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  1. Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common and life-threatening bacterial infection among neonates. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, aetiology, and susceptible antimicrobial agents among neo...

    Authors: Yasintha S. Lugira, Fransisca D. Kimaro, Mkhoi L. Mkhoi, Samuel G. Mafwenga, Angelina A. Joho and James J. Yahaya

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:2

    Content type: Research

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  2. The presented evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) is proposed as a National CPG using an evidence-based and formal CPG adaptation methodology. The purpose of this study was to adapt the internatio...

    Authors: Ashraf Abdel Baky, Eman Mahmoud Fouda, Shahenaz Mahmoud Hussein, Ahmad Ata Sobeih, Ahmed Mohamad Abd Al Razek, Amal Ibrahim Hassanain, Ashraf Galal, Dina Houssam-Eldine Hamed, Hala Gouda Elnady, Hala Hamdi, Hoda M. Salah El Din Metwally, Laila Abdel Ghaffar Hegazy, Magda Hassab Allah Mohamed, Malak Shaheen, Maysaa Abdallah Saeed, Mohamed Mahmoud Rashad…

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:1

    Content type: Guidelines

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  3. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is autosomal recessive chronic disease represents by recurring attacks of polyserositis, fever, and joint pain. Vitamin D deficiency in FMF children has been recently mention...

    Authors: Hanaa Reyad Abdallah, Manal Micheal Thomas, Walaa Alsharany Abuelhamd, Adel Mohamed Ashour, Eman Refaat Youness, Hazem Mohamed El-Hariri and Hala Tabie El-Bassyouni

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:44

    Content type: Research

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  4. Central venous line insertion in neonates is an important and lifesaving procedure. It can carry significant risks and complications, including death, at the time of insertion or later. We aimed to retrospecti...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahmoud Shalaby, Rami Mohammed Salama and Mohammed Awad Mansour

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:30

    Content type: Research

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  5. National evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, imaging, and follow-up in urinary tract infection are crucial being a major health problem in pediatrics. Every region should follow internatio...

    Authors: Bahia H. Moustafa, Moftah M. Rabie, Ihab Z. El Hakim, Ahmed Badr, Moustafa El Balshy, Nesreen Mohamad Kamal and Ragia Marei Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:43

    Content type: Guidelines

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  6. Nutrition is recognized as a modifiable contributor to bronchiectasis and interstitial lung diseases (ChILD) development and progression. Nutritional interventions have great potential in reducing respiratory ...

    Authors: Asmaa Alsharkawy, Eman Fouda, Asmaa Mujahed and Yasmin Elgendy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:42

    Content type: Research

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  7. Labial adhesion is the fusion of the labia minora or majora. The literature reports conservative management. However, the situation may be different in our setup, where management differs due to prevailing cir...

    Authors: Saurabh Srivastava, Anand Pandey, Piyush Kumar, Survesh K. Gupta, Sudhir Singh and Jiledar Rawat

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:41

    Content type: Research

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  8. Iron deficiency anemia remains a common cause of anemia in young children. The term iron deficiency without anemia, or the so-called latent iron deficiency, has become increasingly significant as it is not onl...

    Authors: Osama M. El-Asheer, Mary S. Naeem, Fardos A. Abdel-Hafez, Madleen A. A. Abdou and Khalil A. Mohamed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:32

    Content type: Research

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  9. In the previous few decades, India has made significant progress in reducing child mortality and fertility rates; yet, undernutrition remains one of the country’s primary public health issues. The goal of this...

    Authors: Amitava Pal, Sourav Manna, Rishna Dalui, Rupanjan Mukhopadhyay and Prakash C. Dhara

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:40

    Content type: Research

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  10. With the rapid rise in COVID 19 cases incomparable to the number of vaccinations available, there has been a demand to prioritize the older age groups receiving the vaccine as they have more risk of morbidity ...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Meryam El Shershaby, Hanya Gaber, Menna Habib, Nada Gamal, Reem Husseiny, Nada AlShehry, Abeer Amin, Bassant Heikal, Nadine El-Husseiny, Mai Moursi, Habiba-Allah Ismail, Sara Senoussy, Reem ElSharkawy, Hebat Allah AlZayat, Ghada ElMahdy…

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:39

    Content type: Review

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  11. Initial reports from the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic described children as being less susceptible to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) than adults. Later on, a severe and...

