Peripheral blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage.

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Summary of "Peripheral blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage."

Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) remains a major complication of prematurity, affecting 20-25% of premature infants of very low birth weight. Preterm infants with IVH are at risk for developing significant complications, including posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus and seizures. Multiple studies have reported an association between the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in peripheral blood and outcomes after acute intracranial hemorrhage in adults. However, the prognostic value of the NLR in preterm infants, particularly those with IVH, has not been investigated previously.


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Name: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
ISSN: 1872-6968
Pages: 52-56


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