October 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Shelley Caltharp, M.D., Ph.D., Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

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  • Horna P, Zhang L, Sotomayor EM, et al. Diagnostic immunophenotype of acute promyelocytic leukemia before and during early therapy with all-trans retinoic acid. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Oct;142(4):546-52. PMID: 25239423.
  • McElroy SJ, Castle SL, Bernard JK, et al. The ErbB4 ligand neuregulin-4 protects against experimental necrotizing enterocolitis. Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct;184(10):2768-78. PMID: 25216938.
  • Martin BA, Kerner JA, Hazard FK, et al. Evaluation of intestinal biopsies for pediatric enteropathy: A proposed immunohistochemical panel approach. Am Journal of Surg Path 2014 Oct;38(10):1387-95. PMID: 25188866.
  • Puls F, Niblett A, Marland G, et al. BCOR-CCNB3 (Ewing-like) sarcoma: A clinicopathologic analysis of 10 cases, in comparison with conventional Ewing sarcoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Oct;38(10):1307-18. PMID: 24805859.
  • Khoder A, Sarvaria A, Alsuliman A, et al. Regulatory B cells are enriched within the IgM memory and transitional subsets in healthy donors but are deficient in chronic GVHD. Blood. 2014 Sep 25;124(13):2034-45. PMID: 25051962.
  • Musselman JRB, Spector LG, Krailo MD, et al. The Children's Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN): Case catchment in the United States. Cancer. 2014 Oct;120(19):3007–15. PMID: 24889136.
  • Yamamoto S, Jaiswal M, Charng WL, et al. A Drosophila genetic resource of mutants to study mechanisms underlying human genetic diseases. Cell. 2014 Sept; 159(1):200–14. PMID: 25259927.
  • Miyoshi K, Kohashi K, Fushimi F, et al. Close correlation between CXCR4 and VEGF expression and frequent CXCR7 expression in rhabdomyosarcoma. Hum Pathol. 2014 Sept;45(9): 1900-9. PMID: 25086956.
  • Bestas B, Moreno PM, Blomberg KE, et al. Splice-correcting oligonucleotides restore BTK function in X-linked agammaglobulinemia model. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sept;124(9):4067–81. PMID: 25105368.
  • Payne F, Colnaghi R, Rocha N, et al. Hypomorphism in human NSMCE2 linked to primordial dwarfism and insulin resistance. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sept;124(9):4028-38. PMID: 25105364.
  • Richardson RJ, Hammond NL, Coulombe PA, et al. Periderm prevents pathological epithelial adhesions during embryogenesis. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sept;124(9):3891–900. PMID: 25133425.
  • Vo KT, Matthay KK, Neuhaus J, et al. Clinical, biologic, and prognostic differences on the basis of primary tumor site in neuroblastoma: A report from the international neuroblastoma risk group project. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct;32(28):3169-76. PMID: 25154816.
  • Ismayilov V, Aksoy DY, Sayinalp N, et al. Increased soluble selectins as a reflection of activated platelets and endothelium in Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Oct;36(7):410-1. PMID: 25000467.
  • Kolandijan NA, Wei C, Burke A, et al. Malignant melanoma in teenagers and young adults. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Oct;36(7):552-8. PMID: 25089601.
  • Wallenstein MB, Arain YH, Birnie KL, et al. Red blood cell transfusion is not associated with necrotizing enterocolitis: A review of consecutive transfusions in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit . J Pediatr. 2014 Oct;165(4):678-82. PMID: 25039042.
  • Chiu YC, Liao SF, Wu JF, et al. Factors affecting the natural decay of hepatitis B surface antigen in children with chronic hepatitis B virus infection during long-term follow-up J Pediatr. 2014 Oct;165(4):767-72. PMID: 25112693.
  • He X, Zhang L, Chen Y, et al. The G protein α subunit G α s is a tumor suppressor in Sonic hedgehog−driven medulloblastoma. Nature Medicine 20, 1035–1042 (2014) PMID: 25150496.
  • Wein N, Vulin A, Falzarano MS, et al. Translation from a DMD exon 5 IRES results in a functional dystrophin isoform that attenuates dystrophinopathy in humans and mice. Nat Med. 2014 Sep;20(9):992-1000. PMID: 25108525.
  • Madhi SA, Cutland CL, Kuwanda L, et al. Influenza vaccination of pregnant women and protection of their infants. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 4;371(10):918-31. PMID: 25184864.
  • Mengelbier LH, Bexell D, Sehic D, et al. Orthotopic Wilms tumor xenografts derived from cell lines reflect limited aspects of tumor morphology and clinical characteristics. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Nov;61(11):1949–54. PMID: 25044705.
  • Uijterschout L, Swinkels DW, Domellöf M, et al. Serum hepcidin measured by immunochemical and mass-spectrometric methods and their correlation with iron status indicators in healthy children aged 0.5–3 y. Pediatr Res. 2014 Oct;76(4):409-14. PMID: 25116229.
  • Ma X, Barboza LA, Siyahian A, et al. Tetralogy of Fallot: aorto-pulmonary collaterals and pulmonary arteries have distinctly different transcriptomes. Pediatr Res. 2014 Oct;76(4):341–6. PMID: 25000348.
  • Saeed S, Quintin J, Kerstens HH, et al. Epigenetic programming of monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation and trained innate immunity. Science. 2014 Sep 26;345(6204):1251086. PMID: 25258085.



September 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jefferson Terry, MD, PhD, FRCPC, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario.

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  • Williams AS, Hache KD. Recognition and discrimination of tissue-marking dye color by surgical pathologists: recommendations to avoid errors in margin assessment. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Sep;142(3):355-61. PMID: 25125626.
  • Yasir S, Gamez R, Jenkins S, et al. Significant histologic features differentiating cellular fibroadenoma from phyllodes tumor on core needle biopsy specimens. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Sep;142(3):362-9. PMID: 25125627.
  • Hollman-Hewgley D, Lazare M, Bordwell A, et al. A single slide multiplex assay for the evaluation of classical hodgkin lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Sep;38(9):1193-202. PMID: 24854113.
  • Arnold MA, Schoenfield L, Limketkai BN, Arnold CA. Diagnostic Pitfalls of Differentiating Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT) From Wilms Tumor (WT): Overlapping Morphologic and Immunohistochemical Features. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Sep;38(9):1220-6. PMID: 24832162.
  • Miyoshi K, Kohashi K, Fushimi F, et al. Close correlation between CXCR4 and VEGF expression and frequent CXCR7 expression in rhabdomyosarcoma. Hum Pathol. 2014 Sep;45(9):1900-9. PMID: 25086956.
  • Schaeffer DF, Walsh JC, Kirsch R, et al. Distinctive histopathologic phenotype in resection specimens from patients with Crohn's disease receiving anti-TNF- α therapy. Hum Pathol. 2014 Sep;45(9):1928-35. PMID: 25022570.
  • Cheson BD, Fisher RI, Barrington SF, et al. Recommendations for Initial Evaluation, Staging, and Response Assessment of Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: The Lugano Classification. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug 11. PMID: 25113753.
  • Schleiermacher G 1, Javanmardi N 2, Bernard V, et al. Emergence of New ALK Mutations at Relapse of Neuroblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Sep 1;32(25):2727-34. PMID: 25071110.
  • Zwerdling T, Won E, Shane L, Javahara R, Jaffe R . Langerhans cell sarcoma: case report and review of world literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Aug;36(6):419-25. PMID: 24942035.
  • Boussemart L, Malka-Mahieu H, Girault I, et al. eIF4F is a nexus of resistance to anti-BRAF and anti-MEK cancer therapies. Nature. 2014 Sep 4;513(7516):105-9. PMID: 25079330.
  • Wein N, Vulin A, Falzarano MS, et al. Translation from a DMD exon 5 IRES results in a functional dystrophin isoform that attenuates dystrophinopathy in humans and mice. Nat Med. 2014 Sep;20(9):992-1000. PMID: 25108525.
  • He X, Zhang L, Chen Y, et al. The G protein α subunit G α s is a tumor suppressor in Sonic hedgehog-driven medulloblastoma. Nat Med. 2014 Sep;20(9):1035-42. PMID: 25150496.
  • Meany HJ, London WB, Ambros PF, et al. Significance of clinical and biologic features in Stage 3 neuroblastoma: A report from the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;(61)11:1932-9. PMID: 25044743.
  • Leite FA, Lira RC, Fedatto PF, et al. Low expression of HLA-DRA, HLA-DPA1, and HLA-DPB1 is associated with poor prognosis in pediatric adrenocortical tumors (ACT). Pediatr Blood Cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;(61)11:1940-8. PMID: 25156210.
  • Cimino PJ, Agarwal A, Dehner LP . Myxopapillary ependymoma in children: A study of 11 cases and a comparison with the adult experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;(61)11:1969-71. PMID: 25066546.
  • Underwood MA, Arriola J, Gerber CW, et al. Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis in experimental necrotizing enterocolitis: alterations in inflammation, innate immune response, and the microbiota. Pediatr Res. 2014 Oct;76(4):326-33. PMID: 25000347.



August 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Gino Somers MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

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  • Mahe E, Hamid J, Terry J, et al. Frozen section of placental membranes and umbilical cord: an aid to early postpartum diagnosis of intra-amniotic infection. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Aug;142(2):202-8. PMID: 25015861.
  • Rudd RA, Marain LC, Crandall L. To hold or not to hold: medicolegal death investigation practices during unexpected child death investigations and the experiences of next of kin. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2014 Jun;35(2):132-9. PMID: 24781400.
  • Rodriguez FJ, Tihan T, Lin D, et al. Clinicopathologic features of pediatric oligodendrogliomas: a series of 50 patients. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Aug;38(8):1058-70. PMID: 24805856.
  • Pournazari P, Padmore RF, Kosari F, et al. B-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma: overexpression of nuclear DNA repair protein PARP-1 correlates with antiapoptotic protein Bcl-2 and complex chromosomal abnormalities. Hum Pathol. 2014 Aug;45(8):1582-7. PMID: 24856976.
  • Xing D, Qasem SA, Owusu K, et al. Changing prognostic factors in osteosarcoma: analysis of 381 cases from two institutions. Hum Pathol. 2014 Aug;45(8):1688-96. PMID: 24931466.
  • Nakaya T, Morita K, Kurata A, et al. Multifocal kaposiform hemangioendothelioma in multiple visceral organs: an autopsy of 9-day-old female baby. Hum Pathol. 2014 Aug;45(8):1773-7. PMID: 24931465.
  • Haberman Y, Tickle TL, Dexheimer PJ, et al. Pediatric Crohn disease patients exhibit specific ileal transcriptome and microbiome signature. J Clin Invest. 2014 Aug 1;124(8):3617-3633. PMID: 25003194.
  • Bhatla T, Jones CL, Meyer JA, et al. The biology of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia: opportunities for therapeutic interventions. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Aug;36(6):413-8. PMID: 24942023.
  • Sullivan EM, Wilson MW, Billups CA, et al. Pathologic Risk-based Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Unilateral Retinoblastoma Following Enucleation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Aug;36(6):e335-40. PMID: 24577551.
  • Koga H, Makimura M, Tanaka H, Sumioki H. Placental mesenchymal dysplasia and fetal hematologic disorder. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Aug;36(6):e389-91. PMID: 23799527.
  • Guo H, Zhu P, Yan L, et al. The DNA methylation landscape of human early embryos. Nature. 2014 Jul 31;511(7511):606-10. PMID: 25079557.
  • Tannour-Louet M, Han S, Louet JF, et al. Increased gene copy number of VAMP7 disrupts human male urogenital development through altered estrogen action. Nat Med. 2014 Jul;20(7):715-24. PMID: 24880616.
  • Ludwig LS, Gazda HT, Eng JC, et al. Altered translation of GATA1 in Diamond-Blackfan anemia. Nat Med. 2014 Jul;20(7):748-53. PMID: 24952648.
  • Pai SY, Logan BR, Griffith LM, et al. Transplantation outcomes for severe combined immunodeficiency, 2000-2009. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 31;371(5):434-46. PMID: 25075835.
  • Vassal G, Fitzgerald E, Schrappe M, et al. Challenges for children and adolescents with cancer in Europe: The SIOP-Europe agenda. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1551-7. PMID: 24706509.
  • Gorlick S, Barkauskas DA, Krailo M, et al. HER-2 expression is not prognostic in osteosarcoma; a Children's Oncology Group prospective biology study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1558-64. PMID: 24753182.
  • Monsma DJ, Cherba DM, Richardson PJ, et al. Using a rhabdomyosarcoma patient-derived xenograft to examine precision medicine approaches and model acquired resistance. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1570-7. PMID: 24687871.
  • Saettini F, Conter V, Provenzi M, et al. Is multifocality a prognostic factor in childhood hepatoblastoma? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1593-7. PMID: 24757164.
  • Kropshofer G, Kneer A, Edlinger M, et al. Computed tomography guided percutaneous lung biopsies and suspected fungal infections in pediatric cancer patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1620-4. PMID: 24803392.
  • Dardas M, Gill SR, Grier A, The impact of postnatal antibiotics on the preterm intestinal microbiome. Pediatr Res. 2014 Aug;76(2):150-8. PMID: 24819377.
  • Tubio JM, Li Y, Ju YS, et al. Mobile DNA in cancer. Extensive transduction of nonrepetitive DNA mediated by L1 retrotransposition in cancer genomes. Science. 2014 Aug 1;345(6196):1251343. PMID: 25082706.



June/July 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason A. Jarzembowski, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

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  • Collins MN, Brawley CB, McCracken CE, et al. Risk factors for quantity not sufficient sweat collection in infants 3 months or younger. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Jul;142(1):72-5. PubMed PMID: 24926088.
  • Sehic D, Ciornei CD, Gisselsson D. Evaluation of CITED1, SIX1, and CD56 protein expression for identification of blastemal elements in wilms tumor. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Jun;141(6):828-33. PubMed PMID: 24838327.
  • Galarreta CI, Grantham JJ, Forbes MS, et al. Tubular obstruction leads to progressive proximal tubular injury and atubular glomeruli in polycystic kidney disease. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jul;184(7):1957-66. PubMed PMID: 24815352.
  • Menon R, Boldogh I, Hawkins HK, et al. Histological evidence of oxidative stress and premature senescence in preterm premature rupture of the human fetal membranes recapitulated in vitro. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun;184(6):1740-51. PubMed PMID: 24832021.
  • Spann KM, Loh Z, Lynch JP, et al. IRF-3, IRF-7, and IPS-1 promote host defense against acute human metapneumovirus infection in neonatal mice. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun;184(6):1795-806. PubMed PMID: 24726644.
  • Akamatsu T, Dai H, Mizuguchi M, et al. LOX-1 is a novel therapeutic target in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Am J Pathol. 2014 Jun;184(6):1843-52. PubMed PMID: 24731447.
  • Gerami P, Busam K, Cochran A, et al. Histomorphologic assessment and interobserver diagnostic reproducibility of atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms with long-term follow-up. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jul;38(7):934-40. PubMed PMID: 24618612.
  • Yang P, Cornejo KM, Sadow PM, et al. Renal cell carcinoma in tuberous sclerosis complex. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jul;38(7):895-909. PubMed PMID: 24832166.
  • Schaefer IM, Fletcher CD. Myxoid variant of so-called angiomatoid "malignant fibrous histiocytoma": clinicopathologic characterization in a series of 21 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun;38(6):816-23. PubMed PMID: 24503754.
  • Triot A, Järvinen PM, Arostegui JI, et al. Inherited biallelic CSF3R mutations in severe congenital neutropenia. Blood. 2014 Jun 12;123(24):3811-7. PubMed PMID: 24753537.
  • Kushner BH, Modak S, Kramer K, et al. Striking dichotomy in outcome of MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma in the contemporary era. Cancer. 2014 Jul 1;120(13):2050-9. PubMed PMID: 24691684.
  • Qiu Y, Nguyen KD, Odegaard JI, et al. Eosinophils and type 2 cytokine signaling in macrophages orchestrate development of functional beige fat. Cell. 2014 Jun 5;157(6):1292-308. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.066. PubMed PMID: 24906148.
  • Kumasaka T, Hayashi T, Mitani K, et al. Characterization of pulmonary cysts in Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome: histopathological and morphometric analysis of 229 pulmonary cysts from 50 unrelated patients. Histopathology. 2014 Jul;65(1):100-10. PubMed PMID: 24393238.
  • Wan Y, Zhao W, Jiang Y, et al. β-catenin is a valuable marker for differential diagnosis of osteoblastoma and osteosarcoma. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jul;45(7):1459-65. PubMed PMID: 24746516.
  • Matoso A, Allen D, Herzlinger M, et al. Correlation of ALOX15 expression with eosinophilic or reflux esophagitis in a cohort of pediatric patients with esophageal eosinophilia. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jun;45(6):1205-12. PubMed PMID: 24742828.
  • Gregory KE, Winston AB, Yamamoto HS, et al. Urinary intestinal fatty acid binding protein predicts necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun;164(6):1486-8. PubMed PMID: 24636854.
  • Wang G, McCain ML, Yang L, et al. Modeling the mitochondrial cardiomyopathy of Barth syndrome with induced pluripotent stem cell and heart-on-chip technologies. Nat Med. 2014 Jun;20(6):616-23. PubMed PMID: 24813252.
  • Grafe I, Yang T, Alexander S, et al. Excessive transforming growth factor- β signaling is a common mechanism in osteogenesis imperfecta. Nat Med. 2014 Jun;20(6):670-5. PubMed PMID: 24793237.
  • Phillippe M. Cell-free fetal DNA - A trigger for parturition. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jun 26;370(26):2534-6. PubMed PMID: 24963574.
  • Studer J, Bartsch C, Haas C. Aquaporin-4 polymorphisms and brain/body weight ratio in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Pediatr Res. 2014 Jul;76(1):41-5. PubMed PMID: 24727946.
  • Zhang SC, Chen F, Jiang KL, et al. Comparative proteomic profiles of the normal and aganglionic hindgut in human Hirschsprung disease. Pediatr Res. 2014 Jun;75(6):754-61. PubMed PMID: 24608570.
  • Spector LG, Murphy SE, Wickham KM, et al. Prenatal tobacco exposure and cotinine in newborn dried blood spots. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun;133(6):e1632-8. PubMed PMID: 24819573.



