volume 146, issue 5, Pe2020029082 2020
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-029082
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Ivan L. Hand, Renée A. Shellhaas, Sarah S. Milla

Abstract: Neuroimaging of the preterm infant is a common assessment performed in the NICU. Timely and focused studies can be used for diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic information. However, significant variability exists among neonatal units as to which modalities are used and when imaging studies are obtained. Appropriate timing and selection of neuroimaging studies can help identify neonates with brain injury who may require therapeutic intervention or who may be at risk for neurodevelopmental impairment. This c…

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