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Prognostic value of ferritin, neuron-specific enolase, lactate dehydrogenase, and urinary and plasmatic catecholamine metabolites in children with neuroblastoma
Different plasma and urinary parameters have been tested as valuable prognostic markers for children with neuroblastoma (NB), but conclusive results from multivariate analyses are still lacking.Expand
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Urinary homovanillic and vanillylmandelic acid in the diagnosis of neuroblastoma: report from the Italian Cooperative Group for Neuroblastoma.
BACKGROUND Urinary homovanillic and vanillylmandelic acid (HVA and VMA) are well known biomarkers for the management of neuroblastoma (NB). Very few and contradictory publications on their diagnosticExpand
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Ultra high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry vs. commercial immunoassay for determination of vancomycin plasma concentration in children. Possible implications for everyday
Background: Vancomycin therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is necessary for effective and safetherapy. The aim of the this paper was to develop a specific and robust ultra high performance liquidExpand
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Identification and structural characterization by LC-ESI-IONTRAP and LC-ESI-TOF of some metabolic conjugation products of homovanillic acid in urine of neuroblastoma patients.
The levels of urinary catecholamine metabolites, such as homovanillic acid (HVA) and vanillylmandelic acid, are routinely used as a clinical tool in the diagnosis and follow-up of neuroblastoma (NB)Expand
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Erythrocyte Galactose-1-phosphate measurement by GC-MS in the monitoring of classical galactosemia
Abstract Background. Classical galactosemia is a rare but very severe disease characterized by a deficiency of the galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase enzyme. The confirmed galactosemic patientsExpand
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A rapid and robust UHPLC‐DAD method for the quantification of amphotericin B in human plasma
&NA; Amphotericin B is an antifungal drug widely used in Intensive Care Units. Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of amphotericin B is recommended for the assessment of toxicity surveillance andExpand
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A G ] 2 8 M ay 2 01 9 Decision problem for a class of univariate Pfaffian functions Maŕıa
We address the decision problem for sentences involving univariate functions constructed from a fixed Pfaffian function of order 1. We present a new symbolic procedure solving this problem with aExpand
A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry platform for the routine therapeutic drug monitoring of 14 antibiotics: Application to critically ill pediatric patients.
BACKGROUND The accurate measurement of plasma levels of antibiotics is crucial for the individualization of antimicrobial therapies based on PK/PD strategies. In this paper we describe a new rapidExpand