Debra E Weese-Mayer

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Affiliation: Children's Memorial Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: the genetic segue?
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:846-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): kindred disorders of autonomic regulation
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 164:38-48. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Autonomic dysregulation in young girls with Rett Syndrome during nighttime in-home recordings
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:1045-60. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Familial dysautonomia: frequent, prolonged and severe hypoxemia during wakefulness and sleep
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA corrected
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:251-60. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome from past to future: model for translational and transitional autonomic medicine
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:521-35. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: association with a promoter polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 117:268-74. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: analysis of genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development and identification of mutations in PHOX2b
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 123:267-78. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Variable human phenotype associated with novel deletions of the PHOX2B gene
    Lawrence J Jennings
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:153-61. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system dysregulation: breathing and heart rate perturbation during wakefulness in young girls with Rett syndrome
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 60:443-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: case-control frequency differences at genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 56:391-5. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: the genetic segue?
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:846-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): kindred disorders of autonomic regulation
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 164:38-48. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current understanding of the genetic basis for CCHS and SIDS, and discuss the impact of this information on clinical practice and future research directions...
  3. doi request reprint Autonomic dysregulation in young girls with Rett Syndrome during nighttime in-home recordings
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:1045-60. 2008
    ..This uncoupling may represent a mechanism that renders the girls with RS more vulnerable to sudden death...
  4. doi request reprint Familial dysautonomia: frequent, prolonged and severe hypoxemia during wakefulness and sleep
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA corrected
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:251-60. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the related repeated hypoxemia (and presumed related hypercarbia) may render individuals with FD more vulnerable to sudden death...
  5. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome from past to future: model for translational and transitional autonomic medicine
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:521-35. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: association with a promoter polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 117:268-74. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: analysis of genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development and identification of mutations in PHOX2b
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 123:267-78. 2003
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Variable human phenotype associated with novel deletions of the PHOX2B gene
    Lawrence J Jennings
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:153-61. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if PHOX2B exon or whole gene deletion/duplication would be identified in a subset of patients referred for PHOX2B testing...
  9. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system dysregulation: breathing and heart rate perturbation during wakefulness in young girls with Rett syndrome
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 60:443-9. 2006
    ..This dysregulation may offer insight into the mechanisms that render girls with RS more vulnerable to sudden death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: case-control frequency differences at genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 56:391-5. 2004
    ..These data represent further refinement of the genetic profile that might place an infant at risk for SIDS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of dermatoglyphics in PHOX2B-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Emily S Todd
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e408-14. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Association of the serotonin transporter gene with sudden infant death syndrome: a haplotype analysis
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 122:238-45. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Infant polysomnography: reliability and validity of infant arousal assessment
    David H Crowell
    Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii and Kapi olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:469-83. 2002
    ..Alternate evaluation based on concordance agreements supports reliance on infant EEG criteria for assessment. Results mandate additional confirmatory validation studies with specific training on infant EEG arousal assessment criteria...
  14. doi request reprint Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation: analysis of hypothalamic and autonomic candidate genes
    Casey M Rand
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Res 70:375-8. 2011
    ..This report provides evidence that variation of the HTR1A, OTP, and PACAP genes are not responsible for ROHHAD. These results represent a further step in the investigation of the genetic determinants of ROHHAD...
  15. doi request reprint Monozygotic twins discordant for ROHHAD phenotype
    Pallavi P Patwari
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 165, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e711-5. 2011
    ..These cases confound the hypothesis of a monogenic etiology for ROHHAD and indicate alternative etiologies including autoimmune or epigenetic phenomenon or a combination of genetic predisposition and acquired precipitant...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: rare mutation in the serotonin system FEV gene
    Casey M Rand
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:180-2. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: Case-control frequency differences in paired like homeobox (PHOX) 2B gene
    Casey M Rand
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1687-91. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: PHOX2B genotype determines risk for sudden death
    Jerome O Gronli
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:77-86. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that children with CCHS would have a relationship between PHOX2B genotype and two clinically applicable cardiovascular measures of ANSD: duration of longest r-r interval and longest corrected QT interval (QTc)...
