Pediatrics International

Cover image for Vol. 50 Issue 4

August 2008

Volume 50, Issue 4

Pages 419–609

  1. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Top of page
    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Are C-reactive protein and homocysteine cardiovascular risk factors in obese children and adolescents? (pages 419–423)

      Serap Semiz, 1 Simin Rota, 2 Özmert Özdemir, 3 Ayşegül Özdemir and 3 Bünyamin Kaptanoğlu 2

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02615.x

    2. Nutritional rickets and z scores for height in the United Arab Emirates: To D or not to D? (pages 424–428)

      Jaishen Rajah, Jamal A. Jubeh, Afrozul Haq, Amani Shalash and Howard Parsons

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02700.x

    3. Serum ghrelin levels in children with primary protein–energy malnutrition (pages 429–431)

      Sevin Altinkaynak, 1 Mukadder A. Selimoglu, 2 Vildan Ertekin and 3 Buket Kilicarslan 1

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02606.x

    4. Clinical assessment of Mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (pages 432–435)

      Megumi Yoshiyama, Shinji Kounami, Keiko Nakayama, Noriyuki Aoyagi and Norishige Yoshikawa

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02701.x

    5. Increased serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein is related to hypoxia and brain natriuretic peptide in congenital heart disease (pages 436–440)

      Hideshi Tomita, Motoki Takamuro, Wataru Soda, Kinya Hatakeyama and Hiroyuki Tsutsumi

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02581.x

    6. Risk factors for developing severe clinical course in HUS patients: a national survey in Japan (pages 441–446)

      Ichiro Kamioka, 1 Kunihiko Yoshiya, 2 Kenichi Satomura, 3 Hiroshi Kaito, 1 Teruo Fujita, 1 Kazumoto Iijima, 4 Koichi Nakanishi, 5 Norishige Yoshikawa, 5 Kandai Nozu, 1 Masafumi Matsuo and 1 members of the Japanese Society for Pediatric Nephrology

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02605.x

    7. Low-density lipoprotein oxidizability in children with chronic renal failure (pages 447–453)

      Lorenzo Iughetti, 1 Cristina Perugini, 2 Barbara Predieri, 1 Simona Madeo, 1 Giorgio Bellomo, 2 Sergio Bernasconi and 3 Fiorella Balli 1

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02614.x

    8. Monitoring of Epstein–Barr virus load and antibody in pediatric renal transplant patients (pages 454–458)

      Tetsuya Sato, 1 Mikiya Fujieda, 1 Eriko Tanaka, 2 Masakazu Miyamura, 2 Hiroko Chikamoto, 2 Masataka Hisano, 2 Yuko Akioka, 2 Yoshihito Ishiura, 1 Sumitaka Dohno, 1 Akihiko Maeda, 1 Motoshi Hattori and 2 Hiroshi Wakiguchi 1

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02579.x

    9. Risk of respiratory syncytial virus in survivors with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (pages 459–463)

      Kouji Masumoto, 1 Kouji Nagata, 1 Toru Uesugi, 1 Tomomi Yamada, 2 Tadamune Kinjo, 3 Shunji Hikino, 3 Toshiro Hara and 3 Tomoaki Taguchi 1

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02580.x

    10. Estimation of measles vaccine coverage needed to prevent transmission in schools (pages 464–468)

      Nobuo Mori, 1,2 Yasushi Ohkusa, 3 Takaaki Ohyama, 3 Keiko Tanaka-Taya, 3 Kiyosu Taniguchi, 3 John M. Kobayashi, 3 Mikio Doy and 4 Nobuhiko Okabe 3

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02592.x

    11. Haemophilus influenzae type b antibodies in vaccinated and non-vaccinated children (pages 469–473)

      Ahmet Arvas, 1 Emel Gur, 1 Hrisi Bahar, 2 Muzeyyen M. Torun, 2 Mehmet Demirci, 2 Mustafa Aslan and 2 Bekir Kocazeybek 2

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02591.x

    12. Relationship between SP1 polymorphism and osteoporosis in β-thalassemia major patients (pages 474–476)

      Ozlem Guzeloglu-Kayisli, 1 Zafer Cetin, 1 Ibrahim Keser, 1 Zeynep Ozturk, 2 Tiraje Tuncer, 3 Duran Canatan and 4 Guven Luleci 1

