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Perinatal Asphyxia

Author(s): Shajari H

Journal: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2008-2142

Volume: 10;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 151;
Date: 2000;
Original page

Asphyxia before, during or after delivery is an important cause of perinatal mortality and neurologic morbidity. The fetus and newborn are equipped with a wide range of adaptive mechanisms to survive an Asphyxia episode, and when these fail, injury can occur. The American academy or pediatrics (AAP) and the American college of obstetrics and gynecology (AcoG) committees on maternal-fetal medicine and fetus and newborn have recently defined certain criteria that must be present: Profound umbilical artery metabolic or mixed academia (PH

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