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AIM To investigate the effect of anaesthetic agents on transcutaneous bilirubin levels during the first 24 h in neonates delivered by caesarean section. METHODS A total of 168 neonates delivered by caesarean section, during which sevoflurane was used for general anaesthesia (group A), bupivacaine for spinal anaesthesia (group B), levobupivacaine for(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of S. boulardii in diarrhea associated with commonly used antibiotics such as sulbactam-ampicillin (SAM) and azithromycin (AZT). Four hundred and sixty-six patients were assigned to four different groups as follows: group 1:117 patients receiving SAM alone; group 2:117 patients receiving SAM and S.(More)
Isoimmune hemolytic jaundice due to ABO and Rh blood group incompatibility is an important problem in the neonatal period. Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) treatment in isoimmune jaundice has been shown to be effective, but the response to treatment is variable. In this study, the effect of multiple doses IVIG therapy versus single dose MG therapy was(More)
Slow-healing wounds contain insufficient amounts of intrinsic collagenases to provide sufficient wound debridement, so that the use of products containing synergistic collagenases and proteases may be helpful. We report the successful use of collagenase clostridipeptidase A in two newborns, a premature infant with 3rd degree burns, and a term neonate with(More)
OBJECTIVES The University of Iowa Child Protection Program collaborated with Turkish professionals to develop a training program on child abuse and neglect during 2002-2006 with the goals of increasing professional awareness and number of multidisciplinary teams (MDT), regional collaborations, and assessed cases. This paper summarizes the 5-year outcome. (More)
The authors present a case of a 36-day-old infant with intracranial and intramuscular hemorrhage due to vitamin K deficiency bleeding, who received intramuscular vitamin K prophylaxis at birth. In this case, laboratory tests showed anemia, liver dysfunction with cholestasis, and coagulopathy, consistent with vitamin K deficiency abnormality. Serological(More)
Very early onset Toni-Debré-Fanconi Syndrome, a disorder of proximal renal tubules of the kidney which results in the increased urinary excretion of glucose, amino acids, uric acid, phosphate and bicarbonate, could be the manifestation of various inborn errors. Defects of oxidative phosphorylation are a heterogeneous group of disorders with various clinical(More)
Abstract Introduction Ammonia is an important chemical agent used in industry. Accidental inhalation of ammonia has resulted in upper airway and bronchoalveolar injury. If a large amount of ammonia is breathed, the agent can cause unconsciousness, shock and even death. Case In this article, we report a case of non-accidental poisoning in adolescence. The(More)