Joaquín Escribano Subías

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical manifestations, outcome and risk factors for urolithiasis of untreated idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH) in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS During a 5 year period, all children with hematuria, lower urinary tract symptoms (LUS), or abdominal pain who were observed to have IH (urinary calcium(More)
AIMS To analyse the effect of early puberty (onset between 7.5 and 8.5 y) on pubertal growth and adult height in girls, and the implications of this effect for the age limit for normal onset of puberty. METHODS Longitudinal study in Reus (Spain) of 32 girls with early puberty until they reached adult height. Data from these girls were compared with(More)
INTRODUCTION The mainstay of the treatment of childhood obesity is the promotion of behavioural changes, which are especially difficult during adolescence. This paper proposes and evaluates a new motivation-based therapeutic protocol, structured in objectives, which is applicable from paediatric practice. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 110 obese(More)
The appearance of the K/DOQI guidelines in 2002 on the definition, evaluation and staging of chronic kidney disease (CKD) have led to a major change in how to assess renal function in adults and children. These guidelines, recently updated, recommended that the study of renal function is based, not only on measuring the serum creatinine concentration, but(More)
A retrospective study of the patients admitted during the last 8 years with status asthmaticus is reported. We compare the requirement of mechanical ventilation with the beta-agonist therapy received and the type of asthma. About 71 patients admitted, 67% were IgE dependent asthmatic (EDA) children and 31% no-IgE dependent asthmatic (nEDA) ones. They needed(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of urinary infections and renal parenchymal damage in children with primary vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). METHODS/RESULTS A search based on MEDLINE and The Cochrane Library was performed selecting those clinical trials and meta-analysis which compared antibiotic prophylaxis (either(More)
We have studied 60 pediatric patients with different neoplastic diseases, treated with anthracyclines. We have followed them clinically and echocardiographically to detect the cardiotoxicity due to anthracyclines and the enhanced factors promptly. We have detected a more important incidence of cardiomyopathy in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,(More)