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  1. Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy based on antimicrobial susceptibility in Vietnamese children currently get low efficiency. There are causes of treatment failure, among host genetic factors namely MDR1 C34...

    Authors: Loan Le Thi Thuy, Liem Thanh Nguyen, Hoang Anh Vu, Nghia An Nguyen and Tuan Anh Nguyen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:464
  2. Growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) is a nutritional intervention designed to identify and address growth faltering before a child’s nutritional status deteriorates into severe malnutrition. Despite GMP bein...

    Authors: Yilkal Simachew, Arsema Abebe, Amanuel Yoseph, Berhan Tsegaye, Gedion Asnake, Hawa Hassen Ali and Rekiku Fikre
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:463
  3. Childhood adversities worsen physical and mental health across the lifespan. Health and social care practitioners play a key role in identifying and responding to childhood adversity, however, may be reluctant...

    Authors: Sarah Loveday, Lingling Chen, Leanne N. Constable, Ashraful Kabir, Natalie White, Sharon Goldfeld, Lena Sanci and Harriet Hiscock
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:461
  4. Mild hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is associated with sub optimal cognition and learning difficulties at school age. Although whole-body hypothermia reduces death and disability after moderate or severe ence...

    Authors: Reema Garegrat, Paolo Montaldo, Constance Burgod, Stuti Pant, Munirah Mazlan, Balamurugan Palanisami, Ela Chakkarapani, Kerry Woolfall, Samantha Johnson, Patricia Ellen Grant, Sarah Land, Mariam Mahmoud, Tony Brady, Victoria Cornelius, Eleri Adams, Jon Dorling…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:460
  5. Globally, pneumonia is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality as well as hospitalization burden for under-five children. Despite significant initiatives implemented to reduce morbidity and mortal...

    Authors: Imana Raga Dinka, Dejene Seyoum, Sidise Debelo, Gudetu Fikadu, Misganu Teshoma Regasa, Hunde Fayera Abdena, Roba Tolessa Jiren and Worku Garuma Ayana
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:459
  6. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is one of the most common physical disabilities in children. This study aimed to explore the clinical spectrum of CP at Orotta National Referral and Teaching Hospital, including CP subtypes...

    Authors: Yohannes Kibrom, Emnet Tekeste, Sirak Tesfamariam, Zemichael Ogbe and Mahmud Mohammed
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:458
  7. Ganglioneuromatosis is a rare type of benign neurogenic tumor that usually affects the sites of the major sympathetic ganglia in the retroperitoneum and the posterior mediastinum. Affection of the gastrointest...

    Authors: Mostafa Zain, Mohamed Abdelmalak, Saber Waheeb, Mohamed Mansy, Amir Ibrahim and Bassma El Sabaa
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:456
  8. This study analyzed the efficacy of web excision combined with a pre-membranous incision on the dilated proximal segment for congenital intestinal atresia with type I and stenosis (CIA-I/S).

    Authors: Hironori Kudo, Takuro Kazama, Taichi Fukuzawa, Ryo Ando, Ryuji Okubo, Tsuyoshi Sakurai, Masatoshi Hashimoto, Yuki Endo, Masaki Nio and Motoshi Wada
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:454
  9. Oral feeding is a complex sensorimotor process influenced by many variables, making it challenging for healthcare providers to introduce and manage it. Feeding practice guided by tradition or a trial-and-error...

    Authors: Omnia El-Kassas, Ayman Amer, Hesham Abdel-Hady and Tamer Abou-Elsaad
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:453
  10. Ethiopia implemented measures to reduce preterm mortality, and much is currently being done to avoid preterm death, yet preterm death remains the top cause of infant death. As a result, evaluating median time ...

    Authors: Fekadeselassie Belege Getaneh, Natnael Moges, Dires Birhanu Mihretie and Zebenay Workneh Bitew
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:452
  11. To investigate the relationship between cord blood levels of Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) and S-endoglin (sCD105) and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants.

    Authors: Jingyun Yang, Yun Wang, Yixin Wu, Hailing Fan, Ouxuan Jin, Liwei Tang, Tao-Hsin Tung, Meixian Zhang and Lizhen Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:451
  12. Neonatal and early-life gut microbiome changes are associated with altered cardiometabolic and immune development. In this study, we explored Cesarean delivery effects on the gut microbiome in our high-risk, u...

    Authors: Sandra E. Reznik, Ayodele J. Akinyemi, David Harary, Mariam S. Latuga, Mamta Fuloria and Maureen J. Charron
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:450
  13. Language delay affects near- and long-term social communication and learning in toddlers, and, an increasing number of experts pay attention to it. The development of prosody discrimination is one of the earli...

    Authors: YanRu Guo, YanWei Li, FuLin Liu, HuanXi Lin, YuYing Sun, JiaLin Zhang, Qin Hong, MengMeng Yao and Xia Chi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:449
  14. The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of the ActTeens Program on physical activity and health-related physical fitness among adolescents in Brazil.

