Diazoxide for hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia

A single-center randomized trial in small-for gestational age infants with a gestation of 32 weeks or greater who had hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia compared the effects of diazoxide with placebo. Infants treated with diazoxide had a lower:¬†median time to achieve hypoglycemia control…

Is a VCUG required after every neonatal UTI?

A retrospective three-center study of 126 NICU infants diagnosed with urinary tract infection (UTI) found that 60% of infants that underwent renal ultrasonography had abnormal renal ultrasound findings (hydronephrosis or pelvicaliectasis), with 12% having severe abnormalities. Vesico ureteric reflux (VUR)…