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Gastrointestinal disfunctional disorders child

Emanuele Nicastro, Xavier Stephenne, Françoise Smets, Fabio Fusaro, Catherine de Magnée, Raymond Reding, Etienne M Sokal
PFIC 1 is a genetic disorder characterized by hepatic and gastrointestinal disease, often requiring LT during childhood. Extrahepatic symptoms, such as diarrhea and malabsorption, do not improve or may be aggravated after LT, as graft steatosis or steatohepatitis as consequences of the interaction between transplanted liver and native bowel. We describe a patient with PFIC 1 who presented with cholestasis in infancy, who developed intractable pruritus and liver fibrosis. The child underwent living donor LT at 3...
August 2012: Pediatric Transplantation
M Landolina, P Beck Peccoz, G Piscitelli, A P Maggioni, A Volpi, F Galletti, G Tognoni, G Ferrario, P Giani
Amiodarone is a very active antiarrhythmic agent, but true incidence of Amiodarone-related side effects is still questionable. In a prospective trial of 400 or 200 mg of Amiodarone day for 56 days in 58 patients, we monitored thyroid and liver function, blood count, chest x-ray, ecg. In addiction we took regularly notice of subjective disturbances and physical signs. Side effects were: conduction disturbances 6%, bradycardia less than 50/min. 2%, gastrointestinal 12%, sleep disorders 12%, hyperthyroidism 4,15% and hypothyroidism 6...
September 1984: Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia
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