil Marlow, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology

1. The central New Jersey neonatal brain hemorrhage study: an overview.

2. Neuropathologic methods.

3. Ultrasonographic methods.

4. The pathology of germinal matrix/intraventricular hemorrhage: a review.

5. Germinal matrix and intraventricular bleeding: location, extent, ultrasound imaging.

6. White matter damage: terminology, typology, pathogenesis.

7. The varieties of leukomalacia.

8. Subarachnoid hemorrhage.

9. Associated lesions: cerebellar hemorrhage, subicular necrosis, thalamic necrosis.

10. The prognosis of brain damage in preterm infants.

ISBN: 9781898683001
ISBN-10: 189868300X
Series: Clinics in Developmental Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 10th January 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.71 x 18.11  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1