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Title: Intractable asphyxia at birth: analysis of the underlying conditions
Authors: Devlieger, Hugo ×
Jaeken, Jacques
Moerman, Philippe
Casaer, Paul
Van Assche, Frans Andre
Lauweryns, Jozef
Eggermont, Ephrem #
Issue Date: Mar-1994
Series Title: European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology vol:54 issue:1 pages:21-4
Abstract: A review of clinical and pathological data on 10,000 consecutive deliveries revealed that the incidence of unexpected and intractable asphyxia at birth despite adequate resuscitation was 0.24%. Lung hypoplasia appeared to be the underlying non-viable condition in 22 out of 24 infants. Attention is drawn to congenital neuromuscular disorders which were found to be the cause of lung hypoplasia in at least 4 out of 22 infants. Some helpful hints for diagnosis are given which may contribute to the final decision making.
ISSN: 0301-2115
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Section Child - Miscellaneous (-)
Section Woman - Miscellaneous (-)
Faculty of Medicine - miscellaneous
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Section Newborn (-)
× corresponding author
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