Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2021 Jul 15:101265. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine & Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:
Neonatal Encephalopathy (NE) is a neurologic syndrome in term and near-term infants who have depressed consciousness, difficulty initiating and maintaining respiration, and often abnormal tone, reflexes and neonatal seizures in varying combinations. Moderate/severe NE affects 0.5-3/1000 live births in high-income countries, more in low- and middle-income countries, and carries high risk of mortality or disability, including cerebral palsy. Read More