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
2/11/2016
Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Elaheh Ouladsahebmadarek, Mohammad Bagher Hosseini, Seifollah Heidarabadi, Mohamad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Shirin Hasanpour
Premature birth and the consequent neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission cause parents great distress, which makes them in need of support when their infant is hospitalized at the NICU.The aim of this study was to determine the impact of creating opportunities for parent empowerment (COPE) program ... read more
Review Article
22/10/2016
Ilke Beyitler, Salih Kavukcu
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common and important problem during childhood that may cause chronic morbidities. Live beneficial microorganisms called probiotics have been investigated for their use in the prophylaxis and treatment of UTIs in children.We aimed to discuss data about use, mechanisms and effects of ... read more
Research Article
16/1/2017
Sinem Oral Cebeci, Sultan Kavuncuoglu, Ozden Turel, Esin Yildiz Aldemir, Selcen Yaroglu Kazanci
The present study aimed at evaluating factors affecting scar formation and tuberculin skin test (TST) response in Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccinated infants.In the current study, 216 infants with gestational age (GA) of 26 to 40 weeks and birth weight of 730 g to 4590 g were included. ... read more
Research Article
5/11/2016
Duygu Arikan, Pınar Bekar
The current study aimed to examine the effect of eating habit of children while watching TV on obesity.The population of this descriptive study consisted of the mothers with children in the age group of three to five years, who referred to five family health centers from June ... read more
Research Article
2/11/2016
Saeed Heidari, Alireza Olyaee Manesh, Fatemeh Rajabi, Mohammad Moradi-Joo
During the last decade, the rapid expansion of universal neonatal hearing screening (UNHS) has brought into focus questions about the most appropriate screening technology for this indication.The main aim of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of automated auditory brainstem response (AABR) and otoacoustic emissions (OAE) ... read more
Research Article
5/11/2016
Soheila Shahshahani, Roshanak Vameghi, Firoozeh Sajedi, Akbar Biglarian
This research was designed to evaluate the developmental status of children aged 4 to 60 months in Tehran city by two parent-based developmental screening questionnaires, parents evaluation of developmental status (PEDS) and ages and stages questionnaires (ASQ), and also to determine the consistency coefficient between these two ... read more
Research Article
18/1/2017
Houman Alizadeh, Mojtaba Ranjbar, Vahid Ziaee, Reihaneh Mohsenipour, Mehrzad Mehdizadeh, Mohammad-Hassan Moradinejad, Mozhgan Sabbaghian, Hossein Alimadadi
Gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations are common in patients with Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP) and it seems that ultrasound is the first modality for detecting GI involvement. This study was performed to evaluate the relationship between sonographic findings and clinical, and paraclinical symptoms.All patients with HSP referred to our ... read more
Research Article
1/11/2016
Jafar Hassanzadeh, Alireza Mirahmadizadeh, Mehran Karimi, Shahab Rezaeian
Hemoglobulinopathies (Thalassemia, Sickle cell anemia) are an important public health challenge worldwide with an estimated number of 330,000 affected newborns annually. Delay in diagnosis not only increases the morbidity and mortality rates, but also can lead to uncertainties about success of thalassemia prevention program (TPP). This study ... read more
Research Article
29/1/2017
Emine Geckil, Sinan Aslan, Emine Derya Ister, Didem Kucukkelpçe Simsek, Turkan Sahin
Obesity in children and adolescents is a serious public-health concern, and obesity research has become an important field of study.The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in elementary-school children from the first to eighth grade.This is a ... read more
Research Article
5/11/2016
Selda Rizalar, Esra Tural Buyuk, Nejla Yildirim