May 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason A. Jarzembowski, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

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  • Anderson ST, Kaforou M, Brent AJ, et al. Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis and host RNA expression in Africa. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 1;370(18):1712-23. PubMed PMID: 24785206.
  • Brunt EM, Gouw AS, Hubscher SG, et al. Pathology of the liver sinusoids. Histopathology. 2014 Jun;64(7):907-20. PubMed PMID: 24393125.
  • Cernada M, Serna E, Bauerl C, et al. Genome-Wide Expression Profiles in Very Low Birth Weight Infants With Neonatal Sepsis. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24709930.
  • Chamberlain BK, McClain CM, Gonzalez RS, et al. Alveolar soft part sarcoma and granular cell tumor: an immunohistochemical comparison study. Hum Pathol. 2014 May;45(5):1039-44. PubMed PMID: 24746209.
  • Cortez D, Marin R, Toledo-Flores D, et al. Origins and functional evolution of Y chromosomes across mammals. Nature. 2014 Apr 24;508(7497):488-93. PubMed PMID: 24759410.
  • Deshmukh HS, Liu Y, Menkiti OR, et al. The microbiota regulates neutrophil homeostasis and host resistance to Escherichia coli K1 sepsis in neonatal mice. Nat Med. 2014 May;20(5):524-30. PubMed PMID: 24747744.
  • Gurda GT, Zhu Q, Bai H, et al. The use of Yes-associated protein expression in the diagnosis of persistent neonatal cholestatic liver disease. Hum Pathol. 2014 May;45(5):1057-64. PubMed PMID: 24746211.
  • Henke LE, Perkins SM, Pfeifer JD, et al. BRAF V600E mutational status in pediatric thyroid cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul;61(7):1168-72. PubMed PMID: 24677749.
  • Hoeller S, Bihl MP, Tzankov A, et al. Morphologic and GATA1 sequencing analysis of hematopoiesis in fetuses with trisomy 21. Hum Pathol. 2014 May;45(5):1003-9. PubMed PMID: 24746204.
  • Jeha S, Coustan-Smith E, Pei D, et al. Impact of tyrosine kinase inhibitors on minimal residual disease and outcome in childhood Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer. 2014 May 15;120(10):1514-9. PubMed PMID: 24501014.
  • Kerouanton A, Jimenez I, Cellier C, et al. Synovial sarcoma in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 May;36(4):257-62. PubMed PMID: 24633301.
  • Moffett A, Colucci F. Uterine NK cells: active regulators at the maternal-fetal interface. J Clin Invest. 2014 May 1;124(5):1872-9. PubMed PMID: 24789879.
  • Mosbech CH, Rechnitzer C, Brok JS, et al. Recent advances in understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of pediatric germ cell tumors. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 May;36(4):263-70. PubMed PMID: 24577549.
  • Procop GW, Yerian LM, Wyllie R, et al. Duplicate laboratory test reduction using a clinical decision support tool. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 May;141(5):718-23. PubMed PMID: 24713745.
  • Ruchonnet-Metrailler I, Leroy-Terquem E, Stirnemann J, et al. Neonatal Outcomes of Prenatally Diagnosed Congenital Pulmonary Malformations. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24777224.
  • Rudzinski ER, Anderson JR, Lyden ER, et al. Myogenin, AP2 β , NOS-1, and HMGA2 Are Surrogate Markers of Fusion Status in Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children's Oncology Group. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 May;38(5):654-9. PubMed PMID: 24618610.
  • Russell LJ, Enshaei A, Jones L, et al. IGH-alpha Translocations Are Prevalent in Teenagers and Young Adults With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Are Associated With a Poor Outcome. J Clin Oncol. 2014 May 10;32(14):1453-62. PubMed PMID: 24711557.
  • Sarin S, Boivin F, Li A, et al. β -Catenin Overexpression in the Metanephric Mesenchyme Leads to Renal Dysplasia Genesis via Cell-Autonomous and Non-Cell-Autonomous Mechanisms. Am J Pathol. 2014 May;184(5):1395-410. PubMed PMID: 24637293.
  • Sim AY, Bowman M, Hopman W, et al. Predicting Operative Bleeding in Elective Pediatric Surgeries Using the Pediatric Bleeding Questionnaire (PBQ). J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 May;36(4):e246-7. PubMed PMID: 23774159.
  • Smith NE, Illei PB, Allaf M, et al. t(6;11) Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC): Expanded Immunohistochemical Profile Emphasizing Novel RCC Markers and Report of 10 New Genetically Confirmed Cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 May;38(5):604-14. PubMed PMID: 24618616.
  • Sun X, Olivier AK, Yi Y, et al. Gastrointestinal Pathology in Juvenile and Adult CFTR-Knockout Ferrets. Am J Pathol. 2014 May;184(5):1309-22. PubMed PMID: 24637292.
  • Zhang J, Ma X, Wang H, et al. Elevated methylation of the RXRA promoter region may be responsible for its downregulated expression in the myocardium of patients with TOF. Pediatr Res. 2014 May;75(5):588-94. PubMed PMID: 24513686.



April 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jefferson Terry, MD, PhD, FRCPC, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario.

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  • Karafin MS, Humphrey RL, Detrick B. Evaluation of monoclonal and oligoclonal gammopathies in a pediatric population in a major urban center. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Apr;141(4):482-7. PMID: 24619747.
  • Elias S, Yamin R, Golomb L, et al. Immune evasion by oncogenic proteins of acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2014 123(10):1535-1534. PMID: 24449212.
  • van Bladel ER, Laarhoven AG, van der Heijden LB, et al. Functional platelet defects in children with severe chr onic ITP as tested with two novel assays applicable for low platelet counts. Blood. 2014 123(10):1556-1563. PMID: 24385537.
  • Buscarlet M, Krasteva V, Ho L, et al. Essential role of BRG, the ATPase subunit of BAF chromatin remodeling complexes, in leukemia maintenance. Blood. 2014 Mar 13;123(11):1720-8. PMID: 24478402.
  • Vassallo PF, Simoncini S, Ligi I, et al. Accelerated senescence of cord blood endothelial progenitor cells in premature neonates is driven by SIRT1 decreased expression. Blood. 2014 Mar 27;123(13):2116-26. PMID: 24518759.
  • Hettmer S, Archer NM, Somers GR, et al. Anaplastic rhabdomyosarcoma in TP53 germline mutation carriers. Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;120(7):1068-75. PMID: 24382691.
  • Borbely AU, Daher S, Ishigai MM, et al. Decorin and biglycan immunolocalization in non-villous structures of healthy and pathological human placentas. Histopathology. 2014 Apr;64(5):616-25. PMID: 24117774.
  • Zen Y, Vara R, Portmann B, Hadzic N. Childhood hepatocellular carcinoma: a clinicopathological study of 12 cases with special reference to EpCAM. Histopathology. 2014 Apr;64(5):671-82. PMID: 24138022.
  • Na KY, Kim HS, Jung WW, et al. CXCL16 and CXCR6 in Ewing sarcoma family tumor. Hum Pathol. 2014 Apr;45(4):753-60. PMID: 24507753.
  • Tucci V, Kleefstra T, Hardy A, et al. Dominant β-catenin mutations cause intellectual disability with recognizable syndromic features. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar 10. PMID: 24614104.
  • Kurosaka H, Iulianella A, Williams T, Trainor PA. Disrupting hedgehog and WNT signaling interactions promotes cleft lip pathogenesis. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar 3. PMID: 24590292.
  • Viprey VF, Gregory WM, Corrias MV, et al. Neuroblastoma mRNAs Predict Outcome in Children With Stage 4 Neuroblastoma: A European HR-NBL1/SIOPEN Study. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Apr 1;32(10):1074-83. PMID: 24590653.
  • Adamski JK, Kelsey A, Brennan B. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors following the treatment of malignancy in childhood: case reports. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):159-62. PMID: 23274383.
  • Taketani T, Takita J, Ueyama J, et al. Ectopic Neuroblastoma in Monozygotic Twins With Different Ages of Onset: Possible Twin-to-Twin Metastasis In Utero With Distinct Genetic Alterations After Birth. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):166-8. PMID: 23669722.
  • Cox SG, Kilborn T, Pillay K, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging versus histopathology in Wilms tumor and nephroblastomatosis: 3 examples of noncorrelation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):e81-4. PMID: 23652879.
  • Sundaram SS, Sokol RJ, Capocelli KE, et al. Obstructive sleep apnea and hypoxemia are associated with advanced liver histology in pediatric nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease. J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;164(4):699-706. PMID: 24321532.
  • Molleston JP, Schwimmer JB, Yates KP, et al. Histological abnormalities in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and normal or mildly elevated alanine aminotransferase levels. J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;164(4):707-713. PMID: 24360992.
  • Deshmukh H, Lioy J. The use of early lung biopsy in detection of fatal pulmonary disease in the neonate. J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;164(4):934-6. PMID: 24373577.
  • Sackmann EK, Fulton AL, Beebe DJ. The present and future role of microfluidics in biomedical research. Nature. 2014 Mar 13;507(7491):181-9. PMID: 24622198.
  • Annas GJ, Elias S. 23andMe and the FDA. N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 13;370(11):985-8. PMID: 24520936.
  • Terashima K, Yu A, Chow WY, et al. Genome-wide analysis of DNA copy number alterations and loss of heterozygosity in intracranial germ cell tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Apr;61(4):593-600. PMID: 24249158.
  • Zhou Y, Liu B, Wang M, Ni J. Endothelin-1 gene polymorphisms and risk of chemoresistant pediatric osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Apr;61(4):612-7. PMID: 24123836.
  • Mossé YP, Deyell RJ, Berthold F, et al. Neuroblastoma in older children, adolescents and young adults: a report from the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Apr;61(4):627-35. PMID: 24038992.
  • Shichrur K, Feinberg-Gorenshtein G, Luria D, et al. Potential role of WSB1 isoforms in growth and survival of neuroblastoma cells. Pediatr Res. 2014 Apr;75(4):482-6. PMID: 24441107.
  • Gros J, Tabin CJ. Vertebrate limb bud formation is initiated by localized epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Science. 2014 Mar 14;343(6176):1253-6. PMID: 24626928.
  • Alijotas-Reig J, Llurba E, Gris JM. Potentiating maternal immune tolerance in pregnancy: A new challenging role for regulatory T cells. Placenta. 2014 Apr;35(4):241-8. PMID: 24581729.
  • Parra-Saavedra M, Crovetto F, Triunfo S, et al. Neurodevelopmental outcomes of near-term small-for-gestational-age infants with and without signs of placental underperfusion. Placenta. 2014 Apr;35(4):269-74. PMID: 24529945.
  • Georgiadis L, Keski-Nisula L, Harju M, et al. Umbilical cord length in singleton gestations: A Finnish population-based retrospective register study. Placenta. 2014 Apr;35(4):275-80. PMID: 24560495.



March 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Sarah L. Keating MD,University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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  • Gerbal-Chaloin, S., Funakoshi, N., Caillaud, A., Gondeau, C., Champon, B., & Si-Tayeb, K. (2014). Human induced pluripotent stem cells in hepatology: beyond the proof of concept. Am J Pathol, 184(2), 332-347. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.09.026 PMID: 24269594.
  • Handa, K., Matsubara, K., Fukumitsu, K., Guzman-Lepe, J., Watson, A., & Soto-Gutierrez, A. (2014). Assembly of human organs from stem cells to study liver disease. Am J Pathol, 184(2), 348-357. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.11.003 PMID: 24333262.
  • Huppmann, A. R., Nicolae, A., Slack, G. W., Pittaluga, S., Davies-Hill, T., Ferry, J. A., . . . Hasserjian, R. P. (2014). EBV May Be Expressed in the LP Cells of Nodular Lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma (NLPHL) in Both Children and Adults. Am J Surg Pathol, 38(3), 316-324. doi: 10.1097/pas.0000000000000107 PMID: 24525501.
  • Saab, S. T., McClain, C. M., & Coffin, C. M. (2014). Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: a clinicopathologic analysis of 60 cases. Am J Surg Pathol, 38(3), 394-401. doi: 10.1097/pas.0000000000000104 PMID: 24525510.
  • Bots, M., Verbrugge, I., Martin, B. P., Salmon, J. M., Ghisi, M., Baker, A., . . . Johnstone, R. W. (2014). Differentiation therapy for the treatment of t(8;21) acute myeloid leukemia using histone deacetylase inhibitors. Blood. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-03-488114 PMID: 24415537.
  • Steward, O., Sharp, K. G., & Matsudaira Yee, K. (2014). Long-distance migration and colonization of transplanted neural stem cells. Cell, 156(3), 385-387. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.017 PMID: 24485444.
  • Cakir, I., & Ozcan, U. (2014). Mom's Milk Molds Neural Wiring for Metabolism. Cell, 156(3), 396-397. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.033 PMID: 24485448.
  • Puls, F., Niblett, A. J., & Mangham, D. C. (2014). Molecular pathology of bone tumours: diagnostic implications. Histopathology, 64(4), 461-476. doi: 10.1111/his.12275 PMID: 24428620.
  • Hansson, J., Hultenby, K., Cramnert, C., Ponten, F., Jansson, H., Lindgren, D., . . . Johansson, M. E. (2014). Evidence for a morphologically distinct and functionally robust cell type in the proximal tubules of human kidney. Hum Pathol, 45(2), 382-393. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.10.003 PMID: 24439225.
  • Rexhaj, E., Paoloni-Giacobino, A., Rimoldi, S. F., Fuster, D. G., Anderegg, M., Somm, E., . . . Scherrer, U. (2013). Mice generated by in vitro fertilization exhibit vascular dysfunction and shortened life span. J Clin Invest, 123(12), 5052-5060. doi: 10.1172/jci68943 PMID: 24270419.
  • Lim, B. K., Peter, A. K., Xiong, D., Narezkina, A., Yung, A., Dalton, N. D., . . . Knowlton, K. U. (2013). Inhibition of Coxsackievirus-associated dystrophin cleavage prevents cardiomyopathy. J Clin Invest, 123(12), 5146-5151. doi: 10.1172/jci66271 PMID: 24200690.
  • Riehle, C., Wende, A. R., Sena, S., Pires, K. M., Pereira, R. O., Zhu, Y., . . . Abel, E. D. (2013). Insulin receptor substrate signaling suppresses neonatal autophagy in the heart. J Clin Invest, 123(12), 5319-5333. doi: 10.1172/jci71171 PMID: 24177427.
  • Stadler, Z. K., Schrader, K. A., Vijai, J., Robson, M. E., & Offit, K. (2014). Cancer genomics and inherited risk. J Clin Oncol, 32(7), 687-698. doi: 10.1200/jco.2013.49.7271 PMID: 24449244.
  • Mueller, E. L., Park, E. R., & Davis, M. M. (2014). What the affordable care act means for survivors of pediatric cancer. J Clin Oncol, 32(7), 615-617. doi: 10.1200/jco.2013.52.6467 PMID: 24395862.
  • Wilmott, R. W. (2014). Repeat hospitalizations for childhood asthma. J Pediatr, 164(2), 223- 225. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.11.051 PMID: 24461146.
  • Dai, S., Yang, Q., Yuan, K., Loustalot, F., Fang, J., Daniels, S. R., & Hong, Y. (2014). Non- high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: distribution and prevalence of high serum levels in children and adolescents: United States national health and nutrition examination surveys, 2005-2010. J Pediatr, 164(2), 247-253. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.08.069 PMID: 24139441.
  • Robertson, B. D., Lang, C., & Bachim, A. (2014). At-risk children of at-risk parents: assessing common injuries to the children of teenage parents. J Pediatr, 164(2), 347-351 e341. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.09.024 PMID: 24238858.
  • Polo-Kantola, P., Lampi, K. M., Hinkka-Yli-Salomaki, S., Gissler, M., Brown, A. S., & Sourander, A. (2014). Obstetric risk factors and autism spectrum disorders in Finland. J Pediatr, 164(2), 358-365. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.09.044 PMID: 24183209.
  • Kim, B. E., Koh, K. N., Suh, J. K., Im, H. J., Song, J. S., Lee, J. W., . . . Seo, J. J. (2014). Clinical features and treatment outcomes of langerhans cell histiocytosis: a nationwide survey from Korea histiocytosis working party. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 36(2), 125-133. doi: 10.1097/mph.0000000000000054 PMID: 24276037.
  • Chemotherapy, immunity and microbiota-a new triumvirate? (2014). Nat Med, 20(2), 126-127. doi: 10.1038/nm.3473 PMID: 24504404.
  • Bianchi, D. W., Parker, R. L., Wentworth, J., Madankumar, R., Saffer, C., Das, A. F., . . . Sehnert, A. J. (2014). DNA sequencing versus standard prenatal aneuploidy screening. N Engl J Med, 370(9), 799-808. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1311037. PMID: 24571752.
  • D'Acremont, V., Kilowoko, M., Kyungu, E., Philipina, S., Sangu, W., Kahama-Maro, J., . . . Genton, B. (2014). Beyond malaria--causes of fever in outpatient Tanzanian children. N Engl J Med, 370(9), 809-817. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214482. PMID: 24571753.
  • Turner, K. M., Lee, H. C., Boppana, S. B., Carlo, W. A., & Randolph, D. A. (2014). Incidence and Impact of CMV Infection in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Pediatrics. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2217. PMID: 24488749.
  • Dobrozsi, S., Flood, V. H., Panepinto, J., Scott, J. P., & Brandow, A. (2014). Vitamin B12 deficiency: The great masquerader. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 61(4), 753-755. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24784 PMID: 24115632.



February 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Stefan Kostadinov, M.D., FCAP, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.

