Reproducibility and inter-observer agreement of Greulich-Pyle protocol to estimate skeletal age among female adolescent soccer players
Skeletal age (SA) is considered the best method of assessing biological maturation. The aim of this study was to determine intra-observer (reproducibility) and inter-observer agreement of SA values obtained vi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yuri V. Faustino-da-Silva, Diogo V. Martinho, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Jo ão Valente-dos-Santos, Jorge Conde, Tomás G. Oliveira, Enio R. V. Ronque, Ricardo R. Agostinete, Rômulo A. Fernandes and Lauren B. Sherar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY) into German: a qualitative study in three countries
Concepts such as participation and environment may differ across cultures. Consequently, to use a measure like the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY) in other than the origin... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Beate Krieger, Christina Schulze, Jillian Boyd, Ruth Amann, Barbara Pi škur, Anna Beurskens, Rachel Teplicky and Albine Moser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Improving infant sleep safety via electronic health record communication: a randomized controlled trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ethan A. Canty, Benjamin N. Fogel, Erich K. Batra, Eric W. Schaefer, Jessica S. Beiler and Ian M. Paul Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The Association of Oral Health Status, demographic characteristics and socioeconomic determinants with Oral health-related quality of life among children: a systematic review and Meta-analysis
This study aimed to examine the evidence on the relationship of ora... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ladan Fattah Moghaddam, Mario Vianna Vettore, Azadeh Bayani, Amir-Hossien Bayat, Elahe Ahounbar, Morteza Hemmat, Bahram Armoon and Yadolah Fakhri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

RSV prophylaxis use in high-risk infants in Western Australia, 2002-2013: a record linkage cohort study
The monoclonal antibody, palivizumab is licensed for use in high-risk infants to prevent severe illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The level of its use and compliance with current jurisdictio... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ruomei Xu, Parveen Fathima, Tobias Strunk, Nicholas de Klerk, Thomas L. Snelling, Peter C. Richmond, Anthony D. Keil and Hannah C. Moore Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of Body Mass Index (BMI), demographic and socioeconomic factors on organized physical activity (OPA) participation in children aged 6-15  years: a cross-sectional study comparing primary and secondary school children in Greece
The aim of the present study was to examine the influence of body mass index category, as well as of demographic and socioeconomic factors on the participation in organized physical activity (OPA) of schoolchi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Vilelmine Carayanni, Elpis Vlachopadopoulou, Dimitra Koutsouki, Gregory C. Bogdanis, Theodora Psaltopoulou, YannisManios, Feneli Karachaliou, Angelos Hatzakis and Stefanos Michalacos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnostic test accuracy of point-of-care procalcitonin to diagnose serious bacterial infections in children
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have called for research into the role of biomarkers, and specifically procalcitonin (PCT), for the early diagnosis of serious bacterial infections ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Thomas Waterfield, Julie-Ann Maney, Mark D Lyttle, James P McKenna, Damian Roland, Michael Corr, Bethany Patenall, Michael D Shields, Kerry Woolfall and Derek Fairley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A modified Delphi to define drug dosing errors in pediatric critical care
The objective of this study was to develop a fr... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nadia Roumeliotis, Eleanor Pullenayegum, Paula Rochon, Anna Taddio and Chris Parshuram Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relevant factors for early liver transplantation after Kasai portoenterostomy
To explore the relevant factors for early liver transplantation (LT) after Kasai portoenterostomy (KP). (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Liang Ge, Jianghua Zhan, Wei Gao, Shengqiao Zhao, Xiaodan Xu and Ran Dou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Body temperature instability and respiratory morbidity in the very low birth weight infant: a multiple case, intensive longitudinal study
Very low birth weight (VLBW) infant thermal instability upon neonatal intensive care unit admission has been associated with respiratory morbidity; however, the association between ongoing thermal instability ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jane L. Ralphe, Susan G. Silva, Robin B. Dail and Debra H. Brandon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Looking into the life of technology-dependent children and their caregivers in Korea: lifting the burden of too many responsibilities
