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3 Acta Paediatr
2 Am J Obstet Gynecol
1 Am J Perinatol
1 Arch Dis Child
3 BMC Pediatr
1 Childs Nerv Syst
2 Eur J Pediatr
1 Eur Respir J
1 Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
6 J Pediatr
4 J Perinat Med
4 J Perinatol
3 Lancet
1 N Engl J Med
1 Neonatology
5 Obstet Gynecol
5 Pediatr Infect Dis J
5 Pediatr Pulmonol
3 Pediatr Res
1 Pediatr Surg Int
2 Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol

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    Acta Paediatr

  1. MEYER S, Maas S, Bay J, Zemlin M, et al
    Morbidity and mortality in extremely premature infants with a birth weight
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Jul 16. doi: 10.1111/apa.16033.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. OLUKADE T, Uthman OA
    Caesarean section and increased neonatal mortality risk in meta-analysis of 33 sub-Saharan Africa Demographic and Health Surveys.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/apa.16032.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ANTINMAA J, Salonen J, Jaaskelainen SK, Kaljonen A, et al
    Continuous positive airway pressure treatment may negatively affect auditory maturation in preterm infants.
    Acta Paediatr. 2021 Jul 13. doi: 10.1111/apa.16029.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Obstet Gynecol

  4. PHUNG J, Wang C, Reeders J, Chan EC, et al
    Preterm Labor is a Distinct Process from Term Labor following Computational Analysis of Human Myometrium.
    Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul 7. pii: S0002-9378(21)00787.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. VAN DER MEULEN J, Khalil A
    Association between COVID-19 infection at the time of admission for birth and adverse pregnancy outcomes: evolving evidence to aid decision-making.
    Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul 12. pii: S0002-9378(21)00772.

    Am J Perinatol

  6. ENGLE W, Lien I, Benneyworth B, Tully JS, et al
    Placental Transfusion, Timing of Plastic Wrap or Bag Placement, and Preterm Neonates.
    Am J Perinatol. 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1730437.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Arch Dis Child

  7. KUKKOLA HK, Vuola P, Seppa-Moilanen M, Salminen P, et al
    Pierre Robin sequence causes position-dependent obstructive sleep apnoea in infants.
    Arch Dis Child. 2021 Jul 9. pii: archdischild-2020-320527.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Pediatr

  8. HUA L, Chen Q, Liu QH, Guo YF, et al
    Interaction between antibiotic use and MS4A2 gene polymorphism on childhood eczema: a prospective birth cohort study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:314.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. VIEIRA GO, de Oliveira Vieira T, da Cruz Martins C, de Santana Xavier Ramos M, et al
    Risk factors for and protective factors against breastfeeding interruption before 2 years: a birth cohort study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:310.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. ALTIT G, Bhombal S, Chock VY
    End-organ saturations correlate with aortic blood flow estimates by echocardiography in the extremely premature newborn - an observational cohort study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:312.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  11. WISE J
    Covid-19: Ending all restrictions in England on 19 July "dangerous and premature," say experts.
    BMJ. 2021;374:n1751.

    Childs Nerv Syst

  12. DE MARTINO L, Tresserras-Gine G, Quaglietta L, Spennato P, et al
    Giant intracranial infantile myofibromatosis of the skull base: report of two cases.
    Childs Nerv Syst. 2021 Jul 9. pii: 10.1007/s00381-021-05271.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Pediatr

  13. ZANARDO V, Tortora D, Parotto M, Severino L, et al
    Fluid status changes during the transition in infants of diabetic mothers.
    Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 15. pii: 10.1007/s00431-021-04197.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. LI J, Chen L, Shi Y
    Nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation versus nasal continuous positive airway pressure as primary respiratory support strategies for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 12. pii: 10.1007/s00431-021-04190.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Respir J

  15. DELACOURT C, Bertille N, Salomon LJ, Rashenas M, et al
    Predicting the risk of respiratory distress in newborns with congenital pulmonary malformations.
    Eur Respir J. 2021 Jul 15. pii: 13993003.00949-2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci

  16. HE Y, Pettenkofer M, Nittala MG, Sadda SR, et al
    Early Postnatal Oxygen Exposure Predicts Choroidal Thinning in Neonates.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021;62:23.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  17. BHATIA SK, Siegel L, Braverman R, Enzenauer R, et al
    Socioeconomics of retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment in the United States.
    J AAPOS. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S1091-8531(21)00180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. NIEVES-MORENO M, Yeo D, Patel HI, Reddy MA, et al
    The frequency of severe corneal opacities in premature infants.
    J AAPOS. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S1091-8531(21)00179.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Pediatr

