Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Intracranial Hemorrhage of Prematurity Intraventricular hemorrhages aka Germinal Matrix/Subependymal bleeds are believed to happen due to poor autoregulation of premature infants, sudden changes in pressure or oxygen saturation can cause sudden reperfusion which ruptures of the tiny delicate vessels within the germinal matrix Etiologic Factors Prevalence Most of the Bleeds occur earlyDay 1 50%Day 2… Read More Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Pyloric Ultrasound

Indications Vomiting usually occurring occasionally at first, then progressing to occur after every feeding and becoming projectile, which is considered pathognomic for pyloric stenosis. Delayed diagnosis can lead to failure to thrive, dehydration and electrolyte disturbances. It is the most common cause of non bilious surgical vomiting in infancy. Use a high frequency linear transducer… Read More Pyloric Ultrasound