Tag Archive: hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Jun
14

High Epo doses with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy cause less MRI brain injury

High doses of erythropoietin, 1000 U/kg intravenously, given with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy may result in less MRI brain injury and improved 1-year motor function, says a new phase II double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial published in June 2016 issue of the journal Pediatrics. Moderate/severe brain injury (4% vs 44%), subcortical (30% vs 68%) and cerebellar injury …

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