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Akush Ginekol (Sofiia). 2014;53(3):41-7.

[Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury: pathogenesis and neuropathology].

[Article in Bulgarian]

Abstract

The perinatal period represents a clinical setting of potential risk for injury to developing brain secondary to many causes, with the chance for long-lasting, profound neurocognitive deficits. Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury leads to serious long-term morbidities. The leading pathogenetic mechanisms are hypoxia and/or ischemia, as a result of perinatal asphyxia. Understanding of the underlying pathophysiology will help the physicians in the general supportive management and neuroprotection of the neonatal brain.

PMID:
25509645
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