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Definition, assessment and treatment of wheezing disorders in preschool children: an evidence-based approach
There is poor agreement on definitions of different phenotypes of preschool wheezing disorders. The present Task Force proposes to use the terms episodic (viral) wheeze to describe children who… Expand
Epidemiology and clinical features of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) is, considered to affect rarely children less than 5 yrs of age. This study was performed to describe the epidemiology and the clinical features of MP lower respiratory… Expand
Dissociation between airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness in allergic asthma.
- E. Crimi, A. Spanevello, M. Neri, P. Ind, G. Rossi, V. Brusasco
- American journal of respiratory and critical care…
In asthma, the acute increment of airway responsiveness caused by exposure to allergen is associated with influx of eosinophils into the airways. The relationship between chronic airway… Expand
Inter-society consensus document on treatment and prevention of bronchiolitis in newborns and infants
Acute bronchiolitis is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospitalization in children less than 1 year of age worldwide. It is usually a mild disease, but some children may… Expand
Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Italian infants hospitalized for acute lower respiratory tract infections, and association between respiratory syncytial virus infection risk…
This study was designed to collect data on the prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in Italy in infants hospitalized for lower respiratory tract infections, and to evaluate which… Expand
Nutritional and prognostic correlates of bioimpedance indexes in hemodialysis patients.
- Q. Maggiore, S. Nigrelli, C. Ciccarelli, C. Grimaldi, G. Rossi, C. Michelassi
- Kidney international
- 1 December 1996
We carried out a cross sectional and longitudinal study to assess whether bioimpedance indexes (resistance, Rz; reactance, Xc; phase angle, PA) reflect the nutritional status of hemodialysis (HD)… Expand
Infantile respiratory syncytial virus and human rhinovirus infections: respective role in inception and persistence of wheezing
There is evidence that respiratory viruses play a key role in the development and exacerbation of obstructive respiratory diseases in children. This review attempts to juxtapose the separate profiles… Expand
Human bronchial fibroblasts exhibit a mesenchymal stem cell phenotype and multilineage differentiating potentialities
- F. Sabatini, L. Petecchia, M. Tavian, Vanina Jodon de Villeroché, G. Rossi, D. Brouty‐boye
- Biology, Medicine
- Laboratory Investigation
- 1 August 2005
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent cells able to differentiate along different pathways including chondrogenic, osteogenic and adipogenic lineages. MSCs with a fibroblast-like morphology… Expand
Safety of inhaled corticosteroids: room for improvement.
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the standard of care in asthma and are widely used in the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. High-dose regimens and long-term use of… Expand
Risk factors for severe RSV-induced lower respiratory tract infection over four consecutive epidemics
Variability in severity among different respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) seasons may influence hospital admission rates for RSV-induced lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) in young children.… Expand