This study aimed to examine how TDC and caregivers live at home... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yu Hyeon Choi, Min Sun Kim, Cho Hee Kim, In Gyu Song, June Dong Park, Dong In Suh and Hyung-Ik Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative diagnosis of a “humanoid” fetus in fetu using multimode ultrasound: a case report
Fetus in fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital anomaly. The preoperative diagnosis of FIF and differentiating it from teratoma and other abdominal tumors can be challenging for radiologists. Clarification of the blo... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Hualin Yan, Juxian Liu, Yan Luo, Yang Wu and Lanxin Du Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comprehensive pathogen detection in sera of Kawasaki disease patients by high-throughput sequencing: a retrospective exploratory study
Kawasaki disease (KD) is an idiopathic systemic vasculitis that predominantly damages coronary arteries in children. Various pathogens have been investigated as triggers for KD, but no definitive causative pat... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yuka Torii, Kazuhiro Horiba, Satoshi Hayano, Taichi Kato, Takako Suzuki, Jun-ichi Kawada, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Seiji Kojima, Yusuke Okuno, Tomoo Ogi and Yoshinori Ito Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel Vi-diphtheria toxoid typhoid conjugate vaccine is safe and can induce immunogenicity in healthy Indonesian children 2 –11 years: a phase II preliminary report
Typhoid fever caused by Salmonella enteric serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) is a common cause of morbidity in the world. In 2017, 14.3 million cases of Typhoid and paratyphoid fever occurred globally. School age children... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Bernie Endyarni Medise, Soedjatmiko Soedjatmiko, Hartono Gunardi, Rini Sekartini, Hindra Irawan Satari, Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro, Angga Wirahmadi, Mita Puspita, Rini Mulia Sari, Jae Seung Yang, Arijit Sil, Sushant Sahastrabuddhe and Novilia Sjafri Bachtiar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of gout and asymptomatic hyperuricemia in the pediatric population: a cross-sectional study of a Japanese health insurance database
This study assessed prevalence and characteristics of gout and a... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shuichi Ito, Tomoko Torii, Akihiro Nakajima, Takeshi Iijima, Hiroshi Murano, Hideki Horiuchi, Hisashi Yamanaka and Masataka Honda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross-sectional study of the anthropometric characteristics of children with congenital Zika syndrome up to 12  months of life
This study aims to evaluate the anthropometric characteristics of children with CZS up to 12  months. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rita de C ássia Oliveira de Carvalho-Sauer, Maria da Conceição Nascimento Costa, Enny S. Paixão, Natanael de Jesus Silva, Florisneide Rodrigues Barreto and Maria Gloria Teixeira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oral health behavior among school children aged 11 –13 years in Saveh, Iran: an evaluation of a theory-driven intervention
This study assessed the usefulness of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) in changing oral health-related b... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Mahmood Karimy, Peter Higgs, Shaghaygh Solayman Abadi, Bahram Armoon, Marzieh Araban, Mohammad Reza Rouhani and Fereshteh Zamani-Alavijeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge and attitudes among preschools staff in Shanghai, China, regarding epilepsy
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological problems among children. The aim of this survey was to assess the knowledge and attitude among preschool staff in Shanghai regarding epilepsy. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Liyan Qiu, Lixiao Shen, Junli Wang, Fang Ren, Mingyu Xu, Fan Jiang, Xiaoyang Sheng, Fei Li and Feng Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combined primary carnitine deficiency with neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency in a Chinese newborn
Primary carnitine deficiency (PCD) is an autosomal recessive disorder affecting the carnitine cycle and resulting in defective fatty acid oxidation. Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficienc... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yiming Lin, Weihua Lin, Yanru Chen, Chunmei Lin, Zhenzhu Zheng, Jianlong Zhuang and Qingliu Fu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Study protocol: parents as pain management in Swedish neonatal care – SWEpap, a multi-center randomized controlled trial
During the first period of life, critically ill as well as healthy newborn infants experience recurrent painful procedures. Parents are a valuable but often overlooked resource in procedural pain management in... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Emma Olsson, Martina Carlsen Misic, Randi Dovland Andersen, Jenny Ericson, Mats Eriksson, Ylva Thernstr öm Blomqvist and Alexandra Ullsten Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Reliability and validity of the Caregiver Reported Early Development Instruments (CREDI) in impoverished regions of China
