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  1. Ethanol intoxications in newborns are generally due to false preparation of formula with alcoholics or alcohol consumption by the breastfeeding mothers. Rarely, intoxications occur in hospitalized newborns, e....

    Authors: Ulrike Wurst, Benjamin Ackermann, Wieland Kiess, Ulrich Thome and Corinna Gebauer
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:521
  2. Antibiotic self-medication is a common practice in pediatric caregivers in low-income countries with limited resources and represents a public health problem. Our study sought to determine what factors are ass...

    Authors: Jhon Camacho Cruz, Carolina Zambrano Perez, Maria Carolina Sánchez Cabrera, Estefania Robledo Lopez, Pablo Vásquez Hoyos, Diana Rojas Rojas and Andrea Ortiz Montaña
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:520
  3. Preterm newborn nutrition affects postnatal skeletal growth and bone mineralization, but studies have not yet fully concluded the relationship between nutrition and osteopenia. This study was intended to inves...

    Authors: Mônica Raquel Chaves Pinto, Márcia Maria Tavares Machado, Daniela Vasconcelos de Azevedo, Luciano Lima Correia, Álvaro Jorge Madeiro Leite and Hermano Alexandre Lima Rocha
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:519
  4. Surgery is a foundational aspect to high functioning health care systems. In the wake of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, previous research has focused on defining the burden of surgical conditions amo...

    Authors: Zachary Obinna Enumah, Mohamed Yunus Rafiq, Daniel Rhee, Frank Manyama, Hilary Ngude, Kent Stevens, Omar Juma and Joseph V. Sakran
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:518
  5. Xp21 contiguous gene deletion syndrome is a rare genetic metabolic disorder with poor prognosis in infants, involving deletions of one or more genes in Xp21. When deletions of adrenal hypoplasia (AHC), Duchenn...

    Authors: Na Tao, Xiaomei Liu, Yueqi Chen, Meiyuan Sun, Fang Xu and Yanfang Su
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:517
  6. Pediatric acute liver failure (PALF) is an uncommon, devastating illness with significant mortality. Liver transplantation remains the mainstay of treatment for irreversible PALF. The purpose of this study was...

    Authors: Priya Walabh, Anja Meyer, Tim de Maayer, Porai N. Moshesh, Ibrahim E. Hassan, Pravina Walabh and Christina Hajinicolaou
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:516
  7. Dysferlinopathy refers to a heterogenous group of autosomal recessive disorders that affect a skeletal muscle protein called dysferlin. These mutations are associated with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2...

    Authors: Jason Katz, Anatalia Labilloy and Andrew Lee
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:515
  8. Despite the wide use of parenteral nutrition (PN) in neonatal intensive care units (NICU), there is limited evidence regarding the optimal time to commence PN in term and late preterm infants. The recommendati...

    Authors: Kwi Moon, Elizabeth Mckinnon, Kevin Croft, Delia Hendrie, Sanjay Patole, Karen Simmer and Shripada Rao
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:514
  9. Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy with serious health implications for mother and their offspring. The uteroplacental vascular insufficiency caused by preeclampsia is associated with epigene...

    Authors: Priya Vakil, Amanda Henry, Maria E. Craig and Megan L. Gow
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:513
  10. Kawasaki disease (KD), characterized by systemic vasculitis, is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children. Herein, we developed a diagnostic model, with some prognosis ability, to help distinguis...

    Authors: Mengyi Zhang, Bocuo Ke, Huichuan Zhuo and Binhan Guo
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:512
  11. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become the most common liver disease among children with a higher prevalence among obese. Fatty liver index (FLI), an algorithm derived to screen NAFLD using the w...

    Authors: Mawanane Hewa Aruna Devapriya de Silva, Ruwani Punyakanthi Hewawasam, Chanika Roshini Kulatunge and Rathnayake Mudiyanselage Anjali Chamika
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:511
  12. Evidence has shown that active transportation decreases obesity rates, but considering walking or cycling as separate modes could provide additional information on the health benefits in adolescents. This stud...

    Authors: Gerson Ferrari, Clemens Drenowatz, Irina Kovalskys, Georgina Gómez, Attilio Rigotti, Lilia Yadira Cortés, Martha Yépez García, Rossina G. Pareja, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Ana Paula Del’Arco, Miguel Peralta, Adilson Marques, Ana Carolina B. Leme, Kabir P. Sadarangani, Juan Guzmán-Habinger, Javiera Lobos Chaves…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:510
  13. In Switzerland, from March 15th to May 11th 2020, schools and most shops were closed nationwide due to the COVID-19-related lockdown. This cessation of activities may have impacted weight gain in children and ...

