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Neuromonitoring of preterm infants (c) Dr RawheaD (
Preterm brain injury constitutes a significant threat to the preterm infant. Monitoring the developing preterm brain seems of utmost importance. Our group ist particularly interested in the potential of amplitude integrated electroencephalogram (aEEG) monitoring in preterm infants.

Risk factors for and prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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SIDS incidence has successfully been reduced by characterization of risk predictors and information of care-givers about prevention. Ursula Kiechl-Kohlendorfer is member of the International Society of Infant death (ISPID) and is engaged in international cooperation regarding SIDS epidemiology.

Follow-up of preterm infants <32 weeks of gestation

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Children born preterm are at risk for neurodevelopmental delay/disorder. Therefore regular follow-up visits are important not only to provide support for these children and their parents but also for research purposes and quality control of neonatal intensive care.

NEOBRAIN (Neonatal estimation of brain damage risk and identification of neuroprotectants

NEOBRAIN, committed to protecting the newborn brain (c) Keller
NEOBRAIN is an international research consortium funded by the European Union and is committed to protect the newborn brain.
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