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Margarita Bidegain, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Campus mail: 2424 Erwin Road Suite 504, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 681-6024
Email address: margarita.bidegain@duke.edu

Prenatal and neonatal palliative medicine. High-risk newborn medicine.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship - Neonatology, Pediatrics, University of Miami, 1990 - 1993
  • First, Second and Third Year Resident, Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1987 - 1990
  • Postgraduate, Pediatrics, Universidad De La Republica (Uruguay), 1984 - 1986
  • M.D., Universidad De La Republica (Uruguay), 1984

Publications

James, J, Munson, D, DeMauro, SB, Langer, JC, Dworetz, AR, Natarajan, G, Bidegain, M, Fortney, CA, Seabrook, R, Vohr, BR, Tyson, JE, Bell, EF, Poindexter, BB, Shankaran, S, Higgins, RD, Das, A, Stoll, BJ, Kirpalani, H, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network, . "Outcomes of Preterm Infants following Discussions about Withdrawal or Withholding of Life Support." The Journal of pediatrics 190 (November 2017): 118-123.e4.

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Edwards, LE, Hutchison, LB, Hornik, CD, Smith, PB, Cotten, CM, and Bidegain, M. "A case of infant delirium in the neonatal intensive care unit." Journal of neonatal-perinatal medicine 10, no. 1 (January 2017): 119-123.

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Lemmon, ME, Bidegain, M, and Boss, RD. "Palliative care in neonatal neurology: robust support for infants, families and clinicians." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 36, no. 5 (May 2016): 331-337. (Review)

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Edwards, L, DeMeo, S, Hornik, CD, Cotten, CM, Smith, PB, Pizoli, C, Hauer, JM, and Bidegain, M. "Gabapentin Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." The Journal of pediatrics 169 (February 2016): 310-312.

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Neill, S, Haithcock, S, Smith, PB, Goldberg, R, Bidegain, M, Tanaka, D, Carriker, C, and Ericson, JE. "Sustained Reduction in Bloodstream Infections in Infants at a Large Tertiary Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 16, no. 1 (February 2016): 52-59.

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Pineda, LC, Hornik, CP, Seed, PC, Cotten, CM, Laughon, MM, Bidegain, M, Clark, RH, and Brian Smith, P. "Association between positive urine cultures and necrotizing enterocolitis in a large cohort of hospitalized infants." Early human development 91, no. 10 (October 2015): 583-586.

Scholars@Duke

Zimmerman, KO, Hornik, CP, Ku, L, Watt, K, Laughon, MM, Bidegain, M, Clark, RH, and Smith, PB. "Sedatives and Analgesics Given to Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units at the End of Life." The Journal of pediatrics 167, no. 2 (August 2015): 299-304.e3.

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Bidegain, M, and Younge, N. "Comfort Care vs Palliative Care: Is There a Difference in Neonates?." NeoReviews 16, no. 6 (June 1, 2015): e333-e339.

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Younge, N, Smith, PB, Goldberg, RN, Brandon, DH, Simmons, C, Cotten, CM, and Bidegain, M. "Impact of a palliative care program on end-of-life care in a neonatal intensive care unit." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 35, no. 3 (March 2015): 218-222.

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DeMeo, SD, Sherwood, A, Hornik, CD, Goldberg, RN, Cotten, CM, and Bidegain, M. "Pulmonary artery thrombus in a premature neonate treated with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 34, no. 7 (July 2014): 569-571.

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