Preemie Hypothermia for Neonatal EncephalopathyResearch Question:
Does hypothermia help treat premature infants who have encephalopathy?
Basic Study Information
Purpose:Location: University of Rochester
Encephalopathy is a general term that means brain disease, damage, or malfunction.
This study is a randomized, controlled trial to assess safety and effectiveness of
hypothermia for 72 hours in preterm infants 33-35 weeks gestational age (GA) who present
<6 hours postnatal age with moderate to severe neonatal encephalopathy (NE). The study
enroll infants with signs of NE at 18 NICHD Neonatal Research Network sites, and randomly
assign them to either receive hypothermia or participate in a non-cooled control group.
Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)
Study Contact InformationStudy Coordinator: Carl T D'Angio, MD
Phone: (801) 581-7052
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