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Correlation of Thompson and modified Sarnat scores in neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

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Fig. 1: Correspondence analysis with biplot of modified Sarnat staging and Thompson score, for all three time points combined.

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PC contributed to the concept/design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; and drafted and revised the manuscript. RT contributed to the concept/design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; and reviewed the manuscript. DW contributed to the concept/design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; and reviewed the manuscript. CPSF contributed to the concept/design; analysis and interpretation of data; and critically revised the manuscript. EW contributed to the acquisition of MRI data and reviewed the manuscript. HW contributed to the concept/design; interpretation of data; and reviewed the manuscript. EWYT contributed to the concept/design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; and critically revised the manuscript. KSL contributed to the concept/design; acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; and critically revised the manuscript. All authors have approved the manuscript version submitted and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

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Chansarn, P., Torgalkar, R., Wilson, D. et al. Correlation of Thompson and modified Sarnat scores in neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. J Perinatol 41, 1522–1523 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-021-00987-x

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