Brain injury in children and babies

Paediatric cerebrial hypoxia

A reduction in the amount of oxygen supplied to the brain affecting babies and children

What is cerebrial hypoxia?

Cerebrial hypoxia is a reduction in the amount of oxygen supplied to the brain. The most common brain injuries are from falls, assaults, or road traffic accidents. During childbirth it can be caused by a pinched umbilical cord. In premature babies it's a result of underdeveloped lungs where the baby is unable to manage breathing on their own.

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Our paediatric cerebrial hypoxia specialists

We have consultants who work in multi disciplinary teams to diagnose and manage brain conditions in children, specialist included in these teams include, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologist, physiotherapists and clinical nurse specialists.

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From complex paediatric neurosurgery to diagnostic tests and procedures, we provide exceptional neurological care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

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This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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