hypoxic encephalopathy

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hypoxic encephalopathy

[hī′päk·sik en‚sef·ə′läp·ə‚thē]
(medicine)
Brain damage syndrome caused by hypoxia.
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Cerebral hypoxia in severely brain-injured patients is associated with admission Glasgow Coma Scale score, computed tomographic severity, cerebral perfusion pressure, and survival.
Following brain injury, patient outcome can be improved by prevention of those secondary injuries that lead to cerebral hypoxia and ischemia (Bardt et al.
During the prior decade, human and animal studies have demonstrated an association between cerebral hypoxia and poor outcome.
Cerebral hypoxia is an important indicator of patient outcome after severe brain injury.
2], however, should only be used to manage cerebral hypoxia when pulmonary hypoxia issues exist.
In an acute phase of injury, stress on the autonomic nervous system and a higher metabolic demand can be catastrophic and lead to cerebral hypoxia, secondary injury, and cell death if not detected and treated early.
2] monitors in the prevention of cerebral hypoxia (Kiening, et al.
The adverse effects of cerebral hypoxia and ischemia that occur after severe head injury have been well established in laboratory and clinical studies.
Cerebral hypoxia and ischemia are two of the most important causes of secondary injury after trauma and can occur from a variety of both systemic and cerebral causes, including intracranial hypertension, systemic hypotension, and hypoxia.
9] Studies have suggested that early secondary brain insults such as cerebral hypoxia are deleterious in acute brain trauma.
2] oximetry enabled the detection and treatment of insufficient cerebral oxygenation in comatose patients and might serve as a guide to make a differential diagnosis of cerebral hypoxia.