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a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis

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The level of serum cTn-I was increased in three to five hours, followed by continuous disruption and destruction of myofibril, and cTn-I was constantly released, therefore, cTn-I is a serum marker of high sensitivity and specificity for reflection of myocardial cell damage.7 A previous study showed both serum cTn-I and CK-MB were significantly increased on the first day of neonatal asphyxia, showing a positive correlation.8
After the implementation of the protocol in this unit, 38 neonates among 72 hospitalized for neonatal asphyxia had the indication of TH and were included in the study.
Neonatal asphyxia is responsible for 20% of the overall neonatal mortality rate.
Since neonatal asphyxia and malaria were seen to be the major causes of childhood mortality, efforts to reinforce the existing malaria control tools and attempts at reducing birth asphyxia should be implemented.
India, July 3 -- MiraCradle is the affordable treatment for Neonatal Asphyxia and will help India and the world get one step closer to the MDG 2015 goal.
Intrauterine hypoxia, neonatal asphyxia and other respiratory diseases seen in newborns correlate to assistance during the childbirth.
The causes, prevention and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia were carefully explained so that the paediatric health care provider may develop an optimal knowledge and skills base of neonatal resuscitation."
The Committee also documented protection from intracranial hemorrhage, neonatal asphyxia, encephalopathy, birth injury, and neonatal infection with C-section, compared with vaginal delivery.
Histologic studies of children with neonatal asphyxia have revealed the presence of brainstem lesions in approximately 90%.
Until larger studies of safety, including measurements of cesarean section rate and neonatal asphyxia, are available, the currently approved methods of induction should be used.
Consequently, neonatal asphyxia was positively related to increased pulmonary pressure.
Considered to be a worldwide clinical problem, neonatal asphyxia (NA) is defined as the reduction of serum oxygen levels and nutrient supply to vital organs of neonates (1,2).
As the authors indicate, this increase in mothers delivering at the district hospital has been associated with an increase in the caesarean section rate, probably to the benefit of the child through a reduction in neonatal asphyxia and meconium aspiration.
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