Leukomalacia

Common Name(s)

Leukomalacia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Leukomalacia" returned 77 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Corticospinal Tract Injury Precedes Thalamic Volume Reduction in Preterm Infants with Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia.
 

Author(s): Karina J Kersbergen, Linda S de Vries, Floris Groenendaal, Ingrid C van Haastert, Andrew T M Chew, Antonios Makropoulos, Sarah L Dawson, Frances M Cowan, Manon J N L Benders, Serena J Counsell

Journal: J. Pediatr.. 2015 Aug;167(2):260-8.e3.

 

To measure both fractional anisotropy (FA) values in the corticospinal tracts (CSTs) and volume of the thalami in preterm infants with cystic periventricular leukomalacia (c-PVL) and to compare these measurements with control infants.

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2015

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Relation between prognosis and changes of MBP and S100B in premature infants with periventricular leukomalacia.
 

Author(s): R Z Huang, Y J Zhang, J F Zhang, Y M Su, L Q Peng, N Ya

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This study aims to explore the relation between changes in myelin basic protein (MBP) and S100 protein (S100B) serum levels and prognosis in premature infants with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). In our hospital, 78 premature infants with PVL and 43 normal premature infants were ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2015

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Screening Cranial Imaging at Multiple Time Points Improves Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia Detection.
 

Author(s): Subrata Sarkar, Seetha Shankaran, Abbot R Laptook, Beena G Sood, Barbara Do, Barbara J Stoll, Krisa P Van Meurs, Edward F Bell, Abhik Das, John Barks,

Journal: Am J Perinatol. 2015 Aug;32(10):973-9.

 

The aim of this study is to determine whether the cystic periventricular leukomalacia (cPVL) detection rate differs between imaging studies performed at different time points.

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2015

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The terms "Leukomalacia" returned 3 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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White-matter disease of prematurity, periventricular leukomalacia, and ischemic lesions.
 

Author(s): K C Kuban

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 1998 Aug;40(8):571-3.

 

Last Updated: 8 Oct 1998

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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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Randomized Trial of Maternal Progesterone Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Heart Disease; Periventricular Leucomalacia; Brain Development; Cardiac Surgery; Neurodevelopmental Disability; Fetal Neuroprotection

 

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2016

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