X-Linked Agamaglobulinemia (XLA) or Bruton`s disease is a subtype of primary humoral immunodeficiency. It is an uncommon disorder due to the defect of a gene encoding Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (Btk). T ...Read More
Fetal arrhythmias are rare in pregnancy. They can be diagnosed by
routine antenatal ultrasound and fetal echocardiography. Fetal
supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the most common among
tachyarr ...Read More
Neonatal sepsis has been defined as a clinical
syndrome with presence of systemic infection and
systemic inflammatory response syndrome in the
first 28 days of life. As recently estimated, 7% of
a ...Read More
Objective: Neonatal sepsis is a major cause of mortality throughout the
world and in Pakistan. To determine the epidemiology of neonatal
sepsis and test the feasibility of establishing a collaborati ...Read More
Objective: This study aims to determine the occurrence, severity and
association of thrombocytopenia in neonatal sepsis and to analyze its
utility as an important screening tool in neonatal sepsis.
Objective: To determine the frequency of positive C-reactive protein in
culture proven cases of neonatal sepsis.
Study Design: A descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pediat ...Read More
Objectives: This study was designed to find out the affects of
seasonal variation on neonatal bacteremia and antibiotic sensitivity
profile of isolated bacteria.
Study design: Cross sectional
Plac ...Read More
Objective: To determine the effect of inadequate weaning practices in
development of iron deficiency anemia in a developing country like
Study Design: Cross-sectional study.
Place and Du ...Read More
Objective: The objectives of the study were to determine the frequency
of intraventricular hemmorrahge (IVH) in preterm neonates and to find
out the short term outcome of IVH in preterm neonates.
S ...Read More
Objective: Evaluation of etiological spectrum and outcome of children
with acute hepatitis in a tertiary care hospital.
Study Design: Retrospective observational study.
Place and Duration of Study: ...Read More
Objective: The objective of the study was to explore maternal, fetal
and neonatal risk factors for preterm birth (PTB) in females with
parity > 1.
Study design: Case control study.
Place and durat ...Read More
Objectives: To assess the Nutritional status of pre-school and schoolgoing children of flood-affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa funded
by HEC Pakistan.
Study design: A well-structured and modified ...Read More
Objective: To determe causes of hospitalization and related factors
that can provide effective strategies and interventions in order to
provide human resources and medical services needed by this
s ...Read More
Hydatid disease is caused by genus Echinococcus and its transmission is through animals to human beings especially those who live in an endemic area. Pulmonary hydatid disease usually present with res ...Read More
Malaria is a disease that goes back to prehistoric times. The earliest evidence of malarial parasite is from mosquitoes preserved in amber beads that date back 30 million years'. Having most likely or ...Read More
Objective: To determine frequency of various clinical manifestations, complications, and outcomes in children hospitalized with measles.
Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectional.
Place and Duration ...Read More
Objective: To know the outcome of Snodgrass urethroplasdty in distal and mid penile hypospadias.
Study design: Prospective cohort study.
Place and duration of study: Department of pediatric and neon ...Read More
Objective: To determine the alterations of liver function tests (LFTs) and serum albumin levels in typhoid fever patients.
Study Design: Cross-sectional study
Place and duration of study: This study ...Read More
Objectives: To examine the role of child temperament as a moderator in between the relationship of parental perception and anger expression in children.
Study Design: Cross sectional research design. ...Read More
bjective: Objective of the current study was to find out the gender differences in subjective, objective burden and mental health problems among caregivers of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia and ...Read More
Objective: To assess the knowledge and attitudes of pediatric residents towards the diagnostic and treatment aspects of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Study and Design: A cross-sect ...Read More
Objective: The objective of this study was to identify different aspects of malnutrition in primary school children.
Study Design: Descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study.
Place and Duration of S ...Read More
Objective: To compare mean serum ferritin levels in children with first febrile seizure and febrile illness.
Study Design: Case control study
Place and Duration: Pediatric department of Benazir Bhut ...Read More
Objectives: To assess the clinical profile and outcome of complicated pneumonia requiring thoracostomy in pediatric age group.
Study Design: Descriptive study.
Place & Duration of Study: The study w ...Read More
Objectives: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in confirmed cases of malaria in children taking microscopy as gold standard.
