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Neonatology

Section edited by Elizabeth Asztalos

This section considers studies regarding all aspects of neonatal health, disease, care, and outcomes.

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  1. During the first weeks of hospitalization, premature babies and their parents encounter difficulties in establishing early bonds and interactions. Only a few studies have explored what caregivers can do to mee...

    Authors: Sonia Guillaume, Natacha Michelin, Elodie Amrani, Brigitte Benier, Xavier Durrmeyer, Sandra Lescure, Charlotte Bony, Claude Danan, Olivier Baud, Pierre-Henri Jarreau, Elodie Zana-Taïeb and Laurence Caeymaex

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:18

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Treatment and prophylaxis of sepsis in very low birth weight neonates is a matter of concern and research is being undertaken with the aim to give rise to shared approaches based on solid evidence. As part of ...

    Authors: Chiara Pandolfini, Sequi Marco, Manzoni Paolo and Bonati Maurizio

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:5

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Estimated 17,000 neonates (≤ 28 days of age) die in Vietnam annually, corresponding to more than half of the child mortality burden. However, current knowledge about these neonates is limited. Prematurity, asp...

    Authors: Alexandra Y Kruse, Binh TT Ho, Cam N Phuong, Lone G Stensballe, Gorm Greisen and Freddy K Pedersen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:199

    Content type: Research article

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  4. While survival rates of extremely preterm infants have improved over the last decades, the incidence of neurodevelopmental disability (ND) in survivors remains high. Representative current data on the severity...

    Authors: Luregn J Schlapbach, Mark Adams, Elena Proietti, Maude Aebischer, Sebastian Grunt, Cristina Borradori-Tolsa, Myriam Bickle-Graz, Hans Ulrich Bucher, Beatrice Latal and Giancarlo Natalucci

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:198

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The northern territory Nunavut has Canada’s largest jurisdictional land mass with 33,322 inhabitants, of which 85% self-identify as Inuit. Nunavut has rates of infant mortality, postneonatal mortality and hosp...

    Authors: Sorcha A Collins, Padma Surmala, Geraldine Osborne, Cheryl Greenberg, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Sharon Edmunds-Potvin and Laura Arbour

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:190

    Content type: Research article

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  6. We assessed anthropometric status, breastfeeding duration, morbidity, and mortality outcomes during the first four years of life according to gestational age, in three population-based birth cohorts in the cit...

    Authors: Fernando C Barros, José Luis Diaz Rossello, Alicia Matijasevich, Samuel C Dumith, Aluisio J D Barros, Iná Silva dos Santos, Denise Mota and Cesar G Victora

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:169

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Human milk is the optimal nutrition for infants. When breastfeeding is not possible, supplementation of infant formula with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids appears to promote neurodevelopmental outcome ...

    Authors: Maria Lorella Giannì, Paola Roggero, Charlotte Baudry, Amandine Ligneul, Daniela Morniroli, Francesca Garbarino, Pascale le Ruyet and Fabio Mosca

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:164

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Reducing neonatal death has been an emerging challenge in low and middle income countries in the past decade. The development of the low cost interventions and their effective delivery are needed to reduce dea...

    Authors: Ashish KC, Mats Målqvist, Johan Wrammert, Sheela Verma, Dhan Raj Aryal, Robert Clark, Naresh P KC, Ravi Vitrakoti, Kedar Baral and Uwe Ewald

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:159

    Content type: Study protocol

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  9. Human milk contains immune molecules involved in the protection of newborns against infections. We analyzed the concentration of Deleted in Malignant Brain Tumors 1 (DMBT1), a protein with functions in innate ...

    Authors: Sebastian Ronellenfitsch, Christel Weiß, David Frommhold, Lutz Koch, Jan Mollenhauer, Johannes Poeschl and Hanna Müller

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:157

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The frequency of preterm labour has risen over the last few years. Hence, there is growing interest in the identification of markers that may facilitate prediction and prevention of premature birth complicatio...

    Authors: Maciej Kotowski, Krzysztof Safranow, Miłosz P Kawa, Joanna Lewandowska, Patrycja Kłos, Violetta Dziedziejko, Edyta Paczkowska, Ryszard Czajka, Zbigniew Celewicz, Jacek Rudnicki and Bogusław Machaliński

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:148

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Despite progresses in neonatal care, the mortality and the incidence of neuro-motor disability after perinatal asphyxia have failed to show substantial improvements. In countries with a high level of perinatal...

