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4 Acta Paediatr
1 Am J Med Genet A
1 Am J Perinatol
1 Arch Pediatr
3 BMC Pediatr
3 Eur J Pediatr
1 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
1 J Paediatr Child Health
6 J Pediatr
5 J Pediatr Surg
7 J Perinatol
2 Lancet
8 Neonatology
1 Pediatr Pulmonol
2 Pediatr Res
2 Pediatr Surg Int
1 Pediatrics
1 Transfusion

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    Acta Paediatr

  1. LYNOE N
    Survey results raise important issues about the ethical aspects of intensive care treatment for extremely preterm infants.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/apa.15845.

  2. VAN VEENENDAAL NR, Deierl A, Bacchini F, O'Brien K, et al
    Supporting parents as essential care partners in neonatal units during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar 26. doi: 10.1111/apa.15857.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. TROMBETTA A, Travan L, Elefante P, Canton M, et al
    The first Italian COVID-19 lockdown reduced births and voluntary terminations by just under a fifth.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar 29. doi: 10.1111/apa.15862.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. LOUREIRO B, De la Cruz Bertolo J, Blanco D, Ginovart G, et al
    National protocol led to significant improvements in follow-up programmes for very low birth weight or very preterm infants.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/apa.15864.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Med Genet A

  5. HILDEBRANDT CC, Patel N, Graham JM Jr, Bamshad M, et al
    Further delineation of van den Ende-Gupta syndrome: Genetic heterogeneity and overlap with congenital heart defects and skeletal malformations syndrome.
    Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Mar 30. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.62194.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Perinatol

  6. KREMER L, Reith D, Medlicott NJ, Sime MJ, et al
    A Survey of Neonatal Nurses on Mydriatic Regimens Used in Neonatal Retinopathy of Prematurity Eye Examinations.
    Am J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 30. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1726316.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Arch Pediatr

  7. MARCHAND S, Launay E, Schuffenecker I, Gras-Le Guen C, et al
    Severity of parechovirus infections in infants under 3 months of age and comparison with enterovirus infections: A French retrospective study.
    Arch Pediatr. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0929-693X(21)00031.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Pediatr

  8. CHANGIZ T, Namnabati M
    Management of Comprehensive Care of multiple-birth infants from fetal to infancy period: challenges, training, strategies.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:150.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. WANG K, Zhu X, Zhou Q, Xu J, et al
    Reference intervals for 26 common biochemical analytes in term neonates in Jilin Province, China.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:156.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. GUNADI, Sirait DN, Fauzi AR, Nugroho N, et al
    Challenge in diagnosis of late onset necrotizing enterocolitis in a term infant: a case report.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:152.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Pediatr

  11. EL-KHAZRAGY N, El Barbary M, Fouad H, Abdelgawad A, et al
    Association between genetic variations in carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase gene and persistent neonatal pulmonary hypertension.
    Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 27. pii: 10.1007/s00431-021-04053.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. SPOULOU V, Noni M, Koukou D, Kossyvakis A, et al
    Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 in neonates and young infants.
    Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1007/s00431-021-04042.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. HERTING E, Kribs A, Hartel C, von der Wense A, et al
    Two-year outcome data suggest that less invasive surfactant administration (LISA) is safe. Results from the follow-up of the randomized controlled AMV (avoid mechanical ventilation) study.
    Eur J Pediatr. 2020;179:1309-1313.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci

  14. YING GS, Maguire MG, Glynn RJ, Rosner B, et al
    Calculating Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictive Values for Correlated Eye Data.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020;61:29.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  15. MECHEL E, Trinh M, Kodsi S, Hymowitz M, et al
    Ophthalmia neonatorum as the presenting sign of SARS-CoV-2.
    J AAPOS. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S1091-8531(21)00056.

    J Paediatr Child Health

  16. NOGUEIRA A, Cordinha C, Gata L, Cancelinha C, et al
    Severe acute anaemia in an infant: An unusual finding.
    J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 Mar 27. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15432.

