D J Birnkrant

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Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The respiratory management of patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy: a DMD care considerations working group specialty article
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:739-48. 2010
  2. pmc Cardiac and pulmonary function variability in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: an initial report
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:1110-5. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation during gastrostomy tube placement in patients with severe duchenne muscular dystrophy: case reports and review of the literature
    D J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:188-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of transient tachypnea of the newborn and childhood asthma
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:978-84. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the laryngeal mask airway in patients with severe muscular dystrophy who require sedation or anesthesia
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1077-81. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory and related management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy undergoing anesthesia or sedation
    David J Birnkrant
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S242-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory and related management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy undergoing anesthesia or sedation
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, OH 44109 1900, USA
    Chest 132:1977-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Severe respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia associated with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Nazha Abughali
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:395-8. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Symptomatic nephrolithiasis in prolonged survivors of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Yana Shumyatcher
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:561-4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The assessment and management of the respiratory complications of pediatric neuromuscular diseases
    David J Birnkrant
    Pediatric Pulmonology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:301-8. 2002

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The respiratory management of patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy: a DMD care considerations working group specialty article
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:739-48. 2010
    ..This article is an expansion of the respiratory component of the multi-specialty article originally appearing in Lancet Neurology, comprising respiratory recommendations from the CDC Care Considerations project...
  2. pmc Cardiac and pulmonary function variability in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: an initial report
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:1110-5. 2010
    ..If confirmed by larger studies, these results have negative implications for the use of genetic testing to predict cardiopulmonary course and response to therapies in Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive ventilation during gastrostomy tube placement in patients with severe duchenne muscular dystrophy: case reports and review of the literature
    D J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:188-93. 2006
    ..We then review the literature and discuss the potential benefits, risks, and limitations of the above techniques and of other options for gastrostomy placement in people with severe muscular dystrophy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of transient tachypnea of the newborn and childhood asthma
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:978-84. 2006
    ..To determine if transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is independently associated with childhood asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the laryngeal mask airway in patients with severe muscular dystrophy who require sedation or anesthesia
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1077-81. 2006
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  6. doi request reprint The American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory and related management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy undergoing anesthesia or sedation
    David J Birnkrant
    MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S242-4. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the respiratory and related management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy undergoing anesthesia or sedation
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, OH 44109 1900, USA
    Chest 132:1977-86. 2007
    ..It is an up-to-date summary of medical literature regarding this topic and identifies areas in need of future research...
  8. ncbi request reprint Severe respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia associated with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection
    Nazha Abughali
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:395-8. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that immunosuppression due to EBV may have contributed to the severity of his RSV infection. The diagnosis of RSV infection was facilitated by bronchoalveolar lavage...
  9. doi request reprint Symptomatic nephrolithiasis in prolonged survivors of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Yana Shumyatcher
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:561-4. 2008
    ..5. On logistic regression analysis, the corrected odds ratio for nephrolithiasis comparing DMD patients to controls was 14.26. We conclude that, in our study group, DMD was an independent risk factor for symptomatic nephrolithiasis...
  10. ncbi request reprint The assessment and management of the respiratory complications of pediatric neuromuscular diseases
    David J Birnkrant
    Pediatric Pulmonology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:301-8. 2002
    ..Treatment options include methods of assisted cough and mechanical ventilation. This review emphasizes the use of noninvasive respiratory aids to optimize duration and quality of life in these potentially fatal diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of post-acute hospital episodes for young children requiring airway support
    Stephen M Haley
    Research Centre, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 10:241-7. 2007
    ..These outcomes data provide a multi-site baseline for understanding expected changes in airway support and home discharge rates of young children who are admitted to a post-acute inpatient program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Weaning children from mechanical ventilation in a post-acute care setting
    Jane E O'Brien
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:365-72. 2006
    ..Future clinical studies are needed to validate the suggested approach to ventilator weaning and to determine whether or not the weaning algorithm results in beneficial patient outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ventilator weaning outcomes in chronic respiratory failure in children
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:171-4. 2007
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