Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

  • ISSN: 2008-2150 2008-2142
  • Email: editor@ijp.tums.pub
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Review Article
27/2/2017
Morvarid Ghasab Shirazi, Ashraf Kazemi, Roya Kelishadi, Firoozeh Mostafavi
Adolescence is associated with important physical, mental, and social changes leading to rapid changes in behavioral patterns including nutritional behaviors. The nutritional behaviors of individuals as well as changing those behaviors should be recognized to design an effective program. The present study sets to recognize determinants of ... read more
Research Article
21/6/2017
Parsa Ghavam, Maryam Monajemzadeh, Mohammad Taghi Haghi Ashtiani, Setareh Mamishi, Narges Nodeh Farahani, Parin Tanzifi
Shigellosis is a diarrheal disease caused by Shigella spp. The majority of cases and deaths occur among children less than 5 years old. In severe cases, antibiotic therapy is recommended to lessen the risk of serious complications and death. Prevalence of different Shigella species and their antibiotic ... read more
Research Article
12/6/2017
Seung Jun Choi, Eun-Ju Ha, Won Kyoung Jhang, Seong Jong Park
Platelet indices are used as predictive marker of mortality in adult critically ill patients.To compare platelet counts, mean platelet volumes (MPV), and platelet distribution widths (PDW) in surviving and non-surviving pediatric septic shock patients and to assess whether platelet count and indices can be utilized as predictive ... read more
Research Article
26/3/2017
Zohreh Karamizadeh, Ahmad Reza Rasekhi, Sara Kashef, Forough Saki, Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani
It has long been reported that gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs can improve final height of patients with idiopathic precocious puberty (IPP). This study aimed at comparing 2 different doses of GnRH agonist, triptorelin, on the adult height of girls with IPP.From July 2013, sixteen girls with ... read more
Research Article
12/6/2017
Zahra Razavi, Farimehr Hamidi
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute and life-threatening situation that accounts for the majority of diabetes-related morbidity and mortality in children and adolescents who suffer from type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).To investigate the demographic, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of DKA in young patients with established T1DM and ... read more
Research Article
27/2/2017
Chengguang Zhao, Yubin Wu
The database on cadmium (Cd) concentration in children is limited, especially in China. The present study aimed at evaluating the body burden of Cd and to propose reference values for urine Cd in young children, who lived in areas with no point sources of metal exposure.Overall, 1170 ... read more
Research Article
23/5/2017
Mirhadi Mussavi, Khairollah Asadollahi, Mirnia Kayvan, Shahram Sadeghvand
To date there is no effective drug treatment for transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) and respiratory support is the only means to handle this disease. This study was performed to evaluate the effect of albuterol (Salbutamol) in improvement of respiratory distress in involved neonates.We conducted a ... read more
Research Article
26/2/2017
Audrey Philisiwe Mbethe, Siyazi Mda
The judicious use of the world health organization (WHO) guidelines in the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is very crucial in avoiding complications. We investigated the incidence of refeeding syndrome and its associated factors in children under 5 years with SAM receiving treatment as inpatients.A prospective ... read more
Research Article
24/5/2017
Narges Afzali, Abdolreza Malek, Ladan Cheraghzadeh
Chronic constipation is a common problem in children and makes a significant portion of the outpatient visits. Because sacral disorders would impair the defecating mechanism, this study was aimed to evaluate sacral ratio (SR) as a criterion of sacral bone and its association with chronic constipation.This study ... read more
Research Article
8/2/2017
Pedram Ataee, Vahidreza Afrasiabi, Bahram Nikkhoo, Mehri Najafi Sani, Ramesh Rahehagh, Ebrahim Ghaderi, Maryam Monajemzadeh, Asadollah Fathollahpour, Banafsheh Sedaghat, Froozan Kariminejhad, Jaleh Parizad, Kambiz Eftekhari
