Corina Hartman

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BACKGROUND The majority of coeliac disease (CD) patients are not being properly diagnosed and therefore remain untreated, leading to a greater risk of developing CD-associated complications. The major genetic risk heterodimer, HLA-DQ2 and DQ8, is already used clinically to help exclude disease. However, approximately 40% of the population carry these(More)
BACKGROUND Anti tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) agents have become widely used in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). So far, only few studies examined the long-term results of anti-TNFα treatment in children with IBD. METHODS The long-term outcome of pediatric patients with IBD was assessed retrospectively in a multicenter cohort of children(More)
Around 30% of hospitalized patients in Europe are malnour-ished, and the figures for the community are also alarming. In certain diseases the proportion of malnourished patients can go up to 60%. The consequences of malnutrition are still neglected. The levels of knowledge and awareness of nutritional problems are low among all caregivers. Malnutrition is a(More)
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