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Salesa Barja, Eduardo Capo, Lilian Briceño, Leticia Jakubson, Mireya Méndez, Ana Becker
INTRODUCTION: Children with chronic respiratory disease (CRD) are at increased risk of iron deficiency and anemia, which is under-diagnosed. AIM: To describe the iron (Fe) status in children with CRD and to evaluate the effects of its prophylactic indication. METHOD: Prospective study of children with CRD and adequate Fe intake in the diet. At baseline we measured hemogram, C-reactive protein and Fe profile. Subsequently, those with normal plasma hemoglobin (Hb) were not supplemented with Fe (Group A) and those with iron deficiency anemia or at risk of developing it (group B) were supplemented...
May 2013: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
Alejandro Del Castillo-Rueda, María Isabel Moreno-Carralero, Nuria Cuadrado-Grande, Manuel Méndez, María Josefa Morán-Jiménez
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Hyperferritinemia is a common finding in clinical practice. This condition can be congenital or acquired, although it is not always associated with iron overload. Genetic hyperferritinemia is associated with iron overload, hereditary hemochromatosis, or cataracts that progress without iron overload (hereditary hyperferritinemia-cataract syndrome). Metabolic syndrome is associated with hyperferritinemia and mild iron overload, with no increase in transferrin saturation...
June 11, 2011: Medicina Clínica
Alvaro García-Manzanares, Alfredo J Lucendo
Celiac disease (CD) is a primarily digestive systemic disease triggered and maintained by the ingestion of gluten in the diet. Its has a wide clinical spectrum of manifestations, particularly varied in adult patients, in whom, because of their frequent negative serology and mild, nonspecific symptoms, there is a considerable delay in diagnosis. The intestinal lesion caused by CD leads to various deficiencies of nutrients, vitamins, and dietary minerals, with ferropenia, vitamin B12, folic acid, and fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies being especially frequent...
April 2011: Nutrition in Clinical Practice
M A Gentil, M A Pérez-Valdivia, M López-Mendoza, F Ortega, M Arias, C Gómez-Alamillo, J M Campistol
ARES is a multicenter, prospective study of the prevalence, management, and repercussions on the quality of life of anemia in renal transplant patients with a reduced renal function (creatinine clearance according to Cockcroft-Gault: </=60 and >15 mL/min). The frequency of factor deficiency and its relationship with anemia were analyzed at the baseline time of the study. Of the 500 patients included in the main study, valid data were available for iron metabolism in n = 419 microg/dL; folic acid, n = 205 ng/mL; and vitamin B12, n = 210 pg/mL...
November 2008: Transplantation Proceedings
Francisco Pérez Roldán, Jesús Javier Castellanos Monedero, Pedro González Carro, María Concepción Villafáñez García, Oscar Roncero García-Escribano, María Luisa Legaz Huidobro, Francisco Ruiz Carrillo
UNLABELLED: Iron deficiency anemia of unknown origin is a frequent cause of anemia in which etiological diagnosis is often not achieved, despite currently available diagnostic techniques. Recent studies suggest that, in the absence of digestive tract lesions, Helicobacter pylori infection could be the cause of iron deficiency anemia, due to the alterations produced in gastric iron absorption. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether H. pylori eradication resolves iron deficiency anemia and removes the need for oral iron administration...
April 2008: Gastroenterología y Hepatología
Clara Menendez, David Schellenberg, Llorenç Quinto, Elizeus Kahigwa, Luisa Alvarez, John J Aponte, Pedro L Alonso
Iron deficiency and Plasmodium falciparum malaria are the two main causes of anemia in young children in region endemic for this disease. The impact on iron status of prophylactic oral iron supplementation (2 mg/kg/day from two to six months of age) and the duration of this effect were assessed in a group of 832 Tanzanian infants exposed to P. falciparum malaria. Iron parameters and red blood cell indices were assessed at 2, 5, 8, and 12 months of age. Infants who received iron supplements had a significantly lower prevalence of iron deficiency (P < 0...
October 2004: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
E Aleo Luján, C Gil López, F A González Fernández, A Villegas Martínez, F Valverde Moreno
BACKGROUND: The serum transferrin receptor (TfR) presents certain advantages over other parameters of cellular iron status because it does not vary in acute or chronic diseases. OBJECTIVE: To establish reference ranges of TfR in healthy children for our laboratory, to define the distribution of this variable in children with acute illness and in those with iron deficiency, and to evaluate the diagnostic yield of TfR, the transferrin-receptor/ferritin ratio (TfR/F) and the transferrin-receptor-ferritin index (TfR-F) in distinguishing ferropenic from infectious anemia...
May 2004: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 1963: Revista Chilena de Pediatría
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 1960: Revista Española de Pediatría
A Conca, E Bertsch, A Küng, R Waschgler, W Hrubos, P König, M Hansen
There is some evidence of ferropenia correlating with neuroleptic malignant syndrome and catatonic symptoms. The aim of this prospective and naturalistic study was to investigate the implications of ferremia in patients undergoing an intramuscular injection treatment of Zuclopenthixol-acetate in Visceolo. We recruited 59 catatonic patients (33 females). Age, sex, psychiatric and somatic diagnoses, body mass index (BMI), dosage and duration of Zuclopenthixol-acetate medication and the timing of the changeover from intramuscular to oral prescription, the single dosage of Clopenthixol if initially coadministered, incidence, onset and duration of transient benign hyperthermia, iron, ferritin, transferrin and saturation values, and white and red blood cell counts as well as liver function and electrolytes were registered...