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  • Monga SP. Hepatic regenerative medicine: exploiting the liver's will to live. Am J Pathol. 2014 Feb;184(2):306-8. doi:10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.11.004. PubMed PMID: 24418096; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3906493
  • Vatin M, Bouvier S, Bellazi L, Montagutelli X, Laissue P, Ziyyat A, Serres C, De Mazancourt P, Dieudonné MN, Mornet E, Vaiman D, Gris JC. Polymorphisms of human placental alkaline phosphatase are associated with in vitro fertilization success and recurrent pregnancy loss. Am J Pathol. 2014 Feb;184(2):362-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.10.024. Epub 2013 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 24296104.
  • Burandt E, Young RH. Pregnancy luteoma: a study of 20 cases on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its description by Dr William H. Sternberg, with an emphasis on the common presence of follicle-like spaces and their diagnostic implications. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Feb;38(2):239-44. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000100. PubMed PMID: 24335664.
  • A Zin, Bertorelle R, Dall'Igna P Manzitti C, Gambini C, G Need, Rosolen A, Hauling R. Epithelioid rhabdomyosarcoma: a clinicopathologic and molecular study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Feb; 38 (2) :273-8. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000105. PubMed PMID: 24418861.
  • Printz C. National Cancer Institute focuses on RAS: Effort aims for better understanding, targeting of genes. Cancer. 2014 Feb 15;120(4):457-8. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28580. PubMed PMID: 24496860.
  • Lo WW, Wunder JS, Dickson BC, Campbell V, McGovern K, Alman BA, Andrulis IL. Involvement and targeted intervention of dysregulated Hedgehog signaling in osteosarcoma. Cancer. 2014 Feb 15;120(4):537-47. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28439. Epub 2013 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 24151134.
  • West AP Jr, Scharf L, Scheid JF, Klein F, Bjorkman PJ, Nussenzweig MC. Structural Insights on the Role of Antibodies in HIV-1 Vaccine and Therapy. Cell. 2014 Feb 13;156(4):633-648. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.052. Epub 2014 Feb 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 24529371.
  • Ranheim EA. A novel program for clinical pathology training for residents emphasizing high-impact and attending-level learning opportunities. Hum Pathol. 2014 Feb;45(2):206-12. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.08.012. Epub 2013 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 24196188.
  • Crane JL, Cao X. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells and TGF-? signaling in bone remodeling. J Clin Invest. 2014 Feb 3;124(2):466-72. doi: 10.1172/JCI70050. Epub 2014 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 24487640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3904610
  • Chen F, Marquez H, Kim YK, Qian J, Shao F, Fine A, Cruikshank WW, Quadro L, Cardoso WV. Prenatal retinoid deficiency leads to airway hyperresponsiveness in adult mice. J Clin Invest. 2014 Feb 3;124(2):801-11. doi: 10.1172/JCI70291. Epub 2014 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 24401276; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3904614
  • Landier W, Knight K, Wong FL, Lee J, Thomas O, Kim H, Kreissman SG, SchmidtML, Chen L, London WB, Gurney JG, Bhatia S. Ototoxicity in Children With High-Risk Neuroblastoma: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Concordance of Grading Scales--A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Feb 20;32(6):527-34. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.51.2038. Epub 2014 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 24419114; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3918536
  • Diaz LA Jr, Bardelli A. Liquid biopsies: genotyping circulating tumor DNA. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Feb 20;32(6):579-86. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2012.45.2011. Epub 2014 Jan 21. PubMed PMID: 24449238.
  • Miguel N, Costa E, Santalha M Jr, Lima R, Vizcaino JR, Pereira F, Barbot J. Refractory Iron-deficiency Anemia and Autoimmune Atrophic Gastritis in Pediatric Age Group: Analysis of 8 Clinical Cases. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):134-9. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000069. PubMed PMID: 24327126.
  • Taketani T, Takita J, Ueyama J, Kanai R, Kumori K, Maruyama R, Hayashi K, Ogawa S, Fukuda S, Yamaguchi S. Ectopic Neuroblastoma in Monozygotic Twins With Different Ages of Onset: Possible Twin-to-Twin Metastasis In Utero With Distinct Genetic Alterations After Birth. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):166-8. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e318290c686. PubMed PMID: 23669722.
  • Carli D, Garagnani L, Lando M, Fairplay T, Bernasconi S, Landi A, Percesepe A. VACTERL (Vertebral Defects, Anal Atresia, Tracheoesophageal Fistula with Esophageal Atresia, Cardiac Defects, Renal and Limb Anomalies) Association: Disease Spectrum in 25 Patients Ascertained for Their Upper Limb Involvement. J Pediatr. 2014 Mar;164(3):458-462.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.09.033. Epub 2013 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 24210691.
  • Francavilla R, Cristofori F, Castellaneta S, Polloni C, Albano V, Dellatte S, Indrio F, Cavallo L, Catassi C. Clinical, serologic, and histologic features of gluten sensitivity in children. J Pediatr. 2014 Mar;164(3):463-467.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.10.007. Epub 2013 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 24252792.
  • Ronchi A, Doern C, Brock E, Pugni L, Sánchez PJ. Neonatal adenoviral infection: a seventeen year experience and review of the literature. J Pediatr. 2014 Mar;164(3):529-535.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.11.009. Epub 2013 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 24359940.
  • Azvolinsky A. Academic medical centers fear squeeze from Affordable Care Act. Nat Med. 2014 Feb 6;20(2):106. doi: 10.1038/nm0214-106. PubMed PMID: 24504392.
  • Peyvandi F, Rosendaal FR, O'Mahony B, Mannuccio Mannucci P. Pediatric requirements in Europe stymie help for hemophilia. Nat Med. 2014 Feb 6;20(2):117. doi: 10.1038/nm0214-117. PubMed PMID: 24504399.
  • Ishiguro A, Suzuki K, Sekine T, Sudo Y, Kawasaki H, Itoh K, Kanai M, Kato I, Sobajima H, Tamura M. Skin blood flow as a predictor of intraventricular hemorrhage in very-low-birth-weight infants. Pediatr Res. 2014 Feb;75(2):322-7. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.215. Epub 2013 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 24257320.
  • Wilson K, Hawken S, Ducharme R, Potter BK, Little J, Thébaud B, Chakraborty P. Metabolomics of prematurity: analysis of patterns of amino acids, enzymes, and endocrine markers by categories of gestational age. Pediatr Res. 2014 Feb;75(2):367-73. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.212. Epub 2013 Nov 11. PubMed PMID: 24216540.
  • James JL, Srinivasan S, Alexander M, Chamley LW. Can we fix it? Evaluating the potential of placental stem cells for the treatment of pregnancy disorders. Placenta. 2014 Feb;35(2):77-84. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2013.12.010. Epub 2013 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 24406265.
  • Sohlberg S, Mulic-Lutvica A, Lindgren P, Ortiz-Nieto F, Wikström AK, Wikström J. Placental perfusion in normal pregnancy and early and late preeclampsia: A magnetic resonance imaging study. Placenta. 2014 Mar;35(3):202-6. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2014.01.008. Epub 2014 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 24529946.



January 2014 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Neslihan Cetin, MD, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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  • Feder HM, Jr., Liu J, Rezuke WN. Kikuchi disease in connecticut. J.Pediatr. 2014;164:196-200. PMID: 24112859.
  • Ho C, Yao X, Tian L et al. Marrow assessment for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis demonstrates poor correlation with disease probability. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2014;141:62-71. PMID: 24343738.
  • File W, Bylund CL, Kesselheim J, Leonard D, Leavey P. Do pediatric hematology/oncology (PHO) fellows receive communication training? Pediatr.Blood Cancer 2014;61:502-506. PMID: 24039096.
  • Lervat C, Auperin A, Patte C et al. Head and neck presentations of B-NHL and B-AL in children/adolescents: Experience of the LMB89 study. Pediatr.Blood Cancer 2014;61:473-478. PMID: 23970385.
  • Koven S. Mom at bedside, appears calm. N.Engl.J.Med. 2014;370:104-105. PMID: 24401048.
  • Jha P, Peto R. Global effects of smoking, of quitting, and of taxing tobacco. N.Engl.J.Med. 2014;370:60-68. PMID: 24382066.
  • Glaubach T, Robinson LJ, Corey SJ. Pediatric myelodysplastic syndromes: they do exist! J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2014;36:1-7. PMID: 24345881.
  • Arlotta A, Cefalo MG, Maurizi P et al. Critical pulmonary infection due to nontuberculous mycobacterium in pediatric leukemia: report of a difficult diagnosis and review of pediatric series. J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2014;36:66-70. PMID: 23528901.
  • Yoo IH, Yum SK, Oh SJ, Kim KM, Jeong DC. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy disseminated by a ventriculoperitoneal shunt and diagnosed from the inguinal sac. J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2014;36:e61-e64. PMID: 23823108.
  • Fonseca A, Scheinemann K, Jansen J, Barr R. Testicular Myeloid Sarcoma: An Unusual Presentation of Infant Acute Myeloid Leukemia. J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2014 PMID: 24390442.
  • Wiener L, Sweeney C, Baird K et al. What Do Parents Want to Know When Considering Autopsy for Their Child With Cancer? J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2013 PMID: 24309611.
  • Zin A, Bertorelle R, Dall'igna P et al. Epithelioid rhabdomyosarcoma: a clinicopathologic and molecular study. Am.J.Surg.Pathol. 2014;38:273-278. PMID: 24418861.
  • Rosenberg AR, Anderson JR, Lyden E et al. Early response as assessed by anatomic imaging does not predict failure-free survival among patients with Group III rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Eur.J.Cancer 2013 PMID: 24361229.
  • John SM, Jones P, Kelly P, Vincent A. Fatal pediatric head injuries: a 20-year review of cases through the Auckland coroner's office. Am.J.Forensic Med.Pathol. 2013;34:277-282. PMID: 23949141.
  • Jabbar SB, Hanly MG. Fatal caffeine overdose: a case report and review of literature. Am.J.Forensic Med.Pathol. 2013;34:321-324. PMID: 24196726.
  • Brinkman TM, Zhang N, Recklitis CJ et al. Suicide ideation and associated mortality in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Cancer 2014;120:271-277. PMID: 23880828.
  • Brinkman TM, Zhu L, Zeltzer LK et al. Longitudinal patterns of psychological distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Br.J.Cancer 2013;109:1373-1381. PMID: 24122148.



December 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Gino Somers MBBS, BMedSc, PhD, FRCPA, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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  • Nilsson MI, Nissar AA, Al-Sajee D, et al. Xin is a marker of skeletal muscle damage severity in myopathies. Am J Pathol. 2013;183(6):1703-9. PMID: 24225086.
  • Booth CL, Wang J. Occult hematologic malignancy in routine tonsillectomy specimens: a single institutional experience and review of the literature. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013;140(6):807-12. PMID: 24225747.
  • Wallace AE, Host AJ, Whitley GS, Cartwright JE. Decidual natural killer cell interactions with trophoblasts are impaired in pregnancies at increased risk of preeclampsia. Am J Pathol. 2013;183(6):1853-61. PMID: 24103555.
  • Calicchio R, Buffat C, Mathieu JR, et al. Preeclamptic plasma induces transcription modifications involving the AP-1 transcriptional regulator JDP2 in endothelial cells. Am J Pathol. 2013;183(6):1993-2006. PMID: 24120378.
  • Ushiku T, Moran CJ, Lauwers GY. Focally enhanced gastritis in newly diagnosed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013;37(12):1882-8. PMID: 24121177.
  • Storer M, Mas A, Robert-Moreno A, et al. Senescence is a developmental mechanism that contributes to embryonic growth and patterning. Cell. 2013 Nov 21;155(5):1119-30. PMID: 24238961.
  • Rice A, Tran-Dang MA, Bush A, Nicholson AG. Diffuse lung disease in infancy and childhood: expanding the chILD classification. Histopathology. 2013 Dec;63(6):743-55. PMID: 24117670.
  • Argentieri MC, Pilla D, Vanzati A, et al. Antibodies are forever: a study using 12-26-year-old expired antibodies. Histopathology. 2013;63(6):869-76. PMID: 24102865.
  • Kumar KR, Iqbal R, Coss E, Park C, Cryer B, Genta RM. Helicobacter gastritis induces changes in the oxyntic mucosa indistinguishable from the effects of proton pump inhibitors. Hum Pathol. 2013 Dec;44(12):2706-10. PMID: 24071014.
  • Kato T, Yorifuji T, Inoue S, Yamakawa M, Doi H, Kawachi I. Associations of preterm births with child health and development: Japanese population-based study. J Pediatr. 2013;163(6):1578-1584. PMID: 23968745.
  • Gessner BD, Gillingham MB, Wood T, Koeller DM. Association of a genetic variant of carnitine palmitoyltransferase 1A with infections in Alaska native children. J Pediatr. 2013;163(6):1716-21. PMID: 23992672.
  • Gower WA, Nogee LM. Candidate gene analysis of the surfactant protein d gene in pediatric diffuse lung disease. J Pediatr. 2013 Dec;163(6):1778-80. PMID: 23932215.
  • Regard JB, Malhotra D, Gvozdenovic-Jeremic J, et al. Activation of Hedgehog signaling by loss of GNAS causes heterotopic ossification. Nat Med. 2013;19(11):1505-12. PMID: 24076664.
  • Eggan K. Picking the lock on pluripotency. N Engl J Med. 2013;369(22):2150-1. PMID: 24283230.
  • Ho PA, Alonzo TA, Gerbing RB, et al. The prognostic effect of high diagnostic WT1 gene expression in pediatric AML depends on WT1 SNP rs16754 status: Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014;61(1):81-8. PMID: 23956224.
  • Green DM, Breslow NE, D'Angio GJ, et al. Outcome of patients with stage II/favorable histology Wilms tumor with and without local tumor spill: A report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan;61(1):134-9. PMID: 24038736.
  • Dumoucel S, Gauthier-Villars M, Stoppa-Lyonnet D, , et al. Malformations, genetic abnormalities, and Wilms tumor. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014;61(1):140-4. PMID: 23970395.
  • Haaning AM, Quinn ME, Ware SM. Heterotaxy-spectrum heart defects in Zic3 hypomorphic mice. Pediatr Res. 2013;74(5):494-502. PMID: 23999067.
  • Rogers DA, Schor NF. Kidins220/ARMS is expressed in neuroblastoma tumors and stabilizes neurotrophic signaling in a human neuroblastoma cell line. Pediatr Res. 2013;74(5):517-24. PMID: 23999075.
  • Brosco JP, Paul DB. The Political History of PKU: Reflections on 50 Years of Newborn Screening. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):987-9. PMID: 24276841.
  • Randall BB, Paterson DS, Haas EA, et al. Potential asphyxia and brainstem abnormalities in sudden and unexpected death in infants. Pediatrics. 2013;132(6):e1616-25. PMID: 24218471.



November 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason A. Jarzembowski, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

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  • Adén U, Lin A, Carlo W, et al. Gene Targets for Intraventricular Hemorrhage Study Group. Candidate gene analysis: severe intraventricular hemorrhage in inborn preterm neonates. J Pediatr. 2013 Nov;163(5):1503-1506. PMID: 23896193.
  • Anton L, Olarerin-George AO, Schwartz N, et al. miR-210 Inhibits Trophoblast Invasion and Is a Serum Biomarker for Preeclampsia. Am J Pathol. 2013 Nov;183(5):1437-45. PMID: 24035613.
  • Averbook BJ, Lee SJ, Delman KA, et al. Pediatric melanoma: Analysis of an international registry. Cancer. 2013 Sep 10. PMID: 24022819.
  • Brouwer CA, Postma A, Hooimeijer HL, et al. Endothelial damage in long-term survivors of childhood cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Nov 1;31(31):3906-13. PMID: 24062395.
  • De Leeuw M, Beuls EA, Jorens PG, et al. History of an abusive head trauma including a lucid interval and a retinal hemorrhage is most likely false. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2013 Sep;34(3):271-6. PMID: 23896724.
  • Deel MD, Kong M, Cross KP, et al. Absolute lymphocyte counts as prognostic indicators for immune thrombocytopenia outcomes in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Dec;60(12):1967-74. PMID: 24038723.
  • Goddeeris MM, Wu B, Venzke D, et al. LARGE glycans on dystroglycan function as a tunable matrix scaffold to prevent dystrophy. Nature. 2013 Oct 16. PMID: 24132234.
  • Haaning AM, Quinn ME, Ware SM. Heterotaxy-spectrum heart defects in Zic3 hypomorphic mice. Pediatr Res. 2013 Nov;74(5):494-502. PMID: 23999067.
  • Idowu MO, Wiles A, Wan W, et al. Equivocal or ambiguous terminologies in pathology: focus of continuous quality improvement? Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Nov;37(11):1722-7. PMID: 23887162.
  • John SM, Jones P, Kelly P, Vincent A. Fatal pediatric head injuries: a 20-year review of cases through the Auckland coroner's office. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2013 Sep;34(3):277-82. PMID: 23949141.
  • Johnston DL, Alonzo TA, Gerbing RB, et al. Outcome of pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and -5/5q- abnormalities from five pediatric AML treatment protocols: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Dec;60(12):2073-8. PMID: 24039149.
  • Kalkunte SS, Neubeck S, Norris WE, et al. Transthyretin is dysregulated in preeclampsia, and its native form prevents the onset of disease in a preclinical mouse model. Am J Pathol. 2013 Nov;183(5):1425-36. PMID: 24035612.
  • Kasahara A, Cipolat S, Chen Y, et al. Mitochondrial Fusion Directs Cardiomyocyte Differentiation via Calcineurin and Notch Signaling. Science. 2013 Oct 3. PMID: 24091702.
  • Li X, Li D, Zhuang Y, et al. Overexpression of miR-708 and its targets in the childhood common precursor B-cell ALL. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Dec;60(12):2060-7. PMID: 23970374.
  • Liapis G, Boletis J, Skalioti C, et al. Histological spectrum of mycophenolate mofetil-related colitis: association with apoptosis. Histopathology. 2013 Nov;63(5):649-58. PMID: 24025088.
  • Migliorini G, Fiege B, Hosking FJ, et al. Variation at 10p12.2 and 10p14 influences risk of childhood B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and phenotype. Blood. 2013 Aug 30. PMID: 23996088.
  • Nalbant D, Bhandary P, Matthews NI, et al. Comparison of multiple red cell volume methods performed concurrently in premature infants following allogeneic transfusion. Pediatr Res. 2013 Nov;74(5):592-600. PMID: 24088873.
  • Nobusawa S, Suzuki A, Nagaishi M, et al. Anaplastic ependymoma with ependymoblastic multilayered rosettes. Hum Pathol. 2013 Nov;44(11):2597-602. PMID: 23791209.
  • O'Brien KM, Allen KM, Rockwell CE, et al. IL-17A Synergistically Enhances Bile Acid-Induced Inflammation during Obstructive Cholestasis. Am J Pathol. 2013 Nov;183(5):1498-507. PMID: 24012680.
  • Saylors RL, Watkins B, Saccente S, et al. Comparison of automated red cell exchange transfusion and simple transfusion for the treatment of children with sickle cell disease acute chest syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Dec;60(12):1952-6. PMID: 24000077.
  • Srisupundit K, Wanapirak C, Sirichotiyakul S, et al. Fetal Red Blood Cell Hematology at Mid-Pregnancy Among Fetuses at Risk of Homozygous ?-Thalassemia Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Nov;35(8):628-30. PMID: 23887026.
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October 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jefferson Terry, MD, PhD, FRCPC, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario.

