Yanick Aujard

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Acyclovir is approved for the treatment of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infections in children by the intravenous and oral routes. However, its use by the oral route in children younger than 2 years of age is limited due to a lack of pharmacokinetic data. The objectives of the present study were to determine the typical(More)
Ilio-psoas abscess is rare in neonates and is usually treated by surgical drainage. We report two cases of ilio-psoas abscess in 15- and 21-day-old infants successfully treated by US-guided percutaneous drainage as a supplement to antibiotic therapy. Clinical improvement was observed within 24–48 h of drainage and subsequent imaging demonstrated resolution(More)
We performed 10-hour polysomnographic recordings in 15 neurologically normal and clinically stable 33- to 34-week postmenstrual age (PMA) neonates, 10 of whom had been treated >3 days with once-per-day oral caffeine citrate (5 mg/kg) given at approximately 2 PM. We analyzed (a) the usual sleep-wake variables, including wakefulness, active sleep, quiet(More)
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