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Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Evaluation of Hypoxic Ischemic Injury
This study is now recruiting.
The goal of this HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy) Study is to develop ultrasound techniques for detecting impaired blood supply to the brain using an investigational contrast agent. Our hope is to contribute to early diagnosis and improved outcomes.
Who Do I Contact?
If you are interested in participating in the study or want to learn more please contact our study team at tierradenl [at] chop.edu or 267-881-9372.
Eligibility & Criteria
Improved Diagnosis and Prognostication of Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury in Neonates and Infants Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
Eligible Age Range:
0 - 18 Months
After biparental consent, your child will receive a contrast agent through an intravenous line. Your child will have up to two head ultrasounds at the bedside: during cooling/at diagnosis/enrollment, and around the time of MRI. Compensation will be provided.