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Original Article

The magnetic resonance enterography imaging features of symptomatic Meckel’s diverticulum in pediatric patients: a retrospective observational study of 31 cases
Jun Hu, Chuan-Gao Yin, Ke-Fei Hu, Geng-Wu Li
Risk factors for allergic diseases: a cross-sectional survey of 9,501 Chinese preschool-aged children
Min Yang, Xiangling Deng, Shunan Wang, Kundi Wang, Wenquan Niu, Zhixin Zhang
Comparing visual preferences between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and normal children to explore the characteristics of visual preference of ASD children by improved visual preference paradigm: a case-control study
Xiaoyun Gong, Xue Li, Qiandong Wang, Sio Pan Hoi, Tingni Yin, Liyang Zhao, Fanchao Meng, Xuerong Luo, Jing Liu
The effect of the humanistic care teaching model on nurse patient conflict and nurse turnover intention in a pediatric outpatient department: results of a randomized trial
Xiaoli Zhong, Xiuzhi Liu, Yan Sheng
Preoperative anxiety in children aged 2–7 years old: a cross-sectional analysis of the associated risk factors
Yuanyuan Liang, Wenjiao Huang, Xinyu Hu, Meiling Jiang, Tian Liu, Hong Yue, Xiaoling Li
Anesthetic management of thoracoscopic procedures in neonates: a retrospective analysis of 45 cases
Hua Liu, Chengjin Le, Jing Chen, Heng Xu, Hui Yu, Lin Chen, Henry Liu
Surface topography index: a novel deformity severity assessment index for pectus excavatum
Hui Wang, Wei Liu, Dong-Ying Zhang, Wen-Yue Si, Qing-Lin Yang, Lian-Wei Lu, Feng-Hua Wang, Le Li, Qi Wang, Hui-Min Xia
An analysis of macular ganglion cell complex in 7-year-old children in China: the Anyang Childhood Eye Study
Xiaolei Wang, Shi-Ming Li, Luoru Liu, Siyuan Li, Lei Li, Mengtian Kang, Shifei Wei, Ningli Wang; on behalf of the Anyang Childhood Eye Study Group
The expression and clinical value of ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 in the blood of neonates with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
Shuying Zeng, Yubo Huang, Tao Zhong, Tao Huang, Xianyan Dong, Huadong Zhu, Fulian Ouyang
Correlation study of cytokine levels in alveolar lavage fluid with exhaled nitric oxide and lung function in children with bronchial asthma
Ying Lou, Qiuping Ke, Huailiang Cui, Ying Shang, Chengsheng Yang
Long-term prophylactic intravenous antibiotics after Kasai portoenterostomy for biliary atresia do not reduce the risks of post-operative cholangitis, a retrospective study
Xi-Si Guan, Qiu-Ming He, Wei Zhong, Jia-Kang Yu, Zhe Wang
Identification and evaluation of fructose-bisphosphate aldolase B as a potential diagnostic biomarker in choledochal cysts patients: a quantitative proteomic analysis
Gedong Ming, Wanliang Guo, Yuan Cheng, Jian Wang
miR-363-3p inhibits rat lung alveolar type II cell proliferation by downregulating STRA6 expression and induces cell apoptosis via cellular oxidative stress and G1-phase cell cycle arrest
Jintao Zheng, Shibo Zhu, Huiyu Xu, Jiequan Li, Huajian Tang, Yanfen Zhou, Zhaomei Huang, Guoqing Liu
Effects of cefuroxime axetil combined with Xingpi Yanger granules on the serum gastrin, motilin, and somatostatin levels in children with upper respiratory tract infection accompanied by diarrhea: results of a randomized trial
Xiaohong Ren, Yuying Wang, Zimeng He, Hongli Liu, Kun Xue

Review Article on Pre-natal Diagnosis in Congenital Heart Defects1

Placental abnormalities in congenital heart disease
Nickie N. Andescavage, Catherine Limperopoulos
The current state of prenatal detection of genetic conditions in congenital heart defects
Tina O. Findley, Hope Northrup
MRI studies of brain size and growth in individuals with congenital heart disease
Alexandra F. Bonthrone, Christopher J. Kelly, Isabel H. X. Ng, Serena J. Counsell
Fetal brain issues in congenital heart disease
Fu-Tsuen Lee, Mike Seed, Liqun Sun, Davide Marini
Maternal hyperoxygenation in congenital heart disease
Fu-Tsuen Lee, Davide Marini, Mike Seed, Liqun Sun
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects: echocardiography
Heather Y. Sun
Counseling for fetal heart disease—current standards and best practice
Alexander Kovacevic, Michael Elsässer, Herbert Fluhr, Andreas Müller, Sebastian Starystach, Stefan Bär, Matthias Gorenflo
Ethical issues after pre-natal diagnosis
Antonio F. Corno
Impacts of prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart diseases on outcomes
Damien Bonnet


1. The series “Pre-natal Diagnosis in Congenital Heart Defects” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any sponsorship or funding. Antonio F. Corno served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.

