Adriana Fernández

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Cow's milk allergy is a growing concern in the practice of pediatrics. The impression of an increasing incidence, similar to what has been reported in other latitudes, has determined the need for guidelines to help in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. A group of pediatric specialists met to discuss the "state of the art" and propose local(More)
The 2015 meeting of the Intestinal Transplant Association was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This was the 14th International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium, and it was the first meeting organized as a joint venture of the Transplantation Society, the Intestinal Transplant Association, and the Argentinean Transplant Society (Sociedad Argentina de(More)
Intestinal failure remains a cause of morbidity and mortality in children and adults. Currently intestinal failure patients must be evaluated by a multidisciplinary team in order to optimize parenteral support, to determine the chances for rehabilitation or the need for transplantation. Intestinal transplant has been the last abdominal organ to evolve.(More)
INTRODUCTION Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) has demonstrated better clinical and functional results in patients diagnosed and treated prematurely. OBJECTIVE To compare clinical and functional state in children with CF detected by newborn screening or by symptoms. PATIENTS AND METHODS Cross-sectional study. We compared two groups paired by(More)
BACKGROUND Intestinal failure-associated liver disease (IFALD) is a frequent indication for intestinal transplantation. Liver biopsy (LBX) is the gold standard test for its diagnosis. Identifying noninvasive markers of fibrosis progression would be of considerable clinical use. Aspartate aminotransferase/platelet ratio index (APRI) has a good correlation in(More)
Obesity is an epidemic with important health repercussions in addition to high treatment-related costs. Between 2006 and 2007 the WHO developed new assessment tools, which aren't being globally used. In fact, there is no unified problem management across the hemisphere. Objectives To update obesity epidemiology, to promote application of WHO’s standards,(More)
The present is a retrospective analysis of all pediatric patients that underwent intestinal transplant from March 2006 to March 2010, describing demographics, indications, contraindications, clinical follow up and survival in a single center in Argentina. Based on the results shown one can conclude that intestinal transplant should be considered as a valid(More)
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