Role of Nerve Growth Factor in Assessing the Severity of Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes of Perinatal CNS Lesions in Infants
Voronezh State Medical University named after N.N. Burdenko; Voronezh, the Russian Federation
*Corresponding author: Olga N. Krasnorutskaya, PhD. Voronezh State Medical University named after N.N. Burdenko. Voronezh, the Russian Federation. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published: December 16, 2016. DOI: 10.21103/Article6(4)_OA5
The purpose of our research was to analyze the association between the serum beta-NGF level and the severity of neurological deficit (ND) in children in the first year of life. Our results suggest a possible functional link between the low level of NGF and the development of severe ND. The obtained results allow us to consider the serum beta-NGF level as a useful marker of the ND severity in young children.
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