Assessment of the G-ROP study criteria for predicting retinopathy of prematurity: results from a tertiary centre in Turkey

ConclusionsThe G-ROP model is a simple and effective method for ROP prediction. However, in the current cohort, a small number of infants requiring treatment would be missed if G-ROP criteria were applied. The model may be modified with addition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia to detect all treatment requiring cases. Prospective studies among larger groups are necessary to assess the applicability of the modified model.
Source: International Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research

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Hyperoxia reduces STX17 expression and inhibits the autophagic flux in alveolar type II epithelial cells in newborn rats. Int J Mol Med. 2020 May 27;: Authors: Zhang D, Zhao X, Zhang D, Gao S, Xue X, Fu J Abstract Supplemental oxygen therapy can be life‑saving for premature infants. Our previous study revealed a defect in the autophagic flux in the lung tissues of neonatal rats with hyperoxia‑induced bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), but the underlying mechanism remains unknown. Moreover, there are few innovative treatments that can completely alter the course of BPD. The present study examin...
Source: International Journal of Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Int J Mol Med Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract RATIONALE: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a heterogeneous lung disease characterized by regions of cysts and fibrosis, but methods for evaluating lung function are limited to whole lung rather than specific regions of interest. OBJECTIVE: Respiratory-gated, ultrashort echo time MRI was used to test the hypothesis that cystic regions of the lung will exhibit a quantifiable tidal volume (TV) that will correlate with ventilator settings and clinical outcomes. METHODS: MRI of 17 non-sedated, quiet-breathing, severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia infants were reconstructed into end-inspiration and end-exp...
Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Respir Crit Care Med Source Type: research
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Source: Neonatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Tags: Neonatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Up to 49% of NICUs had low PNC use and low BPD rates, without a difference in mortality. Infants hospitalized in NICUs with a stated policy of low PNC use did not have an increased risk of BPD. PMID: 32454484 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neonatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Neonatology Source Type: research
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Source: Respiratory Research - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Correction Source Type: research
Conclusion Infants with BPD are prone to develop gut dysbiosis in early life. A higher severity of illness and treatment intensity may indicate a higher risk of disrupting an anaerobic environment in the gut during the first month of life. Key Points [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Am J Perinatol DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1710353 Objective We aimed to determine the independent effect of maternal antepartum hemorrhage (APH) on mortality and major neonatal morbidities among very low birth weight (VLBW), very preterm infants. Study design A population-based cohort study of VLBW singleton infants born at 24 to 31 weeks of gestation between 1995 and 2016 was performed. Infants born with the following pregnancy associated complications were excluded: maternal hypertensive disorders, prolonged rupture of membranes, amnionitis, maternal diabetes, and small for gestational age. APH included hemorrha...
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Abstract BACKGROUND: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is the most common respiratory disorder in extremely low birth weight infants. Although most BPD symptoms improve, some late complications exist, even with regular treatment. Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), also common in extremely premature infants, may be related to many cardiorespiratory symptoms. However, the potential of GER as a risk factor for late complications associated with BPD is still unclear. RESEARCH QUESTION: Does GER increase the risk of late complications of BPD in infants? STUDY DESIGN: and Methods: A multi-center prospective cohort ...
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