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Identification of Neonates at Risk for Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy with the Urinary Lactate to Urinary Creatinine Ratio

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The ratio of urinary lactate to urinary creatinine can help identify neonates at risk for developing hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. The ratio can also identify the affected infants who are at high risk for adverse outcomes at 1 year of age.

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