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Early neonatal mortality rate and the risk factors in Wangaya hospital
Background The first week of life of a neonate is a critical period. In Asia, early neonatal mortality rate remains high. Objective To investigate early neonatal mortality rate and the risk factorsExpand
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Correlation between Serum Level of Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 with Left Ventricular End-diastolic Volume in Children with Heart Failure
BACKGROUND: Left ventricular end-diastolic volume (LVEDV) on echocardiography is one of the tests performed on heart failure. This refers to the volume of the left ventricle at the end of theExpand
Diagnostic accuracy of septic markers for neonatal sepsis
Background Neonatal sepsis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. A positive blood culture is the gold standard for diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. The signs and symptoms suggesting neonatalExpand
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Effect of oral vitamin K prophylaxis on prothrombine time and activated partial thromboplastin time: a randomized controlled comparison with an intramuscular vitamin K in infants
Background Low plasma concentration of vitamin K in the newborn accounts for serious bleeding in the neonatal period and early infancy. The aim of prophylactic vitamin K is to prevent bleeding. OralExpand
Duodenal Atresia in a Newborn Baby
Duodenal atresia (DA) is thought to arise from failure to recanalize the lumen after the solid phase of intestinal development during the 4th and 5th week of gestation. A case of duodenal atresiaExpand
A Rare Case: Genetically Confirmed Newborn with Thanatophoric Dysplasia Type 1 (TD1)
Thanatophoric dysplasia (TD) is the most frequent sporadic lethal skeletal dysplasia with an incidence about 1 in 17.000–50.000 births. Diagnosis of TD can made at prenatal period by ultrasound andExpand
Perinatal  tuberculosis  (TB) was a very  rare  case.  Its  clinical manifestations  could mimic bacterialinfection. The clinical course was often fulminant and characterized by dissemination andExpand