Volume 37, Issue 6 (June 2017)



Skin care practices in newborn nurseries and mother–baby units in Maryland

S Khalifian, W C Golden and B A Cohen

J Perinatol 37: 615-621; advance online publication, December 22, 2016; doi:10.1038/jp.2016.226



Beyond the avoidance of waste: the ethical imperative to focus on value in the NICU FREE

B H Arzuaga

J Perinatol 37: 622-623; advance online publication, , 0000; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.34


Journal Club

Antenatal Late Preterm Steroids (ALPS): are we ready to accept it?

S Kamatkar and A Jobe

J Perinatol 37: 624-625; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.25

The contributions of red blood cell transfusion and severe anemia in necrotizing enterocolitis: causes or confounders?

D D Flannery and E E Foglia

J Perinatol 37: 626-628; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.32


Original Articles

Maternal serum markers of lipid metabolism in relation to neonatal anthropometry FREE

N S Boghossian, P Mendola, A Liu, C Robledo and E H Yeung

J Perinatol 37: 629-635; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.22

Success of labor induction for pre-eclampsia at preterm and term gestational ages

C Roland, CR Warshak and EA DeFranco

J Perinatol 37: 636-640; advance online publication, March 30, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.31

Association of in utero magnesium exposure and spontaneous intestinal perforations in extremely low birth weight infants

L C Downey, C M Cotten, C P Hornik, M M Laughon, V N Tolia, R H Clark and P B Smith

J Perinatol 37: 641-644; advance online publication, January 26, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2016.274

Surfactant reduced the mortality of neonates with birth weight greater than or equal to1500g and hypoxemic respiratory failure: a survey from an emerging NICU network

H Wang, X Gao, C Liu, C Yan, X Lin, Y Dong and B Sun On behalf of Chinese Collaborative Study Group for Neonatal Respiratory Diseases

J Perinatol 37: 645-651; advance online publication, February 2, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2016.272

Patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants: to treat or not to treat? FREE

M A Mohamed, M El-Dib, S Alqahtani, K Alyami, A N Ibrahim and H Aly

J Perinatol 37: 652-657; advance online publication, February 16, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.4

Defining the limitations of transcutaneous bilirubin measurement in late preterm newborns

K L Fine, W A Carey, J A W Schuster, S C Bryant, W J Cook and B S Karon

J Perinatol 37: 658-661; advance online publication, February 16, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.8

Sudden versus gradual pressure wean from Nasal CPAP in preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial

S Amatya, M Macomber, A Bhutada, D Rastogi and S Rastogi for the Maimonides Neonatal Group

J Perinatol 37: 662-667; advance online publication, February 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.10

Inflammatory cytokine response and reduced heart rate variability in newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

T Al-Shargabi, R B Govindan, R Dave, M Metzler, Y Wang, A du Plessis and A N Massaro

J Perinatol 37: 668-672; advance online publication, March 2, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.15

Maternal/neonatal vitamin D deficiency: a new risk factor for necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants?

M Cetinkaya, T Erener-Ercan, T Kalayci-Oral, A Babayiğit, B Cebeci, S Y Semerci and G Buyukkale

J Perinatol 37: 673-678; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.18

The effect of therapeutic hypothermia on heart rate variability

Z A Vesoulis, R Rao, S B Trivedi and A M Mathur

J Perinatol 37: 679-683; advance online publication, April 6, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.42

Predictive value of amplitude-integrated EEG (aEEG) after rescue hypothermic neuroprotection for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy: a meta-analysis

M Chandrasekaran, B Chaban, P Montaldo and S Thayyil

J Perinatol 37: 684-689; advance online publication, March 2, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.14

Zinc protoporphyrin/heme ratio as parameter of iron status in moderately preterm infants: natural course and associations in the first 4 months FREE

C G de Waal, L Uijterschout, M Abbink, B Boersma, P Vos, W W Rövekamp, F Hudig, M D Akkermans, J B van Goudoever and F Brus

J Perinatol 37: 690-694; advance online publication, February 9, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.3

Essential fatty acid deficiency during parenteral soybean oil lipid minimization

K D Ernst

J Perinatol 37: 695-697; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.21

Counting unplanned extubations: marked variation among neonatologists

S Mbi Ndakor, M U Nelson and J M B Pinheiro on behalf of the Thruway Collaborative to Reduce Unplanned Extubations

J Perinatol 37: 698-701; advance online publication, February 2, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2016.273

Network analysis: a novel method for mapping neonatal acute transport patterns in California

S N Kunz, J A F Zupancic, J Rigdon, C S Phibbs, H C Lee, J B Gould, J Leskovec and J Profit

J Perinatol 37: 702-708; advance online publication, March 23, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.20

Dynamic outcome prediction in a socio-demographically diverse population-based cohort of extremely preterm neonates

M A Steurer, J Anderson, R J Baer, S Oltman, L S Franck, M Kuppermann, L Rand, K K Ryckman, J C Partridge, L L Jelliffe-Pawlowski and E E Rogers

J Perinatol 37: 709-715; advance online publication, February 16, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.9

Greater brain response to emotional expressions of their own children in mothers of preterm infants: an fMRI study

R Montirosso, F Arrigoni, E Casini, A Nordio, P De Carli, F Di Salle, S Moriconi, M Re, G Reni and R Borgatti

J Perinatol 37: 716-722; advance online publication, February 2, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.2

Inter-center variation in death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia

K Murthy, N F M Porta, J M Lagatta, I Zaniletti, W E Truog, T R Grover, L D Nelin and R C Savani on behalf of the Children's HospitalsNeonatal Consortium (CHNC)

J Perinatol 37: 723-727; advance online publication, February 9, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2016.277

Field testing of decision coaching with a decision aid for parents facing extreme prematurity

G P Moore, B Lemyre, T Daboval, S Ding, S Dunn, S Akiki, N Barrowman, A L Shephard and M L Lawson

J Perinatol 37: 728-734; advance online publication, March 30, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.29

Permission form synopses to improve parents’ understanding of research: a randomized trial

C T D’Angio, H Wang, J E Hunn, G S Pryhuber, P R Chess and S Lakshminrusimha

J Perinatol 37: 735-739; advance online publication, March 30, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.26

The quest for sustained multiple morbidity reduction in very low-birth-weight infants: the Antifragility project Open

J W Kaempf, N M Schmidt, S Rogers, C Novack, M Friant, L Wang and N Tipping

J Perinatol 37: 740-746; advance online publication, February 16, 2017; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.7



Response to “Frameworks are pretty on paper but often don’t fit reality” FREE

B Lemyre

J Perinatol 37: 747; doi:10.1038/jp.2017.47