There is a great need in low- and middle- income countries for sound qualitative and monitoring tools assessing early childhood development outcomes. Although there are many instruments to measure the developm... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ying Li, Lei Tang, Yu Bai, Shuhang Zhao and Yaojiang Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Capillary blood reference intervals for platelet parameters in healthy full-term neonates in China
No consensus has been reached on capillary blood reference intervals for platelet parameters in full-term neonates. We aimed to establish neonatal capillary blood reference intervals for platelet parameters an... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Dongyan Cui, Yan Hou, Ling Feng, Guo Li, Chi Zhang, Yanli Huang, Jiubo Fan and Qun Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pediatric neurodevelopment by prenatal Zika virus exposure: a cross-sectional study of the Microcephaly Epidemic Research Group Cohort
The implications of congenital Zika Virus (ZIKV) infections for pediatric neurodevelopment and behavior remain inadequately studied. The aim of this study is to investigate patterns of neurodevelopment and beh... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Paula Fabiana Sobral da Silva, Sophie Helena Eickmann, Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes, Ulisses Ramos Montarroyos, Marilia de Carvalho Lima, Celina M. Turchi Martelli, Thalia Velho Barreto de Ara újo, Elizabeth B. Brickley, Laura Cunha Rodrigues, Fabia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A sex/gender perspective on interventions to promote children ’s and adolescents’ overall physical activity: results from genEffects systematic review
To evaluate the effects of interventions on children ’s and adolescents’ overall physical activity (PA) for boys and girls separately and to appraise the extent to which the studies haven taken sex/gender into ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolin Schulze, Yolanda Demetriou, Sandra Emmerling, Annegret Schlund, Susan P. Phillips, Lorri Puil, Stephanie E. Coen and Anne K. Reimers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving infant sleep safety via electronic health record communication: a randomized controlled trial
This study sought to assess the feasibility and efficacy of using electronic health record patient p... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ethan A. Canty, Benjamin N. Fogel, Erich K. Batra, Eric W. Schaefer, Jessica S. Beiler and Ian M. Paul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Designing a paediatric hospital information tool with children, parents, and healthcare staff: a UX study
The hospital patient pathway for having treatment procedures can be daunting for younger patients and their family members, especially when they are about to undergo a complex intervention. Opportunities to me... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lisa Aufegger, Kh ánh Hà Bùi, Colin Bicknell and Ara Darzi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rosai-Dorfman disease with renal involvement and associated autoimmune haemolytic anaemia in a 12-year-old girl: A case report
Rosai- Dorfman Disease (RDD) is a benign condition of unknown aetiology which is characterized by non-neoplastic proliferation of histiocytes. Pathophysiology and natural history remain obscure due to the low ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tharmini Danisious, Mathula Hettiarachchi, Chanuka Dharmadasa and Heshan Jayaweera Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Renal abscess with bacteremia caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli: a case report
In this report, we describe a previously healthy 5-year-old girl with a r... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Hiroki Kitaoka, Jun Inatomi, Hayato Chikai, Keiko Watanabe, Tadayuki Kumagai, Ayako Masui and Nobutaka Shimizu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Risk areas for tuberculosis among children and their inequalities in a city from Southeast Brazil
The objective of the study was to identify areas of risk for the appearance of tuberculosis in children and their association with social inequalities in a municipality in southeastern Brazil. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yan Mathias Alves, Tha ís Zamboni Berra, Luana Seles Alves, Ivaneliza Simionato de Assis, Marcos Augusto Moraes Arcoverde, Antonio Carlos Vieira Ramos, Luiz Henrique Arroyo, Laura Terenciani Campoy, Alexandre Tadashi Inomata Bruce, Felipe Lima dos Santos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A scoping review of physical activity and screen time guidelines for use in Outside School Hours Care
Globally, millions of children attend Outside School Hours Care. Children ’s activity in this setting is critical to meeting daily physical activity recommendations. Guidelines are evidence-based statements int... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rosa Virgara, Lucy Lewis, Anna Phillips, Mandy Richardson and Carol Maher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of transcobalamin deficiency with two novel mutations in the TCN2 gene in a Chinese girl with abnormal immunity: a case report