    Authors: Albane B. R. Maggio, Claudine Gal-Dudding, Xavier Martin and Catherine Chamay-Weber
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:509
  14. To examine the extent to which financial impacts and community resources utilization are associated with pediatric feeding difficulties. We hypothesize that children with feeding difficulties will have more fi...

    Authors: June Okada, Erin Wilson, John Wong, Man Luo, Lauren Fiechtner and Meg Simione
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:508
  15. Rehabilitation of patients with high cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) to improve activities of daily living (ADL) is challenging due to severe paralysis. In addition, pediatric patients with CSCI are rare, a...

    Authors: Yoshinori Yasuoka, Yukihide Nishimura, Tokio Kinoshita, Yumi Koike, Yasunori Umemoto and Fumihiro Tajima
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:507
  16. This study aimed to examine the clinical effects of myofunctional treatment on children with functional mouth breathing by cephalometric radiographs and study models.

    Authors: Janvier Habumugisha, Bo Cheng, Shu-Yu Ma, Min-Yue Zhao, Wen-Qing Bu, Gao-Li Wang, Qiong Liu, Rui Zou and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:506
  17. Young people with physical disabilities face barriers to accessing health care; however, few studies have followed adolescents with physical disabilities longitudinally through the transition of care into adul...

    Authors: Kirkpatrick B. Fergus, Alan Zambeli-Ljepović, Lindsay A. Hampson, Hillary L. Copp and Jason M. Nagata
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:505
  18. Human birthweight is a complex, multifactorial trait. Maternal characteristics contribute to birthweight variation by influencing the intrauterine environment. Variation explained by genetic effects is also im...

    Authors: Maneka Haulder, Alice E. Hughes, Robin N. Beaumont, Bridget A. Knight, Andrew T. Hattersley, Beverley M. Shields and Rachel M. Freathy
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:504
  19. This study is a systematic review and meta-analysis on published studies about the Global Survival Rate of Graft and Patients in the Kidney Transplantation of children.

    Authors: Mousa Ghelichi-Ghojogh, Fateme Mohammadizadeh, Fatemeh Jafari, Mouhebat Vali, Sepideh Jahanian, Masoud Mohammadi, Alireza Jafari, Rozhan Khezri, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht, Masumeh Daliri and Abdolhalim Rajabi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:503
  20. Evidence supports an association between cholestatic liver disease and changes in microbiome composition. Nevertheless, the identification of this special type of biliary atresia from non-biliary atresia chole...

    Authors: Xinhe Sun, Yaoyao Cai, Wenwen Dai, Weiwei Jiang and Weibing Tang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:502
  21. Prolonged recovery is a severe issue in patients after Fontan operation. However, predictive factors related to this issue are not adequately evaluated. The present study aimed to investigate potential predict...

    Authors: Yixiao Song, Liping Wang, Mingjie Zhang, Xi Chen, Yachang Pang, Jiaqi Liu and Zhuoming Xu
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:501
  22. Children’s ability to engage in meaningful activities is positively influenced by their ability to move independently. Preliminary evidence in children suggests that wheelchair skills training improves wheelch...

    Authors: Béatrice Ouellet, Paula W. Rushton, Andrée-Anne Côté, Laurence Fortin-Haines, Emma Lafleur, Isabelle Paré, Melanie Barwick, R. Lee Kirby, Maxime T. Robert, François Routhier, Tatiana Dib, Yohali Burrola-Mendez and Krista L. Best
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:500
  23. Preschool age (3–5 years old) is a crucial period for children to acquire gross motor skills and develop executive functions (EFs). However, the association between the qualitative gross motor skills and EFs r...

    Authors: Amanda Cristina Fernandes, Ângela Alves Viegas, Ana Cristina Rodrigues Lacerda, Juliana Nogueira Pontes Nobre, Rosane Luzia De Souza Morais, Pedro Henrique Scheidt Figueiredo, Henrique Silveira Costa, Ana Cristina Resende Camargos, Fernanda De Oliveira Ferreira, Patrícia Martins de Freitas, Thiago Santos, Fidelis Antônio da Silva Júnior, Mário Bernardo-Filho, Redha Taiar, Alessandro Sartorio and Vanessa Amaral Mendonça
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:498
  24. A family history of arterial hypertension is an important risk factor for arterial hypertension. This study aimed to verify the mediating role of high central adiposity in the relationship between family histo...