  19. doi request reprint Germline mosaicism of PHOX2B mutation accounts for familial recurrence of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS)
    Casey M Rand
    Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 158:2297-301. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Pupillometry in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS): quantitative evidence of autonomic nervous system dysregulation
    Pallavi P Patwari
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Res 71:280-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that quantitative pupil measures, obtained using pupillometry, would vary between cases with CCHS and controls and within those with CCHS by PHOX2B genotype...
  21. pmc Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in preterm and term infants in the first six months of life
    Carl E Hunt
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toledo Health Sciences Center, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 159:377-383.e1. 2011
    ..To report longitudinal home recordings of hemoglobin O(2) saturation by pulse oximetry (Spo(2)) during unperturbed sleep in preterm and term infants...
  22. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: neurocognitive functioning in school age children
    Frank A Zelko
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:92-8. 2010
    ..Examine indices of neurocognitive functioning in children with PHOX2B mutation-confirmed neonatal onset congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) and relate them to indices of PHOX2B genotype, demographics, and disease severity...
  23. pmc Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and the PHOX2B gene: a model of respiratory and autonomic dysregulation
    Pallavi P Patwari
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 173:322-35. 2010
    ..The study of CCHS, with collaboration between physician-scientists and basic scientists, offers a rare opportunity to investigate control of breathing within the complex physiological network of the ANS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: PHOX2B mutations and phenotype
    Elizabeth M Berry-Kravis
    Department of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1139-44. 2006
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  25. doi request reprint Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and sudden infant death syndrome: disorders of autonomic regulation
    Casey M Rand
    Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 20:44-55. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current understanding of these autonomic disorders and discuss the influence of this information on clinical practice and future research directions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation presenting in childhood
    Diego Ize-Ludlow
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e179-88. 2007
    ..The goal was to characterize the phenotype and potential candidate genes responsible for the syndrome of late-onset central hypoventilation with hypothalamic dysfunction...
  27. doi request reprint HTR2A variation and sudden infant death syndrome: a case-control analysis
    Casey M Rand
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:58-61. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between SIDS risk and HTR2A variation...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of PHOX2B testing methods in the diagnosis of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and mosaic carriers
    Lawrence J Jennings
    Department of Pathology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Diagn Mol Pathol 19:224-31. 2010
    ..These results can help guide clinicians when choosing a CCHS/PHOX2B clinical diagnostic testing method and interpreting results...
  29. ncbi request reprint Facial phenotype in children and young adults with PHOX2B-determined congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: quantitative pattern of dysmorphology
    Emily S Todd
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Pediatr Res 59:39-45. 2006
    ..These results suggest a characteristic facial phenotype in children and young adults with CCHS, due to an expansion mutation in PHOX2B...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nicotine metabolizing genes GSTT1 and CYP1A1 in sudden infant death syndrome
    Casey M Rand
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1447-52. 2006
    ..A prospective study of SIDS cases with nicotine exposure history is necessary to resolve the relationship between nicotine metabolizing genes and SIDS...
  31. doi request reprint Respiratory and cardiovascular indicators of autonomic nervous system dysregulation in familial dysautonomia
    Michael S Carroll
    Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:682-91. 2012
    ..controls). These results suggest withdrawal of vagal, rather than sympathetic tone, as a cause for the sustained increase and dramatic lability in respiration and heart rates that characterize this disorder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Precursors of cardiorespiratory events in infants detected by home memory monitor
    Carl E Hunt
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toledo Health Sciences Center, Toledo, Ohio 43699, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:87-98. 2008
    ..Thus, conventional and extreme events do not occur de novo but rather are preceded by autonomic instability of the cardiorespiratory system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of arousal
    David H Crowell
    Department of Pediatrics, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kapi olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, Hawaii 96826, USA
    J Clin Neurophysiol 21:290-300. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Residual chemosensitivity to ventilatory challenges in genotyped congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Michael S Carroll
    Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 116:439-50. 2014
    ..Thus residual cardiorespiratory responses suggest partial preservation of central nervous system networks that could provide a fulcrum for potential pharmacological interventions. ..
