September 2013. Volume 9. Number 3

In infants with mild head injuries, are there risk factors predictors of intracerebral damage?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Claudet I, Gurrera E, Honorat R, Rekhroukh H, Casasoprana A, Grouteau E. Home falls in infants before walking acquisition. Arch Pediatr. 2013;20:484-91.
Reviewers: Cuestas Montañés E1, Ortega Páez E2.
1Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
2CS Maracena. Distrito metropolitano. Granada. España.
Correspondence: Eduardo José Cuestas Montañés. Email: eduardo.cuestas@gmail.com
Reception date: 08/08/2013
Acceptance date: 12/08/2013
Publication date: 04/09/2013

Abstract

Authors' conclusions: as no validated predictive score exist and pending the contribution of the S-100B protein assay, the identificatión of infants at high risk for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and justifying neuroimagining is based on the search for predisposing factors and circunstances.

Reviewers' commentary: risk factors significance advised to suspect more brain lesions were emergency referral by a physician, age less than three months and dropped from a height greater than 90 cm.

How to cite this article

Cuestas Montañés E, Ortega Páez E. En lactantes con traumatismos craneales leves, ¿existen factores de riesgo predictores de lesión intracerebral? Evid Pediatr.2013;9:43.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Claudet I, Gurrera E, Honorat R, Rekhroukh H, Casasoprana A, Grouteau E. Home falls in infants before walking acquisition. Arch Pediatr. 2013;20:484-91.
Reviewers: Cuestas Montañés E1, Ortega Páez E2.
1Servicio de Pediatría y Neonatología. Hospital Privado. Centro Formador. Facultad de Ciencias Médicas. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Córdoba. Argentina.
2CS Maracena. Distrito metropolitano. Granada. España.
Correspondence: Eduardo José Cuestas Montañés. Email: eduardo.cuestas@gmail.com
Reception date: 08/08/2013
Acceptance date: 12/08/2013
Publication date: 04/09/2013

How to cite this article

Cuestas Montañés E, Ortega Páez E. En lactantes con traumatismos craneales leves, ¿existen factores de riesgo predictores de lesión intracerebral? Evid Pediatr.2013;9:43.

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