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Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785062/outcomes-of-hypoxic-respiratory-failure-at-birth-associated-with-previable-rupture-of-membranes
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Michelle Baczynski, Shannon Ginty, Dany Weisz, Patrick J McNamara, Edmond Kelly, Prakesh S Shah, Amish Jain
OBJECTIVE: To characterize clinical outcomes of infants born after previable rupture of membranes (pROM, < 23 weeks gestation and latency period ≥ 2 weeks) in relation to refractory hypoxic respiratory failure (rHRF). STUDY DESIGN: pROM neonates categorized as rHRF (FiO2  > 0.6 for ≥ 2 h) and treated (high frequency ventilation + inhaled nitric oxide) were compared with no rHRF group. Primary outcome was survival until discharge. Factors associated with rHRF and mortality were identified...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785061/targeted-neonatal-echocardiography-tne-consult-service-in-a-large-tertiary-perinatal-center-in-canada
#2
Ismina Papadhima, Deepak Louis, Jyotsna Purna, Poorva Deshpande, Yenge Diambomba, Shoo Lee, Prakesh Shah, Dany Weisz, Afif El-Khuffash, Patrick J McNamara, Luc Mertens, Amish Jain
OBJECTIVE: To describe the utilization and study the factors associated with the impact on clinical management of a new TNE consultation service in a perinatal center. METHODS: This retrospective cohort study included all neonates who underwent TNE consultation at the neonatal unit of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada (November 2011 and July 2015). The consults that had "impact" were defined as those that led to a TNE suggested change in the clinical management within 6 h of its recommendation...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785060/cost-effectiveness-of-vitamin-c-supplementation-for-pregnant-smokers-to-improve-offspring-lung-function-at-birth-and-reduce-childhood-wheeze-asthma
#3
Leah Yieh, Cindy T McEvoy, Scott W Hoffman, Aaron B Caughey, Kelvin D MacDonald, Dmitry Dukhovny
OBJECTIVE: To determine the implications of supplemental vitamin C for pregnant tobacco smokers and its effects on the prevalence of pediatric asthma, asthma-related mortality, and associated costs. STUDY DESIGN: A decision-analytic model built via TreeAge compared the outcome of asthma in a theoretical annual cohort of 480,000 children born to pregnant smokers through 18 years of life. Vitamin C supplementation (500 mg/day) with a standard prenatal vitamin was compared to a prenatal vitamin (60 mg/day)...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785059/early-nt-probnp-levels-as-a-screening-tool-for-the-detection-of-hemodynamically-significant-patent-ductus-arteriosus-during-the-first-week-of-life-in-very-low-birth-weight-infants
#4
Silvia Rodriguez-Blanco, Ignacio Oulego-Erroz, Sandra Gautreaux-Minaya, Alejandro Perez-Muñuzuri, Maria Luz Couce-Pico
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether early NT-ProBNP can identify the need for echocardiographic assessment of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (HsPDA) in preterm infants. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study of infants with a gestational age ≤32 weeks. Echocardiographic assessment and NT-proBNP measurement were performed at 48-96 h. ROC curves were generated to assess optimal cutoffs to detect HsPDA and predict the need for treatment. RESULTS: Eighty-five patients were included...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29785058/effects-of-maternal-obstructive-sleep-apnea-on-fetal-growth-a-case-control-study
#5
Anna W Kneitel, Marjorie C Treadwell, Louise M O'Brien
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether maternal obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with changes in fetal growth trajectory. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of pregnant women who underwent overnight polysomnography. Fetal growth was estimated using sonographic biometric measurements obtained during routine prenatal care. Customized estimated fetal weight and birth weight centiles were calculated and impaired fetal growth was defined as birth weight <10th centile or a slowing of fetal growth by >33% during the last trimester...
May 22, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743661/bronchopulmonary-dysplasia-effect-of-altitude-correction-and-role-for-the-neonatal-research-network-prediction-algorithm
#6
Kristina Gulliver, Bradley A Yoder
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of altitude correction on bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) rates and to assess validity of the NICHD "Neonatal BPD Outcome Estimator" for predicting BPD with and without altitude correction. SUBJECTS: Retrospective analysis included neonates born <30 weeks gestational age (GA) between 2010 and 2016. "Effective" FiO2 requirements were determined at 36 weeks corrected GA. Altitude correction performed via ratio of barometric pressure (BP) in our unit to sea level BP...
May 9, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743660/functional-indicators-of-vitamin-d-adequacy-for-very-low-birth-weight-infants
#7
Sarah N Taylor, Amy Wahlquist, Carol L Wagner, Viswanathan Ramakrishnan, Myla Ebeling, Bruce W Hollis
OBJECTIVE: To identify the vitamin D status to optimize calcium and bone health in preterm infants. STUDY DESIGN: Very low birth weight infants had measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D status and markers of calcium and bone health from birth to term age. Piecewise linear regression modeling was performed to identify a 25-hydroxyvitamin D threshold associated with stable parathyroid hormone concentration and bone mineralization. RESULTS: In a cohort of 89 infants at term age, femur BMC and density increased linearly with 25-hydroxyvitamin D status until reaching a threshold of 48 ng/mL and 46 ng/mL, respectively...
