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Paediatrics

Tics and Tourette’s syndrome

Authors: Shivam Om Mittal MD

Tics and Tourette’s syndrome are common hyperkinetic movement disorders seen mostly in the pediatric age group. This review emphasizes the diagnosis and distinguishing of Tourette’s from other movement disorders.

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Multifocal infantile haemangiomatosis with hepatic involvement: two cases and treatment management

Authors: Antonio Ruggiero MD, Palma Maurizi MD, Silvia Triarico MD, Michele Antonio Capozza MD, Stefano Mastrangelo MD, Giorgio Attinà MD

This paper describes two case studies of infants with multifocal infantile haemangiomatosis and hepatic involvement. A review of current therapeutic approaches is also presented.

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Tumor lysis syndrome in childhood malignancies

Authors: Wing Lum Cheung MBBS, MRCPCH, Kam Lun Hon MBBS, MD (CUHK), FAAP, FCCM, Cheuk Man Fung MBChB, MRCPCH, Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP (UK & Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP

This review provides an update on the current understanding, evaluation, and management of tumor lysis syndrome in childhood malignancies.

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Efficacy and safety of a GABAergic drug (Gamalate® B6): effects on behavior and cognition in young adults with borderline-to-mild intellectual developmental disabilities and ADHD

Authors: Ramón Novell MD, Susanna Esteba-Castillo PhD, Emili Rodriguez PhD

Gamalate B6 was evaluated in patients
with borderline intellectual functioning or mild intellectual
development disability and found to be effective and well tolerated for ADHD and challenging behavior.

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Neonatal pharmacology and clinical implications

Authors: Antonio Ruggiero MD, Anna Ariano MD, Silvia Triarico MD, Michele Antonio Capozza MD, Pietro Ferrara MD, Giorgio Attinà MD

This review article analyses the main pharmacokinetic aspects (ADME) that exist during the neonatal period and offers a description of the physiological background for variability in pharmacological dosing.

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