May

Read articles from the May 2019 issue of PediatricsOnline

Clinical Trial Open for Patients With Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

Researchers are investigating the safety and effectiveness of a new gene therapy product that replaces the defective β-sarcoglycan gene.

Addressing Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Primary Care

Primary care providers play an important role in recognizing the disorder and in providing a bridge to mental health care providers.

Molly C. Dienhart, MD

ARFI Supports Liver Fibrosis Scanning in Patients with Short Bowel Syndrome

The procedure accurately and noninvasively measures liver fibrosis, showing potential as a method to  monitor liver disease.

Fetal Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty for Critical Aortic Stenosis

Critical aortic stenosis in utero can lead to the formation of HLH. But, fetal balloon aortic valvuloplasty to correct the stenosis could prevent HLHS.

Stephen Lessnick, MD, PhD

Profile of a Cancer: Getting to Know Ewing Sarcoma

Understanding how to fight a deadly enemy requires knowledge of its back story, its habits, where it hangs out and how it behaves under pressure. Ewing sarcoma has been called in for questioning.

Brian Becknell, MD, PhD

Uroplakin Plaque Key to Protecting Kidney During Urinary Tract Obstruction

Plaque appears to help remodel urothelium, allowing kidney to hold excess urine without damage.