February 2003: European Psychiatry: the Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists
M Delgado del Rey, C Gómez Candela, A I Cos Blanco, C Iglesias Rosado, M V Fernández Ibáñez, R Castillo Rabaneda, R Mateo Lobo, J A González Sánchez
Gastric cancer continues to be the second cause of cancer-related mortality in the world. Surgery is the only potentially curative therapy, although the adverse effects of surgery are considerable and include digestive symptoms, loss of appetite and malnutrition. Our study included 45 patients subjected to gastrectomy who were under treatment at our unit during 2000. The data given here refer to their first visit following surgery. The most frequent complications were diarrhoea (31%), pain (29%) and early dumping (24%)...
September 2002: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
T Durá Travé, P Aguirre Abad, C Mauleón Rosquil, M S Oteiza Flores, L Díaz Velaz
AIMS: To study the prevalence of depletion of organic iron stores, ferropenia and ferropenic anemia in the adolescent population in a health care district in northern Spain. Design. Cross-sectional, with systematic sampling. SETTING: Primary health care service in a rural setting. PARTICIPANTS: Sample of 204 healthy adolescents aged 10.0 to 14.0 years; 93 males, 111 females. MAIN MEASURES: Familial and personal antecedents, physical activity, date of menarche, weight, height and body mass index, hemoglobin (Hb), mean corpuscular volume (MCV), transferrin saturation index (TSI) and serum ferritin (SF) were recorded for 1 out of every 4 adolescents who visited the health center for a regular check-up...
February 15, 2002: Atencion Primaria
J Juncà
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 3, 2001: Medicina Clínica
V Peralta, M J Cuesta, I Mata, J F Serrano, F Perez-Nievas, M C Natividad
BACKGROUND: Since low serum iron has been reported in a variety of neuropsychiatric motor disorders, this study was conducted to examine serum iron in patients with a catatonic disorder. METHODS: Forty catatonic and 40 noncatatonic psychotic patients were studied in relation to serum iron levels. The association of serum iron with other clinical variables was also examined. RESULTS: Catatonics had significantly lower mean serum iron than noncatatonics...
March 15, 1999: Biological Psychiatry
M A Martínez-Olmos, C Gómez-Candela, A I de Cos, B González-Fernández, C Iglesias, N Hillman, R Castillo
With the alm of evaluating the nutritional treatment of anorexia nervosa (AN) in our center, evolutive data were collected, as well as anthropometric and biochemical parameters, of out out patient department (OPD) as well as of our hospital admissions (HA) which took place between 1989-91 (period A) and between 1992-95 (period B). 79 cases of HA were included (5 men, 31 women), with a duration of hospitalization of 36.96 +/- 22.02 days, with the reason for release most often (86.84%) being reaching the agreed upon weight, and 124 cases of OPD (12 men and 112 women), who were followed for 11...
May 1997: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
F Ataulfo González, A Bermejo, J Sánchez, E Anguita, A Villegas
OBJECTIVE: The evaluation of the RNA content in reticulocytes by means of flow cytometry allows us to differentiate three reticulocyte populations by their degree of maturity: LFR, MFR and HFR. We have studied the value of those reticulocyte subpopulations for the differential diagnosis in polycythemia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We have studied 25 polycythemia patients, 12 of these were diagnosed of polycythemia vera (PV) and 13 of secondary polycythemia (PS). Reticulocytes and their different reticulocyte populations were automatically analyzed by flow cytometry using the Sysmex R-2000 analyzer (TOA Corp...
October 1997: Sangre
B Bermejo, J Rovira, M Olona, M Serra, B Soriano, J Vaqué
BACKGROUND: Fertile-aged women are a population group at special risk for developing ferropenia. In the periodic health care examinations, hemogram, among other tests, are included to detect the most advanced state of iron deficity, ferropenic anemia. Likewise, preanemic ferropenia presents a certain morbidity. The aim of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of screening serum ferritin determination in health care examinations of fertile-aged women. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: An observational transversal study was carried out in 322 women in whom hemogram and serum ferritin were determined...
March 30, 1996: Medicina Clínica
M C Hernández Lamas, J C López Pérez-Lanzac, I Prat Arrojo, F Sánchez Gordo, E Arleth Christensen, E Sánchez Font
PURPOSE: To evaluate blood donation as a cause of iron deficiency. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Serum ferritin levels were determined by enzymoimmunoassay with an SRItm autoanalyser in 500 blood donors of both sexes chosen at random and in 200 suitors for blood donation, used as control group. Iron deficiency was defined by ferritin values below 15 ng/dL. Age, sex, total number of blood donations and those carried out in the last year were all correlated for the statistical analysis, performed with the SPSS/PC+ pack...
February 1994: Sangre
C A Caramelo, J B Cannata, M R Rodeles, J L Fernández Martín, J R Mosquera, B Monzú, J Outeiriño, G Blum, C Andrea, A J Lopez Farré
Twenty-three hemodialysis patients exposed to an accidental aluminum overload, showed increased erythropoietin requirements and decreased erythrocyte mean corpuscular volume (MCV). At the peak of the intoxication, MCV and plasma aluminum levels changed from unrelated (r = 0.02) to strongly related (r = 0.425) variables. The molar proportion of plasma aluminum to plasma iron increased dramatically (from 1:13.8 to 1:2.4). This significant increment in the aluminum/iron ratio made higher the relative offer of aluminum with respect to iron to the erythroid precursor cells...
January 1995: Kidney International
A Winter, H Taboada, R Ducos, N Norambuena, S Vera, C Delgado
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November 1970: Revista Chilena de Pediatría
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