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SIDS and Related Research Published in 2011

SUID/SIDS Prevention


Second hand smoke exposure in children: environmental factors, physiological effects, and interventions within pediatrics.
Rev Environ Health. 2011;26(3):187-95.

Postmortem gastric perforation (gastromalacia) mimicking abusive injury in sudden unexplained infant death.
Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Dec;41(12):1595-7. Epub 2011 May 24.

Evolution of the QT interval in premature infants: a preliminary study.
Cardiol Young. 2011 Dec 19:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Connexin43 Mutation Causes Heterogeneous Gap Junction Loss and Sudden Infant Death.
Circulation. 2011 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

A Possible Murine Model for Investigation of Pathogenesis of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Curr Microbiol. 2011 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Preterm birth alters the maturation of baroreflex sensitivity in sleeping infants.
Pediatrics. 2012 Jan;129(1):e89-96. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

Infant care practices related to sudden infant death syndrome in South Asian and White British families in the UK.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2012 Jan;26(1):3-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3016.2011.01217.x. Epub 2011 Aug 18.

Intracellular acidosis and pH regulation in central respiratory chemoreceptors.
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011;22(4 Suppl):174-86.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Diurnal temperature range as a novel risk factor for sudden infant death.
Biomed Environ Sci. 2011 Oct;24(5):518-22.

How children die: classifying child deaths.
Arch Dis Child. 2011 Oct;96(10):922-6. Epub 2010 Jul 23.

Numerous cortical tubers and rhabdomyomas in a case of sudden unexpected infant death.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Dec;32(4):331-5.

Application of a classification system focusing on potential asphyxia for cases of sudden unexpected infant death.
Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2011 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Assessing knowledge of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome among African American women in two Mississippi communities.
J Cult Divers. 2011 Fall;18(3):95-100.

Sudden unexpected infant death--no more "stunned amazement"!
N Z Med J. 2011 Nov 4;124(1345):9-12. No abstract available.

Scientific consensus forum to review the evidence underpinning the recommendations of the Australian SIDS and Kids Safe Sleeping Health Promotion Programme - October 2010.
J Paediatr Child Health. 2011 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02215.x. [Epub ahead of print]

New evidence: exclusive breastfeeding and reduced sudden infant death syndrome risk.
J Hum Lact. 2011 Nov;27(4):404-5. doi: 10.1177/0890334411420059. No abstract available.

Reclassification of SIDS cases-a need for adjustment of the San Diego classification?
Int J Legal Med. 2011 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and TrkB receptor in the sudden infant death syndrome brainstem.
Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2012 Jan 15;180(1):25-33. Epub 2011 Oct 14.

Autopsy findings of co-sleeping-associated sudden unexpected deaths in infancy: Relationship between pathological features and asphyxial mode of death.
J Paediatr Child Health. 2011 Oct 21. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02228.x. [Epub ahead of print]

SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths: expansion of recommendations for a safe infant sleeping environment.
Pediatrics. 2011 Nov;128(5):1030-9. Epub 2011 Oct 17.

SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths: expansion of recommendations for a safe infant sleeping environment.
Pediatrics. 2011 Nov;128(5):e1341-67. Epub 2011 Oct 17.

Effects of cigarette smoke exposure on nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits ?7 and ?2 in the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) brainstem.
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2011 Dec 15;257(3):396-404. Epub 2011 Oct 6.

Differentiating Cause-of-Death Terminology for Deaths Coded as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Accidental Suffocation, and Unknown Cause: An Investigation Using US Death Certificates, 2003-2004*
J Forensic Sci. 2011 Oct 7. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01937.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Supine infant positioning--yes, but there's more to it.
J Fam Pract. 2011 Oct;60(10):605-8.

Brainstem deficiency of the 14-3-3 regulator of serotonin synthesis: a proteomics analysis in the sudden infant death syndrome.
Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Can home monitoring reduce mortality in infants at increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome? A systematic review.
Acta Paediatr. 2012 Jan;101(1):8-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02464.x. Epub 2011 Oct 10.

Maternal marital status and the risk of stillbirth and infant death: a population-based cohort study on 40 million births in the United States.
Womens Health Issues. 2011 Sep-Oct;21(5):361-5.

Sudden infant and perinatal unexplained death: are we moving forward yet?
Cardiovasc Pathol. 2011 Sep-Oct;20(5):302-6. Epub 2010 Sep 17. Review.

Non-cancer effects of chemical agents on children's health.
Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2011 Dec;107(3):315-22. Epub 2011 Sep 3.

Bed sharing and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome: can we resolve the debate?
J Pediatr. 2012 Jan;160(1):44-48.e2. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

Decreased GABAA receptor binding in the medullary serotonergic system in the sudden infant death syndrome.
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2011 Sep;70(9):799-810.

'Flawed' infant death papers not retracted.
Nature. 2011 Aug 16;476(7360):263-4. doi: 10.1038/476263a. No abstract available.

