Use of amplitude-integrated electroencephalography (aEEG) and near infrared spectroscopy findings in neonates with asphyxia during selective head cooling

GÜCÜYENER K., BEKEN S., Ergenekon E., Soysal S., Hirfanoglu I., Turan O., ...More

BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT, vol.34, no.4, pp.280-286, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.braindev.2011.06.005
  • Journal Name: BRAIN & DEVELOPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.280-286
  • Keywords: Perinatal asphyxia, Amplitude integrated electroencephalography, Hypothermia treatment, Near infrared spectroscopy, HYPOXIC-ISCHEMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY, 1ST 24 HOURS, PROGNOSTIC VALUE, CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS, SYSTEMIC HYPOTHERMIA, BIRTH ASPHYXIA, EEG, INFANTS, OXYGENATION, NEWBORNS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Amplitude-integrated electroencephalogram (aEEG) at <6 h is the best single outcome predictor in term infants with perinatal asphyxia at normothermia. Hypothermia treatment has changed the cutoff values for outcome prediction by using time at onset of normal trace and SWC. Cerebral hemodynamics and oxygenation changes detected by near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) during hypothermia treatment in aphyxiated neonates are not a well known issue.