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  1. A mobile health (mHealth) application can encourage parents and pediatric patients to be involved in caring for their child’s health condition by providing the ability to identify and actively manage chemothe...

    Authors: Dwi Novrianda, Elisabeth Siti Herini, Fitri Haryanti, Eddy Supriyadi and Lutfan Lazuardi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:274
  2. Pyriform sinus fistulas (PSFs) are rare congenital anomalies of the third or fourth brachial pouch. Dyspnea is reportedly secondary to compression by a neck mass. However, hoarseness, as the first symptom of P...

    Authors: Toshifumi Otsuki, Ryoichi Onuma, Kohei Tonsho, Dai Saito, Hideyuki Sakai, Miki Kamimura, Yohei Watanabe, Noriko Kurihara, Eiichi Ishida and Satoru Kumaki
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:273
  3. Diarrhoea is one of the leading reasons for under-five child mortality and morbidity across the globe and especially in low- and middle-income countries like India. The present study aims to investigate and id...

    Authors: Koustav Ghosh, Atreyee Sinha Chakraborty and Shoummo SenGupta
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:272
  4. The longitudinal relation between parenting practices and styles with children’s body mass index z-scores (zBMI) is poorly understood. Previous studies suggest the relationship may be complex, but small sample...

    Authors: Lisa Kakinami, Prince Kevin Danieles, Fatemeh Hosseininasabnajar, Tracie A. Barnett, Mélanie Henderson, Andraea Van Hulst, Lisa A. Serbin, Dale M. Stack and Gilles Paradis
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:270
  5. Malnutrition in childhood has lasting consequences; its effects not only last a lifetime but are also passed down from generation to generation such as short stature, school-aged children are the most vulnerab...

    Authors: Mobina Zeinalabedini, Behzad Zamani, Ensieh Nasli-Esfahani and Leila Azadbakht
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:269
  6. The purpose of this systematic review was to appraise the literature on the association between preterm birth and developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).

    Authors: Amirhossein Ghaseminejad-Raeini, Parmida Shahbazi, Ghazale Roozbahani, Amirmohammad Sharafi, Seyyed Hossein Shafiei, Yousof Fallah and Soroush Baghdadi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:268
  7. The purpose of this study was to analyze the outcomes of the combination of ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous external drainage and subsequent definitive operation to manage complicated choledochal cyst in c...

    Authors: Jiayu Yan, Chuankai Lv, Dan Zhang, Mingkang Zheng, Chunhui Peng, Wenbo Pang, Wei Chen, Siwei Wang, Xiaoman Wang and Yajun Chen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:266
  8. To investigate the prevalence of hypertension in adolescents and children in the Taicang area and analyse related factors to provide a theoretical basis for the prevention and control of hypertension in this r...

    Authors: Zhongxing Lu, Yan Teng, Lifang Wang, Lishan Jia, Zhiyun Chen and Shouling Ding
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:265
  9. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can cause invasive infections with significant mortality in neonates. This study aimed to analyze the clinical characteristics and antibiotic resistance profiles...

    Authors: Xia Wu, Chuanqing Wang, Leiyan He, Hongmei Xu, Chunmei Jing, Yinghu Chen, Jikui Deng, Aiwei Lin, Huiling Deng, Huijun Cai, Yiping Chen, Jinhong Yang, Ting Zhang, Qing Cao, Jianhua Hao, Yuanyuan Huang…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:264
  10. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a pediatric motor-based speech sound disorder that requires a specialized approach to intervention. The extant literature on the treatment of CAS commonly recommends intens...

    Authors: Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, Julie Case, Maria I. Grigos, Shelley L. Velleman, Donna Thomas and Elizabeth Murray
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:263
  11. Some studies suggest a higher effectiveness of motivational interviewing compared to common oral health instruction in healthy individuals. As regards to higher prevalence of dental diseases like early childho...

    Authors: Niloofar Falahinia, Samaneh Razeghi, Ahmad Reza Shamshiri, Manijeh Firoozi and Simin Zahra Mohebbi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:261
  12. Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects 10–15% of children. Symptoms in seasonal AR are influenced by pollen exposure. Pollen counts vary throughout the pollen season and therefore, symptom severity fluctuates. This st...

    Authors: Ellen Tameeris, Arthur M. Bohnen, Patrick J. E. Bindels and Gijs Elshout
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:258
  13. Vitamin A deficiency is one of the major public health problems in low and middle-income countries including Ethiopia. Despite this fact, little attention was given to routine vitamin A supplementation in hard...

    Authors: Bihon Berihun, Fantaye Chemir, Mehari Gebru and Fisha Alebel GebreEyesus
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:257
  14. Despite growing awareness of the problem of food security, some areas of Iran continue to experience food insecurity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate maternal performance about food security in di...

    Authors: Sedigheh Yeganeh, Niloofar Motamed, Saeid Najafpour Boushehri, Razieh Bagherzadeh and Maryam Ravanipour
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:256
  15. Treatment with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or a corticosteroid is the first choice for infantile spasms (IS), and vigabatrin is the first choice for children with tuberous sclerosis. Although corticoste...

