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likely to encounter such handheld devices during their investigation process. The increasing size of storage, built-in cameras, and Internet-enable-ment of handheld devices make them a rich source of evidence. Apart from forensic investigators, system administrators as well as senior management in organizations should also beware that they cannot treat(More)
INTRODUCTION In mother-infant pairs experiencing breastfeeding difficulties, frenulotomy for tongue-tie may improve breastfeeding. We tested the hypothesis that those experiencing nipple pain are most likely to benefit from the procedure in a prospective cohort study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Mother-infant pairs attending a dedicated clinic for the(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE A diverting jejunostomy without bowel resection is an option for surgical management of extensive necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). We aimed to determine outcomes of infants who underwent this operation. METHODS We collected clinical and outcome data on infants undergoing a diverting jejunostomy with no bowel resection as a primary(More)
AIM E-selectin is an important mediator of leukocyte-endothelial adhesion. It is expressed on activated endothelium, and shed into the circulation in its soluble form. In babies with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), increased intestinal expression of E-selectin has been associated with multiple organ failure and an adverse outcome. The aim of this study was(More)
An association between necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and poor neurodevelopmental outcome is increasingly recognized. A progression of preexisting intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) or new IVH during an episode of NEC may be contributory. We investigated the incidence of IVH in infants with NEC. We performed an observational study of 105 infants with acute(More)
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