    Authors: Tarek Hamed and Dina T. Sarhan

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:29

    Content type: Case Report

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  12. Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) frequently become malnourished due to many factors including hypermetabolic state, inadequate caloric intake, malabsorption, and fluid restriction as part of the he...

    Authors: Sameh R. Ismail, Akhter Mehmood, Noura Rabiah, Riyadh M. Abu-sulaiman and Mohamed S. Kabbani

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:28

    Content type: Research

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  13. Obesity is one of the most challenging clinical syndromes associated with deleterious health problems. Waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), a newer index for abdominal fat assessment, can be a superior tool in the ev...

    Authors: Hend Soliman, Samah Ahmed and Amany Ibrahim

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:38

    Content type: Research

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  14. The incidence of button battery ingestion in children less than 6 years, from year 1985 to 2019 was 59,000 and it is still a clinical challenge for pediatricians. Objects which are commonly ingested are large ...

    Authors: Olsi Agolli, Arjola Agolli, Namrata Hange and Kuchalambal Agadi

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:37

    Content type: Review

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  15. Thyroid hormones are essential for fetal growth and the central nervous system development. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is the key regulatory hormone. Their levels are quite dynamic in the perinatal peri...

    Authors: N. R. Verma, G. Naik, S. Patel, P. Padhi, T. Naik and R. Nanda

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:36

    Content type: Research

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  16. Few studies have examined the clinical utility of a brief psychosocial screening questionnaire and assessing the health-related quality of life as part of routine care in a pediatric cardiology clinic.

    Authors: Aly Abdel Mohsen, Mona Gamal Kassem and Manal A.-M. Antonios

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:27

    Content type: Research

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  17. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by impaired skin barrier and altered cutaneous innate immunity. The estimated prevalence among Egyptian children was 10–12%. Several studies suggest that it may be associated...

    Authors: Amal Ahmed Mohamed, Eman Mohamed Salah, Nermeen Ibrahim Bedair, Dina M. Bassiouny, Aliaa E. M. Daifalla, Ola G. Behairy, Naglaa Fawazy, Mohamed F. Al Soda and Youssef M. K. Farag

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:34

    Content type: Research

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  18. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI) are a worldwide threat in intensive care units particularly in the pediatric intensive care units with a major cause of morbidity and mortality among this age group. The...

    Authors: Ahmed R. Rezk, Somaia Abdelhammed Bawady and Nashwa Naguib Omar

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:25

    Content type: Research

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  19. Children suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) usually present with mild symptoms and show lower mortality rates than adults. However, there have been several recent reports of more severe hyperinflamm...

    Authors: Haneen K. Morsy, Noha S. Tohamy, Hager M. Abd El Ghaffar, Rana Sayed and Nagwa A. Sabri

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:33

    Content type: Review

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  20. Liver biopsy is the gold standard for detecting the degree of liver fibrosis; however, invasiveness constitutes its main limiting factor in clinical application, so we aimed to evaluate the non-invasive biomar...

    Authors: Ola Galal Behairy, Ola Samir El-Shimi and Naglaa Hamed Shalan

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. Although myocardial dysfunction in the context of longstanding steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (NS) has been the focus of many series, the detection of myocardial involvement in recent-onset NS has not ta...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Mervat Haroun, Mohamed Samir, Samar Younis, Martina Tamer and Amr Salem

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:24

    Content type: Research

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  22. Although acute coronary syndrome is rare in children, it is the most important cause of mortality in children with end-stage renal disease.

    Authors: Tülay Becerir, Münevver Yılmaz, İlknur Girişgen, Neslihan Yılmaz, Dolunay Gürses, Furkan Ufuk, Gökay Nar and Selçuk Yüksel

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  23. Erythema marginatum is an uncommon presentation in children with acute rheumatic fever and it is one of the major criteria needed to make a diagnosis. It is seen in less than 10% of cases. It is also reported ...

