Axel R Franz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Early feeding of fortified breast milk and in-hospital-growth in very premature infants: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Christoph Maas
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Tubingen, Calwerstr, 7, Tuebingen 72076, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 13:178. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intrauterine, early neonatal, and postdischarge growth and neurodevelopmental outcome at 5.4 years in extremely preterm infants after intensive neonatal nutritional support
    Axel R Franz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 123:e101-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental follow-up of very preterm infants after proactive treatment at a gestational age of > or = 23 weeks
    Jochen Steinmacher
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, and Institute of Biometrics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Pediatr 152:771-6, 776.e1-2. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Utility of salivary melatonin measurements in the assessment of the pineal physiology in newborn infants
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, D 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Clin Biochem 43:868-72. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased accuracy of pulse oximetry measurements during low perfusion caused by sepsis: Is the perfusion index of any value?
    Helmut D Hummler
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, University of Ulm, 89070 Ulm, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:1428-31. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of early versus late enteral iron supplementation in infants with a birth weight of less than 1301 grams: neurocognitive development at 5.3 years' corrected age
    Jochen Steinmacher
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 120:538-46. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Choline supply of preterm infants: assessment of dietary intake and pathophysiological considerations
    Wolfgang Bernhard
    Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Eberhard Karls University, Calwer Strasse 7, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 52:1269-78. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A pilot study of the pleth variability index as an indicator of volume-responsive hypotension in newborn infants during surgery
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    J Anesth 27:192-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipids indicate impaired fatty acid homeostasis in preterm infants
    Wolfgang Bernhard
    Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Eberhard Karls University, Calwer Straße 7, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 53:1533-47. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Gestational age-specific reference ranges of hepcidin in cord blood
    Laila Lorenz
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neonatology 106:133-9. 2014

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Publications25

  1. pmc Early feeding of fortified breast milk and in-hospital-growth in very premature infants: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Christoph Maas
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Tubingen, Calwerstr, 7, Tuebingen 72076, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 13:178. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the impact of the cumulative intake of fortified human milk on early postnatal growth in a cohort of very low birth weight infants after early transition to full enteral feeds...
  2. doi request reprint Intrauterine, early neonatal, and postdischarge growth and neurodevelopmental outcome at 5.4 years in extremely preterm infants after intensive neonatal nutritional support
    Axel R Franz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 123:e101-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether intrauterine, early neonatal, or postdischarge growth is associated with neurocognitive and motor-developmental outcome in extremely preterm infants...
  3. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental follow-up of very preterm infants after proactive treatment at a gestational age of > or = 23 weeks
    Jochen Steinmacher
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, and Institute of Biometrics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Pediatr 152:771-6, 776.e1-2. 2008
    ..To determine the long-term neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely preterm infants after offering life support to all infants > or = 23 weeks gestation ("pro-active management")...
  4. doi request reprint Utility of salivary melatonin measurements in the assessment of the pineal physiology in newborn infants
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, D 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Clin Biochem 43:868-72. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether salivary melatonin could be used as a reliable alternative to serum melatonin to study the pineal physiology in newborn infants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decreased accuracy of pulse oximetry measurements during low perfusion caused by sepsis: Is the perfusion index of any value?
    Helmut D Hummler
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, University of Ulm, 89070 Ulm, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:1428-31. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of early versus late enteral iron supplementation in infants with a birth weight of less than 1301 grams: neurocognitive development at 5.3 years' corrected age
    Jochen Steinmacher
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 120:538-46. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Choline supply of preterm infants: assessment of dietary intake and pathophysiological considerations
    Wolfgang Bernhard
    Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Eberhard Karls University, Calwer Strasse 7, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 52:1269-78. 2013
    ..While accepted as essential for fetal and neonatal development, its role in preterm infant nutrition has not yet gained much attention...
  8. doi request reprint A pilot study of the pleth variability index as an indicator of volume-responsive hypotension in newborn infants during surgery
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    J Anesth 27:192-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of pleth variability index (PVI) to predict fluid responsiveness in newborn infants during surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Plasma phospholipids indicate impaired fatty acid homeostasis in preterm infants
    Wolfgang Bernhard
    Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Eberhard Karls University, Calwer Straße 7, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 53:1533-47. 2014
    ..Specific DHA and ARA enrichment of lipoproteins is reflected by plasma phosphatidylcholine (PC) species, whereas plasma phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) composition reflects hepatic stores...
  10. doi request reprint Gestational age-specific reference ranges of hepcidin in cord blood
    Laila Lorenz
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neonatology 106:133-9. 2014
    ..Iron deficiency (ID) contributes to anaemia of prematurity, and hence the reliable assessment of iron nutrition status appears to be mandatory...
