Maria Pia De Carolis

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Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc The transition from intra to extra-uterine life in late preterm infant: a single-center study
    M P De Carolis
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Universitary Hospital A Gemelli, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 42:87. 2016
  2. pmc Individualized follow up programme and early discharge in term neonates
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A, Gemelli, 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:70. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Heat loss prevention in the delivery room in term and preterm infants
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 55:63-8. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Isolated cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: a rare case of neonatal antiphospholipid syndrome
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Indian Pediatr 49:411-2. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ibuprofen lysinate and sodium ibuprofen for prophylaxis of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
    M P De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Indian Pediatr 49:47-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Successful removal of catheter fragment from right atrium in a premature infant
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 166:617-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Peripheral blockade as treatment of arm ischaemia at birth
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1267-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Preterm small for gestational age infants are not at higher risk for parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr 156:575-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Is the prophylaxis of patent ductus arteriosus useful in extremely premature infants?
    Iliana Bersani
    Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 53:187-93. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Does Ibuprofen increase neonatal hyperbilirubinemia?
    Enrico Zecca
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital A Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 124:480-4. 2009

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Publications42

  1. pmc The transition from intra to extra-uterine life in late preterm infant: a single-center study
    M P De Carolis
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Universitary Hospital A Gemelli, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 42:87. 2016
    ..Aim of this paper is to examine risk factors for late preterm births and to investigate the complications of the transition period in late preterm infants (LPIs)...
  2. pmc Individualized follow up programme and early discharge in term neonates
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A, Gemelli, 8, Rome 00168, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:70. 2014
    ..We evaluated the safety of early discharge followed by an individualized Follow-up programme and the efficacy in promoting breastfeeding initiation and duration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heat loss prevention in the delivery room in term and preterm infants
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 55:63-8. 2013
    ..5% vs 70.7%; p<0.001). Additional interventions to prevent hypothermia and caregivers' training were effective in preventing hypothermia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Isolated cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: a rare case of neonatal antiphospholipid syndrome
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Indian Pediatr 49:411-2. 2012
    ..We recommend that in all cases of neonatal thrombosis, the couple mother-infant should be extensively tested for the presence of both acquired (aPL) and congenital thrombophilia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ibuprofen lysinate and sodium ibuprofen for prophylaxis of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates
    M P De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Indian Pediatr 49:47-9. 2012
    ..1% vs 50%; P=0.002) and surgical ligation significantly lower (8.2% vs 23.3%; P=0.005) in Group I. A smaller number of neonates of Group I vs Group II showed oliguria and hemorrhagic disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Successful removal of catheter fragment from right atrium in a premature infant
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 166:617-8. 2007
    ..A premature infant with rupture of percutaneous central catheter and subsequent migration of the fragment in the right atrium was reported. Umbilical venous catheterization was safely used to remove the fragment...
  7. doi request reprint Peripheral blockade as treatment of arm ischaemia at birth
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1267-9. 2010
    ..Limbs ischaemia represents a rare event during the neonatal period. The present paper reports an unusual case of precocious arm ischemia that occurred immediately after birth and successfully treated with a peripheral nerve blockade...
  8. doi request reprint Preterm small for gestational age infants are not at higher risk for parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr 156:575-9. 2010
    ..To assess if being small for gestational age impacts parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis (PNAC) development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is the prophylaxis of patent ductus arteriosus useful in extremely premature infants?
    Iliana Bersani
    Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 53:187-93. 2011
    ..05) and need for surgical ligation (38.8% vs 5.8%, p < 0.01). During the prophylaxis period, 11 neonates (5.5%) showed pulmonary hypertension. Considering risks/benefits, we recommend prophylaxis only in infants with GA < 26 weeks...
  10. doi request reprint Does Ibuprofen increase neonatal hyperbilirubinemia?
    Enrico Zecca
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital A Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 124:480-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether ibuprofen exposure was associated with increased hyperbilirubinemia in preterm infants...
  11. doi request reprint Atypical manifestations of congenital parvovirus B19 infection
    Immacolata Savarese
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 167:1463-6. 2008
    ..The first patient developed hydrops as consequence of myocarditis with involvement of sino-atrial node. The other had pleural effusion reactive to the hepatic localization of the virus...
  12. doi request reprint Severe hyperbilirubinemia in a glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient preterm neonate: could prematurity be the main responsible factor?