May 9, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29743659/impact-of-neonatologist-availability-on-preterm-survival-without-morbidities
#8
David Aboudi, Shetal I Shah, Edmund F La Gamma, Heather L Brumberg
OBJECTIVES: We assessed birth hospital level and neonatal outcomes within a model of regionalization featuring neonatologists at all levels of care, including well-baby nurseries without an accompanying neonatal intensive care unit. METHODS: Data were analyzed by NY State adaptation of American Academy of Pediatrics defined levels of care; n = 998, 23-30 weeks gestational age, 400-1250 g birth weight, and admitted to the regional center (2006-2015). Primary outcomes were survival, neurologic survival, and intact survival...
May 9, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740196/quality-improvement-initiative-to-improve-inpatient-outcomes-for-neonatal-abstinence-syndrome
#9
Elisha M Wachman, Matthew Grossman, Davida M Schiff, Barbara L Philipp, Susan Minear, Elizabeth Hutton, Kelley Saia, Fnu Nikita, Ahmad Khattab, Angela Nolin, Crystal Alvarez, Karan Barry, Ginny Combs, Donna Stickney, Jennifer Driscoll, Robin Humphreys, Judith Burke, Camilla Farrell, Hira Shrestha, Bonny L Whalen
OBJECTIVES: To improve Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) inpatient outcomes through a comprehensive quality improvement (QI) program. DESIGN: Inclusion criteria were opioid-exposed infants ≥36 weeks. QI methodology including stakeholder interviews and plan-do-study-act (PDSA) cycles were utilized. We compared pre- and post-intervention NAS outcomes after a QI initiative that included: A non-pharmacologic care bundle, function-based assessments consisting of symptom prioritization and then the "Eat, Sleep, Console" (ESC) Tool; and a switch to methadone for pharmacologic treatment...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740195/prenatal-counseling-and-parental-decision-making-following-a-fetal-diagnosis-of-trisomy-13-or-18
#10
Phoebe Winn, Krishna Acharya, Erika Peterson, Steven Leuthner
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate parental decisions following a prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 13 (T13) or trisomy 18 (T18), prenatal counseling received, and pregnancy outcomes. STUDY DESIGN: Single-center, retrospective cohort study of families with a prenatal diagnosis of T13 or T18 from 2000 to 2016. RESULTS: Out of 152 pregnancies, 55% were terminated. Twenty percent chose induction with palliative care, 20% chose expectant management, 2% chose full interventions, and 3% were lost to follow-up...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740194/opinions-of-israeli-neonatologists-about-life-and-death-decisions-in-neonates
#11
Moshe Y Kasirer, Francis B Mimouni, Alona Bin-Nun, Michael S Schimmel
BACKGROUND: In 2005, the Israeli parliament passed the "law of dying patients" legalizing life and death decisions (do not resuscitate) in patients with life expectancy less than 6 months. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether ethnic and religious backgrounds (both religion and religiosity) influence neonatologists' attitudes in simulated clinical situations and opinions about the new law. DESIGN/METHODS: Prospective design, using standard questionnaire sent to all 155 board-certified practising Israeli Neonatologists...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740193/reducing-time-to-initiation-and-advancement-of-enteral-feeding-in-an-all-referral-neonatal-intensive-care-unit
#12
Sarah U Morton, Mandy B Belfort, Prerna S Kahlon, Sara Hajizadeh Barfjani, Coral Rudie, Emily Hashim, Anne Hansen, Susanna Y Huh
OBJECTIVE: Decrease time to enteral feeding initiation and advancement. STUDY DESIGN: In our all-referral neonatal intensive care unit, we developed an evidence-based guideline addressing feeding initiation and advancement. During 6 months before and 7 months after guideline implementation, we measured time to initiate feeding, time to 100 ml/kg/day of feeding, gastric residual measurement frequency, and incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis (balancing measure)...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740192/safety-of-fentanyl-for-peripherally-inserted-central-catheter-in-non-intubated-infants-in-the-neonatal-intensive-care-unit
#13
Yair Kasirer, Vibhuti Shah, Eugene W Yoon, Ruben Bromiker, Carol Mcnair, Anna Taddio
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety of fentanyl in non-intubated infants undergoing peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of PICC placements over a 3 years' period. We compared the 12h periods before and after fentanyl for clinically significant cardiorespiratory events (spells). RESULTS: Of the 998 neonates screened, 258 were eligible. The mean standard deviation gestational age was 34...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740191/neonatal-outcomes-of-extremely-preterm-infants-exposed-to-maternal-hypertension-and-cigarette-smoking
#14
Kamran Yusuf, Belal Alshaikh, Orlando da Silva, Abhay K Lodha, Robert D Wilson, Ruben E Alvaro, Shoo K Lee, Prakesh S Shah
