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Current Issue

January-April 2017| Vol 30| Issue 1

Original Article

Clinical and laboratory study of infants and children with Bartter syndrome attending Alexandria University Children’s Hospital (10 years experience)

Background Bartter syndrome (BS) is a group of inherited, salt-losing tubulopathies presenting as metabolic alkalosis with normotensive hyperreninemia and hyperaldosteronism. It is a consequenc...


Original Article

Role of brain-type natriuretic peptide in rapid diagnosis and prognosis of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Objective The diagnosis of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) can often be difficult to make, especially in a clinical setting in which pediatric echocardiography is not re...


Original Article

Prevalence and etiology of communication disorders in children attending Alexandria University Children’s Hospital, Egypt

Background Communication development in children usually follows a fairly predictable pattern, paralleling general cognitive development. Any problem in communication is likely to have a signif...


Original Article

A comparative study of the efficacy of using piracetam with iron therapy versus iron therapy alone in children with breath-holding spells

Background Breath-holding spells (BHS) are apparently frightening events occurring in otherwise healthy children. Generally, no medical treatment is recommended and parental reassurance is beli...


Original Article

Incidence of cardiac arrhythmia in children with dilated cardiomyopathy

Background To date, no study has accurately characterized the frequency of arrhythmia in children with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Recent studies have reported that children with DCM are at...


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The Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics is an international peer-reviewed journal belonging to Alexandria Society of Pediatrics and Alexandria University Pediatric Department and published by Wolters Kluwer Inc, on behalf of the owner since 2017.

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