Ersida Buraniqi

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Mowat-Wilson syndrome is a recently delineated multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by a distinctive facial appearance in association with intellectual disability, microcephaly, agenesis of the corpus callosum, seizures, congenital heart disease, Hirschsprung disease, short stature, and genitourinary anomalies. We report a 2-year-10-month-old(More)
Multiple myeloma is a neoplastic plasma cell disorder. It is characterized by collections of abnormal plasma cells accumulating in the bone marrow, where they interfere with the production of normal blood cells. It usually presents as a multisystemic involvement, whose symptoms and signs vary greatly. Some patients have slowly progressive disease while(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with in-hospital mortality in neonates and children undergoing continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS We performed a retrospective observational study in patients from birth to 21 years of age who underwent clinically indicated cEEG in the ICU from 2011 to(More)
OBJECTIVE Characterize clinical and electroencephalography (EEG) characteristics of preterm neonates undergoing continuous EEG in the neonatal intensive care unit. METHODS Retrospective study of preterm neonates born less than 37 weeks' gestational age undergoing continuous EEG in the neonatal intensive care unit at Boston Children's Hospital over a(More)
Ketamine is an emerging therapy for pediatric refractory status epilepticus. The circumstances of its use, however, are understudied. The authors described pediatric refractory status epilepticus treated with ketamine from 2010 to 2014 at 45 centers using the Pediatric Hospital Inpatient System database. For comparison, they described children treated with(More)
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