- Shaken baby syndromeI Blumenthal
Royal Oldham Hospital, UK
Postgrad Med J 78:732-5. 2002..Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging is the most sensitive and specific method of confirming a shaking injury. Families of children with subdural haemorrhages should be thoroughly investigated by social welfare agencies...
- Periventricular leucomalacia: a reviewIvan Blumenthal
The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, UK
Eur J Pediatr 163:435-42. 2004..It is an ischaemia reperfusion injury of the white matter, free radicals being the final pathway to pre-oligodendrocyte destruction and impaired myelination. Contributory factors include hypotension, hypocarbia and infection...
- Vesicoureteric reflux and urinary tract infection in childrenI Blumenthal
The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH, United Kingdom
Postgrad Med J 82:31-5. 2006..Routine investigations are not required. Recurrent UTIs and a family history of VUR need further evaluation. There is also an urgent need to establish the long term value of prophylactic antibiotics in children with VUR...
- Vesicoureteric reflux in children--where next?Ivan Blumenthal
Lancet 365:570-1. 2005