Medico-Legal Considerations in the Context of Neonatal Encephalopathy and Therapeutic Hypothermia
Neonatal encephalopathy (NE) is a significant complication of the peripartum period. It can lead to lifelong neurologic disabilities, including cerebral palsy, cognitive impairments, developmental delays, and epilepsy. Induced hypothermia is the first therapy, which has shown promise in improving the outcomes for neonates with moderate to severe NE following a presumed intrapartum insult.NE is also a frequent source of medical malpractice litigation. In this paper, we will review salient features of the American Tort System as it pertains to medical malpractice.
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Funding comes from CURE Epilepsy Foundation and the Cameron Boyce Foundation, named for Disney Channel actor who died at age 20.
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OTUD6B, which encodes a member of the ovarian tumor domain-containing deubiquitinating enzyme, has recently been associated with autosomal recessive intellectual disability syndrome with seizures and dysmorphic features. Here, we report one additional case with Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF), who has microcephaly and dysmorphic features along with renal parenchymal disease with simple cortical cysts. The family ’s first pregnancy was medically terminated due to antenatal diagnosis of ToF. A novel homozygous variant inOTUD6B (c.815T#x3e;G; p.[Ile272Arg]) was revealed by whole exome sequencing (WES) along with a previously ...