    Authors: Tatiana Aparecida Affornali Tozo, Maria Lourdes Gisi, Caroline Brand, Carla Marisa Maia Moreira, Beatriz Oliveira Pereira and Neiva Leite
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:497
  25. Descriptions of the COVID-19 pandemic’s indirect consequences on children are emerging. We aimed to describe the impacts of the pandemic on children with medical complexity (CMC) and their families.

    Authors: Catherine Diskin, Francine Buchanan, Eyal Cohen, Tammie Dewan, Tessa Diaczun, Michelle Gordon, Esther Lee, Charlotte MooreHepburn, Nathalie Major, Julia Orkin, Hema Patel and Peter J. Gill
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:496
  26. Accessibility and utilization of postnatal newborn check-ups within 2 days after delivery are critical for a child’s survival, growth, and development. However, the service delivery is not yet improved and flu...

    Authors: Destaye Guadie Kassie, Nega Tezera Assimamaw, Tadesse Tarik Tamir, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu, Masresha Asmare Techane, Chalachew Adugna Wubneh, Getaneh Mulualem Belay, Amare Wondim Ewuntie, Bewuketu Terefe, Adiss Bilal Muhye, Bethelihem Tigabu Tarekegn, Mohammed Seid Ali, BeletechFentie, Almaz Tefera Gonete, Berhan Tekeba, Selam Fisiha Kassa…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:495
  27. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) represents a risk factor for both mother and her offspring in a short-term (perinatal morbidity) and long-term horizon (postpartum diabetes or foetal programming). Several s...

    Authors: Vendula Bartáková, Beáta Barátová, Katarína Chalásová, Petr Janků and Kateřina Kaňková
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:493
  28. Achondroplasia is the most common bone dysplasia associated with disproportionate short stature, and other comorbidities, such as foramen magnum stenosis, thoracolumbar kyphosis, lumbar hyperlordosis, genu var...

    Authors: Juan Llerena Jr, Chong Ae Kim, Virginia Fano, Pablo Rosselli, Paulo Ferrez Collett-Solberg, Paula Frassinetti Vasconcelos de Medeiros, Mariana del Pino, Débora Bertola, Charles Marques Lourenço, Denise Pontes Cavalcanti, Têmis Maria Félix, Antonio Rosa-Bellas, Norma Teresa Rossi, Fanny Cortes, Flávia Abreu, Nicolette Cavalcanti…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:492
  29. Children’s exposure to toxic stress (e.g., parental depression, violence, poverty) predicts developmental and physical health problems resulting in health care system burden. Supporting parents to develop pare...

    Authors: Lubna Anis, Nicole Letourneau, Kharah M. Ross, Martha Hart, Ian Graham, Simone Lalonde, Suzanna Varro, Alanna Baldwin, Angela Soulsby, Annette Majnemer, Carlene Donnelly, Caroline Piotrowski, Carrie Collier, Cliff Lindeman, Dan Goldowitz, Dawn Isaac…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:491
  30. Given the knowledge gap in literature on the impact of undernutrition on muscular power and agility in school-aged children, the aim of this study was to compare physical fitness in such underweight- and norma...

    Authors: Evi Verbecque, Dané Coetzee and Bouwien Smits-Engelsman
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:490
  31. Difficulty in interpreting white blood cell (WBC) counts in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) complicates the diagnosis of neonatal meningitis in traumatic lumbar punctures (LP). The aim of our study was to determine ...

    Authors: Gema García-De la Rosa, Silvia De las Heras-Flórez, Jorge Rodríguez-Afonso and Mercedes Carretero-Pérez
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:488
  32. Real-world data and study data regarding therapy with Emicizumab in pediatric cohorts with haemophilia A is scarce. Especially, data on previously untreated pediatric patients (PUPs) and minimally treated pati...

    Authors: Hannah Glonnegger, Felicia Andresen, Friedrich Kapp, Stefano Malvestiti, Martin Büchsel and Barbara Zieger
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:487
  33. Coffin-Siris syndrome (CSS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by intellectual disability, developmental delay, and characteristic facial features. Few patients with cutaneous phenotype in thi...

