Outcome of vein of Galen malformation presenting in the neonatal period
Stephanie Malarbi, Julia K Gunn-Charlton, Alice C Burnett, Trisha M Prentice, Amy Williams, Peter Mitchell, Alison Wray, Rod W Hunt
ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019
OBJECTIVE: Vein of Galenaneurysmal malformation (VGAM) is a rare but important congenital malformation presenting to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), and with a change from surgical to endovascular management, survival for this condition has improved. However, there is little reported about the medical management decisions of infants with this condition and the associated long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes. We aim to report a single centre experience of both acute treatment and long-term outcomes of VGAM for those infants admitted to our NICU soon after birth. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study over a 15-year period from 2001 to 2015 inclusive. SETTING: A quaternary NICU at The Roya..View full abstract
The following research was funded through The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.