January

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A Multimodal Treatment Approach Produces Excellent Outcomes in Pediatric Paget-Schroetter Syndrome

Anticoagulation and decompressive rib-resection surgery together allow young patients to return to normal activity, however the utility of thrombolysis for this condition remains unclear.

DNA Variations Associated With Prolonged Walking in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Genome-wide association study identifies two variants that may yield therapies for children with DMD.

Do All Cystic Fibrosis Modulators Improve Killing of Bacteria?

Treated immune cells function properly to kill more bacteria, depending on the treatment and the bacteria.

Rohan K. Henry, MD, MS

Growth Hormone Also Has Metabolic Benefits

Clinicians should consider the metabolic effects in their growth hormone-deficient patients.

John David Spencer, MD

Insulin Resistance Appears to Disrupt Natural Defense Against Urinary Tract Infections

Insulin receptor signaling provides a possible target to boost protection for patients with diabetes and prediabetes.

Marc Levitt

Minimizing Procedures and Length of Stay in a Pediatric Colorectal Center

A collaboration among colorectal surgeons, gynecologists, urologists and gastroenterologists reduces the burden of care.

Matthew Washam, MD

Should “Non-High Risk Patients” With Uncomplicated Influenza be Given Antivirals?

Matthew Washam, MD, MPH, an Infectious Diseases specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, answers this common question from primary care providers.

Christopher A. Iobst, MD

Simple Tip for Elbow Pinning: Adjust Your Wire Size

Research suggests swapping out wire sizes may solve the problem of k-wire bouncing in pediatric patients with oblique supracondylar humerus fractures.