    J Pediatr

  17. MOZA R, Truong DT, Lambert LM, Ou Z, et al
    Poor Weight Recovery Between Stage 1 Palliation and Hospital Discharge for Infants with Single Ventricle Physiology: An Analysis of the NPC-QIC Phase II Dataset.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-3476(21)00273.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. PINTO NM, LuAnn Minich L, Yoo M, Floyd A, et al
    Influence of Geographic Access on Surgical Center Readmissions after Index Congenital Heart Surgery.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-3476(21)00264.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. HADDADIN Z, Rankin DA, Lipworth L, Suh M, et al
    Respiratory Virus Surveillance in Infants Across Different Clinical Setting.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 24. pii: S0022-3476(21)00274.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Preventative Strategies in Congenital B12 deficiency.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 27. pii: S0022-3476(21)00289.

  21. LAGATTA JM, Uhing M, Acharya K, Lavoie J, et al
    Actual and potential impact of a home nasogastric tube feeding program for Infants whose NICU discharge is affected by delayed oral feedings.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 28. pii: S0022-3476(21)00290.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. JANEVIC T, Zeitlin J, Egorova NN, Hebert P, et al
    Racial and Economic Neighborhood Segregation, Site of Delivery, and Very Preterm Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Mar 29. pii: S0022-3476(21)00293.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr Surg

  23. PENNELL C, Aundhia M, Malik A, Poletto E, et al
    Utility of skull radiographs in infants undergoing 3D head CT during evaluation for physical abuse.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-3468(21)00171.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. FLEMING H, Dempsey AG, Palmer C, Dempsey J, et al
    Primary contributors to gastrostomy tube placement in infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Feb 19. pii: S0022-3468(21)00148.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. TAMURA R, O'Connor E, Jaffray B
    Surgeon level variation in outcome of repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with particular reference to the management of recurrence.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0022-3468(21)00199.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. WILLIAMS ZC, Kim SS, Naguib A, Shafy SZ, et al
    Use of cuffed endotracheal tubes in infants less than 5 Kilograms: A retrospective cohort study.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar 4. pii: S0022-3468(21)00198.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. LONG AM, Jones IH, Knight M, McNally J, et al
    Early management of meconium ileus in infants with cystic fibrosis: A prospective population cohort study.
    J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Feb 24. pii: S0022-3468(21)00181.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Perinatol

  28. REIS JD, Tolentino-Plata K, Heyne R, Brown LS, et al
    Quality improvement project designed to reduce disproportionate growth in extremely low gestational age neonates: cognitive neurodevelopmental outcome at 18-41 months.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01047.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. HERSEY A, Hoffman L, Tucker R, Vohr B, et al
    Enhancing the NICU language environment with a neonatal Cuddler program.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01037.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. GARG PM, O'Connor A, Ansari MAY, Vu B, et al
    Hematological predictors of mortality in neonates with fulminant necrotizing enterocolitis.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01044.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. HERROD SK, Stevenson A, Vaucher YE, Lambert SR, et al
    Oxygen management among infants in neonatal units in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional survey.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 26. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01040.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. KARVONEN KL, Baer RJ, Rogers EE, Steurer MA, et al
    Correction: Racial and ethnic disparities in outcomes through 1 year of life in infants born prematurely: a population based study in California.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 29. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01004.

  33. FOGEL I, Katz A, Sela HY, Lebel E, et al
    Brachial plexus birth palsy: incidence, natural-course, and prognostic factors during the first year of life.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-00972.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. FIELD JP, Zuckerwise LC, DeMare AM, Zhao S, et al
    Identifying prenatal ultrasound predictors and the ideal neonatal management of closing gastroschisis: the key is prevention.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01006.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  35. IBRAHIM SA, Haas DM
    Role of progestogens in women at risk for spontaneous preterm birth: the final word?
    Lancet. 2021;397:1158-1159.