    Authors: Luca Filippi, Patrizio Fiorini, Marta Daniotti, Serena Catarzi, Sara Savelli, Claudio Fonda, Laura Bartalena, Antonio Boldrini, Matteo Giampietri, Rosa Scaramuzzo, Paola Papoff, Francesca Del Balzo, Alberto Spalice, Giancarlo la Marca, Sabrina Malvagia, Maria Luisa Della Bona…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:144

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. HIV-infected women, particularly those with advanced disease, may have higher rates of pregnancy loss (miscarriage and stillbirth) and neonatal mortality than uninfected women. Here we examine risk factors for...

    Authors: Hae-Young Kim, Prisca Kasonde, Mwiya Mwiya, Donald M Thea, Chipepo Kankasa, Moses Sinkala, Grace Aldrovandi and Louise Kuhn

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:138

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Information on the neonatal exposure to excipients is limited. Our aim was to describe the extent of excipient intake by Estonian neonates; to classify the excipients according to potential neonatal toxicity a...

    Authors: Jana Lass, Kaisa Naelapää, Utpal Shah, Ruth Käär, Heili Varendi, Mark A Turner and Irja Lutsar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:136

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Increasingly, neonatal clinics seek to minimize painful experiences and stress for premature infants. Fundoscopy performed with a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope is the reference examination technique for sc...

    Authors: M Teresa Moral-Pumarega, Sonia Caserío-Carbonero, Javier De-La-Cruz-Bértolo, Pilar Tejada-Palacios, David Lora-Pablos and Carmen R Pallás-Alonso

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:132

    Content type: Research article

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  15. To determine the effect of human milk, maternal and donor, on in-hospital growth of very low birthweight (VLBW) infants. We performed a retrospective cohort study comparing in-hospital growth in VLBW infants b...

    Authors: Tarah T Colaizy, Susan Carlson, Audrey F Saftlas and Frank H Morriss Jr

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:124

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Hyperglycemia often occurs in premature, very low birthweight infants (VLBW) due to immaturity of endogenous regulatory systems and the stress of their condition. Hyperglycemia in neonates has been linked to i...

    Authors: Aaron J Le Compte, Adrienne M Lynn, Jessica Lin, Christopher G Pretty, Geoffrey M Shaw and J Geoffrey Chase

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:117

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The current decline in under-five mortality shows an increase in share of neonatal deaths. In order to address neonatal mortality and possibly identify areas of prevention and intervention, we studied causes o...

    Authors: Blandina Theophil Mmbaga, Rolv Terje Lie, Raimos Olomi, Michael Johnson Mahande, Gunnar Kvåle and Anne Kjersti Daltveit

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:116

    Content type: Research article

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  18. A number of studies have reported on the effects of iron supplementation in low birth weight infants; however, no systematic review of the available evidence has been conducted to date. Hence, we performed a s...

    Authors: Hui Long, Jing-Mei Yi, Pei-Li Hu, Zhi-Bin Li, Wei-Ya Qiu, Fang Wang and Sing Zhu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:99

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Recent studies have demonstrated that low and high birth-weight at birth are risk factors of developing diabetes. The aim of this study was to determine if the abnormal birth-weight is related with hyperinsuli...

    Authors: Luis E Simental-Mendía, Argelia Castañeda-Chacón, Martha Rodríguez-Morán and Fernando Guerrero-Romero

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:94

    Content type: Research article

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  20. In infants, vitamin B12 deficiency may be due to an inborn error of absorption and metabolism, or nutritional problems.

    Authors: Sophie Guez, Gabriella Chiarelli, Francesca Menni, Simona Salera, Nicola Principi and Susanna Esposito

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:85

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Over the last two decades, improvements in medical care have been associated with a significant increase and better outcome of very preterm (VP, < 32 completed gestational weeks) and very low birth weight (VLB...

    Authors: Christoph Rüegger, Markus Hegglin, Mark Adams and Hans Ulrich Bucher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:17

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The optimal treatment regimen or protocol for managing a persistent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants has not been well established. This study was aimed at evaluating...

    Authors: Lynda Adrouche-Amrani, Robert S Green, Karen M Gluck and Jing Lin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:10

    Content type: Research article

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