Treating Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopahy with Umbilical Cord Blood Cells

Treating Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopahy with Umbilical Cord Blood Cells

  • By Oleg Mikulinsky
  • Posted 2/13/2014 1:12:47 PM
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopahy (HIE), also known as Perinatal Asphyxia, is brain injury caused by asphyxia.  It is caused primarily by systemic hypoxemia (low blood oxygen) and/or reduced cerebral blood flow.  Birth asphyxia causes 23% of all neonatal deaths worldwide.
 

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