ORIGINAL RESEARCH AND REVIEWS
Phillip Gordon, Robert Christensen, Jörn-Hendrik Weitkamp and Akhil Maheshwari
Euming Chong, Brooke Vergales, Jane Reynolds, Shelley Thibeau, Victor Lunyong, Santina Zanelli, Karen Fairchild, and Phillip Gordon
Joshua Benjamin, Euming Chong, Jane Reynolds, and Phillip Gordon
Zehra Panjvani, Edgar Torres, Rhina Castillo, and B. K. Rajegowda
Phillip Gordon, Diane Lambert and Robert Christensen
The Editors of the e-Journal of Neonatology Research
EDITORS CHOICE: TOP TEN PUBLICATIONS IN NEONATOLOGY (this quarter)
1. Sabir H, Jary S, Tooley J, Liu X, Thoresen M. Increased Inspired Oxygen in the First Hours of Life is Associated with Adverse Outcome in Newborns Treated for Perinatal Asphyxia with Therapeutic Hypothermia. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep;161(3):409-16. Epub 2012 Apr 18.
2. Aikio O, Metsola J, Vuolteenaho R, Perhomaa M, Hallman M. Transient defect in nitric oxide generation after rupture of fetal membranes and responsiveness to inhaled nitric oxide in very preterm infants with hypoxic respiratory failure. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep;161(3):397-403.e1. Epub 2012 May 1.
3. Wickremasinghe AC, Rogers EE, Piecuch RE, Johnson BC, Golden S, Moon-Grady AJ, Clyman RI. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Following Two Different Treatment Approaches (Early Ligation and Selective Ligation) for Patent Ductus Arteriosus. J Pediatr. 2012 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]
4. Mirea L, Sankaran K, Seshia M, Ohlsson A, Allen AC, Aziz K, Lee SK, Shah PS; Canadian Neonatal Network. Treatment of patent ductus arteriosus and neonatal mortality/morbidities: adjustment for treatment selection bias. J Pediatr. 2012 Oct;161(4):689-694.e1.
5. Patel J, Posencheg M, Ades A. Proficiency and retention of neonatal resuscitation skills by pediatric residents. Pediatrics. 2012 Sep;130(3):515-21.
6. Fergusson DA, Hébert P, Hogan DL, LeBel L, Rouvinez-Bouali N, Smyth JA, Sankaran K, Tinmouth A, Blajchman MA, Kovacs L, Lachance C, Lee S, Walker CR, Hutton B, Ducharme R, Balchin K, Ramsay T, Ford JC, Kakadekar A, Ramesh K, Shapiro S. Effect of fresh red blood cell transfusions on clinical outcomes in premature, very low-birth-weight infants: the ARIPI randomized trial. JAMA. 2012 Oct 10;308(14):1443-51.
7. Zimmerman E, Lahav A. Ototoxicity in preterm infants: effects of genetics, aminoglycosides, and loud environmental noise.J Perinatol. 2012 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]
8. Al-Wassia H, Alshaikh B, Sauve R. Prophylactic theophylline for the prevention of severe renal dysfunction in term and post-term neonates with perinatal asphyxia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Perinatol. 2012 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print]
9. Cheldelin LV, Dunham S, Stewart V. NICU patient satisfaction: how you measure counts. J Perinatol. 2012 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]
10. Watson A, Saville B, Lu Z, Walsh W. It is not the ride: inter-hospital transport is not an independent risk factor for intraventricular hemorrhage among very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2012 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]
NEONATOLOGY JOURNAL CLUB
Five excellent contemporary reviews on acquired neonatal gut disease:
1. Mapping the New World of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC): Review and Opinion, Gordon PV, Christensen R, Weitkamp JH, Maheshwari A. e-J Neonatol Res, 2012; 2(4):145-72. http://www.neonatologyresearch.com/?page_id=3094
2. Necrotizing enterocolitis risk: state of the science. Gephart SM, McGrath JM, Effken JA, Halpern MD. Adv Neonatal Care. 2012 Apr;12(2):77-87. Review.
3. New insights into the pathogenesis and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis: Toll-like receptors and beyond. Afrazi A, Sodhi CP, Richardson W, Neal M, Good M, Siggers R, Hackam DJ. Pediatr Res. 2011 Mar;69(3):183-8. Review.
4. Necrotizing enterocolitis. Neu J, Walker WA. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jan 20;364(3):255-64. Review.
5. Understanding intestinal vulnerability to perforation in the extremely low birth weight infant. Gordon PV. Pediatr Res. 2009 Feb;65(2):138-44. Review
ACGME program guidelines for Neonatal Perintal Fellowship Programs – Please note, neonatal fellows will no longer be required to be directly involved in the care of surgical NICU patients in 2013.