Andrea Willeitner

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Andrea Willeitner


Willeitner, Andrea (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Peds - Neonatology -Assistant Professor

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University of Vienna, Austria, Medicine and Surgery   MD   1992
Residency: Pediatric and Adolescent Mediciine, Munich/Germany     1999
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship: Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI     2004
Pediatric Residency: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM     2006

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Department of Pediatrics - OU Children's Physicians

Research Projects:

Acquired Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection in Preterm Infants Under 30 Weeks Gestational Age: A Prospective Clinical Study
Case Control Study of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Proinflammatory Cytokines as Early Marker of Infection and Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Selected Publications:

Enteral erythropoietin and iron stimulate erythropoiesis in suckling rats. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
2008    Kling PJ, Willeitner A, Dvorak B, Blohowiak SE
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Transmission of cytomegalovirus (CMV) through human milk: are new breastfeeding policies required for preterm infants?
2004    Willeitner, A
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Induced brain hypothermia in asphyxiated human newborn infants: a retrospective chart analysis of physiological and adverse effects
1999    Simbruner, G. Haberl C. Harrison, V. Linley, L. Willeitner, A.
Intensive Care Med
Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and interleukin-6 for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis 2 days before clinical manifestation
1998    Kuster, H. Weiss, M. Willeitner, A. Detlefsen, S. Jeremias, I. Zbojan, J. Geiger, R. Lipowksy, G. Simbruner G
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