Mechanisms of injury to white matter adjacent to a large intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm brain

Ira Adler, Dan Batton, Bradford Betz, Steven Bezinque, Kirsten Ecklund, Joseph Junewick, Roy McCauley, Cindy Miller, Joanna Seibert, Barbara Specter, Sjirk Westra, Alan Leviton

J Clin Ultrasound 2010;38:254-258.

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Support was found for possibility that ventricular wall does not function as an efficient barrier, allowing ventricular contents to affect WM where it causes damage. PVHI may not be only or most frequent mechanism of WM damage adjacent to a large IVH.