Loss-of-function mutations in the KCNJ8-encoded Kir6.1 K(ATP) channel and sudden infant death syndrome.
Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2011 Oct;4(5):510-5. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Infant Asphyxia, Soft Mattresses, and the "Trough" Effect.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality.
Semin Perinatol. 2011 Aug;35(4):209-20. Review.

Biochemical, cytological and histopathological examination of sudden unexpected death in infancy.
Pathol Int. 2011 Aug;61(8):469-74. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1827.2011.02690.x. Epub 2011 Jun 26.

Consequences of the "back to sleep" program in infants.
J Pediatr Nurs. 2011 Aug;26(4):364-8. Epub 2009 Dec 4.

Cardiac channelopathies and sudden infant death syndrome.
Cardiology. 2011;119(1):21-33. Epub 2011 Jul 16. Review.

The respiratory pathology in infants with sudden unexpected deaths in whom respiratory specimens were initially PCR-positive or PCR-negative for Bordetella pertussis.
Infection. 2011 Dec;39(6):545-8. Epub 2011 Jul 20.

Pass the message.
Nurs Stand. 2011 Jul 20-26;25(46):24-5.

Breastfeeding and reduced risk of sudden infant death syndrome: a meta-analysis.
Pediatrics. 2011 Jul;128(1):103-10. Epub 2011 Jun 13.

The effectiveness of a perinatal education programme on smoking, infant care, and psychosocial health for ethnic Turkish women.
Midwifery. 2011 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Baby sleeping bag and conventional bedding conditions--comparative investigations by infrared thermography.
Klin Padiatr. 2011 Sep;223(5):276-9. Epub 2011 May 31.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Diagnostic Practices and Investigative Policies, 2004.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2011 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Fewer spontaneous arousals in infants with apparent life-threatening event.
Sleep. 2011 Jun 1;34(6):733-43.

Infant mortality statistics from the 2007 period linked birth/infant death data set.
Natl Vital Stat Rep. 2011 Jun 29;59(6):1-30.

Formative evaluation to improve prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): a prospective study.
Acta Paediatr. 2011 Oct;100(10):e147-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02331.x. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

A perspective on SIDS pathogenesis. the hypotheses: plausibility and evidence.
BMC Med. 2011 May 27;9:64. Review.

Axonal injury in young pediatric head trauma: a comparison study of ?-amyloid precursor protein (?-APP) immunohistochemical staining in traumatic and nontraumatic deaths.
J Forensic Sci. 2011 Sep;56(5):1198-205. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2011.01814.x. Epub 2011 May 19.

Difficulties in interpretation of post-mortem microbiology results in unexpected infant death: evidence from a multidisciplinary survey.
J Clin Pathol. 2011 Aug;64(8):706-10. Epub 2011 May 10.

Abbreviated report of the NIH/NINDS workshop on sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Neurology. 2011 May 31;76(22):1932-8. Epub 2011 May 4. Review.

Pacifier Use and Sids: Evidence for a Consistently Reduced Risk.
Matern Child Health J. 2011 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]

The factors contributing to the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.
Hippokratia. 2011 Apr;15(2):127-31.

Myopathy and neurogenic muscular atrophy in unexpected cardiopulmonary arrest.
Pediatr Int. 2011 Apr;53(2):159-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2010.03211.x.

Increasing prevalence of smoke-free homes and decreasing rates of sudden infant death syndrome in the United States: an ecological association study.
Tob Control. 2012 Jan;21(1):6-11. Epub 2011 Apr 7.

Sudden deaths and severe apparent life-threatening events in term infants within 24 hours of birth.
Pediatrics. 2011 Apr;127(4):e869-73. Epub 2011 Mar 28.

An overview of infant mortality evaluative programs.
Neonatal Netw. 2011 Mar-Apr;30(2):117-21. No abstract available.

The Black and White of Infant Back Sleeping and Infant Bed Sharing in Florida, 2004-2005.
Matern Child Health J. 2011 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print]

High-protein diet in lactation leads to a sudden infant death-like syndrome in mice.
PLoS One. 2011 Mar 9;6(3):e17443.

Postnatal parental smoking: an important risk factor for SIDS.
Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Oct;170(10):1281-91. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Microbiological findings in sudden unexpected death in infancy: comparison of immediate postmortem sampling in casualty departments and at autopsy.
J Clin Pathol. 2011 May;64(5):421-5. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

The physician's role in reducing SIDS.
Health Promot Pract. 2011 May;12(3):370-8. Epub 2009 Jul 20.

Cerebral oxygenation is depressed during sleep in healthy term infants when they sleep prone.
Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;127(3):e558-65. Epub 2011 Feb 28.

Sudden unexpected infant death in Auckland: a retrospective case review.
Acta Paediatr. 2011 Aug;100(8):1108-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02221.x. Epub 2011 Mar 22.