    Authors: Géssika Castilho dos Santos, Thais Maria de Souza Silva, Jadson Marcio da Silva, Rodrigo de Oliveira Barbosa, Sarah G. Kennedy, David R. Lubans and Antonio Stabelini Neto
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:447
  15. The prevalence of complex chronic conditions (CCC), which cause serious limitations and require specialized care, is increasing. The diagnosis of a CCC is a health-illness transition for children and their par...

    Authors: David Loura, Ana Margarida Ferreira, Joana Romeiro and Zaida Charepe
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:446
  16. By meticulously tracking the evolving growth, development, and nutritional status of primary and secondary school students in Qiongzhong County from 2014 to 2021 post-implementation of the “Nutrition Improveme...

    Authors: Diyue Liu, Fan Zhang, Yanming Zhang, Yuting Wu, Jingjing Lu, Chunbo Dong, Yingchen Xiao, Xiaoyu Xiao, Jiaqing Zhang and Qiqin Feng
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:445
  17. Trichohepatoenteric syndrome (THES), also known as phenotypic diarrhea or syndromic diarrhea, is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder caused by mutations in SKIC2 (THES-type 2) or SKIC3 (THES-type 1) an...

    Authors: Abdullah Alrammal, Rashed Aljundi, Sedra Abu Ghedda and Buthaina Mustafa AlMurbati
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:444
  18. General Movement Assessment (GMA) is recommended for early detection of risk for cerebral palsy but requires trained clinical experts. We aimed to implement home- and hospital-based filming for remote GMA in a...

    Authors: Lars Adde, Kristin Bjørnstad Åberg, Toril Fjørtoft, Kristine Hermansen Grunewaldt, Randi Lade, Siril Osland, Frank Piegsa, Per Gunnar Sandstrøm, Ragnhild Støen, Gunfrid V. Størvold and Beate Horsberg Eriksen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:442
  19. Peripheral intravenous central catheter (PICC) is a common tool for intravenous infusion for children who need central venous access. Although it is safe for physicians and nurses to place, complications like ...

    Authors: Yao Zhu, Yao Qin, Juan Felipe Alvarez and Wanhong Yin
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:441
  20. Appropriate drug prescribing in the pediatric population is challenging, given this age group’s unique pharmacokinetics. This has inevitably led to a high incidence of adverse drug reactions in this population...

    Authors: Mariam Jihad Diab, Sham ZainAlAbdin, Salah Aburuz, Rami Beiram, Amal Akour, Anan Jarab and Tasnim Dawoud
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:440
  21. Parents of children on the autism spectrum often face great challenges in the care of their child. Early support tailored to families’ individual needs is therefore crucial for the development and quality of l...

    Authors: Nadja K. Battanta, Oskar G. Jenni, Christina Schaefer and Michael von Rhein
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:439
  22. Recovering pathogenic bacteria and yeast from pediatric blood cultures and reliably distinguishing between pathogens and contaminants are likely to be improved by increasing the volume of blood submitted to mi...

    Authors: Nicolay Mortensen, Martin Skaranger Kristiansen, Odd Alexander Tellefsen and Unni Mette Stamnes Köpp
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:438
  23. The emergence of COVID-19 precipitated containment policies (e.g., lockdowns, school closures, etc.). These policies disrupted healthcare, potentially eroding gains for Sustainable Development Goals including ...

    Authors: Lucas Malla, Eric O. Ohuma, Josephine Shabani, Samuel Ngwala, Olabisi Dosunmu, John Wainaina, Jalemba Aluvaala, Irabi Kassim, James H. Cross, Nahya Salim, Evelyn Zimba, Chinyere Ezeaka, Rebecca E. Penzias, David Gathara, Robert Tillya, Msandeni Chiume…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 23(Suppl 2):657

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 23 Supplement 2

  24. Child stunting is prevalent in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), but an information gap remains regarding its current prevalence, correlates, and the impact of vaccination against this condition in Afgh...

    Authors: Omid Dadras, Charuai Suwanbamrung, Massoma Jafari and Muhammad Haroon Stanikzai
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:436
  25. Congenital lung anomalies (CLA) are a group of anomalies, including congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM), bronchopulmonary sequestrations (BPS), congenital lobar emphysema (CLE), and bronchogenic ...

    Authors: Narges Lashkarbolouk, Mahdi Mazandarani, Ali Ahani Azari, Somayeh Ghorbani and Lobat Shahkar
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:435
  26. Under-five children’s diarrhea is a significant public health threat and the World Health Organization (WHO) reported it as the second leading cause of children’s death worldwide. In this study area, little is...

    Authors: Gelila Yitageasu, Hailemariam Feleke, Zewudu Andualem, Lidetu Demoze, Kidist Asrat and Zemichael Gizaw
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:433
  27. This study delves into newborn care and infant-feeding practices in rural Odisha, specifically focusing on the rural KBK + region of Odisha (Kalahandi-Bolangir-Koraput region), inhabited predominantly by Sched...

    Authors: Livson Thomas, Sumitha Arun, Deepak Thomas Varughese, Christ Kamalini Soreng, B. Prativa Manjari, Prabhati S. Khosla and Dikhita K. Pani
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:432
  28. Nephronophthisis (NPHP) is an autosomal recessive disorder with a subset of patients presenting with extrarenal manifestations such as retinal degeneration, cerebella ataxia, liver fibrosis, skeletal abnormali...

