G Cabezuelo Huerta

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Four children with acute purulent pericarditis were seen at the Children's Hospital "La Fe", Valencia, between 1980 and 1985. Their ages ranged between 7 months and 7 years. All patients had some other associated infection, such as pneumonia (1 case), pyodermitis (1 case) and sepsis (2 cases). Pathogens identified were Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of subclinical vitamin D deficiency among infants in Valencia, Spain (latitude 39.5 degrees N) and its relation with breast- feeding. MATERIAL AND METHODS Serum levels of calcium, phosphate, alkaline phosphatase, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) and intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) were measured in 60 term infants aged(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the relative frequency and describe the predisposing causes of recurrent pneumonia in infants and children aged between 1 month and 14 years. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of a tertiary care pediatric hospital covering a 10-year period, from January 1994 through December 2003. Children with cystic fibrosis(More)
Growth status was followed in 60 children with Fallot's tetralogy for a mean of 3,3 years after total correction. In 32 of the patients a palliative shunt had been performed earlier with no effect on their growth. Complete correction improved growth status in 50 children. Best results were seen when the correction was performed between 2 and 4 years of age.(More)
Growth status was studied in 48 children with simple and severe ventricular septal defect successfully repaired. The average follow-up post surgery was 3.5 years (range, two-seven years). Children with birth weight less of 2,500 g. and extracardiac anomalies or chromosomal syndromes were excluded. Measurements before surgical treatment revealed height and(More)
We have reviewed the records of 65 children with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PST) without congenital heart disease followed a mean of 4 years, with a total of 121 episodes. PST appeared before 6 months of age in 42 (64.6%) children. Thirteen patients (20%) had a present factor which might predispose to PST in 66.2% of the patients who were(More)