Leukomalacia

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Leukomalacia

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The terms "Leukomalacia" returned 55 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Visuospatial working memory in toddlers with a history of periventricular Leukomalacia: an EEG narrow-band power analysis.
 

Author(s): María Luisa García-Gomar, Efraín Santiago-Rodríguez, Mario Rodríguez-Camacho, Thalía Harmony

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Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL) affects white matter, but grey matter injuries have also been reported, particularly in the dorsomedial nucleus and the cortex. Both structures have been related to working memory (WM) processes. The aim of this study was to compare behavioral performances ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2013

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12/15-lipoxygenase expression is increased in oligodendrocytes and microglia of periventricular leukomalacia.
 

Author(s): Robin L Haynes, Klaus van Leyen

Journal: Dev. Neurosci.. 2013 ;35(2-3):140-54.

 

Oxidative stress involving premyelinating oligodendrocytes (OLs) is a major factor in the pathogenesis of preterm white matter injury. In animal and cell culture studies, activation of the lipid-oxidizing enzyme 12/15-lipoxygenase (12/15-LOX) plays a central role as an inflammatory ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2013

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Application of decision tree in the prediction of periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) occurrence in neonates after heart surgery.
 

Author(s): Ali Jalali, Daniel J Licht, C Nataraj

Journal: Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 ;2012():5931-4.

 

This paper is concerned with the prediction of the occurrence of periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) that occurs in neonates after heart surgery. The data which is collected over a period of 12 hours after cardiac surgery contains vital measurements as well as blood gas measurements ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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The terms "Leukomalacia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Periventricular leukomalacia - fungal mimicker in newborn brain: a case report with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Kirti Gupta, Nidhi Sharma, Venkataseshan Sundaram, Rakesh Kumar Vasishta, Nandita Kakkar

Journal: Neurol India. ;58(6):951-3.

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2010

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Progress in periventricular leukomalacia.
 

Author(s): Wenbin Deng, Jeanette Pleasure, David Pleasure

Journal: Arch. Neurol.. 2008 Oct;65(10):1291-5.

 

Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is the predominant form of brain injury and the leading known cause of cerebral palsy and cognitive deficits in premature infants. The number of low-birth-weight infants who survive to demonstrate these neurologic deficts is increasing. Magnetic ...

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2008

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S100B as a Marker of Brain Injury of Preterm Infants
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Premature Birth; Brain Injuries; Leukomalacia Periventricular; Developmental Disabilities

 

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2014

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Recombinant Erythropoietin for Neuroprotection in Very Preterm Infants
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Infant, Premature; Leukomalacia, Periventricular; Intraventricular Hemorrhage; Retinopathy of Prematurity

 

Last Updated: 28 May 2009

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Inhaled Nitric Oxide and Neuroprotection in Premature Infants
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prematurity; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Intraventricular Hemorrhage; Periventricular Leukomalacia

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2014

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