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OBJECTIVE To describe bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) in children and adolescents infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and to compare them with data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV (NHANES IV). METHOD The study included 48 children and adolescents (7 to 17 years old) infected with HIV(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate sonographic measurements of visceral and subcutaneous fat in children, and to investigate the usefulness of preperitoneal fat (PF) and the abdominal wall fat index (AFI) as parameters to determine visceral fat and presence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A case-control study of a(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the experience of the Brazilian Program of Pediatric Teleradiology in combining teleconferencing and a virtual learning environment for services integration, collaborative research, and continuing education in pediatric radiology. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed virtual meetings from March 2005 to October 2010 on pediatric(More)
Bone mass in children and adolescents infected with human immunodeiciency virus. Abstract Objective: To describe bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) in children and adolescents infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and to compare them with data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV (NHANES IV).(More)
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