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Pediatric Diagnostics: Novel Imaging and Biomarker Strategies

  1. Non-invasive cardiac imaging has a growing role in diagnosis, differential diagnosis, therapy planning, and follow-up in children and adolescents with congenital and acquired cardiac diseases. This review is b...

    Authors: Meinrad Beer, Björn Schönnagel, Jochen Herrmann, Steffen Klömpken, Matthias Schaal, Michael Kaestner, Christian Apitz and Horst Brunner
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2022 9:21
  2. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global burden affecting both children and adults. Novel imaging modalities hold great promise to visualize and quantify structural, functional, and molecular organ damage. The...

    Authors: Colin A. Goebel, Emma Brown, Fabian B. Fahlbusch, Alexandra L. Wagner, Adrian Buehler, Thomas Raupach, Martin Hohmann, Moritz Späth, Neal Burton, Joachim Woelfle, Michael Schmidt, Andrea Hartner, Adrian P. Regensburger and Ferdinand Knieling
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2022 9:13
  3. Ultrasound elastography (USE) is a modality that in addition to fundamental B-mode, Doppler, and contrast-enhanced sonography is suitable to make qualitative and quantitative statements about the stiffness of ...

    Authors: Hans-Joachim Mentzel, Katja Glutig, Stephanie Gräger, Paul-Christian Krüger and Matthias Waginger
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2022 9:11
  4. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common genetic disorder in the Caucasian population. Despite remarkable improvements in morbidity and mortality during the last decades, the disease still limits survival and r...

    Authors: Alexander Kiefer, Erika Plattner, Renate Ruppel, Christel Weiss, Zhe Zhou-Suckow, Marcus Mall, Marcus Renner and Hanna Müller
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2022 9:4
  5. Deleted in malignant brain tumors 1 (DMBT1) is involved in innate immunity and epithelial differentiation. It has been proven to play a role in various states of inflammation or hypoxia of fetal gastrointestin...

    Authors: Sonja Diez, Manuel Besendörfer, Veronika Weyerer, Arndt Hartmann, Julia Moosmann, Christel Weiss, Marcus Renner and Hanna Müller
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2022 9:1
  6. Vascular Malformations belong to the spectrum of orphan diseases and can involve all segments of the vascular tree: arteries, capillaries, and veins, and similarly the lymphatic vasculature. The classification...

    Authors: Vanessa F. Schmidt, Max Masthoff, Michael Czihal, Beatrix Cucuruz, Beate Häberle, Richard Brill, Walter A. Wohlgemuth and Moritz Wildgruber
    Citation: Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2021 8:19