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Placental histology related to fetal brain sonography
Background: Chronic hypoxia and inflammatory processes can induce placental disturbances that may indirectly lead to perinatal brain injury. Objective: To study histological features of the placenta in relation to echogenicity ...
Hepatic hemangioendothelioma presenting as sudden unexpected death in infancy: A case report
The classification of an unexpected infant death as suddeninfant death syndrome (SIDS) depends upon a complete autopsy, death scene investigation, and review of medical history to exclude known causes of death. Death from ...
Oxytocin augmentation: Poison or potion in the multipara?
Oxytocin is one of the most commonly used drugs in obstetric practice but it is also the drug associated with the most preventable adverse events in childbirth. In this review we look at the use of oxytocin augmentation ...
Fetal general movements and brain sonography in a population at risk for preterm birth
Background: General movements (GMs) assessed three months post term are related to brain injury and neurological outcome. Aims: To study GMs in fetuses and their predictive value for echogenicity changes in the fetal brain. ...
General movements in the perinatal period and its relation to echogenicity changes in the brain
Background: In preterm born infants abnormal general movements (GMs) generally normalize before three months post term, but may persist when perinatal brain injury is present. Aims: To assess the continuity of GM quality ...