    Authors: Barakat Adeola Animasahun, Faith O. Lawani and Moriam Omolola Lamina

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:22

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Beta-thalassemia major patients are at increased risk of complications including endocrinopathies and bone disease due to iron overload. So, this study aimed to assess the growth parameters, serum levels of 25...

    Authors: Ghada Saad Abdelmotaleb, Ola Galal Behairy, Khalid Eid Abd El Azim, Dalia Mohamed Abd El-Hassib and Tasbeh Mohamed Hemeda

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:20

    Content type: Research

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  25. Community-acquired pneumonia is a major cause of death among children. Inadequate nutrition disrupts the immune system and increases the susceptibility to infections. We aimed to evaluate the association betwe...

    Authors: Asmaa Alhusseiny Ahmed Alsharkawy and Ahmed R. Rezk

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:19

    Content type: Research

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  26. The larynx in children is unique compared to adults. This makes the larynx more prone to trauma during intubation. Under sedation and frequent repositioning of the tube are recorded as risk factors for larynge...

    Authors: HebatAllah Fadel Algebaly, Mona Mohsen, Maggie Louis Naguib, Hafez Bazaraa, Noran Hazem and Miriam Magdy Aziz

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:18

    Content type: Research

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  27. Exclusive BF till the age of 6 months is rare in developing countries and complimentary feeding (CF) are introduced at an early age which is linked to the development of chronic conditions such as childhood ob...

    Authors: Osama M. El-Asheer, Manal M. Darwish, Ahmed M. Abdullah and Hanaa A. Mohamad

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:17

    Content type: Research

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  28. Infantile haemangiomas (IH) represent a common benign vascular tumour affecting the paediatric population. Infantile haemangiomas are characterised by a natural history differentiating it from other vascular a...

    Authors: Amr Abdelhamid AbouZeid, Iman A. Ragab, Shaimaa Abdelsattar Mohammad, Wael Ahmed Ghanem, Haytham Mohamed Nasser and Osama El-Naggar

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:16

    Content type: Review

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  29. Obesity-related oxidation stress plays a key role in obesity complications; however, its relation to thyroid status is an area for further research. The study aimed to assess thyroid function in obese children...

    Authors: Inass Hassan Ahmad, Marwa khairy Abd Elwahab, Mervat El Shahat El Wakeel, Mohamed A. M. Kamal and Marwa Elhady

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:15

    Content type: Research

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  30. The nutrition disorders in the children’s population, in the form of malnutrition, as well as overweight and obesity constitute a significant clinical problem in the contemporary world. As a result of the impr...

    Authors: Paweł Jonczyk, Magdalena Potempa-Jeziorowska, Elżbieta Świętochowska and Marek Kucharzewski

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:14

    Content type: Research

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  31. Better management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of neonates (PPHN) required new markers that can predict the response of patient to treatment and thus influence the medical decision to avoid short-term ...

    Authors: Tamer A. Abdel Hamid, Zahraa Mohamed Ezz Eldin, Ranya Aly Hegazy, Reem Ibrahim Esmail and Lamis Mohsen Ahmed El-sholkamy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:13

    Content type: Research

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  32. COVID-19 is the largest outbreak to strike humanity. The wide scale of fatalities and morbidities lead to a concurrent pandemic of uncertainty in scientific evidence. Conflicting evidences are released on dail...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Raghda Fouda, Rana Essam, Alhussein Negm, Dalia Khalil, Dalia Habib, George Afdal, Habiba-Allah Ismail, Hadeer Aly, Ibrahim Genedy, Layla El Qadi, Leena Makki, Maha Shulqamy, Maram Hanafy, Marian AbdelMassih, Marina Ibrahim…

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:12

    Content type: Review

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  33. A few published data on maternal and cord levels of zinc and copper with conflicting results were reported. We aimed to measure zinc and copper levels in the maternal blood and cord blood of newborns and corre...

    Authors: May Abdellatif, Ismail Mohamed Elhawary, Marwa Mohamed Mahmoud, Eman R. Youness and Walaa Alsharany Abuelhamd

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:11

    Content type: Research

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  34. The debate for the optimum sodium concentration in the rehydration solution in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) persists till the moment. The aim was to compare the outcome of 0.9% saline versus 0.45% saline in chi...

