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  1. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to describe the predictive factors of severe obesity in children followed in French Guiana.

    Authors: Falucar Njuieyon, Emma Cuadro-Alvarez, Elise Martin, Noémie Lachaume, Yajaira Mrsic, Fanny Henaff, Chimène Maniassom, Antoine Defo and Narcisse Elenga

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:188

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Although it is well established that family-centered education is critical to managing childhood asthma, the information needs of parents of children with asthma are not being met through current educational a...

    Authors: Mandy M. Archibald, Lisa Hartling, Samina Ali, Vera Caine and Shannon D. Scott

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:186

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Allgrove syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the triad of achalasia, alacrimia and adrenal insufficiency. It is caused by the mutations of the AAAS gene located on chromosome 12q13. T...

    Authors: H. Berrani, T. Meskini, M. Zerkaoui, H. Merhni, S. Ettair, A. Sefiani and N. Mouane

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:184

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Ataxia telangiectasia (AT) is a rare, multi-systemic, genetic disorder. Mutations in the ATM gene cause dysfunction in cell-cycle, apoptosis and V (D) J recombination leading to neurodegeneration, cellular, hu...

    Authors: Alexander Krauthammer, Avishay Lahad, Lior Goldberg, Ifat Sarouk, Batia Weiss, Raz Somech, Michalle Soudack and Itai M. Pessach

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:185

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Cerebral palsy is the most frequent motor disability in childhood, but little is known about its etiology. It has been suggested that cerebral palsy risk may be increased by prenatal thyroid hormone disturbanc...

    Authors: Tanja Gram Petersen, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Peter Uldall, Nigel Paneth, Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, Mette Christophersen Tollånes and Katrine Strandberg-Larsen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:181

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Efficient trunk control is crucial in infant motor development when infants first learn how to move against gravity. Traditional assessments of trunk control commonly treat the trunk as one unit but the Segmen...

    Authors: Tamis W. Pin, Penelope B. Butler, Hon-Ming Cheung and Sandra Lai-Fong Shum

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:182

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  7. Content type: Debate

    Network meta-analysis (NMA) is a powerful analytic tool that allows simultaneous comparison between several management/treatment alternatives even when direct comparisons of the alternatives (such as the case ...

    Authors: Reem Al Khalifah, Ivan D. Florez, Gordon Guyatt and Lehana Thabane

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:180

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  8. Content type: Research article

    It has been described that the incidence of testicular microlithiasis is high in several congenital disorders which may be associated with testicular impairment and infertility. Several reports have shown that...

    Authors: Michiko Nakamura, Kimihiko Moriya, Yoko Nishimura, Mutsumi Nishida, Yusuke Kudo, Yukiko Kanno, Takeya Kitta, Masafumi Kon and Nobuo Shinohara

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:179

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The new combination of DTwP-HB-Hib vaccines has been developed in Indonesia following World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation and integrated into national immunization program. The aims of the study wer...

    Authors: Hartono Gunardi, Kusnandi Rusmil, Eddy Fadlyana, Soedjatmiko, Meita Dhamayanti, Rini Sekartini, Rodman Tarigan, Hindra Irawan Satari, Bernie Endyarni Medise, Rini Mulia Sari, Novilia Sjafri Bachtiar, Cissy B. Kartasasmita and Sri Rezeki S. Hadinegoro

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:177

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Considering the significant prevalence of Neonatal Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia (NIH) and its irreversible neurological complications, identifying the factors involved in the prevalence of neonatal jaundice is ...

    Authors: Shahrokh Mehrpisheh, Azadeh Memarian, Abolfazl Mahyar and Negin Sadat Valiahdi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:178

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  11. Content type: Research article

    ‘About My Child’ 19-item version (AMC-19) is a parent-report measure developed to assess the complexity of a child’s life due to biological, psychological, social and environmental issues, that can be complete...

    Authors: Uzma Williams, Peter Rosenbaum, Jan Willem Gorter, Dayle McCauley and Roman Gulko

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:174

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  12. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the trends in the incidence and associated factors of late-onset sepsis (LOS) associated with improved survival in extremely preterm infants.

    Authors: Jin Kyu Kim, Yun Sil Chang, Sein Sung, So Yoon Ahn and Won Soon Park

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:172

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Waardenburg syndrome type 1 (WS1) can be distinguished from Waardenburg syndrome type 2 (WS2) by the presence of dystopia canthorum. About 96% of WS1 are due to PAX3 mutations, and SOX10 mutations have been repor...

    Authors: Noriomi Suzuki, Hideki Mutai, Fuyuki Miya, Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Hiroshi Terashima, Noriko Morimoto and Tatsuo Matsunaga

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:171

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  14. Content type: Research article

    To measure rates of parental-report of allergic disorders and ED presentations for allergic disorders in children, and to describe factors associated with either.