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02609.x

    13. Role of angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms in children with sepsis and septic shock (pages 477–480)

      Ozgur Cogulu, 1 Huseyin Onay, 1 Demet Uzunkaya, 2 Cumhur Gunduz, 3 Sacide Pehlivan, 4 Fadil Vardar, 1 Fusun Atlihan, 2 Cihangir Ozkinay and 5 Ferda Ozkinay 1

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02583.x

    14. Neonatal rat hypoxia–ischemia: Effect of the anti-oxidant mitoquinol, and S-PBN (pages 481–488)

      Catherine E. Hobbs, 1 Michael P. Murphy, 3 Robin A.J. Smith and 2 Dorothy E. Oorschot 1

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02705.x

    15. Effects of neonatal dexamethasone or methylprednisolone on rat growth and neurodevelopment (pages 489–494)

      Ilknur Kilic, 1 Erol Dagdeviren and 1 Ertugrul Kaya 2

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02588.x

    16. Internet survey of childhood asthma and use of inhaled therapy in the home in Japan (pages 495–499)

      Shigemi Yoshihara, 1 Takami Yoshida, 2 Fumitake Kurosaka, 3 Osamu Arisaka and 1 Kenshi Furusho 4

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02704.x

    17. Wheezing illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus and other agents (pages 500–505)

      Tetsuya Yasuno, Tsunehiro Shimizu, Yosuke Maeda, Atsuko Yamasaki, Eriko Amaya and Hidekazu Kawakatsu

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02702.x

    18. Wheezing due to rhinovirus infection in infancy: Bronchial hyperresponsiveness at school age (pages 506–510)

      Anne Kotaniemi-Syrjänen, 1 Tiina M. Reijonen, 1 Kaj Korhonen, 1 Matti Waris, 2 Raija Vainionpää and 2 Matti Korppi 1,3

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02620.x

    19. Four cases of arthritis associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection (pages 511–513)

      Kohji Azumagawa, 1,2 Yukiko Kambara, 2 Takuji Murata and 3 Hiroshi Tamai 3

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02622.x

    20. Drug-resistant pneumococci in children with acute lower respiratory infections in Vietnam (pages 514–518)

      Kiwao Watanabe, 1 Dang Duc Anh, 2 Phan Le Thanh Huong, 2 Nguyen Thu Nguyet, 3 Nguyen Thu Hien Anh, 2 Ngo Thi Thi, 3 Nguyen Tien Dung, 4 Doan Mai Phuong, 4 Olivia S. Rusizoka, 1 Tsuyoshi Nagatake, 1 Hiroshi Watanabe and 1, Kazunori Oishi 1,5

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02616.x

    21. Elevated serum soluble E-selectin levels in Korean children with measles (pages 519–522)

      Eun Y. Park, Jung Y. Shim, Deok S. Kim, Jae W. Shim, Hye L. Jung and Moon S. Park

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02706.x

    22. Complex regional pain syndromes in children and adolescents (pages 523–527)

      Ludmyla Kachko, 1,2 Rachel Efrat, 1,2 Shiri Ben Ami, 1,3 Masha Mukamel and 1,4 Jacob Katz 2

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02625.x

    23. Porphyrinuria in childhood autistic disorder is not associated with urinary creatinine deficiency (pages 528–532)

      Robert Nataf, 1 Corinne Skorupka, 2 Alain Lam, 1 Anthea Springbett and 3 Richard Lathe 4

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02621.x

    24. Differences of Munchausen syndrome by proxy according to predominant symptoms in Japan (pages 537–540)

      Takeo Fujiwara, Makiko Okuyama, Mari Kasahara and Ayako Nakamura

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02613.x

    25. Frequent methylprednisone pulse therapy is a risk factor for steroid cataracts in children (pages 541–545)

      Yasuhito Nerome, Hiroyuki Imanaka, Yukiko Nonaka, Syuji Takei and Yoshifumi Kawano

