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  1. Ocular traumas are the leading cause of acquired unilateral blindness in the pediatric age group. The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of pediatric ocular injuries, the etiological factors that ...

    Authors: Emine Özdemir Kaçer and İlker Kaçer
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:28
  2. The most common cause of acute viral hepatitis is the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Millions of people are thought to be infected each year. It is transmitted either by the fecal-oral route or by consuming contamin...

    Authors: Onder Kilicaslan, Didem Kizmaz Isancli, Esmanur Fil, Ahmet Irdem and Adem Karbuz
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:37
  3. Non-thyroidal illness syndrome (NTIS) is considered when patients demonstrate altered thyroid hormones and is frequently seen in patients with sepsis and septic shock. Levels keep affected with disease progres...

    Authors: Tarek Ahmed Abdelgawad, Sondos Mohamed Magdy, Rana Abdelhakaim Ahmed Mahmoud, Sara Ibrahim Abdelfatah Taha and Safaa Yossef Abd Elhameed Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:32
  4. One of the commonest pediatric surgeries is hydrocele. There are suggestions to wait for spontaneous resolution than to operate these cases without harmful adverse events. Herein, we evaluated the outcome of t...

    Authors: Tarek Abdelazeem Sabra, Moamen Shalkamy Abdelgawaad, Sarah Magdy Abdelmohsen and Amr Badawy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:50
  5. Thalassemia constitutes a major health issue in Egypt. It is associated with significant mortality and morbidity that arise mainly from iron overload secondary to blood transfusions.

    Authors: Mariam Saad Nassim, Manar Ahmed Mahmoud, Hend Abu Shady and Eman Abd El Raouf Mohammed
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:49
  6. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of death in children globally. Indonesia is ranked 1st in South East Asia with the highest burden of pneumonia. Identification of risk factors is necessa...

    Authors: Michelle Patricia Muljono, Glenny Halim, Rivaldo Steven Heriyanto, Fellisa Meliani, Charista Lydia Budiputri, Maria Gabrielle Vanessa, Andraina, Andry Juliansen and Gilbert Sterling Octavius
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:30
  7. Malaria parasitemia is associated with premature, excessive hemolysis, induction of oxidative stress, and derangement in metabolism of iron, proteins, and some electrolytes. This study aims to evaluate the eff...

    Authors: Akpan Uwem Okon, Bassey Iya Eze, Uwaetteh Akanimoh Emmanuel, Inyang Wisdom Marcus and Usoro Chinyere Adanna
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:27
  8. Fractures specific to the pediatric age group represent a particular injury due to their pattern, diagnosis, management, and outcomes. In sub-Saharan Africa, studies on this particular injury are scarce. This ...

    Authors: Florent Tshibwid A Zeng, Mbaye Fall, Papa Alassane Mbaye, Doudou Gueye, Audrey Kongo Bisseyou, Ndeye Fatou Seck, Souleymane Camara, Ibrahima Bocar Wellé, Youssouph Diedhiou, Ndeye Aby Ndoye, Aloïse Sagna, Oumar Ndour and Gabriel Ngom
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:42
  9. Nutrition of critically ill children is a frequently ignored issue. The purpose of this study was to describe nutritional practices in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in a resource-limited country and...

    Authors: Muhammad Said El-Mekkawy, Gamal Ibrahim Shabaan and Alyaa Ahdy Abdelaziz
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:40
  10. Hepatitis A is the most common form of acute viral hepatitis in developing countries. In children < 6 years of age, most infections are asymptomatic, and if illness does occur, it is usually anicteric. This st...

    Authors: Noha A. Yassin, Salma Z. El-Houchi, Sarah F. Abd El-Shafy, Noha S. Soliman, Mohamed A. Elmonem and Nehal El-Koofy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:41
  11. Vitamin D is classified as an immunomodulatory hormone that is synthesized because of skin exposure to sunlight. It is known to come into play during the regulation of hormone secretion, immune functions, cell...

