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General pediatric medicine and surgery

This section considers studies of general medicine and surgical intervention in children and adolescents.

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  1. While caudal block has been widely used during pediatric lower limbs and lower abdominal surgeries, few studies to date have evaluated the perioperative effects of caudal block on pediatric patients in laparos...

    Authors: Bingdong Tao, Kun Liu, Dandan Wang, Mengmeng Ding, Ni Yang and Ping Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:427

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The initial episode of angioedema in children can be potential life-threatening due to the lack of prompt identification and treatment. We aimed to analyze the factors predicting the severity and outcomes of t...

    Authors: Yuan-Jhen Syue, Chao-Jui Li, Wen-Liang Chen, Tsung-Han Lee, Cheng-Chieh Huang, Mei-Chueh Yang, Chih-Ming Lin, Meng-Huan Wu, Chu-Chung Chou, Chin-Fu Chang and Yan-Ren Lin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:423

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  3. Given the rarity of pediatric surgical disease, it is important to consider available large-scale data resources as a means to better study and understand relevant disease-processes and their treatments. The M...

    Authors: Arin L. Madenci, Cathaleen K. Madsen, Nicollette K. Kwon, Lindsey L. Wolf, Kristin A. Sonderman, Jill M. Zalieckas, Samuel E. Rice-Townsend, Adil H. Haider, Robert L. Ricca, Brent R. Weil, Christopher B. Weldon and Tracey P. Koehlmoos

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:419

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The use and optimal duration of treatment with nebulized hypertonic saline (HS) in infants hospitalized for acute bronchiolitis is unclear. The objective was to compare the efficacy of 1 versus 3 days of nebul...

    Authors: Gaëlle Beal, Catherine Barbier, Sophie Thoret, Amandine Rubio, Mathilde Bonnet, Roseline Mazet, Anne Ego and Isabelle Pin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:417

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective treatment for children with persistent asthma. However adverse effects of ICS on Hypothalamo Pituitary Adrenal (HPA) axis, growth and bone metabolism are a ...

    Authors: Anuradha KWDA, Prematilake GLDC, Batuwita BAUI, Kannangoda KASR, Hewagamage US, Wijeratne S, Lankatilake Kantha and de Silva KSH

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:411

    Content type: Research article

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  6. To explore the changes of inflammatory and oxidative stress responses in Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) children, and further analyzed the therapeutic effects and mechanisms of hemoperfusion (HP) on HSP with s...

    Authors: Ying Zhu, Yang Dong, Lin Wu and Fang Deng

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:409

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Several studies have investigated motor and cognitive skills in infants as well as gross motor abilities in schoolchildren treated for congenital idiopathic clubfoot, mostly indicating specific impairments in ...

    Authors: Julia Dillmann, Gudrun Schwarzer and Christian-Dominik Peterlein

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:394

    Content type: Research article

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  8. In young children, β-thalassemia major (β-TM) is associated with potentially severe clinical characteristics, including poor growth, feeding difficulties, hepatosplenomegaly, bone metabolic disorders, and skel...

    Authors: Uet Yu, Li Chen, Xiaodong Wang, Xiaoling Zhang, Yue Li, Feiqiu Wen and Sixi Liu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:375

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Aspiration of grass inflorescences is an extremely rare phenomenon with potential diagnostic difficulties. Due to its special shape, each coughing and respiratory action helps its migration towards the periphe...

    Authors: Anna Rieth, Tamás Kovács, Zoltán Novák, Katalin Kapus, Aurél Ottlakán, Tibor Németh and József Furák

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:368

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Active monitoring of hospitalised adults, using handheld electronic physiological surveillance systems, is associated with reduced in-patient mortality in the UK. Potential also exists to improve the recogniti...

    Authors: Gerri Sefton, Bernie Carter, Steven Lane, Matthew Peak, Ceu Mateus, Jen Preston, Fulya Mehta, Bruce Hollingsworth, Roger Killen and Enitan D. Carrol

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:359

    Content type: Study protocol

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  11. Clubfoot is a treatable abnormality that can be managed with early intervention. However, there is a lack of public knowledge regarding clubfoot, which can delay treatment. This study aimed to assess the publi...

    Authors: Abdulmonem Alsiddiky, Salman Alrwibaah, Abdulrahman Alqahtani, Abdulmalek Alnujidi, Abdullah Alhomaidhi, Abdulla Almasoud and Raheef Alatassi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:358

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Newborn screening (NBS) for cystic fibrosis (CF) improves nutritional outcomes. Despite early dietetic intervention some children fail to grow optimally. We report growth from birth to 2 years in a cohort of c...

    Authors: K. D. Patterson, T. Kyriacou, M. Desai, W. D. Carroll and F. J. Gilchrist

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:356

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC) is typically more extensive and has a more active disease course than adult UC, and requires early treatment augmentation to achieve and maintain disease remission. The presen...

