All publications of “Maria Guadalupe Barbosa Pippa”

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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 […]