Herberto José Chong Neto

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Asthma and rhinitis epidemiology has wide variations around the world. The aim of this review was verify the prevalence of asthma and rhinitis in South America and report differences from other regions of the world. We reviewed studies with International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) methodology in South America, Phases I and III. In(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the prevalence of recurrent wheezing in infants in the city of Curitiba, PR, Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional study carried out by means of administering questionnaires to the parents of infants aged 12 to 15 months attending health centers for immunization during the period between August 2005 and December 2006. This is a(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform a review of the epidemiological aspects of investigating and treating wheezing in infants. SOURCES A search was run on MEDLINE using the keywords "wheezing," "infants," "diagnosis," "treatment," and "children," and Google was also used to search for "Estudio Internacional de Sibilancias en Lactantes." SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS The(More)
371 Cutaneous Response to Patch Tests with Dermatophagoides Farinae and Dermatophagoides Pteronyssinus in Patients with Chronic Rhinitis Diego Garcia-Calderin, MD, Sandra González-Díaz, MD, PhD, Alfredo Arias-Cruz, MD, Alejandro Rojas, MD, Marisela Hernandez, MD, Claudia Gallego, MD, Karla Mejia, MD, Maricruz Calva, MD, and Luis Dominguez, MD. Regional(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the possibility of extending the application of an instrument to investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of wheezing in infants. METHODS A cross-sectional study conducted as part of the International Study on Wheezing in Infants (EISL, Estudio Internacional de Sibilancias en Lactantes). A questionnaire was administered(More)
There are few published studies on prevalence of allergic rhinitis in preschool children. The aims of this study were to verify the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and treatment of allergic rhinitis (AR) symptoms in the first year of life adding supplementary questions to the EISL instrument. A cross-sectional study used Phase III EISL written(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of rhinitis in asthmatic infants. A cross-sectional study was conducted using clinical data obtained from a standardized allergy work-up form that includes specific questions on common allergic diseases. Asthmatic patients were seen at the first visit to the Pediatric Allergy Unit, from January 2001 to(More)