    Authors: Hitoshi Tajiri, Katsuhiro Arai, Seiichi Kagimoto, Reiko Kunisaki, Nobuyuki Hida, Noriko Sato, Hiroshi Yamada, Mieko Nagano, Yutaka Susuta, Kunihiko Ozaki, Kazuoki Kondo and Toshifumi Hibi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:351

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Musculoskeletal injury, including fracture, is one of the most common causes of morbidity in pediatric patients. The purpose of this epidemiologic study is to determine the prevalence and risk factors for frac...

    Authors: Jared A. Wolfe, Heather Wolfe, Amanda Banaag, Scott Tintle and Tracey Perez Koehlmoos

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:343

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The aim of the current research was to investigate the unplanned readmission rates and identify the risk factors of unplanned readmissions in pediatric general surgical specialties.

    Authors: Chao Zheng, Hong Zhou, Hai Zhu, Bailin Chen, Lin Qiu and Chunbao Guo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:340

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  16. Esophageal atresia (EA) is a rare congenital malformation, which is characterized by the discontinuity of the esophagus. We investigated the agreement between mothers’, fathers’, and children’s’ ratings on hea...

    Authors: Stefanie Witt, Janika Bloemeke, Monika Bullinger, Jens Dingemann, Michaela Dellenmark-Blom and Julia Quitmann

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:330

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious disease with significant morbidity/mortality. Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) is a live-attenuated vaccine used in the United States (US) since the early 1970s to prevent m...

    Authors: David A. Geier, Janet K. Kern and Mark R. Geier

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:325

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Few data are currently available for Kawasaki disease (KD) below 12 months especially in Caucasians. This study aims to analyze clinical and laboratory features of KD among an Italian cohort of infants.

    Authors: Greta Mastrangelo, Rolando Cimaz, Giovani Battista Calabri, Gabriele Simonini, Donatella Lasagni, Massimo Resti and Sandra Trapani

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:321

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Sudan falls in the meningitis belt where most global cases of bacterial meningitis are reported. Highly accurate decision support tools have been developed by international specialized societies to guide the d...

    Authors: Nada Abdelghani Abdelrahim, Imad Mohammed Fadl-Elmula and Hassan Mohammed Ali

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:319

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is a global public health issue that affect more than 2 billion individuals worldwide. However evidence for optimal management of IDA is lacking.

    Authors: Hadi J. Al Sulayyim, Ali Al Omari and Motasim Badri

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:314

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Traditional percutaneous device closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects (PmVSDs) is a minimally invasive technique, but can result in high radiation exposure and can result in potential arterial c...

    Authors: Haisong Bu, Yifeng Yang, Qin Wu, Wancun Jin and Tianli Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:302

    Content type: Technical advance

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  22. Children with medical complexity (CMC) account for an increasing proportion of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admissions across North America. Their risk of unscheduled PICU admission is threefold compar...

    Authors: Janet E. Rennick, Isabelle St-Sauveur, Alyssa M. Knox and Margaret Ruddy

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:272

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The purpose of this study was to describe the demographic characteristics and prognosis of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after a pediatric emergency department (PED) return visit within 72 h.

    Authors: Charng-Yen Chiang, Fu-Jen Cheng, Yi-Syun Huang, Yu-Lun Chen, Kuan-Han Wu and I-Min Chiu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:268

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Behçet’s disease (BD) is a rare vasculitic disorder affecting all sizes of vessels. Among BD patients, 4 to 25% of patients with diagnosed age younger than 16 years old are defined as juvenile BD (JBD). This s...

    Authors: Ya-Chiao Hu, Yao-Hsu Yang, Yu-Tsan Lin, Li-Chieh Wang, Hsin-Hui Yu, Jyh-Hong Lee and Bor-Luen Chiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:232

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Neonatal bloodspot screening (NBS) identifies conditions to offer early intervention and minimize irreversible damage. NBS policies guide a comprehensive system including processes for storage of neonatal drie...

    Authors: Marleen E. Jansen, Lion J. M. van den Bosch, Marjolein J. Hendriks, Mariska M. J. Scheffer, Marie-Louise Heijnen, Conor M. W. Douglas and Carla G. van El

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:230

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Manganese is a critical trace element that not only has antioxidant properties, but also is essential for various metabolic pathways and neurotransmitters production. However, it can be toxic at high levels, p...

    Authors: Azita Tavasoli, Khadije Arjmandi Rafsanjani, Saba Hemmati, Marziyeh Mojbafan, Elham Zarei and Soudabeh Hosseini

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:229

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Scurvy is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind. Although presently rare in the developed world, scurvy was a common potentially fatal disease. In recent times, the most common risk factors for scurvy in...

    Authors: Robin M. Lund, Mara L. Becker, Steven Shapiro, Tyler Allison and Julia G. Harris

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:228

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Propranolol hydrochloride is the first-line agent recommended for the treatment of infantile hemangiomas (IH). Serious adverse effects of propranolol therapy for hemangiomas are infrequent.

    Authors: Ilirjana Bakalli, Elmira Kola, Robert Lluka, Ermela Celaj, Durim Sala, Inva Gjeta, Sashenka Sallabanda and Dea Klironomi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:216

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Intussusception is a gastrointestinal condition in which early treatment is critical. Although its epidemiology and comorbidities have been studied, few studies have included the entire pediatric population of...

