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Cooling newborns to save their lives
Treatment aids newborns who have birth asphyxia
Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo is one of a small number of regional medical centers nationally with the expertise and equipment necessary to treat newborns who have birth asphyxia with whole body cooling and to participate in a related research.
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo does so in Western New York, treating approximately one to two infants per month often transported from other hospitals throughout Western New York. Women & Children’s Hospital has treated 39 newborns in this way since 2009.
To learn more about this ongoing treatment, research and how one family’s baby benefitted from it, click here:
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is the only hospital in Western New York with a team of pediatric surgeons and a full panel of pediatric medical subspecialists on site, including the region’s largest, most advanced and safest neonatal intensive care unit.
As a teaching hospital for the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Women & Children's Hospital is the regional center for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric, neonatal, perinatal and obstetrical services in Western New York and beyond.
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