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C-0359 - Transcranial Doppler evaluation of cerebral hemodynamic alteration in preterms with early onset neonatal sepsis.

R. H. Hashem, Y. Abdalla, Y. Mansi, H. El Kiki, M. H. A. F. Shaaban; Cairo/EG Type: Scientific Exhibit
Area of Interests: Neuroradiology brain, Pediatric, CNS
Imaging Techniques: Ultrasound-Colour Doppler, Ultrasound-Spectral Doppler
Procedures: Diagnostic procedure, Statistics
Special Focuses: Biological effects, Hemodynamics / Flow dynamics, Infection
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Aims and objectives:        Worldwide annual 1 million neonatal deaths is attributed to neonatal sepsis alone [1].          Neonatal sepsis is defined classically as a clinical syndrome characterized by systemic signs of infection frequently accompanied by[...]

Methods and materials: Patient Population:       Forty-two patients from the Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)  were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. They were eligible if they had a gestational age less than 37 weeks.          An informed oral co[...]

Results: Fig. 4 Fig. 5 Fig. 6 Fig. 7 Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 Fig. 13 Fig. 11 Fig. 12 Patients:          A total of 42 preterm neonates who were delivered and admitted to the NICU, were enrolled in this study after they met the inclusion and exclusion criteria. 28 were inclu[...]

Conclusion:      Neonatal sepsis is a clinical syndrome characterized by signs and symptoms of infection with or without accompanying bacteremia in the first month of life. It encompasses various systemic infections of the newborn such as septicemia, meningitis, pneumonia, arthritis, osteomy[...]

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References:     Lawn JE, Cousens S, Zupan J .4 million neonatal deaths: when? Where? Why? .Lancet  2005 ; 365:891–900. Maria RB and Ligia Maria SR. Late –onset Sepsis: Epidemiology, evaluation and outcome. NeoReviews 2010;11: e426-e435 . Toti P, De Felice C, Occhini R et al.  Spleen de[...]

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