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Pediatric Dimensions

Online ISSN: 2397-950X

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Michael A. Portman (Founding Editor in Chief)

University of Washington

Pediatric Dimensions is an open access journal with a rapid comprehensive peer review and publication process. The journal places special emphasis on research which introduces and develops novel hypotheses and paradigms related to “child health”. Pediatric Dimensions offers a platform, which encompasses the entire scope of Pediatric research and practice.

Pediatric Dimensions accepts original research articles, review articles, editorial, case studies, meta-analysis studies, viewpoint papers and short communications on all the aspects of pediatric medicine and developmental sciences, including all subspecialties that involve the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

Pediatric Dimensions welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with email and send it to alternatively to 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Pediatrics and Neonatal care
  • Child health
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Pediatric Psychology
  • Child Well-Being and Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Child Poverty
  • Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology
  • Child Obesity
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pediatric critical care
  • Child Development & Parenting
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pedodontics
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Speech therapy
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Urology

The editors of Pediatric Dimensions will offer a critical review of manuscripts in order to enhance submitted research, and thus encourage submissions by trainees and early investigators.

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by Pediatric Dimensions, is properly cited.

Michael A. Portman

Dr. Michael A. Portman is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, and attending Pediatric Cardiologist and principal investigator at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute. Dr. Portman has been engaged in pediatric research and pediatric cardiology practice for over 30 years. He directs a research program, funded primarily by U.S government agencies such as National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, which extends from basic bench sciences and translational animal models to clinical trials and community based studies. Dr. Portman serves on editorial boards for numerous journals. Additionally, he has continuously served as a member of standing study sections or special emphasis panels for the U.S National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control. He has reviewed for private organizations such as American Heart Association and the Pediatric Academic Societies, as well as for scientific funding organizations within the European Community. Dr. Portman emphasizes training the next generation of scientists and extending diversity throughout the scientific and medical disciplines.

Editorial Board

Michael Lewis

University Distinguished Professor
Director, Institute for the Study of Child Development
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Renuka Gera

Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
Community assistant Dean Lansing
College of Human Medicine
Michigan State university

Israel Amirav

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Program Director, Pediatric Respirology Residency Training Program
Staff Respirologist, Stollery Children's Hospital

Yong Song

Assistant Professor
Centre for Neonatal Research and Education School of Anatomy,
Physiology & Human Biology,
The University of Western Australia

Adilson Marques

Faculty of Human Kinetics
University of Lisbon

Vasantha HS. Kumar

Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics Director,
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program University at Buffalo,
The State University of New York Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo,

Ho-Chang Kuo

Kawasaki Disease Center and Department of Pediatrics
Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Richard E. Frye

Director of Autism Research
Director of The Autism Multispecialty Precision Medicine Clinic
Co-Director of The Neurometabolic Clinic
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Bhagavatula Moorthy

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Lama Charafeddine

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Jing He

Guangzhou Institute of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center

Li Ou

Gene Therapy Center
University of Minnesota

Antonio Iudici

Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
University of Padova

Roberto Maniglio

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Mercatorum University

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Current Issue

Volume 4, Issue 4

Novel biochemical and reliable technique for the rapid detection of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales; the rapid ESBL NP test

Mustafa Sadek Laurent Poirel Patrice Nordmann

Mini Review-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

November 29, 2019

The association of cumulative risk scoring with ASQ-3 outcomes in a rural impoverished region of Guatemala

Lauren C. Mehner Gretchen J. Domek Madiha Abdel-Maksoud Andrea Jimenez-Zambrano Edwin J. Asturias Molly M. Lamb Stephen Berman

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 30, 2019

A retrospective study on application of continuous renal replacement therapy for severe hand foot and mouth disease

Ha Manh Tuan Do Chau Viet

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 30, 2019


Volume 4

Novel biochemical and reliable technique for the rapid detection of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales; the rapid ESBL NP test

Mustafa Sadek Laurent Poirel Patrice Nordmann

Mini Review-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

November 29, 2019

The association of cumulative risk scoring with ASQ-3 outcomes in a rural impoverished region of Guatemala

Lauren C. Mehner Gretchen J. Domek Madiha Abdel-Maksoud Andrea Jimenez-Zambrano Edwin J. Asturias Molly M. Lamb Stephen Berman

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 30, 2019

A retrospective study on application of continuous renal replacement therapy for severe hand foot and mouth disease

Ha Manh Tuan Do Chau Viet

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 30, 2019

How to support quality of life of children with cancer and their parents?