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Agostino Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:440-3. 2008
    ..In this patient, all known potential hemolytic agents were excluded and no findings of hemolysis were observed. The crucial role of prematurity in the pathogenesis of this type of jaundice is discussed...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of primary Sjogren's syndrome on pregnancy outcome: our series and review of the literature
    Sara De Carolis
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Autoimmun Rev 13:103-7. 2014
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  14. pmc Use of a combined SpO₂/PtcCO₂ sensor in the delivery room
    Serena Antonia Rubortone
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo Gemelli 8, I 00168 Rome, Italy
    Sensors (Basel) 12:10980-9. 2012
    ..Moreover, PtcCO(2) levels were less precise if compared to the conventional transcutaneous monitoring. However, PtcCO(2) measurement by TOSCA was useful as trend-monitoring after stabilization and during transport to NICU...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neonatal color Doppler US study: normal values of cerebral blood flow velocities in preterm infants in the first month of life
    Costantino Romagnoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ultrasound Med Biol 32:321-31. 2006
    ..Additionally, we can provide the median values, tenth and ninetieth percentiles of CBFV and DI, in the ACA and MCA in each GA group as reference normal values of CBFV and DI in preterm newborn...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is neonatal antiretroviral therapy a risk factor for NEC occurrence?
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital A Gemelli Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 52:108-10. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Visual function at 35 and 40 weeks' postmenstrual age in low-risk preterm infants
    Daniela Ricci
    Catholic University, Pediatric Neurology Unit, Largo Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 122:e1193-8. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Peripheral nerve blockade and neonatal limb ischemia: our experience and literature review
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    1Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 20:55-60. 2014
    ..Peripheral nerve blockade resulted in a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of neonatal vascular spasm and thrombosis. ..
  19. doi request reprint Nebulized iloprost and noninvasive respiratory support for impending hypoxaemic respiratory failure in formerly preterm infants: a case series
    Marco Piastra
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital A Gemelli, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:757-62. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Levosimendan in two neonates with ischemic heart failure and pulmonary hypertension
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Neonatal ICU, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy mpia decarolis rm unicatt it
    Neonatology 101:201-5. 2012
    ..During the neonatal period, levosimendan may represent an ideal drug for immature myocardium characterized by a higher calcium-dependent contractility than in adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Postoperative chylous ascites: increased scrotal volume as "alarm bell"
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 52:645-7. 2010
    ..The aim was to alert neonatologists and pediatric surgeons about the potential usefulness of this clinical sign as a precocious "alarm bell" for chylous ascites development...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a single dose of antenatal corticosteroids on morbidity and mortality of preterm infants
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:154-7. 2007
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an incomplete course of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) on neonatal morbidity and mortality of preterm infants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pulmonary candidiasis in preterm infants with a birth weight of less than 1250 g
    Simonetta Frezza
    Department of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 164:88-92. 2005
    ..3; 95%CI 2.44 to 284) and PPROM (OR =12.3; 95%CI 1.16 to 130) and, among postnatal data, the duration of ventilation (OR =1.54; 95%CI 1.01 to 2.34)...
  24. doi request reprint Tracheal agenesis without esophageal fistula: genetic, resuscitative, and pathological issues
    Daniele De Luca
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital A Gemelli Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e29-32. 2008
    ..Usefulness of uncommon resuscitative maneuvers is discussed: a promptly performed surgical tracheotomy is the only mean to ventilate such a baby...
  25. doi request reprint Neonatal outcome in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
    Sergio Ferrazzani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 87:445-9. 2011
    ..Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy account for increased perinatal morbidity and mortality when compared to uneventful gestations...
  26. pmc Fetal hypoxia secondary to severe maternal anemia as a causative link between blueberry muffin baby and erythroblastosis: a case report
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 10:155. 2016
    ..We report for the first time an unusual presentation of blueberry muffin lesions in a neonate born from a mother affected by severe anemia during pregnancy...
  27. pmc Different fetal-neonatal outcomes in siblings born to a mother with Graves-Basedow disease after total thyroidectomy: a case series
    Antonio Alberto Zuppa
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Med Case Rep 4:59. 2010
    ..We describe three different fetal or neonatal outcomes in the offspring of a mother who had persistent circulating thyrotropin receptor antibodies despite having undergone a total thyroidectomy several years before...
  28. doi request reprint Current evidence on the safety profile of NSAIDs for the treatment of PDA
    Costantino Romagnoli
    Department of Paediatrics and Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:10-3. 2011
    ..Considering the potential adverse effects of both these drugs, a careful monitoring during and after the treatment period is highly recommended...
