Zhang X, Luo K, He X, Chen P. Association of vitamin D status at birth with pulmonary disease morbidity in very preterm infants. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Dec 17. doi: 10.1002/ppul.25233. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33331677.
Objective: We aimed to assess whether serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels at birth are associated with pulmonary disease morbidities in very preterm infants. Methods: This prospective cohort analysis included 93
Flannery DD, Jensen EA, Tomlinson LA, Yu Y, Ying GS, Binenbaum G; Postnatal Growth and ROP (G-ROP) Study Group. Poor postnatal weight growth is a late finding after sepsis in very preterm infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020 Nov 4:fetalneonatal-2020-320221. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-320221. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33148685.
Objective: To characterise the association between sepsis and postnatal weight growth when accounting for the degree of growth restriction present at birth. Design: Retrospective matched cohort study using data from the Postnatal
Buchiboyina AK, Yip CSA, Kohan R, Nathan EA, Shrestha D, Davis J, Wang X, Sharp M. Effect of cumulative dexamethasone dose in preterm infants on neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes: a Western Australia experience. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020 Jul 20:fetalneonatal-2020-319147. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319147. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32690582.
Objective: Comparing the long-term neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of lower and higher cumulative dexamethasone exposure in preterm infants ventilated for a minimum cumulative duration of 7 days. Design: A retrospective
Dassios T, Williams EE, Hickey A, Bunce C, Greenough A. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and postnatal growth following extremely preterm birth. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020 Dec 17:fetalneonatal-2020-320816. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2020-320816. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33334820.
Objectives: To report the current incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and to compare changes in weight and head circumference between infants who developed BPD and infants who did not. Design:
Weinreich DM, Sivapalasingam S, Norton T, Ali S, Gao H, Bhore R, Musser BJ, Soo Y, Rofail D, Im J, Perry C, Pan C, Hosain R, Mahmood A, Davis JD, Turner KC, Hooper AT, Hamilton JD, Baum A, Kyratsous CA, Kim Y, Cook A, Kampman W, Kohli A, Sachdeva Y, Graber X, Kowal B, DiCioccio T, Stahl N, Lipsich L, Braunstein N, Herman G, Yancopoulos GD; Trial Investigators. REGN-COV2, a Neutralizing Antibody Cocktail, in Outpatients with Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 Dec 17. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2035002. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33332778.
Background: Recent data suggest that complications and death from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) may be related to high viral loads. Methods: In this ongoing, double-blind, phase 1-3 trial involving nonhospitalized
van Paassen J, Vos JS, Hoekstra EM, Neumann KMI, Boot PC, Arbous SM. Corticosteroid use in COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis on clinical outcomes. Crit Care. 2020 Dec 14;24(1):696. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-03400-9. PMID: 33317589; PMCID: PMC7735177.
Background: In the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, there has been worldwide debate on the use of corticosteroids in COVID-19. In the recent RECOVERY trial, evaluating the effect of dexamethasone, a reduced
Shah S, Majmudar K, Stein A, Gupta N, Suppes S, Karamanis M, Capannari J, Sethi S, Patte C. Novel Use of Home Pulse Oximetry Monitoring in COVID-19 Patients Discharged From the Emergency Department Identifies Need for Hospitalization. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Aug;27(8):681-692. doi: 10.1111/acem.14053. Epub 2020 Jul 23. PMID: 32779828; PMCID: PMC7323027.
Objectives: Our objective was to evaluate patient-reported oxygen saturation (SpO2 ) using pulse oximetry as a home monitoring tool for patients with initially nonsevere COVID-19 to identify need for hospitalization.