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Increased nutrition risk at admission is associated with longer hospitalization in children and adolescents with COVID-19
NUTRITION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, v.37, n.2, p.393-401, 2022
Background We investigated the association of nutritional risk and inflammatory marker level with length of stay (LOS) in children and adolescents hospitalized for COVID-19 infection in two pediatric teaching hospitals in a developing country. Methods This was a cross-sectional analytical retrosp...
Does Arterialization of Portal Vein Have Any Effects in Large-for-Size Liver Transplantation? Hemodynamic, Histological, and Biomolecular Experimental Studies
JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE SURGERY, v.35, n.6, p.1197-1207, 2022
Background: In pediatric liver transplantation, the optimal size of the transplanted liver ranges between 0.8% and 4.0% of the recipient's weight. Sometimes, the graft weight exceeds this upper limit, characterizing the large-for-size condition potentially associated with reduced blood flow and w...
Association between fluid overload and mortality in newborns: a systematic review and meta-analysis
PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, v.37, n.5, p.983-992, 2022
Fluid overload (FO) is associated with higher rates of mortality and morbidity in pediatric and adult populations. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate the association between FO and mortality in critically ill neonates. Systematic search of Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE,...
Gastroschisis and late-onset neonatal sepsis in a tertiary referral center in Southeastern Brazil
JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA, v.98, n.2, p.168-174, 2022
Objectives: To analyze late-onset sepsis and to describe the etiological agents in newborns with gastroschisis. Methods: A retrospective cohort, including newborns with gastroschisis whose admissions occurred in the period between January 2012 to December 2018 in a tertiary referral center. Mater...
The recurrent homozygous translation start site variant in CCDC134 in an individual with severe osteogenesis imperfecta of non-Morrocan ancestry
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS PART A, v.188, n.5, p.1545-1549, 2022
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare low-bone mass skeletal Mendelian disorder characterized by bone fragility leading to bone fractures, with deformities and stunted growth in the more severe phenotypes. Other common, nonskeletal findings include blue sclerae and dentinogenesis imperfecta. It ...
Distinct impact of DMARD combination and monotherapy in immunogenicity of an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in rheumatoid arthritis
ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, v.81, n.5, p.710-719, 2022
Objectives To evaluate the distinct impact of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARD) combination and monotherapy in immune response to an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods This phase 4 prospective study analysed seroconversion (SC) of anti-S...
Latin American Consensus on the Management of Sepsis in Children: Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cuidados Intensivos Pediatricos [Latin American Pediatric Intensive Care Society] (SLACIP) Task Force: Executive Summary
JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, v.37, n.6, p.753-763, 2022
Single-round multiplex PCR with species-specific mitochondrial primers of P. falciparum, P. vivax/P. simium and P. malariae/P. brasilianum: Comparison with standard techniques
JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS, v.193, article ID 106398, 11p, 2022
A single-round multiplex PCR (mPCR) with species-specific primers (SSP) of three mitochondrial genes of Plasmodium, namely COX I, COX III and CYT B, was compared to microscopy and 18S rRNA semi-nested PCR, nested-PCR and Real Time PCRs (*PCRs). Each parasite has between 20 and 150 mitochondria an...
Silent circulation of Chikungunya virus among pregnant women and newborns in the Western Brazilian Amazon before the first outbreak of chikungunya fever
REVISTA DO INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA TROPICAL DE SAO PAULO, v.64, article ID e25, 8p, 2022
The prevalence of immunity to Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in pregnant women and newborns in the Western Brazilian Amazon was assessed at a time when previous studies did not report chikungunya fever in the area. In 435 asymptomatic pregnant women and 642 healthy unrelated newborns, the presence of ...
Defining renal remission in an international cohort of 248 children and adolescents with lupus nephritis
RHEUMATOLOGY, v.61, n.6, p.2563-2571, 2022
Objective We studied the rate of remission of LN in an international cohort of 248 children and adolescents with biopsy-proven LN. Five different definitions from scientific studies and the definitions recommended by the ACR and Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes were used. Methods Anonymi...