Charlotte Grégoire Marie-Elisabeth Faymonville Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse Christophe Chantrain Jennifer Marini Isabelle Bragard

Short Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 26, 2019

Pediatric unplanned extubation: Process fail or adverse event?

Valeria C Neves Camila G Ribas Adriana Koliski José E Carreiro

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 27, 2019

Bedside lung ultrasound guided the treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome by mechanical ventilation

Zhao Chun Cheng Yingying Xu Linger Fu Huihui Yuan Yebo

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 27, 2019

Neuroblastoma in Vietnam: A retrospective analysis of MYCN status and clinical features to inform prognosis and improve outcome

Chi-Bao Bui Uyen HT Nguyen Diem KD Truong Niem VT Vo Diem-My Vu Uyen DP Nguyen Ban T Ho Van D Nguyen Dinh Q Truong Khai D Truong

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 30, 2019

A new therapeutic regimen on prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infant

Hsin-Chun Huang I-Lun Chen Tsu F. Yeh

Short Communication-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 30, 2019

Toxic metals in cord blood and later development of Type 1 diabetes

Ludvigsson J Andersson-White P Guerrero-Bosagna C

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

May 24, 2019

Yerusinia infection with symptoms of Kawasaki disease in Japan

Yasuhiko Tomita

Opinion-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 10, 2019

Safety and efficacy of the point-of-care BreathID®Hp and BreathID®Hp Lab System 13C-Urea breath test for the detection of H. pylori in children

Sunny Z Hussain Tzippora Shalem Daniel Leung Priya Raj David M Troendle Angela Shannon Sari Acra Annette Vannilam Haim Shirin Efrat Broide

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 27, 2019

Home oxygen therapy for acute bronchiolitis

Michael Sarrell E

Short Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 28, 2019

Clinical pharmacists in pediatric units

Abdul K Mohiuddin

Short Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 28, 2019

Novel approaches to anesthesia in electroconvulsive therapy

Behzad NazemroayaArash Pourreza

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 20, 2019

Do mental health disorders matter in pre- adolescents with cerebral palsy?

Bjorgaas HM Hysing M Elgen I

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 13, 2019

Dyscalculia: Early predictors and practical recommendations

Annemie Desoete

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 27, 2019

A case of neonatal alloimmune neutropenia in premature infants with response to intravenous immunoglobulins

Jiménez-Castillo E Uberos Fernández J

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 29, 2019

Volume 3

Increase in visual motor coordination after applying mCIMT in infantile hemiplegia. Report of a case

Palomo C Rocío García-Muro San José

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 18, 2018

“Disregard of development”. How does it affect in the hemiplegic upper limb?

Palomo c rocío

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 21, 2018

Effectiveness of a sex education program for mothers of adolescent girls based on Health Belief Model on mothers’ knowledge, attitude, and behaviour

Nahid Mostofi Ahmad R Shamshiri Elham Shakibazadeh Gholamreza Garmaroudi

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 31, 2018

Autogenic inhibition versus reciprocal inhibition techniques on spastic children

Mohamed Serag E Dein Mahgoub Mohamed Mostafa Mohamed Ali Elshafey

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 19, 2018

Role of physical therapy during pregnancy for childbirth preparation

Jéssica da Costa Minati Moraes Liamara Cavalcante de Assis

Case Study-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 20, 2018

Autism spectrum disorders co-morbidities and treatment approaches

Xue-Jun Kong

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 21, 2018

Early diagnosis and adulthood transition in autism spectrum disorders (ASD): How primary care helps to close the gaps

Jun Liu Morgane Amat Rui Song Xuejun Kong

Review-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 28, 2018

Effect of a pay for performance schemes on improvement of the childhood immunization coverage rates: A literature review

Giorgia Rotundo Marianna Mauro Monica Giancotti

Literature Review-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 28, 2018

Study on the relationship between some trace mineral elements and antioxidant enzymes among under-five children with protein-energy malnutrition

Stella U. Njoku Kola M. Anigo Shehu A. Akuyam Gboye O. Ogunrinde Stanley I.R. Okoduwa