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  • Findeisen P, Thumfart JO, Costina V, et al. MS-Based Monitoring of Proteolytic Decay of Synthetic Reporter Peptides for Quality Control of Plasma and Serum Specimens. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Sep;140(3):314-23. PMID: 23955449.
  • Johnson RC, Ma L, Cherry AM, et al. B-Cell Transcription Factor Expression and Immunoglobulin Gene Rearrangement Frequency in Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(8;21)(q22;q22). Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Sep;140(3):355-62. PMID: 23955454.
  • Star KV, Ho VT, Wang HH, Odze RD. Histologic Features in Colon Biopsies Can Discriminate Mycophenolate From GVHD-induced Colitis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Sep;37(9):1319-28. PMID: 24076772.
  • Gerami P, Cooper C, Bajaj S, et al. Outcomes of atypical spitz tumors with chromosomal copy number aberrations and conventional melanomas in children. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Sep;37(9):1387-94. PMID: 23797719.
  • Folkins AK, Chisholm KM, Guo FP, et al. Diagnosis of Congenital CMV Using PCR Performed on Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded Placental Tissue. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Sep;37(9):1413-20. PMID: 23797721.
  • Iolascon A, Heimpel H, Wahlin A, Tamary H. Congenital dyserythropoietic anemias: molecular insights and diagnostic approach. Blood. 2013 Sep 26;122(13):2162-6. PMID: 23940284.
  • Jodele S, Licht C, Goebel J, et al. Abnormalities in the alternative pathway of complement in children with hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy. Blood. 2013 Sep 19;122(12):2003-7. PMID: 23814021.
  • Dang ND, Dang PT, Samuelian J, Paulino AC. Lymph node management in patients with paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma: A Population-Based Analysis. Cancer. 2013 Sep 1;119(17):3228-33. PMID: 23744806.
  • Evans A, Bagnall RD, Duflou J, Semsarian C. Postmortem review and genetic analysis in sudden infant death syndrome: an 11-year review. Hum Pathol. 2013 Sep;44(9):1730-6. PMID: 23623143.
  • McKenney AS, Levine RL. Isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations in leukemia. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep 3;123(9):3672-7. PMID: 23999441.
  • Hirata S, Takayama N, Jono-Ohnishi R, et al. Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia iPS cells exhibit defective MPL-mediated signaling. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep 3;123(9):3802-14. PMID: 23908116.
  • Nalepa G, Enzor R, Sun Z, et al. Fanconi anemia signaling network regulates the spindle assembly checkpoint. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep 3;123(9):3839-47. PMID: 23934222.
  • Goyama S, Schibler J, Cunningham L, et al. Transcription factor RUNX1 promotes survival of acute myeloid leukemia cells. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep 3;123(9):3876-88. PMID: 23979164.
  • Morton LM, Dores GM, Curtis RE, et al. Stomach Cancer Risk After Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 20;31(27):3369-3377. PMID: 23980092.
  • Schuitema I, Deprez S, Van Hecke W, et al. Accelerated aging, decreased white matter integrity, and associated neuropsychological dysfunction 25 years after pediatric lymphoid malignancies. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 20;31(27):3378-88. PMID: 23960182.
  • Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Devidas M, et al. Intrachromosomal Amplification of Chromosome 21 Is Associated With Inferior Outcomes in Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treated in Contemporary Standard-Risk Children's Oncology Group Studies: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 20;31(27):3397-3402. PMID: 23940221.
  • Weiss AR, Lyden ER, Anderson JR, et al. Histologic and Clinical Characteristics Can Guide Staging Evaluations for Children and Adolescents With Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 10;31(26):3226-3232. PMID: 23940218.
  • Forlenza CJ, Levy AS. Pathology turnaround time in pediatric oncology: a tool to prepare patients and families for the diagnostic waiting period. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Oct;35(7):534-6. PMID: 23823114.
  • Tinberg CE, Khare SD, Dou J, et al. Computational design of ligand-binding proteins with high affinity and selectivity. Nature. 2013 Sep 12;501(7466):212-6. PMID: 24005320.
  • Lancaster MA, Renner M, Martin CA, et al. Cerebral organoids model human brain development and microcephaly. Nature. 2013 Sep 19;501(7467):373-9. PMID: 23995685.
  • Adorno M, Sikandar S, Mitra SS, et al. Usp16 contributes to somatic stem-cell defects in Down's syndrome. Nature. 2013 Sep 19;501(7467):380-4. PMID: 24025767.
  • Skapek SX, Anderson J, Barr FG, et al. PAX-FOXO1 fusion status drives unfavorable outcome for children with rhabdomyosarcoma: a children's oncology group report. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep;60(9):1411-7. PMID: 23526739.
  • Cnota JF, Hangge PT, Wang Y, et al. Somatic growth trajectory in the fetus with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Res. 2013 Sep;74(3):284-9. PMID: 23770922.
  • Fleck S, Bautista G, Keating SM, et al. Fetal production of growth factors and inflammatory mediators predicts pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Res. 2013 Sep;74(3):290-8. PMID: 23770923.
  • Holston A, Stokes T, Olsen C, et al. Novel noninvasive anthropometric measure in preterm and full-term infants: normative values for waist circumference:length ratio at birth. Pediatr Res. 2013 Sep;74(3):299-306. PMID: 23797534.



September 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Sarah L. Keating, M.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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  • Adhisivam B, Chandrasekaran V. A Half-Red Baby. N Engl J Med 2013 Jul 24;369(4):373. PubMed PMID: 23883382.
  • Ahle M, Drott P, Andersson RE. Epidemiology and Trends of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Sweden: 19872009. Pediatrics 2013 Aug 1;132(2):e443-e451. PubMed PMID: 23821702.
  • Birger Y, Goldberg L, Chlon TM, Goldenson B, Muler I, Schiby G, Jacob-Hirsch J, Rechavi G, Crispino JD, Izraeli S. Perturbation of fetal hematopoiesis in a mouse model of Down syndrome's transient myeloproliferative disorder. Blood 2013 Aug 8;122(6):988-98. PubMed PMID: 23719302.
  • De Leeuw MM, Beuls EM, Parizel PM, Jorens PM, Jacobs WM. Confessed Abusive Blunt Head Trauma. [Article]. American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology 2013 Jun;34(2):130-2. PubMed PMID: 23629386.
  • Faulkner LBM, Uderzo CM, Masera GM. International Cooperation for the Cure and Prevention of Severe Hemoglobinopathies. [Review]. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2013 Aug;35(6):419-23. PubMed PMID: 23799526.
  • Folkins AKM, Chisholm KMMP, Guo FP, McDowell M, Aziz NMM, Pinsky BAMP. Diagnosis of Congenital CMV Using PCR Performed on Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded Placental Tissue. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2013 Sep;37(9):1413-20. PubMed PMID: 23797721.
  • Garcon L, Ge J, Manunath SH, Mills JA, Apicella M, Parikh S, Sullivan LM, Podsakoff GM, Gadue P, French DL, Mason PJ, Bessler M, Weiss MJ. Ribosomal and hematopoietic defects in induced pluripotent stem cells derived from Diamond Blackfan anemia patients. Blood 2013 Aug 8;122(6):912-21. PubMed PMID: 23744582.
  • Gerami P,Cooper C,Bajaj S,Wagner A,Fullen D,Busam K,Scolyer RA,Xu X,Elder DE,Abraham RM,Prieto VG,Guitart J,Liu P,Pestova E,Barnhill RL . Outcomes of Atypical Spitz Tumors With Chromosomal Copy Number Aberrations and Conventional Melanomas in Children. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2013 Sep;37(9):1387-94. PubMed PMID: 23797719.
  • Cotney J , Leng J , Yin J , Reilly SK , Demare LE , Emera D , Ayoub AE , Rakic P , Noonan JP . The Evolution of Lineage-Specific Regulatory Activities in the Human Embryonic Limb. Cell 2013 Jul;154(1):185-96. PubMed PMID: 23827682.
  • Kew S, Hamilton JK, Ye C, Hanley AJ, Zinman B, Retnakaran R. Vitamin D status and cardiometabolic assessment in infancy. Pediatr Res 2013 Aug;74(2):217-22. PubMed PMID: 23736769.
  • Koehler KR, Mikosz AM, Molosh AI, Patel D, Hashino E. Generation of inner ear sensory epithelia from pluripotent stem cells in 3D culture. Nature 2013 Aug 8;500(7461):217-21. PubMed PMID: 23842490.
  • Mando C, Tabano S, Pileri P, Colapietro P, Marino MA, Avagliano L, Doi P, Bulfamante G, Miozzo M, Cetin I. SNAT2 expression and regulation in human growth-restricted placentas. Pediatr Res 2013 Aug;74(2):104-10. PubMed PMID: 23728383.
  • May T, Zusevics KL, Strong KA. On the Ethics of Clinical Whole Genome Sequencing of Children. Pediatrics 2013 Aug 1;132(2):207-9. PubMed PMID: 23837175.
  • Perez-Atayde AR. Diagnosis of mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy disease in gastrointestinal biopsies. Human Pathology 2013 Jul;44(7):1440-6. PubMed PMID: 23453626.
  • Pham HB, Enzenauer RWM, Elder JEF+, Levin AVM. Retinal Hemorrhage After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation With Chest Compressions. [Report]. American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology 2013 Jun;34(2):122-4. PubMed PMID: 23629401.
  • Rickman C, Bickmore WA. Flashing a Light on the Spatial Organization of Transcription. Science 2013 Aug 9;341(6146):621-2. PubMed PMID: 23929972.
  • Roukos V, Voss TC, Schmidt CK, Lee S, Wangsa D, Misteli T. Spatial Dynamics of Chromosome Translocations in Living Cells. Science 2013 Aug 9;341(6146):660-4. PubMed PMID: 23929981.
  • Schiffman JD, Geller JI, Mundt E, Means A, Means L, Means V. Update on pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Aug 1;60(8):1247-52. PubMed PMID: 23625733.
  • Sundaram S, Ashby CR, Pekson R, Sampat V, Sitapara R, Mantell L, Chen CH, Yen H, Abhichandani K, Munnangi S, Khadtare N, Stephani RA, Reznik SE. N,N-Dimethylacetamide Regulates the Proinflammatory Response Associated with Endotoxin and Prevents Preterm Birth [abstract]. Am J Pathol 2013 Aug 1;183(2):422-30. PubMed PMID: 23770347.
  • Tarbell NJ, Friedman H, Polkinghorn WR, Yock T, Zhou T, Chen Z, Burger P, Barnes P, Kun L. High-Risk Medulloblastoma: A Pediatric Oncology Group Randomized Trial of Chemotherapy Before or After Radiation Therapy (POG 9031). Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 Aug 10;31(23):2936-41. PubMed PMID: 23857975.



August 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Stefan Kostadinov, M.D., Women and Infants Hospital

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  • Gilman EA, Koch CD, Santrach PJ, Schears GJ, Karon BS. Fresh and citrated whole-blood specimens can produce different thromboelastography results in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Aug;140(2):165-9. doi: 10.1309/AJCPYIQ9JNNSEN4Q. PubMed PMID: 23897250.
  • Perel SB, Prain KM, Wilson RJ, Hogan PG, Gillis D, Wong RC. Diagnostic Value of Distinguishing and Reporting Different Perinuclear ANCA (P-ANCA)Immunofluorescence Patterns: A Prospective Study. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Aug;140(2):184-92. doi: 10.1309/AJCP4Y8ADMKOSCXV. PubMed PMID: 23897253.
  • Moncada PA, Budvytiene I, Ho DY, Deresinski SC, Montoya JG, Banaei N. Utility of DNA sequencing for direct identification of invasive fungi from fresh andformalin-fixed specimens. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Aug;140(2):203-8. doi:10.1309/AJCPNSU2SDZD9WPW. PubMed PMID: 23897255.
  • Hejazi A, Hosseini M, Bahrani M. Acute necrotizing large vessel arteritis in a newborn: a case report and review of the literature. Am J Forensic Med Pathol.2013 Jun;34(2):127-9. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e31828d69da. PubMed PMID: 23629409.
  • Oliva A, Partemi S, Pascali VL, Brugada R. Genetic causes of sudden infant death syndrome: a postmortem investigation not to be missed. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2013 Jun;34(2):e3. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3182886d62. PubMed PMID: 23574868.
  • Sundaram S, Ashby CR Jr, Pekson R, Sampat V, Sitapara R, Mantell L, Chen CH,Yen H, Abhichandani K, Munnangi S, Khadtare N, Stephani RA, Reznik SE. N,N-dimethylacetamide regulates the proinflammatory response associated with endotoxin and prevents preterm birth. Am J Pathol. 2013 Aug;183(2):422-30. doi:10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.05.006. Epub 2013 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 23770347.
  • Uema N, Ooshio T, Harada K, Naito M, Naka K, Hoshii T, Tadokoro Y, Ohta K, Ali MA, Katano M, Soga T, Nakanuma Y, Okuda A, Hirao A. Abundant nucleostemin expression supports the undifferentiated properties of germ cell tumors. Am J Pathol. 2013 Aug;183(2):592-603. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.04.018. PubMed PMID: 23885716.
  • Green WM, Yonescu R, Morsberger L, Morris K, Netto GJ, Epstein JI, Illei PB, Allaf M, Ladanyi M, Griffin CA, Argani P. Utilization of a TFE3 Break-apart FISH Assay in a Renal Tumor Consultation Service. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Aug;37(8):1150-63. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e31828a69ae. PubMed PMID: 23715164.
  • Ballen KK, Gluckman E, Broxmeyer HE. Umbilical cord blood transplantation: the first 25 years and beyond. Blood. 2013 Jul 25;122(4):491-8. doi:10.1182/blood-2013-02-453175. Epub 2013 May 14. PubMed PMID: 23673863.
  • Salzer WL, Asselin B, Supko JG, Devidas M, Kaiser NA, Plourde P, Winick NJ,Reaman GH, Raetz E, Carroll WL, Hunger SP. Erwinia asparaginase achieves therapeutic activity after pegaspargase allergy: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Blood. 2013 Jul 25;122(4):507-14. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-01-480822. Epub 2013 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 23741010.
  • Nikolaev SI, Santoni F, Vannier A, Falconnet E, Giarin E, Basso G, Hoischen A, Veltman JA, Groet J, Nizetic D, Antonarakis SE. Exome sequencing identifies putative drivers of progression of transient myeloproliferative disorder to AMKL in infants with Down syndrome. Blood. 2013 Jul 25;122(4):554-61. doi: 10.1182/blood-2013-03-491936. Epub 2013 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 23733339.
  • Karpac J, Jasper H. Aging: seeking mitonuclear balance. Cell. 2013 Jul 18;154(2):271-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.06.046. PubMed PMID: 23870118.
  • Tachibana M, Amato P, Sparman M, Gutierrez NM, Tippner-Hedges R, Ma H, Kang E, Fulati A, Lee HS, Sritanaudomchai H, Masterson K, Larson J, Eaton D, Sadler-Fredd K, Battaglia D, Lee D, Wu D, Jensen J, Patton P, Gokhale S, Stouffer RL, Wolf D, Mitalipov S. Human embryonic stem cells derived by somatic cell nuclear transfer. Cell. 2013 Jun 6;153(6):1228-38. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.05.006. Epub 2013 May 15. PubMed PMID: 23683578.
  • Laurent C, Guérin M, Frenois FX, Thuries V, Jalabert L, Brousset P, Valmary-Degano S. Whole-slide imaging is a robust alternative to traditional fluorescent microscopy for fluorescence in situ hybridization imaging using break-apart DNA probes. Hum Pathol. 2013 Aug;44(8):1544-55. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2012.12.009. Epub 2013 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 23517924.
  • Won KY, Kim YW, Kim HS, Lee SK, Jung WW, Park YK. MicroRNA-199b-5p is involved in the Notch signaling pathway in osteosarcoma. Hum Pathol. 2013 Aug;44(8):1648-55. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.01.016. Epub 2013 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 23574781.
  • Rodríguez-Macías G, Martínez-Laperche C, Gayoso J, Noriega V, Serrano D, Balsalobre P, Muñoz-Martínez C, Díez-Martín JL, Buño I. Mutation of the NPM1 gene contributes to the development of donor cell-derived acute myeloid leukemia after unrelated cord blood transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Hum Pathol. 2013 Aug;44(8):1696-9. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.01.001. Epub 2013 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 23465275.
  • Zhu Y, Li Y, Haraguchi S, Yu M, Ohira M, Ozaki T, Nakagawa A, Ushijima T, Isogai E, Koseki H, Nakamura Y, Kong C, Mehlen P, Arakawa H, Nakagawara A. Dependence receptor UNC5D mediates nerve growth factor depletion-induced neuroblastoma regression. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 1;123(7):2935-47. doi: 10.1172/JCI65988. Epub 2013 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 23778138, PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3696554.
  • Ramachandrappa S, Raimondo A, Cali AM, Keogh JM, Henning E, Saeed S, Thompson A, Garg S, Bochukova EG, Brage S, Trowse V, Wheeler E, Sullivan AE, Dattani M, Clayton PE, Datta V, Bruning JB, Wareham NJ, O'Rahilly S, Peet DJ, Barroso I, Whitelaw ML, Farooqi IS. Rare variants in single-minded 1 (SIM1) are associated with severe obesity. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jul 1;123(7):3042-50. doi: 10.1172/JCI68016. Epub 2013 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 23778139, PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3696558.
  • Roy AC, Hawkes EA, Bardy P, Woo T, Ting K, Astill D, Stelios Karapetis C. Rare case of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia presenting as a solitary paraspinal mass alone. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Aug 1;31(22):e383-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2012.47.2308. Epub 2013 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 23796995.
  • Rai N, Thakur N. Congenital CMV With LAD Type 1 and NK Cell Deficiency. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Aug;35(6):468-9. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e31827e57b2. PubMed PMID: 23337546.
  • Andolina JR, Morrison CB, Thompson AA, Chaudhury S, Mack AK, Proytcheva M,Corey SJ. Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome: Diarrhea, no Longer Required? J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Aug;35(6):486-9. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3182667c13. PubMed PMID: 22935661, PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3514592.
  • Fisher PG. New recommendations for Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.05.024. PubMed PMID: 23796333.
  • Jaleel MA, Rosenfeld CR. Patent ductus arteriosus and intraventricular hemorrhage: a complex association. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):8-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.01.043. Epub 2013 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 23474275.
  • Keszler M. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: not quite there yet. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):15-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.02.007. Epub 2013 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 23499378.
  • Courts C, Grabmüller M, Madea B. Monoamine oxidase a gene polymorphism and the pathogenesis of sudden infant death syndrome. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):89-93. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.12.072. Epub 2013 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 23391042.
  • Skapek SX, Anderson J, Barr FG, Bridge JA, Gastier-Foster JM, Parham DM, Rudzinski ER, Triche T, Hawkins DS. PAX-FOXO1 fusion status drives unfavorable outcome for children with rhabdomyosarcoma: A children's oncology group report. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Sep;60(9):1411-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24532. Epub 2013 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 23526739.
  • Hangge PT, Cnota JF, Woo JG, Hinton AC, Divanovic AA, Manning PB, Ittenbach RF, Hinton RB. Microcephaly is associated with early adverse neurologic outcomes in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Res. 2013 Jul;74(1):61-7. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.61. Epub 2013 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 23575878.
  • Adams-Chapman I, Hansen NI, Shankaran S, Bell EF, Boghossian NS, Murray JC, Laptook AR, Walsh MC, Carlo WA, Sánchez PJ, Van Meurs KP, Das A, Hale EC, Newman NS, Ball MB, Higgins RD, Stoll BJ; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Ten-Year Review of Major Birth Defects in VLBW Infants. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;132(1):49-61. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3111. Epub 2013 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 23733791, PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3691532.
  • Greuber EK, Smith-Pearson P, Wang J, Pendergast AM. Role of ABL family kinases in cancer: from leukaemia to solid tumours. Nat Rev Cancer. 2013 Aug;13(8):559-71. doi: 10.1038/nrc3563. Epub 2013 Jul 11. PubMed PMID: 23842646.



