Marini Langner

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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of bottle feeding, as compared to two methods of gavage feeding, on apnoea, bradycardia and oxygen desaturation frequency. PATIENTS Thirty preterm infants breathing room air; gestational age 28.6 +/- 2.1 weeks at birth and 34 +/- 1.4 weeks at study (mean +/- SD). METHODS Nine-hour recordings of pulse oximeter saturation(More)
BACKGROUND Decreasing prevalence of H pylori infection has been reported in some countries. AIM To evaluate the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in a 10-year period in children submitted to upper digestive endoscopy. METHODS It was a retrospective observational study. The records of 1,165 endoscopies performed during a 10-year period in a(More)
CONTEXT Although Helicobacter pylori infection is prevalent in our country, there are few studies evaluating the associated histological abnormalities in children. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the histological features of the gastric mucosa in children and adolescents with Helicobacter pylori gastritis. METHODS One hundred and thirty two gastric biopsies from(More)
AIM To evaluate the furazolidone-based triple therapy in children with symptomatic H pylori gastritis. METHODS A prospective and consecutive open trial was carried out. The study included 38 patients with upper digestive symptoms sufficiently severe to warrant endoscopic investigation. H pylori status was defined based both on histology and on positive(More)
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