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FDA clears first neonatal MRI device

July 21, 2017

The FDA recently granted 510(k) clearance to the first MRI device specifically designed for imaging the neonatal brain and head in the neonatal ICU.

“Although we can use traditional MRI scanners to image neonates, taking babies outside the NICU to MRI suites presents great challenges,” Vasum Peiris, MD, MPH, chief medical officer for pediatrics and special populations at the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in the release. “Having a system in the NICU enables safer imaging for this vulnerable patient population.”

In the Journals

Baby-led weaning results in less food fussiness with no difference in BMI

July 18, 2017
Although baby-led approaches to complementary feeding did not significantly affect whether an infant had an appropriate body mass index when compared with traditional…
In the Journals

Formula use in infants after birth varies by hospital, maternal interest

July 13, 2017
Although some hospitals in New York state have met the HealthyPeople 2020 goal to have less than 14.2% of neonates supplemented with formula, disparities exist across…
In the Journals

SUID, congenital defects rising among black neonates

July 11, 2017
Although rates of infant mortality have declined since 2005, this progress has not been upheld by black infants, with an increase noted between 2014 and 2015, according…
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Molecular Diagnostics and Newborns At Risk for Genital Herpes Simplex Virus

Pediatric Annals, May 2015, Volume 44 Issue 5
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in the newborn carries a high mortality rate and can result in lifelong neurologic…
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Issues in Neonatology

Keck USC School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

During residency, most trainees are exposed to neonatology as a practice confined to the four walls of the intensive…
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