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2012-2013 Publications

Articles

Brady K, Easley RB, Kibler K, Kaczka DW, Andropoulos DB, Fraser CD 3rd, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Adams GJ, Rhee CJ, Rusin CG. Positive end-expiratory pressure oscillation facilitates brain vascular reactivity monitoring. J Appl Physiol. 2012 Nov;113(9):1362-8.

De Jesus LC, Pappas A, Shankaran S, Kendrick D, Collaborator: Johnson YR, et al. Risk factors for post-neonatal intensive care unit discharge mortality among extremely low birth weight infants. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. J Pediatr 2012 Jul;161(1):70-4.e1-2.

Fucile S, McFarland DH, Gisel EG, Lau C. Oral and nonoral sensorimotor interventions facilitate suck-swallow-respiration functions and their coordination in preterm infants. Early Hum Dev 2012; 88:345-550 (2011 Sep 29 Epub ahead of print - doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2011.09.007).

Gandhi A, Guo T, Moorthy B, Ghose R. Chlorpromazine-induced hepatotoxicity during inflammation is mediated by TIRAP-dependent signaling pathway in mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2012; [Epub ahead of print].

Gandhi A, Moorthy B, Ghose R. Drug Disposition in Pathophysiological Conditions. Curr Drug Metab 2012; 13:1327-44.

Gandhi A, Shah P, Guo T, Moorthy B, Chow S-L. D, Hu M, Ghose R. CYP3A-dependent drug metabolism is reduced in bacterial inflammation in mice. Brit J Pharmacol 2012; 166:2176-87.

Gokulakrishnan G, Sosa HA, Fiorotto ML, et al. In utero glucocorticoid exposure reduces fetal skeletal muscle mass in rats independent of effects on maternal nutrition. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 May 15; 302 (10) R1143-52.

Harpavat S, Pammi M, Gilger M. Novel treatments for NEC: keeping IBD in mind. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2012; 14:373-9.

Hernández-García A, Brosens E, Zaveri HP, de Jong EM, Yu Z, Namwanje M, Mayle A, Fernandes CJ, et al. Contribution of LPP copy number and sequence changes to esophageal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula, and VACTERL association. Am J Med Genet A. 2012;158A:1785-7 [Epub May 25 ahead of print].

Kowalkowski M, Gould JB, Bose C, Petersen LA, Profit J*. Do practicing clinicians agree with expert ratings of neonatal intensive care quality measures? J Perinatol. 2012;[epub].

Lau C, Smith EO. Interventions for improving the oral feeding performance of preterm infants. Acta Paediatr 2012; 101: e269-e74 (DOI:10.1111/j.1651-2227.2012.02662.x).

Lau C. Is there an advantage for preterm infants to feed orally in an upright or sidelying position? Journal of Neonatal Nursing 2012 (Epub ahead of print - DOI:10.1016/j.jnn.2012.03.013).

Lau C, Geddes D, Mizuno K, Schaal B. The development of oral feeding skills in infants. Int J Pediatr, 2012; 2012:572341 (doi:10.1155/2012/572341).

Lau C, Fucile S, Gisel EG. Impact of nonnutritive oral motor oral stimulation and infant massage on oral feeding skills in preterm infants. J Neonatal Perinatol Med. In Press

Lazar DA, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Kim ES, Welty SE, et al. Venovenous cannulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using a bicaval dual-lumen catheter in neonates. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:430-4.

Lazar DA, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Welty SE, et al. The use of ECMO for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a decade of experience. J Surg Res. 2012;177:263-7.

Lazar DA, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Welty SE, Fernandes CJ, et al. The use of ECMO for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a decade of experience. Surg Res. 2012;177:263-7 [August 10 Epub ahead of print].

Lazar DA, Olutoye OO, Cass DL, Fernandes CJ, Welty SE, Johnson KE, et al. Outcomes of neonates requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for irreversible pulmonary dysplasia: the Extracorporeal Life Support Registry experience. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012;13:188-90.

L.L Harris, R. Krishnamurthy, L.P. Browne, D.L.S. Morales, E.M. Friedman: Left main bronchus obstruction after patent ductus arteriosus ligation: an unusual complication. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2012; 76: 1855-1856.

Lin Y, Yao Y, Liu S, Wang L, Moorthy B, Xiong D, Cheng T, Ding X, Gu J. Role of mammary epithelial and stromal P450 enzymes in the clearance and metabolic activation of 7, 12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene in mice. Toxicol Lett 2012; 212:97-105.

Mandy G, Malkar M, Welty SE, Brown R, Shepherd E, Gardner W, Moise A, Gest A. Tracheostomy placement in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Safety and outcomes. Pediatr Pulmonol. [May 2012 doi: 10.1002/ppul.22572 Epub ahead of print].

Mulkey SB, Yap VL, Swearingen CJ, Riggins MS, Kaiser JR, et al. Quantitative brain MRI in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatr Neurol 2012;47:101-08.

