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Both fetal and maternal factors contribute to birth asphyxia.
After two weeks of treatment, the values of cTn-I and CK-MB in the neonates with asphyxia were examined again.
But Dr Rodgers said there were no indications that Janet died of asphyxia and instead suggested it was due to a "combination of things", such as possibly having her face pushed into the ground or a hand over her mouth compromising her breathing while under "physiological stress".
7] observed that investments towards establishing robust health information systems to capture the magnitude of birth asphyxia in most African countries had lagged.
Perinatal asphyxia is the major and serious cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates globally.
History was taken from the parents of all children with cerebral palsy brought to the Outpatient Department of the Neurosurgery; the information was filled on a predesigned Performa including the age, sex, location, hospital or home delivery, normal vaginal delivery or delivery through caesarian section, presence or absence of birth asphyxia, seizures, any congenital anomaly such as microcephaly or not.
So, by this study physician can alert about the outcomes, especially perinatal asphyxia where other investigations as Doppler velocimetry is not available, and make plan to progress the pregnancy or deliver the baby.
Objective: A transient period of asphyxia in the newborn is an obligatory part of normal parturition.
Keywords: Neonatal death, Preterm birth, Neonatal sepsis, Birth asphyxia, Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy.
EDyRNE (CyHAN)- Europe hope of 106 Syrian illegal immigrants, who stuffed inside a semi-trailer truck, was ended when they rescued from possible asphyxia by Turkish Gendarmerie units in western Turkish province of Edirne.