    Authors: Gerben Keijzers, Amy Sweeny, Julia Crilly, Norm Good, Cate M. Cameron, Gabor Mihala, Rani Scott and Paul A. Scuffham

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:169

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Physicians have a significant impact on new mothers’ breastfeeding practices. However, physicians’ breastfeeding knowledge is suboptimal. This knowledge deficit could be the result of limited breastfeeding edu...

    Authors: Elizabeth Esselmont, Katherine Moreau, Mary Aglipay and Catherine M. Pound

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:170

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  16. Content type: Research article

    In 2008, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children in Bonaire was twice as high as the prevalence in northern Europe but comparable to that of other Caribbean islands and the United States. The a...

    Authors: Joana Kist-van Holthe, Tirza Blom, Laura Melchers, Alcira Janga-Jansen, Tahirih van Kanten, Marian Luinstra-Passchier, Teatske Altenburg, Remy HiraSing and Mai Chinapaw

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:168

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  17. Content type: Research article

    About three – quarters of all neonatal deaths occur during the first week of life, with over half of these occurring within the first 24 h after birth. The first minutes after birth are critical to reducing ne...

    Authors: Duncan N. Shikuku, Benson Milimo, Elizabeth Ayebare, Peter Gisore and Gorrette Nalwadda

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:167

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas of childhood, is very rare in the neonatal period (0.4–2% of cases). In order to gain a deeper understanding of this disease at such age, pat...

    Authors: Ida Russo, Virginia Di Paolo, Carmelo Gurnari, Angela Mastronuzzi, Francesca Del Bufalo, Pier Luigi Di Paolo, Angela Di Giannatale, Renata Boldrini and Giuseppe Maria Milano

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:166

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Food allergy affects up to 8% of children in the U.S. There is minimal research to date on food allergy policies that are currently in place in schools and the opinions of parents of children with food allergy...

    Authors: S. Shahzad Mustafa, Anne F. Russell, Olga Kagan, Lauren M. Kao, Diane V. Houdek, Bridget M. Smith, Julie Wang and Ruchi S. Gupta

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:164

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The outcomes of psycho-educational interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) comorbid with severe to moderate intellectual disability (ID) are insufficiently documented. In this prospective study, we ...

    Authors: Elodie Tilmont Pittala, Yann Saint-Georges-Chaumet, Claire Favrot, Antoine Tanet, David Cohen and Catherine Saint-Georges

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:165

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Physical activity is one of the best documented activities with impacts on health in children and adults. Children born preterm show reduced physical and psychosocial function compared to children born at term...

    Authors: M. Nordvall-Lassen, H. K. Hegaard, C. Obel, M. S. Lindhard, M. Hedegaard and T. B. Henriksen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:163

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The use of technology to assist in the communication, socialization, language, and motor skills of children with Down’s syndrome (DS) is required. The aim of this study was to analyse research findings regardi...

    Authors: Renata Thaís de Almeida Barbosa, Acary Souza Bulle de Oliveira, Jennifer Yohanna Ferreira de Lima Antão, Tânia Brusque Crocetta, Regiani Guarnieri, Thaiany Pedrozo Campos Antunes, Claudia Arab, Thaís Massetti, Italla Maria Pinheiro Bezerra, Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro and Luiz Carlos de Abreu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:160

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Excess weight gain in infancy and childhood is associated with increased risk of subsequent obesity. Identifying patterns of infancy and childhood weight gain associated with subsequent obesity or overweight s...

    Authors: Joseph M. Braun, Heidi J. Kalkwarf, George D. Papandonatos, Aimin Chen and Bruce P. Lanphear

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:161

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  24. Content type: Case report

    In biliary atresia, the disease process of obliterative cholangiopathy may begin in the perinatal period; however, no chronological evidence exists on how the cholangiopathy progresses to biliary obliteration.

    Authors: Tsugumichi Koshinaga, Kensuke Ohashi, Kakou Ono, Hide Kaneda and Takeshi Furuya

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:158

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Meconium peritonitis is an infrequent congenital disease usually caused by perforation of the fetal digestive tract. Meconium peritonitis resulting from intrauterine appendiceal perforation has been rarely rep...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Yeming Wu, Wenbin Guan, Wenbo Yan, Yuhua Li, Jin Fang and Jun Wang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:162

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Early detection of changes at the muscular level before a contracture develops is important to gain knowledge about the development of deformities in individuals with spasticity. However, little information is...

    Authors: Annika Kruse, Christian Schranz, Markus Tilp and Martin Svehlik

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:156

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:273

  27. Content type: Research article

    Feeding breast milk is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality, as well as improved neurodevelopmental outcome but does not meet the high nutritional requirements of preterm infants. Both plasma and ur...

    Authors: Michaela Mathes, Christoph Maas, Christine Bleeker, Julia Vek, Wolfgang Bernhard, Andreas Peter, Christian F. Poets and Axel R. Franz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:154

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) offer targeted treatment for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) with minimal systemic effects compared to systemic steroids. However, dosing of ICS in the management of infants at h...

