Neonatology Update

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Most Recent Articles

Less Invasive Management of a Large Pneumatocele

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In this article, we review a case of a preterm infant with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a history of S. aureus pneumonia, and subsequent large pneumatocele, managed with a less typical treatment modality.

Research Q-and-A with Dr. Elizabeth Foglia

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Neonatal resuscitation is a high acuity, low occurrence event. Limited high-quality evidence informs neonatal resuscitation treatment recommendations.

Physician Spotlight: Krithika Lingappan

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Physician-scientist Krithika Lingappan, MD, PhD, MS, recently joined the Division of Neonatology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Research Finds RNAs in Sperm Influence Offspring Phenotype

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Research from the lab of Colin Conine, PhD, an investigator with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Division of Neonatology, has demonstrated that sperm RNAs can regulate embryonic gene expression after fertilization and that this regulation is important for embryo implantation and development.

Research Q-and-A with Nicolas Bamat

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In this Q-and-A, we delve into Dr. Bamat’s research on pharmacotherapies for severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (sBPD).

A Case for Patience

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This case study demonstrates why management of severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) requires a nuanced frame shift from acute care to a more chronic care model, as well as a lot of patience on the part of the provider and the parents.