Case Report-Clinical and Medical Pediatrics (CMP)

March 19, 2018

Prevalence and factors associated with hyperglycaemia among children under-five years of age at holy innocents childrens’ hospital, mbarara district, south-western Uganda

George Friday Segutunga Christine Atuhaire Ivan Mugisha Taremwa

Research Article-Clinical and Medical Pediatrics (CMP)

August 13, 2018

The end of the antibiotic era

Guillermo Francisco Rosales Magallanes

Letter to Editor-Clinical and Medical Pediatrics (CMP)

April 06, 2018

12 year old with dizziness, anemia and jaundice

Tess Woehrlen Helene Tigchelaar Nirupama Kannikeswaran

Case Report-Clinical and Medical Pediatrics (CMP)

September 14, 2018

The influence of loneliness on academic, social, and emotional self-efficacy in early adolescence: A twelve month follow-up study

James R. Andretta Michael T. McKay

Research Article-Clinical and Medical Pediatrics (CMP)

September 18, 2018

Study on risk factors of children's behavioral problems during prenatal and neonatal period

Min Zhang Tingting Huang Yihuan YUE Jianshan Zheng Zhijian Chen Shunqin Wang

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

May 26, 2018

Sensory-motor integration training for students with attention-Deficit/hyperactivity disorder in Taiwan

Shin-siung Jung

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 24, 2018

Evaluation of erosive potential of fruit juices in children aged 3-6 years

Aby J. Mathew BM Shanthala Bobby Wilson Libina Isahak Priyanka Atul Shah Meera Rose Cherian

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 28, 2018

Prenatal Stress and its effects of human cognition, behavior and psychopathology: A review of the literature

Mariano Enrique Ramborger Maria Aurelia Zorrilla Zubilete Gabriela Beatriz Acosta

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 19, 2018

Supplemental biotin and erroneous thyroid diagnoses and management

Stephanie Charles Manfred Blum

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 13, 2018

A fresh look at W- compound: A potential marker for fetal thyroid function – Fetal to maternal transfer of sulfated thyroid hormone metabolites

Sing-Yung Wu Christine Ma Bi-Xin Xi Timothy Synold

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 27, 2018

Protective effects of citicoline in neonatal rats with necrotizing enterocolitis

Shuxia Liang Xiaobing Li Jie Xu Panjian Lai Yunguang Bao Kaixuan Wang Jinzhi Mei Linqian Zhang Yuanshu Fang Fangming Guo Mingxing Ding

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 25, 2018

Origin of rare bovine rotavirus strains detected from Japanese children

Kei Numazaki

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 29, 2018

Molecular therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) when should treatment begin?

Byron A. Kakulas

Letter to Editor-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 20, 2018

Volume 2

Still's disease pediatric: Resolution after oral treatment and prognosis

Clarissa de Albuquerque Botura Ana Paula Ribeiro Beatriz Datti Marques Ellen Priscilla dos Santos Cunha Luiz Gabriel Guimarães Auri Vieira Bruno Ambrósio da Rocha Roberto Kenji Nakamura Cuman Ciomar Aparecida Bersani-Amado

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 25, 2017

Artificial intelligence and pediatrics: A synthetic mini review

Peter Kokol Jernej Završnik Helena Blažun Vošner

Mini Review-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

October 20, 2017

Childhood leukemia, atmospheric test fallout and high voltage power distribution lines

Christopher Busby

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

October 20, 2017

Biventricular assist device is an effective rescue device after cardiac surgery

Jamie N. Colombo Peter N. Dean Mark Roeser

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 19, 2017

Transcatheter closure of muscular ventricular septal defect in infant with dilated cardiomyopathy

Shelby C. White Daniel Schneider Michael R. Hainstock

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

August 02, 2017

Child health and ionizing radiation: Science, Politics and European Law

Christopher Busby

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions

August 14, 2017

Diagnostic and treatment challenges of tuberculosis in a 12 year old boy

Garba BI Sani UM Isezuo KO Waziri UM Abubakar U Legbo JF Abubakar FI Omar M

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions

August 26, 2017

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of a 25 - week premature infant at three years of age

Eileen R. McGrath

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 02, 2017

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens bacteriemia in two preterm neonates: A significant catheter-related invasive infection in neonates