    Authors: Nora El Said Badawi, Mona Hafez, Heba Sharaf Eldin, Hend Mehawed Abdelatif, Shimaa Atef, Mohamed Mohamed Ismail and Noha Arafa

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:10

    Content type: Research

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  35. The quality of life of B-thalassemia major (β-TM) patients has improved with the use of frequent blood transfusions. However, this leads to chronic iron overload with its sequelae, as prediabetes and diabetes ...

    Authors: Aliaa M. Diab, Ghada S. Abdelmotaleb, Khaled Abdel-Azim Eid, Enas Sebaey S. Mostafa and Eman Sabry Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:9

    Content type: Research

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  36. This study demonstrates the experience of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a tertiary referral center in Egypt in management of prematures with neonatal sepsis. This retrospective study included pret...

    Authors: Khaled Salama, Amira Gad and Sarah El Tatawy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:8

    Content type: Research

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  37. Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) have high prevalence of obesity vitamin D (VD) deficiency together with dyslipidemia. We aimed to evaluate lipid profile and the effect of VD supplementation in CCS.

    Authors: Shaimaa Kandil, Ashraf Fouda, Khadijah Boujettif, Yasmin Salama and Suzy Abdelmabood

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:7

    Content type: Research

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  38. Academic stress can cause mental and physical problems and affect adolescents’ healthy development. This study aimed to estimate academic stress and explore its sources at the individual- and school levels amo...

    Authors: Z. Hosseinkhani, H. R. Hassanabadi, M. Parsaeian, M. Osooli, S. Assari and S. Nedjat

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:6

    Content type: Research

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  39. Although some investigators have confirmed the association between H. pylori and chronic ITP in adults, studies in pediatric patients are still few and have produced conflicting results. The study was carried out...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Hodeib, Ahmed G. Ali, Nsreen M. Kamel, Shaimaa A. Senosy, Ehab M. Fahmy, Ahmed Abdelsadik and Mohamed H. Maebed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:5

    Content type: Research

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  40. The risk of kernicterus and BIND may be in part determined by total serum bilirubin (TSB) and by the level of non-albumin bound free bilirubin, which can easily pass the blood–brain barrier. Free bilirubin (Bf...

    Authors: Reem M. Soliman, Iman F. Iskander, Esraa A. Elmazzahy and May A. K. Abdellatif

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:4

    Content type: Research

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  41. Fetus in fetu is a rare congenital anomaly. The exact etiology is unclear; one of the mostly accepted theories is the occurrence of an embryological insult occurring in a diamniotic monochorionic twin leading ...

    Authors: Moutaz Ragab, Omar Nagy Abdelhakeem, Omar Mansour, Mai Gad and Hesham Anwar Hussein

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:2

    Content type: Case Report

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  42. Infant mortality rate is an important index of community health status and mortality rate. It is also one of the most prominent indexes showing the development of various societies. Regarding the importance of...

    Authors: Firooz Esmaeilzadeh, Yousef Alimohamadi, Mojtaba Sepandi, Farzad Khodamoradi and Parisa Jalali

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:1

    Content type: Research

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  43. Patent ductus arteriosus poses diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma for clinicians, diagnosis of persistent PDA, and determination of its clinical and hemodynamic significance are challenging. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Reem M. Soliman, Fatma Alzahraah Mostafa, Antoine Abdelmassih, Elham Sultan and Dalia Mosallam

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:34

    Content type: Research

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  44. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a monogenic hereditary disease with diverse complications, which substantially reduce the quality of life and longevity of patients. With regard to the scarcity of information on epidem...

    Authors: Fateme Ziyaee, Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Sima Hosseini, Mohammad Ebrahim Zohalinezhad, Soheyla Aleyasin and Hazhir Javaherizadeh

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:33

    Content type: Research

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  45. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mahmoud Marei Marei, Mohamed Hamed Abouelfadl, Ahmed Arafa Elsayed Rawwash, Hamed Mahmoud Seleim, Wesam Mohamed Mahmoud, Tamer Yassin Mohamed Yassin and Gamal Hassan El-Tagy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:32

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2019 67:4

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