Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

  • ISSN: 2008-2150 2008-2142
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  • Journal Type: per-issue | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Growth & Development Research Center
Review Article
Seyedeh Saeedeh Mousavi, Reza Chaman, Ahmad Khosravi, Parisa Mohagheghi, Seyed Abbas Mousavi, Afsaneh Keramat
Proper accountability to needs of preterm infants’ parents requires recognition of these needs and how they change in different conditions. The aim of this study was to assess the needs of parents of preterm infants in Iran, as compared to those in other regions in the world.A ... read more
Research Article
Maja Gilarska, Malgorzata Klimek, Dorota Drozdz, Andrzej Grudzien, Przemko Kwinta
Several research trials have analyzed the impact of prematurity on the prevalence of hypertension (HT). However, prospective long-term studies are lacking.The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of HT at the age of 7 and 11 years in a regional cohort of preterm infants ... read more
Research Article
Nursan Cinar, Dilek Kose, Muge Alvur, Ozlem Dogu
It is stated in the literature that a mother’s breast milk is sufficient for more than one baby.This descriptive study aimed to determine whether twin babies are breastfed during their first six months of life.We studied the twin birth cases in a state hospital in Sakarya, Turkey ... read more
Research Article
Farin Soleimani, Nadia Azari, Roshanak Vameghi, Firoozeh Sajedi, Soheila Shahshahani, Hossein Karimi, Adis Kraskian, Amin Shahrokhi, Robab Teymouri, Masoud Gharib
Advances in perinatal and neonatal care have substantially improved the survival of at-risk infants over the past two decades.The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of the Bayley Scales of infant and toddler developmental Screening test in Persian-speaking children.This was a cross-sectional ... read more
Research Article
Farahnaz Bodaghkhan, Bita Geramizadeh, Abbas Abdollah Rajeh, Mahmoud Haghighat, Mohsen Dehghani, Naser Honar, Mojgan Zahmatkeshan, Mohammad-Hadi Imanieh
Tyrosinemia is an inherited metabolic disorder characterized by elevated levels of tyrosine and its metabolites in plasma. Without treatment, the disease will progress to hepatic and renal failure, so that without liver transplantation will cause death in less than 10 years of age. So, early diagnosis and ... read more
Research Article
Sabahattin Ertugrul, Fesih Aktar, Ilyas Yolbas, Ahmet Yilmaz, Bilal Elbey, Ahmet Yildirim, Kamil Yilmaz, Recep Tekin
Healthcare-associated bloodstream infections (HCA-BSI) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).We aimed to determine the causative organisms and risk factors of HCA-BSIs in NICUs.This study was performed between January 2011 and December 2014 in the neonatal intensive care unit of ... read more
Research Article
Mansour Mollaeian, Maryam Ghavami-Adel, Farid Eskandari, Arash Mollaeian
Pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction correction is a common procedure, but the optimal method for protective diversion after pyeloplasty is still a matter of debate.Here, we present our clinical trial experience using a single percutaneous externalized nephroureteral (NU) 5-Fr catheter (infant feeding tube) with multiple side holes ... read more
Research Article
Zahra Hadian Shirazi, Farkhondeh Sharif, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Narjes Pishva, Faezeh Jahanpour
In recent decades, family-centered care (FCC) has come to be known, accepted, and reported as the best care strategy for admitted children and their families. However, in spite of the increasing application of this approach, the experiences of the caregivers have not yet been studied.The present study ... read more
Case Report
Mohammad Taghi Arzanian
Hereditary thrombocytopenias are rare bleeding disorders, which cause a deficiency of platelets in early infancy. This group of disorders is sometimes associated with abnormal phenotypes, like absence of radius. Diagnosis of this type of thrombocytopenia is usually difficult; other causes of thrombocytopenia, such as immune disorders and ... read more
Case Report
Ebrahim Espahbodi, Amir Abbas Yaghooti, Abbas Ostadalipour, Shaqayeq Marashi
Niemann-Pick is a lipid storage disease that results from a lysosomal enzyme deficiency (sphingomyelinase). It has different presentations, and it may affect various organs such as the central nervous system, kidney, liver, and spleen. Due to the complexity of the disease, careful perianesthetic management is necessary in ... read more
Case Report
Seyed-Reza Raeeskarami, Leila Shahbaznejad, Raheleh Assari, Yahya Aghighi
Headache is a common neuropsychiatric manifestation of juvenile systemic lupus erythematous (JSLE). Pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) is an uncommon cause of headache, presenting especially in active JSLE. In this paper, we report a case of missed intractable headache that was eventually diagnosed as PTC and presented as the ... read more
Case Report
Selvi Gulasi
Lamellar ichthyosis (collodion baby) is a cornification disorder classified under the category of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis and characterized by hyperkeratosis. Early-stage retinoid treatment has been shown to improve survival in these patients. In this article, a lamellar ichthyosis case is presented of an infant who had ... read more
Cemile Dede, Nursan Cinar

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