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Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in the term infant.
|Title||Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in the term infant.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Fatemi A, Wilson MA, Johnston MV|
|Journal||Clinics in perinatology|
|Date Published||2009 Dec|
Hypoxia-ischemia in the perinatal period is an important cause of cerebral palsy and associated disabilities in children. There has been significant research progress in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy over the last 2 decades, and many new molecular mechanisms have been identified. Despite all these advances, therapeutic interventions are still limited. In this article the authors discuss several molecular pathways involved in hypoxia-ischemia, and potential therapeutic targets.
|Alternate Journal||Clin Perinatol|