Annals of Pediatric Surgery
BackgroundUrinary bladder masses are uncommon in the pediatric age group and pose a diagnostic challenge, often necessitating histopathological differentiation and confirmation. An unusual mimic of neoplastic bladder mass is inflammatory pseudotumor, and timely identification and diagnosis of which prevents undue patient stress and radical treatmen...
Italian Journal of Pediatrics
ObjectivesTo investigate how life-sustaining treatment (LST) decisions are made and identify problematic ethical concerns confronted by physicians and nurses in pediatric intensive care within Italy.MethodsAn 88-question online survey was created, based on a previous qualitative study conducted by this team. The survey was designed to identify how ...
African Journal of Urology
BackgroundESWL is still considered as the first favorable therapeutic option for urinary stone disease with acceptable effectivity. However, factors associated with favorable outcome have not been widely studied in pediatrics due to the small number of urinary stone prevalence. The aim of this study is to evaluate the factors associated with the su...
Cochlear implants international
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of unilateral versus bilateral cochlear implantation on receptive and expressive spoken language outcomes. Secondary aims were to investigate factors timing of first and second implant placement and reliance on government funded health plans on language outcome. This was a retrospective chart re...
Allergology international : official journal of the Japanese Society of Allergology
Omalizumab is approved as add-on therapy for pediatric asthma since 2013 in Japan, however, its data in clinical practice is limited. This post-marketing surveillance aimed to evaluate long-term safety and effectiveness of omalizumab in Japanese pediatric patients with severe allergic asthma in real-life setting. This 104-week, multicenter surveill...
European journal of pediatrics
This study aims to describe the microbiology and susceptibility profile of the intraperitoneal flora in complicated appendicitis. It is a retrospective cohort study including children
Current Cardiology Reports
Purpose of ReviewAtrioventricular septal defects (AVSD) represent a broad spectrum of congenital anomalies from simple to the most complex heart defects including some distinct types. Clinical presentation and timing of intervention differ by morphological subset and functional anatomy. Herein, we review morphological variations and characteristics...
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
BackgroundCardiac evaluations, including cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging and biomarker results, are needed in children during mid-term recovery after infection with SARS-CoV-2. The incidence of CMR abnormalities 1–3 months after recovery is over 50% in older adults and has ranged between 1 and 15% in college athletes. Abnormal cardi...
Cancer causes & control : CCC
Children with cancer are frequently hospitalized. However, hospitalization and death by disease category are not well defined
Digestive diseases and sciences
Adult liver-related hospitalizations have recently increased in the USA, but data are limited for the pediatric population. Utilizing the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development hospital claims database (covering > 98% of all California hospitalizations), we aimed to characterize the demographic, clinical, and socioeconomic factors of l...