Savey Baptiste Besnier Marc Guillois Bernard

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 21, 2017

Arthrogryposis of left upper limb hypoplasia and asymmetry

Moawad S Arevalo S Zahouani T Rajegowda B

Image-Birth Defects (BDJ)

August 07, 2017

Acute hemolytic crisis in a patient with hemoglobin constant spring disease: a case report

Wattana Insiripong Somchai Insiripong

Case Report-Birth Defects (BDJ)

August 21, 2017

Bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction (BIND): appearances are fairly often deceptive

Lakatos L Balla G

Research Article-Birth Defects (BDJ)

September 18, 2017

Endogenous and exogenous problems in children of addicted mothers

Lombard S, J-F Swabey K Pullen D

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

April 23, 2017

Copper-induced oxidative/nitrosative stress and excitoxicity in the neonatal period: neuroprotection with D-Penicillamine

Lajos Lakatos György Balla István Pataki

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

April 25, 2017

Congenital posterior urethral diverticulum in an infant with Robinow syndrome – diagnostic difficulties

Stanisław Warchol Przemyslaw Bombinski Jacek Skiendzielewski Teresa Dudek-Warchol

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

April 27, 2017

Providing western style pediatric surgical services in Libya. Impressions, results, and chanc(g)es

Andreas Fette

Commentary-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

May 25, 2017

Baclofen withdrawal in a neonate

Senthuran Vijayarajah Mary Temple-Cooper Firas Saker

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

May 28, 2017

Cessation of severe chylothorax and chylous ascites in a newborn with trisomy 21 after whole blood pleurodesis: A case report

Sebastian Rützel Corinna Gebauer Ferdinand Pulzer Karen Geva Steinhoff Ulrich Thome Matthias Knüpfer

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 12, 2017

Bilateral hip reconstruction improve hip stability, pelvic balance and mobility function in children with cerebral palsy

Thamkunanon Verasak

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 19, 2017

Infant ENOS haplotypes and maternal PIH

Yanamandra K Pramanik A Bocchini Jr JA Dhanireddy R

Research Article-Birth Defects (BDJ)

May 18, 2017

Comparison of amniotic fluid volumetry between fetal sonography and MRI - Correlation to MR diffusion parameters of the fetal kidney

Elena Moschos Daniel Güllmar Anja Fiedler Ulrike John Diane M. Renz Matthias Waginger Ekkehard Schleussner Dietmar Schlembach Uwe Schneider Hans-Joachim Mentzel

Research Article-Birth Defects (BDJ)

May 29, 2017

Split cord malformation with dermal sinus, one hemicord harboring dermoid cyst, thickened filum terminale in pediatric population: Report of first case in western literature

Guru Dutta Satyarthee Ambuj Kumar

Case Report-Birth Defects (BDJ)

June 02, 2017

Prenatally diagnosed, right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia complicated by hepatic pulmonary fusion and intrathoracic kidney

Toshiko Takezoe Mioko Nomura Katsuhiro Ogawa Kotaro Tomonaga Michinobu Ohno Kazunori Tahara Toshihiko Watanabe Tomoro Hishiki Akihiro Fujino Mikiko Miyasaka Osamu Miyazaki Hideshi Fujinaga Takeshi Fujimoto Yushi Ito Rika Sugibayashi Katsunori Ozawa Seiji Wada Haruhiko Sago Rie Irie Takako Yoshioka Yutaka Kanamori

Case Report-Birth Defects (BDJ)

June 02, 2017

An integrated analysis of the Down Syndrome trajectory: Could implicit bias be driving Trisomy 21’s phenotypes?

Robin Lynn Treptow

Research Article-Birth Defects (BDJ)

June 08, 2017

Course of neurofibromatosis type 1 diagnosed in adult woman

Agnieszka Gawlewicz-Mroczka Alina Cempa Aneta Zygulska Krzysztof Sładek

Case Report-Birth Defects (BDJ)

June 17, 2017

Lenticulostriated vasculopathy in congenital cytomegalovirus infection: implications for clinical practice

Garrido MArnaez JAlarcon ABaquero-Artigao FGarcia-Alix A

Case Report, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

May 26, 2017

Low risk infants clinically monitored in well newborn nursery who later required transfer to NICU for further care

