Neonatal encephalopathy is the most frequent known cause of neonatal brain injury. Current evidence-based therapy consists of induced hypothermia; however, this therapy is only modestly effective. Dr. Papile discusses the risks and benefits of potential adjuvant therapies.
Describe one potential adjuvant therapy for the treatment of neonatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy.
Discuss the limitations of cooling therapy for neonatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy.
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center