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
14/6/2016
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
24/5/2016
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
14/6/2016
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
26/7/2016
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
27/2/2016
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
27/7/2016
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
15/6/2016
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
10/7/2016
Hua Jin, Jing Hua, Jianqiang Shen, Lijuan Feng, Guixiong Gu
Although poor health conditions and decreased developmental levels have been investigated in migrant children, no study in China has focused on these children’s individual motor development.This study aims to explore the prevalence of motor impairment in Chinese migrant children and to determine the contributory factors.In this cross-sectional ... read more
Research Article
17/7/2016
Hosein Shabani Mirzaee, Asieh Mosallanejad, Ali Rabbani, Aria Setoodeh, Farzaneh Abbasi, Fatemeh Sayarifard, Amir Hosein Memari
There is limited data on sexual maturation among girls with intellectual, sensory, or physical disabilities.The present cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the sexual maturation of girls with these disabilities in special schools.In this cross-sectional study, we evaluated the onset and progression of sexual maturation in 642 ... read more
Research Article
10/7/2016
Mohammad-Reza Alipour, Mazyar Rastegar, Mehdi Ghaderian, Seyedeh-Mahdieh Namayandeh, Reza Faraji, Zohreh Pezeshkpour
Information from pulse oximeter waves confirms the presence of a pulse and helps obtain waves from tissue when the supplying artery is not readily accessible.This study determined the predictive value of pulse oximeters for detecting improved arterial pulses after angiography.This cross-sectional, multi-center study included 467 4-day-old to ... read more
Research Article
25/7/2016
Mirhadi Mussavi, Keyvan Mirnia, Khairollah Asadollahi
Although several different types of natural surfactants are available, including Alveofact, Curosurf, and Survanta, the preferred type and the magnitude of their effects are unknown.This study was designed to compare the effects of these three surfactants on the gas exchange and clinical outcomes of neonates with respiratory ... read more
Research Article
1/6/2016
Zahra Molazem, Roghaye Noormohammadi, Roya Dokouhaki, Maryam Zakerinia, Zahra Bagheri
Excessive iron accumulation in the visceral organs creates problems for patients with beta-thalassemia major. Despite chelation therapy, mortality rate from the complications of this disease is still quite high.This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of nutrition, exercise, and a praying program at reducing iron overload in ... read more
Research Article
10/10/2016
Ozlem Bostan Gayret, Meltem Erol, Hikmet Tekin Nacaroglu
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is the most widespread systemic vasculitis during childhood. Gastrointestinal tract retention and gastrointestinal bleeding are among its major complications. Neutrophil-Lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are indicators related to inflammatory diseases. This study evaluated the relationship between NLR or PLR and gastrointestinal bleeding ... read more
Research Article
26/7/2016
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
18/7/2016
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
31/7/2016
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
12/7/2016
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
26/7/2016
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
Letter
1/6/2016
Cemile Dede, Nursan Cinar

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