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Clinical Aspects and Treatment of the Hypoxic-Ischemic Syndrome

  • Floris GroenendaalEmail author
  • Frank van Bel
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In the Western world, perinatal asphyxia is still a relatively common phenomenon in perinatal care. Since differences in causes and patterns of brain injury following perinatal asphyxia exist between full-term and preterm neonates, this chapter will focus on full-term neonates.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyWilhelmina Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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