Zahouani THlaing AYKarbalivand HHernandez JGRajegowda B

Research Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

June 05, 2017

Candida albicans ventriculoperitoneal shunt infections: Immunocompetent preterm pediatric case series and an extensive review of literature

Atta U Bhatti Maria A Parekh Mahin Amanullah Bernd Daeubler

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 10, 2017

Autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay in a Portuguese child caused by a novel SACS mutation

Joana Pimenta Carmen Costa Isabel Alonso Ana Filipa Brandão Jorge Sequeiros Luís Negrão Isabel Fineza

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 18, 2017

Spontaneous peritonitis and bacteremia caused by Streptococcus equinus: Value of 16S rRNA gene sequencing analysis

John Dotis Nikoleta Printza Stella Stabouli Efthymia Petinaki Fotios Papachristou

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 18, 2017

Using de-escalation techniques to prevent violent behavior in pediatric psychiatric emergencies: It is possible

Nicholas D. Croce Celia Mantovani

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 24, 2017

Associations between mental health symptoms in Palestinian captives' wives and in their children

Amer Shehadeh Ilse Derluyn Johan Vanderfaeillie Wolfgang Jacquet Gerrit Loots

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 20, 2017

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) – Be vigilant and aware

Ewa Emich-Widera Lis Aleksandra Materac-Jarząb Katarzyna Huras Anna Turek Maja Turek Maja Teresa Wolan Beata Kazek

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 26, 2017

Identifying Alterations in Transcriptional Factor Binding Sites

Buroker NE

Research Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

February 24, 2017

Feeding of low birth weight (LBW) and very low birth weight (VLBW) Infants

Abbas A

Review Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 06, 2017

Comparative study on Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) plasma concentrations in new-born horse foals, donkey foals and calves

Panzani S Carluccio A Faustini M Prandi A Probo M Veronesi MC

Research Articl-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 10, 2017

Delayed meconium passage associated with early-onset neonatal cystitis

Taheri PA

Case Report-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 23, 2017

Pregnancy termination rates after fetal diagnosis of single ventricle: A 17-year retrospective review

Mowers KL Buzzard CJ Kavey REW

Review Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 25, 2017

Volume 1

Distribution of chronic or recurrent headache in children and adolescents in two studies – epidemiological study and clinical-based study

Pacheva I I. Ivanov I Milanov I Stefanov R

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

October 26, 2016

Healthcare utilization for antinuclear antibody and rheumatoid factor labs in the assessment of musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents – A claims analysis and chart review

Patricia Rosillo Debra Canter Eyal Muscal Marietta De Guzman Jeannine Yoon Angelo Giardino

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

November 03, 2016

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in two toddlers: diagnostic pitfalls

Nathalie Smeets Machiel van den Akker Bram Peters Tim Vanderhasselt Anna Jansen

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

November 17, 2016

Can pediatricians learn from other cultures and social contexts in the U.S.?

Robert A. LeVine

Short Communication-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 23, 2016

Serodiscordant twins: A case report of vertical HIV transmission during PMTCT option B+ role out

Carien Lion-Cachet

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

December 26, 2016

Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) in a child with congenital cyanotic heart disease - a case report

Michelo S Choopa Belinda Mitchell Ignatius T Menyatsoe Gertruida van Biljon

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 30, 2016

Hearing assessment in autistic spectrum disorder; is it unnecessary and pointless procedure in developing countries?

Adel M. Zeglam Samah M. Al-Ksaik

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 30, 2016

The medical basis of autism spectrum disorder: Clues for treatment and improving the lives of the entire family

Richard E. Frye

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 30, 2016

Declining pattern of bilirubin in the first and second six hours of intensive versus double phototherapy in neonatal jaundice

Peymaneh Alizadeh Taheri Negar Sajjadian Mahdi Asadi Peyman Salamati c

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 30, 2016

Disseminated BCG disease in an infant with severe combined immunodeficiency

Anirban Mandal Amitabh Singh Puneet Kaur Sahi Bhavika Rishi

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

September 27, 2016


Ruth Sarahi Aldana Vergara Almaráz Navarro Juan José Cantú Gutiérrez M. Cristina Ceballos Bocanegra Adrián García Correa Arturo Pineda Aldana Génesis Peñaloza Aguilar Ramón Reyes Retana Ricardo Reyes Vázquez Horacio Silvia Guzmán-Vázquez Herman Soto Molina

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

October 25, 2016

Anemia in new born

Kishore Kumar

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 08, 2016

Prevalence of pulmonary artery hypertension (pah) in patients with thalassemia

Afshin Fathi Firouz Amani Masoumeh Saki

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 08, 2016

Oxygen saturations in premature infants at resuscitation. Where is the evidence?