Transcobalamin (TC) transports vitamin B12 from blood into cells. TC II deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. It is characterized by failure to thrive, diarrhoea, pallor, anaemia, pancytopenia or ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shihong Zhan, Fangfang Cheng, Hailong He, Shaoyan Hu and Xing Feng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors of suicidality in Japanese adolescents: results from a population-based questionnaire survey
Suicide is the leading cause of death among Japanese adolescents. However, knowledge gaps regarding contemporary demographics and factors associated with suicidality among Japanese adolescents are a major conc... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shinichiro Nagamitsu, Masakazu Mimaki, Kenshi Koyanagi, Natsuko Tokita, Yoriko Kobayashi, Ritsuko Hattori, Ryuta Ishii, Michiko Matsuoka, Yushiro Yamashita, Zentaro Yamagata, Takashi Igarashi and Paul E. Croarkin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase and fluoroquinolone resistance genes among Escherichia coli and Salmonella isolates from children with diarrhea, Burkina Faso
The emergence and spread of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR) has become a major public health concern worldwide. This resistance is caused by enzymes-mediated genes (i.e., extended spectrum bet... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ren é Dembélé, Ali Konaté, Oumar Traoré, Wendpoulomdé A. D. Kaboré, Issiaka Soulama, Assèta Kagambèga, Alfred S. Traoré, Nathalie K. Guessennd, Awa Aidara-Kane, Amy Gassama-Sow and Nicolas Barro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epstein –Barr virus-related hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis complicated with coronary artery dilation and acute renal injury in a boy with a novel X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP) variant: a case report
X-linked lymphoproliferative disease (XLP) is a rare inherited X-linked primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID). One such disease, X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP) deficiency, is characterized by... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ru-Yue Chen, Xiao-Zhong Li, Qiang Lin, Yun Zhu, Yun-Yan Shen, Qin-Ying Xu, Xue-Ming Zhu, Zhen-Jiang Bai and Ying Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Postoperative enterocolitis assessment using two different cut-off values in the HAEC score in Hirschsprung patients undergoing Duhamel and Soave pull-through
Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis (HAEC) is the most severe and potentially lethal complication of Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) which might occur following definitive surgery. Our objectives were: 1) to com... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Gunadi, Afnandito Valeno Risky Sukarelawanto, Azmi Ritana, Naisya Balela, Wayan Julita Krisnanti Putri, Dian Nirmala Sirait, Vincentia Meta Widya Paramita, Andika Purba Sasmita, Andi Dwihantoro and Akhmad Makhmudi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlates of fasting blood glucose among children living with hiv in a Nigerian tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study
There is growing concern as regards the emergence of metabolic disorders among children living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) worldwide. However, there is paucity of data on the correlates of meta... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - October 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ijeoma Onyinye Ohuche, Ugo Nnenna Chikani, Elizabeth Eberechi Oyenusi, Justus Uchenna Onu and Abiola Oduwole Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationships of apelin concentration and APLN T-1860C polymorphism with obesity in Thai children
Childhood obesity represents a serious global health crisis. Apelin and its receptor system are widely distributed throughout the central nervous system and have been demonstrated to serve a role modulating fe... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kanjana Suriyaprom, Banchamaphon Pheungruang, Rungsunn Tungtrongchitr and Orn-uma Y. Sroijit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Establishment of a pediatric trigger tool based on Global Trigger Tool to identify adverse drug events of children: experience in a Chinese hospital
The Global Trigger Tool (GTT),which is a method using “triggers” to review medical record retrospectively to identify possible adverse events. Several studies showed that the GTT was effective. However, there ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 29, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yi Liu, Junfeng Yan, Yunfei Xie and Yuan Bian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of congenital heart disease on outcomes among pediatric patients hospitalized for influenza infection
