Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.

Affiliation

Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag, Auckland, 92019, New Zealand. [Email]

Abstract

Therapeutic hypothermia reduces death or disability in term and near-term infants with moderate-severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Nevertheless, many infants still survive with disability, despite hypothermia, supporting further research in to ways to further improve neurologic outcomes.

Keywords

Erythropoietin,Fetal sheep,Neonatal encephalopathy,Neonatal examination,Neonatal neuroprotection,Therapeutic hypothermia,