Developing a Culturally Sensitive Training Program for Recognition of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy in Rural India
Atul Malhotra, Michael C Fahey, Suzanne L Miller, Graham Jenkin, JV Singh, Pawankumar Patil, Vishwajeet Kumar and Euan M Wallace
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 24, 2016
Background: Birth asphyxia is a major cause of neonatal deaths in the developing world. The management of an asphyxiated infant includes effective resuscitation at birth and treatment of subsequent hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). HIE is frequently under recognized in this setting and this contributes to early infant mortality and morbidity.
Methods: We present the evolution of a HIE recognition training program for rural India. The development of this program involved close community int...
A Valuable Tool to Determine Supraventricular Tachycardia in Children: Trans-Esophageal Electrophysiological Study
Seyma Kayal, Ilker Ertugrul, Vehbi Dogan, Senem Ozgur, Utku Arman Orun and Selmin Karademir
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: August 22, 2016
A total of 132 patients who underwent TEEPS at our institution were included. Demographic features and symptoms of patients were evaluated and the patients were divided into three groups to compare the inducibility of tachycardia: Symptom group was consisting of 91 patients who had symptoms of arrhythmias, Wolf Parkinson White group was consisting of 18 patients who had Wolf Parkinson White pattern on surface electrocardiogram, and Tachycardia group was consisting of 23 patients who had previous...
Endogenic Intoxication and Kidney
Yurieva Eleonora Alexandrovna, Vozdvizhenskaya Ekaterina Sergeevna, Kushnareva Maria Vasilievna and Novikova Natalia Nicolaevna
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 19, 2016
The following information about the endogenous intoxication in children (from 2 up to 17 y.o.) with nephrological diseases was presented. Endogenous intoxication as multisystemic pathological condition occurs as the result of action on the organism of toxic substances of endogenous or exogenous origin. It is characterized by the following: a) violation of the barrier function of the organism against toxins, b) violation of transport mechanisms of toxic substances to the organs of their transform...
Super Giant Coronary Aneurysm in an Algerian Boy with Kawasaki Disease
Houda Boudiaf, Manel Gherbi and Moussa Achir
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 22, 2016
The patient is a 5-year-old male with findings suggestive of Kawasaki disease. He was treated with intravenous gamma globulin (IVG) and oral aspirin. Because the fever persisted, he received additional IVG and intravenous methylprednisolone. Echocardiography showed diffuse dilatation of the right coronary artery (RCA; 13 mm) and proximal dilatation of the left main coronary artery (LMCA; 8 mm)....