Cerebral Palsy-Trends in epidemiology and Recent Development in Prenatal Mechanisms of Disease, Treatment, and Prevention Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability in childhood. This syndrome is the manifestation of intrauterine pathologies, intrapartum complications, and the postnatal sequel, especially among preterm neonates. A double hit model theory is proposed suggesting that an intrauterine condition along with intrapartum or postnatal insult lead to the development of CP. Recent reports demonstrated that treatment during the process of preterm birth such as magnesium sulfate and postnatal modalities such as …

publication date

  • January 1, 2017