    Authors: Soojin Jo, In Seok Lim, Soo Ahn Chae, Sin Weon Yun, Na Mi Lee, Su Yeong Kim and Dae Yong Yi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:211

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Gorham-Stout disease is a rare condition characterized by unifocal and massive type IV osteolysis (variant of idiopathic nonhereditary osteolytic disease) with a slow progression, which is self-limiting for so...

    Authors: Mario Edgar Tena-Sanabria, Larisa Yarindy Jesús-Mejenes, Gabriela Fuentes-Herrera, Félix Alejandro Álvarez-Martínez, Nora Patricia Victorio-García and Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:206

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Pediatric ARDS still represents a difficult challenge in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). Among different treatments proposed, exogenous surfactant showed conflicting results. Aim of this multicenter ret...

    Authors: Andrea Wolfler, Marco Piastra, Angela Amigoni, Pierantonio Santuz, Eloisa Gitto, Emanuele Rossetti, Carmine Tinelli, Cinzia Montani, Fabio Savron, Simone Pizzi, Luigia D’amato, Maria Cristina Mondardini, Giorgio Conti and Annalisa De Silvestri

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:203

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) deficiencies are disorders affecting phenylalanine homeostasis, and catecholamine and serotonin biosynthesis. GTP-Cyclohydrolase I deficiency (OMIM 600225) is an extremely rare variant o...

    Authors: Kavinda Chandimal Dayasiri, Nayani Suraweera, Deepal Nawarathne, U. E. Senanayake, B. K. T. P. Dayanath, Eresha Jasinge and Kumudu Weerasekara

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:199

    Content type: Case report

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  33. The diagnosis of cow’s milk protein allergy(CMPA) may be easily misdiagnosed due to its lack of specific symptoms. Thus, experts have proposed the use of Cow’s milk-related symptom scores (CoMiSS) to predict C...

    Authors: Yongmei Zeng, Jiyong Zhang, Guoqing Dong, Peihui Liu, Fei Xiao, Weiyan Li, Liting Wang and Qianzhen Wu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:191

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Neonatal renal vein thrombosis is a recognised cause of renal and inferior caval vein atresia (IVCA). However, the long-term impact of the condition is underrecognized with a high burden of morbidity for the p...

    Authors: Stefan Lauener, Anne Bütikofer, Sandra Eigenheer and Robert Escher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:183

    Content type: Case report

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  35. A hospitalized patient’s length of stay (LOS) can have a significant impact on the performance and operating costs of a healthcare facility. Among pediatric patients, traumatic injuries are common causes of em...

    Authors: Suliman Alghnam, Jawaher Ali Towhari, Ibrahim Al Babtain, Muhannad Al Nahdi, Mohammed Hamad Aldebasi, Mahna Alyami and Hamad Alkhalaf

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:177

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Migraine is a disabling primary headache disorder that occurs in about 10 % of children and might lead to a lower quality of life. There are several possible migraine triggers in a patient’s environment, which...

    Authors: Lydia Stella Koller, Susanne C. Diesner and Peter Voitl

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:164

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Detecting and addressing aspiration early in children with dysphagia, such as those with cerebral palsy, is important for preventing aspiration pneumonia. The current gold standards for assessing aspiration ar...

    Authors: Nobukazu Tanaka, Kanji Nohara, Akihito Ueda, Tamami Katayama, Miyuki Ushio, Nami Fujii and Takayoshi Sakai

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:162

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Hypertension is an emerging disease in children and adolescents resulting in future morbidities. Cigarette smoking is one of the most studied contributing factors in this regard; however, there are contradicto...

    Authors: Mahshid Aryanpur, Mahmoud Yousefifard, Alireza Oraii, Gholamreza Heydari, Mehdi Kazempour-Dizaji, Hooman Sharifi, Mostafa Hosseini and Hamidreza Jamaati

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:161

    Content type: Research article

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  39. There is limited information available regarding the clinical management of intravenous immunoglobulin-resistant Kawasaki disease (KD). We aimed to evaluate the optimal treatment options for patients with refr...

    Authors: Han Chan, Huan Chi, Hui You, Mo Wang, Gaofu Zhang, Haiping Yang and Qiu Li

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:158

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) is an alternative to pressure support ventilation (PSV) potentially improving patient-ventilator interaction. During NAVA, diaphragmatic electrical activity (EAdi) i...

    Authors: Thomas Langer, Serena Baio, Giovanna Chidini, Tiziana Marchesi, Giacomo Grasselli, Antonio Pesenti and Edoardo Calderini

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:155

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Pediatricians are advised by the Austrian ministry of health to be vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningococcus ...

    Authors: Susanne C. Diesner, Sarah Peutlberger and Peter Voitl

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:153

    Content type: Research article

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  42. As the pediatric population requiring health services rises globally, developing countries are struggling to cater to the growing burden of non-communicable diseases - particularly those requiring specialized ...

    Authors: Amir Humza Sohail, Muhammad Hassaan Arif Maan, Mohammed Sachal and Muhammad Soban

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:152

    Content type: Debate

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