Young children and those with chronic medical conditions are at risk for complications of influenza including cardiopulmonary compromise. Here we aim to examine risks of mortality, clinical complications in ch... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Laxmi V. Ghimire, Fu-Sheng Chou and Anita J. Moon-Grady Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does zinc with and without iron co-supplementation have effect on motor and mental development of children? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Effects of zinc with and without iron co-supplementation on child development are uncertain therefore the aims of this systematic review were to explore whether supplementation with zinc alone and zinc with ir... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Firoozeh Sajedi, Soheila Shahshahani, Hesam Ghiasvand, Zahra Mosallanezhad and Shiva Fatollahierad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Accelerated skeletal maturation is associated with overweight and obesity as early as preschool age: a cross-sectional study
Body mass index (BMI) and skeletal age (SA) are important indicators of individual growth and maturation. Although the results have not been unified, most studies indicated that accelerated skeletal maturation... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Dandan Ke, Dajiang Lu, Guang Cai, Jing Zhang, Xiaofei Wang and Koya Suzuki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risks of advancing parental age on neonatal morbidity and mortality are U- or J-shaped for both maternal and paternal ages
The objective of this... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: James A. Thompson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unilateral pulmonary vein atresia presenting with recurrent haemoptysis in a child: a case report
We report a rare case of right unilateral pulmonary vein a... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Martin Ngie Liong Wong, Ing Ping Tang, Yek Kee Chor, Kiew Siong Lau, Anne Rachel John, King Ching Hii, Olive Pei Yi Lee, Wooi Kok Lim and Hannah Pei Koon Tan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association between MTHFR C677T/A1298C and susceptibility to autism spectrum disorders: a meta-analysis
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is becoming increasingly prevalent of late. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) has a significant role in folate metabolism. Owing to the inconsistencies and inconclusive... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yan Li, Shuang Qiu, Jikang Shi, Yanbo Guo, Zhijun Li, Yi Cheng and Yawen Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical practice guideline on the prevention and management of neonatal extravasation injury: a before-and-after study design
Extravasation injury resulting from intravenous therapies delivered via peripheral intravenous catheters or umbilical and peripherally inserted central venous catheters is a common iatrogenic complication occu... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kam Ming Chan, Janita Pak Chun Chau, Kai Chow Choi, Genevieve Po Gee Fung, Wai Wa Lui, Meme Suk Ying Chan and Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systemic TNF α correlates with residual β-cell function in children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is caused by immune-mediated destruction of the β-cells. After initiation of insulin therapy many patients experience a period of improved residual β-cell function leading to partial dise... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Anne Julie Overgaard, Jens Otto Broby Madsen, Flemming Pociot, Jesper Johannesen and Joachim St ørling Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A novel interactive mobile health support system for pediatric obesity treatment: a randomized controlled feasibility trial
In order to achieve improved weight status, behavioral pediatric obesity treatment is resource intensive. Mobile Health (mHealth) is more accessible than standard care but effective approaches are scarce. Ther... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Linnea Johansson, Emilia Hagman and Pernilla Danielsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hypoketotic hypoglycemia in citrin deficiency: a case report
Citrin deficiency (CD) is a recessive metabolic disease caused by biallelic pathogenic variants in SLC25A13. Although previous studies have reported ketosis in CD, it was observed at the time of euglycemia or mil... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yoichi Wada, Natsuko Arai-Ichinoi, Atsuo Kikuchi, Osamu Sakamoto and Shigeo Kure Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Spatial analysis of hypospadias cases in northern France: taking clinical data into account
Strong evidence for a causal role of environmental factors in a congenital anomaly is still difficult to produce. The collection of statistical data is crucial for gaining a better understanding of the epidemi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Arthur Lauriot Dit Prevost, Michael Genin, Florent Occelli, Ren é-Hilaire Priso, Remi Besson, Caroline Lanier and Dyuti Sharma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Toothbrush deterioration and parents ’ suggestions to improve the design of toothbrushes used by children with special care needs
Biting objects was a parafunctional oral habit among children with special care needs. Chewing or biting toothbrushes could expedite the process of toothbrush wear. However, few studies evaluated the deteriora... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ni Zhou, Hai Ming Wong and Colman McGrath Tags: Research article Source Type: research