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A female infant was born at term weighing 3160 g by spontaneous vaginal delivery. Apgar scores were 1 and 3 at 1st and 5th min, respectively. The baby underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Umblical artery pH was 6.9. She had Sarnat stage 2 encephalopathy. Therapeutic whole body hypothermia was induced soon after birth with a rectal temperature of 33–34°C, using a water-filled mattress (Tecotherm TecCom, Munich, …
Contributors Gamze Demirel: following the patient, writing the manuscript. Istemi Han Celik: following the patient, writing the manuscript. Fuat Emre Canpolat: following the patient, revising the manuscript. Serife Suna Oguz: consultant. Omer Erdeve: consultant. Ugur Dilmen: coodinator, revising the manuscript.
Competing interests None.
Patient consent Obtained from the parents.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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