Andrea Pettenazzo

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Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation syndrome (ROHHADS) is a rare, but potentially lethal, pediatric disorder. To date, nearly 80 patients have been reported in the literature; however, the etiopathogenesis is still unclear and debated. Both genetic and paraneoplastic or immune-mediated causes have(More)
This report presents the long-term (36 months) neurologic outcome in 12 neonates and 9 children who survived after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and attempts to identify its prognostic indicators through a prospective study in the pediatric intensive care unit of a university hospital. Outcome assessment, neurodevelopmental tests,(More)
In order to better understand the global approach and country differences in physicians' usage, knowledge, and attitudes towards natural remedies and homeopathy in pediatric practice, an online survey involving 582 general pediatricians and general practitioners treating pediatric diseases was conducted in 6 countries. Overall, 17% of the pediatric(More)
INTRODUCTION Status epilepticus (SE) is a life-threatening neurological emergency. SE lasting longer than 120 min and not responding to first-line and second-line antiepileptic drugs is defined as 'refractory' (RCSE) and requires intensive care unit treatment. There is currently neither evidence nor consensus to guide either the optimal choice of therapy or(More)
  • De Masi, Salvatore Meyer, Neuropsychiatry Ward Vittorini, Roberta, Regina Margherita Children, Hospital +25 others
  • 2016
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Chiari malformation type 2 is characterized by hindbrain protrusion and a constellation of supratentorial malformations. Chiari malformation type 2 is thought to be causally related to myelomeningocele due to intrauterine cerebrospinal fluid overdrainage. This relationship is so strong that it has become a rule. A 14-year-old girl affected by mental(More)
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