Gut microbiota in preterm infants: assessment and relevance to health and disease

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F286-F290 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012       Janet Elizabeth Berrington   Background In adults the microbial community of the gut (microbiota) influences a diverse range of health outcomes from obesity, diabetes, asthma and allergy to seemingly ‘remote’ diseases like Parkinson's disease.1 In preterm infants, establishment of the gut microbiota…

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Posthaemorrhagic ventricular dilatation: when should we intervene?

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2013;98:F284-F285 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012- how to enlarge penile length naturally Linda S de Vries, Germinal matrix haemorrhage–intraventricular haemorrhage (GMH–IVH) remains a common neurological complication of preterm birth, occurring in about 10–20% of preterm infants with a gestational age (GA) below 30 weeks and is predictive of an…

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Nasal High-Frequency Oscillation for Lung Carbon Dioxide Clearance in the Newborn

Neonatology 2013;103:160–164 Mukerji A. • Finelli M. • Belik J. Abstract Background: Noninvasive ventilation has been used increasingly in recent years to minimize the duration of endotracheal mechanical ventilation in neonates due to its association with lung injury. Nasal high-frequency oscillation (nHFO) is a relatively new noninvasive modality but evidence…

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Perinatal and neonatal predictors of developmental coordination disorder in very low birthweight children

 By Jill Glennis Zwicker, Shin Won Yoon, Margot MacKay, Julie Petrie-Thomas,Marilyn Rogers, Anne R Synnes home remedies for genital warts View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Add as Contact Send Email Published on 4th April 2013 15:58 Objective: To identify perinatal and neonatal risk…

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Detection of pepsin in mouth swab: correlation with clinical gastroesophageal reflux in preterm infants

May 2013, Vol. 26, No. 8 , Pages 819-824 Sabeena Farhath et al Abstract Objective: To study the relationship between pepsinogen/pepsin in a mouth swab and clinical gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in preterm infants. Methods: Preterm infants (birth weight ≤ 2000 g) on full enteral feeds were enrolled. Mouth swabs from cheek and below…

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Propranolol concentrations after oral administration in term and preterm neonates

May 2013, Vol. 26, No. 8 , Pages 833-840 natural cures for herpes"Arial","sans-serif";color:#333333″> L. Filippi et al Abstract Objective: While propranolol pharmacokinetics has been extensively studied in adults, this study reports the first evaluation of propranolol pharmacokinetics in term and preterm neonates. Methods: Propranolol concentrations were measured in four term…

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