July 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Neslihan Cetin, M.D.,Arkansas Children's Hospital.

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  • Gadner H, Minkov M, Grois N et al. Therapy prolongation improves outcome in multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Blood 2013;121:5006-5014. PubMed PMID: 23589673.
  • Gandre-Babbe S, Paluru P, Aribeana C et al. Patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells recapitulate hematopoietic abnormalities of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Blood 2013;121:4925-4929. PubMed PMID: 23620576.
  • Lamps L. PCR vs "PCAren't": Limitations of PCR-Based Assays Performed on Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Mucosal Biopsy Specimens. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2013;139:705-707. PubMed PMID: 23690111.
  • Rudzinski ER, Teot LA, Anderson JR et al. Dense Pattern of Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Lesion Easily Confused With Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children's Oncology Group. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2013;140:82-90. PubMed PMID: 23765537.
  • Rosado FG, Kim AS. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an update on diagnosis and pathogenesis. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2013;139:713-727. PubMed PMID: 23690113.
  • Olson J, Talekar M, Sachdev M et al. Potassium changes associated with blood transfusion in pediatric patients. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2013;139:800-805. PubMed PMID: 23690124.
  • Soundar EP, Jariwala P, Nguyen TC, Eldin KW, Teruya J. Evaluation of the international society on thrombosis and haemostasis and institutional diagnostic criteria of disseminated intravascular coagulation in pediatric patients. Am.J.Clin.Pathol. 2013;139:812-816. PubMed PMID: 23690126.
  • Gupta A, Sheridan RM, Towbin A et al. Multifocal Hepatic Neoplasia in 3 Children With APC Gene Mutation. Am.J.Surg.Pathol. 2013;37:1058-1066. PubMed PMID: 23715166.
  • Unuvar U, Ozkalipci O, Irencin S, Sahin U, Fincanci SK. Demonstration control agents: evaluation of 64 cases after massive use in Istanbul. Am.J.Forensic Med.Pathol. 2013;34:150-154. PubMed PMID: 23629392.
  • Hettmer S, Teot LA, van HP et al. Mutations in Hedgehog pathway genes in fetal rhabdomyomas. J.Pathol. 2013 PubMed PMID: 23780909.
  • O'Connor MJ, Harville TO, Rhodes-Clark B et al. Quantification, Identification, and Relevance of Anti-Human Leukocyte Antigen Antibodies Formed in Association With the Berlin Heart Ventricular Assist Device in Children. Transplantation 2013;95:1542-1547. PubMed PMID: 23778570.
  • Crowell KR, Patel RA, Fluchel M et al. Endoscopy in the diagnosis of intestinal graft-versus-host disease: Is lower endoscopy with biopsy as effective in diagnosis as upper endoscopy combined with lower endoscopy? Pediatr.Blood Cancer 2013 PubMed PMID: 23775774.
  • Abedalthagafi M, Phillips JJ, Kim GE et al. The alternative lengthening of telomere phenotype is significantly associated with loss of ATRX expression in high-grade pediatric and adult astrocytomas: a multi-institutional study of 214 astrocytomas. Mod.Pathol. 2013 PubMed PMID: 23765250.
  • Lowe EJ, Gross TG. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Children and Adolescents. Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2013 PubMed PMID: 23758281.
  • Kerr DA, Kaschula RO. Pediatric pathology services in Africa. Arch.Pathol.Lab Med. 2013;137:767-774. PubMed PMID: 23721271.
  • Proytcheva M. Bone marrow evaluation for pediatric patients. Int.J.Lab Hematol. 2013;35:283-289. PubMed PMID: 23590656.
  • Bajor-Dattilo EB, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES. Pathobiology of T-cell and NK-cell lymphomas. Best.Pract.Res.Clin.Haematol. 2013;26:75-87. PubMed PMID: 23768642.
  • Huppmann AR, Xi L, Raffeld M, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES. Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma in the pediatric age group: A lymphoma of low malignant potential. Pediatr.Blood Cancer 2013;60:1165-1170. PubMed PMID: 23382035.
  • Johnson K, Notrica DM, Carpentieri D, Jaroszewski D, Henry MM. Successful treatment of recurrent pediatric inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor in a single patient with a novel chemotherapeutic regimen containing celecoxib. J.Pediatr.Hematol.Oncol. 2013;35:414-416. PubMed PMID: 23669730.
  • Liu X, Xiao SY, Plesec TP et al. Collagenous colitis in children and adolescents: study of 7 cases and literature review. Mod.Pathol. 2013;26:881-887. PubMed PMID: 23348901.
  • Kaley JR, Bornhorst J, Wiggins M, Yared M. Prevalence and types of misrepresentation of publication record by pathology residency applicants. Arch.Pathol.Lab Med. 2013;137:979-982. PubMed PMID: 23808471.
  • Gerami P, Cooper C, Bajaj S et al. Outcomes of Atypical Spitz Tumors With Chromosomal Copy Number Aberrations and Conventional Melanomas in Children. Am.J.Surg.Pathol. 2013 PubMed PMID: 23797719.
  • O'Neill AC, Richter GT. Pharyngeal Dysphagia in children with down syndrome. Otolaryngol.Head Neck Surg. 2013;149:146-150. PubMed PMID: 23525851.
  • Elawabdeh N, Cone BM, Abramowsky CR et al. Epstein-Barr virus associated smooth muscle tumors in post transplant pediatric patients two cases of rare locations, and review of the literature. Fetal Pediatr.Pathol. 2013;32:184-191. PubMed PMID: 23445451.
  • Link DC. SNAREing a new cause of neutropenia. Blood 2013;121:4969-4970. PubMed PMID: 23788021.



June 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Gino Somers, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

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  • Arck, P. C. and K. Hecher (2013). "Fetomaternal immune cross-talk and its consequences for maternal and offspring's health." Nat Med 19(5): 548-56. PubMed PMID: 23652115.
  • Birks, D. K., A. M. Donson, et al. (2013). "Pediatric rhabdoid tumors of kidney and brain show many differences in gene expression but share dysregulation of cell cycle and epigenetic effector genes." Pediatr Blood Cancer 60(7): 1095-102. PubMed PMID: 23382118.
  • Cohen, J. F., R. Cohen, et al. (2013). "Rapid-Antigen Detection Tests for Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis: Revisiting False-Positive Results Using Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing." J Pediatr 162(6): 1282-1284 e1. PubMed PMID: 23465407.
  • Corchia, C., P. Ferrante, et al. (2013). "Cause-Specific Mortality of Very Preterm Infants and Antenatal Events." J Pediatr 162(6): 1125-1132 e4. PubMed PMID: 23337093.
  • Davis, K. L., N. Marina, et al. (2013). "Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia as Classified Using 2008 WHO Criteria: A Single-Center Experience." Am J Clin Pathol 139(6): 818-25. PubMed PMID: 23690127.
  • De Leeuw, M., E. Beuls, et al. (2013). "Confessed abusive blunt head trauma." Am J Forensic Med Pathol 34(2): 130-2. PubMed PMID: 23629386.
  • Ehdaivand, S., K. C. Chapin, et al. (2013). "Are biosafety practices in anatomical laboratories sufficient? A survey of practices and review of current guidelines." Hum Pathol 44(6): 951-8. PubMed PMID: 23317543.
  • Guijarro, M. V., S. Dahiya, et al. (2013). "Dual Pten/Tp53 Suppression Promotes Sarcoma Progression by Activating Notch Signaling." Am J Pathol 182(6): 2015-2027. PubMed PMID: 23708211.
  • Heisenberg, C. P. and Y. Bellaiche (2013). "Forces in Tissue Morphogenesis and Patterning." Cell 153(5): 948-962. PubMed PMID: 23706734.
  • Huppmann, A. R., L. Xi, et al. (2013). "Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma in the pediatric age group: A lymphoma of low malignant potential." Pediatr Blood Cancer 60(7): 1165-70. PubMed PMID: 23382035.
  • Kadlub, N., A. Coudert, et al. (2013). "PTCH1 mutation and local aggressiveness of odontogenic keratocystic tumors in children: is there a relationship?" Hum Pathol 44(6): 1071-8. PubMed PMID: 23317547.
  • Liau, J. Y., S. S. Chuang, et al. (2013). "The presence of clusters of plasmacytoid dendritic cells is a helpful feature for differentiating lupus panniculitis from subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma." Histopathology 62(7): 1057-66. PubMed PMID: 23600665.
  • Lo Nigro, L. (2013). "Biology of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia." J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35(4): 245-52. PubMed PMID: 23612374.
  • Neuhann, T. M., V. Mansmann, et al. (2013). "A Novel Germline KIT Mutation (p.L576P) in a Family Presenting With Juvenile Onset of Multiple Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Skin Hyperpigmentations, and Esophageal Stenosis." Am J Surg Pathol 37(6): 898-905. PubMed PMID: 23598963.
  • Pasquet, L., J. Y. Douet, et al. (2013). "Long-term prevention of chronic allograft rejection by regulatory T-cell immunotherapy involves host Foxp3-expressing T cells." Blood 121(21): 4303-10. PubMed PMID: 23580663.
  • Pham, H., R. W. Enzenauer, et al. (2013). "Retinal hemorrhage after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with chest compressions." Am J Forensic Med Pathol 34(2): 122-4. PubMed PMID: 23629401.
  • Rosado, F. G. and A. S. Kim (2013). "Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an update on diagnosis and pathogenesis." Am J Clin Pathol 139(6): 713-27. PubMed PMID: 23690113.
  • Shirley, M. D., H. Tang, et al. (2013). "Sturge-Weber syndrome and port-wine stains caused by somatic mutation in GNAQ." N Engl J Med 368(21): 1971-9. PubMed PMID: 23656586.
  • Simon-Keller, K., A. Paschen, et al. (2013). "Survivin Blockade Sensitizes Rhabdomyosarcoma Cells for Lysis by Fetal Acetylcholine Receptor-Redirected T Cells." Am J Pathol 182(6): 2121-2131. PubMed PMID: 23562272.
  • Skierka, J. M., K. E. Kotzer, et al. (2013). "UGT1A1 Genetic Analysis as a Diagnostic Aid for Individuals with Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia." J Pediatr 162(6): 1146-1152 e2. PubMed PMID: 23290513.
  • Soundar, E. P., P. Jariwala, et al. (2013). "Evaluation of the international society on thrombosis and haemostasis and institutional diagnostic criteria of disseminated intravascular coagulation in pediatric patients." Am J Clin Pathol 139(6): 812-6. PubMed PMID: 23690126.
  • Sweeney, R. T., B. Zhang, et al. (2013). "Desktop transcriptome sequencing from archival tissue to identify clinically relevant translocations." Am J Surg Pathol 37(6): 796-803. PubMed PMID: 23598961.
  • Syrmou, A., M. Tzetis, et al. (2013). "Array comparative genomic hybridization as a clinical diagnostic tool in syndromic and nonsyndromic congenital heart disease." Pediatr Res 73(6): 772-6. PubMed PMID: 23481551.
  • Tomlins, S. A., N. Palanisamy, et al. (2013). "Usefulness of a Monoclonal ERG/FLI1 Antibody for Immunohistochemical Discrimination of Ewing Family Tumors." Am J Clin Pathol 139(6): 771-9. PubMed PMID: 23690120.
  • Wong, J. R., J. K. Harris, et al. (2013). "Incidence of childhood and adolescent melanoma in the United States: 1973-2009." Pediatrics 131(5): 846-54. PubMed PMID: 23589817.



March 2013 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason Jarzembowski, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Abdul-Karim R, Berkman BE, Wendler D, et al. Disclosure of incidental findings from next-generation sequencing in pediatric genomic research. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):564-571. PubMed PMID: 23400601.
  • Been JV, Lievense S, Zimmermann LJ, et al. Chorioamnionitis as a risk factor for necrotizing enterocolitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb;162(2):236-42.e2. PubMed PMID: 22920508.
  • Bream EN, Leppellere CR, Cooper ME, et al. Candidate gene linkage approach to identify DNA variants that predispose to preterm birth. Pediatr Res. 2013 Feb;73(2):135-141. PubMed PMID: 23168575.
  • de Weerth C, Fuentes S, Puylaert P, de Vos WM. Intestinal microbiota of infants with colic: development and specific signatures. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb;131(2):e550-558. PubMed PMID: 23319531.
  • Franzblau EB, Punzalan RC, Friedman KD, et al. Use of purified fibrinogen concentrate for dysfibrinogenemia and importance of laboratory fibrinogen activity measurement. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Mar;60(3):500-502. PubMed PMID: 23129109.
  • Gielen GH, Gessi M, Hammes J, et al. H3F3A K27M Mutation in Pediatric CNS Tumors: A Marker for Diffuse High-Grade Astrocytomas. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Mar;139(3):345-349. PubMed PMID: 23429371.
  • Haskell SE, Hermann GM, Reinking BE, et al. Sertraline exposure leads to small left heart syndrome in adult mice. Pediatr Res. 2013 Mar;73(3):286- 293. PubMed PMID: 23232669.
  • Hotta R, Stamp LA, Foong JP, et al. Transplanted progenitors generate functional enteric neurons in the postnatal colon. J Clin Invest. 2013 Mar 1;123(3):1182-1191. PubMed PMID: 23454768.
  • Jiang P, Smith B, Qvist N, et al. Intestinal proteome changes during infant necrotizing enterocolitis. Pediatr Res. 2013 Mar;73(3):268-276. PubMed PMID: 23324825.
  • Kazmi SJ, Byer SJ, Eckert JM, et al. Transgenic mice overexpressing neuregulin-1 model neurofibroma-malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor progression and implicate specific chromosomal copy number variations in tumorigenesis. Am J Pathol. 2013 Mar;182(3):646-667. PubMed PMID: 23321323.
  • Lagarde P, Przybyl J, Brulard C, et al. Chromosome instability accounts for reverse metastatic outcomes of pediatric and adult synovial sarcomas. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Feb 10;31(5):608-615. PubMed PMID: 23319690.
  • Liu Q, Salaverria I, Pittaluga S, et al. Follicular lymphomas in children and young adults: a comparison of the pediatric variant with usual follicular lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Mar;37(3):333-343. PubMed PMID: 23108024.
  • Luxán G, Casanova JC, Martínez-Poveda B, et al. Mutations in the NOTCH pathway regulator MIB1 cause left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy. Nat Med. 2013 Feb;19(2):193-201. PubMed PMID: 23314057.
  • McHugh JB, Gopal P, Greenson JK. The clinical significance of focally enhanced gastritis in children. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Feb;37(2):295-299. PubMed PMID: 23108022.
  • Morley SR, Becker J, Al-Adnani M, Cohen MC. Drug- and alcohol-related deaths at a pediatric institution in the United kingdom. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2012 Dec;33(4):390-394. PubMed PMID: 22835964.
  • O'Leary CM, Jacoby PJ, Bartu A, et al. Maternal Alcohol Use and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Infant Mortality Excluding SIDS. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):e770-778. PubMed PMID: 23439895.
  • Rosado FG, Tang YW, Hasserjian RP, et al. Kikuchi-Fujimoto lymphadenitis: role of parvovirus B-19, Epstein-Barr virus, human herpesvirus 6, and human herpesvirus 8. Hum Pathol. 2013 Feb;44(2):255-259. PubMed PMID: 22939574.
  • Suganuma R, Wang LL, Sano H, et al. Peripheral neuroblastic tumors with genotype-phenotype discordance: a report from the Children's Oncology Group and the International Neuroblastoma Pathology Committee. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Mar;60(3):363-370. PubMed PMID: 22744966.
  • Tanpowpong P, Obuch JC, Jiang H, et al. Multicenter Study on Season of Birth and Celiac Disease: Evidence for a New Theoretical Model of Pathogenesis. J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;162(3):501-504. PubMed PMID: 23084709.
  • Vodopiutz J, Zoller H, Fenwick AL, et al. Homozygous SALL1 Mutation Causes a Novel Multiple Congenital Anomaly-Mental Retardation Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;162(3):612-617. PubMed PMID: 23069192.
  • Wallingford JB, Niswander LA, Shaw GM, Finnell RH. The continuing challenge of understanding, preventing, and treating neural tube defects. Science. 2013 Mar 1;339(6123). PubMed PMID: 23449594.
  • Watanabe Y, Tsuda H, Kotani T, et al. Amniotic lamellar body count and congenital diaphragmatic hernia in humans and in a rat model. Pediatr Res. 2013 Mar;73(3):344-348. PubMed PMID: 23344660.
  September 2012 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Dafydd Thomas, M.D., Ph.D.
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Fuchs DA, et al. Developmental differences in megakaryocyte size in infants and children. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012; 138:140-145. PMID: 22706869.
McDonald SA, et al. Comprehensive genomic studies. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012; 138:31-41. PMID: 22706855.
Bielle F, et al PHOX2B immunolabeling: A novel tool for the diagnosis of undifferentiated neuroblastomas among childhood small round blue-cell tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012; 36(8):1141-1149. PMID: 22790854.
Park HJ, et al. Use of the JL1 epitope, which encompasses the nonglycosylation site of CD43, as a marker of immature/neoplastic Langerhans cells. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Aug;36(8):1150-1157. PMID: 22790855.
Terry J, et al Immunohistochemical expression of CRX in extracranial malignant small round cell tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012; 36(8):1165-1169. PMID: 22790857.
Bishop JA, et al. NUT midline carcinomas of the sinonasal tract. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012; 36(8):1216-1221. PMID: 22534723.
Evans AG, et al. Pathologic characteristics of NUT Midline carcinoma arising in the mediastinum Am J Surg Pathol. 2012; 36(8):1222-1227. PMID: 22790861.
Dufour C, et al. Clinicopathologic prognostic factors in childhood atypical teratoid and rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system : a multicenter study. Cancer. 2012; 118(15): 3812-3821. PMID: 22180295.
Korkolopoulou P, et al. Phosphorylated 4E-binding protein 1 (p-4E-BP1): a novel prognostic marker in human astrocytomas. Histopathology. 2012; 61(2):293-305. PMID: 22690797.
Chimenti C, et al. Cardiac and skeletal myopathy in Fabry disease: a clinicopathologic correlative study. Hum Pathol. 2012; 43(9):1444-1452. PMID: 22406371.
Dunsmore KP, et al. Pilot study of nelarabine in combination with intensive chemotherapy in high-risk T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2012; 30(22):2753-2759. PMID: 22734022.
Alos N, et al. high incidence of vertebral fractures in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia 12 months after the initiation of therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2012; 30(22): 2760-2767. PMID: 22734031.
Holtzman MJ. Asthma as a chronic disease of the innate and adaptive immune systems responding to viruses and allergens. J Clin Invest. 2012; 122(8):2471-2478. PMID: 22850884.
Lee RS, et al. A remarkably simple genome underlies highly malignant pediatric rhabdoid cancers. J Clin Invest. 2012; 122(8) 2983-2988. PMID: 22797305.
Galeotti C, et al. Sustained remission of multicentric castleman disease in children treated with Tocilizumab, an anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012; 11:1623-1626. PMID: 22638145.
Amorim DM, et al. Fcγ receptor gene polymorphisms in childhood immune thrombocytopenic purpura. J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2012; 34(5): 349-352. PMID: 22713706.
Corona-Rivera A, et al. A translocation t(5;15)(q15;q11-13) infant case with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and literature review: prognosis implications. J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2012; 34(5): 368-371. PMID: 22395215.
Ikeda T, et al. A marked decrease in CD4-positive lymphocytes at the onset of hepatitis in a patient with hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia. J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2012; 34(5):375-377. PMID: 22246160.
Fujiki A, et al. Quantitative RT-PCR analysis of the MOZ-CBP fusion transcript in therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia with t(8;16)(p11;p13). J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2012; 34(5):402-405. PMID: 22278196.
Guimaraes EV, et al. Prevalence of hyponatremia at diagnosis and factors associated with the longitudinal variation in serum sodium levels in infants with cystic fibrosis. J Pediatr. 2012; 161(2):285-289. PMID: 22404954.
Kong A, et al. Rate of de novo mutations and the importance of father's age to disease risk. Nature. 2012; 488(7412):471-475. PMID: 22914163.
Schmidt D. Telepathology support in the diagnosis of solid tumors of childhood. A successful international model. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012; 59(2):207-208. PMID: 22345020.
Santiago TC, et al. Improving the histopathologic diagnosis of pediatric malignancies in a low-resource setting by combining focused training and telepathology strategies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012; 59(2):221-225. PMID: 22315236.
Redlich A, et al. Sensitivity of fine-needle biopsy in detecting pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012; 59(2):233-237. PMID: 22184105.
Dubrovsky L, et al. Analysis of pediatric autologous PBSC apheresis and transplant: Age is a major factor affecting post-transplant toxicity. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012; 59(2):301-305. PMID: 22180259.
Cost NG, et al. TP53 codon 72 polymorphisms in favorable histology Wilms tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012; 59(2):326-328. PMID: 22052810.
   