Circumcision is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on males, in which the foreskin of the penis is removed.The purpose of this study was to understand the experiences and views of boys regarding circumcision, and to analyze the medical and cultural aspects of circumcision.The sample ... read more
Research Article
21/1/2017
Chanho Lee, Songhan Lee, Sung Won Kim, Myongsoon Sung
Hypoalbuminemia can be a life-threatening complication of severe atopic dermatitis (AD).The aim of this study was to evaluate correlations between clinical features and laboratory tests of AD children with scoring atopic dermatitis (SCORAD) scores ≥ 40, according to the presence of hypoalbuminemia.Children with AD between 3 and ... read more
Research Article
1/11/2016
Metin Gunduz, Ilhan Ciftci, Tamer Sekmenli, Ahmet Midhat Elmaci, Harun Peru
We evaluated endoscopic treatment of ureter stones with a holmium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser (Ho: YAG) lithotripter and an electrokinetic lithotripter (EKL) in children.Patients with ureteral stones, admitted to the pediatric surgery department of our hospital between November 2011 and January 2015, were evaluated retrospectively. Demographic data, initial symptoms, ... read more
Research Article
15/1/2017
Yujie Liu, Yidong Wu, Xiaoting Shen, Huihui Gao, Wei Li, Shiqiang Shang
Human herpes viruses, as common viruses, not only affect mainly the skin, mucosa, and nervous tissue, but also can cause a variety of serious diseases in children.The aim of this study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of multiplex PCR-based DNA microarray technology in comparison with ... read more
Research Article
15/4/2017
Ziba Mosayebi, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Zahra Nikseresht, Marzieh Sharifi, Setareh Sagheb, Shahin Nariman
Since the intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is still a serious problem in premature infants associated with poor neurodevelopmental outcomes, there is a need for an accessible tool in order to identify these at high risk neonates.To determine if high mean platelet volume (MPV) within 24 hours of birth ... read more
Research Article
26/2/2017
Minoo Fallahi, Leily Mohajerzadeh, Samira Borhani, Mohammad Kazemian, Mohsen Roozroukh, Ahmad Khaleghnejad-Tabari, Roxana Azma, Alireza Mahdavi
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a common congenital anomaly with significant morbidity and mortality. Few surveys have been reported regarding the prenatal status, clinical course and postnatal outcome of CDH. The symptoms and prognosis depend on the location of the defect and associated anomalies.The aim of this ... read more
Research Article
7/2/2017
Mohammad Ahangarzadeh Rezaee, Babak Abdinia, Ata Delpak, Azim Rezamand
Neutropenia is a side effect of chemotherapy in children with cancer, among which, bacteremia is the most commonly documented infection. Microbiological pattern of organisms causing bacteremia differs from one medical center to another. Due to the lack of comprehensive studies in Iran on bacteremia and resistance pattern ... read more
Research Article
13/2/2017
Sahin Hamilcikan, Veysel Gok, Sultan Bent, Emrah Can
There are conflicting results about what is ‘normal’ weight loss in healthy term newborns and thus, when interventions, such as supplementary feeding, should be considered.The current study aimed at assessing issues affecting weight loss in the early neonatal period and explaining any connections with related factors.A prospective ... read more
Case Report
4/2/2017
Lili Liang, Qigang Zhang, Xuefan Gu
Merosin Deficient Congenital muscular dystrophy type 1A (MDC1A) is a rare kind of congenital muscular dystrophy.Here we report a Chinese case with a genetic diagnosis exposing a novel point mutation and a novel exonic deletion in the causative gene LAMA2. We collected the medical history and did ... read more
Letter
16/1/2017
Razieh Sangsari, Maliheh Kadivar
Letter
29/10/2016
Mohamed Oulad Saiad, El Aouni El Ouafi Kamili, Najoua Aballa
Letter
8/10/2016
Burcin Sanlidag, Ceyhun Dalkan, Nilufer Gali, Ozlem Sahaloglu, Nerin Bahceciler Onder, Eray Dirik
Letter
6/11/2016
Shirin Soltani, Soghra Kamali, Nasibeh Roozbeh, Leili Darvish
Letter
16/1/2017
Silvia Foligno, Paola Giliberti, Francesca Landolfo, Veronica Pannone, Pietro Bagolan, Andrea Dotta, Guglielmo Salvatori
Letter
26/2/2017
Wojciech Feleszko, Aleksandra Rurarz, Karol Ratajczak

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