Luiz Antonio Del Ciampo

Learn More
To evaluate the relationship between measures of body composition in obese adolescents by the methods of bioelectrical impedance analysis, deuterium oxide dilution and anthropometric measures, proposing an equation. The variables were weight, height, BMI, triceps and subscapular skinfold thickness, waist and arm muscle circumference, lean body mass, fat(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the determining factors of anemia and iron deficiency in children attending two day care centers in the town of Pontal, southeast of Brazil. METHODS Cross-sectional study was conducted in 192 children aged 12 to 72 months. Personal data (age, sex, use of medicinal iron supplements, duration of breast-feeding, type of delivery,(More)
Objective: to know the food intake of eutrophic and overweight adolescents. Methods: casecontrol study that analyzed the food intake and habits of adolescents with normal weight and overweight, matched for age and sex, using a food frequency questionnaire and food diaries for 3 days, compared with the Food Guide for the Brazilian Population and analyzed by(More)
1. PhD; Professor, Universidade de Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. Director of the Department of Pediatric Nutritional Studies, Associação Brasileira de Nutrologia (ABRAN). 2. Professor, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. 3. PhD; Professor, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto,(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Injuries are an important cause of morbidity during adolescence, but can be avoided through learning about some of their characteristics. This study aimed to identify the most frequent injuries among adolescents attended at an emergency service. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective descriptive study on adolescents attended at the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of a preschool girl who developed acute urinary retention associated with constipation. CASE DESCRIPTION A girl aged six years old presented a 24 hour history of inability to urinate. She was went twice to the emergency room during this period. In the first admission, 12 hours after the onset of the symptoms, she presented(More)
Background: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is endemic in Brazil and health professionals have difficulty in recognizing its subclinical form. In addition, serum retinol concentrations do not always represent vitamin A status in the organism.Objective: To identify VAD in preschool children by the serum 30-day dose–response test (+S30DR) and to examine its(More)
Background/Objectives:Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a world public health problem contributing to the increase in childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries and severe deficiency of vitamin A may lead to xerophthalmia and blindness. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of VAD among Brazilian school-aged children(More)