    Authors: Rajendra Bhimma, Edgar Jembere and Sudesh Hariparshad
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:431
  29. Nevirapine prophylaxis has been found to lower the risk of HIV transmission in breastfed infants. While about 95% of HIV positive pregnant and lactating mothers use Antiretroviral therapy in Uganda, a smaller ...

    Authors: Nasambu Hellen, Rujumba Joseph, Mupere Ezekiel, Semitala Fred, Senyonga Ronald and Musoke Philippa
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:430
  30. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a significant public health problem. The burden of CKD in children and adolescents in India is not well described. We used data from the recent Comprehensive National Nutrition ...

    Authors: Angad Singh, Madhur Verma, Milan Das, Pragyan Paramita Parija, Saurabh Nayak and Vivekanand Jha
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:429
  31. The timely introduction of complementary foods during infancy is necessary for nutritional reasons, and to enable the transition from milk feeding to family foods. In the past years, despite efforts that have ...

    Authors: Tilahun Kegne, Yihun Mulugeta Alemu and Gizachew Tadesse Wassie
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:428
  32. Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) is a rare and life-threatening autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. So far, only ten cases of PERM have been reported in children w...

    Authors: Yu Li, Jing-wen Wang, Qi-hui Chen, Ruo-hao Wu, Xiang-yang Luo and Zhan-wen He
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:427
  33. Adipose tissue is significantly involved in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Vitamin D can affect both adipogenesis and inflammation. The aim of this study was to compare the production of selected adipokines...

    Authors: Milos Geryk, Veronika Kucerova, Maria Velganova-Veghova, Hana Foltenova, Katerina Bouchalova, David Karasek, Martin Radvansky Jr. and Eva Karaskova
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:426
  34. Seroprevalence studies provide information on the true extent of infection and capture demographic and geographic differences, indicating the level of immunity against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronav...

    Authors: Adilson Fernando Loforte Bauhofer, Édio Ussivane, Assucênio Chissaque, Fátima Iahaia, Ramígio Pololo, Fernanda Campos, Emerson Miranda, Luciana António, Plácida Maholela, Aline Gatambire, Marlene Djedje, Fátima Ráice, Luzia Gonçalves, Nilsa de Deus and Osvaldo Inlamea
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:425
  35. Although recent discoveries regarding the biomarkers of newborn screening (NBS) programs by tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) highlight the critical need to establish reference intervals (RIs) specifically for ...

    Authors: Falin He, Tiancheng Xie, Xinwen Huang, Jinming Zhang and Tian Tang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:424
  36. In highly multiracial populations with inadequate newborn screening, knowledge of the various phenotypic presentations of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) can help reach an early diagnosis. This study aims to describe phe...

    Authors: Daniela Gois Meneses, Fábia Regina dos Santos, Anne Jardim Botelho, Luciana Mota Bispo, Camilla Guerra Matos, Vynicius Goltran Sobral Propheta, Alexia Ferreira Rodrigues, Géssica Uruga Oliveira, Angela Maria da Silva and Ricardo Queiroz Gurgel
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:422
  37. The stay of a critically ill child in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is a significant experience for the family. Thus far, little is known regarding the impact of this stay on parents and their healthy...

    Authors: Sandra Stalder, Daniela Händler-Schuster and Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:421
  38. Although most children with febrile seizures (FS) have a favorable prognosis, some experience recurrence within 1–3 years. Age, peak temperature, and family history are now recognized as important risk factors...

    Authors: Feifei Shen, Leijuan Lu, Youjia Wu, Guihai Suo, Yuqin Zheng, Xiuli Zhong, Xu Wang and Haiying Li
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:420
  39. Metabolic bone disease of prematurity (MBDP) remains a significant cause of morbidity in extremely premature newborns. In high-risk patients, suspected diagnosis and subsequent treatment modifications, with li...

    Authors: Sandra Llorente-Pelayo, Pablo Docio, Silvia Arriola, Bernardo A. Lavín-Gómez, María T. García-Unzueta, María Ángeles Ballesteros, María J. Cabero-Pérez and Domingo González-Lamuño
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:418
  40. The relationship between Helicobacter-pylori(Hp)infection and inflammatory-bowel-disease(IBD) in pediatric-patients remains controversial. We aimed to assess the Hp-infection occurrence in newly-diagnosed pediatr...

    Authors: Emanuele Dilaghi, Enrico Felici, Edith Lahner, Emanuela Pilozzi, Silvia Furio, Livia Lucchini, Giovanna Quatrale, Marisa Piccirillo, Pasquale Parisi, Sara Curto, Bruno Annibale, Alessandro Ferretti, Maurizio Mennini, Severino Persechino and Giovanni Di Nardo
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:417
  41. Hypoxemia is a common complication of childhood respiratory tract infections and non-respiratory infections. Hypoxemic children have a five-fold increased risk of death compared to children without hypoxemia. ...

    Authors: Deresse Gugsa Tamene, Alemayehu Teklu Toni and Mohammed Seid Ali
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2024 24:416

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