Birth Asphyxia and the Brain

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Juni 2002



This text presents a state-of-the-art review of asphyxial brain injury to the foetus and newborn, a leading source of both neonatal mortality and long-term neurologic disability.


Foreword Harvey B. Sarnat Part I. History and Epidemiology Chapter 1. Cerebral Palsy and Its Causes: Historical Perspectives Tonse N.K. Raju Chapter 2. The Relationship of Birth Asphyxia to Later Motor Disability Michael P. Collins, Nigel S. Paneth Part II. Basic Science Chapter 3. The Biochemical Neurotoxic Cascade in Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury Michael V. Johnston, Akira Ishida, Wako Nakajima, William Trescher Chapter 4. Inflammation and Neonatal Brain Injury John D.E. Barks, Faye S. Silverstein Chapter 5. Glucose, Acidosis, and the Developing Brain Robert C. Vannucci, Susan J. Vannucci Chapter 6. Energy Consequences of Cerebral Hypoxia-Ischemia John S. Wyatt Chapter 7. Apoptosis and Necrosis in Perinatal Brain Injury Huseyin Mehmet, A. David Edwards Chapter 8. Effects of Nitric Oxide on Neuronal and Cerebrovascular Function Donna M. Ferriero, Stephen Ashwal Chapter 9. Free Radical-Mediated Processes Ola Didrik Saugstad Part III. Clinical Implications Chapter 10. Antepartum Hypoxemia and the Developing Fetus Donald M. Peebles, Mark A. Hanson Chapter 11. Intrapartum Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury Jenny A. Westgate, Laura Bennet, Alistair J. Gunn Chapter 12. Clinical Management of the Asphyxiated Newborn Malcolm Levene, Sunil K. Sinha Chapter 13. Neuroimaging of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Mary Rutherford Chapter 14. Thermal Influence on the Asphyxiated Newborn Marianne Thoresen Part IV Medico-Legal Aspects Chapter 15. Medico-Legal Implications of Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury Steven M. Donn, Malcolm L. Chiswick, Paula Whittell, Susan Anderson
EAN: 9780879934996
ISBN: 0879934999
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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