Nagamani SC, Campeau PM, Shchelochkov OA, Premkumar MH, et al. Nitric-oxide supplementation for treatment of long-term complications in argininosuccinic aciduria. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 May 4;90(5):836-46

Placencia FX, McCullough LB. Biopsychosocial risks of parental care for high-risk neonates: implications for evidence-based parental counseling. J Perinatol. 2012;32:381-6.

Premkumar MH, Carter BA, Hawthorne KM, et al. High Rates of Resolution of Cholestasis in Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Liver Disease with Fish Oil-Based Lipid Emulsion Monotherapy. J Pediatr. 2012 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print].

Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Safety Culture Varies Widely. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2012;97:F120-6.

Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a Tool for Benchmarking Safety Culture in the NICU. Arch Dis Child 2012;97:F127-32.

Profit J, Gould JB, Draper D, et al. Variations in definitions of mortality have little influence on NICU performance ratings. J Pediatr 2012. [Epub ahead of print].

Profit J, Gould JB, Pietz K, et al. Overall NICU Performance Cannot Be Inferred Based on Individual Measures of Care Quality. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;1-8. [Epub ahead of print].

Profit J, Woodard LD. Perils and Opportunities of Comparative Performance Measurement. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012;166:191-4.

Rhee, CJ, Kibler, KK, Easley, RB et al. Renovascular Reactivity Measured by Near-infrared Spectroscopy. J App Physiol. 2012 Jul;113(2):307-14.

Rhee, CJ, Sriram, S, Ionochev, A, et al. Acute hemodynamic effects of inhaled nitric oxide in premature infants with mild-to-moderate respiratory distress. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012 [Sep 18 Epub ahead of print].

Rogers LK, Young CM, Pennell ML, Tipple TE, Leonhart KL, Welty SE. Plasma lipid metabolites are associated with gestational age but not bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Acta Paediatr. 2012;101:e321-6.

Sen P, Gerychova R, Janku Petr, Jezova M, Valaskova I, Navarro C, Silva I, Langston, C, Welty S, Belmont J, Stankiewicz P. A familial case of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins supports paternal imprinting of FOXF1 in human. (2012) European Journal of Human Genetics doi:10.1038/ejhg.2012.171. PMID: 22990143.

Shankaran S, Barnes PD, Hintz SR, Laptook AR, Zaterka-Baxter KM, Collaborator: Johnson YR, et al. Brain injury following trial of hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2012 Nov;97(6):F398-404.

Shankaran S, Pappas A, McDonald SA, Vohr BR, Collaborator: Johnson YR, et al. Childhood outcomes after hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. N Engl J Med 2012 May 31;366(22):2085-92.

Shepherd EG, Knupp AM, Welty SE, Susey KM, Gardner WP, Gest AL. An interdisciplinary bronchopulmonary dysplasia program is associated with improved neurodevelopmental outcomes and fewer rehospitalizations. J Perinatol. 2012;32:33-8.

Szafranski P, Dharmadhikari A, Brosens E, Gurha P, Kolodziejska K, Ou Z, Dittwald P, Majewski T, Mohan K, Chen B, Person R, Tibboel D, de Klein A, Pinner J, Chopra M, Malcolm G, Peters G, Arbuckle S, Guiang S, Hustead V, Jessurun J, Hirsch R, Witte D, Maystadt I, Sebire N, Fisher R, Langston C, Sen P, Stankiewicz P. Small non-coding differentially-methylated copy-number variants including lncRNA genes cause a lethal lung developmental disorder (2012) Genome Research; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23034409.

Velten M, Britt RD Jr, Heyob KM, Welty SE, et al. Prenatal inflammation exacerbates hyperoxia-induced functional and structural changes in adult mice. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012;303:R279-90.

Weisman LE, Leeming AH, Kong L. Appropriate Antibiotic Therapy Improves Ureaplasma Sepsis in the neonatal Mouse. Pediatric Research 2012 72(5):502-6.

Woodard LD, Landrum CA, Urech TH, Profit J, et al. Differences in treatment intensification for glycemic and lipid control in diabetic patients with and without limited life expectancy. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;[epub].

Book Chapters

Adams JM. Blood gas and pulmonary function monitoring. In: Cloherty JP, Eichenwald EC, Hansen R and Stark AR (eds). Manual of Neonatal Care, Ed 7, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012 [page393-97].

Adams JM. Clinical features and management of apnea of prematurity. In: Rose BD (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, January 2012.

Adams JM and Stark AR. Management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia-II. In: Rose BD (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, June 2012.

Adams JM and Stark AR. Outcome of infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. In: Rose BD, (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, January 2012.Adams JM and Stark AR. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. In: Rose BD (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, August 2012.

Adams JM and Stark AR. Postnatal use of glucocorticoids in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. In: Rose BD (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, Dec 2012.

Adams JM and Stark AR. Prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia. In: Rose BD (ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, February 2012.