    Authors: Jieling Li, Yujing Gao, Jie Cao, Fangcheng Cai and Xiuquan Zhai
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:255
  16. Diarrhoea is the most commonly related disease caused by Aeromonas. To improve knowledge on prevalence, this systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the global prevalence of Aeromonas in chi...

    Authors: Hamid Sadeghi, Ahad Alizadeh, Majid Vafaie, Mohammad Reza Maleki and Saeideh Gholamzadeh Khoei
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:254
  17. Globally, two out of five children living with HIV (CLHIV) are unaware of their HIV status, and a little more than 50% are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). This paper describes case-finding strategies a...

    Authors: Esther Nwanja, Pius Nwaokoro, Uduak Akpan, Otoyo Toyo, Golda Ezeh, Iheanyichukwu Elechi, Helen Idiong, Titilope Badru, Olusola Sanwo, Augustine Idemudia, Satish Raj Pandey, Hadiza Khamofu and Moses Bateganya
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:253
  18. Trisomy 18 syndrome (T18) is the second most common autosomal trisomy and has a high risk of fetal loss and stillbirth. Aggressive surgical treatments for the respiratory, cardiac, or digestive systems of pati...

    Authors: In Gyu Song, Seung Han Shin, Yoon-Min Cho and Youna Lim
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:252
  19. Irrational prescription and its subsequent costs are a major challenge worldwide. Health systems must provide appropriate conditions for the implementation of national and international strategies to prevent i...

    Authors: Reyhane Izadi, Abbas Habibolahi, Nader Jahanmehr and Soheila Khodakarim
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:251
  20. It is proposed that the development of parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis (PNAC) was significantly associated with preterm birth, low birth weight, infection, etc.; however, the etiology and pathogene...

    Authors: Ya-sen Wang, Wei Shen, Qing Yang, Rong Lin, Li-xia Tang, Rui-miao Bai, Dong Yang, Juan Zhang, Yi-jia Zhang, Wen-ting Yu, Shi-rong Song, Juan Kong, Si-yu Song, Jian Mao, Xiao-mei Tong, Zhan-kui Li…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:250
  21. The effectiveness and tolerability of lacosamide (LCM) among Chinese children and adolescents with refractory epilepsy has not yet been established. Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess the eff...

    Authors: Ting Zhao, Lu-hai Yu, Hui-lan Zhang, Jing Yu, Jie Feng, Ting-ting Wang, Yan Sun and Hong-jian Li
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:249
  22. To study the effects of vitamin D supplementation on physical growth and neurologic development of very preterm infants receiving nesting intervention in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

    Authors: Wei-qin Tang, Ning Ma, Li-ying Meng, Ya-wen Luo, Ying-jie Wang and Di Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:248
  23. Biliary atresia (BA) is a rare cause of persistent jaundice in infants that can result in vitamin K malabsorption and vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB). We present an infant with BA who developed a rapidly ...

    Authors: Kohei Kawahara, Koki Ota, Shingo Numoto, Nami Nakamura, Ryosuke Miyamoto, Hitoshi Honma, Yusuke Morishita, Katsuhisa Kawanami, Nozomi Matsushita, Shoko Kato, Kenitiro Kaneko, Akihisa Okumura and Hideyuki Iwayama
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:247
  24. We aimed to examine the reliability and validity of Chengdu pediatric emergency triage criteria in order to provide a reference for the development of pediatric emergency triage within other hospitals.

    Authors: Yingying Zhao, Liqing He, Juan Hu, Jing Zhao, Xiaolan Yi and Humin Huang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:246
  25. There is very little information on the beliefs and perceptions of mothers about SIDS and its related risk factors in Africa. To better understand parental decisions about infant sleep practices and other risk...

    Authors: Godwin K. Osei-Poku, Lawrence Mwananyanda, Patricia A. Elliott, William B. MacLeod, Somwe Wa Somwe, Rachel C. Pieciak, Arnold Hamapa and Christopher J. Gill
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:245
  26. The aim of the study was to determine the rate of cytomegalovirus virolactia in the human milk (HM) of mothers of VLBW infants, compare the CMV infection rates and the changes in CMV DNA viral load and nutrien...

    Authors: Mi Lim Chung, Heungsup Sung, Euiseok Jung, Byong Sop Lee, Ki Soo Kim and Ellen Ai-Rhan Kim
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:244
  27. Shock in children remains the primary cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Furthermore, its management outcome is improved using many hemodynamic parameters, such as cardiac power (CP) and lactate clear...

    Authors: Irene Yuniar, Reni Fitriasari, Yogi Prawira, Setyo Handryastuti, Muzal Kadim, Silvia Triratna and Mulyadi M. Djer
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:243
  28. Optimizing rectal suction biopsy (RSB) diagnostics in Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) may shorten diagnostic time and prevent need for repeated biopsies.

