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Gluten-dependent diabetes-related and thyroid-related autoantibodies in patients with celiac disease.
Patients with celiac disease are at high risk of having autoimmune disorders. Moreover, untreated patients with celiac disease have been found to have a higher than expected prevalence ofExpand
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Mass screening for coeliac disease using antihuman transglutaminase antibody assay
Aims: To determine coeliac disease prevalence by an anti-transglutaminase antibody assay in a large paediatric population; to evaluate acceptance of the screening programme, dietary compliance, andExpand
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Pretreatment with intravenous ketamine reduces propofol injection pain.
BACKGROUND Paediatric procedural sedation using propofol has been shown to be safe and effective and is widely used. Pain at the injection site is a frequent complaint and can be particularlyExpand
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Deep sedation with propofol by nonanesthesiologists: a prospective pediatric experience.
BACKGROUND The need to perform procedural sedation for children has increased in recent years, and so has the experience of nonanesthesiologists in this field. The use of propofol increases theExpand
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Usefulness of Screening Program for Celiac Disease in Autoimmune Thyroiditis
We determined the prevalence of celiac disease in subjects with autoimmune thyroiditis compared with sick and healthy subjects. The screening was performed with IgA-class endomysium antibody, byExpand
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Sublingual ketorolac versus sublingual tramadol for moderate to severe post-traumatic bone pain in children: a double-blind, randomised, controlled trial
Objectives To assess the effectiveness of sublingual ketorolac versus sublingual tramadol in reducing the pain associated with fracture or dislocation of extremities in children. Patients and methodsExpand
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Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography for hand bony fractures in paediatric patients
Objective Hand fractures are common in childhood, and radiography is the standard diagnostic procedure. US has been used to evaluate bone injuries, mainly in adults for long-bone trauma; there areExpand
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Enterocyte Actin Autoantibody Detection: A New Diagnostic Tool in Celiac Disease Diagnosis: Results of a Multicenter Study
OBJECTIVES:This study describes a new method to detect autoantibodies against actin filaments (AAA) as a serological marker of intestinal villous atrophy (IVA) in celiac disease (CD), and reports theExpand
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Towards a 3D National Ecological Footprint Geography
In the last decades several indicators have been proposed to guide decision makers and help manage natural capital. Among such indicators is the Ecological Footprint, a resource accounting tool withExpand
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Life Cycle Assessment in the Olive Oil Sector
The olive oil industry is a significant productive sector in the European Union and the related production process is characterised by a variety of different practices and techniques for theExpand
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