    Authors: Dong-Ying Tao, Huan-Hong Niu, Jing-Jing Zhang, Hui-Qin Zhang, Ming-Hua Zeng and Sheng-Quan Cheng
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:486
  34. Aspiration pneumonia is a major complication that occurs in patients with severe cerebral palsy and is associated with their survival prognosis, necessitating appropriate assessment and response. We focused on...

    Authors: Nobukazu Tanaka, Kanji Nohara, Chisato Uota, Nami Fujii, Aya Obana, Katsuji Tanaka and Takayoshi Sakai
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:485
  35. To conduct a retrospective evaluation of a large clinical implementation of combined pulse oximeter (POX) and cardiac auscultation as a fast-screening device for congenital heart disease (CHD).

    Authors: Yuqiang Huang, Shiqing Zhong, Xianmei Zhang, Linghui Kong, Wenli Wu, Shixia Yue, Ning Tian, Guanghua Zhu, Aiqin Hu, Juan Xu, Haijan Zhu, Airong Sun, Fangling Qin, Ziwen Wang and Shiqiang Wu
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:483
  36. Systemic infections caused by the black yeast-like fungus Exophiala dermatitidis are rare, but are associated with high mortality especially in immunocompromised patients. We report the first case of E. dermatiti...

    Authors: Alexandra Mpakosi, Maria Siopi, Maria Demetriou, Vasiliki Falaina, Martha Theodoraki and Joseph Meletiadis
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:482
  37. Most indigenous people (Orang Asli in Peninsular Malaysia) live in poverty, and their children are at risk of growth problems due to nutrition deficiency. Routine health and growth assessments are essential to id...

    Authors: Chii-Chii CHEW, Hasni-Adha IBRAHIM, Venugopalan K. BALAN, Nor-Azizah ABD-AZIZ, Hooi-Meng PUAH and Amar-Singh HSS
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:481
  38. There is increasing evidence for early, active rehabilitation to enhance motor function following early brain injury. This is clear for interventions targeting the upper extremity, whereas passive treatment ap...

    Authors: Caitlin L. Hurd, Michelle Barnes, Christa M. Diot, Elizabeth G. Condliffe, Hana Alazem, Lesley Pritchard, Jennifer D. Zwicker, Anna McCormick, Man-Joe Watt, John Andersen, Adam Kirton and Jaynie F. Yang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:480
  39. We aimed to evaluate knowledge and practice styles among medical providers with different professions and working in different Arab countries regarding their approach to childhood constipation.

    Authors: Mohammed Hasosah, Azad Haleem, Kevan Jacobson, Bassel Alshemmeri, Aziz Alenazi, Ahmed Abdel Badei and Peggy Massoud
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:478
  40. Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STHs) are the major public health problem in the world especially in school age children. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the burden of soil transmitt...

    Authors: Daniel Getacher Feleke, Abdurahaman Ali, Habtye Bisetegn, Habtu Debash, Workineh Birara and Alehegn Andualem
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:477
  41. The risk of congenital heart disease (CHD) has been found to vary by maternal socioeconomic status (SES) and rural-urban residence. In this study, we examined associations of CHD with two maternal SES indicato...

    Authors: Qun Miao, Sandra Dunn, Shi Wu Wen, Jane Lougheed, Fayza Sharif and Mark Walker
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:476
  42. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an effective strategy for improving a variety of health outcomes within the school setting. However, there is limited research on the implementation of school-based H...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Duncombe, Alan R. Barker, Lisa Price, Jacqueline L. Walker, Paul E. Dux, Amaya Fox, Natasha Matthews and Michalis Stylianou
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:475
  43. This study aims to develop a new algorithm for predicting intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) resistance and coronary artery involvement in Kawasaki disease (KD) through decision tree models.

    Authors: Jinwoon Joung, Jun Suk Oh, Jung Min Yoon, Kyung Ok Ko, Gyeong Hee Yoo and Eun Jung Cheon
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:474
  44. An effective newborn hearing screening programme has low referral rate and low loss to follow-up (LTFU) rate after referral from initial screening. This systematic review identified studies evaluating the effe...

    Authors: Allison R. Mackey, Andrea M. L. Bussé, Valeria Del Vecchio, Elina Mäki-Torkko and Inger M. Uhlén
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:473

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