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Neonatology and Fetal Medicine

This section covers all aspects of neonatal and fetal health, disease, treatment, and outcomes.

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  1. Content type: Debate

    Assisted reproductive technology has made great progress during the last three decades. After the initial enthusiasm, many ethical, legal and social issues related to the application of these procedures began ...

    Authors: Antonio A Zuppa, Giovanni Alighieri, Piero Catenazzi, Antonio Scorrano and Costantino Romagnoli

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:74

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  2. Content type: Research

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is associated with several medical complications before and after delivery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the concordance between the fetal ultrasonographic measu...

    Authors: Nadia Liotto, Tatjana Radaelli, Anna Orsi, Emanuela Taricco, Paola Roggero, Maria L Giannì, Dario Consonni, Fabio Mosca and Irene Cetin

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:70

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  3. Content type: Research

    In neonatology the role of chest physiotherapy is still uncertain because of the controversial outcomes.

    Authors: Carmen Giannantonio, Patrizia Papacci, Roberta Ciarniello, Mikael Ghennet Tesfagabir, Velia Purcaro, Francesco Cota, Carla Maria Semeraro and Costantino Romagnoli

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:65

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  4. Content type: Research

    Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) is a severe condition that determines a profound brain hypoxia. Inhaled nitric oxide was approved for the treatment of PPHN since the end of the 1990s. T...

    Authors: Anna Berti, Augusta Janes, Riccardo Furlan and Francesco Macagno

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:45

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Liver failure in neonates is a rare but often fatal disease. Trisomy 21 is not usually associated with significant infantile liver disease. If present, hepatic dysfunction in an infant with Trisomy 21 is likel...

    Authors: Erin Neil, Josef Cortez, Aparna Joshi, Erawati V Bawle, Janet Poulik, Mark Zilberman, Mohammad F El-Baba and Beena G Sood

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:38

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  6. Content type: Debate

    Two premature twins (33 weeks gestation) were born to a woman who had used paroxetine during pregnancy for an anxiety-depression disorder. They were admitted to the NICU, where they showed prolonged RDS, cardi...

    Authors: Maria Marsella, Elisabetta Ubaldini, Agostina Solinas and Pietro Guerrini

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:27

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Classical Poland Syndrome (PS) is characterized by unilateral, partial or complete absence of the sternocostal head of the major pectoral muscle and brachysyndactyly of fingers on the same side.

    Authors: Doriana Lacorte, Maria Marsella and Pietro Guerrini

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:21

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  8. Content type: Research

    The perfusion index, derived from the pulse oximeter signal, seems to be an accurate predictor for high illness severity in newborns. The aim of this study was to determine the perfusion index values of clinic...

    Authors: Francesco Cresi, Emanuela Pelle, Roberto Calabrese, Luciana Costa, Daniela Farinasso and Leandra Silvestro

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:6

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Pyloric atresia (PA) is a very rare condition. Its incidence is approximately 1 in 100,000 newborns and constitutes about 1% of all intestinal atresias. We describe the neonatal course of a peculiar case of ty...

    Authors: Enrico Zecca, Mirta Corsello, Claudio Pintus, Lorenzo Nanni and Susanna Zecca

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:3

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Congenital afibrinogenemia is a very rare inherited coagulation disorder, characterized by virtual absence of plasma fibrinogen (factor I). There are only about 250 cases reported in the world literature [1]. We ...

    Authors: Gopakumar Hariharan, Sivji Ramachandran and Rajiv Parapurath

    Citation: Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2010 36:1

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