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OBJECTIVE The effect of ghrelin on growth of the newborn has long been argued, but not fully clarified. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between ghrelin levels and growth parameters in the first 3 months of life. METHODS The study included 60 babies (27 girls and 33 boys) born at gestational ages between 38-42 weeks. The newborns(More)
A 2-year-old boy developed pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) during carbamazepine (CBZ) therapy. There was no history of prolonged or profuse bleeding after cuts or injury, and no bleeding from any sites of the body, petechiae, ecchymosis, or bruising. His family history of hematological disorders was negative. The child had been receiving CBZ therapy at a daily(More)
Hypoxic-ischemia (HI) is a widely used animal model to mimic the preterm or perinatal sublethal hypoxia, including hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. It causes diffuse neurodegeneration in the brain and results in mental retardation, hyperactivity, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and neuroendocrine disturbances. Herein, we examined acute and subacute correlations(More)
Thomas syndrome is a rare syndrome including Potter sequence, renal anomalies, heart defects, cleft palate with other oropharyngeal anomalies. Here, we report a newborn with Potter sequence, bilateral renal hypoplasia and cystic dysplasia, multiple cardiovascular malformations, long large ears, frontal bossing, small lips, partial simple toe syndactyly, and(More)
OBJECTIVE Jaundice is a problem in newborns. There are many maternal and infant-related factors affecting neonatal jaundice. The maternal pre-pregnancy weight, maternal body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain may have an effect on the newborn bilirubin levels. We research the effect of the maternal pre-pregnancy weight and gestational weight gain(More)
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