December 2019 Issue

CONTENTS

COMMENTARY
Algoman: Gearing up for the “Net Generation” and Era of Artificial Intelligence, One Step at a Time
Satish Deopujari, Ayush Shrivastava, Akruti Gore Joshi, Ashwin Meshram and Shashikant Chaudhary 1079
EDITORIAL COMMENTARIES
Intrapleural Fibrinolytic Therapy in Empyema Thoracis: where are we now,
and where do we go from here?
Joseph L. Mathew 1081
Can Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Risk of Recurrence of Pneumonia
in Under-Five Children?
B. Kiran Kumar and Rakesh Lodha 1083
Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia
Jagdish Chandra 1085
Use of Smartphone Applications in Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Rajni Sharma 1087
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
The Utility of CSF Xpert MTB/RIF in Diagnosis of Tubercular Meningitis in Children
Jyothy A., Vinod H. Ratageri, Shivanand Illalu, S. R. Fattepur and P. K. Wari 1089
Severe Dengue and Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in PICU
Deepanjan Bhattacharya, Suresh Kumar Angurana, Karthi Nallasamy, Rajalakshmi Iyer
and Muralidharan Jayashree 1094
Role of Intrapleural Urokinase in Empyema Thoracis
Devki Nandan, Sheetal Agarwal, Neha Bidhuri, Kavita Shrivastava, Pamali Nanda and Sandhya Lata 1099
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation in the Prevention of Recurrent Pneumonia
in Under-Five Children
Neha Singh, Dnyanesh Kamble and N. S. Mahantshetti 1105
Comparison of Therapeutic Efficacy of Ferrous Ascorbate and Iron Polymaltose Complex
in Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Prashant Patil, Prajit Geevarghese, Prabha Khaire, Trupti Joshi, Amol Suryawanshi,
Smita Mundada, Shilpa Pawar and Aziz Farookh 1112
Smartphone App as Motivational Intervention to Improve Glycemic Control
in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
Binay Kumar Pramanik, J. Jebashini Angelin, Vineeth John Mathai, Sarah Mathai, Sophy Korula
and Anna Simon 1118
Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in Indian Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Anil Chauhan, Manvi Singh, Nishant Jaiswal, Amit Agarwal, Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Meenu Singh 1124
SPECIAL ARTICLE
CRISPR-Cas9 Probing of Infectious Diseases and Genetic Disorders
Sivaprakash Ramalingam and Saravanabhavan Thangavel 1131

CLINICAL BRIEFS
Comparison of Nutrition Status as Assessed by Revised IAP 2015 Growth Charts
and CDC 2000 Growth Charts in Lower Socioeconomic Class School Children
Sarala Premkumar, Padmasani Venkatramanan, J. Dhivyalakshmi and T. Gayathri 1136
Longitudinal Growth of Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants at 5 Years
Jogender Kumar and Kanya Mukhopadhyay 1139
Predictors of Mortality in Children Admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
with Acute Gastroenteritis with Severe Dehydration
Man Singh, Jhuma Sankar, Arvind Kumar, U. Vijay Kumar, Rakesh Lodha and Sushil K. Kabra 1142
SCIENTIFIC LETTERS
Vitamin D Status in Children with Tuberculosis
Ira Shah, Drishti Tolani, Neha Bansal and Naman S. Shetty 1146
Positive Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis, What to do Next?
Prawin Kumar and Jagdish Prasad Goyal 1147
Lung Ultrasound for Detection of Pneumothorax in Neonates
Anup Thakur, Neelam Kler and Pankaj Garg 1148
Off-Label Medications in Pediatrics
Jeeson C. Unni and Ranjit Baby Joseph 1149
Goldenhar Syndrome with Imperforate Anus: New Association or Coincidence!
Indar Kumar Sharawat, Deepanjan Bhattacharya and Lokesh Saini 1150
Acute Abdomen in Kawasaki Disease
Natalia Velez-Tirado, Cecilia Ridaura-Sanz, Edna Venegas-Montoya, Selma Scheffler-Mendoza,
Rosalinda Camacho-Moreno, Francisco Otero-Mendoza, Francisco Antonio Medina-Vega,
Luis Martín Garrido-García, Francisco Rivas-Larrauri and Marco Antonio Yamazaki Nakashimada 1151
A Rare Lesion in Childhood: Gallbladder Tubular Adenoma
Fatma Demirbas¸, Gönül Çaltepe, Berat Dilek Demirel, Meltem Ceyhan Bilgici and Bilge Can Meydan 1153
Infantile Tremor Syndrome (ITS) Presenting as Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
Kiruthiga Sugumar, Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Maaz Ahmed and Sanjay K. Shivappa 1155
Unusual Cause of Stridor with Failure to Thrive
Jaya Madhava Reddy Chilukala, Rashmi Kullu, B. Vishnu Bhat and Satheesh Ponnarmeni 1156
A Novel Adverse Event of Nusinersen Treatment: Thrombocytosis
Nagehan Aslan, Dincer Yildizdas, Yasemin Coban, Ozden Ozgur Horoz, Gulen Gul Mert
and Neslihan Ozcan 1157
PICTURES OF THE MONTH
Pseudorheumatoid Arthropathy of Childhood: A Mimicker of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Narendra Bagri, Manisha Jana and Dulasi Durga Sundaram 1158
Bile Plug Syndrome Mimicking Choledochal Cyst
Soon Chul Kim 1160
A Rare Case of Multiple Intracranial Cysts
Ishan Kumar, Srishti Sharma, Zeeshan Siddiqui, Priyanka Aggarwal and Ashish Verma 1162
An Unexpected Cause of Transient Tetraplegia
Paolo Spinnato, Elio Renò, Marco Girolami, Silvia de Pasqua and Alessandro Gasbarrini 1164
CORRESPONDENCE
Prediction of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Using 1st Day Serum Bilirubin Levels: Correspondence
Rajendra Prasad Anne and Emine A Rahiman 1166
Author’s Reply
S. M. Spoorthi
Neonatal Acquired Methemoglobinemia – Can Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
be Implicated?: Correspondence
Jogender Kumar and Arushi Yadav 1167
Authors’ Reply
Sneha J Andrade, Anusha Raj K, Leslie Edward Lewis, Jayashree Purkayastha and Gaurav Aiyappa
Normative Data for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone for Screening of Congenital
Hypothyroidism: Correspondence
Siddhnath Sudhanshu 1169
Authors’ Reply
Seema Kapoor and Madhulika Kabra
Upper and Lower Body Segment Ratios from Birth to 18 years in Children from Western
Maharashtra: Correspondence
Vijaya Sarathi 1171
Authors’ Reply
Anuradha V. Khadilkar and Vaman Khadilkar
BOOK REVIEW
SAT Treatment Guidelines