    Authors: Kamini Raghuram, Michael Dunn, Krista Jangaard, Maureen Reilly, Elizabeth Asztalos, Edmond Kelly, Michael Vincer and Vibhuti Shah

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:153

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Victims and perpetrators of child abuse do not typically self-report to child protection services, therefore responsibility of detection and reporting falls on the others. Knowledge on child protection is esse...

    Authors: M. G. Sathiadas, Arunath Viswalingam and Karunya Vijayaratnam

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:152

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Opioid dependence is a major health concern across the world and does also occur in adolescents. While opioid substitution treatment (OST) has been thoroughly evaluated in adult populations, very few studies h...

    Authors: Bobby P. Smyth, Khalifa Elmusharaf and Walter Cullen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:151

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Although antenatal iron supplementation is beneficial to mothers, its impact on the neurodevelopment of offspring is controversial. A systematic review and meta-analysis was undertaken to assess whether routin...

    Authors: C. Jayasinghe, R. Polson, H. C. van Woerden and P. Wilson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:150

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  32. Content type: Study protocol

    Targeted interventions during early childhood can assist families in providing strong foundations that promote children’s health and wellbeing across the life course. There is growing recognition that longer f...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. Westrupp, Clair Bennett, Meabh Cullinane, Naomi J. Hackworth, Donna Berthelsen, Sheena Reilly, Fiona K. Mensah, Lisa Gold, Shannon K. Bennetts, Penny Levickis and Jan M. Nicholson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:148

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  33. Content type: Research article

    There is increasing evidence that neonatal seizures in term neonates with stroke, asphyxia or brain haemorrhage might be associated with adverse neurodevelopment and development of epilepsy. The extent of this...

    Authors: T. R. De Haan, J. Langeslag, J. H. van der Lee and A. H. van Kaam

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:147

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The Essential Medicines List for Children (EMLc) was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist member countries to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The Government of Mongolia has ad...

    Authors: Gereltuya Dorj, Bruce Sunderland, Tsetsegmaa Sanjjav, Gantuya Dorj and Byambatsogt Gendenragchaa

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:149

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The Republic of Malawi is creating a country-wide system of 28 One-Stop Centres (known as ‘Chikwanekwanes’ - ‘everything under one roof’) to provide medical, legal and psychosocial services for survivors of ch...

    Authors: Yabwile Mulambia, Aaron J. Miller, Geraldine MacDonald and Neil Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:145

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Asthma is a multifactorial syndrome that threatens the health of children. Body mass index (BMI) might be one of the potential factors but the evidence is controversial. The aim of this study is to perform a c...

    Authors: Yosra Azizpour, Ali Delpisheh, Zahra Montazeri, Kourosh Sayehmiri and Behzad Darabi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:143

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  37. Content type: Research article

    During the past decades Streptococcus pneumoniae has developed significant resistance to many classes of antimicrobial drugs. Potential risk factors for colonization of the nasopharynx by Streptococcus pneumoniae

    Authors: Maria G. Koliou, Kyriaki Andreou, Demetris Lamnisos, Giagkos Lavranos, Paris Iakovides, Christos Economou and Elpidoforos S. Soteriades

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:144

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The early stage of embryo development is extremely vulnerable to various teratogenic factors, leading to congenital anomalies. In Ethiopia, a significant number of babies are born with congenital anomalies, bu...

    Authors: Molla Taye, Mekbeb Afework, Wondwossen Fantaye, Ermias Diro and Alemayehu Worku

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:142

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  39. Content type: Study protocol

    As part of the COAD-study two home-based bimanual training programs for young children with unilateral Cerebral Palsy (uCP) have been developed, both consisting of a preparation phase and a home-based training...

    Authors: Laura Beckers, Jan van der Burg, Yvonne Janssen-Potten, Eugène Rameckers, Pauline Aarts and Rob Smeets

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:141

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Severe acute malnutrition is defined as a weight for height z-score < − 3 standard deviation. Since 2000, joint efforts of the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund allowed to standardiz...

    Authors: Mupenzi Mumbere, F. Katsuva Mbahweka and B. P. Furaha Nzanzu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:140

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  41. Content type: Study protocol

    Home-based training is considered an important intervention in rehabilitation of children with unilateral cerebral palsy. Despite consensus on the value of home-based upper limb training, no evidence-based bes...

    Authors: Marlous Schnackers, Laura Beckers, Yvonne Janssen-Potten, Pauline Aarts, Eugène Rameckers, Jan van der Burg, Imelda de Groot, Rob Smeets, Sander Geurts and Bert Steenbergen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:139

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  42. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that author Bouchra Ouled Amar Bencheikh was incorrectly included as Bouchra Oulad Amar Bencheikh.

    Authors: Jaber Lyahyai, Bouchra Ouled Amar Bencheikh, Siham C. Elalaoui, Maria Mansouri, Lamia Boualla, Alexandre DIonne-Laporte, Dan Spiegelman, Patrick A. Dion, Patrick Cossette, Guy A. Rouleau and Abdelaziz Sefiani

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:138

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    The original article was published in BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:90

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