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Quality of life cannot be predicted from a brain scan

…either ultrasound or MRI, or by EEG, or neurological examination, or even during follow-up by screening for disabilities. That title is from a recently published editorial (Fayed N, et al. Quality of life cannot be predicted from a brain scan. … Continue reading

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Timing of MRI after HIE

Three recent articles have investigated whether we should wait until a week or so after birth to perform brain imaging in infants with encephalopathy, or whether earlier imaging might be just as predictive. The three articles have consistent findings, which is … Continue reading

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Predicting Long Term Outcomes: MRI at term for very preterm babies

The most recent Acta Paediatrica includes 2 articles. One from parents of a very preterm infant that we looked after at Sainte Justine. They recount their experiences of having a baby at 25 weeks, and what happened to them when they had a brain … Continue reading

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