Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Congenital heart surgery in trisomy 13 and 18 linked to decreased inpatient mortality

1. Congenital heart surgery (CHS) in patients with trisomy 13 (T13) and trisomy 18 (T18) was significantly associated with a reduction in in-hospital mortality...

Oral HPV infection linked to higher prevalence in males than females

1. Prevalence of both overall and high-risk oral HPV infection was markedly high in males than females. 2. Concurrent oral and genital HPV infection as...

Magnetic resonance enterography performs well in detecting active inflammation in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

1. This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrated the high diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) enterography in the diagnosis of active inflammation in pediatric...

Childhood antibiotic use not linked to celiac or islet cell autoimmunity

1. In a prospective study of children at-risk for development of type-1 diabetes, antibiotic use was not associated with the development of islet or...

Role of maternal beliefs in seeking intervention for developmental delay

1. In-depth, semi-structured interviews of Hispanic and African American mothers about their beliefs surrounding developmental delay and utilization of Early Intervention services for their...

Cognitive dysfunction linked to extreme prematurity, severe growth restriction combination

1. Patients born both extremely premature and with severe growth restriction were found to have decreased level of functioning in multiple cognitive domains when...

Ibuprofen as effective as morphine for pediatric musculoskeletal injury pain

1. No significant difference was seen in visual analog scale (VAS) pain ratings morphine + ibuprofen, morphine + placebo, and ibuprofen + placebo among...

Prenatal administration of novel compound treats Down syndrome in mice [PreClinical]

1. A chemical library screen identified a compound (termed altered generation of neurons, or ALGERNON) that promoted the proliferation of neural stem cells (NSCs)...

Vaccination rates unchanged after live attenuated influenza vaccine recommendation removal

1. Despite removing a recommendation to use the live attenuated influenza vaccine, vaccination rates remained relatively stable in the state of Oregon. 2. Children who...

Hospital visits higher among adolescents with recent justice system involvement

1. Adolescents with any justice system involvement in the past year were more likely to have also been to the emergency department (ED) or...
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