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02629.x

    26. Effects of bodyweight on health-related quality of life in school-aged children and adolescents (pages 552–556)

      Hirokazu Sato, 1,2 Nobue Nakamura and 3 Nozomu Sasaki 2

      Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02628.x

    27. Hypercholesterolemia in Thai primary school children: Relation to maternal and nutritional factors (pages 557–562)

      Uruwan Yamborisut, 1 Pongtorn Sungpuag and 2 Wanphen Wimonpeerapattana 3

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02707.x

    28. Birthweight, breast-feeding, parental weight and prevalence of obesity in schoolchildren aged 10–12 years, in Greece; the Physical Activity, Nutrition and Allergies in Children Examined in Athens (PANACEA) study (pages 563–568)

      Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, 1 Anastasios Papadimitriou, 2 Michael B. Anthracopoulos, 3 Maria Konstantinidou, 4 George Antonogeorgos, 4 Andrew Fretzayas and 4 Kostas N. Priftis 4

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02612.x

    29. Body mass index in male and female children with pervasive developmental disorders (pages 569–571)

      Svend E. Mouridsen, 1 Bente Rich and 2 Torben Isager 3

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02618.x

    30. Management and outcome in prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas (pages 576–580)

      Tadao Okada, 1 Fumiaki Sasaki, 1 Kazutoshi Cho, 2 Shouhei Honda, 3 Satsuki Naito, 3 Gentarou Hirokata and 3 Satoru Todo 3

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02703.x

  2. PATIENT REPORTS

    1. Top of page
    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Effects of Rikkunshi-to on infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, refractory to atropine (pages 581–583)

      Noboru Oyachi, Kunio Takano, Norio Hasuda, Hiroshi Arai, Kozo Koshizuka and Masahiko Matsumoto

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02682.x

    2. Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter meningitis in a 3-year-old boy treated with i.v. colistin (pages 584–585)

      Soo Y. Lee, 1 Jae W. Lee, 1 Dae C. Jeong, 1 Seung Y. Chung, 1 Dong S. Chung and 2 Jin H. Kang 1

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02677.x

    3. Immunohistochemistry: Additional armamentarium in the management of polyorchidism (pages 586–588)

      Arena Francesco, 1 Nicòtina P. Antonio, 2 Arena Salvatore, 1 Villari Daniela, 2 Zuccarello Biagio and 1 Romeo Giuseppe 1

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02675.x

    4. Fatal hemorrhagic pneumonia caused by human metapneumovirus in an immunocompetent child (pages 589–591)

      Alejandro F. Donoso, 1 José A. León, 1 Jorge F. Camacho, 1 Pablo I. Cruces and 1 Marcela Ferrés 2

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02673.x

    5. Effect of rotavirus on serum tacrolimus level in pediatric liver transplant recipients (pages 592–593)

      Gokhan Tumgor, 1,2 Cigdem Arikan, 1,2 Unal Aydin, 2 Murat Kilic and 2 Sema Aydogdu 1,2

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02697.x

    6. Mirror duplication of chromosome 21 with complete phenotype of Down syndrome (pages 597–599)

      Masanori Egashira, 1 Tatsuro Kondoh, 1 Hiroki Kawara, 2 Hideki Motomura, 1 Masato Tagawa, 1 Naoki Harada and 24 Hiroyuki Moriuchi 1

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02680.x

    7. Lumbo-costovertebral syndrome with diastematomyelia (pages 600–602)

      Emrah Şenel, 1 Tuğrul Tiryaki, 1 Halil Atayurt, 1 Ayşegül Cansu and 2 Tevfik Güç 3

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02676.x

    8. Urinary retention in a boy with terminal deletion of chromosome 10q at band 26.1 (pages 603–604)

      Osamu Motoyama, 1 Mika Tokuyama, 2 Naoki Uga and 3 Kikuo Iitaka 4

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02683.x

  3. LETTER TO THE EDITOR

    1. Top of page
    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
  4. RETRACTION

    1. Top of page
    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
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      Retraction (page 606)

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02709.x

      This article corrects:

      Environmental mercury exposure in children: South China's experience

      Vol. 46, Issue 6, 715–721, Article first published online: 22 DEC 2004

  5. ERRATUM

    1. Top of page
    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS
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      Erratum (page 607)

      Article first published online: 25 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2008.02708.x

      This article corrects:
  6. ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES
    3. PATIENT REPORTS
    4. LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    5. RETRACTION
    6. ERRATUM
    7. ANNOUNCEMENTS

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