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  1. Content type: Case report

    The clinical features and laboratory parameters of patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) occasionally overlap. Therefore, serum levels of cytokine and ferritin a...

    Authors: Takanori Noto, Hiroki Seto, Junji Fukuhara, Masao Murabayashi, Akihiro Yachie, Mamoru Ayusawa and Ichiro Morioka

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:386

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The transanastomotic feeding tube (TAFT) is widely used around the world in patients with esophageal atresia (EA). However, the safety of the use of TAFT is still unknown and remains to be clarified.

    Authors: Chuan Wang, Liwei Feng, Yanan Li and Yi Ji

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:385

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The primary objective of this study was to report on the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care testing (POCT) for procalcitonin (PCT) in identifying invasive bacterial infections in young infants. Invasive bact...

    Authors: Thomas Waterfield, Julie-Ann Maney, Martin Hanna, Derek Fairley and Michael D. Shields

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:387

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Children’s preferences for cariogenic foods and/or drinks has been proven to be associated with exposure to advertisements. This study aimed to assess and compare the proportion of cariogenic food and /or drin...

    Authors: Amit Arora, Caroline M. Bowman, Stephanie J. P. Chow, Jack Thepsourinthone, Sameer Bhole and Narendar Manohar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:384

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Vaccination is still one of the most important methods to control and prevent childhood infections including diphtheria and pertussis. This study evaluated the level of diphtheria (DT) and pertussis (PT)-relat...

    Authors: Qinghong Meng, Lijun Li, Wei Shi, Qing Wang, Mingjie Ding, Yanqin Liu, Xiang Ma and Kaihu Yao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:383

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Mediastinal teratoma is uncommon in children. It can be very difficult to diagnose especially in early stage. Rarely, teratoma may rupture into adjacent structures and lead to lung lesions or pleuritis. The ma...

    Authors: Jinrong Liu, Baolin Tian, Qi Zeng, Chenghao Chen, Chunju Zhou, Huimin Li, Yuelin Shen and Shunying Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:382

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) CG149 guidelines suggest considering performing a lumbar puncture (LP) to investigate for meningitis in early-onset sepsis in a neonate when a C-...

    Authors: Jonathan P. Sturgeon, Beatrice Zanetti and Dwight Lindo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:380

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Research suggests that an immigrant paradox exists where those who were not born in the United States (1st generation) have significantly better health than those who were born in the U.S. (2nd generation or more...

    Authors: Anna E. Epperson, Jan L. Wallander, Marc N. Elliott and Mark A. Schuster

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:379

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) that asymptomatically colonizing the recto-vaginal area of women is the most important cause of neonatal colonization. There is paucity of evidence about newborn colonization with GBS ...

    Authors: Mucheye Gizachew, Moges Tiruneh, Feleke Moges, Mulat Adefris, Zemene Tigabu and Belay Tessema

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:378

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Cardiac tumors are uncommon in the pediatric population. When present, cardiac manifestations stem from the tumor causing inflow or outflow obstruction. While common in adults, cardiac myxomas presenting with ...

    Authors: Eduardo Macias, Elizabeth Nieman, Kentaro Yomogida, Orlando Petrucci, Cylen Javidan, Kevin Baszis and Shafkat Anwar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:373

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Infectious diseases in children living in resource-limited settings are often presumptively managed on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms. Malaria is an exception. However, the interpretation of clinical...

    Authors: Francois Kiemde, Massa dit Achille Bonko, Marc Christian Tahita, Palpouguini Lompo, Halidou Tinto, Petra F. Mens, Henk D. F. H. Schallig and Michael Boele van Hensbroek

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:370

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  12. Content type: Case report

    The diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) which is defined as bleeding of unknown origin of the small bowel by routine evaluation in childhood is a challenge.

    Authors: Jiande Chen, Bin Zhang, Zhilong Yan, Huaying Zhao, Kaihua Yang, Yong Yin and Lirong Jiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:371

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a leading cause of death in preterm infants. Neonates weighing <1500 grams are at the highest risk for acquiring NEC, with a prevalence of nearly 7-10%, mortality up to 30%, ...

    Authors: Srikanth Ravisankar, Rodney Tatum, Parvesh M. Garg, Maja Herco, Prem S. Shekhawat and Yan-Hua Chen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:372

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Substance use and abuse by young adolescents has become a serious issue for public health services, and several socio-environmental factors can influence how vulnerable a young adolescent may be to their appea...

    Authors: Alessandra Buja, Luigi Gallimberti, Sonia Chindamo, Camilla Lion, Alberto Terraneo, Michele Rivera, Elena Marini, Luis Javier Gomez-Perez, Emanuele Scafato and Vincenzo Baldo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:367

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  15. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the association between markers of insulin metabolism and carotid intima-media thickness(cIMT) among overweight and obese children and adolescents.

