Georges Hage

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Six children with Bartter's syndrome aged 6 years 4 months to 13 years 11 months were treated with indomethacin (1.7 to 4.3 mg/kg/day) during 7 to 27 months. A catch up growth was first observed, then growth curve was parallel to the normal. A catch up weight was also observed. The osseous maturation was the faster it was more delayed. These changes were(More)
Percutaneous renal biopsy in children is a safe procedure. It is used for definitive diagnosis, prognosis and evaluation of the response to therapy. Repeated percutaneous biopsies are currently performed especially in allograft kidneys and in native kidneys as well. No major complications were noted in our series. The use of the new automated technique with(More)
Patients who have been partially edentulous in the posterior segments for many years frequently present with reduced alveolar bone and/or enlarged sinuses. The choice of treatment for these patients will depend on the volume of residual bone, morphology of the alveolar crest, and amount of space available for the prosthesis. A new, minimally invasive(More)
Cholelithiasis is an extremely unusual finding in infancy. Hemolytic disease, bile duct abnormalities, intestinal malabsorption have been implicated. Recently, an association of prematurity, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, total parenteral nutrition and furosemide has been reported. Rarely, sonographic discovery of idiopathic gallstones and their subsequent(More)
BACKGROUND Waterpipe smoking is becoming a popular way of tobacco use in the world. Its acute effects on the cardiovascular system are not well investigated. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a trial designed to evaluate the acute effects of waterpipe smoking on blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) in healthy adults. Individuals who ordered waterpipe in 6(More)
OBJECTIVE Analyze the role of parental consanguinity and/or maternal age on the occurrence of congenital cardiac anomalies in infants with Down's syndrome (DS). MATERIAL AND METHODS A large group of patients with or without congenital heart disease, registered between May 1st, 1999 and June 30th, 2006, at the National Register of Paediatric and Congenital(More)
The congenital rubella syndrome consists of miscellaneous clinical manifestations, some of which relate to the endocrine system. In this report, we describe a case of congenital rubella syndrome with late onset hyperthyroidism and diabetes mellitus. This male patient was born to a mother who developped rubella during the tenth week of gestation ; he(More)