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
12/6/2016
Iraj Sedighi, Abdollah Karimi, Ali Amanati
Universal immunization against Bordetella pertussis has partially controlled the burden of the disease and its transmission. However, according to recent data, the epidemiology of this vaccine-preventable disease has changed. Now, younger infants, adolescents, and adults are at greater risk of infection. This article has studied the interaction ... read more
Research Article
12/6/2016
Roya Kelishadi, Armindokht Shahsanai, Mostafa Qorbani, Gelayol Ardalan, Parinaz Poursafa, Ramin Heshmat, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh
Exposure to smoking or passive smoking is one of serious health problems especially in the pediatric age group.To compare the prevalence and determinants of passive smoking in a nationally representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents according to their socioeconomic status (SES).This nationwide study was conducted in ... read more
Research Article
27/7/2016
Fatemeh Tavakoli, Kokab Namakin, Mahmood Zardast
The high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) level has been shown to have a significant role in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and atherosclerosis. Low vitamin D levels have been shown to be correlated with dyslipidemia, but limited data exist on indigenous children.We aimed to investigate the effect of ... read more
Research Article
17/7/2016
Zhang Xue-Yan, Li Dong-Mei, Xu Dan-Dan, Zhou Le-Shan
The aim of this study was to examine several factors related to low self-esteem among obese Chinese primary-school students.A cross-sectional study was conducted between June 2009 and June 2010. A total of 1,410 primary-school students (China grades 4 - 6) in Changsha city were divided into normal ... read more
Research Article
15/6/2016
Yoshimitsu Fujii, Eriko Kanda, Masato Hirabayashi, Kenji Mine, Atsushi Ohashi, Shoji Tsuji, Kazunari Kaneko
Trisomies 13 and 18 (T13/18) are autosomal trisomy syndromes with dismal prognoses. Deciding whether to perform a chromosomal analysis for the definitive diagnosis is often difficult (even for experienced pediatricians) because representative clinical signs may not be found in all T13/18 neonates.This study aimed to investigate any ... read more
Research Article
15/5/2016
Mohammad Mehdi Bagheri, Pedram Niknafs, Fatemeh Sabsevari, Mohammad Hosein Torabi, Bahareh Bahman Bijari, Elahe Noroozi, Hamid Mossavi
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a common cause of morbidity. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of oral Acetaminophen and oral Ibuprofen for the closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm infants.This study demonstrated that, there was no significant difference between treatment ... read more
Research Article
6/6/2016
Sepideh Sefidbakht, Sakineh Dehghani, Maryam Safari, Homeira Vafaei, Maryam Kasraeian
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is gradually becoming more common for thorough visualization of the fetus than ultrasound (US), especially for neurological anomalies, which are the most common indications for fetal MRI and are a matter of concern for both families and society.We investigated fetal MRIs carried out ... read more
Research Article
1/8/2016
Mostafa Behjati-Ardakani, Mohammad Golshan, Sedigheh Akhavan-Karbasi, Seyed-Masood Hosseini, Mohammad-Amin Behjati-Ardakani, Mohammadtaghi Sarebanhassanabadi
Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a common congenital heart disease.The aim of this study was to assess the clinical course of ASD, as well as its frequency of spontaneous closure and regression of diameter.In a study conducted from 2000 to 2011, 192 consecutive patients with an isolated ... read more
Research Article
18/6/2016
Malgorzata Kolpa, Agnieszka Jankowicz-Szymanska, Beata Jurkiewicz
Childhood overweight and obesity are common causes of metabolic disorders that persist until adulthood.The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of high-normal arterial blood pressure (ABP) in children with excess body weight.A total of 1,093 schoolchildren aged 10 - 12 years (51% girls and ... read more
Research Article
18/6/2016
Kohwoon Kim, Junseok Kang, Sung Won Kim, Myongsoon Sung
Eczema herpeticum (EH) is a herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection superimposed on atopic dermatitis (AD).The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between clinical features and laboratory tests, including skin cultures, total IgE, eosinophil count, eosinophil cationic protein, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25-(OH)D3), in Korean children ... read more
Research Article
13/7/2016
Mahboubeh Firouzkouhi Moghadam, Seyed-Sepehr Hashemian, Masoud Pishjoo, Sanaz Ghasemi, Ahmad Hajebi, Alireza Noroozi
About 10 million children worldwide live or work on the street. International reports estimate the prevalence of substance use among street children to be between 25% - 90%, which is who were referredntal disorders and high-risk behaviors.The objective of this study was to report the outcomes of ... read more
Research Article
10/7/2016
Fesih Aktar, Safak Aktar, Ilyas Yolbas, Recep Tekin
Snakebites are an emergency medical condition and require rapid treatment procedures in children.This study aimed to present an overview of the demographic characteristics, clinical presentations, laboratory findings, severity, and complications that developed in pediatric patients due to snakebites.A total of 151 children with snakebite were enrolled in ... read more
Research Article
1/6/2016
Shahin Nariman, Ziba Mosayebi, Setareh Sagheb, Hadith Rastad, Seyyed Saeed Hosseininodeh
The survival of neonates who have been admitted to the NICU, especially premature infants with few mortality and morbidity, is the most important attitude.We presumed whether urinary uric acid/creatinine (UUA/Cr) ratio can be a marker of mortality and adverse outcome in neonates which were admitted to the ... read more
Research Article
11/7/2016
Mohammad Reza Alipour, Mansooreh Mozaffari Shamsi, Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh, Zohreh Pezeshkpour, Fatemeh Rezaeipour, Mohammadtaghi Sarebanhassanabadi
The arterial ductus is a major communicative pathway which is naturally patent in the fetus, connecting the body of the major pulmonary artery to the descending aorta. Although usually closing on its own, the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) may remain open in the second postnatal week due ... read more
Research Article
5/6/2016
Meltem Erol, Ozgul Yigit, Mehmet Tasdemir, Ozlem Bostan Gayret, Ovgu Buke, Aysegul Gunes, Sahin Hamilcikan, Ozgur Kasapcopur
Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) is an enzyme implicated in the pathogenesis of renal diseases. Renal involvement is the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP).The aim of this study was to evaluate whether serum and urinary MMP-9 levels are associated with renal involvement ... read more
Research Article
1/8/2016
Elaheh Malakan Rad, Iran Malekzadeh, Vahid Ziaee, Raheleh Rajabi, Zohreh Shahabi
Kawasaki disease (KD) is the most common cause of acquired myocardial infarction in children. Coronary artery involvement is the most serious feature of this vasculitis syndrome. Timely diagnosis of coronary artery involvement is of utmost importance since it can prevent long-term morbidity and mortality. The current methods ... read more
Letter
2/7/2016
Abdullah Baris Akcan, Mediha Akcan, Servet Ozkiraz
Letter
29/5/2016
Ayse Derya Bulus, Nesibe Andiran, Ali Osman Köksal
Letter
14/6/2016
Mohammad Zamani, Vahid Zamani, Javad Shokri-Shirvani

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