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Transfontanellar Gray Scale and Doppler Ultrasonography in Newborns

  • Corinne Veyrac
  • Magali Saguintaah
  • Catherine Baud
  • Alain Couture

Abstract

Brain ultrasound (US) plays an important role in the detection and management of neonatal disease. It is a noninvasive, non-irradiating, reproducible procedure that can be performed at bedside, in the intensive care unit, or on an intubated ventilated newborn. In this article, we focus on the role of brain ultrasonography in perinatal brain injury.

Keywords

Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity White Matter Damage Periventricular Leukomalacia Cortical Necrosis Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corinne Veyrac
    • 1
  • Magali Saguintaah
    • 1
  • Catherine Baud
    • 1
  • Alain Couture
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric RadiologyHopital Arnaud de VilleneuveMontpellierFrance

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