Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

  • ISSN: 2008-2150 2008-2142
  • Email: editor@ijp.tums.pub
  • Journal Type: per-issue | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Growth & Development Research Center
Review Article
10/5/2016
Shirin Djalalinia, Roya Kelishadi, Mostafa Qorbani, Niloofar Peykari, Amir Kasaeian, Ensieh Nasli-Esfahani, Shohreh Naderimagham, Bagher Larijani, Farshad Farzadfar
Obesity has now become a common health problem worldwide. To gain insight into the epidemiology of the problem in Iran, we systematically reviewed all available studies on the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Iranian pediatric population.We systematically searched PubMed, ISI, SCOPUS, as well as Iranmedex, ... read more
Research Article
10/2/2016
Fatemeh Farahmand, Parisa Tajdini, Gholamhossein Falahi, Sedigheh Shams, Shima Mahmoudi
Adenosine, a signaling nucleoside, is controlled in part by the enzyme adenosine deaminase (ADA). There are rare reports on the role of adenosine levels and ADA in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.The aim of this study was to assess serum ADA in CF patients in order to find ... read more
Research Article
10/5/2016
Hamid Amoozgar, Sara Salehi, Pouya Farhadi, Mohammad Reza Edraki, Mohammad Borzoee, Gholamhossein Ajami, Sirous Cheriki, Hamid Mohammadi
Transcatheter patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure is an established procedure.The aim of the study was to assess midterm follow up of the Nit-Occlud coil and the amplatzer ductal occluder (ADO) closure of PDA.In this cohort study, we collected the longitudinal data of patients who underwent percutaneous closure ... read more
Research Article
28/5/2016
Jee Young Kim, Soo Ah Im, Ju Hyun Lee, Jae Wook Lee, Nak Gyun Chung, Bin Cho
Extramedullary relapse (EMR) is a recurrence of leukemia in sites other than the bone marrow, and it exhibits a relatively rare presentation of relapse of acute leukemia. However, EMR is an important cause of treatment failure among patients with acute leukemia. Therefore, early detection of these relapses ... read more
Research Article
10/5/2016
Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Soodabeh Taheri, Reza Jouybar, Mohammadreza Hashemnia, Abdollah Karimi, Seyed Abdolmajid Shoja
Increased rate of infections in diabetes mellitus (DM) is an accepted fact. Pathophysiologically, several tasks of the immune system could be involved including polymorphonuclear (PMN) functions.The aim of this research was to evaluate the respiratory burst process of PMNs that is an essential part of phagocytosis, in ... read more
Research Article
10/5/2016
Afsoon Hassani Mehraban, Madineh Hasani, Malek Amini
Participation in daily activities during childhood is an important aspect for health and social development.This study was designed to investigate the participation of children with cerebral palsy aged 8 to 14 years, and their normal peers.In this cross-sectional study, 30 children with cerebral palsy, and 30 normal ... read more
Research Article
15/5/2016
Hala Mahmoud Koura, Neamat M. Abdalla, Mona Hamed Ibrahim, Maha M. A. Abo Hashish, Sherif Mohamed Zaki
B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are elevated in children with congenital heart disease involving a left-to-right shunt (LRS) and are also raised in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). As far as we know, there are few reports in the literature comparing the change of the NT-proBNP in LRS and ... read more
Research Article
11/5/2016
Marjan Vakili, Vahid Ziaee, Mohammad Hassan Moradinejad, Seyed Reza Raeeskarami, Farzad Kompani, Tayebeh Rahamooz
Various indices have been raised as predictors of activity and severity of juvenile idiopathic arthritis.This study was conducted to investigate the changes of platelet indices in acute phase and two months after treatment in these patients.In a cohort study, platelet count, mean platelet volume (MPV), platelet distribution ... read more
Research Article
18/5/2016
Helen Bornaun, Reyhan Dedeoglu, Kazim Oztarhan, Savas Dedeoglu, Erkan Erfidan, Muge Gundogdu, Gonul Aydogan, Dicle Cengiz
Myocardial iron overload is the most common cause of mortality in patients with thalassemia major (TM), also known as beta-thalassemia. T2* cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the best way of monitoring cardiac iron, and new echocardiographic techniques can be used to assess cardiac function.The aim of ... read more
Research Article
17/3/2016
Ziba Mosayebi, Maral Rahmani, Shahin Behjati Ardakani, Mahdi Sheikh, Mamak Shariat, Golnaz Rezaeizadeh
The existing therapeutic methods for neonatal jaundice are costly, time-consuming and potentially risky. Zinc salts can reduce phototherapy duration by precipitating unconjugated bilirubin in the intestine (bilirubin and zinc can form a complex in physiologic pH); however, zinc toxicity is an issue that must be considered since ... read more
Research Article
21/5/2016
Zahra Ahmadinejad, Zahra Abdi Liae, Saideh Salehizadeh, Sedighe Mansori, Neda Alijani
Hepatitis B infection is a universal concern. This infection can lead to chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma. Neonates born to HBsAg-positive mothers are at high risk of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, especially for HBeAg-positive mothers or neonates who have not received hepatitis B immunoglobulin ... read more
Research Article
30/4/2016
Fatma Demet Arslan, Muhittin Serdar, Elif Merve Ari, Mustafa Onur Oztan, Sureyya Hikmet Kozcu, Huseyin Tarhan, Ozgur Cakmak, Merve Zeytinli, Hamit Yasar Ellidag
In order to apply the right treatment for hemostatic disorders in pediatric patients, laboratory data should be interpreted with age-appropriate reference ranges.The purpose of this study was to determining age-dependent reference range values for prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), fibrinogen tests, and D-dimer tests.A ... read more
Case Report
28/5/2016
Ghasem Miri-Aliabad, Maryam Sadat-Hosseini, Akbar Dorgalaleh
Fanconi syndrome is a metabolic disorder involving dysfunction of the renal proximal tubules, resulting in excessive urinary excretion of several metabolites. Various factors may lead to Fanconi syndrome, as it may be a genetic disease with primary or secondary etiologies, or may be acquired. In this study, ... read more
Case Report
23/5/2016
Ziba Mosayebi, Ali Omidian, Amir Hossein Movahedian, Farzad Kompani, Seyyed Saeed Hosseininodeh
Fournier’s gangrene is an infective necrotizing fasciitis of external genital and perineal region. Hematologic malignancies and immunocompromised status are predisposing factors. Simultaneous occurrence of Fournier’s gangrene and congenital leukemia in neonates is extremely rare.We present a case of Fournier’s gangrene in a 4-day-old female infant with a ... read more
Letter
15/5/2016
Young Earl Choi, Hwa Jin Cho, Jae Sook Ma
Letter
10/5/2016
Rahim Vakili, Parisa Armanpoor
Letter
15/5/2016
Claudia Stollberger, Josef Finsterer

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