OBJECTIVE: To study the outcomes of extremely preterm infants of hypertensive mothers who smoke. STUDY DESIGN: This retrospective cohort study included infants born between 2003 and 2012 at <29 weeks' gestation and admitted to neonatal intensive care units participating in the Canadian Neonatal Network. Infants were divided into four mutually exclusive groups. Infants of hypertensive mothers who smoked; infants of hypertensive, non-smoking mothers; infants of normotensive mothers who smoked; and infants of normotensive, non-smoking mothers...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740190/does-duration-of-caffeine-therapy-in-preterm-infants-born-%C3%A2-1250-g-at-birth-influence-neurodevelopmental-nd-outcomes-at-3-years-of-age
#15
A Lodha, Y Rabi, A Soraisham, J Dobry, Arijit Lodha, H Amin, E Al Awad, S Tang, A Sahai, V Bhandari
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of duration of caffeine use on long-term neurodevelopmental (ND) outcomes at 3 years corrected age (CA) in preterm infants with birthweights (BW) ≤ 1250 g. DESIGN/METHODS: All surviving infants with BW ≤ 1250 g admitted to the Foothills Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) from January 2002 to December 2009 who received the first dose of caffeine in the first week of life and were followed up at three years CA were included in the study...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740189/reference-intervals-for-stool-calprotectin-in-preterm-neonates-and-their-utility-for-the-diagnosis-of-necrotizing-enterocolitis
#16
B C MacQueen, R D Christensen, C C Yost, P V Gordon, V L Baer, R Schlaberg, J Lowe
OBJECTIVE: Calprotectin is an antimicrobial protein found in stool when released by granulocytes. We sought to create stool calprotectin reference ranges in preterm neonates and to evaluate whether levels exceeding the upper reference interval are diagnostic for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). STUDY DESIGN: Stool calprotectin was measured in premature neonates without gastrointestinal pathology to create reference intervals. For comparison, levels from infants undergoing "rule out NEC" evaluations were plotted on these reference intervals...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740188/prenatal-consultation-perspectives-on-training-relevance-and-utilization-among-pediatric-subspecialty-program-directors
#17
Phoebe Danziger, Naomi Laventhal
OBJECTIVE: To characterize the experience and training of house officers in prenatal consultation, and to assess program directors' perceptions regarding adequacy of training, and relevance and utilization of prenatal consultation in their field. STUDY DESIGN: An online survey was distributed to program directors of all ACGME-accredited programs in the United States in relevant pediatric subspecialties. RESULTS: Ninety-five percent (142/150) of respondents agreed that prenatal consultation from their field can impact decision-making, yet 46% (69/149) believe their prenatal consult services are underutilized...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740187/do-preterm-infants-with-a-birth-weight-%C3%A2-1250-g-born-to-single-parent-families-have-poorer-neurodevelopmental-outcomes-at-age-3-than-those-born-to-two-parent-families
#18
Abhay Lodha, Jahan Lakhani, Krystyna Ediger, Selphee Tang, Arijit Lodha, Vardhil Gandhi, Dianne Creighton
OBJECTIVE: Investigate neurodevelopmental outcomes at 3 years corrected age in infants with a birth weight ≤1250 g born to single parents. STUDY DESIGN: Infants born between 1995 and 2010 with a birth weight ≤1250 g were considered eligible. Primary outcome was neurodevelopmental impairment; considered present if a child had any of the following: cerebral palsy, cognitive delay, visual impairment, or deafness/neurosensory hearing impairment. Univariate and multivariate analyses were performed...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740186/exploring-parent-expectations-of-neonatal-therapeutic-hypothermia
#19
Alexa K Craig, Roslyn Gerwin, Janelle Bainter, Scott Evans, Christine James
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to assess the parent experience of therapeutic hypothermia (TH), specifically focusing on unmet expectations. STUDY DESIGN: Open-ended questions were used in a focus group setting. We employed an inductive approach to develop thematic content from the transcribed recordings. RESULTS: 30 parents of infants treated with TH participated. Within the principal theme of managing expectations, four sub-themes emerged. These included parental concerns about morphine use; specifically the association of morphine with end-of-life care and addiction...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29740185/anemia-of-prematurity-and-cerebral-near-infrared-spectroscopy-should-transfusion-thresholds-in-preterm-infants-be-revised
#20
Halana V Whitehead, Zachary A Vesoulis, Akhil Maheshwari, Rakesh Rao, Amit M Mathur
OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of progressive anemia of prematurity on cerebral regional saturation (C-rSO2 ) in preterm infants and identify the hemoglobin threshold below which a critical decrease (>2SD below the mean) in C-rSO2 occurs. STUDY DESIGN: In a cohort of infants born ≤30 weeks EGA, weekly C-rSO2 data were prospectively collected from the second week of life through 36 weeks post-menstrual age (PMA). Clinically obtained hemoglobin values were noted at the time of recording...
May 8, 2018: Journal of Perinatology: Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association
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