  19. SACCHI C, O'Muircheartaigh J, Batalle D, Counsell SJ, et al
    Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Following Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Very Preterm Birth.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 7. pii: S0022-3476(21)00667.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. EGAMI N, Ochiai M, Ichiyama M, Inoue H, et al
    Clinical Impact of Heritable Thrombophilia on Neonatal-Onset Thromboembolism: A Nationwide Study in Japan.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 7. pii: S0022-3476(21)00666.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. AZIZ K, Kandraju H, Qureshi M
    Can we combine two national observational studies on prophylactic indomethacin in extremely preterm babies?
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 9. pii: S0022-3476(21)00670.

  22. CURTIS S, Younge N, Peterson J, Cotten CM, et al
    Which infants should receive indomethacin prophylaxis: Moving closer to individualized medicine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 9. pii: S0022-3476(21)00671.

  23. BAHR TM, Shakib JH, Stipelman CH, Kawamoto K, et al
    Improvement Initiative: End-Tidal Carbon Monoxide Measurement in Newborns Receiving Phototherapy.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 11. pii: S0022-3476(21)00673.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MAISELS MJ, Newman TB, Kaplan M
    A New Hour-Specific Serum Bilirubin Nomogram for Neonates >/=35 Weeks of Gestation.
    J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 12. pii: S0022-3476(21)00677.

    J Perinat Med

  25. KEHL S, Weiss C, Pretscher J, Baier F, et al
    The use of PAMG-1 testing in patients with preterm labor, intact membranes and a short sonographic cervix reduces the rate of unnecessary antenatal glucocorticoid administration.
    J Perinat Med. 2021 Jul 15. pii: jpm-2021-0048. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2021-0048.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. WILLIAMS EE, Gunawardana S, Donaldson NK, Dassios T, et al
    Postnatal diuretics, weight gain and home oxygen requirement in extremely preterm infants.
    J Perinat Med. 2021 Jul 16. pii: jpm-2021-0256. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2021-0256.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Three kinds of caesarean sections: the foetal/neonatal perspective.
    J Perinat Med. 2021 Jul 13. pii: jpm-2021-0319. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2021-0319.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. BRAUN T, Fillebock V, Metze B, Buhrer C, et al
    Dosage escalation of antenatal steroids in preterm twin pregnancies does not improve long-term outcome.
    J Perinat Med. 2021 Jul 13. pii: jpm-2020-0575. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2020-0575.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Perinatol

  29. KOO JK, Steinhorn R, C Katheria A
    Optimizing respiratory management in preterm infants: a review of adjuvant pharmacotherapies.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Jul 9. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01139.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. ALTIT G, Bhombal S, Chock VY
    Cerebral saturation reflects anterior cerebral artery flow parameters by Doppler ultrasound in the extremely premature newborn.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Jul 10. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01145.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. BARROS MCM, Thomaz CE, da Silva GVT, do Carmo Azevedo Soares J, et al
    Identification of pain in neonates: the adults' visual perception of neonatal facial features.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Jul 12. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01143.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. KROELINGER CD, Rice ME, Okoroh EM, DeSisto CL, et al
    Seven years later: state neonatal risk-appropriate care policy consistency with the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics Policy.
    J Perinatol. 2021 Jul 12. pii: 10.1038/s41372-021-01146.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  33. Mortality from gastrointestinal congenital anomalies at 264 hospitals in 74 low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries: a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study.
    Lancet. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0140-6736(21)00767.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. STOKES SC, Farmer DL
    Paediatric surgery for congenital anomalies: the next frontier for global health.
    Lancet. 2021 Jul 13. pii: S0140-6736(21)01547.

  35. LO BARCO T, Ghobert AL, Lucca F, Galati G, et al
    Reversible tremor in an infant with vitamin E deficiency and cystic fibrosis.
    Lancet. 2021;398:156.

