Department of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Peer-reviewed Publications

Maduekwe ET, Buczynksi BS, Yee M, Rangasamy T, Stevens TP, Lawrence BP, O’Reilly MA. 
Cumulative neonatal oxygen exposure predicts response of adult mice infected with influenza A virus.Pediatr Pulmonol, DOI 10.1002/ppul.23063.  March 2014.

Dardas M, Gill SR, Grier A, Pryhuber GS, Gill AL, Lee YH, Guillet R. 
The impact of postnatal antibiotics on the preterm intestinal microbiome.  Pediatr Res 2014 Aug;76(2) 150-8.

Gupta K, Amin S, Wang H.  Parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis in premature infants:  role of macronutrients.  JPEN (Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition).  Submitted, in review 6-2014.

Shah S, Misra R, Fowell D, Wang H, Scheible K, Katzman P, Misra S, Huyck H, Mariani T, Pryhuber G.  Preterm cord blood CD4+ T cell exhibit increased IL-6 production in chorioamnionitis and decreased T regulatory cells in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  Human Immunology Journal.  Submitted, in review 6-2014.

Buczynski BW, Maduekwe ET, O’Reilly MA. The role of hyperoxia in the pathogenesis of experimental BPD.
Semin Perinatol. 2013 Apr;37(2):69-78.

Gupta K, Amin S. Management of Neonatal Jaundice. Strong Peri-FACTS 2012;1008:1-10.

Gupta K, Amin S. Physiology of Neonatal Jaundice. Strong Peri-FACTS 2012;1006:1-12.

Hoffman C, Chess PR, Ben Saad T, Glantz C. Elective delivery before 39 weeks: The risk of infant admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Matern Child Health J 2012;16(5):1053-62.

Chess P, Nayrouz M. Prenatal glucocorticoid treatment and effect on lung development.
Strong Peri-FACTS 2012;978:1-6.

Alabsi S. Neonatal cardiac tamponade and pleural effusion resolved with chest tube placement.
Neonatal Network 2010;29(6):347-51.

Riccio J, Chess P. Management of the 23 to 26 week preterm infant.
Strong PeriFACTS 2010;902: 1-9.

Ben Saad T, Chess PR, Pegoli W, Katzman W. Evaluation and treatment of emphysema in a preterm infant.
Int J Pediatr Neonatol 2009;11(1).

Panthagani ID, Santos MC, D'Angio CT. Use of computer tomography to categorize the type of tracheal agenesis.
Pediatr Surg 2009;44(5):1044-6.

Thingvoll ES, Guillet R, Caserta M, Dicenzo R. Observational Trail of a 48-Hour Gentamicin Dosing Regimen Derived from Monte Carlo Simulations in Infant Born at Less than 28 weeks' Gestation.
J Pediatr 2008;153(4):530-4.

Alabsi SY, Phelps DL, Klionsky N. Unexpected course of left leg percutaneous silastic catheters.
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2006;91(4):F311-2.

El Hassan NO, Sorbero ME, Hall CB, Stevens TP, Dick AW. Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab in premature infants without chronic lung disease.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2006;160:1070-6.

Amin SB, Charafeddine L, Guillet R. Transient bilirubin encephalopathy and apnea of prematurity in 28-32 weeks gestational age infants.
J Perinatol 2005;25:386-90.

Thingvoll E. Newborn thrombocytopenia.
Strong Perifax 2005;Case No. 647.

Amin SB. Clinical assessment of bilirubin-induced neurotoxicity in premature infants.
Sem Perinatol 2004;28:340-7.

Bliss JM, Bigelow CE, Foster TH, Haidaris CG. Susceptibility of Candida species to photodynamic effects of photofrin.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2004,48:2000-6.

El Hassan N, Stevens TP, Gigliotti F, Hardy DJ, Cole CA, Sinkin RA. Vancomycin usage in central venous catheters in a neonatal intensive care unit.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2004;23:201-6.

Murray T, Woods J. Resuscitation of the Newborn.
Strong Perifax 2004;Case No. 620.

Amin SB, Orlando MS, Dalzell LE, Merle KS, Guillet R. Brainstem maturation after antenatal steroids exposure in premature infants as evaluated by auditory brainstem-evoked response.
J Perinatol 2003;23:307-311.

Amin SB, Laroia N, Sinkin RA, Kendig JW. Effect of dexamethasone therapy on serum vitamin E concentrations in premature infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
J Perinatol 2003;23(7):552-5.

Bliss JM, Sullivan MA, Malone J, Haidaris CG. Differentiation of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis by using recombinant human antibody single chain variable fragments specific for hyphae.
J Clin Microbiol 2003;41:1152-60.

Bliss JM, Wellington M, Gigliotti F. Antifungal pharmacotherapy for neonatal candidiasis.
Semin Perinatol 2003;27(5):365-74.

El Hassan NO, Stevens TP, Sorbero MES, Dick AW, Guillet R, Hall CB. Guidelines for palivizumab prophylaxis: are they based on an infant’s risk for hospitalization for respiratory syncytial viral disease?
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2003;22(11):939-43.

Hjort MR, Brenyo AJ, Finkelstein JN, Frampton MW, LoMonaco MB, Stewart JC, Johnston CJ, D'Angio CT. Alveolar epithelial cell-macrophage interactions affect oxygen-stimulated interleukin-8 release.
Inflammation 2003;27:137-45.

