Shou-Yien Wu

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The authors analyzed Illinois vital records to determine the intergenerational birth weight patterns among the descendants of US-born and foreign-born White and African-American women. Among the descendants of the generation 1 US-born White women (n = 91,061), generation 3 females had a birth weight 65 g more than that of their generation 2 mothers (p <(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of young hospitalized premature (born < or =30 weeks' gestational age) infants to achieve serum levels of palivizumab that are protective against RSV infection. METHODS Palivizumab, 15 mg/kg per dose intramuscularly, was administered every 28 days to stable premature infants who were(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the intergenerational birth-weight patterns of the direct female descendants of Mexican-American women. DESIGN This is a population-based study. METHODS Stratified analyses were performed on a transgenerational dataset of 1956-1975 and 1989-1991 Illinois computerized vital records of Mexican-American infants. RESULTS Among the(More)
Background Neonatal Volkmann ischemic contracture in newborns is a devastating condition with lifelong consequences. Case Report We report a neonate born with necrotic skin lesions and bullae on right dorsal thenar aspect of hand, who subsequently developed compartment syndrome requiring fasciotomy. Review and Conclusion Necrotic skin lesions with/without(More)
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) continues to be the most common and most important complication in preterm infants with RDS. The incidence varies from 20 to 60 % in preterm infants whose weight are < 1500 gram. The presence of BPD is often associated with significant mortality and short term and long term morbidity, including growth failure and(More)
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