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Heads up?

A new RCT published in the Journal of Perinatology suggests that a midline head position with head elevated at 30 degrees might reduce severe intracranial hemorrhage. 974 more words

Neonatal Research

A rare case of Sjögren's Syndrome associated with Intracranial Hemorrhage- case report and literature review


Sjögren Syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune rheumatic disease, whose hallmark isocularand mouth dryness secondary to autoimmune exocrinopathy [1]. These symptoms are due to excessive lymphocyte infiltration. 111 more words

Clinical Rheumatology

Antidepressants and Painkillers Could Raise Risk of Stroke

According to a new analysis, some antidepressants are linked to a slightly increased risk of bleeding stroke.

In one of the studies, Korean researchers found that of more than 4 million people prescribed the first-time antidepressant; those who also used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) had a higher risk of intracranial hemorrhage within the next month. 973 more words

Medical Condition

Intracranial vessels in traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a frequent cause of death and disability affecting millions of people every year worldwide. It is initiated by mechanical forces that cause sudden head motion. 484 more words

Computed Tomography

Its now or... later? A good question to ask ELVIS.

This study probably wins the prize for the best trial name in neonatal history, the Early or Late Ventricular Intervention Study, ELVIS.

de Vries LS, et al. 471 more words

Neonatal Research

Time to abandon the Papile classification? (part 2)

As I mentioned in the last post, the initial report of outcomes by Bassan and others showed that the infants with severity score 0, (unilateral haemorrhage without midline shift affecting one zone) had reasonably good outcomes, 7 of 8 had cognitive scores within the normal range, 4 of 8 were without gross motor dysfunction. 1,538 more words

Neonatal Research

The end of the Papile classification? (part 1)

In 1978 Lu-Ann Papile published a landmark article detailing the incidence of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in 46 VLBW preterm infants using CT scanning, describing the differing extent of hemorrhage that may be seen, and developing a grading system (there are over 3,000 citations to this article!). 1,002 more words

Neonatal Research