  11. doi request reprint Reticulocyte haemoglobin content as a marker of iron deficiency
    Laila Lorenz
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital of Tübingen, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 100:F198-202. 2015
    ..To evaluate reticulocyte haemoglobin content (CHr), compared with ferritin, transferrin saturation (TS) and mean corpuscular volume (MCV), as a marker of iron deficiency (ID)...
  12. doi request reprint Saliva as a valid alternative in monitoring melatonin concentrations in newborn infants
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Early Hum Dev 85:595-8. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Volume-controlled intermittent mandatory ventilation in preterm infants with hypoxemic episodes
    Helmut D Hummler
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulm, 89070, Ulm, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:577-84. 2006
    ..pressure-controlled SIMV reduces by at least 20% the time with hypoxemia (defined as SpO(2)<80%)...
  14. pmc Effect of different assumptions for brain water content on absolute measures of cerebral oxygenation determined by frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy in preterm infants: an observational study
    Anja Demel
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 14:206. 2014
    ..Most commercially available devices do not take these maturational changes into account. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different assumptions for BWC on parameters of cerebral oxygenation in preterm infants...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hydrolyzed protein accelerates feeding advancement in very low birth weight infants
    Walter A Mihatsch
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Ulm University, 89070 Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 110:1199-203. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether HPF improves early feeding tolerance compared with standard preterm infant formula (SPF). We hypothesized that HPF would accelerate early enteral feeding advancement...
  16. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of pulse oximetry readings in an animal model of low perfusion caused by emerging pneumonia and sepsis
    Helmut D Hummler
    Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, University of Ulm, 89070 Ulm, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 30:709-13. 2004
    ..To test the effects of low perfusion caused by emerging sepsis on the performance of two new pulse oximetry techniques: Masimo SET in comparison with Nellcor Oxismart XL...
  17. doi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis and postnatal management of meconium peritonitis
    Nadia Saleh
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Perinat Med 37:535-8. 2009
    ..Meconium peritonitis (MP) is a rare prenatal condition that leads to substantial neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  18. pmc Late-onset volvulus without malrotation in extremely preterm infants--a case-control-study
    Christoph Maas
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Calwerstr 7, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 14:287. 2014
    ..We aimed at elucidating potential risk factors for, and characteristic clinical signs of, volvulus without malrotation in preterm infants...
  19. doi request reprint Avoiding postnatal undernutrition of VLBW infants during neonatal intensive care: evidence and personal view in the absence of evidence
    Christoph Maas
    Department of Neonatology, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 100:F76-81. 2015
    ..This review will summarise data on how near-fetal postnatal weight gain in VLBW infants can be achieved and makes suggestions for early nutrition of VLBW infants. ..
  20. doi request reprint Hepcidin concentrations in serum and urine correlate with iron homeostasis in preterm infants
    Katharina F Müller
    Department of Neonatology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    J Pediatr 160:949-53.e2. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether hepcidin concentrations in serum (Hep((S))) and urine (Hep((U))) correlate with iron metabolism, erythropoiesis, and inflammation in preterm infants...
  21. doi request reprint Detection of astrovirus in premature infants with necrotizing enterocolitis
    Soyhan Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:347-50. 2008
    ..Although the etiology remains unknown, infectious agents could play a key role. The aim of this analysis was to examine the role of human astrovirus (HAstV) in infants with NEC...
  22. doi request reprint A review of cord blood concentrations of iron status parameters to define reference ranges for preterm infants
    Laila Lorenz
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neonatology 104:194-202. 2013
    ..Iron plays an essential role in various tissue functions, and hence the reliable assessment of iron nutrition status of preterm infants appears to be mandatory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measurement of interleukin 8 in combination with C-reactive protein reduced unnecessary antibiotic therapy in newborn infants: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial
    Axel R Franz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 114:1-8. 2004
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Congenital chylothorax: a prospective nationwide epidemiological study in Germany
    Anja Bialkowski
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital of Tübingen, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 100:F169-72. 2015
    ..Congenital chylothorax (CCT) is a rare disease of unknown aetiology. Treatment approaches vary; none has been evaluated prospectively...
  25. doi request reprint Correlation between skin, bone, and cerebrospinal fluid layer thickness and optical coefficients measured by multidistance frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy in term and preterm infants
    Anja Demel
    University Children s Hospital Tuebingen, Department of Neonatology, Calwerstr 7, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Biomed Opt 19:17004. 2014
    ..Layer thicknesses of skin, bone, and CSF in the range studied do not seem to affect cerebral oxygenation measurements by multidistance FD-NIRS significantly...