Cardiac ion channel mutations in the sudden infant death syndrome.
Int J Cardiol. 2011 Oct 20;152(2):162-70. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Staphylococcal toxins in sudden unexpected death in infancy: experience from a single specialist centre.
Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2011 Jun;7(2):141-7. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

Critical diaphragm failure in sudden infant death syndrome.
Ups J Med Sci. 2011 May;116(2):115-23. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

Survival analysis of long-term exposure to different sizes of airborne particulate matter and risk of infant mortality using a birth cohort in Seoul, Korea.
Environ Health Perspect. 2011 May;119(5):725-30. Epub 2010 Dec 17.

Retrospective review of Japanese sudden unexpected death in infancy: the importance of metabolic autopsy and expanded newborn screening.
Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Apr;102(4):399-406. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

The gliocentric hypothesis of the pathophysiology of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Med Hypotheses. 2011 Apr;76(4):482-5. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

Epidemiological profile and strategies for diagnosing SIDS in a developing country.
J Pediatr (Rio J). 2011 Mar-Apr;87(2):115-22. Epub 2011 Feb 3. English, Portuguese.

Significant association of TH01 allele 9.3 and SIDS.
J Forensic Sci. 2011 Mar;56(2):415-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2010.01670.x. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

Unexplained stillbirth versus SIDS: common congenital diseases of the autonomic nervous system--pathology and nosology.
Early Hum Dev. 2011 Mar;87(3):209-15. Epub 2011 Jan 22.

Alcohol as a risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Addiction. 2011 Mar;106(3):516-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03199.x. Epub 2010 Nov 9.

Progressive primary pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as the sudden unexpected death in infancy: a case report.
Forensic Sci Int. 2011 Mar 20;206(1-3):e27-30. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

The medico-legal investigation of sudden, unexpected and/or unexplained infant deaths in South Africa: where are we--and where are we going?
Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2011 Mar;7(1):14-20. Epub 2010 Jul 22.

Gene variants predisposing to SIDS: current knowledge.
Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2011 Mar;7(1):26-36. Epub 2010 Jul 11. Review.

Petechial bleedings in sudden infant death.
Int J Legal Med. 2011 Mar;125(2):205-10. Epub 2010 Feb 5.

Subendocardial fibrosis in left ventricular hypertrabeculation-cause or consequence?
Clin Med Insights Cardiol. 2011 Feb 2;5:13-6.

The effectiveness of antenatal care programmes to reduce infant mortality and preterm birth in socially disadvantaged and vulnerable women in high-income countries: a systematic review.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2011 Feb 11;11:13. Review.

Use of child death review to inform sudden unexplained infant deaths occurring in a large urban setting.
Inj Prev. 2011 Feb;17 Suppl 1:i23-7.

Aeration properties of a new sleeping surface for infants.
Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Feb;46(2):193-8. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21351. Epub 2010 Oct 26.

Survey of sleeping position recommendations for prematurely born infants.
Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Feb;170(2):229-32. Epub 2010 Sep 18.

Sudden unexpected death in infancy in Denmark.
Scand Cardiovasc J. 2011 Feb;45(1):14-20. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Poor diets, abnormal breathing, and SIDS risk.
J Appl Physiol. 2011 Feb;110(2):303-4. Epub 2010 Nov 18. No abstract available.

Confirmed association between monoamine oxidase A molecular polymorphisms and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Neurogenetics. 2011 Feb;12(1):91-2. Epub 2010 Sep 7. No abstract available.

Sudden infant death syndrome: how much mothers and health professionals know.
Pediatr Int. 2011 Feb;53(1):24-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2010.03202.x.

Studying sudden and unexpected infant deaths in a time of changing death certification and investigation practices: evaluating sleep-related risk factors for infant death in New York City.
Matern Child Health J. 2011 Feb;15(2):242-8.

Hepatic hemangioendothelioma presenting as sudden unexpected death in infancy: a case report.
Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Jan-Feb;14(1):71-4. Epub 2010 May 13.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease and sudden infant death: mechanisms behind an under-recognized association.
Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Jan-Feb;14(1):53-6. Epub 2010 Apr 29.

The serotonin axis: Shared mechanisms in seizures, depression, and SUDEP.
Epilepsia. 2011 Jan;52 Suppl 1:28-38. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2010.02908.x. Review.

Consent for autopsy research for unexpected death in early life.
Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jan;117(1):167-71.

That's a good idea--forget it or test it? The case of sudden infant death.
QJM. 2011 Jan;104(1):85-6. Epub 2010 Aug 11. No abstract available.

The brain-derived neutrophic factor val66met polymorphism and sudden unexpected infant death.
Acta Paediatr. 2011 Jan;100(1):86-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01960.x.

CONI: confirmation of continuing relevance after 20 years.
Community Pract. 2011 Jan;84(1):25-9.

CD14 (C-260T) polymorphism is not associated with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in a large South Australian cohort.
Innate Immun. 2011;17(3):321-6. Epub 2010 May 14.

Prepared by Olivia K. Pickett, M.A., M.L.S.
January 2012