    Authors: Golaleh Asghari, Pooneh Dehghan, Parvin Mirmiran, Emad Yuzbashian, Maryam Mahdavi, Maryam Tohidi, Tirang R. Neyestani, Farhad Hosseinpanah and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:368

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection leads to sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and neurodevelopmental delays. However, the long-term outcomes of cCMV infection with severe neurological manifestations i...

    Authors: Eisuke Suganuma, Akira Oka, Hideaki Sakata, Nodoka Adachi, Satoshi Asanuma, Eiji Oguma, Akira Yamaguchi, Mihoko Furuichi, Yoji Uejima, Satoshi Sato, Tadamasa Takano, Yutaka Kawano, Risa Tanaka, Takashi Arai and Tsutomu Oh-Ishi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:369

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Disclosure of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to infected older children and adolescents is essential for both personal health maintenance and HIV prevention within the larger population. Non-disclosure of ...

    Authors: Anna Hayfron-Benjamin, Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Stephen Ayisi-Addo, Peter Mate Siakwa and Sylvia Mupepi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:365

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Slowing eating rate using the Mandolean® previously helped obese adolescents to self-select smaller portion sizes, with no reduction in satiety, and enhanced ghrelin suppression. The objective of this pilot, r...

    Authors: Elanor C. Hinton, Laura A. Birch, John Barton, Jeffrey M. P. Holly, Kalina M. Biernacka, Sam D. Leary, Aileen Wilson, Olivia S. Byrom and Julian P. Hamilton-Shield

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:366

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Pediatric pain is associated to patient weight and demographics in specialized settings, but pain prevalence and its associated patient attributes in general pediatric outpatient care are unknown. Our objectiv...

    Authors: Randall W. Grout, Rachel Thompson-Fleming, Aaron E. Carroll and Stephen M. Downs

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:363

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Adolescents with overweight and obesity report various motivations for weight loss other than the desire for better health. However, there is little evidence regarding the main motivations for weight loss in a...

    Authors: David Franciole Oliveira Silva, Karine Cavalcanti Maurício Sena-Evangelista, Clélia Oliveira Lyra, Lucia Fátima Campos Pedrosa, Ricardo Fernando Arrais and Severina Carla Vieira Cunha Lima

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:364

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  21. Content type: Study protocol

    Working memory allows us to hold information in an active state for short periods of time, and is essential in facilitating goal directed cognitive functioning. Difficulties in working memory and decision-maki...

    Authors: Nikita Sood, Celia Godfrey, Vicki Anderson and Cathy Catroppa

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:362

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines have been introduced in the infant immunisation programmes in many countries to reduce the rate of fatal pneumococcal infections. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Con...

    Authors: Archippe M. Birindwa, Matilda Emgård, Rickard Nordén, Ebba Samuelsson, Shadi Geravandi, Lucia Gonzales-Siles, Balthazar Muhigirwa, Théophile Kashosi, Eric Munguakonkwa, Jeanière T. Manegabe, Didace Cibicabene, Lambert Morisho, Benjamin Mwambanyi, Jacques Mirindi, Nadine Kabeza, Magnus Lindh…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:361

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Diarrhea remains the 2nd leading cause of death among children under 5 globally. It kills more young children than AIDS. It would have been prevented by simple home management using oral rehydration therapy. M...

    Authors: Hailemariam Mekonnen Workie, Abdilahi Sharifnur Sharifabdilahi and Esubalew Muchie Addis

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:358

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Delayed diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) carries a serious risk of mortality, morbidity, and handicap. As echocardiography is commonly used to diagnose congenital heart disease (CHD), echo...

    Authors: Miyuki Kondo, Akira Ohishi, Toru Baba, Tomoka Fujita and Shigeo Iijima

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:359

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  25. Content type: Research article

    This study determined if the body mass index, dynamic plantar-pressures, plantar surface contact-area, velocity of the centre of pressure (COP), gastrocnemius equinus, and gastrocnemius soleus equines are rela...

    Authors: David Rodríguez-Sanz, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, Daniel López-López, Cesar Calvo-Lobo, Eva María Martínez-Jiménez, Eduardo Perez-Boal, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias and Patricia Palomo-López

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:357

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Gallbladder agenesis is a rare congenital malformation. More than 50% of cases are isolated and asymptomatic. These asymptomatic patients are principally healthy and need no interventions. However, some patien...

    Authors: Yoshihiko Takano, Mirei Hoshino, Sakae Iriyama, Kyoko Takayanagi, Manabu Ishiro, Nobuhiro Kawakami and Takayuki Okamura

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:360

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive status disclosure is an essential component of Pediatric care and long term disease management. Children have a right to know their HIV diagnosis result. However, Pe...

