Wael A. Seliem

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Neonatal hypertension is an uncommon but important complication of intensive care management. The aims of this study were to identify in neonates with hypertension: antenatal and postnatal risk factors; aldosterone and renin levels; and report on outcome in early infancy. The study involved a retrospective review of neonates diagnosed with systemic(More)
The aim of this study was to assess myocardial performance of full-term infants with perinatal asphyxia using Doppler tissue imaging (DTI) and to correlate it with serum cardiac troponin T (cTnT) concentrations. Twenty-five asphyxiated and 20 nonasphyxiated term infants were investigated. Serum cTnT concentrations were measured between 12 and 24 h of life.(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to evaluate the hypothesis that use of heliox would result in improvement of gas exchange when used with high flow nasal cannula in infants with RSV acute bronchiolitis. METHODS All patients that met the inclusion criteria were randomized to either heliox (70:30) or air-oxygen mixture 30% via high flow nasal(More)
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