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By Denise Baez A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that erythropoietin treatment may not improve neurological outcomes in extremely premature infants. “High-dose erythropoietin treatment administered to extremely preterm infants from 24 hours after birth through 32...
Prehospital epinephrine administration was associated with return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) in paediatric patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. However, there were no...
Using a multidisciplinary group that redesigned a clinical pathway and order sets for bronchiolitis, physicians were able to substantially reduce albuterol use at a large children’s hospital without impacting other outcome measures, according to a study published in Pediatrics. “Given the...
A study published in Blood provides strong evidence that the use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) to administer medicine and draw blood in children is associated with a significantly increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with central venous catheters (CVCs)...
Among infants born to mothers with HIV, starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) within hours of birth may not be necessary, according to a study published in EClinicalMedicine. “The results of our trial suggest that very early treatment in newborns may not have to mean within hours of birth,” said...

Recently Published

Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (JAAPOS)
Arif O Khan, Amani AlBakri
Pediatric Transplantation
Erin L Albers, Miranda C Bradford, Joshua M Friedland-Little, Borah J Hong, Mariska S Kemna, Jonathan M Chen, Yuk M Law
Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Haidy Mohammed Zakaria, Tahany Abdel-Hamid Salem, Hanaa Ahmed El-Araby, Rawan Mohammed Salama, Doaa Yousry Elbadry, Ahmad Mohamed Sira, Mohammed Abdul-Hafeez Ali, Menan El-Sayed Salem, Basma Mahmoud Abd-Alaaty, Shaimaa Samy Goda, Sara Mohammed Eltaras, Fatma Omar Khalil, Sahar Shahein Abou-Zeinah, Mostafa Mohamed Sira
Pediatric Transplantation
Agnieszka Zaucha-Prazmo, Jolanta Gozdzik, Robert Debski, Katarzyna Drabko, Elzbieta Sadurska, Jerzy R Kowalczyk
JAMA Ophthalmology
Chatarina A Löfqvist, Svetlana Najm, Gunnel Hellgren, Eva Engström, Karin Sävman, Anders K Nilsson, Mats X Andersson, Anna-Lena Hård, Lois E H Smith, Ann Hellström

Conference Reports

By Walter Alexander

ORLANDO, Fla -- December 13, 2019 -- Blinatumomab is superior to chemotherapy for children and young adults with high- and intermediate-risk relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) who are preparing for bone marrow transplantation, according to a study...

By Walter Alexander

ORLANDO, Fla -- December 12, 2019 -- Body weight-adjusted rivaroxaban (tablets or suspensions) can provide a new alternative treatment option for venous thromboembolism in children, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society...

By Alex Morrisson

BALTIMORE, Md -- December 11, 2019 -- Most seizures that occur in at-risk babies happen within the first 24 hours of continuous electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring, with more than half occurring in the first hour, 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society...

By Alex Morrisson

BALTIMORE, Md -- December 10, 2019 -- Treating infants at risk of seizures due to tuberous sclerosis complex with antiepileptic medications improves long-term epilepsy control and cognitive outcome at school age, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual...

By Brian Hoyle

ORLANDO, Fla -- December 10, 2019 -- Monitoring of molecular minimal residual disease (MRD) is feasible in most children with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).


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Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
Monika Słowińska, Sergiusz Jóźwiak, Angela Peron, Julita Borkowska, Dariusz Chmielewski, Krzysztof Sadowski, Elżbieta Jurkiewicz, Aglaia Vignoli, Francesca La Briola, Maria Paola Canevini, Katarzyna Kotulska-Jóźwiak
British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Martina Persson, Neda Razaz, Kristina Tedroff, K S Joseph, Sven Cnattingius
BMJ Open
Mugove Gerald Madziyire, Chelsea B Polis, Taylor Riley, Elizabeth A Sully, Onikepe Owolabi, Tsungai Chipato
Lulu C Bravo, Josefina C Carlos, Salvacion R Gatchalian, May Emmeline B Montellano, Charissa Fay Corazon B Tabora, Birgit Thierry-Carstensen, Pernille Nyholm Tingskov, Charlotte Sørensen, Henrik Wachmann, Ananda S Bandyopadhyay, Pernille Ingemann Nielsen, Mie Vestergaard Kusk
Jornal de Pediatria
Usama M Alkholy, Nermin Abdalmonem, Ahmed Zaki, Mohamed A Elkoumi, Mustafa I Abu Hashim, Maha A A Basset, Hossam E Salah