    Authors: Emma Fransson, Emilia Gottberg, Rodrigo Munoz Mitev, David Gisselsson, Kristine Hagelsteen, Louise Tofft, Pernilla Stenström and Christina Granéli
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:242
  29. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 has evolved into independent new forms, variants of concern (VOCs). While epidemiological data showed increased transmissibility of VOCs, their impact on cl...

    Authors: Shima Mahmoudi, Babak Pourakbari, Sepideh Benvari, Reihaneh Hosseinpour Sadeghi, Mohammad Reza Abdolsalehi, Mohammad Ali Shahbabaie, Fatemeh Jalali, Fatemeh Safari, Amene Navaeian and Setareh Mamishi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:241
  30. COVID-19 infection is generally regarded as an acute self-limiting illness in children, but it can cause significant morbidity and mortality in both healthy and high-risk children. There are limited data on th...

    Authors: Laxmi V Ghimire, Fu-Sheng Chou, Othman A. Aljohani and Anita J. Moon-Grady
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:240
  31. Congenital pulmonary airway malformations (CPAMs) are a heterogenous collection of congenital lung malformations, often diagnosed prenatally. The Stocker Type III CPAM is a rare CPAM sub-type, and, when large,...

    Authors: Megan Ottomeyer, Charles Huddleston, Rachel M. Berkovich, David S. Brink, Joyce M. Koenig and Kurtis T. Sobush
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:238
  32. Human milk–based human milk fortifier (HMB-HMF) makes it possible to provide an exclusive human milk diet (EHMD) to very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Before the int...

    Authors: Jonathan R. Swanson, Amy Becker, Jenny Fox, Michael Horgan, Russell Moores, John Pardalos, Joaquim Pinheiro, Dan Stewart and Tonya Robinson
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:237
  33. Birth outcomes could have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through changes in access to prenatal services and other pathways. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on ...

    Authors: Carol C. Guarnizo-Herreño, Giancarlo Buitrago and George L Wehby
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:234
  34. The hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is a group of rare blood disorders characterized by persistent eosinophilia and damage to multiple organs. HES can be either primary, secondary or idiopathic. Secondary HES...

    Authors: Hai-Tao Zheng, Yan Xu, Xiao-Yu Yan, Yong-Bin Yan, Shu-Xia Ma, Ling-Ling Liu and Qian-Yi Zhao
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:233
  35. The importance of physical activity in the first months of age is well known, however, with the evolution of the urban environment, the excessive workload of parents and the excessive time in growing up in kin...

    Authors: Miguel Rebelo, João Serrano, Rui Paulo, Pedro Duarte-Mendes, Jorge Santos, Samuel Honório and João Petrica
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:232
  36. This study aimed to apply near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to monitor cerebral oxygen saturation (SrO2) level in neonates before and after the change of mechanical ventilation mode, and thus, the effects of the ...

    Authors: Jingjing Zhao, Rong Wu, Wei Liu, Manman Li, Wei Wang and Lihua Li
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:231
  37. Vaccination is one of the most cost-effective global public health interventions to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality. Defaulters to full vaccination can put children at greater risk of acquiring vaccin...

    Authors: Ararso Hordofa Guye, Tadesse Nigussie, Mengistu Tesema, Dame Banti Shambi, Berhanu Senbeta Deriba, Negasa Shuma Dureso and Sisay Motuma Debela
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:230
  38. To summarize the characteristics and treatment, and analyze the prognosis of large number of infants with retinoblastoma (RB) in China through a multicenter, 10-year retrospective analysis.

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Yizhuo Wang, Tian Zhi, Mei Jin, Dongsheng Huang and Xiaoli Ma
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:229
  39. Authors: Leticia Pereira Salomão, Giselle Santos Magalhães, José Felippe Pinho da Silva, Luzia Maria dos Santos, Isabel Cristina Gomes Moura, Bruno Almeida Rezende and Maria Glória Rodrigues‑Machado
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:228

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  40. Moyamoya disease, a cause of pediatric stroke, has been shown to affect furthermore extra-cranial districts, mostly the kidney arterial site, resulting in steno-occlusive changes. Unilateral renal artery steno...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Conte, Claudio La Scola, Francesca Mencarelli, Beatrice Filippini, Elena Fabbri, Valentina Ragnoni, Elisa Ravaioli, Andrea Pasini and Gianluca Vergine
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:227
  41. Acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRTIs) among children under five are still the leading cause of mortality among this group of children in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially countrie...

    Authors: Jacob Owusu Sarfo, Mustapha Amoadu, Thomas Boateng Gyan, Abdul-Ganiyu Osman, Peace Yaa Kordorwu, Abdul Karim Adams, Immanuel Asiedu, Edward Wilson Ansah, Forster Amponsah-Manu and Priscilla Ofosu-Appiah
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:225
  42. The purpose of this study was to look into the clinical significance of the renal resistance index (RRI) and renal oxygen saturation (RrSO2) in predicting the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) in critic...

    Authors: Huili Shen, Weilan Na, Yichu Li and Dong Qu
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:224

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