• Neuro-inflammatory disease following SARS-CoV-2 infection in children

    5 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    To describe neurologic, radiologic and laboratory features in children with central nervous system inflammatory disease complicating SARS-CoV-2 infection.
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  • Prevalence and Time Course of Thiamine Deficiency in Critically Ill Children: A Multicenter, Prospective Cohort Study in Turkey

    Prevalence and Time Course of Thiamine Deficiency in Critically Ill Children: A Multicenter, Prospective Cohort Study in Turkey

    5 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    OBJECTIVES:
    To determine the prevalence and time course of thiamine deficiency in PICU patients.
    DESIGN:
    Multicenter, prospective, cohort study between May 2019 and November 2019.
    SETTING:
    Three university-based tertiary care, mixed medical-surgical PICUs in Ankara, Turkey.
    PATIENTS:
    PICU patients 1 month to 18 years old.
    INTERVENTIONS:
    None.
    MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS:
    We studied 476 patients and grouped them by TD status on days 1 and 3 of the PICU admission. There might be a risk of unintended bias since we excluded 386 patients because of the absence of consent, inadequate blood...
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  • Comparison of Laboratory and Hemodynamic Time Series Data Across Original, Alpha, and Delta Variants in Patients With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

    Comparison of Laboratory and Hemodynamic Time Series Data Across Original, Alpha, and Delta Variants in Patients With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

    5 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    To compare the clinical, laboratory, and hemodynamic parameters during hospitalization for patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children , across the Original/Alpha and the Delta variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection.
    Design:
    Retrospective cohort study.
    Setting:
    Single-center quaternary children's hospital.
    Patients:
    Children with MIS-C admitted from May 2020 to February 2021 and August 2021 to November 2021 .
    Measurements and Main Results:
    Continuous vital sign measurements, laboratory results, medications data, and hospital...
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