K A Kennedy

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Randomized trial of iron supplementation versus routine iron intake in VLBW infants
    Tiffany A Taylor
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e433-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the use of postnatal steroids
    K A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 25:397-405. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the evidence about therapies. What the clinician needs to know about statistics
    Kathleen A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, UT Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:205-15. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia and morbidity and mortality in extremely low birth weight infants
    L S Kao
    Department of Surgery, Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77026, USA
    J Perinatol 26:730-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Postnatal dexamethasone therapy and cerebral tissue volumes in extremely low birth weight infants
    Nehal A Parikh
    Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 119:265-72. 2007
  6. pmc Efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab for stage 3+ retinopathy of prematurity
    Helen A Mintz-Hittner
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:603-15. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas initiating enteral feedings in high risk infants: how can they be resolved?
    Jon E Tyson
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 31:61-73. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Training pediatric house staff in evidence-based ethics: an exploratory controlled trial
    T L Major-Kincade
    UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Pediatrics, Dallas, TX 77030-1503, USA
    J Perinatol 21:161-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduced lighting does not improve medical outcomes in very low birth weight infants
    K A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Pediatr 139:527-31. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding and using diagnostic tests
    Virginia A Moyer
    Department of Pediatrics, UT Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:189-204. 2003

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Randomized trial of iron supplementation versus routine iron intake in VLBW infants
    Tiffany A Taylor
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e433-8. 2013
    ..To determine if iron supplementation of 2 mg/kg per day, in addition to routine iron-fortified formula or mother's milk, increased the hematocrit (Hct) at 36 weeks' postmenstrual age (PMA)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the use of postnatal steroids
    K A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 25:397-405. 2001
    ..Whether these risks are justified is largely dependent on the relative value that a parent or caregiver would place on chronic lung disease as compared to the adverse neurologic sequelae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the evidence about therapies. What the clinician needs to know about statistics
    Kathleen A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, UT Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:205-15. 2003
    ..When clinical practice is based on observational studies, extreme caution must be exercised in concluding that associations imply a causal relationship between the treatment or exposure and the outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia and morbidity and mortality in extremely low birth weight infants
    L S Kao
    Department of Surgery, Lyndon Baines Johnson General Hospital, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77026, USA
    J Perinatol 26:730-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between hyperglycemia and mortality and late-onset infections (>72 h) in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Postnatal dexamethasone therapy and cerebral tissue volumes in extremely low birth weight infants
    Nehal A Parikh
    Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 119:265-72. 2007
    ..Our goal was to relate postnatal dexamethasone therapy in extremely low birth weight infants (birth weight of < or = 1000 g) to their total and regional brain volumes, as measured by volumetric MRI performed at term-equivalent age...
  6. pmc Efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab for stage 3+ retinopathy of prematurity
    Helen A Mintz-Hittner
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:603-15. 2011
    ..Case series in which patients were treated with vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors suggest that these agents may be useful in treating retinopathy of prematurity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas initiating enteral feedings in high risk infants: how can they be resolved?
    Jon E Tyson
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 31:61-73. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Training pediatric house staff in evidence-based ethics: an exploratory controlled trial
    T L Major-Kincade
    UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Pediatrics, Dallas, TX 77030-1503, USA
    J Perinatol 21:161-6. 2001
    ..3 vs. 2.4 criteria; p=0.05) or ethical issues considered in treatment recommendations for extremely premature infants (3.1 vs. 2.8 issues; p=0.35). CONCLUSION: Improved house staff training in evidence-based ethics is needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduced lighting does not improve medical outcomes in very low birth weight infants
    K A Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Pediatr 139:527-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This randomized trial of continuous light reduction in the first few weeks of life for very low birth weight infants showed no effect on medical outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding and using diagnostic tests
    Virginia A Moyer
    Department of Pediatrics, UT Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Suite 2 106, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:189-204. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint Randomized trial of sterile water by gavage drip in the fluid management of extremely low birth weight infants
    C D Stewart
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Perinatol 29:26-32. 2009
    ..To determine whether extremely low birth weight infants who receive enteral sterile water have a reduction in treated patent ductus arteriosus or death by 28 days compared to infants with routine management...
  12. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of percutaneous central venous lines versus peripheral intravenous lines
    D Wilson
    Memorial Hermann Children s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    J Perinatol 27:92-6. 2007
    ..To compare the occurrence of systemic infection or death in preterm infants with elective percutaneous central line (PCVL) placement versus peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV) placement...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide for premature infants with severe respiratory failure
    Krisa P Van Meurs
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:13-22. 2005
    ..We conducted a multicenter, randomized, blinded, controlled trial to determine whether inhaled nitric oxide reduced the rate of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in such infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A supplementation for extremely low birth weight infants: outcome at 18 to 22 months
    Namasivayam Ambalavanan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e249-54. 2005
    ..89). As with postnatal steroids or other interventions, it is important to ensure that there are no longer-term adverse effects that outweigh neonatal benefits...
  15. pmc Maternal age, multiple birth, and extremely low birth weight infants
    Betty R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Pediatr 154:498-503.e2. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of adverse neurodevelopmental outcome or death at 18 to 22 months among extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants born to mothers >or=4 0 years to the corresponding rates among infants of younger mothers...
  16. pmc Impact of timing of birth and resident duty-hour restrictions on outcomes for small preterm infants
    Edward F Bell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 126:222-31. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of three vitamin A dosing regimens in extremely-low-birth-weight infants
    Namasivayam Ambalavanan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Pediatr 142:656-61. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Sterile water gastric drip in extremely low birthweight premature infants: a randomized trial
    Clayton J Olney
    Pediatrix of Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:253-8. 2005
    ..52; 95% confidence interval, 0.30 to 0.90; p = 0.02). SWGD may provide an alternative means of safely administering free water to the ELBW infant. The observed reduction in treated PDA requires further investigation...