    N Engl J Med

  36. BUTTERS CT, Nash M
    Infantile Hepatic Hemangiomas.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:e10.


  37. MANGOLD C, Zoretic S, Thallapureddy K, Moreira A, et al
    Machine Learning Models for Predicting Neonatal Mortality: A Systematic Review.
    Neonatology. 2021 Jul 14:1-12. doi: 10.1159/000516891.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Obstet Gynecol

  38. Medically Indicated Late-Preterm and Early-Term Deliveries: ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 831.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2021;138:e35-e39.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. REGAN AK, Bombard JM, O'Hegarty MM, Smith RA, et al
    Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2021;138:85-94.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. HAWKINS JS, Wells CE, Casey BM, McIntire DD, et al
    Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2021;138:73-78.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. DAVIS EM, Abebe KZ, Simhan HN, Catalano P, et al
    Perinatal Outcomes of Two Screening Strategies for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2021;138:6-15.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. Medically Indicated Late-Preterm and Early-Term Deliveries: ACOG Committee Opinion Summary,Number 831.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2021;138:166-169.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pediatr Infect Dis J

  43. YAPRAK D, Misirligil M, Bozat AD, Karagol BS, et al
    Neonatal Community-acquired Raoultella Ornithinolytica Septicemia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 00006454-900000000-95759.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. HANFT E, Brachio S, Messina M, Zachariah P, et al
    Congenital Measles in a Premature 25-week Gestation Infant.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021;40:753-755.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. THATRIMONTRICHAI A, Tonjit P, Janjindamai W, Dissaneevate S, et al
    Risk Factors Associated With 30-Day Mortality Among Neonates With A. baumannii Sepsis.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 00006454-900000000-95755.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. WIERINGA JW, van Beek RHT, Rovekamp LW, Driessen GJA, et al
    Response to Vaccination in Infants Exposed to Antitumor Necrosis Factor Alpha In Utero.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 00006454-900000000-95765.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. EBERHART M, Grisold A, Lavorato M, Resch E, et al
    Long-term Follow-up of Preterm Infants Having Been Colonized With Extended Spectrum Beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales Over the First 6 Years of Life.
    Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 Jul 13. pii: 00006454-900000000-95766.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pediatr Pulmonol

  48. RAMASWAMY VV, Abiramalatha T, Bandyopadhyay T, Pullattayil S AK, et al
    Digital tracheal intubation and finger palpation to confirm endotracheal tube tip position in neonates: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1002/ppul.25551.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. SALVATORE D, Carnovale V, Majo F, Padoan R, et al
    Cystic fibrosis with non-G551D gating mutations in Italy: Epidemiology and clinical characteristics.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021;56:442-449.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. MCNARRY MA, Stevens D, Stone M, Roberts S, et al
    Physical activity, sedentary time and sleep in cystic fibrosis youth: A bidirectional relationship?
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021;56:450-456.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. SOLOMON M, Mallory GB
    Lung transplant referrals for individuals with cystic fibrosis: A pediatric perspective on the cystic fibrosis foundation consensus guidelines.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021;56:465-471.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. ALDECOA-BILBAO V, Balcells-Esponera C, Herranz Barbero A, Borras-Novell C, et al
    Lung ultrasound for early surfactant treatment: Development and validation of a predictive model.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021;56:433-441.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Pediatr Res

  53. ZHANG Y, Mei H, Xu K, Li C, et al
    Associations between KCNQ1 and ITIH4 gene polymorphisms and infant weight gain in early life.
    Pediatr Res. 2021 Jul 10. pii: 10.1038/s41390-021-01601.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. KOGA Y, Sanefuji M, Toya S, Oba U, et al
    Infantile neuroblastoma and maternal occupational exposure to medical agents.
    Pediatr Res. 2021 Jul 9. pii: 10.1038/s41390-021-01634.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. ZIMMET AM, Sullivan BA, Fairchild KD, Moorman JR, et al
    Correction: Vital sign metrics of VLBW infants in three NICUs: implications for predictive algorithms.
    Pediatr Res. 2021 Jul 14. pii: 10.1038/s41390-021-01621.

    Pediatr Surg Int

  56. HINOJOSA-GONZALEZ DE, Bueno LC, Roblesgil-Medrano A, Salgado-Garza G, et al
    Laparoscopic vs open portoenterostomy in biliary atresia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Pediatr Surg Int. 2021 Jul 16. pii: 10.1007/s00383-021-04964.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol

  57. DIETRICH M, Leonhardt J, Lau E
    Prenatal diagnosis of a congenital perineal lipoma.
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1002/uog.23735.

  58. WARD CL, Crouser S, Buhimschi CS, Thung SF, et al
    Evaluation of an "opt-in" approach to cervical length screening for reducing preterm birth.
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1002/uog.23736.

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