Chronic abdominal pain in children is a common disorder. For an accurate diagnosis of its cause, sometimes invasive diagnostic procedures such as endoscopy should be performed.The purpose of the study was to evaluate the fecal calprotectin in children with upper gastrointestinal signs and symptoms and to compare ... read more
Research Article
8/2/2017
Heng Xue, Xiaoguang Xue, Changyi Yang, Qingquan Chen, Ni Lin, Yujun Lin, Min Chen, Dongdong Rao, Huizi Lin
The diagnosis of neonatal sepsis remains a challenge as the condition lacks early clinical signs and reliable biomarkers.The aim of our study was to determine whether serum mannose binding lectin (MBL) levels and genotypes of MBL2 gene could be used as markers for predicting neonatal sepsis in ... read more
Research Article
22/2/2017
Banu Karakus Yilmaz, Yahya Ayhan ACAR
Abdominal pain is one of the most common complaints and appendicitis is the most common etiology of acute abdominal pain in the emergency departments for pediatric population.The current study aimed at evaluating the diagnostic reliability of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in the appendicitis in pediatric population.The current ... read more
Research Article
25/1/2017
Naeimeh Daneshmandan, Farin Soleimani, Nadia Azari, Pouya Mahmoudzadeh Tussi, Poopak Izadi
Otitis media is an important health care problem in school-age children. Moreover, the prevalence of allergic rhinitis, a major and common cause of otitis media, is increasing among children. Recurrent otitis media may occur without any noticeable symptoms and affect the auditory threshold (AT). Only a few ... read more
Research Article
12/6/2017
Jumana Hanna Albaramki, Manar Awad Allawama, Al-Motassem Fahme Yousef
Aim of this study was to determine the pattern of toilet training (TT) in Jordan, the factors that are related to the initiation age, duration and the methods of training used among different sociocultural groups.Mothers of 1257 children attending pediatric clinics at Jordan University Hospital were directly ... read more
Research Article
25/2/2017
Jamil Esfahanizadeh, Kambiz Alizadeh, Masoomeh Tabari, Azra Izanloo, Khadijeh Yaghobi, Mona Najaf Najafi
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has been shown to be a safe and effective method for the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure. This study aimed at evaluating the patients with PDA who underwent the VATS closure.In this retrospective descriptive study, the medical records of 129 patients with the ... read more
Research Article
12/6/2017
Veysel Gok, Ozgül Yigit, Ozlem Bostan Gayret, Sahin Hamilcikan
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterised by recurrent fever, peritonitis, pleuritis, and arthritis. Three hundred and seventeen mutations and polymorphisms related to FMF have been identified to date.The evaluation of the distribution of genetic mutations in children whose FMF study was conducted in ... read more
Case Report
26/5/2017
Parastoo Rostami, Johannes Häberle, Arya Setoudeh, Johannes Zschocke, Fatemeh Sayarifard
The argininosuccinate lyase (ASL) gene encodes argininosuccinate lyase (ASL), which is one of the six enzymes of the urea cycle that detoxifies blood ammonia. Argininosuccinate lyase deficiency impairs the function of the urea cycle and causes hyperammonemia, neurodevelopmental delay and hepatopathy.Here we report two patients with argininosuccinate ... read more
Case Report
27/2/2017
Maliheh Kadivar, Razieh Sangsari, Leila Shahbaznejad, Vahid Ziaee
Neonatal lupus erythematous (NLE) is a neonatal autoimmune disease, due to passage of maternal autoantibodies against Ro/SS-A, La/SS-B, and U1-ribonucleoprotein, with multi organ involvement. Although the clinical manifestations of NLE include cutaneous, cardiac, hematologic, and hepatobiliary system involvement, the most common clinical manifestations are skin rash and ... read more
Letter
24/1/2017
Nahid Ramazani
Letter
25/1/2017
Khaled Rahmani, Shahin Yarahmadi, Koorosh Etemad, Yadollah Mehrabi, Nasrin Aghang, Ahmad Koosha, Hamid Soori

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