TABLE 3

Characteristics of 40 Infants Diagnosed With HIE

Male/female (n = 40), n:n23:17
Gestational age at birth, median (range), wk39 (36–42)
Birth weight, median (range), g3395 (2215–4730)
Classification of stage of HIE, n (%)
    Stage 16 (15)
    Stage 218 (45)
    Stage 316 (40)
Infants with 5-min Apgar scores ≤5, n (%)25 (62)
No. (%) of infants with first pH ≤7.110 (25)
No. (%) of infants with first base deficit ≤1222 (55)
No. (%) of infants with clinical seizures29 (72)
No. (%) of infants given anticonvulsants28 (70)
No. (%) of infants requiring mechanical ventilation34 (85)
Age at bedside EEG monitoring, median (range), d22 h (0–5)
Age at MRI, median (range), d5.2 (0–13)
No. (%) of infants who died9 (22)