Review Article
Volume 9 Issue 4 - 2020
Surgical Treatment of Perinatal Intracranial Haemorrhage
Koppal Peter1*, Šulaj Ján1, Galanda Miroslav1 and Nikolinyová Jana2
1Neurochirurgická Klinika SZU a FNsP F.D. Roosevelta, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
2Neonatologická Klinika SZU, FNsP F.D. Roosevelta, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
*Corresponding Author: Koppal Peter, Neurochirurgická Klinika SZU a FNsP F.D. Roosevelta, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia.
Received: February 20, 2020; Published: March 14, 2020


Perinatal intracranial haemorrhage is a serious complication during brain development resulting in different degree of psychomotor retardation. According to its origin, haemorrhage can be defined as traumatic and nontraumatic. Thanks to modern care in gynaecology and neonatology, traumatic injury is rare but intraventricular bleeding of premature infants remains crucial event in postnatal care, despite technological achievements in the last decades, there is no essential improvement in prognosis for such patients. The article describes types of traumatic haemorrhages and deals with the topic of intraventricular bleeding of premature infants and options for surgical treatment. This work also includes reviews of foreign authors and their experience with the treatment of intracranial haemorrhage from departments with enough cases for statistical analysis of treatment modalities.

Keywords:Intracranial Haemorrhage; Hydrocephalus; Premature Infant; Germinal Matrix; VP Shunt


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Citation: Koppal Peter., et al. “Surgical Treatment of Perinatal Intracranial Haemorrhage”. EC Paediatrics 9.4 (2020): 44-53.

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