    Authors: Nevin Sanlier and Merve Guney-Coskun
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:39
  12. Electrolyte disturbances are not uncommon in patients on chronic furosemide therapy. We hypothesized that serum chloride (Cl) and serum sodium (Na) abnormalities may occur in children on prolonged furosemide t...

    Authors: Nanies Mohamed Salah EL Din Soliman, Alyaa Amal Kotby, Menatallah Ali Shabaan and Esraa Matarawy Eid
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:26
  13. The most prevalent psychological disorder in children is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Latrophilin 3 (LPHN3) is a G protein-coupled receptor family member. It is brain specific and related t...

    Authors: Akram Elsadek, Doaa Soliman, Eman Behiry and Salem Deraz
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:23
  14. Advances in paediatric critical care have resulted in a reduction in mortality. This has shifted the focus to paediatric intensive care unit (PICU)-related morbidities and how to reduce or prevent them. In thi...

    Authors: Raghda Zaitoun, Rasha Hussein Aly and Ahmed R. Rezk
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:25
  15. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a chronic glomerular disease that responds poorly to treatment, with a large proportion of patients progressing to end-stage renal disease in spite of initial aggre...

    Authors: Phuong Anh Le Thy, Thuy Yen Hoang Thi, Kiem Hao Tran and Huu Son Nguyen
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:24
  16. On the 5th of April 2022, cases of adenovirus-induced hepatitis were reported in Scotland and then reached multiple parts of the world. While adenovirus normally presents with diarrhea, vomiting, and fever, th...

    Authors: Antoine Abdel Massih, Aya Kamel, Ali Mohamed Zaki, Ayten Aboudeif, Clara Emad, Dina Ramadan, Hanya Gaber, Harvey Bastorous, Mehraiel Shaker, Nancy Salah, Nourhan Hany, Nur El-Mestkawy, Rana Adel Naguib Sawiris, Rana Mamdouh, Sandy Atalla, Sara Abozeid…
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:22
  17. Neonatal sepsis is a serious infection occurring within the first 28 days of life. It is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity. Red cell distribution width (RDW) is estimated within the standard CBC p...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hodeib, Dalia Morgan, Aya Hedaya and Nevien Waked
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:21
  18. Cerebral or brain hemorrhage due to the rupture of intracranial aneurysms is extremely rare in pediatric population. The aim of our work is to describe two cases in children and to review the existent bibliogr...

    Authors: Yolanda Rubio Atienza, Emilio Ibiza Palacios, Maria Pilar del Peral Samaniego, Pablo Álvarez Montañana, Maria Molina Corbacho and Vicent Modesto i Alapont
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:19
  19. To assess the effect of cardiac surgery on growth catch-up of Down syndrome (DS) children with failure to thrive (FTT) and congenital heart disease (CHD) and investigate other causes of FTT in DS children.

    Authors: Bana Agha Nasser, Mesned Abdulrahman, Abdullah A. L. Qwaee, Ali Alakhfash, Tageldein Mohamad, Mohamed S. Kabbani, Usama Alseedi, Baraa Obedien and Abdulaziz Chrit
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:20
  20. The majority of children who die of sepsis suffer from refractory shock and/or multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, with many deaths occurring within the initial 48–72 h of treatment.

    Authors: Salah Rafik Zaher, Dina Adel Elgohary and Manal A. M. Antonios
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:17
  21. Central venous catheters (CVCs) are a mandatory aspect in the neonatal intensive care units. Unfortunately, bloodstream infection is a frequent complication of CVCs. A needleless connector is attached to the e...

    Authors: Dina Rabie, Mohammed F. Mostafa, Rania M. Abdel Halim and Ola Ahmad Ezzat
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:16
  22. Prophylactic antibiotics are usually not recommended for an in and out catheterization. However procedures involving similar catheterizations like micturition cystourethrogram (MCUG) and cystometrogram are bei...

    Authors: Suresh Kumar Thanneeru, Avinash Sriramapura Ravindra, Ann Sumin Toms, Tarun John Jacob and Jujju Jacob Kurian
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:15
  23. This study aims to examine the effects of socioeconomic status, oral, and dental health practices, dietary habits and anthropometric measurements on dental health in 12-year-old schoolchildren.

