Isotta Gentile

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BACKGROUND Cardiorespiratory fitness is significantly reduced in children with end-stage renal disease. The role of renal transplantation in improving cardiorespiratory fitness has not been thoroughly investigated. METHODS In this work, we wanted to assess whether, in children after a successful renal transplant, the amount of weekly physical exercise(More)
BACKGROUND Parents often do not consider fever as an important physiological response and mechanism of defense against infections that leads to inappropriate use of antipyretics and potentially dangerous side effects. This study is designed to evaluate the appropriateness of antipyretics dosages generally administered to children with fever, and to identify(More)
Screening of hypertension in children commonly starts with office measurement of the blood pressure according to the Fourth Report. The latter however does not account for masked hypertension (MH) on the one hand and white coat hypertension (WCH) on the other. We aimed to investigate in a single large pediatric population how much the addition of ambulatory(More)
BACKGROUND It is not yet clear if blood pressure and renal function changes evolve differently in children with a congenital or acquired solitary functioning kidney. This study aims to assess if there are any differences between these two types of solitary kidney patients. METHODS Current research is a retrospective study assessing the evolution of(More)
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