Study Design: Cross-sectional study
Plac ...Read More
Objective: To determine the frequency of acute kidney injury (AKI) in neonates admitted to the NICU of Shifa International Hospital Islamabad.
Study Design: Descriptive case series.
Place and durati ...Read More
The symptoms of Kawasaki disease, an acute self-limited vasculitis of childhood, resemble those of group A streptococcal infection, including fever and lymphadenopathy. Although there are some reports ...Read More
As neonatal services and units improve and increase in Pakistan it is important that the practice is not only evidence based but also supported by local high-quality research that is reflected in clin ...Read More
Typhoid fever is a very common infection in our settings. It is transmitted by consumption of contaminated food or water especially in regions where poor sanitary facilities exist. Thus water supplies ...Read More
Objective of Study: To see why measles is still common in Larkana and its morbidity and mortality.
Study Design: Descriptive.
Place and duration of study: Pediatric Unit III Children Hospital Chandk ...Read More
Objective: The current study examined and compared reflective mood experiences of active smoker and non-smoker university students.
Study Design: Cross Sectional, survey.
Place and Duration of Study ...Read More
Frequency of Hypoglycemia in Severe Acute Malnutrition SAADIA KHAN
MUHAMMAD IMRAN IQBAL
Malnutrition is a major pediatric health issue globally and is a common cause of morbidity and mortality.
Hypoglycemia is a basic metabolic complication in pediatric patients which can be easily prev ...Read More
Background: Neonatal sepsis is a common cause of hospitalization of sick neonates. Selection of empirical antibiotic therapy is challenging, primarily due to non-availability of local antibiogram.
Ob ...Read More
Objective: To investigate the relationship of serum zinc status with scholastic performance of primary school students.
Study design: A cross-sectional study.
Place and Duration of study: This study ...Read More
Objective: Cancer related Knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) are important in determining the success of cancer treatment.
Study Designs: There is paucity of data in Pakistan so we designed a qu ...Read More
Objective: To explore various risk factors associated with childhood asthma and their impact on asthma control.
Study design: Descriptive cross-sectional study
Place and Duration of Study: The inpat ...Read More
Objective: To determine the association of non-isolated vomiting with the evidence of TBI on computed tomography scan (TBI-CT) in pediatric patients with minor blunt head trauma.
Study Design: A retr ...Read More
Thanatophoric dysplasia is a rare skeletal disorder caused by genetic
mutation. Its prognosis is poor as most of the deaths occur during fetal
or neonatal period. No cure is available. Reported here ...Read More
Neonatology is a rapidly advancing field of medicine in Pakistan with
many neonatal intensive care units opening throughout the country.
The challenging nature of this field of medicine in a resourc ...Read More
Asthma is one of the commonest noncommunicable disease of Children in Pakistan,
with a variably reported prevalence of about 8%-
20%. It is a heterogeneous disease resulting from
multiple genetic a ...Read More
Objective: To determine epidemiology of measles in children
presenting at Children’s Hospital and the Institute of Child Health,
Multan in 2018.
Study design: Descriptive study
Duration: Six month ...Read More
Objective: To identify the risk factors for birth trauma (BT) on head
and neck regions in neonates born in a secondary care hospital
Methods: The case-control study was conducted in the Memorial
Ch ...Read More
Objective: To determine the association between raised serum IgE
levels and bronchial asthma in children.
Study Design: Case Control Study.
Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at ...Read More
Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory illness in children aged between 4
months and 2 years. It is one of the most frequent cause of hospital visit
in winter season. Though it is a self-limiting vir ...Read More
Background: The incidence of autism increasing in the last decades.
Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the factors associated
with autism among children in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Methodo ...Read More
Objective: To determine the effect of locomotor training among
adolescent spastic cerebral palsy children after tendon of Achilles
Methods: A quasi-experimental study was conducted on 54 s ...Read More
Introduction: Wilms Tumor or Nephroblastoma is the common
malignant renal tumor of childhood. It represents 5% to 6% of
childhood cancers. We compared the different treatment modalities
adopted by ...Read More
Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency,
causes and outcome of neonatal patients admitted to special care
baby unit, Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH), Peshawar KPK from 1st
J ...Read More
Background: Umbilical granuloma is a benign abnormality commonly
seen in neonates. It becomes apparent after the umbilical cord sheds
off. Multiple treatment options are available to treat umbilical ...Read More