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European Respiratory Society guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia
The diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia is often confirmed with standard, albeit complex and expensive, tests. In many cases, however, the diagnosis remains difficult despite the array ofExpand
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Psychological, cognitive and maternal stress assessment in children with primary ciliary dyskinesia
BackgroundPrimary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare disorder due to structure and functional abnormalities of respiratory cilia. There are no reports on the behavioral and psychological aspects ofExpand
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Structural and functional lung disease in primary ciliary dyskinesia.
BACKGROUND High-resolution CT (HRCT) scan data on primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) related lung disease are scarce. STUDY OBJECTIVES We evaluated the lung disease in children and adults with PCD byExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging is an accurate and reliable method to evaluate non‐cystic fibrosis paediatric lung disease
Background and objective:  Chest MRI is increasingly used to assess pulmonary diseases, but its utility compared with high‐resolution computed tomography (HRCT) has never been evaluated in childrenExpand
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Simultaneous prolonged recordings of proximal and distal intraesophageal pH in children with gastroesophageal reflux disease and respiratory symptoms.
OBJECTIVES To characterize both proximal and distal esophageal acid exposure in children with gastroesophageal reflux-related respiratory disease and to investigate the usefulness of dual-channelExpand
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Cystic fibrosis: when should high-resolution computed tomography of the chest Be obtained?
OBJECTIVE To provide indications for high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of the chest in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). DESIGN We compared the HRCT and conventional chest radiographyExpand
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Early detection of lung involvement in lysinuric protein intolerance: role of high-resolution computed tomography and radioisotopic methods.
Pulmonary disease of unknown etiology is a potentially fatal complication in patients with lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI), an autosomal recessive disorder caused by the defective transport ofExpand
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Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity: consensus position statement of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology and the Italian Society of Pediatrics
The Italian Consensus Position Statement on Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Obesity in Children and Adolescents integrates and updates the previous guidelines to deliver an evidence basedExpand
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Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in children and adolescents with Crohn's disease.
Pulmonary manifestations have been described in Crohn's disease (CD). Bronchial responsiveness to methacholine (MCh) was evaluated in 14 children with CD with no evidence of airway disease, 10Expand
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Multicenter analysis of body mass index, lung function, and sputum microbiology in primary ciliary dyskinesia
No studies longitudinally, simultaneously assessed body mass index (BMI) and spirometry in primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD).
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