Characterization of the neurometabolic coupling in the premature brain using NIRS and EEG (2021)
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Every year, an estimated 15 million babies are born preterm, that is, before 37 weeks of gestation. This number is rising in all countries and currently represents more than 1 in 10 babies, affecting families all over the world. During the last decades, the survival rate of prematurely born neonates has steadily increased, mainly as a result of medical and technical progress in neonatal intensive care. The very preterm infants, which represent up to 10% of the preterm infants in the EU, remain at risk for adverse outcome and neurodevelopmental disability. These maladaptive outcomes have a severe effect on the children’s quality of life and a huge economic impact on society. In order to reduce ... toggle 2 keywordsNIRS – EEG
- Hendrikx, Dries
- KU Leuven
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- Feb. 13, 2023
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