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Revista Médica Electrónica

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PEREZ ORTIZ, Letier; RODRIGUEZ RAMOS, Eglys  y  SIERRA BENITEZ, Enrique Marcos. Complicaciones en la hemorragia intraventricular del recién nacido, a propósito de un caso. Rev.Med.Electrón. [online]. 2021, vol.43, n.4, pp.1108-1117.  Epub 31-Ago-2021. ISSN 1684-1824.

The interventricular hemorrhage is a frequent complication in the premature newborn baby. The case was presente with the aim of describing the complications of intraventricular hemorrhage in the newborn baby. It dealed with a female newborn baby, product of a 30 weeks pregnancy, with weight at birth of 1 600 g. She developed intraventricular hemorrhage and hydrocephalus that required different neurosurgical interventions and developed serious septic complications. Ventriculitis and brain abscesses were the most dangerous complications. Ventricular lavages were performed. Intraventricular antibiotics were used as well as systemic antibiotic therapy, frequent changes of bypass catheter to the exterior and permanence of an external ventricular bypass for 102 days. And permanence of an external ventricular shunt for 102 days. After six months of evolution, more than twenty surgical interventions, and having suffered severe septic complications, it was possible to perform the definitive ventricular-peritoneal bypass, achieving her discharge. At a year of life, the patient maintains adequate psychomotor development.

Palabras clave : hydrocephalus; intraventricles hemorrhage; newborn; complications.

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