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    DescriptionOver a mere 5 years, neonatal cranial sonography has evolved from an obscure and largely experimental imaging possibility to the modality of preference in the examination of the young brain. The almost immediate acceptance of the ultrasound examination of the neonatal brain was based on a number of coinci- dent factors, the most important of which was the emergence of a burgeoning population of premature neonates who were, for the first time, surviving be- yond infancy. These delicate patients were beginning to withstand the rigors of extrauterine life when not fully prepared for it; pulmonary, cardiac, and infec- tious diseases no longer claimed most of them. With survival, a new specter reared its head: Would the eventual mental and neurologic status of these same children be worth the expense and time needed to bring them through their first months? This issue became increasingly pressing as evidence mounted through the 1970s that very premature neonates were at a high risk for intracranial hemor- rhage and posthemorrhagic complications. An imaging modality that could evaluate the premature brain was sorely needed. The CT scanner with its proven ability to diagnose intracranial hemorrhage was of little value in this regard. So too were static gray-scale or waterpath ultrasound units. These modalities all had the same limitation, lack of portability. As neonatal intensive care units proliferated, so did the technology that would soon allow cribside neonatal neuroimaging, the real-time sector scanner.


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    Title
    Neurosonography of the Pre-Term Neonate
    Authors and contributors
    Assisted by James D. Richardson, Assisted by Dieter Schellinger, Assisted by Yolande F. Smith, Assisted by K.N. Siva Subramanian, Assisted by Edward G. Grant, Edited by Edward G. Grant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 132
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781461386056
    ISBN 10: 1461386055
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BIC subject category V2: MJT, MJW
    BISAC V2.8: MED069000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: MMPH
    BISAC V2.8: MED056000, MED033000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MNN
    BISAC V2.8: MED003070
    B&T Approval Code: N67700000
    BISAC V2.8: MED085010
    DC21: 616.07543
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MMPF
    BISAC V2.8: MED098000
    DC22: 616.07543
    B&T Approval Code: S65624400
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: R-RZ, R895-920, RG600-650, RG499.2-991, RJ1-570, RD592.5-596
    Thema V1.0: MKS, MKSH, MKD, MKC, MQH, MKSF, MNN
    Edition statement
    Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
    Illustrations note
    biography
    Publisher
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Publication date
    22 December 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Table of contents
    1 Scanning Techniques and Normal Anatomy.- 2 Pathophysiology of Germinal Matrix-Related Hemorrhage and Ischemia.- 3 Neurosonography: Germinal Matrix-Related Hemorrhage.- 4 Neurosonography: Peri ventricular Leukomalacia.- 5 Incidence and Outcome: Germinal Matrix-Related Hemorrhage.- 6 Incidence and Outcome: Peri ventricular Leukomalacia.- 7 Comparison of Two Modalities: Ultrasound versus Computed Tomography.