    Authors: Jiyan Aslan Ceylan, Yusuf Aslan and Ayse Ozfer Ozcelik
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:13
  24. Single-cell sequencing studies on the lung microenvironment have revealed that the outcome of COVID-19 depends largely on the immune system response rather than the viral load. A robust innate immune response ...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Hanya Gaber, Meryam El Shershaby, Maram Hanafy, Yasmin Omar, Reem Husseiny, Nada AlShehry, Habiba-Allah Ismail, Aya Kamel, Rafeef Hozaien, Ghadeer Khaled, Mohamed Amer, Aya Turki, Heba Fawzy, Stefano Puligheddu, Dalia Khaled…
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:14
  25. Maintaining hemodynamic stability requires constant complex interaction between multiple vascular and extravascular factors. There are varieties of parameters that determine the same and few of them are used t...

    Authors: Monish Nazar, Hemanth Kumar, Madhunandan Krishnegowda, Praveen Unki, Nandakumar Veerappa and Bharath Kumar Srinivas
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:12
  26. Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (NH) is among the common neonatal morbidities. Phototherapy is its most used therapeutic intervention. Different delivering systems and types are currently available. This study aim...

    Authors: Angie M. S. Tosson, Abdelrahman A. Abdelrazek, Rasha Yossif and Noha Musa
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:11
  27. Globally, febrile convulsions (FC) constitute a respected prevalence scale among pediatric population. This usually induces a high parental anxiety.

    Authors: Latifah Abdulrahim Alhashim, Ossama Mohammed Zakaria, Muneera Adel Alrubayii, Asma Salah Alkhofi, Sarah Khalid Alateeq, Maitha Khalid Almaghlouth, Reema Mohammed Almulla, Ahmed Abdulrahman Al Abdulqader, Latifah Abdullah Almulhium and Abdulrahman Ahmad Alnaim
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:8
  28. Family physicians play a critical role in providing well-child care (WCC) in Egypt to children under five. Family physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) on WCC must be appropriately developed t...

    Authors: Hazem A. Sayed Ahmed, Hassan Abdelwahid Ali, Badr Mosbah, Mohamed Hany Kamel Shehata, Jaffer Shah and Mosleh Abdel Rahman Ismail
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:10
  29. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common life-limiting autosomal recessive disease among people in the USA and Europe with increased prevalence in Egypt. Affected children are in danger of acute kidney injury a...

    Authors: Hanan Mohsen Osman, Amal Moustafa Hagras, Manal Michel Wilson, Ahmed M. Badr, Mona Mostafa El Falaki and Ahmed Saad Badawy
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:7
  30. Pre-school-aged children are always excluded in mass intervention policies for control of soil-transmitted helminths in Nigera. The need for evidence on infectivity of children in this age group cannot be over...

    Authors: Olufunmilayo A. Idowu, Ayodele S. Babalola and T. Olapegba
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:5
  31. Cystinosis is a rare autosomal recessive disorder involving lysosomal storage of the amino acid cystine due to a defect in the membrane transport protein, cystinosin. The disease results in intracellular accum...

    Authors: Dina H. Hamed, Radwa Mohamed Abdel Halim, Mona Mohsen El Attar, Neveen A. Soliman and Hanan Mohsen Osman
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:4
  32. Intestinal parasitic infections are still representing a significant health problem in developing countries including Egypt. School children are highly vulnerable to this type of infection, and they suffered m...

    Authors: Haytham Mahmoud Ahmed and Gamal Ali Abu-Sheishaa
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:6
  33. Vitamin D deficiency occurs frequently in cystic fibrosis (CF) and non-CF bronchiectasis patients. Yet, few studies have assessed the impact of vitamin D status on the clinical outcomes in pediatric bronchiect...

    Authors: Heba A. Ali, Thrwat E. Deraz, Dina A. Mohamed and Menna Z. Mahmoud
    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2022 70:3
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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