American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Trisomy 18: Anti-Congestive Drug Treatment Combined with Transcatheter Occlusion of an Arterial Duct and Misaligned Perimembranous VSD

    Tim Schubert, Anoosh Esmaeili, Dietmar Schranz

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 22, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 12, 2022
    Published: Jan. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Background Trisomy 18 syndrome, the second most common autosomal numerical chromosomal disorder, is associated with multiple-organ abnormalities. Cardiovascular malformations are just one of those affecting prenatal and postnatal life expectancy. In general, the type and scope of treatment are still controversial and are handled very differently. P... Show More
  • Knowledge and Health Seeking Behavioural Patterns of Caregivers on Managing Childhood Febrile Conditions in Singida Region – Tanzania

    Ephraim Kaphilimbi Shilla, Stephen Methew Kibusi, Secilia Kapalata Ng’weshemi, Agatha Fabian Ngowi, Aziza Shaibu Machenje

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 5-14
    Received: Mar. 10, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 03, 2020
    Published: Feb. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Although the trend of under five mortality revealed to decline worldwide but still a global burden, since the under five children continue to die every day especially those from poor setting. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment of childhood febrile conditions are essential for reducing the progression of the illness to severe disease and, therefor... Show More
  • C1q Nephropathy in a 2-Year-Old Boy: A Case Report

    Reika Omura, Hiroshi Tamura, Keishiro Furuie, Shohei Kuraoka, Hitoshi x Kuraoka

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: Jan. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 27, 2023
    Published: Feb. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: C1q nephropathy occurs when C1q is significantly deposited in the mesangial region and systemic lupus erythematosus can be excluded as a diagnosis. Clinical Description: A case of a 2-year-old boy who was diagnosed with steroid-resistant C1q nephropathy. As he was initially managed as a case of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, prednisolon... Show More
  • The Use of the Aerophonoscope for Assessing Velo-Pharyngeal Incompetence and Therapeutic Decisions

    Gabriel Rousteau, Jean Claude Talmant

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 20-42
    Received: Aug. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2022
    Published: Mar. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: Aerophonoscope is an ultra sensitive and original instrument for detecting nasal airflow and analysing the Velo-Pharyngeal Sphincter –VPS - movements. It reveals the aerodynamic function of the VPS, in the usual conditions of speaking and breathing. It has been created for patients with facial cleft, of 4 years old upwards, after primary surgery an... Show More
  • Full Immunization Coverage and Related Socio-Demographics Factors in Children Aged 12-23 Months Received in Albert Royer Hospital in Dakar, Senegal

    Ba Abou, Sow Amadou, Thiongane Aliou, Diallo Abou, Keita Younoussa, Niang Babacar, Ndiaye Ousmane

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 43-46
    Received: Feb. 16, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2023
    Published: Mar. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Vaccination is one of the most effective and least costly public health interventions in the world. Methods: This is a cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study of children aged 12-23 months received in consultation at the Albert Royer Children’s Hospital during the period from November 20, 2019 to January 20, 2020. Results: B... Show More
  • Intervention Strategy for the Development of Specific Competencies in the Care of the Pathological Neonate

    Elsa Martínez Sariol, Lilia Ramírez Córdova, Rosa Maria Nunez, Ousman Cham, Beatrice Nkolika Ezenwa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 47-54
    Received: Feb. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 16, 2023
    Published: Mar. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Neonatology experts affirm that neonatal complications are closely related to the performance of nurses, in such a sense the factual reasons that motivate the present study denoted a high incidence of complications in neonates assisted at the NICU of the National Hospital "Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in The Gambia in the pe... Show More
  • Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma in a Newborn: Case Report

    Karima Ryouni, Imane Ain El Hayat, Mouna Lehlimi, Amal Badre, Mounir Chemsi, Abdelhak Habzi, Said Benomar, Asmae El Kebir, Nisrine Bennani

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 55-58
    Received: Feb. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2023
    Published: Mar. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Congenital mesoblastic nephroma (CMN) is a rare mesenchymal renal tumor of the newborn. The objective of this study was to review the clinical particularities, paraclinical and therapeutic characteristics of this tumor. It is about a case report of pediatric patient admitted to a Pediatric Neonatal Reanimation, A. Harouchi Hospital, Ibn... Show More