The short-term rates of neonatal and maternal complications following successful Kielland’s rotational forceps delivery are low and comparable with other forms of delivery, and lower than those seen with cesarean delivery, say UK investigators.
Parents are more interested in requesting acid-reducing medications for their children when symptoms of crying and excessive regurgitation are labelled as gastroesophageal reflux disease, researchers say.
Adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia are more likely to require high-risk chemotherapy than their pediatric counterparts, demonstrate results from a study using standardized diagnostic, risk assessment and treatment protocols.
Two children with relapsed and chemotherapy-refractory pre-B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia achieved complete remission after treatment with modified T cells, show study findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Acute poisoning events requiring hospital admission are fairly common in children under the age of 6 years, but are usually resolved quickly with no loss of life or significant period of illness, show results from a Finnish study.
Study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics suggest that high-risk preterm infants who develop grade 1 or 2 periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage have comparable neurodevelopmental outcomes to infants with no hemorrhage.