All publications of “Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum”

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Bone health in cerebral palsy and introduction of a novel therapy

Morton Aaron Scheinberg, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Maria Guadalupe Barbosa Pippa, Aline Pinheiros dos Santos Cortada, Telma Gomes da Silva

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3321

ABSTRACTObjective To assess the bone health status of children with cerebral palsy and the therapeutic effect of denosumab in a subgroup of children with cerebral palsy and decreased bone mass.Methods Children with cerebral palsy were evaluated according to their motor disability score (classification system gross motor functions III to V), bone density and bone turnover markers. Dual X-ray energy absorption was used to measure the lumbar spine, and total body, except the head. Thereafter a group of children with cerebral […]

Diagnosis of growing pains in a Brazilian pediatric population: a prospective investigation

Luciana Pereira Almeida de Piano, Ricardo Prado Golmia, Andrea Pimentel Fonseca Golmia, Adriana Maluf Elias Sallum, Lucia Akemi Nukumizu, Damião Guedes Castro, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1692

ABSTRACT Objective: To establish the clinical aspects of growing pains and to determine, through differential diagnosis, how many patients who referred themselves to a specialized clinic were found to have growing pains. Methods: This study prospectively examined the presence of growing pains in a self-reported population of children and adolescents with signs and symptoms (lower limb pains) of unexplained etiology. Results: A total of 345 children and adolescents were evaluated; 174 (50.4%) were males and 171 (49.6%) were females. Three […]