  36. Evaluating Progestogens for Preventing Preterm birth International Collaborative (EPPPIC): meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised controlled trials.
    Lancet. 2021;397:1183-1194.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  37. PEETERS LEJ, Cochius-den Otter SCM, Witjes BCM, Gischler SJ, et al
    An Accidental Repetitive 10-Fold Overdose of Sildenafil in a Young Infant with Pulmonary Hypertension.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 29:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000514380.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. LAI NM, Yap AQY, Ong HC, Wai SX, et al
    Use of Composite Outcomes in Neonatal Trials: An Analysis of the Cochrane Reviews.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 29:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000514402.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. GALLO D, de Bijl-Marcus KA, Alderliesten T, Lilien M, et al
    Early Acute Kidney Injury in Preterm and Term Neonates: Incidence, Outcome, and Associated Clinical Features.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 29:1-6. doi: 10.1159/000513666.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. SCHULTE V, Sipol A, Burdach S, Rieger-Fackeldey E, et al
    The Truncated Splice Variant of the Granulocyte-Macrophage-Colony-Stimulating Factor Receptor beta- Chain in Peripheral Blood Serves as Severity Biomarker of Respiratory Failure in Newborns.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 30:1-7. doi: 10.1159/000513356.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. SORG AL, Klemme M, von Kries R, Felderhoff-Muser U, et al
    Clinical Diversity of Cerebral Sinovenous Thrombosis and Arterial Ischaemic Stroke in the Neonate: A Surveillance Study.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 30:1-7. doi: 10.1159/000512526.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. MICHEV A, Borghesi A, Tretti C, Martella M, et al
    Neonatal-Onset Familial Mediterranean Fever in an Infant with Human Parainfluenza Virus-4 Infection.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 31:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000514694.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. SORG AL, von Kries R, Klemme M, Gerstl L, et al
    Incidence Estimates of Perinatal Arterial Ischemic Stroke in Preterm- and Term-Born Infants: A National Capture-Recapture Calculation Corrected Surveillance Study.
    Neonatology. 2021 Apr 1:1-7. doi: 10.1159/000514922.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    The Enigma of Preterm Late Hyperbilirubinemia Kernicterus in Japan.
    Neonatology. 2021 Mar 26:1-2. doi: 10.1159/000514758.

    Pediatr Pulmonol

  45. DANI C, Pratesi S, Luzzati M, Petrolini C, et al
    Cerebral and splanchnic oxygenation during automated control of inspired oxygen (FiO2 ) in preterm infants.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021 Mar 26. doi: 10.1002/ppul.25379.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pediatr Res

  46. LI W, Wu S, Xu H, Zhao X, et al
    Novel variant in BRAT1 with the lethal neonatal rigidity and multifocal seizure syndrome.
    Pediatr Res. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1038/s41390-021-01468.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Is it time to replace morphine with methadone for the treatment of pain in the neonatal intensive care unit?
    Pediatr Res. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1038/s41390-021-01472.

    Pediatr Surg Int

  48. MOHD AMIN AT, Zaki RA, Friedmacher F, Sharif SP, et al
    C-reactive protein/albumin ratio is a prognostic indicator for predicting surgical intervention and mortality in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis.
    Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Mar 29. pii: 10.1007/s00383-021-04879.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. SHIBUYA S, Allen-Hyttinen J, De Coppi P, Michielin F, et al
    In vitro models of fetal lung development to enhance research into congenital lung diseases.
    Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Mar 31. pii: 10.1007/s00383-021-04864.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  50. GHIRARDELLO S, Katheria A
    Letter to the Editor RE: Implementation of Delayed Cord Clamping Into Neonatal Algorithms.
    Pediatrics. 2021 Mar 31. pii: peds.2020-049834A. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-049834.


  51. HASAN R, Saifee NH
    Benefits of lower neonatal platelet transfusion thresholds.
    Transfusion. 2021 Mar 30. doi: 10.1111/trf.16386.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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