  29. doi request reprint Maternal-neonatal vitamin K deficiency secondary to maternal biliopancreatic diversion
    Iliana Bersani
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 22:334-6. 2011
    ..We report a case of vitamin K deficiency, due to maternal biliopancreatic diversion, resulting in a symptomatic clinical presentation in the mother and in a hypocoagulable state in her neonate...
  30. doi request reprint An unusual complication of umbilical catheterisation
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 167:1467-9. 2008
    ..A search of the literature did not reveal any similar cases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Severe sepsis in a premature neonate: protein C replacement therapy
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatal Intensive Care, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Turk J Pediatr 50:405-8. 2008
    ..We report the case of a preterm neonate who developed severe sepsis on the 28th day of life, who was successfully treated with the inactivated form of protein C for a period of 96 hours...
  32. doi request reprint An evaluation of a new combined Spo2/PtcCO2 sensor in very low birth weight infants
    Serafina Lacerenza
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Hygiene, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Anesth Analg 107:125-9. 2008
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  33. doi request reprint T-cell polarization: Potential serological markers in preterm and term infants
    Simonetta Frezza
    Division of Neonatology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 101:69-71. 2016
    ..The immaturity of immune system characterizes newborn infants. Possible serological markers of Th1 and Th2 immune response are the lymphocyte activation gene-3 (CD223) and soluble CD30, respectively (sCD30)...
  34. doi request reprint Interleukin-22: biomarker of maternal and fetal inflammation?
    Iliana Bersani
    Department of Medical and Surgical Neonatology, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Immunol Res 61:4-10. 2015
    ..Therefore, IL-22 could be an important biomarker of inflammation in preeclampsia. ..
  35. doi request reprint Heterologous assisted reproduction and kernicterus: the unlucky coincidence reveals an ethical dilemma
    Daniele De Luca
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:219-22. 2008
    ..In our case a rarely fatal but widespread disease, together with the lack of knowledge about parental status led, in a fast succession of clinical events, to the unavoidable insurgence of kernicterus...
  36. ncbi request reprint Transumbilical embolization of hepatic arteriovenous malformation in a neonate with heart failure
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 165:807-9. 2006
    ..A newborn infant presented with severe heart failure due to a large hepatic arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Umbilical artery (UA) access was safely used for immediate diagnosis and for embolization...
  37. doi request reprint Severe subdural hemorrhage due to minimal prenatal trauma
    Marco Piastra
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Catholic University Medical School, A Gemelli Hospital, L go Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:543-6. 2009
    ..After birth, brain compression required a complex neurosurgical intervention because simple hematoma evacuation was not possible. The clinical and neurological outcome at 6 months was excellent, as confirmed by the neuroimaging findings...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hepatic hematoma in a neonate with a high level of alpha-fetoprotein
    Simonetta Costa
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Agostino Gemelli Catholic University Sacred Heart, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 167:591-3. 2008
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  39. doi request reprint Neonatal emergencies associated with cardiac rhabdomyomas: an 8-year experience
    Gabriella De Rosa
    Paediatric Cardiology, Catholic University, A Gemelli Hospital, Largo Gemelli 8, Rome, Italy
    Fetal Diagn Ther 29:169-77. 2011
    ..In all cases discovered through prenatal and/or neonatal life-threatening conditions, an accurate follow-up should always be performed to anticipate the development of tuberous sclerosis...
  40. doi request reprint Cardiac complications in preterm infants with percutaneous long lines: the importance of early diagnosis
    Francesca Paola Fusco
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Resuscitation 79:506-8. 2008
    ..We report three patients with pericardial effusion highlighting the importance of cardiac ultrasound monitoring to both early diagnosis and treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is there significant improvement in neonatal outcome after treating pPROM mothers with amnio-infusion?
    Maria Pia De Carolis
    Division of Neonatology, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Biol Neonate 86:222-9. 2004
    ..In fact, over 20 weeks, amnio-infusion treatment significantly reduces the risk of pulmonary hypoplasia even if normal lung development cannot be guaranteed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of intravenous ketorolac in the neonate and premature babies
    Patrizia Papacci
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:487-92. 2004
    ..Ketorolac is a powerful nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug widely used for pain control in children and adults. The aim of this study was to evaluate its safety and analgesic efficacy in the neonate...