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  • 1.   Adverse metabolic profiles in a cohort of obese Irish children

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the degree of obesity and glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and suspected non-alcoholic steatohepatosis in a pilot study of obese Irish children

    Ann Clin Biochem, Vol: 45 Page: 206-9 March 2008
    F. M. Finucane; L. Teong; S. Pittock; M. Fallon; M. Hatunic; C. Costigan; N. Murphy; V. E. Crowley; J. J. Nolan

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  • 2.   Are B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal-pro-BNP useful in neonates?

    This article discusses the evidence underpinning the potential benefits measuring of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal-pro-BNP (NTpBNP), natriuretic peptides, in neonatol cardiac screening

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 92 Page: F320-4 July 2007
    A. El-Khuffash; E. J. Molloy

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  • 3.   Cardiac troponin T and N-terminal-pro-B type natriuretic peptide reflect myocardial function in preterm infants

    This study examined the range of cTnT and NTpBNP in preterm infants, correlate NTpBNP and cTnT with echocardiographic markers of cardiac function and assess the influence of antenatal and postnatal factors on these biochemical markers

    J Perinatol, Vol: 28 Page: 482-6 July 2008
    A. El-Khuffash; P. G. Davis; K. Walsh; E. J. Molloy

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  • 4.   Clinical associations of autoantibodies to a p155/140 kDa doublet protein in juvenile dermatomyositis

    The aim of this study was to examine the clinical significance of anti-p155/140 autoantibodies in juvenile dermatomyositis

    Rheumatology (Oxford), Vol: 47 Page: 324-8 March 2008
    H. Gunawardena; L. R. Wedderburn; J. North; Z. Betteridge; J. Dunphy; H. Chinoy; J. E. Davidson; R. G. Cooper; N. J. McHugh

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  • 5.   Fetal cardiac troponin I in relation to intrapartum events and umbilical artery pH

    The aim of this study was to measure fetal cardiac troponin I in umbilical artery blood in relation to intrapartum events and umbilical artery pH

    Am J Perinatol, Vol: 21 Page: 147-52 April 2004
    F. McAuliffe; K. Mears; S. Fleming; H. Grimes; J. J. Morrison

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  • 6.   Glutathione S-transferase: a potential new marker of intestinal ischemia

    The aim of this study was to determine if Glutathione S-transferase levels correlated with histologic changes of intestinal ischemia in a controlled animal model of mesenteric intestinal ischemia

    J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 37 Page: 1543-8 November 2002
    S. Khurana; M. T. Corbally; F. Manning; T. Armenise; B. Kierce; C. Kilty

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  • 7.   Influence of a patent ductus arteriosus on cardiac troponin T levels in preterm infants

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of patent ductus arteriosus on the myocardium by measuring levels of cardiac troponin T (cTnT), as a marker of ischemic myocardial damage.

    J Pediatr, Vol: 153 Page: 350-3 September 2008
    A. F. El-Khuffash; E. J. Molloy

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  • 8.   N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide: a measure of significant patent ductus arteriosus

    This study examined the usefulness of plasma NT-proBNP in diagnosing haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (hsPDA) in neonates and examine some factors that might affect this

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 93 Page: F257-60 July 2008
    I. Farombi-Oghuvbu; T. Matthews; P. D. Mayne; H. Guerin; J. D. Corcoran

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  • 9.   Prediction of in-hospital mortality by brain natriuretic peptide levels and other independent variables in acutely ill patients with suspected heart disease

    This study examined the ability of 11 continuous and 22 categorical variables, including brain natriuretic peptide levels measured at the time of admission, to predict in-hospital mortality

    Can J Cardiol, Vol: 20 Page: 686-90 May 2004
    J. Kellett

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  • 10.   Serum albumin and mortality in very low birth weight infants

    This study examined serum albumin and mortality in very low birth weight infants

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 93 Page: F310-2 July 2008
    I. Morris; N. McCallion; A. El-Khuffash; E. J. Molloy

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  • 11.   Serum troponin in neonatal intensive care

    This article discusses the current established reference values - for cardiac troponins - in term and preterm infants and demonstrates their potential use in neonatology

    Neonatology, Vol: 94 Page: 1-7 2008
    A. F. El-Khuffash; E. J. Molloy

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  • 12.   Thyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement

    This aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in children and adolescents with DS and the feasibility of screening for hypothyroidism using capillary dried blood spot thyroid stimulating hormone from infancy

    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab, Vol: 21 Page: 155-63 February 2008
    J. Murphy; M. Philip; S. Macken; J. Meehan; E. Roche; P. D. Mayne; M. O'Regan; H. M. Hoey

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