Volume 73, Issue 3 (March 2013)


Editor’s Focus



Basic Science Investigation

Endothelin-1 impairs angiogenesis in vitro through Rho-kinase activation after chronic intrauterine pulmonary hypertension in fetal sheep FREE

Jason Gien, Nancy Tseng, Gregory Seedorf, Gates Roe and Steven H. Abman

Pediatr Res 73: 252-262; advance online publication, January 23, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.177

Effects of SOCS 1/3 gene silencing on the expression of C/EBPα and PPARγ during differentiation and maturation of rat preadipocytes FREE

Rui-Dan Zheng, Li-Hong Liao, Juan Ye, Cheng-Bin Wang, Jin-Zhi Gao, Yan-Qin Ying, Qin Ning and Xiao-Ping Luo

Pediatr Res 73: 263-267; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.190

Intestinal proteome changes during infant necrotizing enterocolitis FREE

Pingping Jiang, Birgitte Smith, Niels Qvist, Christian Nielsen, Jennifer Man-Fan Wan, Wai-Hung Sit, Tim Kåre Jensen, Hualin Wang and Per Torp Sangild

Pediatr Res 73: 268-276; advance online publication, January 16, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.182

Ovine uterine space restriction alters placental transferrin receptor and fetal iron status during late pregnancy FREE

Mary Y. Sun, Jason M. Habeck, Katie M. Meyer, Jill M. Koch, Jayanth Ramadoss, Sharon E. Blohowiak, Ronald R. Magness and Pamela J. Kling

Pediatr Res 73: 277-285; advance online publication, February 6, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.180

Sertraline exposure leads to small left heart syndrome in adult mice FREE

Sarah E. Haskell, Gregory M. Hermann, Benjamin E. Reinking, Kenneth A. Volk, Veronica A. Peotta, Vivian Zhu and Robert D. Roghair

Pediatr Res 73: 286-293; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.183

Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms induce lower complement activation in neonates as compared with adults FREE

Hildegunn N. Granslo, Claus Klingenberg, Elizabeth A. Fredheim, Ganesh Acharya, Tom Eirik Mollnes and Trond Flægstad

Pediatr Res 73: 294-300; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.193

Microglia activation in the extremely preterm human brain FREE

Veena Supramaniam, Regina Vontell, Latha Srinivasan, Josephine Wyatt-Ashmead, Henrik Hagberg and Mary Rutherford

Pediatr Res 73: 301-309; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.186

VEGF expression and microvascular responses to severe transient hypoxia in the fetal sheep brain FREE

Ana A. Baburamani, Margie Castillo-Melendez and David W. Walker

Pediatr Res 73: 310-316; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.191

Translational Investigation

Plasma topiramate concentrations resulting from doses associated with neuroprotection against white matter injury and stroke in two strains of rat pups FREE

Annie M. Clark, John T. Mondick, James C. Cloyd, Athena F. Zuppa, Yogendra H. Raol and Robert R. Clancy

Pediatr Res 73: 317-324; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.194

Magnetization transfer and diffusion imaging of acute axonal damage in the cerebral peduncle following hypoxia–ischemia in neonatal rats FREE

Ursula I. Tuor, Min Qiao, Melissa Morgunov, Emily Fullerton, Tadeusz Foniok and Adam Kirton

Pediatr Res 73: 325-331; advance online publication, January 16, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.178

Integrins α4 and αM, collagen1A1, and matrix metalloproteinase 7 are upregulated in acute Kawasaki disease vasculopathy FREE

Rebecca Reindel, Susan C. Baker, Kwang-Youn Kim, Carol A. Rowley, Stanford T. Shulman, Jan M. Orenstein, Elizabeth J. Perlman, Mark W. Lingen and Anne H. Rowley

Pediatr Res 73: 332-336; advance online publication, January 23, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.185

Hyperglycemia increases the risk of death in extremely preterm baboons FREE

Cynthia L. Blanco, Lisa L. McGill-Vargas, Donald McCurnin and Amy R. Quinn

Pediatr Res 73: 337-343; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.184

Amniotic lamellar body count and congenital diaphragmatic hernia in humans and in a rat model FREE

Yuriko Watanabe, Hiroyuki Tsuda, Tomomi Kotani, Seiji Sumigama, Yukio Mano, Masahiro Hayakawa, Yoshiaki Sato and Fumitaka Kikkawa

Pediatr Res 73: 344-348; advance online publication, January 23, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.187

Clinical Investigation

Lactate dehydrogenase as a marker of nasopharyngeal inflammatory injury during viral upper respiratory infection: implications for acute otitis media FREE

Linda C. Ede, James O’Brien, Tasnee Chonmaitree, Yimei Han and Janak A. Patel

Pediatr Res 73: 349-354; advance online publication, January 9, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.179

RT-PCR detection of respiratory pathogens in newborn children admitted to a neonatal medium care unit FREE

Patrick M. Smit, Suzanne M. Pronk, Jos C. Kaandorp, Olivier Weijer, Fanny N. Lauw, Paul H.M. Smits, Eric C.J. Claas, Jan W. Mulder, Jos H. Beijnen and Dees P.M. Brandjes

Pediatr Res 73: 355-361; advance online publication, January 16, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.176

Two-hit model of brain damage in the very preterm newborn: small for gestational age and postnatal systemic inflammation FREE

Alan Leviton, Raina N. Fichorova, T. Michael O’Shea, Karl Kuban, Nigel Paneth, Olaf Dammann and Elizabeth N. Allred ; for the ELGAN Study Investigators

Pediatr Res 73: 362-370; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.188

Population Study

The world’s tallest nation has stopped growing taller: the height of Dutch children from 1955 to 2009 FREE

Yvonne Schönbeck, Henk Talma, Paula van Dommelen, Boudewijn Bakker, Simone E. Buitendijk, Remy A. HiraSing and Stef van Buuren

Pediatr Res 73: 371-377; advance online publication, January 30, 2013; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.189



Latin American Society for Pediatric Research (LASPR) Selected Abstracts From the L Annual Meeting FREE

Pediatr Res 73: 378-380; doi:10.1038/pr.2012.181




Acknowledgments FREE

Pediatr Res 73: 381-384; doi:10.1038/pr.2013.13



Improved cerebral oxygen saturation and blood flow pulsatility with pulsatile perfusion during pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass FREE

Pediatr Res 73: 385; doi:10.1038/pr.2013.9