Mabanta CG, Pryhuber GS, Weinberg GA, Phelps DL. Erythromycin for the prevention of chronic lung disease in intubated preterm infants at risk for, or colonized or infected with Ureaplasma urealyticum.
Cochrane Database of Syst Rev 2003;4:CD003744.

Varughese R, Nayak JL, LoMonaco M, O’Reilly MA, Ryan RM, D’Angio CT. Effects of hyperoxia on tumor necrosis factor alpha and Gro-beta expression in newborn rabbit lungs.
Lung 2003;181:335-46.

Wellington M, Bliss JM, Haidaris CE. Enhanced phagocytosis of Candida species mediated by opsonization with a recombinant human antibody single-chain variable fragment.
Infect Immun 2003;71: 7228-31.

Woods J, Murray T. Assessment and Care of the Newborn.
Strong Perifax 2003;Case No. 561.

Bhatt AJ, Ryan RM. Pulmonary interstitial emphysema. May 29, 2002.

D'Angio CT, Basavegowda K, Avissar NE, Finkelstein JN, Sinkin RA. Comparison of tracheal aspirate and bronchoalveolar lavage specimens from premature infants.
Biol Neonate 2002;82:145-9.

D’Angio CT, Sinkin RA, Stevens TP, Landfish NK, Merzbach JL, Ryan RM, Phelps DL, Palumbo DR, Myers GJ. Longitudinal, fifteen-year follow-up of children born below 29 weeks’ gestation following introduction of surfactant therapy into a region: neurological, cognitive and educational outcomes. Pediatrics 2002;110(6):1094-102.

El Hassan NO, Dbaibo G, Diab K, Musallam S, Haidar R, Obeid M, Bitar F. Pseudomonas pericarditis in an immunocompetent newborn: unusual presentation with review of the literature.
J Infection 2002;44(1):49-51.

Kirmani KI, Lofthus GL, Pichichero ME, Voloshen T, D'Angio CT. Seven-year follow-up of vaccine response in extremely premature infants.
Pediatrics 2002;109:498-504.

Llanos AR, Moss ME, Pinzòn MC, Dye T, Sinkin RA, Kendig JW. Epidemiology of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis: a population-based study.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2002;16(4):342-9.

Maniscalco W, Watkins R, Pryhuber G, Bhatt A, Shea C, Huyck H. Angiogenic factors and alveolar vasculature: development and alterations by injury in very premature baboons.
Am J Physiol: Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2002;282(4):L811-23.

Uy IP, D'Angio CT, Menegus M, Guillet R. Changes in early-onset group B beta hemolytic streptococcus disease with changing recommendations for prophylaxis.
J Perinatol 2002;22:516-22.

Waheed S, D'Angio CT, Wagner CL, Madtes DK, Finkelstein JN, Paxhia A, Ryan RM. Transforming growth factor alpha (TGFα) is increased during hyperoxia and fibrosis.
Exp Lung Res 2002;28:361-72.

Amin SB, Ahlfors C, Orlando MS, Dalzell LE, Merle KS, Guillet R. Bilirubin and serial auditory brainstem responses in premature infants.
Pediatrics 2001;107:664-70.

Bhatt AJ, Pryhuber GS, Huyck HL, Watkins RH, Metlay LA, Maniscalco WM. Disrupted pulmonary vasculature and decreased VEGF, Flt-1 and TIE-2 in human infants dying with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001;164(10):1971-80.

El Hassan NO, Chess PR, Huysman MW, Merkus PJ, deJongste JC. Rescue use of DNase in critical lung atelectasis and mucus retention in premature neonates. Pediatrics 2001;108(2):468-71.

Haidaris CG, Malone J, Sherrill LA, Bliss JM, Gaspari AA, Insel RA, Sullivan MA. Recombinant human antibody single chain variable fragments reactive with Candida albicans surface antigens.
J Immunol Meth 2001;257:185-202.

Lee M-J, Conner EL, Charafeddine L, Woods JR, Del Priore G. A critical birth weight and other detrerminants of survival for infants with severe intrauterine growth restriction.
Annals NY Acad Sci 2001;943:326-39.

Amin SB, Merle KS, Orlando MS, Dalzell LE, Guillet R. Brainstem maturation in premature infants as a function of enteral feeding type.
Pediatrics 2000;106:318-22. (Reviewed in Yearbook of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine 2001; Fanaroff AA, Maisels MJ, Stevenson DK (eds); commentary by Shapiro S, pp. 125-6.)

Auten RL, Merzbach J, Myers G, Goldstein RF, Palumbo D. Neurodevelopmental and health outcomes in term infants treated with surfactant for severe respiratory failure.
J Perinatol 200;5:291-4.

Bhatt AJ, Amin SB, Watkins RH, Chess PR, Maniscalco WM. Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and Flk-1 in developing and glucocorticoid-treated mouse lung.
Pediatr Res 2000;47(5):606-13.

Stevens TP, Sinkin RA, Hall CB, Maniscalco WM, McConnochie KM. Risk of RSV-associated hospitalization and economic implications of RSV prophylaxis for premature infants born < 32 weeks gestation.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2000;154:55-61.

Uy IP, Pryhuber GS, Chess PR, Notter RH. Combined-modality therapy with inhaled nitric oxide and exogenous surfactant in term infants with acute respiratory failure.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2000;1:107-10.

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