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The value of serum pro-oxidant/antioxidant balance in the assessment of asphyxia in term neonates

Abstract Objective: Asphyxia is a major cause of disabilities in term-born infants. Here we have explored the value in HIE (hypoxic-ischemic-encephalopathy) of using a combination of serum pro-oxidant/antioxidant balance (PAB) assay for predicting the prognosis of asphyxia. Method: Ninety term … Continue reading

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Hypothermia, hypotension and brain injury

Babies who suffer asphyxia are sometimes treated by having their body temperature reduced (hypothermia). This can sometimes lead to abnormally low blood pressure (hypotension) which, in turn, can lead to brain injuries. In this study a team of researchers, led … Continue reading

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