Vasantha HS Kumar

Review Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 11, 2016

Combined caesarian section, mitral valve replacement and tricuspid valve repair for infective endocarditis: case report and management considerations

Galya Atanasova

Case Report-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 11, 2016

Systemic arterial aneurysms in a 5 month old male with severe refractory Kawasaki’s disease

Benson HsuBen SorianoM. Shahirar SalametScott B. ReederJ. Carter Ralphe

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 12, 2016

Three studies supporting the initial validation of the stress numerical rating scale-11 (Stress NRS-11): A single item measure of momentary stress for adolescents and adults

Dina KarvounidesPippa M. SimpsonW. Hobart DaviesKim A. KhanSteven J. WeismanKeri R. Hainsworth

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

July 30, 2016

Youth receiving orthodontic care are not immune to poor diet and overweight: a call for dental providers to participate in prevention efforts

Katharine E. Schmitz Sandy Liles Ashley N. Hyman C. Richard Hofstetter Saori Obayashi Melanie Parker Santiago A. Surillo David Noel Melbourne F. Hovell

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 03, 2016

Ametropia among school children-A cross-sectional study in a sub-urban municipality in Ghana

Mohammed Abdul-Kabir Daniel Nii Kwashie Bortey Eghonghon Ehianata Onoikhua Bright Asare-Bediako David Ben Kumah

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 04, 2016

Pediculosis in a paediatric greek population: regressions of socioeconomic factors

George I. Lambrou Maria Braoudaki Eleni Papanikolaou Anna Tagka

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 06, 2016

The treatability of “growing pains” in children - a mini review

Pang Daniel Kai Yip Ng Shu-Yan

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 09, 2016

Effect of silybum marianum in treatment and prevention of hepatotoxicity in patients undergoing reinduction therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Afshin Fathi Firouz Amani Zhaleh Rouhzendeh

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 10, 2016

Physician and medical student knowledge of hereditary cancer genetics in pediatrics

John Paul Govindavari David Tegay Donna McMahon Thomas Chan Vivian Chan Ambika Nath Mahin Rehman Neil Modi Bhuma Krishnamachari

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

June 13, 2016

What vartaibles including spirituality determine early sexual initiation among thai adolescents?

Sasitorn Roojanavech RN Lina Kurdahi Badr RN John Doyle

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 11, 2016

An early sensitivity for detecting differences in visual topological property in 0-to 4- day-old human neonates

Yun-Lan Lin Sarina Hui-Lin Chien Shun-Fu Hu

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 25, 2016

Identifying environmental exposures in pediatric practice: Fundamental validation of a clinical tool

Parneet Jaggi Irena Buka Jesus Serrano Lomelin Alvaro Osornio-Vargas

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

March 31, 2016

Unlicensed and off-label medicines and prescriptions: A descriptive analysis of the medicines formulary and of the 56,800 prescriptions in a paediatric hospital

Sarah Delmas Olivier Bourdon Françoise Brion Sonia Prot-Labarthe

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

April 20, 2016

Pulmonary artery anomalies: Interesting cases with a common embryonic basis

Badhrinarayanan S Venugopalan P Pushparajah K

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

May 06, 2016

Who Influences Parents’ Decision on Life Support Treatments for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1?

FermínJesús González-Melado Vincenzo Maria Di Ciommo Maria Luisa Di Pietro Chiara Mastella Maria Beatrice Chiarini Testa Renato Cutrera

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 02, 2016

Scimitar Syndrome

Sevgi Pekcan AyselBurcu Palandökenlier Tamer Baysal

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 02, 2016

DysmorphicNeonate: An Approach to Diagnosis in The Current Era

Vishal Vishnu Tewari Ritu Mehta Kunal Tewari

Research Article-Pediatric Dimensions (PD)

February 04, 2016

Incidence of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy in Australia 1993 – 2013: A Population-Based Study

Peter Scott Stephen J Robson

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