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Heart rate variability and methylphenidate in children with ADHD
Although an extensive number of studies support the efficacy and tolerability of stimulants in the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), in recent years, increasing concernsExpand
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Eight novel mutations and consequences on mRNA and protein level in pyruvate kinase‐deficient patients with nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia
Pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency (PKD) is an autosomal recessive disorder with the typical manifestation of nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia. We analyzed the mutant enzymes of 10 unrelated patientsExpand
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How to Predict the Impact of Methylphenidate on Cardiovascular Risk in Children with Attention Deficit Disorder: Methylphenidate Improves Autonomic Dysfunction in Children with ADHD
Background. Although stimulants have long been touted as treatments for attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity (ADHD), in recent years, increasing concerns have been raised aboutExpand
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Different nutritional states and autonomic imbalance in childhood
Autonomic imbalance, measured as heart rate variability (HRV), and an increased cardiovascular risk are described for overweight children, as well as for patients with anorexia nervosa. WeExpand
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A case series on the potential effect of omega-3-fatty acid supplementation on 24-h heart rate variability and its circadian variation in children with attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder
Abstract Attention deficit disorder with and without hyperactivity (ADHD) in children is associated with decreased 24-h heart rate variability (HRV). Previous research has shown that supplementationExpand
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The Impact of Early Life Stress on Growth and Cardiovascular Risk: A Possible Example for Autonomic Imprinting?
Introduction Early life stress is imprinting regulatory properties with life-long consequences. We investigated heart rate variability in a group of small children with height below the thirdExpand
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Recurrent pulmonary embolism in a boy with antiphospholipid syndrome
We report a 14-year-old patient with recurrent pulmonary embolism due to catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) with severe pulmonary inflammation. We considered elevated antibodies againstExpand
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Tramadol withdrawal in a neonate after long-term analgesic treatment of the mother
Case report We treated the infant of a mother who suffered from chronic low back pain. As long-term analgesic treatment she received tramadol 400 mg/day. During the last weeks of pregnancy, theExpand
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Tramadol withdrawal in a neonate: how should it be treated?
Dear Sir, Our case of tramadol withdrawal in a neonate recently published in this journal [1] raised a comment which we read with great interest and pleasure. The commentators draw attention to theExpand
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Modified Clonidine Testing for Growth Hormone Stimulation Reveals α2-Adrenoreceptor Sub Sensitivity in Children with Idiopathic Growth Hormone Deficiency
Introduction The association between short stature and increased risk of ischemic heart disease has been subject to studies for decades. The recent discussion of cardiovascular risk during growthExpand
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