Arnold J. "Skeletal Dysplasias, Orthopedics," in Zitelli, B.J., McIntire, S. C., Nowalk, A.J.: Zitelli and Davis' Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis: Elsevier, Saunders, Philadelphia, edition 6, 2012.

Fernandes CJ. Air leak in the Newborn. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Fernandes CJ. Neonatal Resuscitation in the delivery room. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Fernandes CJ. Neonatal Thrombocytopenia. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Fernandes CJ. Oxygen therapy in neonatal resuscitation. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Fernandes CJ. Physiologic transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Guillory, C. Newborn Screening: Texas Healthy Steps Newborn Screening Module. In (Tuma L, ed) External Physician Subject Matter Expert for Texas Healthy Steps (THSteps) Online Provider Education. Austin, Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services, 2012.

Harris LL, Berretta M, Mack T, Placencia FX, Saldarriaga A, Taylor P, Thrasher-Cateni T. End of Life Care, Grief and Bereavement. In: Guidelines for Acute Care of the Neonate. 20th edition. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2009-2012, pp. 137-148.

Johnson KE. Overview of TORCH infections. In (Torchia, MM, ed) UpToDate, Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Johnson KE. Transient tachypnea of the newborn. In (Kim MS, ed) UpToDate, Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Johnson YR. Long-term neurodevelopmental outcome of premature infants. In (Kim MS, ed) UpToDate. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Johnson YR. Chapter 11: Multiple Births. In (Coherty JP, Eichenwald E, Hansen AR, Stark AR. eds.) Manual of Neonatal Care, 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Lau C. Chapter 29: Development of oral feeding skills in the preterm infant. In (Preedy VR, ed) The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease, Pt 3, New York, NY: Springer Publishing 2012; pp 499-512 (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1795-9_29).

Mandy GT. Large for gestational age infant. In (Kim MS, ed) UpToDate. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Mandy GT. Long-term complications of the premature infant. In (Kim MS, ed)UpToDate. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Mandy GT. Neonatal outcome, complications and management of multiple births. In (Kim, MS, ed) UpToDate. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Mandy GT. Short-term complications of the premature infant. In (Kim MS, ed)UpToDate. Waltham, MA,:Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Mandy GT. Small for gestational age infant. In (Kim MS, ed) UpToDate. Waltham, MA: Wolters Kluwer Health, 2012.

Pammi M. Guidelines for the Acute Care of the Neonate, 19th edition. Coauthor for Chapters on Infectious Diseases, Endocrinology and Hematology, 2012.

Premkumar M, Speer ME, Cabrera-Meza G, Fernandes CJ. "Genetics" in(Adams JM Jr, Abrams SA, Anderson DM, Fernandes CJ, Garcia-Prats JA, Gest A, Harris LL, Lee TC, McKee-Garrett TM, Premkumar M, Rhee CJ, Speer ME, Eds). Guidelines for the Acute Care of the Neonate. 2012-2013 20th Edition. Houston, TX: Newborn Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012.

Ravenscroft JL, Weisman LE. Nosocomial Viral Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Etiology, Epidemiology and Clinical Manifestations. UpToDate Pediatrics. Wellesley, MA; UpToDate Inc. 2012.

Riley LE, Fernandes CJ. Parvovirus B19 infection during pregnancy. In: Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Wellesley, MA, 2012.

Speer ME, Gardner J, Guillory C, Hair A, Harris L, Le K, Moore V, Placencia FX, Pammi M, Weisman LE. "Infectious Diseases" in (Adams JM Jr, Abrams SA,Anderson DM, Fernandes CJ, Garcia-Prats JA, Gest A, Harris LL, Lee TC,McKee-Garrett TM, Premkumar M, Rhee CJ, Speer ME, Eds). Guidelines for the Acute Care of the Neonate. 2012-2013 20th Edition. Houston, TX: Newborn Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012.

Speer ME, Gardner J, Guillory C, Hair A, Harris L, Le K, Moore V, Placencia FX, Pammi M, Weisman LE. "Medications" in (Adams JM Jr, Abrams SA,Anderson DM, Fernandes CJ, Garcia-Prats JA, Gest A, Harris LL, Lee TC,McKee-Garrett TM, Premkumar M, Rhee CJ, Speer ME, Eds). Guidelines for the Acute Care of the Neonate. 2012-2013 20th Edition. Houston, TX: Newborn Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012.

Speer ME, Lee T, Dinu D, Harris LL. "Surgery" in (Adams JM Jr, Abrams SA,Anderson DM, Fernandes CJ, Garcia-Prats JA, Gest A, Harris LL, Lee TC,McKee-Garrett TM, Premkumar M, Rhee CJ, Speer ME, Eds). Guidelines for the Acute Care of the Neonate. 2012-2013 20th Edition. Houston, TX: Newborn Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 2012.

Books

Weisman LE ed. Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. In: UpToDate Pediatrics. Wellesley, MA; UpToDate Inc., 2012.