Original Articles

Vitamin D intake in young children with acute lower respiratory infection
Karen S Leis, J Dayre McNally, Matthew R Montgomery, Koravangattu Sankaran, Chandima Karunanayake, Alan M Rosenberg
MRI-DWI improves the early diagnosis of brain abscess induced by Candida albicans in preterm infants
Jian Mao, Juan Li, Dan Chen, Jing Zhang, Ya-Nan Du, Ying-Jie Wang, Xin Li, Rui Wang, Li-Ying Chen, Xiao-Ming Wang

Original Article

Association of folate metabolism genes MTHFR and MTRR with multiple complex congenital malformation risk in Chinese population of Shanxi
Qin Zhang, Baoling Bai, Xiaozhen Liu, Chunyue Miao, Huili Li
Evaluation of cerebral function in high risk term infants by using a scoring system based on aEEG
Fang Luo, Zheng Chen, Huijia Lin, Chenhong Wang, Xiaolu Ma, Liping Shi
Visuoperceptual sequelae in children with hemophilia and intracranial hemorrhage
Guadalupe Morales, Esmeralda Matute, Erin T. O’Callaghan, Joan Murray, Alberto Tlacuilo-Parra
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms at 3'-untranslated region are associated with susceptibility to preterm birth
Qin Zhu, Ying Chen, Jianrong Dai, Benjing Wang, Minjuan Liu, Yun Wang, Jianying Tao, Hong Li

Review Article

Distress and adjustment among adolescents and young adults with cancer: an empirical and conceptual review
Ursula M. Sansom-Daly, Claire E. Wakefield
Preoperative chemotherapy and local stage III in nephroblastoma
Norbert Graf, Rhoikos Furtwängler
Genetics of hereditary neurological disorders in children
Yue Huang, Sui Yu, Zhanhe Wu, Beisha Tang
Preterm birth and single nucleotide polymorphisms in cytokine genes
Qin Zhu, Jian Sun, Ying Chen
Advances and issues in flow cytometric detection of immunophenotypic changes and genomic rearrangements in acute pediatric leukemia
Xin Maggie Wang
Pediatric hepatoblastoma: diagnosis and treatment
Eiso Hiyama
Genetic causes of cancer predisposition in children and adolescents
Federica Saletta, Luciano Dalla Pozza, Jennifer A. Byrne
Down syndrome and leukemia: insights into leukemogenesis and translational targets
Marion K. Mateos, Draga Barbaric, Sally-Anne Byatt, Rosemary Sutton, Glenn M. Marshall
Spanning the genomics era: the vital role of a single institution biorepository for childhood cancer research over a decade
Li Zhou, Daniel Catchpoole
Regenerative medicine therapy for single ventricle congenital heart disease
Chetan Ambastha, Gregory J. Bittle, David Morales, Nathaniel Parchment, Progyaparamita Saha, Rachana Mishra, Sudhish Sharma, Alexander Vasilenko, Muthukumar Gunasekaran, Manal T. Al-Suqi, Deqiang Li, Peixin Yang, Sunjay Kaushal

Original Articles

A pilot trial on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux-related cough in infants
Darryl J. Adamko, Carina M. Majaesic, Christopher Skappak, Adrian B. Jones
Cloning and sequence analysis of SLC25A13 transcripts in human amniocytes
Zhan-Hui Zhang, Xin-Jing Zhao, Yuan-Zong Song, Xiao-Mei Tang, Qing-Bing Zha
Pneumatically-driven external pressure applicator to augment Fontan hemodynamics: preliminary findings
Amy L. Throckmorton, Sonya S. Bhavsar, Steven G. Chopski, William B. Moskowitz
Epidemiological survey and analysis of asthma in children aged 0-14 years old in urban and rural areas of Chengdu region
Min Li, Qiong Zhang, Wei-Juan Shi, Lan Li, Yan Li, Ying Pang, Bin Yao, Hong Jiang

Column on Metabolism of Childhood Cancer

Lin28 and let-7 in cell metabolism and cancer
Liem H. Nguyen, Hao Zhu
Energy metabolism in neurodevelopment and medulloblastoma
Katherine Tech, Timothy R. Gershon
Energy metabolism in neuroblastoma and Wilms tumor
Sepideh Aminzadeh, Silvia Vidali, Wolfgang Sperl, Barbara Kofler, René G. Feichtinger

Metabolism of Childhood Cancer Column (Review Article)

Translational development of difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) for the treatment of neuroblastoma
Hamid Bassiri, Adriana Benavides, Michelle Haber, Susan K. Gilmour, Murray D. Norris, Michael D. Hogarty

Rare Diseases Column (Review Article)

Phenylketonuria: a review of current and future treatments
Naz Al Hafid, John Christodoulou

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