  35. doi request reprint Genetic variation in the HTR1A gene and sudden infant death syndrome
    Megan E Morley
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:930-3. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of a sudden infant death syndrome risk reduction education program on risk factor compliance and information sources in primarily black urban communities
    Kenneth A Rasinski
    National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e347-54. 2003
    ..The continued racial disparity in SIDS is thought to be attributable to lack of compliance with SIDS risk reduction recommendations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: evaluation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor genomic DNA sequence variation
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med Genet 107:306-10. 2002
    ..Absence of this mutation in 40 controls confirmed that this mutation was likely not a common polymorphism. These data further support a genetic basis for CCHS, though mutations of BDNF are not consistent in this disorder...
  38. doi request reprint Carbon dioxide chemoreception and hypoventilation syndromes with autonomic dysregulation
    Michael S Carroll
    Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 108:979-88. 2010
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  39. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence use of a home cardiorespiratory monitor for infants: the collaborative home infant monitoring evaluation
    Jean M Silvestri
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush Medical College of Rush University, Rush Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:18-24. 2005
    ..As part of the Collaborative Home Infant Monitoring Evaluation, a home monitor was developed to record breathing, heart rate, other physiologic variables, and the time the monitor was used...
  40. ncbi request reprint In pursuit (and discovery) of a genetic basis for congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at Rush Children s Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 149:73-82. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint Sleep architecture in term and preterm infants beyond the neonatal period: the influence of gestational age, steroids, and ventilatory support
    Toke Hoppenbrouwers
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Neonatal Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Sleep 28:1428-36. 2005
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  42. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: another year of new hope but no cure
    Darius A Loghmanee
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 13:497-504. 2007
    ..This review evaluates and discusses original, recent research in this area...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: review of implicated genetic factors
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:771-88. 2007
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  44. ncbi request reprint Genetics of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: lessons from a seemingly orphan disease
    Debra E Weese-Mayer
    Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Rush Children s Hospital, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:16-21. 2004
  45. doi request reprint A triple threat: Down syndrome, congenital central hypoventilation syndrome, and Hirschsprung disease
    Kelly L Jones
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1382-4. 2012
    ..HSCR coexisting with CCHS is known as Haddad syndrome. This is the first reported case with co-occurrence of DS, CCHS, and HSCR...
  46. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: the next generation
    Jean M Silvestri
    Department of Pediatrics, Rush University, Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med Genet 112:46-50. 2002
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  47. ncbi request reprint An 8-month old infant discovered to be blue and not breathing during sleep
    Jean M Silvestri
    Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 3:91-2, 95. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Home monitoring during infancy: what is normal?
    Jean M Silvestri
    Rush Children s Hospital at Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, 456 Pavilion Building, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Paediatr Respir Rev 3:10-7. 2002
    ..Studies have been carried out in both hospital and home settings using different protocols and these are reviewed and assessed as a means of providing baseline data for home memory monitoring of infants...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms are associated with poorer cognitive function in 5-year-old children
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    Department of Medicine, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2394, USA
    J Pediatr 145:458-64. 2004
    ..To assess the relation of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) symptoms in children to neurocognitive function...
  50. ncbi request reprint 3' UTR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene and sudden infant death syndrome: haplotype analysis
    Brion S Maher
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1453-7. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in 5-year-old children are associated with sleepiness and problem behaviors
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2394, USA
    Pediatrics 112:870-7. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the prevalence of SDB symptoms in 5-year-old children and their relation to sleepiness and problem behaviors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pediatric autonomic disorders
    Felicia B Axelrod
    Dysautonomia Treatment and Evaluation Center, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Ave, Suite 9Q, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 118:309-21. 2006
    ..To illustrate further the breadth and complexities of autonomic dysfunction, some pediatric disorders are described, concentrating on those that present at birth or appear in early childhood...
  53. ncbi request reprint Nighttime child care: inadequate sudden infant death syndrome risk factor knowledge, practice, and policies
    Rachel Y Moon
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 111:795-9. 2003
    ..Recognizing that 20% of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) occurs in child care settings and that child care providers may place infants prone, it is important to determine sleep position practices in nighttime child care centers...