    Authors: Bikila Lencha, Gemehu Ameya, Zanebe Minda, Feyissa Lamessa and Jiregna Darega

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:356

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Neonatal sepsis is one of the most important causes of mortality in developing countries and yet the most preventable. In developing countries clinical algorithms are used to diagnose clinical neonatal sepsis ...

    Authors: Violet Okaba Kayom, Jamiir Mugalu, Abel Kakuru, Sarah Kiguli and Charles Karamagi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:355

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Despite worldwide efforts to reduce neonatal mortality, 44% of under-five deaths occur in the first 28 days of life. The primary causes of neonatal death are preventable or treatable. This study describes the ...

    Authors: Merab Nyishime, Ryan Borg, Willy Ingabire, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Evrard Nahimana, Neil Gupta, Anne Hansen, Michelle Labrecque, Fulgence Nkikabahizi, Christine Mutaganzwa, Francois Biziyaremye, Claudine Mukayiranga, Francine Mwamini and Hema Magge

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:353

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Congenital bilateral vocal cord paralysis is a rare occurrence. Approximately half the cases are associated with a major comorbidity, usually neurological, neuromuscular or malformative.

    Authors: Camille Brotelande, Nicolas Leboucq, Mohamed Akkari, Thomas Roujeau, Massimo Di Maio, Christophe Milési, Michel Mondain, Charles Raybaud and Gilles Cambonie

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:351

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Preterm infants are especially vulnerable to pain. The intensive treatment often necessary for their survival unfortunately includes many painful interventions and procedures. Untreated pain can lead to both s...

    Authors: Emma Olsson, Agneta Anderzén-Carlsson, Sigríður María Atladóttir, Anna Axelin, Marsha Campbell-Yeo, Mats Eriksson, Guðrún Kristjánsdóttir, Emilia Peltonen, Bonnie Stevens, Bente Vederhus and Randi Dovland Andersen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:349

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Although considerable progress has been made in the last 30 years in the treatment of cleft palate (CP), a multidisciplinary approach combining examinations by a paediatrician, maxillofacial surgeon, otolaryng...

    Authors: Cristina Garcia-Vaquero, Cristina Mir, Domingo Graterol, Nuria Ortiz, Maria Isabel Rochera-Villach, Matilde E. LLeonart and Juan Lorente

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:350

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is a form of non-invasive ventilatory support which is increasingly used in low- and middle-income countries to treat neonates with acute respiratory distress. Howeve...

    Authors: Juan Emmanuel Dewez, Harish Chellani, Sushma Nangia, Katrin Metsis, Helen Smith, Matthews Mathai and Nynke van den Broek

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:347

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the success of type 1 tympanoplasty in pediatric patients with chronic otitis media, and to evaluate the prognostic factors that may influence its success.

    Authors: Deniz Baklaci, Ismail Guler, Ihsan Kuzucu, Rauf Oguzhan Kum and Muge Ozcan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:345

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies have found a relationship between cesarean section delivery and adverse outcomes in the offspring, partially attributing these findings to differential development of immunity in infants deliv...

    Authors: Tamala Gondwe, Kalpana Betha, G. N. Kusneniwar, Clareann H. Bunker, Gong Tang, Hyagriv Simhan, P. S. Reddy and Catherine L. Haggerty

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:346

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial meningitis is a paediatric emergency with high mortality and morbidity requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment. Clinically, it is often difficult to differentiate between bacterial and non-bacterial...

    Authors: Shipra Chaudhary, Nisha Keshary Bhatta, Madhab Lamsal, Rajendra Kumar Chaudhari and Basudha Khanal

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:342

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Social media is a common way for mothers to seek advice about their infants. However, little is known about how low-income urban mothers use social media to obtain infant health information and whether this in...

    Authors: Stacey Kallem, Rachel S. Gruver, Senbagam Virudachalam and Alexander G. Fiks

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:341

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Respiratory distress is a common presenting complaint in children brought to the Emergency Department (ED). The Clinical Respiratory Score (CRS) has shown promise as a screen for severe illness in High Income ...

    Authors: Kanwal Nayani, Rubaba Naeem, Owais Munir, Naureen Naseer, Asher Feroze, Nick Brown and Asad I. Mian

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:339

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  39. Content type: Case report

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders. Genetically based subtype identification may prove more beneficial not only in illuminating the course and prognosis, bu...

    Authors: Jiangping Wang, Jinling Liu, Yi Gao, Kaixuan Wang and Kewen Jiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:338

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  40. Content type: Case report

    Neonatal severe primary hyperparathyroidism (NSHPT) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of calcium homeostasis, characterized by striking hyperparathyroidism, marked hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroid bone ...

    Authors: Manuela Capozza, Iolanda Chinellato, Vito Guarnieri, Natascia Di lorgi, Maria Accadia, Cristina Traggiai, Girolamo Mattioli, Antonio Di Mauro and Nicola Laforgia

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:340

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