  July 2012 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason Jarzembowski, M.D., Ph.D.
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Harris ML, et al. Recent Iowa trends in sudden unexpected infant deaths: the importance of public health collaboration with medical examiners' offices. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2012;33:113-118. PubMed PMID: 20938328.
Ali, SA, et al. Does hypernatremia cause subdural hematoma in children?: two case reports and a meta-analysis of the literature. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2012;33:132-136. PubMed PMID: 22083079.
Zhao J, et al. Loss of Msx2 function down-regulates the FoxE3 expression and results in anterior segment dysgenesis resembling Peters anomaly. Am J Pathol. 2012;180(6):2230-2239. PubMed PMID: 22503753.
Jain A, et al. Endothelin-1 induces endoplasmic reticulum stress by activating the PLC-IP3 pathway: implications for placental pathophysiology in preeclampsia. Am J Pathol. 2012;180(6):2309-2320. PubMed PMID: 22503784.
Zhu J, et al. Down-regulation of miR-183 promotes migration and invasion of osteosarcoma by targeting ezrin. Am J Pathol. 2012;180(6):2440-2451.PubMed PMID: 22525461.
Wiesner T, et al. A distinct subset of atypical Spitz tumors is characterized by BRAF mutation and loss of BAP1 expression. Am J Surg Pathol. 36(6):818-830. PubMed PMID: 22367297.
Ramani P, et al. Podoplanin lymphatic density and invasion correlate with adverse clinicopathologic and biological factors and survival in neuroblastomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 36(6):908-915. PubMed PMID: 22588067.
Kawai T, et al. Frequent somatic mosaicism of NEMO in T cells of patients with X-linked anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with immunodeficiency. Blood. 2012;119:5458-5466.PubMed PMID: 22517901.
Spunt SL, et al. The clinical, research, and social value of autopsy after any cancer death : A perspective from the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Cancer. 2012;118(12):3002-3009. PubMed PMID: 22006470.
Choy E, et al. High-throughput genotyping in osteosarcoma identifies multiple mutations in phosphoinositide-3-kinase and other oncogenes. Cancer. 2012;118(11):2905-2914. PubMed PMID: 22006429.
Malempati S, Hawkins DS. Rhabdomyosarcoma: Review of the Children's Oncology Group (COG) soft-tissue Sarcoma committee experience and rationale for current COG studies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012;59(1):5-10. PubMed PMID: 22378628.
DuBois SG, et al. Evaluation of polymorphisms in EWSR1 and risk of Ewing sarcoma: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012;59(1):52-56. PubMed PMID: 21793187.
Sehic D, et al. SIX1 protein expression selectively identifies blastemal elements in Wilms tumor. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012;59(1):62-68. PubMed PMID: 22180226.
Hůlková H, Elleder M. Distinctive histopathological features that support a diagnosis of cholesterol ester storage disease in liver biopsy specimens. Histopathol. 2012;60(7):1107-1113.PubMed PMID: 22621222.
Lassman CR, Naini BV. Total parenteral nutrition therapy and liver injury: a histopathologic study with clinical correlation. Hum Pathol. 2012;43(6):826-833. PubMed PMID: 22075110.
Chen C-Y, et al. Blood flow reprograms lymphatic vessels to blood vessels. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(6):2006-2017. PubMed PMID: 22622036.
Brugières L, et al. High frequency of germline SUFU mutations in children with desmoplastic/nodular medulloblastoma younger than 3 years of age. J Clin Invest. 2012;122(6):2087-2093. PubMed PMID: 22508808.
Fisher PG, et al. Cancer in children with nonchromosomal birth defects. J Pediatrics. 2012;160(6):978-983.PubMed PMID: 22244463.
Shim S, et al. Cis-regulatory control of corticospinal system development and evolution. Nature. 2012;486(7401):74-79. PubMed PMID: 22678282.
Gomez-Ospina N, et al. Translocation affecting sonic hedgehog genes in basal-cell carcinoma. N Engl J Med. 2012;366:2233-2234. PubMed PMID: 22670922.
Guo C, et al. Combinatory effects of hepatic CD8+ and NK lymphocytes in bile duct injury from biliary atresia. Pediatr Res. 2012;71:638-644. PubMed PMID: 22476047.
Agrawal A, et al. An intronic ABCA3 mutation that is responsible for respiratory disease. Pediatr Res. 2012;71:633-637. PubMed PMID: 22337229.
Adelekan T, et al. Lipid profiles of children with Down Syndrome compared with their siblings. Pediatrics. 2012;129(6):e1382-e1387. PubMed PMID: 22585768.
Nancy P, et al. Chemokine gene silencing in decidual stromal cells limits T cell access to the maternal-fetal interface. Science. 2012;336(6086):1317-1321. PubMed PMID: 22679098.
   
  May 2012 Update
This month's Journal Watch prepared by Jason Jarzembowski, M.D., Ph.D.
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Klatte T, et al. Renal cell carcinoma associated with transcription factor E3 expression and Xp11.2 translocation: incidence, characteristics, and prognosis. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012 May;137(5):761-768. PubMed PMID: 22523215.
Smith SB, et al. Helicobacter pylori: To Stain or Not to Stain? Am J Clin Pathol. 2012 May;137(5):733-738. PubMed PMID: 22523211.
McCall CM, et al. Flow cytometric findings in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012 May;137(5):786-794. PubMed PMID: 22523218.
Le Henaff C, et al. The f508del mutation in cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene impacts bone formation. Am J Pathol. 2012 May;180(5):2068-2075. PubMed PMID: 22449949.
Kornegoor R, et al. The 3-layered ductal epithelium in gynecomastia. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 May;36(5):762-768. PubMed PMID: 22314184.
Talkowski ME, et al. Sequencing chromosomal abnormalities reveals neurodevelopmental loci that confer risk across diagnostic boundaries. Cell. 2012 Apr 27;149(3):525-537. PubMed PMID: 22521361.
Chen CY, et al. Accumulation of the inner nuclear envelope protein Sun1 is pathogenic in progeric and dystrophic laminopathies. Cell. 2012 Apr 27;149(3):565-577. PubMed PMID: 22541428.
Maguire A, Sheahan K. Pathology of oesophagitis. Histopathology. 2012 May;60(6):864-879. PubMed PMID: 21864316.
Dungwa JV, et al. Angiogenin up-regulation correlates with adverse clinicopathological and biological factors, increased microvascular density and poor patient outcome in neuroblastomas. Histopathology. 2012 May;60(6):911-923. PubMed PMID: 22372545.
Carbone A, Gloghini A. "Intrafollicular neoplasia" of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma: Description of a hypothetic early step of the disease. Hum Pathol. 2012 May;43(5):619-628. PubMed PMID: 22209342.
Levy M, et al. Expression of glypican-3 in undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma and mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver. Hum Pathol. 2012 May;43(5):695-701. PubMed PMID: 21937079.
Al-Janabi S,et al. Whole slide images for primary diagnostics of gastrointestinal tract pathology: a feasibility study. Hum Pathol. 2012 May;43(5):702-707. PubMed PMID: 21937077.
Bendon RW. Nosology: infarction hematoma, a placental infarction encasing a hematoma. Hum Pathol. 2012 May;43(5):761-763. PubMed PMID: 22079357.
Conkrite K, et al. Cooperation between Rb and Arf in suppressing mouse retinoblastoma. J Clin Invest. 2012 May 1;122(5):1726-1733. PubMed PMID: 22484813.
Kudryashova E, Kramerova I, Spencer MJ. Satellite cell senescence underlies myopathy in a mouse model of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2H. J Clin Invest. 2012 May 1;122(5):1764-1776. PubMed PMID: 22505452.
Blanco JG, et al. Anthracycline-Related Cardiomyopathy After Childhood Cancer: Role of Polymorphisms in Carbonyl Reductase Genes--A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2012 May 1;30(13):1415-1421. PubMed PMID: 22124095.
Chisholm KM, et al. Congenital pancreatoblastoma: report of an atypical case and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 May;34(4):310-315. PubMed PMID: 22278199.
Mellgren K, et al. Plasma cytokine profiles at diagnosis in pediatric patients with non-hodgkin lymphoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 May;34(4):271-275. PubMed PMID: 22430582.
Boghossian NS, et al. Major chromosomal anomalies among very low birth weight infants in the Vermont Oxford Network. J Pediatr. 2012 May;160(5):774-780.e11. PubMed PMID: 22177989.
Marsit CJ, et al. Placenta-imprinted gene expression association of infant neurobehavior. J Pediatr. 2012 May;160(5):854-860.e2. PubMed PMID: 22153677.
Gupta V, Poss KD. Clonally dominant cardiomyocytes direct heart morphogenesis. Nature. 2012 Apr 25;484(7395):479-484. PubMed PMID: 22538609.
Gilhar A, Etzioni A, Paus R. Alopecia areata. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 19;366(16):1515-1525. PubMed PMID: 22512484.
Sam TN, et al. MLL gene rearrangements in infant leukemia vary with age at diagnosis and selected demographic factors: a Children's Oncology Group (COG) study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jun;58(6):836-839. PubMed PMID: 21800415.
Philippe-Chomette P, et al. Desmoplastic small round cell tumors with EWS-WT1 fusion transcript in children and young adults. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jun;58(6):891-897. PubMed PMID: 22162435.
Gozali AE, et al. Choroid plexus tumors; management, outcome, and association with the Li-Fraumeni syndrome: the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) experience, 1991-2010. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jun;58(6):905-909. PubMed PMID: 21990040.
Christensen RD, et al. Reference Ranges for Lymphocyte Counts of Neonates: Associations Between Abnormal Counts and Outcomes. Pediatrics. 2012 May;129(5):e1165-e1172. PubMed PMID: 22508916.
Johnson CL, Versalovic J. The Human Microbiome and Its Potential Importance to Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2012 May;129(5):950-960. PubMed PMID: 22473366.
   
  July 2011 Update
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Kure K, Lingamfelter D, Taboada E. Large multifocal cardiac myxoma causing the sudden unexpected death of a 2-month-old infant-a rapidly growing, acquired lesion versus a congenital process?: a case report. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Jun;32(2):166-8. PubMed PMID: 21512386.
Carpentier PA, Dingman AL, Palmer TD. Placental TNF-a Signaling in Illness-Induced Complications of Pregnancy. Am J Pathol. 2011 Jun;178(6):2802-10. PubMed PMID: 21641402.
Hasselblatt M, Gesk S, Oyen F, Rossi S, Viscardi E, Giangaspero F, Giannini C, Judkins AR, Frühwald MC, Obser T, Schneppenheim R, Siebert R, Paulus W. Nonsense Mutation and Inactivation of SMARCA4 (BRG1) in an Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Showing Retained SMARCB1 (INI1) Expression. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Jun;35(6):933-935. PubMed PMID: 21566516.
Applebaum MA, Worch J, Matthay KK, Goldsby R, Neuhaus J, West DC, Dubois SG. Clinical features and outcomes in patients with extraskeletal ewing sarcoma. Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;117(13):3027-32. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25840. Epub 2011 Jan 10. PubMed PMID: 21692057.
Wallace WH. Oncofertility and preservation of reproductive capacity in children and young adults. Cancer. 2011 May 15;117(10 Suppl):2301-10. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26045. Review. PubMed PMID: 21523750.
Hudson TJ. Cancer genome variation in children, adolescents, and young adults. Cancer. 2011 May 15;117(10 Suppl):2262-7. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26049. Review. PubMed PMID: 21523744.
Seidinger AL, Mastellaro MJ, Paschoal Fortes F, Godoy Assumpção J, Aparecida Cardinalli I, Aparecida Ganazza M, Correa Ribeiro R, Brandalise SR, Dos Santos Aguiar S, Yunes JA. Association of the highly prevalent TP53 R337H mutation with pediatric choroid plexus carcinoma and osteosarcoma in southeast Brazil. Cancer. 2011 May 15;117(10):2228-35. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25826. Epub 2010 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 21192060.
Thomson M, Liu SJ, Zou LN, Smith Z, Meissner A, Ramanathan S. Pluripotency factors in embryonic stem cells regulate differentiation into germ layers. Cell. 2011 Jun 10;145(6):875-89. PubMed PMID: 21663792.
Chen C, Samuel TK, Sinclair J, Dailey HA, Hamza I. An Intercellular Heme-Trafficking Protein Delivers Maternal Heme to the Embryo during Development in C. elegans. Cell. 2011 May 27;145(5):720-31. PubMed PMID: 21620137; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3104245.
Autran D, Baroux C, Raissig MT, Lenormand T, Wittig M, Grob S, Steimer A, Barann M, Klostermeier UC, Leblanc O, Vielle-Calzada JP, Rosenstiel P, Grimanelli D, Grossniklaus U. Maternal epigenetic pathways control parental contributions to Arabidopsis early embryogenesis. Cell. 2011 May 27;145(5):707-19. PubMed PMID: 21620136.
Sang L, Miller JJ, Corbit KC, Giles RH, Brauer MJ, Otto EA, Baye LM, Wen X, Scales SJ, Kwong M, Huntzicker EG, Sfakianos MK, Sandoval W, Bazan JF, Kulkarni P, Garcia-Gonzalo FR, Seol AD, O'Toole JF, Held S, Reutter HM, Lane WS, Rafiq MA, Noor A, Ansar M, Devi AR, Sheffield VC, Slusarski DC, Vincent JB, Doherty DA, Hildebrandt F, Reiter JF, Jackson PK. Mapping the NPHP-JBTS-MKS Protein Network Reveals Ciliopathy Disease Genes and Pathways. Cell. 2011 May 13;145(4):513-28. PubMed PMID: 21565611.
Crawford JM, Hoffman RD, Black-Schaffer WS. Pathology subspecialty fellowship application reform 2007 to 2010. Hum Pathol. 2011 Jun;42(6):774-94. Epub 2010 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 21035167.
Fernandez-Pineda I, Parida L, Jenkins JJ, Davidoff AM, Rao BN, Rodriguez-Galindo C. Childhood Hemangiopericytoma: Review of St Jude Children's Research Hospital. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Jul;33(5):356-9. PubMed PMID: 21602721.
Park M, Koh KN, Kim BE, Im HJ, Kim DY, Seo JJ. Pancreatic neoplasms in childhood and adolescence. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 May;33(4):295-300. PubMed PMID: 21464765.
Miller A, Riehle-Colarusso T, Alverson CJ, Frías JL, Correa A. Congenital heart defects and major structural noncardiac anomalies, atlanta, georgia, 1968 to 2005. J Pediatr. 2011 Jul;159(1):70-78.e2. Epub 2011 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 21329942.
Cecchetto G, Ferrari A, Bernini G, Alaggio R, Collini P, Virgone C, Terenziani M, Dall'igna P, Cozza R, Conte M, Bisogno G. Sex cord stromal tumors of the ovary in children: a clinicopathological report from the Italian TREP project. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;56(7):1062-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22918. Epub 2010 Dec 15. PubMed PMID: 21488154.
Lugowska I, Wozniak W, Klepacka T, Michalak E, Szamotulska K. A prognostic evaluation of vascular endothelial growth factor in children and young adults with osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jul 15;57(1):63-8. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23021. Epub 2011 Mar 17. PubMed PMID: 21416580.
Durmaz A, Durmaz B, Kadioglu B, Aksoylar S, Karapinar D, Koturoglu G, Orman MN, Ozkinay F, Cogulu O. The Association of minor congenital anomalies and childhood cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;56(7):1098-102. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23049. Epub 2011 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 21360657.
Bruggers CS, Bleyl SB, Pysher T, Barnette P, Afify Z, Walker M, Biegel JA. Clinicopathologic comparison of familial versus sporadic atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors (AT/RT) of the central nervous system. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jul 1;56(7):1026-31. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22757. Epub 2010 Sep 16. PubMed PMID: 20848638.
Bragde H, Jansson U, Jarlsfelt I, Söderman J. Gene expression profiling of duodenal biopsies discriminates celiac disease mucosa from normal mucosa. Pediatr Res. 2011 Jun;69(6):530-7. PubMed PMID: 21378598.
   
