Magnetic resonance imaging spectrum of perinatal hypoxic-isc
The clinical diagnosis of HIE is based on evidence of fetal distress, low umbilical cord pH of <7.1 (acidosis), a poor Apgar score (0–3) at 5 min, necessity for resuscitation, abnormal neurology (seizure, coma, hypotonia), and multiorgan dysfunction. Even when all the criteria for HIE are fulfilled, it may be due to a pre-existing neurological condition predisposing to an abnormal delivery and HII. Hence, screening for infection, metabolic disorders, and congenital malformations are always warranted....;year=2016;volume=26;issue=3;spage=316;epage=327;aulast=Varghese