  April 2011 Update
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Ozdemir H, Çiftçi E, Ince EU, Ertem M, Ince E, Dogru U. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Mar;33(2):135-7. PubMed PMID: 21285906.
Blau J, Calo JM, Dozor D, Sutton M, Alpan G, La Gamma EF. Transfusion-related acute gut injury: necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight neonates after packed red blood cell transfusion. J Pediatr. 2011 Mar;158(3):403-9. Epub 2010 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 21067771.
Puiman PJ, Burger-Van Paassen N, Schaart MW, De Bruijn AC, De Krijger RR, Tibboel D, Van Goudoever JB, Renes IB. Paneth cell hyperplasia and metaplasia in necrotizing enterocolitis. Pediatr Res. 2011 Mar;69(3):217-23. PubMed PMID: 21372757.
Afrazi A, Sodhi CP, Richardson W, Neal M, Good M, Siggers R, Hackam DJ. New insights into the pathogenesis and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis: Toll-like receptors and beyond. Pediatr Res. 2011 Mar;69(3):183-8. PubMed PMID: 21135755.
Alverson CJ, Strickland MJ, Gilboa SM, Correa A. Maternal smoking and congenital heart defects in the Baltimore-washington infant study. Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;127(3):e647-53. Epub 2011 Feb 28. PubMed PMID: 21357347.
Kimoto T, Inoue M, Tokimasa S, Yagyu S, Iehara T, Hosoi H, Kawa K. Detection of MYCN DNA in the cerebrospinal fluid for diagnosing isolated central nervous system relapse in neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):865-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22925. Epub 2011 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 21370425.
Combaret V, Bréjon S, Iacono I, Schleiermacher G, Pierron G, Ribeiro A, Bergeron C, Marabelle A, Puisieux A. Determination of 17q gain in patients with neuroblastoma by analysis of circulating DNA. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):757-61. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22816. Epub 2011 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 21370407.
England RJ, Haider N, Vujanic GM, Kelsey A, Stiller CA, Pritchard-Jones K, Powis M. Mesoblastic nephroma: A report of the United Kingdom children's cancer and leukaemia group (CCLG). Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):744-8. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22871. Epub 2011 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 21370406.
van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, van Tinteren H, Rehorst H, Coulombe A, Patte C, de Camargo B, de Kraker J, Leuschner I, Lugtenberg R, Pritchard-Jones K, Sandstedt B, Spreafico F, Graf N, Vujanic GM. Malignant rhabdoid tumours of the kidney (MRTKs), registered on recent SIOP protocols from 1993 to 2005: A report of the SIOP renal tumour study group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):733-7. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22922. Epub 2010 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 21370404.
Dantonello TM, Winkler P, Boelling T, Friedel G, Schmid I, Mattke AC, Ljungman G, Bielack SS, Klingebiel T, Koscielniak E; on behalf of the CWS Study Group. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with metastases confined to the lungs: Report from the CWS Study Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):725-732. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22862. Epub 2010 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 21370403.
Schreiber RD, Old LJ, Smyth MJ. Cancer immunoediting: integrating immunity's roles in cancer suppression and promotion. Science. 2011 Mar 25;331(6024):1565-70. PubMed PMID: 21436444.
van Hattem WA, Langeveld D, de Leng WW, Morsink FH, van Diest PJ, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Giardiello FM, Offerhaus GJ, Brosens LA. Histologic variations in juvenile polyp phenotype correlate with genetic defect underlying juvenile polyposis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Apr;35(4):530-6. PubMed PMID: 21412070; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3060771.
Bertrand G, Drame M, Martageix C, Kaplan C. Prediction of the fetal status in noninvasive management of alloimmune thrombocytopenia. Blood. 2011 Mar 17;117(11):3209-13. Epub 2011 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 21239703.
Freyer DR, Devidas M, La M, Carroll WL, Gaynon PS, Hunger SP, Seibel NL. Postrelapse survival in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia is independent of initial treatment intensity: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Blood. 2011 Mar 17;117(11):3010-5. Epub 2010 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 21193696.
De Paepe ME, Mao Q, Ghanta S, Hovanesian V, Padbury JF. Alveolar epithelial cell therapy with human cord blood-derived hematopoietic progenitor cells. Am J Pathol. 2011 Mar;178(3):1329-39. PubMed PMID: 21356383.
Wu X, Simpson J, Hong JH, Kim KH, Thavarajah NK, Backx PH, Neel BG, Araki T. MEK-ERK pathway modulation ameliorates disease phenotypes in a mouse model of Noonan syndrome associated with the Raf1L613V mutation. J Clin Invest. 2011 Mar 1;121(3):1009-25. doi: 10.1172/JCI44929. Epub 2011 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 21339642; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3049402.
Cohle SD. Circumflex Artery From the Right Coronary Sinus: A Not-So-Benign Anomaly. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21346519.
Goonasekera SA, Lam CK, Millay DP, Sargent MA, Hajjar RJ, Kranias EG, Molkentin JD. Mitigation of muscular dystrophy in mice by SERCA overexpression in skeletal muscle. J Clin Invest. 2011 Feb 1. pii: 43844. doi: 10.1172/JCI43844. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21285509; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3049367.
Nijagal A, Wegorzewska M, Jarvis E, Le T, Tang Q, MacKenzie TC. Maternal T cells limit engraftment after in utero hematopoietic cell transplantation in mice. J Clin Invest. 2011 Feb 1;121(2):582-92. doi: 10.1172/JCI44907. Epub 2011 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 21245575; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3026737.
   
  January 2011 Update
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Murray MJ, Halsall DJ, Hook CE, Williams DM, Nicholson JC, Coleman N. Identification of microRNAs From the miR-371~373 and miR-302 clusters as potential serum biomarkers of malignant germ cell tumors. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Jan;135(1):119-25. PubMed PMID: 21173133.
Grimm KE, Chen C, Weiss LM. Necessity of bilateral bone marrow biopsies for ancillary cytogenetic studies in the pediatric population. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Dec;134(6):982-6. PubMed PMID: 21088163.
Neudecker S, Walz R, Menon K, Maier E, Bihoreau MT, Obermuller N, Kranzlin B, Gretz N, Hoffmann SC. Transgenic overexpression of Anks6(p.R823W) causes polycystic kidney disease in rats. Am J Pathol. 2010 Dec;177(6):3000-9. PubMed PMID: 21119215; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2993307.
Carone BR, Fauquier L, Habib N, Shea JM, Hart CE, Li R, Bock C, Li C, Gu H, Zamore PD, Meissner A, Weng Z, Hofmann HA, Friedman N, Rando OJ. Paternally induced transgenerational environmental reprogramming of metabolic gene expression in mammals. Cell. 2010 Dec 23;143(7):1084-96. PubMed PMID: 21183072.
Sacco A, Mourkioti F, Tran R, Choi J, Llewellyn M, Kraft P, Shkreli M, Delp S, Pomerantz JH, Artandi SE, Blau HM. Short Telomeres and Stem Cell Exhaustion Model Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in mdx/mTR Mice. Cell. 2010 Dec 23;143(7):1059-71. Epub 2010 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 21145579.
Dishop MK, McKay EM, Kreiger PA, Priest JR, Williams GM, Langston C, Jarzembowski J, Suchi M, Dehner LP, Hill DA. Fetal lung interstitial tumor (FLIT): A proposed newly recognized lung tumor of infancy to be differentiated from cystic pleuropulmonary blastoma and other developmental pulmonary lesions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Dec;34(12):1762-72. PubMed PMID: 21107081.
Matschke J. Fatal ischemic stroke due to dissecting aneurysm of the intracranial arteries presenting as sudden unexpected death in childhood. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 Dec;31(4):364-9. PubMed PMID: 21171202.
Sutton E, Hughes J, White S, Sekido R, Tan J, Arboleda V, Rogers N, Knower K, Rowley L, Eyre H, Rizzoti K, McAninch D, Goncalves J, Slee J, Turbitt E, Bruno D, Bengtsson H, Harley V, Vilain E, Sinclair A, Lovell-Badge R, Thomas P. Identification of SOX3 as an XX male sex reversal gene in mice and humans. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan 4;121(1):328-41. doi: 10.1172/JCI42580. Epub 2010 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 21183788; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3007141.
Jain R, Engleka KA, Rentschler SL, Manderfield LJ, Li L, Yuan L, Epstein JA. Cardiac neural crest orchestrates remodeling and functional maturation of mouse semilunar valves. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan 4;121(1):422-30. doi: 10.1172/JCI44244. Epub 2010 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 21157040; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3007154.
Hu Q, Gao F, Tian W, Ruteshouser EC, Wang Y, Lazar A, Stewart J, Strong LC, Behringer RR, Huff V. Wt1 ablation and Igf2 upregulation in mice result in Wilms tumors with elevated ERK1/2 phosphorylation. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan 4;121(1):174-83. doi: 10.1172/JCI43772. Epub 2010 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 21123950; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3007149.
Henderson TO, Bhatia S, Pinto N, London WB, McGrady P, Crotty C, Sun CL, Cohn SL. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Risk and Survival in Children With Neuroblastoma: A Children's Oncology Group Study. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jan 1;29(1):76-82. Epub 2010 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 21098321.
Taylor AJ, Little MP, Winter DL, Sugden E, Ellison DW, Stiller CA, Stovall M, Frobisher C, Lancashire ER, Reulen RC, Hawkins MM. Population-based risks of CNS tumors in survivors of childhood cancer: the british childhood cancer survivor study. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Dec 20;28(36):5287-93. Epub 2010 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 21079138.
Radhakrishnan N, Yadav SP, Sachdeva A, Pruthi PK, Sawhney S, Piplani T, Wada T, Yachie A. Human heme oxygenase-1 deficiency presenting with hemolysis, nephritis, and asplenia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Jan;33(1):74-8. PubMed PMID: 21088618.
Birks DK, Barton VN, Donson AM, Handler MH, Vibhakar R, Foreman NK. Survey of MicroRNA expression in pediatric brain tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Feb;56(2):211-6. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22723. Epub 2010 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 21157891.
Schmidt LS, Schmiegelow K, Lahteenmaki P, Trager C, Stokland T, Grell K, Gustafson G, Sehested A, Raashou-Nielsen O, Johansen C, Schuz J. Incidence of childhood central nervous system tumors in the Nordic countries. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jan;56(1):65-9. PubMed PMID: 21108441.
Navalkele P, O'Dorisio MS, O'Dorisio TM, Zamba GK, Lynch CF. Incidence, survival, and prevalence of neuroendocrine tumors versus neuroblastoma in children and young adults: nine standard SEER registries, 1975-2006. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jan;56(1):50-7. PubMed PMID: 21108439.
Eaton KW, Tooke LS, Wainwright LM, Judkins AR, Biegel JA. Spectrum of SMARCB1/INI1 mutations in familial and sporadic rhabdoid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jan;56(1):7-15. PubMed PMID: 21108436.
Citak FE, Citak EC, Akkaya E, Kosan B, Ezer U, Kurekci AE. Minor anomalies in children with hematological malignancies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Feb;56(2):258-61. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22689. Epub 2010 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 20860040.
Hagleitner MM, Coenen MJ, Jeuken JW, Flucke U, Schreuder HW, te Loo DM, Hoogerbrugge PM. Taqman genotyping assays can be used on decalcified and paraffin-embedded tissue from patients with osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Jan;56(1):35-8. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22654. Epub 2010 Sep 16. PubMed PMID: 20848662.
Hecht JL, Fichorova RN, Tang VF, Allred EN, McElrath TF, Leviton A; Elgan Study Investigators. Relationship Between Neonatal Blood Protein Concentrations and Placenta Histologic Characteristics in Extremely Low GA Newborns. Pediatr Res. 2011 Jan;69(1):68-73. PubMed PMID: 20921924.
   
  November 2010 Update
Watch list prepared by L. Corey Hanley, M.D., SPP Website Associate Editor.
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Nakayama R, Mitani S, Nakagawa T, Hasegawa T, Kawai A, Morioka H, Yabe H, Toyama Y, Ogose A, Toguchida J, Nakayama T, Yoshida T, Ichikawa H. Gene expression profiling of synovial sarcoma: distinct signature of poorly differentiated type. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Nov;34(11):1599-607. PubMed PMID: 20975339.
Torbenson M, Hart J, Westerhoff M, Azzam RK, Elgendi A, Mziray-Andrew HC, Kim GE, Scheimann A. Neonatal giant cell hepatitis: histological and etiological findings. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Oct;34(10):1498-503. PubMed PMID: 20871223.
Guarner J, Bhatnagar J, Shane AL, Jones T, DeLeon-Carnes MN, Schemankewitz E, Zaki SR. Correlation of the detection of Clostridium difficile toxins in stools and presence of the clostridia in tissues of children. Hum Pathol. 2010 Nov;41(11):1586-92. Epub 2010 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 20656321.
Miyoshi H, Tamura G, Satoh T, Homma R, Omoto E, Nakano N, Wada R. Disseminated Mycobacterium genavense infection in a healthy boy. Hum Pathol. 2010 Nov;41(11):1646-9. Epub 2010 Jul 22. PubMed PMID: 20655091.
Madden JR, Addo-Yobo SO, Donson AM, Liu AK, McNatt SA, Kleinschmidt-Demasters BK, Fenton LZ, Foreman NK, Smith AA. Radiation-induced glioblastoma multiforme in children treated for medulloblastoma with characteristics of both medulloblastoma and glioblastoma multiforme. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Oct;32(7):e272-8. PubMed PMID: 20736849.
Gesundheit B, Parkin P, Greenberg M, Baruchel S, Senger C, Kapelushnik J, Smith C, Klement GL. The role of angiogenesis in the transformation of plexiform neurofibroma into malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors in children with neurofibromatosis type 1. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Oct;32(7):548-53. PubMed PMID: 20686424.
Drolet BA, Chamlin SL, Garzon MC, Adams D, Baselga E, Haggstrom AN, Holland KE, Horii KA, Juern A, Lucky AW, Mancini AJ, McCuaig C, Metry DW, Morel KD, Newell BD, Nopper AJ, Powell J, Frieden IJ. Prospective study of spinal anomalies in children with infantile hemangiomas of the lumbosacral skin. J Pediatr. 2010 Nov;157(5):789-94. Epub 2010 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 20828712.
Grumati P, Coletto L, Sabatelli P, Cescon M, Angelin A, Bertaggia E, Blaauw B, Urciuolo A, Tiepolo T, Merlini L, Maraldi NM, Bernardi P, Sandri M, Bonaldo P. Autophagy is defective in collagen VI muscular dystrophies, and its reactivation rescues myofiber degeneration. Nat Med. 2010 Nov;16(11):1313-20. Epub 2010 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 21037586.
Swarbrick A, Woods SL, Shaw A, Balakrishnan A, Phua Y, Nguyen A, Chanthery Y, Lim L, Ashton LJ, Judson RL, Huskey N, Blelloch R, Haber M, Norris MD, Lengyel P, Hackett CS, Preiss T, Chetcuti A, Sullivan CS, Marcusson EG, Weiss W, L'Etoile N, Goga A. miR-380-5p represses p53 to control cellular survival and is associated with poor outcome in MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma. Nat Med. 2010 Oct;16(10):1134-40. Epub 2010 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 20871609.
Cross SF, Arbuckle S, Priest JR, Marshall G, Charles A, Dalla Pozza L. Familial pleuropulmonary blastoma in Australia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;55(7):1417-9. PubMed PMID: 20981696.
Gobbi D, Igna PD, Messina C, Cesca E, Cecchetto G. Focal nodular hyperplasia in pediatric patients with and without oncologic history. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;55(7):1420-2. PubMed PMID: 20949588.
Drolet JP, Lefebvre MA, Bernard C, Mitchell D, McCusker C, Mazer B. Multicentric castleman disease in a child with primary immunodeficiency. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 1;55(6):1198-200. PubMed PMID: 20848636.
Rosychuk RJ, Witol A, Stobart K. Childhood cancer trends in a western Canadian province: a population-based 22-year retrospective study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;55(7):1348-55. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22785. Epub 2010 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 20830776.
Abate ME, Longhi A, Galletti S, Ferrari S, Bacci G. Non-metastatic osteosarcoma of the extremities in children aged 5 years or younger. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Oct;55(4):652-4. PubMed PMID: 20806363.
D'Angelo P, Carli M, Ferrari A, Manzitti C, Mura R, Miglionico L, Di Cataldo A, Grigoli A, Cecchetto G, Bisogno G; AIEOP Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Breast metastases in children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: Experience of the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Dec 15;55(7):1306-9. doi: 10.1002/pbc.22729. Epub 2010 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 20730885.
Maitra M, Koenig SN, Srivastava D, Garg V. Identification of GATA6 sequence variants in patients with congenital heart defects. Pediatr Res. 2010 Oct;68(4):281-5. PubMed PMID: 20581743; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2940936.
Czosek RJ, Haaning A, Ware SM. A mouse model of conduction system patterning abnormalities in heterotaxy syndrome. Pediatr Res. 2010 Oct;68(4):275-80. PubMed PMID: 20581739; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2940945.
Starmer AJ, Duby JC, Slaw KM, Edwards A, Leslie LK; Members of Vision of Pediatrics 2020 Task Force. Pediatrics in the year 2020 and beyond: preparing for plausible futures. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov;126(5):971-81. Epub 2010 Oct 18. PubMed PMID: 20956424.
Romano AA, Allanson JE, Dahlgren J, Gelb BD, Hall B, Pierpont ME, Roberts AE, Robinson W, Takemoto CM, Noonan JA. Noonan syndrome: clinical features, diagnosis, and management guidelines. Pediatrics. 2010 Oct;126(4):746-59. Epub 2010 Sep 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 20876176.
Deneau M, Wallentine J, Guthery S, O'Gorman M, Bohnsack J, Fluchel M, Bezzant J, Pohl JF. Natural killer cell lymphoma in a pediatric patient with inflammatory bowel disease. Pediatrics. 2010 Oct;126(4):e977-81. Epub 2010 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 20837584.
Hiby SE, Apps R, Sharkey AM, Farrell LE, Gardner L, Mulder A, Claas FH, Walker JJ, Redman CC, Morgan L, Tower C, Regan L, Moore GE, Carrington M, Moffett A. Maternal activating KIRs protect against human reproductive failure mediated by fetal HLA-C2. J Clin Invest. 2010 Nov 1;120(11):4102-10. doi: 10.1172/JCI43998. Epub 2010 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: 20972337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2964995.
   
  January 2010 Update
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Rutledge J, et al. Application of the Toyota Production System improves core laboratory operations. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Jan;133(1):24-31. PubMed PMID: 20023255.
Adeyi O, et al. Liver allograft pathology: approach to interpretation of needle biopsies with clinicopathological correlation. J Clin Pathol. 2010 Jan;63(1):47-74. PubMed PMID: 19847014.
Echtler K,et al.. Platelets contribute to postnatal occlusion of the ductus arteriosus. Nat Med. 2010 Jan;16(1):75-82. 19966813.
Verdeguer F, Let al. A mitotic transcriptional switch in polycystic kidney disease. Nat Med. 2010 Jan;16(1):106-10. PubMed PMID: 19966811.
Sheridan RL, et al. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 41-2009. A 16-year-old boy with hypothermia and frostbite. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 31; 361(27):2654-62. PubMed PMID: 20042758.
Libster R, et al. Pediatric hospitalizations associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Argentina. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 7;362(1):45-55. PubMed PMID: 20032320.
Dubois SG, et al. Flow cytometric detection of Ewing sarcoma cells in peripheral blood and bone marrow. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):13-18. PubMed PMID: 19711435.
Sari N, et al. Treatment results of the Ewing sarcoma of bone and prognostic factors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):19-24. PubMed PMID: 19760772.
Morimoto A, et al.; HLH/LCH Committee of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Hematology. Nationwide survey of single-system single site Langerhans cell histiocytosis in Japan. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):98-102. PubMed PMID: 19728332.
Sultan I, et al. Age, stage, and radiotherapy, but not primary tumor site, affects the outcome of patients with malignant rhabdoid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):35-40. PubMed PMID: 19798737.
Buddingh EP, et al. Prognostic factors in pulmonary metastasized high-grade osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Feb;54(2):216-21. PubMed PMID: 19890902.
Kanathezhath B, et al. Hemoglobin Hakkari: an autosomal dominant form of beta thalassemia with inclusion bodies arising from de novo mutation in exon 2 of beta globin gene. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Feb;54(2):332-5. PubMed PMID: 19852066.
Ballabh P. Intraventricular hemorrhage in premature infants: mechanism of disease. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jan;67(1):1-8. PubMed PMID: 19816235.
Smedts HP, et al. VEGF polymorphisms are associated with endocardial cushion defects: a family-based case-control study. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jan;67(1):23-8. PubMed PMID: 19816237.
Leviton A, et al. Microbiologic and histologic characteristics of the extremely preterm infant's placenta predict white matter damage and later cerebral palsy. the ELGAN study. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jan;67(1):95-101. PubMed PMID: 19745780.
Knipscheer P, et al. The Fanconi anemia pathway promotes replication-dependent DNA interstrand cross-link repair. Science. 2009 Dec 18;326(5960):1698-701. PubMed PMID: 19965384.
   
  December 2009 Update
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Melanson SE, et al. Applying Lean/Toyota production system principles to improve phlebotomy patient satisfaction and workflow. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Dec;132(6):914-9. PubMed PMID: 19926584.
Silingardi E, et al. Unexpected intrauterine fetal death in parvovirus B19 fetal infection. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2009 Dec;30(4):394-7. PubMed PMID: 19901803.
Gualco G, et al.. Nodal diffuse large B-cell lymphomas in children and adolescents: immunohistochemical expression patterns and c-MYC translocation in relation to clinical outcome. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Dec;33(12):1815-22. PubMed PMID: 19816150.
Qaddoumi I, et al. Outcome and prognostic features in pediatric gliomas: a review of 6212 cases from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. Cancer. 2009 Oct 7;115(24):5761-5770. PubMed PMID: 19813274.
Hsieh MH, et al. Increasing incidence of neuroblastoma and potentially higher associated mortality of children from nonmetropolitan areas: analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Dec;31(12):942-6. PubMed PMID: 19875967.
Manea EM, et al. Pearson syndrome in the neonatal period: two case reports and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Dec;31(12):947-51. PubMed PMID: 19881395.
Eventov-Friedman S, et al. Third trimester fetal intracranial hemorrhage owing to vitamin K deficiency associated with hyperemesis gravidarum. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Dec;31(12):985-8. PubMed PMID: 19956025.
Narkewicz MR, et al.; Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group. Pattern of diagnostic evaluation for the causes of pediatric acute liver failure: an opportunity for quality improvement. J Pediatr. 2009 Dec;155(6):801-806.e1. PubMed PMID: 19643443.
Eyre R, et al. Epidemiology of bone tumours in children and young adults. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec;53(6):941-52. Review. PubMed PMID: 19618453.
Avigad S, et al. Aberrant methylation and reduced expression of RASSF1A in Ewing sarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec;53(6):1023-8. PubMed PMID: 19637319.
Barton VN, et al. PARP1 expression in pediatric central nervous system tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec 15;53(7):1227-30. PubMed PMID: 19533660.
Sultan I, et al. Age, stage, and radiotherapy, but not primary tumor site, affects the outcome of patients with malignant rhabdoid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):35-40. PubMed PMID: 19798737.
Morgenstern DA, et al. Clinical and pathological features of paediatric malignant rhabdoid tumours. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):29-34. PubMed PMID: 19653294.
Lin YC, et al. Variants in the UGT1A1 gene and the risk of pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Pediatrics. 2009 Dec;124(6):e1221-7. PubMed PMID: 19948621.
McGowan KE, et al. The changing face of childhood celiac disease in North America: impact of serological testing. Pediatrics. 2009 Dec;124(6):1572-8. PubMed PMID: 19948628.
Chang HY. Anatomic demarcation of cells: genes to patterns. Science. 2009 Nov 27;326(5957):1206-7. PubMed PMID: 19965461.
   
  11-20-2009 Update
The November list was prepared with the assistance of L. Corey Hanley and Elaine Cham, pediatric pathology fellows.
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Cibas ES, Ali SZ. The Bethesda System For Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Nov;132(5):658-665. PubMed PMID: 19846805.
Fuda FS, Karandikar NJ, Chen W. Significant CD5 expression on normal stage 3 hematogones and mature B Lymphocytes in bone marrow. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Nov;132(5):733-737. PubMed PMID: 19846815.
Millay DP, Maillet M, Roche JA, Sargent MA, McNally EM, Bloch RJ, Molkentin JD. Genetic manipulation of dysferlin expression in skeletal muscle: novel insights into muscular dystrophy. Am J Pathol. 2009 Nov;175(5):1817-1823. PubMed PMID: 19834057.
Yuasa T, Kondo N, Yasuhara R, Shimono K, Mackem S, Pacifici M, Iwamoto M, Enomoto-Iwamoto M. Transient activation of Wnt/{beta}-catenin signaling induces abnormal growth plate closure and articular cartilage thickening in postnatal mice. Am J Pathol. 2009 Nov;175(5):1993-2003. PubMed PMID: 19815716.
Krishnan C, Higgins JP, West RB, Natkunam Y, Heerema-McKenney A, Arber DA. Microtubule-associated protein-2 is a sensitive marker of primary and metastatic neuroblastoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Nov;33(11):1695-1704. PubMed PMID: 19701075.
Lau PP, Wong OK, Lui PC, Cheung OY, Ho LC, Wong WC, To KF, Chan JK. Myopericytoma in patients with AIDS: a new class of Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumor. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Nov;33(11):1666-1672. PubMed PMID: 19675451.
Coffin CM, Lowichik A, Putnam A. Lipoblastoma (LPB): a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 59 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Nov;33(11):1705-1712. PubMed PMID: 19738456.
Faraji H, Nguyen BN, Mai KT. Renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma: a study of six cases and a meta-analytic study. Development of criteria for screening the entity with prognostic significance. Histopathology. 2009 Nov;55(5):525-534. PubMed PMID: 19912358.
Volante M, Bollito E, Sperone P, Tavaglione V, Daffara F, Porpiglia F, Terzolo M, Berruti A, Papotti M. Clinicopathological study of a series of 92 adrenocortical carcinomas: from a proposal of simplified diagnostic algorithm to prognostic stratification. Histopathology. 2009 Nov;55(5):535-543. PubMed PMID: 19912359.
Taylor JG 6th, Cheuk AT, Tsang PS, Chung JY, Song YK, Desai K, Yu Y, Chen QR, Shah K, Youngblood V, Fang J, Kim SY, Yeung C, Helman LJ, Mendoza A, Ngo V, Staudt LM, Wei JS, Khanna C, Catchpoole D, Qualman SJ, Hewitt SM, Merlino G, Chanock SJ, Khan J. Identification of FGFR4-activating mutations in human rhabdomyosarcomas that promote metastasis in xenotransplanted models. J Clin Invest. 2009 Nov;119(11):3395-3407. PubMed PMID: 19809159.
McDermott U, Settleman J. Personalized Cancer Therapy With Selective Kinase Inhibitors: An Emerging Paradigm in Medical Oncology. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 20;27(33):5650-5659. PubMed PMID: 19858389.
Toita N, Kawamura N, Hatano N, Takezaki S, Ohkura Y, Yamada M, Okano M, Okada T, Sasaki F, Kubota KC, Itoh T, Ariga T. A 5-year-old boy with unicentric Castleman disease affecting the mesentery: utility of serum IL-6 level and(18)F-FDG PET for diagnosis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Sep;31(9):693-695. PubMed PMID: 19730402.
Ayyanar K, Blackman SC, Chordas C, Frazier L, Kieran MW. Metachronous mediastinal seminoma occurring after intracranial germinoma in an adolescent. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Nov;31(11):861-864. PubMed PMID: 19779380.
Bruckner TA, Saxton KB, Anderson E, Goldman S, Gould JB. From paradox to disparity: trends in neonatal death in very low birth weight non-Hispanic black and white infants, 1989-2004. J Pediatr. 2009 Oct;155(4):482-487. PubMed PMID: 19615693.
Rope AF, Cragun DL, Saal HM, Hopkin RJ. DiGeorge anomaly in the absence of chromosome 22q11.2 deletion. J Pediatr. 2009 Oct;155(4):560-565. PubMed PMID: 19595366.
Rand EB, Karpen SJ, Kelly S, Mack CL, Malatack JJ, Sokol RJ, Whitington PF. Treatment of neonatal hemochromatosis with exchange transfusion and intravenous immunoglobulin. J Pediatr. 2009 Oct;155(4):566-571. PubMed PMID: 19560784.
Tagawa M, Tanaka H, Moriuchi M, Moriuchi H. Retrospective diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus infection at a school for the deaf by using preserved dried umbilical cord. J Pediatr. 2009 Nov;155(5):749-751. PubMed PMID: 19840618.
Xu J, Zhang X, Pelayo R, Monestier M, Ammollo CT, Semeraro F, Taylor FB, Esmon NL, Lupu F, Esmon CT. Extracellular histones are major mediators of death in sepsis. Nat Med. 2009 Nov;15(11):1318-1321. PubMed PMID: 19855397.
Segel GB, Feig SA. Controversies in the diagnosis and management of childhood acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):318-324. PubMed PMID: 19165890.
Raj A, Kailasnath VP, Bertolone S, McFarland JG. Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia due to HPA-9b incompatibility. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):459-461. PubMed PMID: 19459189.
Benesch M, Wardelmann E, Ferrari A, Brennan B, Verschuur A. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in children and adolescents: A comprehensive review of the current literature. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec 15;53(7):1171-1179. PubMed PMID: 19499582.
Keating E, Gonçalves P, Costa F, Campos I, Pinho MJ, Azevedo I, Martel F. Comparison of the transport characteristics of bioactive substances in IUGR and normal placentas. Pediatr Res. 2009 Nov;66(5):495-500. PubMed PMID: 19668108.
Kupferman JC, Druschel CM, Kupchik GS. Increased prevalence of renal and urinary tract anomalies in children with Down syndrome. Pediatrics. 2009 Oct;124(4):e615-621. PubMed PMID: 19752083.
Yang Y, Sugimoto JD, Halloran ME, Basta NE, Chao DL, Matrajt L, Potter G, Kenah E, Longini IM Jr. The transmissibility and control of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus. Science. 2009 Oct 30;326(5953):729-733. PubMed PMID: 19745114.
  10-26-2009 Update
The October list was prepared by Elaine Cham and L. Corey Hanley, pediatric pathology fellows. Reference 2 was contributed by Miguel Reyes-Mugica.
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Hassanein NM, Alcancia F, Perkinson KR, Buckley PJ, Lagoo AS. Distinct expression patterns of CD123 and CD34 on normal bone marrow B-cell precursors ("hematogones") and B lymphoblastic leukemia blasts. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Oct;132(4):573-80. PubMed PMID: 19762535.
Fracasso T, Vennemann M, Pfeiffer H, Bajanowski T. Organ weights in cases of sudden infant death syndrome: a German study. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2009 Sep;30(3):231-4. PubMed PMID: 19696576.
Chute DJ, Stasaitis W, Bready RJ. Infantile perineal protrusion: case report. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2009 Sep;30(3):287-8. PubMed PMID: 19696589.
Rensen SS, Slaats Y, Nijhuis J, Jans A, Bieghs V, Driessen A, Malle E, Greve JW, Buurman WA. Increased hepatic myeloperoxidase activity in obese subjects with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Am J Pathol. 2009 Oct;175(4):1473-82. PubMed PMID: 19729473.
Muntean AG, Hess JL. Epigenetic dysregulation in cancer. Am J Pathol. 2009 Oct;175(4):1353-61. PubMed PMID: 19717641.
Busam KJ, Murali R, Pulitzer M, McCarthy SW, Thompson JF, Shaw HM, Brady MS, Coit DG, Dusza S, Wilmott J, Kayton M, Laquaglia M, Scolyer RA. Atypical spitzoid melanocytic tumors with positive sentinel lymph nodes in children and teenagers, and comparison with histologically unambiguous and lethal melanomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Sep;33(9):1386-95. PubMed PMID: 19609204.
Adameyko I, Lallemend F, Aquino JB, Pereira JA, Topilko P, Müller T, Fritz N, Beljajeva A, Mochii M, Liste I, Usoskin D, Suter U, Birchmeier C, Ernfors P. Schwann cell precursors from nerve innervation are a cellular origin of melanocytes in skin. Cell. 2009 Oct 16;139(2):366-79. PubMed PMID: 19837037.
Sharkey FE, Prihoda TJ. Underreporting of placental abnormalities. Histopathology. 2009 Oct;55(4):487-8. PubMed PMID: 19817906.
Sauce D, Larsen M, Fastenackels S, Duperrier A, Keller M, Grubeck-Loebenstein B, Ferrand C, Debré P, Sidi D, Appay V. Evidence of premature immune aging in patients thymectomized during early childhood. J Clin Invest. 2009 Oct;119(10):3070-8. PubMed PMID: 19770514.
Athale UH, Duckworth J, Odame I, Barr R. Childhood atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system: a meta-analysis of observational studies. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Sep;31(9):651-63. PubMed PMID: 19707161.
Diffner E, Gauffin F, Anagnostaki L, Nordgren A, Gustafsson B, Sander B, Gustafsson B, Persson JL. Expression of VEGF and VEGF receptors in childhood precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia evaluated by immunohistochemistry. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Sep;31(9):696-701. PubMed PMID: 19707156.
Chong AL, Ngan BY, Weitzman S, Abla O. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the ovary in a pediatric patient. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Sep;31(9):702-4. PubMed PMID: 19684523.
Han YG, Kim HJ, Dlugosz AA, Ellison DW, Gilbertson RJ, Alvarez-Buylla A. Dual and opposing roles of primary cilia in medulloblastoma development. Nat Med. 2009 Sep;15(9):1062-5. Epub 2009 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 19701203.
Mbulaiteye SM, Biggar RJ, Bhatia K, Linet MS, Devesa SS. Sporadic childhood Burkitt lymphoma incidence in the United States during 1992-2005. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):366-70. PubMed PMID: 19434731.
Nageswara Rao AA, Rodriguez V, Long ME, Winters JL, Nichols WL, Pruthi RK. Transient neonatal acquired von Willebrand syndrome due to transplacental transfer of maternal monoclonal antibodies. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Oct;53(4):655-7. PubMed PMID: 19459202.
Okamatsu C, London WB, Naranjo A, Hogarty MD, Gastier-Foster JM, Look AT, LaQuaglia M, Maris JM, Cohn SL, Matthay KK, Seeger RC, Saji T, Shimada H. Clinicopathological characteristics of ganglioneuroma and ganglioneuroblastoma: a report from the CCG and COG. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Oct;53(4):563-9. PubMed PMID: 19530234.
Fitzhugh CD, Wise B, Baird K, Tsokos M, Helman L, Mackall C, Savage SA, Warren KE. Secondary supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor following treatment of childhood osteosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):496-8. PubMed PMID: 19434734.
Lebensburger J, Katzenstein H, Jenkins JJ, Rodriguez-Galindo C. Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma as a second malignancy in osteosarcoma survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):499-501. PubMed PMID: 19418544.
Combaret V, Hogarty MD, London WB, McGrady P, Iacono I, Brejon S, Swerts K, Noguera R, Gross N, Rousseau R, Puisieux A. Influence of neuroblastoma stage on serum-based detection of MYCN amplification. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep;53(3):329-31. PubMed PMID: 19301388.
Uzzaman A, Maric I, Noel P, Kettelhut BV, Metcalfe DD, Carter MC. Pediatric-onset mastocytosis: a long term clinical follow-up and correlation with bone marrow histopathology. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Oct;53(4):629-34. PubMed PMID: 19526526.
Herbert SP, Huisken J, Kim TN, Feldman ME, Houseman BT, Wang RA, Shokat KM, Stainier DY. Arterial-venous segregation by selective cell sprouting: an alternative mode of blood vessel formation. Science. 2009 Oct 9;326(5950):294-8. PubMed PMID: 19815777.











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